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Posted: Thursday, November 2, 2017 6:40 AM

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VIKA Maryland, LLC is seeking a professional Land Planner (AICP) or Landscape Architect (RLA) to join our staff in the Germantown, Maryland office. The successful candidate will have a strong background in urban design and entitlement, as well as an ability to integrate landscape, civil, architectural, utility, and other aspects of site development into a coordinated site development design. We are assuming this will entail a minimum of twelve (12) years of experience in the production of a wide range of documents including: Concept Plans, Schematic Plans, Subdivision Plans, Site Plans, Natural Resource Inventories, and Forest Conservation Plans. Urban design, sustainable planning and design, hardscape design, planting design, layout, fine:grading, and detailing experience is also desired.

Our office provides planning, urban design, landscape architecture, and engineering services to developers and municipalities in Maryland, focusing on Montgomery and Prince Georges Counties, and we expect the successful candidate to have extensive experience in those jurisdictions. We strive to integrate the expertise of our various professions and other consultants and expect a well:rounded understanding of how the built environment is constructed. Most of our work is infill, TOD, and urban redevelopment. While our foundation is in entitlement work, our design portfolio is growing and includes a focus on placemaking, smart growth, and sustainable design principles; a desire to create environments people take ownership of and pride in is essential. To help us continue this growth, the successful candidate must have the ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines and must have a fundamental understanding of computer programs standard within the industry, including AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch:up, and MS Office programs. We also expect the qualified candidate to be skilled at designing and coordinating plan preparation and approval on tight deadlines with numerous team members and agencies. These tasks will need to be done in parallel with the basic project management requirements of scheduling, budgeting, billing, client service, and team leadership with little oversight from senior management. This position specifically entails taking on many of the Directors current roles in daily coordination and management of key projects.

In sum, we are looking specifically for a leader who can keep a team on schedule and within budget while providing excellent quality and service. To encourage the right applicant, VIKA offers a challenging and rewarding work environment, with a competitive benefits package; compensation includes salary and bonus package based on experience and capabilities. For consideration please submit your resume and cover letter via e:mail to with Senior PM : Planning and LA in the subject line.

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More than a traditional engineering firm, VIKA is a responsive multi:disciplinary project partner that provides professional consulting services to the land development community and public agencies within the Metropolitan Washington region and points beyond.
We offer the personal, hands:on service of a small firm, but with the experience and capacity of a large firm.
Since our formation in 1980, weve become a leader on urban infill and smart growth projects. Our portfolio includes thousands of completed projects over the years ranging from mixed:use to subdivisions to zoning cases to master plans and historic site redevelopments.
Our client base is as wide:ranging and varied as our projects, encompassing architects, developers, zoning attorneys, and public agencies. Were proud to partner with many national companies and several of the largest firms within the Metropolitan Washington area. Public sector clients include federal, state, and local governments, state and private universities, colleges, and educational institutions.
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• Location: Northern Virginia

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