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Transportation Landscape Designer 1

Are you interested in the design of landscape components? If so, we are looking for you to join our team! Read below & apply today!

The State of Connecticut, Department of Transportation (DOT), is now accepting applications for Transportation Landscape Designer 1 positions within the Bureau of Engineering and ConstructionOffice of EngineeringLandscape Design Unit, in Newington. These positions are full time, 40 hours per week and are in the P-4 (Engineering and Scientific) bargaining unit.

Current students in programs of Landscape Architecture or Horticulture who will be graduating with a bachelor’s degree by May of 2022 are encouraged to apply!

The Landscape Design Unit is responsible for the design and construction oversight of landscape components on a wide range of transportation projects. The unit also is involved in the incorporation of special community features, pedestrian areas, and sustainable design elements into these projects.

Transportation Landscape Designers in the Bureau of Engineering and Construction perform design and construction related tasks under the direction of Landscape Architects. Transportation Landscape Designers complete site analysis, presentation, design, and contract development assignments for a wide range of transportation related projects. They also review work performed by others, including consultant work and contractor installations.

Transportation Landscape Designers receive training in department policy, practices, and procedures, as well as project design and management software, including the department’s standard CAD program, MicroStation. Training will also be provided in landscape design work relative to transportation projects in order to complete increasingly complex tasks independently.

Competitive starting salary, excellent State benefits package including health and dental insurance, generous paid time off, retirement plan options, alternate work schedule options, professional development and tuition reimbursement and a culture that promotes work-life balance. We also offer the convenience of an on-site, low-cost fitness center, on-site cafeteria and Electric Vehicle (EV) charging at our Newington, CT Headquarters facility. DOT facilities have ample free parking with easy access from major highways or by public transportation.