Land8 Industry Job Listings

Post a Job

Post an Internship

View:    Jobs     Internships

Landscape Architect Intern
New York, NY
Full-Time

Title: Landscape Architect Intern

The mission of Forestry, Horticulture and Natural Resources is to protect, restore, expand and manage New York City’s natural spaces and green infrastructure. The division is responsible for citywide urban forestry, ecological and horticulture initiatives. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. www.nyc.gov/parks

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES
• Reporting to the Director of Green Infrastructure and working closely with the Street Tree Planting team, perform landscape architectural work of moderate difficulty and responsibility.
• Prepare landscape and tree planting design plans for the replacement and planting of new trees within landscaped areas of parks, considering historical context, current park use, existing park infrastructure and overall future park canopy goals.
• Specify tree species selections based on tree habit, size, longevity, tolerances and biological requirements.
• Coordinate and correspond with inter-agency teams, community members and public officials regarding various aspects of projects.
• Prepare specifications and estimates of quantities.
• Investigate and propose solutions to problems of grading, spatial organization and site utilization.
• Consult with foresters, engineers and contractors on a regular basis throughout projects.
• Examine consultant contract drawings, specifications and construction estimates; submit reports.
• Conduct site inspections for quality assurance.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
1. A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited college or university.

This position is exempt from NYC residency requirements.

PREFERRED SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS
1. Demonstrated ability to design and complete landscape architecture projects as demonstrated by a portfolio.
2. Knowledge of green infrastructure principles and practices.
3. Certification as an arborist by the International Society of Arboriculture, or registered as a consulting arborist by the American Society of Consulting Arborists.
4. Strong arboricultural and horticulture background.
5. Knowledge of AutoCAD, Photoshop, PowerPoint and 3D rendering.
6. Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
7. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
8. Driver license valid in New York State.

Salary: $47,860 - $55,039

Apply by 9/18/17

For external applicants, please apply through www.nyc.gov/careers
1) Go to www.nyc.gov/careers/search
2) Search for Job ID#: 302086

For details about NYC Parks: www.nyc.gov/parks

NOTE: All resumes must be received no later than the last day of the posting period. References will be required upon request.

Posted: 9/13/2017

New Jobs!

Members

Forum

Looking for AutoCAD Tutor in Bay Area 1 Reply

I am looking for someone to help me work through coursework assignments and hopefully help me improve my proficiency with AutoCAD.  From now through December, once a week.  I have available slots during the day as well as in the evenings/weekends so…Continue

Started by Arran Jacobson in EDUCATION. Last reply by J. Robert Wainner on Thursday.

Tree for inside/ outside 16 Replies

I'm designing a home in Temecula, CA, Zone 10, where i'd like to have a tree growing inside and the same kind of tree outside.  Both indoor and outdoor spaces receive partial to full sun depending on the time of day.I have 2 questions:- The height…Continue

Started by Paul Minotto in DETAILS & MATERIALS. Last reply by Paul Minotto Sep 19.

HOUSTON, TEXAS - Flooding & Drainage Design - August 28, 2017 15 Replies

HOUSTON, TEXAS...Flooding & Drainage Design - Hurricane HarveyI would like to read thoughts and opinions of any LAs here on LAND 8 about the FLOODING and DRAINAGE design issues in the Houston, Texas area.I realize that for CITIES......have…Continue

Started by J. Robert Wainner in STORY BOARD. Last reply by Tara Klein Sep 13.

What is the best way to improve design skills? 21 Replies

I have a passion for public green open space design but don't have much experience in this type of project. What would you recommend for someone like me to improve on this? Continue

Started by Benjamin Loh in GENERAL DISCUSSION. Last reply by Tom Turner Aug 31.

© 2017   Created by Matt Alcide.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service