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We bring roofs to life and lead the Southeast in design, installing, maintaining and restoring high-quality and high performance green roofs.

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Benefits of working at Living Roofs

Highly competitive pay

Pay based on experience for senior-level positions and starting wages for all entry-level employees fulfill current living wage rates established by Just Economics of Western NC. In addition to wages, per diem is provided for all overnight travel.

Company Retirement Plan

Employees are eligible to participate in the company retirement plan with tax-deferred earnings and employer-matched contributions of up to 3% of annual compensation.

Paid Time Off and Holidays

We offer 8 Paid holidays and the opportunity to accumulate Paid Time Off (PTO). For a full work schedule, PTO amounts to 80 hours (or 10 days) per year.

Professional development and training

Company provided and outside agency skill-based training, increased duties and responsibilities, and company-wide workshops to provide professional development, employee training, and team building.

Fun meaningful work

We work hard, but we also have fun building green roofs and rooftop amenity areas for people to access nature and get outside for a breath of fresh air. Company gatherings and quarterly meetings throughout the year are a time to regroup as a team and catch up off the roof.

Room for growth

Living Roofs Inc is a growing company. As we develop, we look forward to sharing this progress with our team through annual raises, increased professional development, and expanding our benefits package.

Green Roof Designer

The Design Studio at Living Roofs, Inc. is looking to add talent to its growing multidisciplinary team. The Green Roof Designer, with support from the Design Studio Manager, will be producing construction drawings, developing shop drawings, and collaborating on concepts and graphics for presentations. Advanced technical drawing skills and an eagerness to collaborate with team members across the company are essential to the success of the position. Candidates will only be considered if they meet the minimum qualifications of the position and will then be evaluated on their ability to contribute to the team with a broad range of technical, problem solving, and creative skills.


  • Produce technical design documentation and presentation graphics
  • Collaborate and contribute to conceptual designs, planting schemes, and materials selections
  • Collaborate with construction team and draft shop drawings for construction projects
  • Create full drawing sets for construction team, other installers, and client records, including demolition, layout, materials, Irrigation, landscape and detail sheets
  • Develop as-built irrigation plans for project closeout and maintenance purposes
  • Prepare conceptual design diagrams, plans, sections, and illustrations for client review

Minimum Qualifications

  • Enthusiasm for green roofs and green infrastructure
  • Knowledgeable about on-structure projects and details
  • Ability to create a plan set for pricing, permitting, and construction purposes
  • Proficiency working in AutoCAD or LandF/X, Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite
  • Advanced technical drawing skills; 3D modeling and rendering a plus
  • Experience with design build projects or construction administration
  • Excellent time management, organization, attention to detail, and critical thinking abilities
  • Aptitude for navigating dynamic project schedules and priorities
  • Formal education, training, and at least 3 years of professional experience working in one or more of the following disciplines: architecture, landscape architecture, horticulture, or engineering

Preferred Qualifications

Pay Benefits

Compensation& Benefits:

Annual salary starting at $60,000. Benefits include paid time off, paid sick leave, paid holidays, paid parental leave, company retirement plan with 3% employer match, and discounted YMCA corporate memberships.

How to apply: If you are interested in joining an exciting company dedicated to creating resilient and beautiful vegetated roofs and landscapes-on-structures, please submit your resume and send your cover letter and work samples that 1) clearly demonstrate you meet the minimum qualifications, including plans, details, and conceptual graphics, and 2) reveal your unique skills or abilities to

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