Join Our Team

If you take pride in moving the industry forward, then you’ve come to the right place. The LA Group is more than a place to work. It’s a place where team members collaborate their passions and talents to solve problems and build meaningful communities.

The LA Group is an award-winning design firm with a national practice. The firm is located in the City of Saratoga Springs which is nationally recognized for its quality of life as a “city in the country” enjoying a high level of cultural activities and abundant outdoor recreational opportunities. The firm offers a competitive salary, pleasant work environment, and many other benefits that are not offered by other employers.

The LA Group is always looking to welcome talented individuals. Qualified landscape architects, landscape designers, site civil engineers, and environmental and GIS specialists please submit a letter of interest, resume, and portfolio, if applicable, to:
The LA Group Landscape Architecture and Engineering, P.C.
40 Long Alley
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Or via email to msterling@thelagroup.com

 

Current Positions Available

Landscape Architect

The LA Group Landscape Architecture and Engineering is seeking qualified candidates to fill a full- time position of Landscape Architect in our Saratoga Springs or our Ithaca Office. Candidates should have 5 years of professional experience to join our group. This position will support all key areas of our firm’s landscape architecture services for various municipal and private development projects including site design and stormwater management. Candidates should be well organized and self-motivated to work effectively, both independently and in a team-based environment. Design and graphic skills are required.

Education/Experience:

A Bachelor’s or a Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture, or related field. The preferred candidate should be registered/licensed in the State of NY or be able to seek reciprocal registration from another state.

Job Duties and Requirements:

  • Ability to Work in a studio environment.
  • Coordination with a multi-disciplinary design team (design consultants, contractors, and subcontractors), including day to day communication.
  • Strong communication and technical skills.
  • Strong knowledge of AutoCAD, Civil 3d (2016 or later).
  • Working knowledge of such software applications as SketchUp Photoshop, 3D max, Adobe Illustrator and Microsoft suite.
  • Work on landscape architecture projects from concept design through construction.
  • Work on submittal reviews.
  • Review of project documents to ensure compliance with the firm’s standards, best practices, and quality expectations.
  • The preferred candidate in addition to meeting the education requirements should be registered/licensed in the State of NY or be able to seek reciprocal registration from another state.
  • Experience with stormwater modeling and preparation of Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPPs).
  • Proof of US citizenship or permanent resident status.

Compensation:

Salary commensurate with experience. This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated landscape architect or designer interested in an increased level of responsibility and high growth potential.

The LA Group is an EOE/M/F/D/V.

The firm offers a competitive salary, pleasant work environment, along with a 401k and profit- sharing plan, health, dental, life and long-term disability, and many other benefits that are not offered by other employers.

 

Landscape Designer

The LA Group Landscape Architecture and Engineering is seeking qualified candidates to fill a full- time position of Landscape Designer in our Saratoga Springs or our Ithaca Office. Candidates should be entry level to 5 years of professional experience to join our group. This position will support all key areas of our firm’s landscape architecture services for various municipal and private development projects including site design and stormwater management. Candidates should be well organized and self-motivated to work effectively, both independently and in a team-based environment. Design and graphic skills are required.

Education/Experience:

A Bachelor’s or a Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture, or related field.

Job Duties and Requirements:

  • Ability to Work in a studio environment.
  • Strong communication and technical skills.
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD, Civil 3d (2016 or later).
  • Working knowledge of such software applications as SketchUp Photoshop, 3D max, Adobe Illustrator and Microsoft suite is desired.
  • Proof of US citizenship or permanent resident status.

Compensation:

Salary commensurate with experience. This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated landscape architect or designer interested in an increased level of responsibility and high growth potential.

The LA Group is an EOE/M/F/D/V.

The firm offers a competitive salary, pleasant work environment, along with a 401k and profit- sharing plan, health, dental, life and long-term disability, and many other benefits that are not offered by other employers.

 

Senior Planner

The LA Group Landscape Architecture and Engineering, P.C. is currently seeking a senior planner with experience in community and regional planning to lead a staff of planners working in a team-oriented multi-disciplinary planning and design firm.

The qualified candidate must have experience in the management of personnel, marketing of client services, preparing project proposals, management of clients and contracts, management of subconsultant teams, and maintaining budgets and schedules. Experience working in a multi-disciplinary firm is desired.

Additional experience desired for this position includes knowledge of the NYS Capital Region, grant writing, facilitation of community outreach, development of community and regional plans, LWRP planning and implementation, recreation planning, drafting of local laws and zoning ordinances, transportation planning, economic analysis, and SEQRA review.

The LA Group is an EOE/M/F/D/V.

 

Civil Engineer

The LA Group Landscape Architecture and Engineering, P.C. is currently seeking a civil/environmental engineer.  The qualified candidate will be expected to assist in the design of multi-disciplinary engineering projects. Qualified candidate must have strong skills in project organization and experience in design of water/wastewater treatment and conveyance facilities.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil/Environmental Engineering
  • 4+ years’ experience in a related position
  • Experienced with a focus on water and wastewater projects
  • Ability to evaluate, design, and produce contract documents for water/wastewater treatment and conveyance (piping and pumping facilities) projects.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD
  • Professional Engineering (PE) license or Engineer in Training (EIT) with ability to obtain PE licensure within a year
  • Ability to work in a team environment

The LA Group is an EOE/M/F/D/V.

 

Marketing Director/Proposal Manager

The LA Group has an opportunity for a full-time Marketing Director/Proposal Manager.  The qualified candidate will have a minimum of a BA/BS Degree in Marketing or related field and at least 5 years of experience.

We seek an individual that will assist in business development, marketing, and public relations.  As a key member of the firm the director will work collaboratively with the Principals and Managers of the firm to position and promote the company with clients, the media and in the marketplace, and coordinate the firms overall marketing efforts.

Responsibilities:

  • Strategic proposal development including creating messaging, writing/editing materials and social media.
  • Creating marketing /proposal materials including graphics.
  • Assisting in managing federal marketing efforts using SAM and various software.
  • Assist with updating the firm’s Website.
  • Research market specific projects, clients, and competitors.
  • Assist with the planning of market specific conferences and office functions.
  • Prepare Press releases and newsletters –including social media.

Requirements:

  • Strong graphic, technical and writing skills.
  • Understand and be able to lead strategic proposal and presentation development.
  • Should be proficient in Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize and multi-task assignments with deadlines is a must.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Experience in the AEC industry, particularly federal design projects is required.
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Congress Park, Saratoga Springs, NY

 

“Partnering with The LA Group is like both sides of the brain functioning together. It’s a beautiful thing.”

– Dennis Kennelly, Vice President, T.Y. Lin International

“When it comes to The LA Group, I can always count on a trustworthy, straight story. There are no excuses here. Their ethics are admirable.”

– Bob Joy, Founding Principal, JMZ Architects and Planners, P.C.

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