Landscape Architects


Plan and design land areas for projects such as parks and other recreational facilities, airports, highways, hospitals, schools, land subdivisions, and commercial, industrial, and residential sites.
Also called: Director of Landscape Architecture and Planning, Golf Course Architect, Land Planner, Landscape Architect

Knowledge:

    Engineering and Technology
  • design
  • building and construction
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Business
  • customer service
  • management
    Safety and Government
  • public safety and security

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • reading work related information
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
    Social
  • changing what is done based on other people's actions
  • understanding people's reactions

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
    Ideas and Logic
  • create new and original ideas
  • group things in different ways
    Attention
  • do two or more things at the same time
  • pay attention to something without being distracted
    Math
  • add, subtract, multiply, or divide

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include creating, designing, and making your own rules.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Attention to Detail
  • Integrity
  • Dependability
  • Initiative
  • Innovation
  • Cooperation

Technology:

    Computer aided design CAD software
  • Bentley Microstation
  • Trimble SketchUp Pro
    Graphics or photo imaging software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Photoshop
    Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel

Education:

    bachelor's degree
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