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Design and Development Assistant

Job Type:
Full Time
Posting Date:
Deadline Date:
Brantford, ON
Company Name:
City of Brantford
Job Details:

Reporting to the Supervisor of Parks Design and Development, the Design and Development Assistant is responsible for compiling and updating the Department park inventory and map database; drafting park site plans, site plans for Parks and Recreation special events, planting plans and related landscape construction details as well as performing site inventory/analysis and inspection duties for a variety of park development projects. The Design and Development Assistant will also be responsible for obtaining locates and preparing and coordinating work orders for the installation of park amenities by Parks Maintenance Staff and Parks Horticulture Staff. The Design and Development Assistant will aid in the facilitation and implementation of the Community Garden Program, Memorial Bench and Memorial Tree programs and other new or ongoing community programs as required.


  • Successful completion of a minimum (2) year community college program in landscape design, architecture, civil engineering or equivalent, related field
  • Minimum (1) year previous work related experience
  • Demonstrated experience in preparing and reading cartographic maps, site plans, planting plans, presentation drawings, graphics as well as construction drawings/details and architectural drawings
  • Proven efficiency in AutoCad and ARCGIS and experience with a variety of computer applications such as MS word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, Illustrator and Sketch-Up
  • General knowledge of horticulture is required
  • Practical site experience in landscape construction and maintenance are considered to be assets
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple , challenging priorities and demands
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills
  • Possess a valid class “G” driver’s license in good standing during the course of employment

WAGE RANGE: $23.80 to $26.44 per hour (based on 35 hour a week) plus benefits

How to apply:

To apply on-line, please visit the City of Brantford website at  and click on Current Opportunities.