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Landscape Designer Job Opening – Smith Landscaping

Smith Landscaping is hiring a Landscape Designer in Salem, OH for working with our Landscaping jobs in Columbiana County. To be considered for the landscape designer job, we are looking for thoughtful and creative individuals with excellent communication and design skills. Candidates should have a working knowledge of AutoCAD and Adobe software, and an interest in working on a variety of project types. A landscape architecture degree from an accredited institution is preferred.

Are you ready to think smart and act boldly? Hit the apply button below to get started and be part of the magic.

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Smith Landscaping Salem Ohio is looking to expand their landscape design division by adding an Entry-Level Landscape Designer to the team for Salem Ohio. If you have a passion for creating unique outdoor spaces, have a degree in Landscape Architecture and have experience in landscape design, then you may the right fit for this position. We are looking for designers that are early in their career and have an interest in expanding their knowledge of Landscape Architecture, AutoCad drafting and onsite installation.

What Makes Terrain Different?
Smith Landscaping is a design/build firm that services luxury level residential homes in the Greater Salem Ohio area. While working at Smith Landscaping you will assist the Landscape Architect in conceptual designs, plan set creation, materials selections, permit acquisition, etc. Because we are a design/build firm, your involvement in the project begins at an initial idea and is seen through to final installation. At Smith Landscaping in Salem Ohio we do what we say we are going to do. It is our responsibility as designers to ensure that our clients visions become reality.

Required & Preferred Experience:
A bachelor’s or master’s in landscape architecture from an accredited university. Handing drafting and hand rendering skills. Ability to read existing plan sets. Knowledge of native and ornamental planting in the Pacific Northwest. Expert level experience with AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, Land F/X, Sketchup. Microsoft Office experience. A passion for creating unique, beautiful spaces for luxury-level clientele. Ability to work as a team or individually. Passion for learning and growing within the industry. Interest in pursuing your Ohio State Landscape Architecture license is a plus. Experience with digital rendering software is a plus. On-site measuring/base map creation is a plus. What Smith Landscaping Salem Ohio can give to you? A fun and collaborative environment to learn and grow. A range of high-level Salem Ohio homes to practice your creativity and skills. Paid time off. Holiday pay. Competitive salary. Yearly training support budget to assist you in growing your career. Smith Landscaping Salem Ohio is one of the leading residential landscape design and installation businesses in the Greater Mahoning Valley area. For over 40 years, we have provided unique, cutting-edge solutions to Salem’s homeowner needs. Compensation: $50,000 – $65,000 DOE Job Type: Full-time Please submit a cover letter, resume, and portfolio of past work. Quick Apply

Smith Landscaping Landscape Designers in Salem, OH: Who We Are

Smith landscaping is a fast-growing landscaping company that thrives on passion, innovation, and agility. We embrace adversity and get strangely excited when solving the most complex, landscape challenges for our clients. The Mahoning Valley is a beautiful area where you will have the opportunity to work with and design landscapes for homes, businesses, and commercial properties in the Salem Ohio area.

Project management and design are our life, but being strategically bold is at our core. We are a team that works together to see each other succeed and we want people around us who don’t wait to take action. Mistakes are better than inaction as long as you are a learner with a constant drive to keep moving forward.

There is only one boss, the customer. It is our job to be the experts and lead our clients through experience and education. Giving our landscaping clients in Salem Ohio a great experience is key and everyone on our team should strive to make a client’s life easier and better.

Qualifications for Our Landscape Designer Position in Salem OH:

Smith Landscaping is looking for a landscape designer in Salem OH (preferably with sales experience, will train the right candidate) to take charge and lead a variety of projects from discovery and design to detailed development and execution. Besides great organizational skills and knowledge of landscape design, you have to know how to lead customers with love – customer experience is your lifeblood.

What We Are looking For.

  • Are you a natural leader with a proven track record of driving design projects from inception to execution?
  • Are you a problem solver who always keeps the big picture in mind without forgetting about the details?
  • Do you have what it takes to coordinate and motivate cross-functional teams?
  • Do you want to work with really talented and passionate people?

This role is not padded with layers of processes and corporate structure. Our designer will need to be proactive, hard-working, and flexible, never let anything slip, and take personal responsibility for the projects in which they are assigned.

Duties for the Landscaper Designer Job in Salem Ohio

The ideal candidate will be great with people and understand the importance of communication including old fashioned pick up the phone techniques.

Here Is What You’ll Do.

  • Coordinate with upper management to discuss and identify project requirements and objectives while managing expectations.
  • Ensure that goals are communicated and adhered to in production, while contributing your point of view openly and honestly.
  • Using your industry expertise and relationship-building skills to negotiate business decisions.
  • Use your knowledge of CAD and 3D imaging software to present ideal designs for our clients.
  • Use your expert plant knowledge to design stunning gardens
  • Use your construction knowledge to solve unique design challenges
  • Be bold and inventive in throughout the design process to create one-of-a-kind landscapes

Are You The Right Fit?

  • Experience beats college – and no experience is a deal-breaker.
  • 2-5+ years of experience planning and implementing a wide variety of projects in a startup or agency environment.
  • Experience in a job that thrived on customer service and the customer experience.
  • A born to do it personality

Must be business savvy and relationship-driven.

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be a highly proactive problem solver.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.

Salary: Landscape Designer Pay in Salem, OH

Salary is dependent on experience and skill. If you kill it, we are not shy about raises. But you have to prove it.

  • Being surrounded by awesome people trying to achieve big things.
  • Real impact – people here make a difference and create the direction of the company.
  • Responsibility – we do believe in hiring smart people and getting out of the way.

Location: Landscape Designer Job Salem Ohio

The headquarters for Smith Landscaping islocated just west of the Salem Ohio area at: 14630 Beloit Snodes Rd, Beloit, OH 44609. This facility is the perfect location and environment between designers, salesmen, and our crew’s foremen. This space includes a design studio, which is where our team of Landscape Designers do most of their work. Applicants should live in Mahoning Valley or in a nearby location including Salem, Damascus, or Beloit.


Please submit the following: A single, multi-page, PDF (under 10 MB) with cover letter, detailed resume & work samples to: [email protected]. No phone calls please.

Please do not include hyperlinks to external portfolios as they will not be reviewed. Smith Landscaping Design is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity. We prohibit unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees on the basis of age, race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable state or local law. We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas.

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