Landscape Architect Job Alerts 2024


Áit Urbanism + Landscape

Project / Senior Landscape Architect

Áit Urbanism + Landscape Ltd. is an award winning practice based in the historic Liberties area of Dublin 8. We are currently recruiting for a Project/Senior Landscape Architect with 3+ years’ experience. The candidate would preferably be a full member of the Irish Landscape Institute or equivalent. 

The successful candidate will have a unique opportunity to further develop their knowledge and design skills working on a dynamic range of projects from design through to on-site completion. We have a diverse portfolio of clients and projects in Dublin City and throughout Ireland. Our projects include public sector work in the areas of public realm design, public consultation, master planning, preparation of tender packages and supervision of projects on site and private sector work involving all work stages, across a broad spectrum of project types such as social housing, student accommodation, hotel developments, residential, office and retail schemes. We are also involved in a number of green infrastructure projects including green infrastructure strategies, design of greenways along various canal routes, LVIA’s and production of landscape reports and assessments. 

 Job description & duties generally:

Key roles include: - 

  • Assisting senior Management/Associate Landscape Architects on a variety of projects 
  • Design and development of landscape schemes from sketch design through to construction 
  • Production of supporting visualisations and graphics 

 The preferred candidate/s will preferably have: -

  • A recognised qualification in Landscape Architecture 
  • Full membership of the ILI or equivalent landscape institute 
  • Knowledge of the Irish Planning System an advantage 
  • Possess strong design capabilities and technical competence 
  • Ability to take instruction, and work on own initiative 
  • Excellent graphic skills & knowledge of relevant software including AutoCAD, Photoshop, InDesign, Sketch-up etc 
  • Working knowledge of Revit an advantage 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Successful supervision of projects on site (minimum five professional projects must be included in portfolio submission to demonstrate experience) 

 Salary: Salary and benefits will be negotiable, and commensurate with experience and skill level. 

Please forward the following to [email protected]  

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)  
  • Portfolio (minimum of five completed projects must be included in portfolio submission to demonstrate experience)
  • Two references 

Deadline for receipt of applications: 5pm, Wednesday, 6 th March 2024 

Preliminary Start Date April 2024


Griffin Landscape Architecture

Landscape Architect

Griffin Landscape Architecture is an award winning landscape architecture practice based in Terenure, Dublin. Our practice undertakes a wide range of landscape planning and design projects both in Ireland and the UK with a strong focus on sustainability and green infrastructure. We work with engaged clients on projects from urban spaces to historic estates, public parks, hotel resorts and residential landscapes.

Due to a growing business and an expanding workload we wish to hire an experienced Landscape Architect interested in leading and contributing to a broad range of projects.

The practice has a vacancy for a Landscape Architect to join our team.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Candidates must have a third-level qualification in Landscape Architecture with a minimum of 3 to 5 + years’ experience. Candidates with qualifications recognised by IFLA are preferred. 

Candidate Requirements:

  • experience in project delivery, detailed design, construction detailing and tender documentation 
  • ability to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team and with clients directly
  • experience in high density on podium landscape delivery 
  • experience of strong soft and hard landscape delivery 
  • ability to lead multiple projects at any one time
  • ability to compile, write and review reports at all stages of design
  • strong communication and project management skills 
  • proficiency in communicating in English (written and verbal)
  • ability to mentor, take instruction, delegate and work independently
  • experience working with: AutoCAD, Adobe Suite & MS Office (SketchUp & Enscape advantageous) 

OFFER:

Griffin Landscape Architecture values work-life balance and equal opportunities. We support flexible work arrangements and offer competitive salaries based on experience and abilities. 

REQUIREMENTS:

Application should be forwarded by email to Seán O’Malley [email protected]

All Applications should include: 

  • A cover letter 
  • A Curriculum Vitae and 
  • A portfolio of selected project works from your career to date

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DRLA Landscape Architects 

Landscape Architect or Landscape Technician

We are searching for Landscape Architects and Landscape Technicians to join our enthusiastic team here in Limerick City!  We are a small but passionate group from diverse backgrounds, dedicated to creating innovative landscapes.

