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Landscape Designer


Tate Landscaping is looking for an ambitious, skilled and experienced Landscape Designer / Architect to join our team and take charge of the planning and development of external spaces for our valued clients. We have built a great company with great people and are aggressively growing our company – and our team.  This role is perfect for someone who is passionate about landscaping and being in a place where you can grow your career, all in a wonderful and beautiful place to live.

As a Landscaping Designer / Architect, your primary responsibilities will involve creating landscape plans, engaging in meaningful consultations with customers to understand their specific desires, and preparing comprehensive contracts to ensure the successful completion of necessary work.  In this role, you will play a crucial part in collaborating with vendors and clients throughout the entire project lifecycle, from initial planning to final delivery. Your expertise and insights will be instrumental in guiding the decision-making process and ensuring that the vision and objectives of our clients are transformed into remarkable outdoor spaces. 

As a valued member of our team, you will have the opportunity to showcase your creative talents, technical proficiency, and exceptional communication skills. Your ability to effectively liaise with stakeholders, manage project timelines, and coordinate with various professionals will contribute to the seamless execution of projects and the utmost satisfaction of our clients.

If you are a dynamic and passionate Landscaping Designer / Architect with a strong track record of designing captivating outdoor environments, we invite you to join our team. Together, we will bring our clients’ visions to life and create inspiring outdoor spaces that leave a lasting impression. 

Primary Responsibilities

Landscape Design and Project Management

  • Liaise with fellow architects, project managers, building contractors, engineers, and surveyors
  • Work with clients to understand their objectives
  • Draw up reports and contracts
  • Prepare site plans and graphic representations of plans using computer-aided design (CAD) software or other means
  • Prepare cost estimates and oversee the project’s budget
  • Manage profitability and performance of landscape installation contracts, ensuring costs are in accordance with budget and performance meets contracted quality and service level. 


Project Management & Customer satisfaction

  • Ensure quality and customer satisfaction through regular site visits, relationship building and communication with owners, clients, architects, general contractors and sub-contractors


Sales & Business Development

  • Scout for new clients and works with other team members to generate proposals and close contracts
  • Identify, proposes and sells upsells and enhancement services; ensures work is completed successfully, on time and on budget. 
  • Network with local builders, contractors, architects, property managers and others to identify potential projects
  • Speak to community members to gain insight and identify potential opportunities


  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Effectively communicate (written/verbal) with other team members and leaders, including business development opportunities, schedules, coaching, corrective actions, customer issues, etc.
  • Ability to communicate in Spanish is a plus, but not necessary
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions in written, oral, diagram or schedule form
  • Solid interpersonal skills, including conflict resolution skills with customers, employees and subcontractors.
  • Ability to understand costs, revenue, billing, budgets, hours worked and other accounting and business concepts
  • Basic math skills and ability to perform calculations such as area and volume
  • Drive to continuously improve on processes
  • Ability to use a computer, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.) and ability to learn other applications used in performance and management of landscape services
  • Proven work experience as a Landscape Designer / Architect or similar role
  • Practical experience with CAD software
  • Good creative flair and imagination
  • Ability to respond and make adaptations to feedback

Education, Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study
  • Significant landscape experience, resulting in a clear understanding of different aspects of landscaping, turf maintenance, plant materials, and sitework
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license
  • Relevant training and/or certifications as a Landscape Designer / Architect


Work Environment & Physical Demands

Standard working hours are Monday through Friday, 7:45am-5:00pm, with some weekend work due to seasonality and customer demand.  Work environment is typically outdoors and involves machinery and toxic chemicals and loud noise levels.  While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, crouch, climb, crawl and smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move 50 pounds and must occasionally lift and/or move 100 pounds, depending on the needs of specific work unit. Specific vision abilities required include close & distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


Equal Opportunity Employer and Americans with Disabilities Act Notes


Essential duties and responsibilities, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the above tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list of tasks is illustrative only and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasked performed. It does not imply that all positions perform all of the duties listed, nor does it necessarily list all possible duties that may be assigned. The physical demands and work environment are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


Tate Landscaping Services is an equal opportunity employer. We will evaluate applicants and employees without regard to their sex (including pregnancy), race, religion, creed, color, national origin, citizenship, disability (physical, mental, or other), genetic information, family medical history, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, military service, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws.