Landscape Architect

Company name
ISL Engineering and Land Services
Job Location
Burnaby, BC

Specializing in urban revitalization, streetscapes, urban parks, green infrastructure, nature parks, trails, and ecological restoration projects, ISL’s Landscape Architecture team is looking for a talented and enthusiastic Landscape Architect to join our Burnaby office.  The successful candidate will work in a highly collaborative, multi-disciplinary team environment with the firm’s landscape architects, urban designers, engineers, and environmental managers on projects like these.     

Our growing Burnaby team is relocating to a bright new office space, steps from the Gilmore Skytrain Station.  If you are interested in an opportunity for professional growth and advancement with diverse and challenging work in an energetic team-oriented atmosphere, we want to hear from you!

A Little About Us

ISL is an award-winning, site service consulting firm comprised of 400 engineers, technologists, planners, landscape architects, scientists and their support teams that work together to deliver infrastructure projects across western Canada.  We strive to minimize environmental impact while maximizing community benefit of our work.

We are passionate about developing our people and letting them chart their own career path.  To enable this, we provide a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, and fully funded educational opportunities.

ISL’s Landscape Architecture Team delivers transformative site design solutions.  We act as a Design Studio – caring about our projects and crafting our designs.  We are committed to design and project service delivery excellence.  We are:

  • Holistic – we think and work collaboratively to develop multi-disciplinary site design solutions
  • Integrated – working within the larger ISL firm gives us an opportunity to work on substantial, complex, multi-disciplinary projects
  • Diverse – in our backgrounds and talents. We marry technical expertise with creative flair in the design of distinct outdoor spaces

A Little About You

Your cover letter should tell us about your:

  • Ability to work in multi-disciplinary team environments
  • Willingness to professionally learn and grow
  • Enthusiasm about the profession and the kind of work that most interests you
  • Commitment to design detail and quality
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills

Your resume and portfolio should show us:

  • University degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited institution
  • Registered Landscape Architect with BCSLA
  • AutoCAD and graphic production skills (Adobe Creative Suite, SketchUp, Rhino, V-Ray, etc.)
  • A project portfolio demonstrating design excellence 

Bonus points for:

  • Experience in the BC market
  • Two or more years’ experience as a registered Landscape Architect
  • Project management experience

A Little More About the Role

The ideal candidate needs to be a team player with a desire to learn and grow their professional skills and their career.  Our work is multi-disciplinary and will require the ability to clearly communicate with a variety of internal and external clients.

While no two days will be the same, you can expect to be involved with:

  • generating concept design, detail and construction drawing packages
  • managing projects of varying scales depending on your background and skills
  • communicating and coordinating with other ISL disciplines, clients, and contractors to deliver a broad range of multi-disciplinary projects.

Please submit resume, cover letter and sample portfolio online:

Contact Email

CSLA | AAPC 12 Forillon Crescent, Ottawa ON K2M 2W5