We are seeking candidates proficient in AutoCAD, hand-drawn techniques, and digital design tools. Interested persons will have a background in landscape architecture or related studies, possess excellent English communication skills, and demonstrate knowledge of plants and soft landscaping.

Responsibilities:

  • Utilize AutoCAD for precise design work
  • Create illustrative material using hand-drawn and digital techniques
  • Collaborate with the team to bring creative landscape solutions to life

Qualifications:

  • Degree in Landscape Architecture or related field
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and Microsoft Suite
  • Strong written and spoken English skills
  • Knowledge of plants and soft landscaping

We offer a competitive salary package and flexible working conditions, including options for full-time or part-time employment.  If you're passionate about landscape architecture and ready to contribute to a vibrant team, send your resume, portfolio, and a brief cover letter to:

[email protected].

Join us in shaping beautiful environments!

Job advertisement posted on January 12th, 2024.






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Niall Montgomery + Partners 

 Senior Landscape Architect 

 Dublin

Niall Montgomery + Partners is looking for the following designer to join our team in Dublin, Ireland:

  • Experienced Senior Landscape Architect (Minimum 6-8 years’ experience)

We are a boutique award-winning architecture and landscape architecture practice with over 75 years of experience. Our team consists of young, energetic, talented and passionate designers.

We work on projects that are highly diverse in typology, scale and geographic range. Projects include: exciting regeneration and mixed-use developments in Ireland and UK, large scale international master planning projects in China, the Middle East and the Americas, hotels and resorts in the Mediterranean, all pushing the boundaries of sustainable design. We like to see things get built and see through most of our projects to construction.

We are looking for the following in candidate:

  • A recognised qualification in Landscape Architecture or Architecture
  • Extensive experience in conceptualisation, detailed design, construction detailing & tender documentation
  • Ability to communicate well in English (written and verbal)
  • Ability to mentor, take instruction, delegate & work on own initiative
  • Ability to lead multiple projects at any one time
  • Ability to compile, write and review reports at all stages of design
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team and with clients directly
  • Required software skills: AutoCAD, Revit, Adobe Suite & MS Office (SketchUp & Lumion advantageous) 

 Salary negotiable and dependent on experience.

To submit your application, please forward your CV & project portfolio to [email protected]. The portfolio must also clearly show your aptitude for construction detailing.

Job advertisement posted on December 22nd, 2023.


Macro Works

Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment (LVIA) Consultant

Macro Works (Part of APEM Group) is looking for a Senior LVIA specialist to assist with our high volume of broad-ranging development projects, which include coastal / offshore, countryside and urban settings. We offer an unparalleled opportunity for experience within the buoyant renewable energy sector and frequent fieldwork throughout Ireland is an integral part of the role.

Macro Works is a specialist landscape and visual consultancy who undertake Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment (LVIA) for many of Ireland’s largest commercial and infrastructural developments. As a result of our recent integration within the APEM Group, we are also beginning to work on UK based projects with a view to expanding into that market more broadly. The successful candidate can look forward to working on a richly diverse portfolio of LVIA projects in terms scale, sector and setting as well as being part of a highly efficient, tightly knit team, who also recognise that the workplace needs to be an enjoyable one.  

The ideal candidate is a qualified and experienced Landscape Architect or Landscape Planner and has excellent written communication skills and experience in Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment. They will be able to manage their own projects, whilst directly interfacing with clients and lead consultants. They will also be expected to coordinate and sequence the internal deadlines of their colleagues responsible for mapping, 3d modelling and graphics, in order to meet external project deadlines.

