Royal Architectural Institute of Canada

Intermediate/Senior Landscape Architect

Mon, 2017-08-21 15:27 -- jasmein.sran
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Fotenn is a leading planning and urban design firm with offices in Ottawa, Toronto, and Kingston. Our team of planners, architects, landscape architects, and urban design experts is engaged in award-winning projects across the country and is passionate about creating places where people want to be.

About the Opportunity

Fotenn has a fantastic opportunity for an experienced an Intermediate/Senior Landscape Architect to join and our studio team based in Ottawa or Toronto on a full-time basis.

If you are a Junior or Intermediate Landscape Architect looking to make a meaningful change, this could an exciting career opportunity!

In this role, you will have the opportunity to work on award-winning projects alongside highly-respected individuals who are experts in their fields. Overseeing small and medium-sized landscape and design projects, you will collaborate with multidisciplinary teams and ensure that all project deliverables are of the highest quality and provided in a timely and efficient manner.

The Successful Candidate

This is a great opportunity for a motivated and accomplished design professional with strong project management experience and working knowledge of architectural design, municipal processes, and approvals, including rezoning and design guidelines. Practical knowledge of general architecture practice, including programming and site planning, is also required.

The successful candidate for this role will have a Bachelor's degree or a Master's Degree in Landscape Architecture in combination with 3-4 years of progressive experience for an Intermediate position, or 6-8 years of experience for a Senior position. You must also be a member of the Ontario Association of Landscape Architects (OALA) or the Association des Architectes Paysagiste du Quebec (AAPQ) with ability to obtain stamp.

In addition, you will also demonstrate knowledge and/or experience in the following areas:

-Experience in land development and municipal approval process
-Excellence in design and knowledge of technical detailed design and construction methods and practices
-Highly developed graphic, verbal and written communication skills with demonstrated ability to present complex information to a variety of audiences, including clients, communities, and peers
-A desire and ability to work independently and as part of a larger design team
-Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively, write clearly, and resolve problems creatively
-Demonstrable competency in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, MS Office Suite, hand drawing, and 3D modeling (Sketch Up, Rhino)
ISA Certification (asset only)
-Proficiency in French (asset only)
-Competency in ArcGIS (asset only)

About the Benefits

Take the next step in your career and join a leading employer – one that provides an exceptional and dynamic work environment and that motivates and encourages teamwork, initiative, and creativity.

All Fotenn team members also receive a host of great benefits, including:

-Annual bonus, based on performance
-Comprehensive group benefits, including medical, dental and vision
-Professional development assistance

Most importantly, you will be joining a friendly, social and supportive team that recognizes and rewards hard work. With open communication and regular Town Halls, the team also enjoys an annual retreat - to destinations both locally and abroad.

Don't miss this opportunity to work on a wide variety of exciting and challenging projects while working, learning and engaging with some of the best in the business. APPLY TODAY!

We are an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Only candidates eligible to work in Canada need apply.

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Ottawa or Toronto
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