Open Positions

Urban Watershed Planning Intern

Lotus Water is looking for a current grad student or recent graduate in Landscape Architecture, Urban Design, Planning, or a design-minded civil engineer. The ideal candidate has a water resources background or a strong interest in water-sensitive design, watershed planning, and/or green infrastructure. The successful candidate will be assisting Lotus project managers in delivering city-wide green infrastructure plans, preparing graphics to support private and public design projects, performing spatial analysis in GIS to support water master planning efforts, and communicating technical concepts using graphics. The candidate will be eligible for a full-time or part-time position either upon graduation or at the end of the internship depending on scholastic status and performance.

Required Qualifications

  • Basic GIS, ability to generate graphics

  • Advanced Adobe Creative Suite (primarily Illustrator/InDesign)

Bonus Qualifications

  • Basic understanding of hydrology

  • SketchUp

  • AutoCAD

  • Technical writing experience

About Lotus Water

Lotus Water is a dynamic, and employee-owned water resource and civil engineering design firm located in downtown San Francisco.  We offer a culture of technical excellence and creativity in a flexible and fun work environment.  Staff members at Lotus have been at the forefront of innovation in the design and planning of award-winning green buildings, institutional campuses, and large capital infrastructure projects.  We have developed extraordinary cutting-edge technical tools to implement green stormwater infrastructure, non-potable water reuse systems, and water resource planning at all scales and are deeply engaged in California water and climate policy.  We also have a long history of being a trusted resource for our local, progressive water and wastewater agency, the SFPUC, in addition to being engaged on large infrastructure projects all along the West Coast, and as a result our staff are working on some of the most innovative, interesting, and complex water projects in the country.

Lotus Water offers highly competitive compensation packages, health and retirement benefits, individualized professional development support, and a flexible work environment.