Planner/Landscape Architect Manager

at Charles P. Johnson & Associates, Inc.
Location Silver Spring
Date Posted April 28, 2021
Category Engineering
Job Type Not Specified


Charles P. Johnson & Associates seeks an enthusiastic, career driven Senior Planner/Landscape Architect to lead the Planning and Landscape Architecture Division in the Silver Spring, MD office. This is a client facing role that will be responsible for preparing and managing a wide range of large and small projects including residential, mixed use, commercial and institutional. The ideal candidate will be responsible for the preparation of project proposals and billing as well as meeting project budgets and exceeding client expectations (goals?). The candidate will be responsible for managing a staff of registered landscape architects, landscape designers, site designers and CAD technicians and will provide direct mentorship to junior staff and other design professionals to develop design drawings. The position requires the attendance of regular meetings with the clients and agencies and must have a complete understanding of the regulations that govern the design, review and approval processes within the various local agencies. Additionally, the candidate will participate in organizations and activities related to the industry and contribute to the CPJ marketing effort.


Required Skills and Experience

  • Registered Landscape Architect with a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Landscape Architecture

  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in site planning and landscape architectural design

  • Project and Staff management skills

  • Graphic design presentation skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including oral presentations

  • Proficiency in site grading and planting plans

  • Proficiency using Autodesk Civil 3D

  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office

Recommended Skills

  • Familiar with Montgomery and Prince Georges County, MD development process

  • Proficiency using Sketch-Up, Photoshop or similar design software

  • Proficiency using Office 365 and Bluebeam