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Intermediate Landscape Architect

Job Type:
Full Time
Posting Date:
2017-02-14
Deadline Date:
2017-04-25
Location:
Ottawa, ON
Company Name:
Fotenn
Company Information:
As one of Ontario’s largest dedicated Planning and Design firms with offices in Ottawa, Kingston and Toronto, Fotenn is passionate about creating places where people want to be. We are a progressive and dynamic team of professionals engaged in projects across the country. Our practice is centred around the seamless integration of planning, landscape architecture, and urban design; while rooted in a deep appreciation for creating people focused places.
Job Details:

Take the next step in your career and join a great employer – one that provides an exceptional and dynamic work environment that motivates, and encourages teamwork, initiative, and creativity. With Fotenn, you will have continuous opportunities for professional growth and development; along with the opportunity to work on award-winning projects alongside highly-respected individuals who are experts in their fields; and the opportunity to make a difference.

This position reports to the Lead Landscape Architect and Director of Landscape Architecture and Urban Design.  The successful candidate will be dedicated to: sustainable landscape architecture and urban design practices; advancing the role of landscape architecture and urban design in the public realm; enhancing the quality of urban life; and the development of successful communities.  You will work collaboratively with the planning and urban design team on a variety of development projects as well as independently on landscape architecture projects as the lead.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Landscape Architecture;
  • Full Member of the Ontario Association of Landscape Architects (OALA) or the Association des Architectes Paysagiste du Quebec (AAPQ) with ability and interest to obtain Stamp;
  • Minimum of 5-10 years of proven applied experience in Landscape Architecture;
  • Excellence in design and knowledge of technical detailed design and construction methods and practices;
  • Experience in land development and municipal approval process;
  • 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;
  • Strong project management experience and the ability to manage competing deadlines and project budgets;
  • Desire and ability to work independently and as part of a larger design team;
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively, write clearly, and resolve problems creatively;
  • High degree of competency in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, MS Office Suite, hand drawing, and 3D modeling (Sketch Up, Rhino); and
  • Additional Assets: ISA Certification, French language proficiency and competency in ArcGIS.

Key Responsibilities

  • Establishing and maintaining effective relationships with employees, clients, allied professionals, officials and the community;
  • Meeting with new and existing private and public sector clients;
  • Presenting to clients, stakeholders, community associations, municipal committees and councils;
  • Assisting in the development of new landscape architecture business including: responding to requests for proposals; preparation of proposals;
  • Complete site assessments, tree identification, and site inventory;
  • Preparation of site analysis, concept drawings, and master plans;
  • Preparation of contract documents, including: technical working drawings (layout and material plans, grading plans, planting plans and details), specifications and cost estimates; and
  • Conduct construction administration, including field review.

Fotenn offers competitive salaries, health benefits and a progressive work environment. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Please visit our website, www.fotenn.com, to learn more about our firm.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and sample portfolio to:

Michael Stott
Director of Urban Design and Landscape Architecture
stott@fotenn.com

The deadline for the submission of applications is Friday, January 27, 2017 at 5:00pm. Only those who are invited for an interview will be contacted.

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