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Job Posting: A Morton Thomas and Associates, Inc. Seeks Landscape Architect


A Morton Thomas and Associates, Inc. is growing! We are a 100% employee-owned multidisciplinary firm with a track record of more than 60 years of excellence providing landscape architecture, environmental investigation and permitting, civil engineering, surveying, and construction engineering and inspection services. AMT’s staff of more than 525 employees offers far-reaching expertise and a commitment to delivering successful projects to our clients. Our offices foster a highly supportive and collaborative environment in and between our 20 office locations. As an active and socially responsible organization, we pride ourselves on the partnerships we build with our clients to improve communities. This position will focus on development of connections between communities and relationships with clients for a variety of projects from park master plans, campus and institutional site development, trail and greenway studies and design, community engagement and environmental Along with competitive salaries, AMT offers an exemplary benefits package that includes a strong 401(k) matching plan, medical, dental, and vision coverage, commuter benefits, educational assistance, and more. We are hiring a Landscape Architect to work in our Towson, MD or Rockville, MD office. Responsibilities

  • Develop conceptual design and story boards

  • Prepare studies and reports

  • Organize field investigation and reporting on integrated roadside vegetation management, forest mitigation, stream restoration, critical area mitigation, wetland mitigation, and storm water management facilities.

  • Develop concepts for park master plans

  • Design and detail projects for constructability including site plans, plaza, streetscapes, K-12, Higher Education, integrated stormwater management and transportation projects.

  • Review and provide professional landscape architectural guidance and direction to project team. Provide expertise to address neighborhood conservation and urban reconstruction design strategies, pedestrian accessibility for ADA compliance, hiker/biker trails and greenways, aesthetic review and approvals for hardscape structural elements, public safety landscape plantings, traffic calming techniques, lighting, and other features of the built and natural environment to solve complex design issues.

  • Facilitate community and client engagement in person and virtual meetings.

  • Prepare cost estimates and construction budgets

  • Prepare project specifications and special provisions

  • Conduct project site visits to verify construction activities, gather data, coordinate with project team, and to inspect materials.

  • Collaborate with an interdisciplinary in-house project teams of civil engineers, planners, transportation engineers, water resource engineers, surveyors, and construction inspection specialists.

  • Prepare visually appealing and informative graphics as part of project communications and proposal and marketing pursuits

  • Utilize AutoCAD, Microstation, and GIS software and file sharing technologies.

  • Manage work of junior staff and project documentation.


  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited university

  • Landscape Architect license

  • 6-8 years’ experience in landscape architecture

  • Experience with VA, MD and surrounding states guidelines for planting requirements

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Civil 3D and Land F/X

  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), Lumion

  • Proficiency in Sketch-Up, Revit or other 3D modelling software

  • Experience with ArcGIS

  • Familiarity with bicycle, pedestrian, and trail design guidelines and best practices

  • Please Provide a digital portfolio of work samples. 10MB max with your resume

Preferred Qualifications

  • Licensed in MD, DC, or VA

  • ISA Certified

  • Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP)

  • Experience in Microstation

  • Experience with ProjectWise

  • Experience in irrigation Design

  • Experience with MasterSpec

  • Skilled in hand graphic and quick ideation sketches

  • Active in local professional organizations and agencies

Why Join AMT? At AMT, we understand that our most valuable asset is our staff. For 65 years, we have worked diligently to build a team of talented employees who fully embody our values as an organization – values such as teamwork, integrity, and innovation. Now that we have transitioned into an employee-owned firm, we are excited to place the future of AMT into nearly 450 sets of dedicated hands. The AMT Difference Our company culture is characterized by a workforce that holds the highest standards of ethics and integrity, focused client care, and commitment to AMT's Core Values of safety, respect, integrity, commitment, quality, teamwork. leadership, responsibility, and profitable growth. Operating as an ESOP allows us to reward our dedicated and loyal employees with additional benefits from the company’s stock as well as an incentive to continue building a high-performance ownership culture. To strengthen and support its employees, AMT invests in programs and processes to sustain an engaging work environment. AMT also recognizes the importance of employee benefits and policies and remains committed to providing programs that are both comprehensive and competitive in the industry. Competitive Benefit Package To strengthen and support its employees, its greatest asset, AMT invests in programs and processes to sustain an engaging work environment. AMT also recognizes the importance of employee benefits and policies and remains committed to providing programs that are both comprehensive and competitive in the industry. With AMT, you will get: • Tiered medical coverage • Dental/Vision • 401(k) • Short- and long-term disability • College savings plan • Life insurance • Paid time off • Holidays • Training/Certifications


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