Senior Landscape Architect
The Landscape Practice Group (LPG) provides landscape, architectural and urban design services. We work on projects on council-owned land and also work in partnership with external clients such as schools, housing associations and private developers.
Occasionally the LPG takes on commissions from other clients, where it is in the interests of the council to do so.
The LPG employs professional Landscape Architects and Clerk of Works, and is a registered practice with the Landscape Institute.
We work closely with colleagues in Parks and Planning Development to assist in the delivery of high quality public open space and green infrastructure, through design and landscape development relating to the Birmingham Development Plan.
A Senior Landscape Architect with design flair and experience of procuring and running large contracts is required to join this vibrant Local Authority practice.
The post requires a CMLI qualified Landscape Architect with extensive experience of designing and implementing schemes and provides an opportunity to work on a wide range of projects from start to finish.
A good working knowledge of AutoCAD, Adobe and Microsoft packages is essential as well as a willingness to learn new skills such as BIM.
There will be opportunities to work collaboratively with the team in an office environment but to start with the successful candidate will be working remotely.
For an informal discussion, contact Bob Churn, Head of Landscape and Development, on 0121 303 3536
Interviews for this post will take place virtually via video conferencing. Shortlisted candidates will be provided with further information.
We welcome applications from people with caring responsibilities and flexible working options will be considered.
A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be undertaken
Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants. All non-UK applicants (excluding Ireland) may require a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must have an approved visa from the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) before any employment offer can be confirmed. Unless they are an EEA or Swiss citizen or their family members, already living in the UK by 31 December 2020, then they will need to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) instead.