Current Vacancies

Experienced Senior Landscape Architect

 

The post:

  • Full time permanent position, based at our offices in Bradford-on-Avon, near Bath.
  • The post will involve:
  • Carrying out site-based landscape and visual surveys and producing LVIAs
  • Writing landscape chapters as part of Environmental Statements.
  • Developing appropriate hard and soft landscape designs for a range of developments at all design stages, from masterplanning through to detailed design, including specifications.
  • Working within a multidisciplinary team and integrating ecological / hydrological features into designs.
  • Producing technical drawings using AutoCAD and other software as well as by hand.
  • Producing illustrations and photomontages using relevant software.
  • Managing projects within a robust quality assurance system.
  • Acting as day to day client interface.
  • Leading the landscape team within the office.
  • Winning new business.

The candidate:

You will have:

  • A Degree in Landscape Architecture and a postgraduate diploma in Landscape Architecture (or equivalent)
  • Chartered status and full membership of the Landscape Institute.
  • At least 5 years relevant consultancy experience, with proven technical experience in producing LVIAs, landscape chapters for Environmental Statements and detailed soft and hard landscape designs and specification work.
  • A strong level of expertise in a range of software including AutoCAD, Keyscape, Adobe Creative Suite, SketchUp and NBS. Some knowledge of GIS would be beneficial.
  • Experience of managing challenging projects.
  • Familiarity with BIM and its uses in the delivery of public realm projects.
  • A proven project track record within a consultancy environment, showing good commercial awareness and successful outcomes.
  • Good working knowledge of the UK planning system.
  • Proven skills and experience in project management, and in building successful relationships with clients, regulators and stakeholders.
  • Proven skills and experience in the production of written reports, LVIAs drawings and specifications to a high professional standard.
  • Proven track record of winning new landscape consultancy projects.
  • Eligibility to work in the UK, a full clean driving license and access to a car.

In return, we offer a competitive starting salary, contributory pension scheme and employee rewards scheme after three months.

 

Please apply with a brief covering letter outlining why your particular skills are right for us, together with a CV outlining your qualifications and professional work experience, as well as examples of your graphic and written work (max. 10 A4 sheets) to liz@johnsassociates.co.uk or to:

 

Liz Johns

Limpley Mill

Lower Stoke

Bath, BA2 7FJ

 

Johns Associates is an Equal Opportunities Employer

 

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