Assistant Landscape Architect /CAD Technician /Graduate - LVIA

Bluetownonline Ltd
Colchester, Essex
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job title: Assistant Landscape Architect / CAD Technician / Graduate

Location: Dedham, Colchester

Salary: £19,000 - £26,000 per annum

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Closing Date: 15th August 2017

Interview Date: Week Commencing 21st August 2017

Job Role:

This is a new position for a Graduate / Assistant Landscape Architect (could also suit an experienced Cad technician) to work predominately with our Client's newly formed Landscape Planning & Design business. You will work both independently and as part of the wider team on a diverse portfolio of work including site visits, landscape and visual assessment, masterplans and detailed design as well as overseeing the implementation and ongoing management of projects. An interest in ecological led design would be beneficial, with opportunities to work alongside and within their Arboriculture and Ecology Consultancies.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right person, your days will not be the same and you will need to be able to think both strategically and creatively to succeed liaising with colleagues and their clients to ensure services are delivered to the highest possible standard.

About the Company:

They are a specialist Landscape Planning & Design, Ecological and Arboricultural consultancy that prides itself on having the same core values that it did 10 years ago when they were founded. They have experienced sustainable growth throughout this period and have become renowned by their clients for their pragmatic, solution based approach to consultancy. They work for a variety of clients ranging from multinational prestigious organisations to one off small projects for homeowners.

Our team

They are passionate about the quality of service they provide. They understand that by providing a personalised and professional service they are helping to secure the future growth of the company. They are professional, pragmatic consultants who strive to meet the needs of their clients and to deliver a product they are proud to put their name to. They all value team work, transparency and honesty as highly as they do their professional skills.

Why Join the Company?

At this Company, they will provide you with a unique opportunity to develop by exposing you to a diverse schedule of work, helping you to progress your career with them. Full training and support including Pathway to Chartership (P2C) is given to allow you to grow rounded skill sets such as project management, technical expertise and client management skills. They ensure that everyone has a continuous professional development plan in place that means all staff achieve their personal goals. They take pride in developing their people and allowing them to grow into the consultant they want to be, this ethos has created a highly motivated team which deliver bespoke ecological solutions to their clients, providing the platform for growth and the opportunity for new people to join their exciting company.

If you like the sound of their company and would like to join their team then they would love to hear from you. Please confirm that you have the following skills and experience before applying.

  • A relevant Degree and Post-Graduate Diploma / Masters in Landscape Architecture
  • Creative, with a good understanding of design and the principles of hard and soft landscape
  • Able to prepare a range of plans from concepts / masterplans to detailed and technical drawings
  • Some knowledge or a general understanding of Landscape Assessment / LVIA is desirable
  • Proficiency in CAD, Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft packages. Some experience of Sketchup is desirable
  • Good graphic ability and presentation skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to show initiative and work effectively either on your own or as part of a team
  • An interest in ecology led design
  • A full clean UK driving license is desirable


  • Competitive salary
  • Increasing holiday entitlement for every year of service
  • Extra day off on your birthday
  • Flexible working
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Overtime - subject to requirement
  • Company mobile phone and Laptop (role dependant)
  • Training budget and progression plan
  • Opportunities to develop your career with a growing business

(All subject to the terms of the company handbook)

Please send your application including a portfolio of your work (please limit examples of work to a maximum of 5 sides of A3.

UK Residents Only Please

Applications close 15th of August with interviews to be held from the week commencing 21st of August.

Please click the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with experience or relevant job titles of; Landscape Architect, CAD Technician, Land Technician, Landscaper, LVIA, Landscape Assessor, Landscape Technician, Land Surveyor, Land Purchaser, Land Analyst, Land Procurement Officer, Landscape Architect, Landscape Engineer, Land Architect, CILA, Chartered Landscape Architect, Plot Buyer, Land Survey Executive, Landscape Surveyor, Land Appraisal Executive, Chartered Institute of Landscape Architects, Landscape Officer, Graduate Landscape Technician, Ecology Led Design, Arboriculture Consultant, Ecology Consultant, Landscape Planner may also be considered for this role.