Welcome to ASLA's Job Opportunities, where we post current openings available at our downtown Washington D.C. headquarters. ASLA offers exciting career opportunities for individuals at all levels. Our current staff of 49 includes recent college graduates, skilled professionals, as well as retirees in part-time positions.
ASLA offers an attractive, competitive benefit package including medical, dental, and life insurance; a 401(k) plan; a commuter program; and flexible schedules.
ASLA's national headquarters is located in downtown Washington, D.C., one block north of the Gallery Place/Chinatown Metro Station on the Red, Yellow, and Green Lines. Learn more about ASLA's green headquarters.
Director, State Government Affairs
Founded in 1899, the American Society of Landscape Architects is the national professional association representing landscape architects. ASLA has 15,000 members and 49 chapters, representing all 50 states, the U.S. territories, and 42 countries around the world. ASLA promotes the landscape architecture profession and advances the practice through advocacy, education, communication, and fellowship.
Landscape architecture encompasses the analysis, planning, design, management, and stewardship of the natural and built environments. Types of projects include:
- parks and recreation
- urban design
- streetscapes and public spaces
- transportation corridors and facilities
- gardens and arboreta
- security design
- hospitality and resorts
- academic campuses
- therapeutic gardens
- historic preservation and restoration
- corporate and commercial
- landscape art and earth sculpture
- interior landscapes, and more
The majority of ASLA members, nearly 80 percent, work in private practice; 12 percent are in the public sector and 5 percent are full-time educators. The remaining members are employed by private developers or work in other specialized fields.