Skills and knowledge should include;

  • working knowledge of the Irish and/or UK planning systems
  • highly organised with excellent project management skills and the ability to work within a team with numerous projects and deadlines
  • highly proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and AutoCAD 
  • strong communication skills and be an excellent team player who contributes to the continued growth of the company
  • a full driver's licence

Whilst the preference for this role is for the successful candidate to be based in our Dublin office, consideration will be given to remote working. Although we are currently recruiting for a senior LVIA staff member, we are always interested in hearing from individuals who have a passion for landscape and strong report-writing skills.

To apply please email info@macroworks with your CV. Applicants must be eligible to work full-time in the Republic of Ireland and/or the UK. 

Job advertisement posted on November 30th, 2023.


BDP Dublin

Landscape Architects - all levels

Dublin

BDP’s Landscape Architect profession is involved in a variety of exciting and challenging projects. As a core discipline of BDP, the landscape profession is able to drive positive urban change through our integrated approach to design; creating places for people to experience and enjoy.

The Landscape Studio in BDP’s Dublin office is currently seeking a Landscape Architects of all levels, with strong design and technical skills, to contribute to a large, evolving and exciting programme of work. As a major international interdisciplinary practice of architects, designers, engineers and urbanists, BDP offers a unique opportunity to work on a range of high-profile projects within multi-disciplinary project teams.

Teamwork is at the core of our approach, and you will have the opportunity to collaborate and support other members of our large landscape team in the design and delivery of a broad range of projects.

About you:

  • You will have a degree in Landscape Architecture.
  • You will be or working to become a Member of the Irish Landscape Institute (MILI) or Chartered Member of the Landscape Institute (CMLI). 
  • You will have an attractive hand drawing style or equivalent skill in quickly visualising designs for clients in 3D. 
  • You will have excellent design and communication skills and capable of transmitting your passion for Landscape Architecture to clients, other professions and the broader team. 
  • You will have an in-depth working knowledge of 2D and 3D drafting packages. It would be deemed an advantage to have ability in, or the aptitude to utilise, Revit. 
  • You will have detailed knowledge of Landscape Design and a keen interest in creating high quality and sustainable places. 
  • You will have the knowledge of how to deliver projects from inception, through planning, tender, construction and handover along with relevant contract administration experience. 
  • You will be results driven, enjoy challenging opportunities, have a positive attitude and are resourceful. 
  • You will have the potential to mentor others. 
  • You will be organised, have the ability to work to, and achieve, tight deadlines and will be able to work collaboratively with people at all levels and from all backgrounds. 
  • You will have a high degree of integrity, respect and sense of responsibility. 
  • You will be keen to develop your personal and professional skills in a supportive environment.

About us:

BDP is a continuous collective of architects, engineers, designers and urbanists. We design at every scale from city masterplans, neighbourhoods, parks, streets and buildings to specialist, bespoke light and acoustic installations.

We are placemakers who work at every stage of the design process from visioning to briefing to design, delivery and operation. We respond to the demands of our dynamic and ever-changing planet with cross-discipline design thinking that spans all of life’s activities, protects the environment and enhances social value.

Harnessing our collective ethos, the spirit of BDP is about making places for people. Our structure and governance as a global network of federated city studios creates design hubs that are connected to the cities, regions and communities they serve.

As part of the Nippon Koei Group, we fuse our passion for architecture and engineering with user-centred design and large-scale infrastructure projects to deliver world-class solutions for better, more prosperous places.

BDP offers:

BDP offers a great opportunity for your personal development with exposure to the full range of our skills and expertise, as well as an attractive remuneration package that includes a competitive salary, flexible pension allowance, private medical insurance, profit shares, contribution towards professional subscriptions a stimulating working environment and excellent prospects for career advancement.

To apply:

Please click on the ‘apply’ button at the bottom of the vacancy webpage, see link below, and complete the online application form, you will need to include your CV, portfolio/ sample of your works.

Please include your salary expectations and availability in your application. 

