Sites Southwest is seeking a motivated community planner for our Albuquerque, New Mexico office. The position will have the opportunity to lead and contribute to meaningful community and design-related planning projects related to housing, outdoor recreation, economic development, land development, and comprehensive planning strategies. The Planner 2 position requires a candidate who is a great communicator with strong organizational skills and a master’s degree in a planning-related field. This position will emphasize mapping and GIS analysis along with general planning responsibilities. Sites Southwest offers flexible work schedules, benefits, and a salary commensurate with experience.
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Senior Landscape Architect / Project Manager
Sites Southwest is seeking an experienced Landscape Architect interested in project management and leadership to join our office in Albuquerque, New Mexico (other offices include El Paso, Texas, and the high desert of Bend Oregon). For 26 years, our firm has focused on sustainable and equitable design through community-oriented planning and landscape architecture. Our goal is to help our client communities thrive, building on an understanding of local assets and opportunities to provide creative solutions to complex community and environmental design challenges.
This full time position will include managing multi-disciplinary projects involving mixed uses, parks, trails, streetscapes, open space, agricultural and other project typologies. Responsibilities include working with clients to develop preliminary and conceptual designs, overseeing the development of designs, and preparing construction documents and technical specifications/drawings. The position will also assist with writing, cost estimating, fieldwork, and may include some construction administration. Applicants should be able to demonstrate leadership, work cooperatively, delegate tasks to landscape designers/architects and planners, and find opportunities to help team members grow in their related positions. Versatility and willingness to take on a variety of tasks within projects is essential and some travel will be required.
The ideal candidate will be a licensed landscape architect with six-to-eight years of professional experience, a deep understanding of the professional practice, and interest in professional growth. It will be important to have a good understanding of digital and hand-drawn graphics and experience with AutoCAD, GIS, LandFX, the Adobe Suite, Sketch-Up, and/or other graphics programs. Applicants should also have a strong interest in sustainable and equitable design in southwestern and high-desert environments. Candidates will ideally have knowledge and experience with office management, finances, and marketing, and an interest in company leadership and business development.
If interested, send a letter of interest, resume, and portfolio to: email@example.com