Position: Landscape Architectural Technologist 

Division: Community Services 

Department: Parks

Term: 1  Temp Full Time position(s) available for approximately 6 months.

Closing Date: 10/04/2022 

Labour Group: CUPE 59 

Posting:  1342 

Job Summary

Under supervision of the Landscape Development Coordinator, this position assists with project coordination (project review and approvals), maintains and updates specifications and baseline project costing, provides AutoCAD drafting services, and assists with planning and project management of landscape development projects.

Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Establishes and maintains project review protocol, e.g. internal circulation of project documents for review, comment and approval.
  2. Assists parks maintenance staff with project operating costing, e.g. operating impact.
  3. Monitors ongoing landscape construction costs and updates overall costs annually.
  4. Assists in the maintenance and updating of construction specifications, drawings, and standards.
  5. Prepares feasibility studies and cost estimates and co-ordinates the implementation of small-scale landscape construction projects with civic staff.
  6. Performs design and AutoCAD drafting services for a variety of landscape development projects.
  7. Assists with construction supervision and contract administration of landscape development projects, including, periodic supervision, verification of quantities and the preparation of project reports and certificates.
  8. Assists with project planning, budgeting and costing.
  9. Assists with general office duties, e.g., files drawings and preparation of tender documents.
  10. Performs other related duties as assigned.
     

Qualifications

  • Graduation from a recognized two-year, post-secondary landscape architectural technology program.
  • Possession of, or eligibility for, certification as a Landscape Architectural Technologist by a recognized certifying organization.
  • Two years’ related experience.
  • Knowledgeable of materials and methods used in landscape construction. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with civic staff, construction personnel, and the public.
  • Skill in the operation of a computer with AutoCAD and Microsoft Office software.
     

Weekly Hours: 36.67 

Salary Range: $61,748.88 to $68,077.68 CAD per annum (2022 rates)

 

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The City of Saskatoon offers an inclusive workplace that embraces diverse backgrounds. As an equity partner with the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission (SHRC), the City commits to diversity, equity and inclusion in our workplaces. By having our workforce reflect the community we serve, we support the realization of miyo-pimatisiwin, (me-o-pi-ma-ti-si-win) “the good life”, for all residents. To learn more about Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the City, please visit Saskatoon.ca/diversity 

Accommodation

The City of Saskatoon strives to provide an accessible and inclusive workplace for all, including throughout the application and selection process through reasonable access and accommodations. Should you require accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please email talent.acquisition@saskatoon.ca.