LWLA has immediate openings for full and part-time positions:

  • Project Support Administrator (full-time)
  • Plant Acquisition Staff (part-time with the potential to grow into additional hours)

 

PROJECT SUPPORT ADMINISTRATOR:  LWLA seeks a tech-savvy staff member to focus on coordination of landscape project installation and office management.  The position provides administrative support for project teams to help the design and project management staff work more efficiently.  By assisting with project communication, plant procurement, filing, and printing, the Project Support Administrator supports all staff associated with projects and assist the principal with travel and lecture arrangements.

Duties to include:

  • Communication with vendors, contractors, and clients under direction of project manager
  • Coordinate staffing, material deliveries, equipment rentals, and anything else needed for project installation
  • Update staff calendars, contacts and other project management documents as needed
  • Office assistance (answering phones, sending emails, mailing documents, and miscellaneous errands).
  • Organizing and maintaining office library, photos, and paper/electronic files.
  • Ability to troubleshoot issues with software installations, printers, computers, and other office equipment.
  • Coordinate travel for staff.
  • Website updates and maintenance.
  • Support principal in making travel arrangements and associated appointments with clients and lecture venues.
  • Procurement of plants for installation of landscape projects (include ordering, tracking and coordinating deliveries).

Required qualifications:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Powerpoint).
  • Ability to accommodate and bel flexible to a wide range of requests from project staff throughout all project phases in order to successfully support their needs.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, and highly organized.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
  • Valid driver’s license.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Knowledge/background in landscape terminology and practices.
  • Desire to help us learn how to use technology to streamline our office organization and management processes.
  • Knowledge of Photoshop, Indesign, WordPress, and/or Autocad.

 

PLANT ACQUISITION STAFF:  LWLA seeks a part-time staff member to focus on coordination tasks for installation of landscape projects.  This is a part-time position, approximately 20 hours/week with some variability based on project timelines.  The position is seasonal, from April to October with the potential to grow into other non-seasonal roles in the company.  Preferred schedule is 4-5 mornings per week.  Once job training is complete, there will be the possibility to work remotely for approximately 2-3 mornings per week with the remainder spent in the office.  (Our office is located within walking distance of the North Hills SEPTA train station so a car is not required.)

Duties to include:

  • Procurement of plants and seed for installation of landscape projects (includes ordering, tracking, and coordinating deliveries).
  • Communication with vendors, contractors, and clients under direction of project managers.

Required qualifications:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel).
  • Ability to accommodate and be flexible to a wide range of requests from project staff throughout all installation phases.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Self-motivated, detail oriented, and highly organized.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
  • Valid driver’s license.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Knowledge/background in landscape terminology and practices.

 

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume in PDF format via email to Rebecca Kagle at rkagle AT lweanerdesign.com.  Applications without cover letters will not be considered.  No telephone inquiries please.  While we appreciate every applicant’s interest, only those under consideration will be contacted.