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Alert: VIKA Maryland, LLC is Responding to the COVID-19 Situation

We remain open and active under the federal critical infrastructure interpretive guidance provided by State of Maryland’s Office of Legal Counsel. Construction support, civil engineering, permitting, entitlement planning, and urban design staff are all maintaining business hours to provide deliverables and meet deadlines.

As a business centered on creating community, we are being vigilant in maintaining a safe environment for our staff, colleagues, and clients. Our protocols include social distancing, teleworking, and handling most meetings virtually. While most staff are teleworking, our office is staffed for deliveries, calls, and coordination. Please contact us with any questions or concerns regarding projects, schedules, and agency coordination that we can help with.

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Planner & Landscape Architect

3 – 5 years of Experience

VIKA Maryland, LLC is seeking an experienced Land Planner or Landscape Architect to join our staff in the Germantown, Maryland office. The successful candidate should have a degree in planning or landscape architecture with a portfolio documenting a range of planning, design and construction detailing experience.

Our office provides planning, design, and engineering services to developers and municipalities in Maryland, focusing on Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties. 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, we are building our design portfolio with a focus on placemaking, smart growth, and sustainable design principles; a desire to create environments that 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 coordinate with other disciplines within, and outside of the organization.

Minimum Educational Requirements:
– Bachelor’s Degree in Urban and Regional Planning or Landscape Architecture

Technical Requirements:
– Experience in entitlement work.
– Experience in plan production.
– Software proficiency: AutoCAD, Adobe Suite, and SketchUp is required. Civil 3D is preferred.
– Basic understanding of plant material, grading and drainage, and construction materials.
– Hand graphics skills are a plus.

Professional Requirements:
– Licensure is not necessary, but an anticipated part of your career development.
– To be considered for this position we need to see your work examples.

For consideration, please submit your resume and cover letter via email to mdemployment@vika.com with “Planner/LA Architect” in the subject line.
We currently offer great benefits that include medical, dental, 401k plan, generous tuition reimbursement and a professional development program. Our recruitment program brings new leaders into the company, while our professional development commitment encourages them to grow with us. VIKA Maryland, LLC provides a team-oriented environment, where staff members benefit from a comprehensive learning environment and many opportunities for advancement. VIKA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, color, gender, age, physical or mental disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.