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Landscape Architect

Specializing in urban revitalization, streetscapes, urban parks, green infrastructure, nature parks, 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.

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 a dynamic team-oriented atmosphere, we want to hear from you.

Please submit your resume, cover letter and sample portfolio via our Dayforce application portal linked below. 


A Little About Us

ISL is an award-winning, site service consulting firm comprised of 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

Check out our ISL Website for the extensive list of projects the ISL Landscape Architecture team has worked on, such as:

  • Minoru Lakes Renewal  
  • Willingdon Linear Park  
  • Blakeburn Lagoons Park


A Little About You

Your cover letter should tell us about:

  • Your professional strengths and ability to deliver exceptional design and project management services
  • Your professional goals and career trajectory

Your resume and portfolio should show us:

  • University degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited institution
  • Registered Landscape Architect or eligible and willing to register with BCSLA
  • Minimum of 3 years of landscape architecture office experience
  • AutoCAD and graphic production skills (Adobe Creative Suite, SketchUp, Rhino, V-Ray, etc.)

Bonus points for:

  • Work experience in BC 
  • Project management experience


A Little More About the Role

The ideal candidate is  a team player with a desire to learn and grow their professional skills and their career.  Our work is multi-disciplinary and requires excellent communication and coordination 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 
  • providing contract management and construction administration services

Please submit your resume, cover letter and sample portfolio via our Dayforce application portal linked below.


What ISL Offers

We value your contributions and want to ensure that your personal success is intertwined with your professional success. Our wellness philosophy encompasses the four pillars of physical, mental, financial and spiritual wellbeing. Our  benefits package is comprehensive and offers you some of the best available tools to maximize your career and lifestyle. 
Depending on your experience level, the salary range for this position (based on a 40-hour work week) is:

  • $76,000 - $90,000

Here are some of the exceptional benefits we provide:

  • Excellent mentorship
  • Flexible working hours
  • Hybrid model of work 
  • Employer paid benefits including health, dental and extensive paramedical services
  • Healthcare Spending and Lifestyle Option Accounts 
  • Group RRSP 
  • Annual bonus incentives
  • Paid professional development opportunities and memberships
  • Parental leave top ups
  • 24/7/365 Employee Family Assistance program
Rate of Pay: 
$76,000 - $90,000 annually
ISL Engineering and Land Services
3999 Henning Dr
Burnaby, BC V5C6P9
Jordan Sekiya
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.