BDP is actively fostering an inclusive organisation where people can be themselves and everyone has a sense of
belonging. We want our teams to be diverse at every level, reflecting the communities we design for. As designers, we will create spaces for all that promote equity, wellbeing and participation within the built environment. We actively encourage people from a variety of backgrounds with different skills, professional and life experiences, to join us and help us to achieve our aspirations. We also welcome applications from candidates who wish to work flexibly.

BDP is an equal opportunity employer.

No agencies or third-party applications please.

BDP vancancy webpage

Job advertisement posted on November 30th, 2023.


South Dublin County Council

Senior Executive Parks and Landscape Officer

An opportunity now exists in South Dublin County Council for the position of Senior Executive Parks and Landscape Officer

Reporting to the Senior Engineer / Senior Parks Superintendent and/or another employee nominated by the Chief Executive, the Senior Executive Parks and Landscape Officer will be responsible for the efficient management and development of their prescribed work area to which they are assigned.

This is an exciting opportunity for landscape professionals to join the SDCC Public Realm team. Within this role, there are various opportunities to work on large capital projects, engage in planning and development management, oversee parks/ public realm operations, and be at the forefront of developing & implementing strategies to address climate change and biodiversity loss.

Parks and landscape officers can come from a variety of professions including but not limited to: landscape architects and designers, environmental scientists, horticulturists etc.

Each candidate must, on the latest date for receipt of completed application forms:

  • hold a qualification in Horticulture, Landscape Architecture, Arboriculture, Natural or Environmental Science (level eight or higher on the National Framework of Qualifications).
  • have not less than five years post graduate satisfactory experience of planning, design, development and management of one or more of the following: Parks, Heritage Landscapes and Gardens, Open Spaces, Green Infrastructure, Public Realm and Urban Design, Urban Forests, Sports Grounds, Recreation and Play facilities, Burial Grounds, Community Gardens and Allotments.
  • possess a high standard of professional competence and experience.
  • have the ability to work on their own initiative and as a team member and to manage and motivate staff to achieve corporate objectives.
  • have good interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders including interest groups and public representatives.
  • have proven ability to manage the delivery of projects on time and within budget, including dealing with procurement, contractors and professional consultants.
  • have the ability to develop policies, strategies, best practice guidance and the preparation of technical reports as required; and
  • have a good working knowledge of the legal and regulatory standards that apply to local authorities, including Health and Safety.

  

Further details of the essential requirements and of the role are available in the Candidate Information Booklet for this competition.

The Public Appointments Service is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and encourage applications under all nine grounds of the Employment Equality Act.

Visit www.publicjobs.ie to apply.

Closing Date: Thursday 12th October  2023 12 midnight

Visit South Dublin County Council’s website www.sdcc.ie


Belfast City Council

Senior Landscape Planning and Development Officers

Belfast

There is currently one permanent, full-time post. Other permanent, temporary or fixed term posts on a full-time, part-time or job share basis may be filled from a reserve list.

Salary scale SO2; SCP 27 to 29, £33,820 - £35,411 per annum.

The successful candidate will be responsible to the Senior Landscape Planning and Development Officers for assisting with the development and delivery of landscaping activities which further the aims of the service and to deliver the associated portfolio of responsibilities to agreed quality, time and budget targets, focusing on landscape architecture.  

Summary of main duties:

  • To contribute to, in liaison with the Senior Landscape Planning and Development Officers and the Landscape Planning and Development Manager, an annual programme of project work as agreed and prioritised by the Department’s Land and Capital Programme involving landscape planning input, formulating planning proposals and to prioritise, timetable and cost the work for approval.  
  • To assist in the delivery of a range of landscape projects associated with council maintained open spaces e.g. parks, playgrounds, cemeteries, sports pitches, civic spaces and community gardens.  
  • To assist in the preparation of all relevant technical information required to deliver landscape projects e.g. design briefs, project programmes, cost estimates, production information, written specifications and presentation drawings.  
  • To inspect and report on siteworks associated with the delivery of landscape projects.
  • To assist as directed in the provision of landscape architectural advice to other councils, community groups and other statutory and non-statutory agencies.
  • To assist in the preparation of appropriate landscape planning information for the development of Management Plans for selected parks and open spaces.  

