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Landscape Architecture Consultant

Our Landscape Architecture team is seeking experienced Landscape Architecture Consultants to join our growing professional practice.  We have leadership opportunities in both our Kamloops and Kelowna markets with the intent of strengthening our landscape architecture presence in the Thompson-Okanagan Region and the Central Interior of British Columbia. At Urban Systems, we are a community of consultants brought together by our shared values and a deep commitment to building vibrant communities.

With everything happening in the world around us, there is a noticeable shift in appreciation for outdoor spaces among individuals and communities. As a result, we have an even greater opportunity and responsibility to make a difference through the work we do every day and the meaningful relationships we build with municipalities, developers, and Indigenous communities.

Do you see yourself excited to contribute in the following ways?

  • Communicating and collaborating with project teams across Western Canada.
  • Practicing landscape architectural design within the framework of an integrated team.
  • Building relationships with colleagues and clients.
  • Leading project opportunities in local markets.
  • Bringing innovation and creativity to the design process and graphic representation.
  • Supporting and advancing conceptual and detailed design.
  • Identifying risks and troubleshooting potential solutions.
  • Supporting project construction and contract administration.
  • Advocating for the importance of the landscape architecture profession and raising the profile of the practice.
Rate of Pay: 
$70,000.00 - $105,000.00 per year

Our preferred candidates will have a minimum of 4 years of experience in the professional practice of Landscape Architecture and possess a university degree in Landscape Architecture.

Skills, strengths, and abilities that will help you succeed:

  • Proactive commitment to ongoing personal and professional development.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of design, detailing, grading, and construction specifications.
  • Experience using 3D modeling software (hand drawing skills are an asset).
  • Ability to manage workloads of multiple projects while prioritizing deliverable deadlines.
  • Enthusiasm and ability to participate in a collaborative approach to design projects.
  • Passionate about landscape architecture, design, and visual communication techniques.
  • Support and lead landscape architecture projects within our integrated consulting team.
  • Strong interest in working with municipalities and Indigenous communities.
  • Ability to travel intermittently to support project work as necessary and collaborate with team members across the organization.
  • Provide technical and professional support to colleagues.
  • Strong local market knowledge is an asset.
  • Registered in the province of British Columbia as a landscape architect.
  • A Class 5 BC driver’s license or equivalent (Required for site visits).
Urban Systems Ltd.
501-121 5th Avenue
Kamloops, BC V2C 0M1
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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.