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Landscape Architect Example CV

Personal information    
Surname(s) / First name(s)  Hobart, William
Address(es)  2/F, Building 1310 Reading, Berkshire RG7 4SA UK
Telephone(s)  +44 (118) 555 3000 Mobile: +44 (118) 555 3301
Fax(es)  +44 (118) 555 3002
E-mail(s)  hobart@example.co.uk
Nationality(-ies)  British
Date of birth  June 1, 1971
Gender  Male
Desired employment / Occupational field  Landscape Architect
Work experience   
Dates  June 2001 - present
Occupation or position held  Assistant Landscape Designer
Main activities and responsibilities  As Assistant Designer my position includes creating plans and designs, preparing models and cost estimates for each site development project and communicating with customers, subcontractors, vendors and employees and attending project related meetings. I also have responsibility for working with clients to ensure that changes are captured, plans are updated, and that working designs are available for install teams.
Name and address of employer  Anderslite Landscape Architecture
29 East Parade London, UK LS1 5PS
Type of business or sector  Landscaping / Horticulture
Dates  July 1996 - June 2001
Occupation or position held  Landscaper
Main activities and responsibilities  My job duties included inspecting work for conformance with approved plans, specifications, and standards; including - grading, irrigation systems, water lines, curbs and gutters, sidewalks, turf, landscape materials, trees and shrubs. I reviewed and determined the feasibility of specific designs and approving landscape architectural plans, ensuring that a safe environment existed for all employees, contractors, and customers throughout the project.
Name and address of employer  MatchTech of Leeds
1450 Parkway Fareham Leeds, UK PO15 7AF
Type of business or sector  Landscaping / Horticulture
Education and training   
Dates  September 1994 - June 1996
Title of qualification awarded  Master's Degree in Landscape Architecture
Principal subjects / occupational skills covered  Principle studies included: Analytical Geometry, Botany, Calculus, Chemistry, Entomology, Horticulture, and Trigonometry. Master's Thesis on Gardening Design Theory.
Internships  One year internship at MatchTech of Leeds.
Name and type of organisation providing education and training  University of Cambridge
Dates  September 1989 - June 1994
Title of qualification awarded  Bachelor's Degree in Botany and Horticulture (dual major)
Principal subjects / occupational skills covered  Principle studies included: Architecture, Biology, Botany, Chemistry, Entomology, Horticulture, Landscape Design, Mathematics, and Trigonometry. Secondary studies include French and German Proficiency Skills, Arts and Humanities, and Literature.
Name and type of organisation providing education and training  University of London
Personal skills and competences   
Mother tongue(s)  English
Other language(s)   
Self-assessment  UnderstandingSpeakingWriting 
European level  ListeningReadingSpoken interactionSpoken production  
French  C2Proficient UserC2Proficient UserC2Proficient UserC2Proficient UserC2Proficient User 
German  B2Independent UserB2Independent UserB2Independent UserB2Independent UserB2Independent User 
Social skills and competences  I have excellent communication skills with clients, fellow employees, and management along with strong negotiation skills especially where contracts are concerned. This gives me the ability to motivate and lead work teams as well as handle discipline scenarios tactfully.
Organisational skills and competences  I am fully capable of partnering with installation professionals to ensure that projects are on track and that all documents are accurate.
Technical skills and competences  I possess a significant horticultural knowledge including experience with plant lists. With a thorough working knowledge of all hand tools and miscellaneous landscaping equipment I am able to take projects from conception to construction. I possess a strong background in all areas of site design including grading, road design, erosion control, storm water management and utility layout.
Computer skills and competences  My advanced proficiency skills with computer software programs including MS Office Works Suite 2007 inclusive of Access, Excel, NotePad, Outlook Express, and Word aid me with my thorough working knowledge of AutoCAD 2006 and Land Desktop 2006.
Artistic skills and competences  Canvas painting in acrylics and oils, photography, and porcelain crafts painting
Other skills and competences  I have nearly 12 years of experience with Project Management because of my strong work ethic and Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment. I am able to communicate a unique vision persuasively when applying my negotiating skills. I am a Registered Landscape Architect.
Driving licence(s)  Groups A, A1, B, BE, D1, and D1E
Additional information  References available upon request.