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Senior Landscape Architect

“Good design is intentional.  Successful landscape architecture engages to and connects with people.  We strive to deliver enduring design solutions that are sustainable, purposeful, resilient, and inclusive.”

Our vision is simple - Connect people to their environment through meaningful design. We pride ourselves on creating inspiring places and experiences for people. Our commitment to our craft inspires a curious, creative, and solution focused approach. We embrace challenge, promote initiative, and celebrate our successes.

We are looking to hire a Senior Landscape Architect to help manage one of Vancouver’s most profile projects - the New St. Paul’s Hospital among other exciting and meaningful work. You are motivated by a positive work environment with the potential for career growth within a team that values sustainability, creativity and a healthy work life balance.

Minimum Experience


  • Minimum 5+ years’ experience in BC or Canada.
  • Professional Registration with the BCSLA is preferred (LEED registration is an asset).

Knowledge and Skills


  • Ability to think strategically, to problem-solve, and make decisions quickly and confidently in written, spoken, and drawn format.
  • Skilled in early concept development, including analytical diagramming, research and precedent study, design rationale, concept diagrams and illustrative schematic site plan.
  • Deliver consistent high quality production drawings, including Schematic Design, Design Development, Rezoning, Permitting, and Tender Documents.
  • Extensive Contract Admin and field review experience (Reports, Addendums, RFI’s, CCO’s, Submittals).
  • Fully versed with Vectorworks and/or AutoCAD platform, Adobe, Microsoft Office, and 3D drawing software.
  • Strong communication within interdisciplinary design teams (Architects, Engineers, Environment, and Owner).
  • Excellent understanding of project management skills (manage scheduling, resources, time, and budget).
  • Display strong leadership and mentorship skills within a collaborative studio environment.
  • Ability to effectively delegate project work and provide technical oversight and feedback.

We offer training to foster your growth in the following areas:

  • Develop your leadership and mentorship potential
  • Assist with development of new clients and firm promotion
  • Participate in marketing efforts and proposal writing
  • Contribute to developing firm culture and innovations
  • Assist in strategic planning initiatives

If you’re interested, we encourage you to email your resume, portfolio and cover letter.  We are offering a competitive salary, excellent benefits and signing bonus.

Connect Landscape Architecture
2305 Hemlock Street
Vancouver, BC V6H 2V1
Jennifer Pritchard
(604) 681-3303 x229
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.