To download the full application pack and for more information about the role, please visit https://www.belfastcity.gov.uk/jobs

Application email/URL: [email protected]

Closing date: 16/10/2023

Job advertisement posted on September 28th, 2023.


The Big Space

Graduate Landscape Architect

Dublin

We are seeking a talented and enthusiastic Graduate Landscape Architect to expand our team in Dublin. If you have the enthusiasm to excel, creative flair and a passion to improve the natural environment, we want to hear from you. 

Our diverse team has a friendly and informal working atmosphere, but we are passionate about the quality of our work and providing optimum solutions for our clients and the environment through the creation of inspirational and sustainable places and spaces.

We have an expanding portfolio of challenging and high profile projects including urban regeneration, public design and environmental assessment projects. You will have the opportunity to engage in a wide range of projects gaining exposure to a diverse range of design challenges and developing sustainable design solutions. Based in our Malahide office, you will support our friendly team of landscape architects. 

Your Role:
• The design and production of landscape projects from concept to completion
• Production of supporting illustration and graphics
• Working within design teams, liaising with clients, planning authorities, contractors, etc.
• Undertaking site visits, surveys etc for a range of projects.

About You:
The position requires good all-round skills in design, graphics, presentation, verbal and written communication and a combination of design flair and technical competence. It is important that you have the ability to work collaboratively, articulate ideas and communicate effectively.

• A degree and/or a post graduate qualification in Landscape Architecture or a relevant discipline 
• Strong, creative and innovative design skills
• Ideally 2 years professional experience but not essential
• An ability to work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team environment
• Excellent graphic skills and ability in hand drawing, AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator and Revit
• Strong presentation, verbal and written communication skills

Proficient use of AutoCAD, Photoshop and other computer graphics is required as a minimum.

A degree and/or a post graduate qualification in a relevant discipline and membership of the ILI/LI is required.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in Ireland.

In return, we can offer:
• Competitive salary with excellent opportunities for personal advancement
• Attractive pension plan
• In service life insurance
• Environment – the office overlooks Malahide Marina and is proximate to public transport, retail and leisure facilities 

Please forward your CV, sample portfolio of recent work and cover letter to [email protected].

About TBS
TBS is an established design-led practice based in Dublin offering Landscape Architecture and Urban Design services. Approaching our 20th anniversary, we bring a great depth of knowledge and experience to our work across both the private and public sectors.

Our team are united by the goal to achieve sustainable development on behalf of our clients with the current climate emergency in focus, we ensure that all our work promotes climate change mitigation and resilience.

We pride ourselves on being at the forefront of innovative thinking pushing the boundaries of creative thinking to resolve the most challenging of issues. Whether we are advising a commercial developer or a local authority we take a collaborative approach to our design solutions.

TBS is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and we actively encourage applications from under-represented groups. We value the differences, needs and contributions a diverse workforce represents and we strive to embed equality, diversity and inclusion in all our people related activities.

Job advertisement posted on September 12th, 2023.


Belfast City Council

Landscape Planning and Development Officer, Full-time

Belfast

There is currently one permanent, full-time post. Other permanent, temporary or fixed term posts on a full-time, part-time or job share basis may be filled from a reserve list.

Salary scale SO2; SCP 27 to 29, £33,820 - £35,411 per annum.

