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Horticulturalist

Paul Sangha Landscape Architecture is looking for a full-time experienced horticulturalist to join our horticultural design team. The Firm specializes in high quality landscape designs with special attention to detail, service and quality. To learn more about our team, please visit our website at www.paulsangha.com.

This position includes but is not limited to the following duties:

  • Source trees and plants
  • Design and implementation of detailed planting plans
  • Client liaison
  • Identification of pests and disease, or other concerns in existing gardens
  • Reviewing maintenance, plant health, and providing constructive feedback for clients and landscapers
  • Introduction of new and exciting ideas and plants into each design
  • Work with growers, nurseries, suppliers, and contractors
  • Site visits for tree and plant placement 

 

Location: 
Paul Sangha Landscape Architecture
125 E 4th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5T1G4
Canada
Education: 

A degree, diploma, or certificate in horiculture, landscape architecture, or related field.

Experience: 
  • A minimum of 3 years experience working in the field of horticultural design
  • Exceptional design skills with a portfolio of previous work
  • Keen interest in learning and exploring new ideas
  • Design adaptability in working locally and abroad, forging relationships, and gathering information
  • Knowledge of, and experience designing with, drought-tolerant hardy plant species
  • Focused, well organized, and detail oriented
  • Strong communication skills
  • A passionate plants person with knowledge of local nurseries, suppliers, and plants
  • A team player that enjoys feedback to create an exceptional product
  • An independent worker that can multitask and work well under pressure
  • Outgoing personality that is positive and professional
  • Hand drawing and computer drafting skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Driver's license
  • Ability to read architectural drawings

Additional assets include:

  • Knowledge of Mac computers, Vectorworks for CAD, SketchUp and Adobe CS
  • Horticultural knowledge or experience applicable to other regions and climates
  • Knowledge of resilient and regenerative soil, agricultural and landscape/plant maintenance practices 

Qualified individuals should send their resumes, cover letters, and portfolios to: info@paulsangha.com

No phone calls please. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. 

Contact: 
PSLA
Phone: 
(604) 736-2323
Project: Westminster Pier Park
Landscape Architect / Firm: PWL Partnership Landscape Architects Inc.
Location: New Westminster, British Columbia
Photo Credit: PWL Partnership Landscape Architects Inc.