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Landscape Architect

Specializing in urban revitalization, streetscapes, urban parks, green infrastructure, nature parks, trails, and ecological restoration projects, ISL’s Landscape Architecture team is looking for a talented and enthusiastic Landscape Architect to join our Burnaby office.  The successful candidate will work in a highly collaborative, multi-disciplinary team environment with the firm’s landscape architects, urban designers, engineers, and environmental managers on a variety of exciting projects!     


Our growing Burnaby team is located in a bright new office space, steps from the Gilmore Skytrain Station.  If you are interested in an opportunity for professional growth and advancement with diverse and challenging work in an energetic team-oriented atmosphere, we want to hear from you!


A Little About Us

ISL is an award-winning, site service consulting firm comprised of over 400 engineers, technologists, planners, landscape architects, scientists and their support teams that work together to deliver infrastructure projects across western Canada.  We strive to minimize environmental impact while maximizing community benefit of our work.

We are passionate about developing our people and advancing them along their career path.  To enable this, we provide a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, and fully funded educational opportunities.

ISL’s Landscape Architecture Team delivers transformative site design solutions.  We act as a Design Studio – caring about our projects and crafting our designs.  We are committed to design and project service delivery excellence.  We are:

  • Holistic – we think and work collaboratively to develop multi-disciplinary site design solutions
  • Integrated – working within the larger ISL firm gives us an opportunity to work on substantial, complex, multi-disciplinary projects
  • Diverse – in our backgrounds and talents. We marry technical expertise with creative flair in the design of distinct outdoor spaces


A Little About You

Your cover letter should tell us about your:

  • Ability to work in multi-disciplinary team environments
  • Willingness to professionally learn and grow
  • Enthusiasm about the profession and the kind of work that most interests you
  • Commitment to design detail and quality
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills


Your resume and portfolio should show us:

  • University degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited institution
  • Registered Landscape Architect with BCSLA
  • Experience in the Landscape Architecture profession
  • AutoCAD and graphic production skills (Adobe Creative Suite, SketchUp, Rhino, V-Ray, etc.)
  • A project portfolio demonstrating design excellence 


Bonus points for:

  • Experience in the BC market
  • At least two years’ experience as a registered Landscape Architect
  • Project management experience


A Little More About the Role


The ideal candidate needs to be a team player with a desire to learn and grow their professional skills and their career.  Our work is multi-disciplinary and will require the ability to clearly communicate with a variety of internal and external project stakeholders.


While working as a Landscape Architect at ISL you can expect to be involved with:

  • Generating concept design, detail and construction drawing packages
  • Managing projects of varying scales depending on your background and skills
  • Communicating and coordinating with other ISL disciplines, clients, and contractors to deliver a broad range of multi-disciplinary projects


Please submit resume, cover letter and sample portfolio online.

ISL Engineering and Land Services Ltd.
201-3999 Henning Drive
Burnaby, BC V5C 6P9
  • University degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited institution
Staci Stang
(780) 438-9000
Click to view background photo & credits
Project: Westminster Pier Park
Landscape Architect / Firm: PWL Partnership Landscape Architects Inc.
Location: New Westminster, British Columbia
Photo Credit: PWL Partnership Landscape Architects Inc.