Open Position: Senior Park System Planner 7+ years of experience

TSW, an Atlanta-based multidisciplinary design firm is hiring a full-time Sr. Parks System Planner with a MINIMUM of 7 years of experience to work within a fast-paced collaborative environment. This role will involve pursuing and developing park system plans in collaboration with the TSW’s Planning and Landscape Architecture Studios. Our ideas are context driven and curated to meet the needs of each client. We are seeking a candidate with critical thinking skills who is enthusiastic, creative, attentive to detail and skilled in design, construction document production, and graphic production.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture, Planning, or related field
  • A minimum of 7 years’ experience with at least five of those directly engaged in conducting comprehensive park system planning, having made major contributions in at least 3 park system plans
  • Possession of or ability to obtain a License as a Landscape Architect or AICP certification
  • Proficient with in utilizing software such as Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Adobe products such as Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator, and AutoCAD

Essential Functions:

  • Conducts Comprehensive Parks and Recreation System Master Plans consistent with NRPA standards including inventories and evaluations of existing facilities, needs analysis, Level of Service Analysis
  • Designs and creates public engagement strategies and activities to gather the necessary feedback to accompany analysis work and make planning recommendations
  • Prepares and gives graphic presentations to the public, steering committees, elected officials, boards and commissions, public and private staff, and other client stakeholders
  • Confers with engineers, planners, developers, contractors, agencies, boards, local governments, as well as the public in acquiring information and coordinating park planning
  • Prepares master plans, and cost estimates for existing and potential park sites; reviews and evaluates park plans
  • Writes, lays out, and designs final documents/reports and develops feasibility studies, and project status reports
  • Performs as a project manager and contract administrator to ensure work is completed according to standards and established procedures
  • Coordinates multi-disciplinary or multi-departmental communications as needed for the preparation of plans
  • Oversees, manages, and mentors other staff members assigned to the projects

Core Competencies:

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to form and maintain effective relationships with coworkers and clients
  • Proficient with in utilizing software such as Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Adobe products such as Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator, and AutoCAD

How to Apply:

If you are interested in the position, please visit our website www.tsw-design.com and go to Opportunities under How To Connect menu and click Join The Team to upload a resume, graphic samples, and writing sample.