The successful candidate will be responsible to the Senior Landscape Planning and Development Officers for assisting with the development and delivery of landscaping activities which further the aims of the service and to deliver the associated portfolio of responsibilities to agreed quality, time and budget targets, focusing on landscape architecture. 
Summary of main duties:

  • To contribute to, in liaison with the Senior Landscape Planning and Development Officers and the Landscape Planning and Development Manager, an annual programme of project work as agreed and prioritised by the Department’s Land and Capital Programme involving landscape planning input, formulating planning proposals and to prioritise, timetable and cost the work for approval.  
  • To assist in the delivery of a range of landscape projects associated with council maintained open spaces e.g. parks, playgrounds, cemeteries, sports pitches, civic spaces and community gardens.  
  • To assist in the preparation of all relevant technical information required to deliver landscape projects e.g. design briefs, project programmes, cost estimates, production information, written specifications and presentation drawings.  
  • To inspect and report on siteworks associated with the delivery of landscape projects.
    To assist as directed in the provision of landscape architectural advice to other councils, community groups and other statutory and non-statutory agencies.
  • To assist in the preparation of appropriate landscape planning information for the development of Management Plans for selected parks and open spaces.  

To download the full application pack and for more information about the role, please visit:

www.belfastcity.gov.uk/jobs

Application email: [email protected]

Closing date: 04-09-2023

Job advertisement posted on August 18th, 2023.


Brady Shipman Martin

Senior Landscape Architect

Dublin

About the role:

We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic Senior Landscape Architect for a full-time position in our Dublin office to work with our existing landscape, masterplanning, planning and environmental project teams on a wide range of interesting projects throughout Ireland.  Our practice has a friendly, informal, and professional working atmosphere, with a focus for delivering high quality work, providing the best solutions for our clients and the environment.

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 client teams. An attractive remuneration package will reflect the role and your experience.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • a recognised professional landscape architecture or landscape design qualification,
  • 5-7 years plus professional experience working as a landscape architect from concept development through to detailed design, tendering and supervision of on-site construction, with good all round skill set, combined with design flair and technical competence,
  • full, clean driving licence,
  • excellent interpersonal and organisational skills,
  • excellent drawing, presentation, and written and verbal communication skills, and
  • an ability to work collaboratively and creatively within a multi-disciplinary team environment.

Please forward Cover Letter, CV, and Portfolio with relevant examples of your work to [email protected].  Please add reference SLA2023-Dublin to subject line.

About us:

Brady Shipman Martin is a multi-disciplinary landscape, planning and environmental consultancy with offices in Cork, Dublin, and Limerick. We provide a broad range of professional services in the areas of landscape architecture, urban design, master-planning, planning and development, strategic planning, environmental planning and environmental assessment.  For further details about BSM, please visit our website at www.bradyshipmanmartin.com

Job advertisement posted on July 27th, 2023.


Cunnane Stratton Reynolds 

Assistant or Project Landscape Architects

Cork

With offices in Dublin, Cork and Galway, Cunnane Stratton Reynolds is ideally placed to offer opportunities for alternative or flexible working arrangements. We can accommodate staff who would like a centrally located office as well as the option of a different working routine as a way to progress their career, mixing potentially a home working base closely linked with either a regional or Dublin office.
 
CSR is a well-established, award-winning national practice, offering full Landscape Architectural, Environmental and 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 parks and public open space design, masterplanning and public realm work, commercial and residential projects, landscape and countryside resource planning and landscape planning / impact assessment projects. We are currently looking to appoint experienced Assistant and Project Landscape Architects to join our friendly team in Cork.
 
You must be a team player with good technical and design 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.
 
You will have a Degree or equivalent in Landscape Architecture, MILI or equivalent, full driving licence, excellent AutoCAD skills, 3 - 5 years’ experience for the Project Landscape Architect position with a strong emphasis on delivering projects through detailed design to site.
 
