Landscape Designer + Estimator

Salary: $40,000-50,000, depending on experience

Position Description

The Landscape Designer/Estimator must be thoroughly familiar with designing and estimating all aspects of landscape instruction to include: site analysis, grading, drainage, plant selection and placement, hardscape (patios, walkways, decks, barbecues, gazebos, etc.) water features, lighting, etc.; and be able to manually design the same.  The Landscape Designer must have excellent analytical as well as aesthetic skills, provide excellent internal service, and be able to do take-offs.  The Landscape Designer will also interface with the company Client relations managers and team.

Skill Set and Educational Requirements

  • Preferred Minimum of five years of design experience in the Green industry
  • Possess a portfolio of at least ten designs that were installed, with photographs of completed jobs
  • Able to conduct a thorough site analysis
  • Able to analyze drainage and grading requirements
  • Able to calculate related quantities for soil import/export, plants, mulch and labor requirements
  • Able to design and estimate quickly and efficiently
  • Able to translate designs into working drawings/documents for field personnel
  • Proficient in both oral and written communications
  • Proficient in MS Word and MS Excel and ability to learn additional software systems quickly
  • Proficient in or able to learn customer relationship management (CRM) software
  • Proficient in or able to learn and/or Google Earth software, Preferred CAD proficiency
  • Able to represent the company in a courteous and professional manner
  • Requires minimal supervision
  • Able to make effective presentations when required
  • Able to deal with difficult and demanding clients in a professional manner
  • Working with an internal company team
  • Creating wealth for the company and value for clients
  • Building relationships and networking with like-minded professionals
  • Enthusiastic, Inquisitive, Is self-motivated, Consistent behavior, Strong work ethic, Persistent and persevering, Positive outlook and disposition
  • Enjoys challenges and problem solving
  • Aesthetically and Environmentally sensitive and aware


  • Interfaces with CRM /Business Developer and ensures that all of client’s concerns are addressed in a timely and professional manner
  • Conducts appropriate site analysis
  • Conducts appropriate environmental impact assessment
  • Continually informs and updates CRM as to design progress or lack thereof
  • Analyzes all change orders
  • Thoroughly understands and complies with company policies, procedures, and SOPs

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