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Wanted: Entry Level Landscape Architect

Wanted: Entry Level Landscape Architect

Basham & Lucas is looking for a motivated New Grad to fill the position of Entry Level Landscape Architect. Gain experience in a professional environment with designers who have over 30 years of experience in your field.

No Recruiters Please. Instructions on how to apply for this position are at the bottom of the posting.

Job Title: Entry Level Landscape Architect (Landscape Architect I)

Pay: Salary (Based on experience) Range: $50,000 to $60,000

Job Type: Full Time – On site (Periodic WFH Days provided after 2 years employment)

Benefits: 401(k), Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, 14 Days Paid Time Off

Education: Bachelor’s Degree (Required) Graduate Degree (Positive Attribute)

Experience: 0-2 years Relevant Experience, this is an Entry Position and applicants with no prior experience but with a strong passion and willingness to learn are encouraged to apply.

A Landscape Architecture License is not required for this position.

Work Location: Jacksonville, FL

Full Job Description:

Basham & Lucas Design Group is a full services design firm located in Jacksonville, Florida celebrating 25 years in business. Our firm offers Land Planning, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Hardscape, and Graphic Design. We are looking for a highly passionate Landscape Design Professional who is seeking to continue their journey learning and growing their design talents in creating the outdoor environment we live in.

Gain valuable experience while working towards building a solid foundation in Landscape and Hardscape design under the mentorship of Licensed LA professionals who have been in the business for over 20 years. An ideal candidate would be focused, open to learning new skills and programs, and a desire to work independently when needed to produce high quality work.

Basic Proficiency in AutoCAD is required. Experience in LandFX, Adobe Creative Suite, Bluebeam, Sketchup, Revit, or Lumion would be useful in this position. Knowledge of the creation of working drawings and Landscape Architecture Design Sets for permitting would be preferred but is not required.

Job Duties:

> Working closely with the Full Landscape Design Department on a range of company Projects
> Assisting with Designing, Evaluating, and Packaging Landscape and Hardscape Designs based on Client goals and project budgets
> Creating Clear and Concise Landscape & Hardscape Plans, Construction Details, and Material Specifications
> Assist in the creation and continued maintenance of a Digital Standards Library of Elements, CAD blocks, Details and Templates
> Assistance in other disciplines outside of Landscape Architecture when needed

At Basham & Lucas we are a passionate team Design Professionals who take pride in providing Quality work to our clients. If you are looking for a place to grow in your career and gain valuable skills in a friendly but professional office that values hard work alongside enjoying your workday Basham & Lucas is the place for you.

Start Date: This Job Opening is available for an immediate Start Date but is flexible based on candidate’s availability.

To Apply:

To apply for this position please send the following:
Short Introductory Letter about yourself and your job goals
Link to a Portfolio of your work (academic projects accepted)
Send to with the Subject Title “Entry Level Landscape Architect Interest”

Current Employee Testimonials:

“I have had the privilege of working as a landscape designer at Basham Lucas for a few years, led by two exceptional individuals, Paul Basham and Mike Lucas. Their visionary leadership, dedication to innovation, and commitment to promoting a collaborative and creative work environment have made my experience here at Basham truly rewarding. The projects we have collectively undertaken are both challenging and inspiring, and I am very honored to be a part of this company. In addition to their outstanding leadership, I must commend my coworkers we have on our team. This is an amazing group of professionals who consistently demonstrate their expertise and willingness to collaborate. Working alongside such a creative, supportive, and dedicated team has been a truly enriching experience and it is a testament to the positive culture that Paul and Mike have encouraged.” – 4th Year Landscape Designer

“Honestly, the best place I have ever worked. The projects are interesting, and every day is a new creative opportunity. A perfect place to start building on your experience for a solid professional foundation. Paul and Mike are amazing to work for and while we do work hard, we also have plenty of fun to create a great office environment that I’m happy to come to every day.” – 3rd Year Employee, hired out of Grad School