Essential Skills and Experience:

  • AutoCAD skills - to City & Guilds level 2/3, or equivalent.
  • Creative designer
  • Good appreciation of the design process at a range of scales
  • Strong sense of design quality
  • Strong hard and soft landscape design, detailing skills and knowledge
  • Ability to work within a team, to formulate and communicate ideas.
  • Excellent graphic and presentational skills – photoshop, sketch up, hand drawing etc.
  • Excellent desktop publishing / office / word capability.
  • Hand drawing skill

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Report writing
  • Urban design qualifications or experience
  • Horticultural qualifications or experience
  • GIS
  • LVIA
  • 3D CAD and digital modelling
  • Site work, working with contractors and site monitoring

Please submit your details including a letter of interest and accompanied by an up to date Curriculum Vitae and a Portfolio of relevant design work for the attention of Jim Kelly to Cunnane Stratton Reynolds by email to [email protected].

Job advertisement posted on July 27th, 2023.


Office of Public Works

Park Superintendent Grade II - Tree Officer

Dublin

The Park Superintendant Grade II - Tree Officer will be responsible, subject to the oversight of the Chief Park Superintendant, for the efficient implementation of the OPW Tree Safety Management System in addition to co-ordinating tree management services for heritage services. They will be expected to work closely with colleagues across heritage services and will contribute to the development and implementation of strategies, policies, standards and technological advances around the provision and management of trees and their ecological services within the portfolio.

The Role:

The Park Superintendent Grade II - Tree Officer will be responsible, subject to the oversight of the Chief Park Superintendent, for the efficient implementation of the OPW Tree Safety Management System in addition to co-ordinating tree management services for heritage services. They will be expected to work closely with colleagues across heritage services and will contribute to the development and implementation of strategies, policies, standards and technological advances around the provision and management of trees and their ecological services within the portfolio.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

The duties of the Park Superintendent Grade II - Tree Officer include:
• Collaborative engagement with the relevant managers across heritage services in the delivery of the commitments contained within the Tree Safety Management Policy and to provide such advice and appropriate professional support, as they required from time to time.
• Providing leadership in driving a tree safety culture within heritage services while engaging collaboratively with operational, administrative and technical staff, the public, representative groups and public bodies within the state.
• Further developing the OPW Tree Safety Management System and providing arboricultural & related scientific input into OPW policy documents and initiatives including GIS & technologies advances
• Advising on Industry Standards, Legislative Requirements including Health & Safety and Environmental requirements including their implications and applications for OPW, its employees and visitors
• Co-ordinating the management of the OPW tree resource in a sustainable and cost efficient manner
• Co-ordinating and carrying out tree surveys, risk assessments, data input for use with tree management software and analysis of survey information to inform tree management approaches and arboricultural work schedules
• Preparing Tree Constraints Plans and Veteran Tree Policies as required
• Updating/ developing tree specifications, tender documents for tree related works and activities
• Co-ordinating the arboricultural training and upskilling of the grounds staff
• Provide a specialist advisory service on arboriculture to other section of OPW and other Government Departments as required
• Liaising with utility companies on works affecting OPW trees
• Promoting public awareness of the benefits of trees and engaging with the public on tree initiatives
• Co-ordinating tree research with the purpose of advancing tree management in OPW
• Advising on legislative requirements as they pertain to trees and their sensitive environments including protected species
• Directing and supporting individuals and teams of outdoor staff in support of excellent service delivery and communicating effectively with key stakeholders;
• Drafting answers for PQs, Ministerial representations, AIEs, press queries and other information requirements that relate to trees
• Participate in the Performance Management and Development System (PMDS)
• Other duties may be assigned as appropriate

Vacancy and location

The successful candidate(s) will be based at the OPW offices at Whitefields, Phoenix Park, Dublin, unless otherwise agreed with the Director of Heritage Services.

The work is divided between field and office, with travelling envisaged. The Park Superintendent will be required to travel to various locations nationally and stay overnight away from their work base for short periods in connection with the performance of the specified duties. A panel will be formed from this competition to fill any further vacancies which may arise.

Closing Date: 3:00pm Thursday, 20th July 2023

For all information relevant to this vacancy please see www.publicjobs.ie

Job advertisement posted on July 11th, 2023.



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