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Senior Landscape Architect

Job Type:
Full Time
Posting Date:
2017-03-10
Deadline Date:
2017-03-24
Location:
Toronto, ON
Company Name:
Scott Torrance Landscape Architect (a division of Forrec Ltd.)
Company Information:
Scott Torrance Landscape Architect, established in 2004, is a division of FORREC Ltd. We’re an award-winning practice dedicated to the public, private and corporate sector in Toronto, including designs for public parks, campuses, transit infrastructure, libraries and green roofs. Together with FORREC Ltd. – global entertainment designer for theme parks, water parks, retail and mixed-use developments, resorts, and visitor attractions – we represent one of the largest landscape architect practices in Ontario. We are inspired by the best of each other to lead the way in designing memorable spaces the world over.
Job Details:

We are looking for a creative and enthusiastic Senior Landscape Architect who is passionate about innovation, sustainability, ecology and actively seeks opportunities to push the boundaries of our profession.

Come join our friendly, dynamic team and work within our multi-disciplinary design studio.  We offer a competitive salary, an annual bonus program, health plan and financial support for continuing education and conferences. Personal days off are provided in addition to paid vacation.

The Extras

  • A vibrant, creative space in the design hub of Liberty Village
    (so impressive, the Globe and Mail recently wrote an article!)     https://tgam.ca/2gevnoz
  • A culturally and creatively diverse group of people who weave fun into their work every day
  • Pool table, ping pong, video games on-site
  • Free fitness, shower and yoga facilities in the building
  • Varied social events led by our social committee
  • Flexible hours, great benefits
  • Public transit at the door

Minimum starting salary

  • $74,000/annum, based on a 37.5 hour work week and paid overtime.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare conceptual designs and master plans
  • Prepare planting designs
  • Lead the preparation of design development and construction documents
  • Quickly develop and communicate multiple design ideas
  • Attend client and site meetings
  • Manage multiple projects, budgets and effectively meet deadlines
  • Mentor and manage landscape architects and designers

Position Requirements:

  • Passionate about design excellence
  • Strong knowledge of native and ornamental plant species and design
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Landscape Architecture or equivalent.
  • Minimum 9 years experience working in a professional landscape architectural office
  • Full membership in OALA (or equivalent)
  • Familiar with City of Toronto and GTHA municipal application processes an asset
  • Familiarity with LEED
  • Proven organization and time management skills
  • Ability to produce presentation drawings, construction drawings, specifications and tender documents for different types of projects
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Expertise in AutoCAD is required
  • Expertise in Adobe Creative Suite is required
  • Working knowledge of BIM and Revit is an asset
  • Experience in Microstation is an asset
  • Experience in SketchUp is an asset
  • Demonstrated experience in the preparation of construction documents and contract administration
  • Driver’s license

Please visit our websites: www.scotttorrance.ca, www.forrec.com

If you’re interested, please send a cover letter, CV and samples of your portfolio demonstrating the above to hr@forrec.com

We thank everyone in advance for their interest in this job opportunity, however, only those candidates under consideration will be contacted directly.

No telephone calls or agencies please.

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