Graduate Landscape Architect

Sheffield, UK

My client is a well-established environmental consultancy who deliver high quality services to clients throughout the UK in the areas of Landscape Architecture and Planning, Ecology, Waste and Environmental Planning, Geotechnical and Contaminated Land and Flooding and Hydrological services. This business is based out of three strategically placed offices across the UK and work on a wide range of client projects throughout the country, in sectors including residential, commercial and leisure, education, transport and highways. Due to continued growth and project winning, my client is looking for a motivated and talented Graduate Landscape Architect to join the team based in Sheffield.


* Degree and post-graduate qualification in Landscape Architecture, such as a Masters or Diploma
* Excellent graphic skills and a keen eye for design
* Strong written and verbal communication skills
* Understanding of environmental assessment
* Proficient in AutoCAD and Adobe Creative Suite
* Commercially aware
* Awareness of Landscape and Visual Impact Assessments (LVIAs)
* Motivation and drive to learn about the sector
* Strong team work and interpersonal skills
* A genuine interest in the sector, for both landscape design and assessment work
* A full, clean driving licence (desirable, not essential)

Key Responsibilities

Working as a Graduate Landscape Architect, you will be required to assist with the day-to-day activities of the landscape team. You will assist with the delivery of Landscape and Visual Impact Assessments (LVIAs), which will include preparing graphic information and photographic assessments. You will use a variety of industry standard software as well as producing hand drawn designs. Further duties will include the preparation of both hard and soft detailed drawings and the production of well written reports, such as maintenance and management reports.

The successful candidate will be guaranteed the chance to work on challenging and exciting projects as well as strong career progression opportunities. You will be offered a competitive salary and benefits package along with a friendly and supportive working environment.

For more information or for further vacancies within the landscape or ecology sector please contact Gemma Seaman of Penguin Recruitment directly on 01792 365 002. Alternatively, you can send an email and we’ll call you back. Emails to:

KEYWORDS: landscape architect, consultancy, design, LVIA, impact assessment, CMLI, AutoCAD, graduate

published: 15 December 2017     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.