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Welcome to the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)'s Job Opportunities, where we post current openings available at our downtown Washington D.C. headquarters.

ASLA’s commitment to sustainability and stewardship of the land is reflected in the organizational culture and values and in the work environment. The organization embraces the “Baldrige Excellence Framework” – an integrated leadership and performance management system.

ASLA is committed to hiring a diverse workforce and maintaining an inclusive culture. ASLA values are dedication, excellence, integrity, diversity, leadership, and stewardship. The ASLA culture is collaborative, inclusive, member-focused, accountable, responsible, and volunteer-supported.

The office is a newly renovated, four-story building, the ASLA Center for Landscape Architecture, designed to be LEED Platinum and WELL Building Gold. The office features a green roof, landscaped patio, flexible meeting/event space, and state-of-the-art lighting, air quality, A/V, and collaboration spaces. The building is located one-and-a-half blocks from the Gallery Place-Chinatown Metro Station serving the Red, Yellow, and Green Lines. ASLA has received awards for its employee wellness programs and is recognized as a Best Workplace for Commuters.

ASLA offers exciting career opportunities for individuals at all levels. Our current staff of 49 includes recent college graduates and skilled professionals.

ASLA offers an attractive, competitive benefit package including medical, dental, and life insurance; a 401(k) plan; a commuter program; and flexible schedules.

Available positions:
 
 

Marketing & Market Development Manager

 

About ASLA

The American Society of Landscape Architects is the national professional association for landscape architects, representing more than 15,000 members in 49 professional chapters and 82 student chapters. The Society has a staff of 50 and annual revenues of $12.9 million. Landscape architects plan livable communities that foster active lifestyles, design green streets that manage stormwater runoff, plan cutting-edge transportation corridors that are safe for all users, and help communities prepare for and recover from natural disasters. Landscape architecture includes both iconic and neighborhood places, including commercial developments, streetscapes, green roofs, parks, civic spaces, memorials, and residential communities. The Society’s mission is to advance landscape architecture through advocacy, communication, education, and fellowship.

Landscape architecture encompasses the analysis, planning, design, management, and stewardship of the natural and built environments. Types of projects include:

  • parks and recreation
  • monuments
  • urban design
  • streetscapes and public spaces
  • transportation corridors and facilities
  • residential
  • gardens and arboreta
  • security design
  • hospitality and resorts
  • institutional
  • academic campuses
  • therapeutic gardens
  • historic preservation and restoration
  • reclamation
  • conservation
  • corporate and commercial
  • landscape art and earth sculpture
  • interior landscapes, and more

The majority of ASLA members, nearly 80 percent, work in private practice; 12 percent are in the public sector and 5 percent are full-time educators. The remaining members are employed by private developers or work in other specialized fields.
 
WANT TO JOIN OUR TEAM?

American Society of Landscape Architects is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Interested applicants are requested to submit a cover letter, resume, a list of three professional references and a writing sample to HR@asla.org as a part of our standard application process. Please reference the position that you are applying for in the subject line or the e-mail. Vacant positions will remain open regardless of posting status until filled. Resumes will be accepted on a rolling basis. Please review the job announcement carefully for further details.

If you have already submitted your application materials for consideration for a position with American Society of Landscape Architects, your experience and qualifications will be reviewed along with the requirements for our current open positions. Should we need additional information or wish to arrange an interview, we will contact you. We cannot accept any telephone inquiries regarding the status of your application.

 We wish you much success in reaching your career objectives.

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ASLA Information Request
info@asla.org 

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