Landscape Architect Job Alerts 2020



Landscape Architect vacancy – Job Description

Ref. LA02-LA-200731


Downey Landscape, part of the Downey Group which consists of Planning, Architecture and Landscape, are currently seeking to appoint a highly motivated Landscape Architect to join our multi-disciplinary team based in Dublin City Centre.

The successful candidate will have a degree in Landscape Architecture; 3 to 5 years of experience working as a Landscape Architect, strong graphic design skills, particularly in AutoCAD, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and SketchUp software packages as well as interest in hard and soft International Landscape Design, corporate membership status with the Irish Landscape Institute or chartership status with the Landscape Institute UK as a bonus but not a minimum requirement; we offer full support and mentoring towards achieving the Chartership Status with the Irish Landscape Institute (MILI) and Landscape Institute UK (CMLI) as well as sponsorship of professional membership fees.

You will have the opportunity to work on a diverse range of projects throughout all stages of the design, including feasibility studies, planning applications, tender & construction design, on site supervision as well as Landscape & Visual Impact assessments for projects across the residential, commercial, town enhancement, open space, public realm and transportation sectors.

The role is full time, on permanent basis and would include working from the office located in Dublin 2 and remotely from home on bi-weekly schedule (one week – working from the office > subsequent week – working remotely).


Qualifications / Experience / Skills required:

  • Degree or equivalent in Landscape Architecture or Urban Design
  • 3 to 5 years of post-graduate experience
  • Strong graphic design skills and proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Cloud / Creative Suite
  • SketchUp or other 3D modelling software being an advantage
  • Knowledge and keen interest in hard and soft landscape design and detailing
  • Planting / horticulture knowledge
  • Biodiversity / Sustainable Design knowledge
  • Attention to detail and ability to take ownership of tasks assigned
  • Ability to deliver tasks from inception to completion under supervision of senior staff
  • Effective team working skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Additional qualifications but not a minimum requirement:

  • Corporate Membership with Irish Landscape Institute or Chartered Membership with Landscape institute UK


  • Conceptual and detailed landscape design
  • Production of hard and soft landscape design as required during various stages of the design
  • Production of planting, hardscape and site furniture schedules
  • Roof garden design
  • Preparation of Landscape Design Rationale / Landscape Design Statement Reports
  • Landscape Appraisals and Landscape & Visual Impact Assessments
  • Site surveys
  • Site supervision
  • Public consultation
  • Liaison with multidisciplinary team of architects, planners and civil engineers
  • Liaison with product manufacturers, sales representatives, clients and other stakeholders


If you would like to become an important part of our business and help with transforming Irish landscapes please email your CV with a short cover note outlining your experience to date as well as samples of your work / portfolio to:


UCD Research Manager, Landscape Architecture, UCD

Closing date 13th August 2020







Position of Senior Landscape Architect / Project Manager in our Dublin Office


Cunnane Stratton Reynolds is an award-winning national practice with offices in Dublin, Cork and Galway, offering full Landscape Architectural, Town Planning and Arboricultural services. We also offer services in the UK through our sister offices in London and Manchester. The practice has a broad and expanding portfolio of park/public open space design, masterplanning and public realm work, commercial and residential projects, landscape and countryside resource planning and landscape planning / impact assessment. We are currently looking to appoint an experienced and  Senior Landscape Architect / Project Manager to join our friendly team in our centrally located offices in Dublin.


The applicant should be a team player with good technical skills who wishes to be involved in the development of innovative, cost effective and buildable solutions in an environment that is collaborative, stimulating and challenging. The role is for self-motivated individual with good design detailing, site and construction experience in hard and soft landscaping. The role offers significant potential for professional development and advancement, working on a wide range of landscape projects for a range of private and public sector clients.


You will have a Degree in Landscape Architecture, MILI or equivalent or eligible/working towards full membership,  at least 5-10 years experience with a strong emphasis managing and delivering projects through detailed design to site, excellent AutoCAD skills and a full driving licence.


You will demonstrate a technical expertise in order to be able to carry out the following job/project accountabilities:

  • Working as a Project Manager, project management responsibilities, including contractual, financial and programme management of projects through design, detailing and construction.
  • Establish strong working relationships with other members of the landscape team and internal teams across the business.
  • Clear communication, including the ability to write concise technical reports and to contribute to conference calls, meetings and workshops.
  • Be client facing and respond to client requirements.
  • Produce or oversee the production of drawings and other technical documentation using appropriate software, with the necessary level of detail as required at various stages of development: strategies, conceptual design, detailed design and production information through to supervising implementation of works on site.
  • Assist in compiling tender submissions and securing new work.
  • Have the technical ability, knowledge and competence to manage and provide guidance to teach and develop junior.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and iteratively within a multi-disciplinary design team.
  • Have a clear understanding of the design and construction process including contractual and statutory requirements such as BIM and BCAR process.


Please submit your details including a letter of interest and accompanied by an up to date Curriculum Vitae and a Portfolio of relevant project work for the attention of Declan O’Leary to Cunnane Stratton Reynolds by email to



Vacancy for Landscape Architect & Graduate Landscape Architect Role: Closing Date 26th June 2020

Ronan MacDiarmada & Associates Ltd are a Dublin based landscape architecture practice with over 25 years’ experience.  RMDA offer services from design stage through to construction.  Our projects include public and private commercial developments, residential developments, healthcare, and education campuses.

We have an opportunity for a Landscape Architect with a minimum of three years’ experience to join the team and work across projects in a variety of sectors.  The successful candidate will be required to manage projects through the life cycle of the project from design stage to completion & construction, working with a variety of stakeholders and multidisciplinary teams.


