Landscape Architect - Contract

Immediate 12 month contract opportunity for a talented Landscape Architect to work for a south-west council on high profile landscape and urban projects.
  • Salary: A$50-A$55 per hour
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Sydney
  • Sector: Landscape
  • Job Ref: 52675

About this role

This local council is looking for a Landscape Architect to join its team on a 12 month contract to work on a range of projects, including public realm, park and playground projects. You will be a good all-rounder with previous experience in Project Management who is capable of working independently and as part of a team through all stages of schemes from design through to construction. If you are ready to hit the ground running, this could be the right role for you.Key responsibilities

  • You will need good writing skills for correspondence, reports and guidelines 
  • Good organisational skills with the ability to work autonomously and in a team  environment
  • Manage the design and development of key projects to ensure they are completed on time and budget
  • Report to key contacts  including civil engineers, design officers and technical staff
  • Ability to prepare material to deadlines and for presentations
  • You will be working on Local Government, green infrastructure, playgrounds, parks and recreation

Skills and experience

  • Completed qualifications in Architecture, landscape or urban design, with a minimum 2-5 years’ experience  
  • Expert AutoCAD skills gained through professional practice experience is essential
  • Experience working in Local Government/Public Sector  
  • Experience with Project documentation and good site analysis and assessment skills 
  • Excellent attention to detail and presentation skills, documentation and detailing ability
  • Understanding of Australian building standards and codes
  • Good visual, verbal and written communication skills

Benefits and culture

  • Gain valuable experience working within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Rewarding and meaningful career working with the community
  • A culture dedicated to the best public outcome and place making  

Ryan Barton

Bio: Ryan studied landscape architecture at the Manchester School of Architecture before gaining some architectural design experience in Shenzhen, China, after which he returned to the UK to work for landscape and urban design specialists, Plincke. Having gained valuable experience in the industry, Ryan settled in Sydney to recruit for Australia’s leading design studios specialising in Architecture, Landscape and Urban Design.

+61 (0)2 9212 0230

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