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22-U156 - Landscape Design Coordinator - Regular Full-Time

Join a “Community of Communities” – the Township of Langley, home to approximately 150,000 residents, is committed to providing progressive business, housing, and recreational opportunities, while balancing its unique mix of urban growth and rural beauty. A truly fun and beautiful place to work, the Township of Langley offers competitive salaries, excellent benefit packages, municipal pension plan, employee wellness programs and opportunities for professional development and career growth. The Township of Langley is currently recruiting for a regular full-time Landscape Design Coordinator to join our team of professionals in the Community Development Division, Green Infrastructure Services Department. Reporting to the Manager, Green Infrastructure Services, in this unionized position you will apply your creativity, knowledge and experience in community landscape architecture and development. This position will appeal to applicants who have extensive knowledge in landscape and tree management plans, age friendly amenity areas, landscape amenity areas and open space planning in community and neighbourhood plan development. For more information about the Green Infrastructure Services Department click here. Responsibilities:  Administer municipal landscape requirements for land development projects  Manage and process complex green infrastructure components applications  Prepare and maintain a variety of materials such as records, technical and status reports  Implement community, neighbourhood and sub-neighbourhood plans, policies, procedures and priorities related to landscape and green infrastructure elements on developable land  Promote and provide detailed information on the Sustainability Charter, community plans, neighbourhood plans, developments and related bylaws Qualifications:  Degree in Landscape Architecture or a related discipline plus sound related experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience  Considerable knowledge of construction, landscape design principles, practices and procedures, field review processes and reporting procedures  Considerable knowledge of landscape construction materials, costs and methods as it relates to landscape design  Ability to analyze, assess and liaise/coordinate various landscape components of land development projects  Ability to prepare detailed reports related to submitted drawings, materials lists, cost estimates/specifications  Ability to establish and maintain effective communication with a variety of internal/external contacts  A minimum of three years experience in a municipal experience is considered an asset In order to be considered for this position, candidates must have the following valid and current certifications/licenses (must be valid at the time the posting closes) and these must be attached with your application. Applications without the attached required documents below will be deemed incomplete and may not be considered. Please title your attachments with the number of this competition and have these documents ready to upload when you apply:  BC Class 5 (full-privilege) driver’s license or equivalent driver’s license for where you reside. You must include with your application a current Personal Driver’s Record (select the 5 year option if obtaining online) that has been obtained within 6 months of the closing date. To obtain a copy of your Personal Driving Record, please contact ICBC directly or the driving authority where you reside. Please note that a copy of your Driver’s License and the Drivers Factor Report will not be accepted. Applicants are advised that it is a condition of employment with the Township that a successful candidate provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Note: proof is not required as part of the application process, however will be required upon consideration for employment. The CUPE rate of pay for this position is $40.35 – $47.69 per hour (5 steps, 2020 rates) plus benefits. The hours of work are Monday to Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm. If you wish to pursue this exciting career in a growing community, please visit tol.ca/careers to apply. Internal closing date for this competition: September 7, 2022 External closing date for this competition: September 19, 2022 We appreciate all applications; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview

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Location: 
Township of Langley
20338 - 65 Avenue
Langley, BC V2Y 3J1
Canada
Contact: 
www.tol.ca/careers
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Project: Westminster Pier Park
Landscape Architect / Firm: PWL Partnership Landscape Architects Inc.
Location: New Westminster, British Columbia
Photo Credit: PWL Partnership Landscape Architects Inc.