We also have an opportunity for a Graduate Landscape Architect to join our team and gain valuable knowledge and experience working on live projects and see their design through to completion. The successful candidate would be encouraged to achieve the Irish Landscape Institute Professional Qualification.

The successful candidate for both roles will be required to participate in every aspect of the landscape project – concept sketching, master planning, detail design etc.  The production of high-quality drawings and graphics is essential with proper attention to relevant technical and professional standards.

The successful candidates must be hardworking and self-motivated with the ability to work to fast paced, changing and demanding deadlines.   The ability to take instruction and work on own initiative is essential.


Skills and experience required:

  • A degree in Landscape Architecture (B.Sc. Landscape Arch)
  • Excellent graphic skills & a high degree of proficiency in AutoCAD & Adobe Suite and Microsoft Office. 3D Modelling (Sketch UP) computer skills are an advantage
  • Ability to communicate confidently and professionally
  • Organised and adaptable with a flexible approach to work to meet deadlines
  • Full driving license an advantage
  • Due to Covid 19 the position may require the candidate to work remotely

If you are interested in joining our team please apply with your C.V. and strongest examples from your portfolio to Closing date for applications is Friday June 26th 2020.

Interviews will take place the following week.


Landscape Architect

Location –Dublin

The Position – permanent full-time

JBA is an independent employee-owned company with an enviable reputation for delivering high quality and outcome-focused environmental and engineering services. We are currently seeking a talented and motivated graduate Landscape Architect to join our growing environmental management team in Dublin. The post holder will support the expansion of our landscape and environmental services across Ireland, working on projects across a wide range of sectors.  We have a broad portfolio of work including park design, residential development, flood relief schemes, SuDS/attenuation projects and environmental assessment projects.


The successful candidate will, amongst other things:

-Provide landscape design input into a range of projects;

-Assist with Landscape and Visual Impact Assessments (LVIAs) and input to the Environmental Impact Assessment Reports (EIARs)

-Organise and undertake site surveys for landscape design and LVIA projects, and where required assist other teams, such as our ecologists, with basic site survey work;

-Write technical reports and other outputs; and

-Work with colleagues throughout JBA, and liaising with clients, regulators and stakeholders.

Qualifications and Experience

Candidates will need a recognised/accredited degree in a landscape architecture, a track record in graphic skills and ability in hand drawing, familiarity with engineering and illustrative drawing packages including AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and/or Illustrator, and GIS software and have a confident approach to design.

Ideally candidates would have membership of Irish Landscape Institute or UK Landscape Institute and be on the path towards chartership;

Have gained some experience of working in multi-disciplinary teams to deliver the objectives of large and complex commissions; and

Have a full Irish or UK driving licence.




A competitive salary is available depending on qualifications and experience, together with a comprehensive benefits package and a graduate training programme.


If you wish to discuss the post informally, please contact Bernadette O’Connell on 01 685 5595 or

Please download an application form where you will find further details on the application procedure.

Closing date: Monday 6th July 2020.

No unsolicited CVs from Recruitment Agencies please.


MODEL WORKS – Blackrock, Dublin 

Senior/Associate Landscape Architect – LVIA/TVIA Specialist

We are looking for experienced Landscape Architects / Landscape Planners to join our specialist LVIA team in our office in Blackrock, Dublin. The ideal candidate would have extensive experience in preparing LVIA/TVIA reports for a wide range of project types in the urban and rural environment. Good knowledge of the GLVIA, planning policy and processes (including EIA) is essential. Candidates should have excellent writing skills, project management and communication skills. We offer a friendly working environment, good terms and the opportunity to operate as an LVIA specialist, working on some of the most interesting and high profile projects in the country.

For more information, please contact Richard Butler, Model Works LVIA Director:, 0872350526




Landscape Architects

Location: Dublin

Mitchell + Associates is a Landscape Architecture and Urban Design practice based in Dublin. We are currently looking to expand our team to service a range of exciting new projects, primarily in the Dublin area.

We are seeking to appoint a Senior Landscape Architect, preferably with LI/ILI professional qualification (or equivalent) and with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience after graduating from an IFLA accredited Landscape Architecture/Design course. The successful candidate will be required to lead and develop projects from masterplanning and/or conceptual design through to the detailed design and delivery of a range of landscape/public realm projects on site, working usually within multi-disciplinary teams.

We are also seeking to appoint Graduate Landscape Architects with a minimum of 2 year’s relevant post-graduation experience and who are interested in obtaining the LI/ILI professional qualification. The successful candidates will be required to assist in the design and delivery of large landscape/public realm projects and depending on assessed capabilities, to lead the design of smaller scale projects, from inception to completion.

Candidates for each position should possess demonstrable skills in Landscape Design and be proficient in AutoCAD and Photoshop commensurate with experience and be able to demonstrate good ability in the use of related design and illustration software packages. They should also possess good written and verbal communication skills, as client/design team liaison, engagement with and presentation to stakeholders, agencies and local communities on projects is an important aspect of the role. An ability to work both within a team and independently is also a required attribute of candidates for both positions.

For each position a competitive salary/package will be offered to the successful candidate.

Applicants should provide a CV, short portfolio (no more than 10 pages) of work and a short covering letter that explains why they feel they are suited to either of these positions.

Applications should be sent electronically to

Mitchell + Associates
5 Woodpark, The Rise, Glasnevin, Dublin 9
Tel: +353 (0)1 4545066

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