Landscape Architect

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Dartmouth NS

We currently have an opening for a senior Landscape Architect. The successful applicant lead a wide range of assignments on projects large and small in a variety of urban and rural settings and will play a leading role in our landscape architecture, urban design and environmental design projects.

The successful applicant is expected to:

  • Lead and manage UPLAND’s landscape architecture portfolio and projects;
  • Meet deadlines and produce high-quality deliverables on multiple projects;
  • Work collaboratively within multidisciplinary teams on complex projects;
  • Be self driven and motivated;
  • Exercise professional judgment on specific tasks;
  • Be experienced in writing reports and research studies that are clear, professional, and persuasive; and
  • Be willing to travel to work assignments throughout Atlantic Canada.

The position requires proficiency in communication techniques including excellent hand drawing skills and a solid knowledge of contemporary CAD, 3D modeling and graphic software including Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and other drafting, graphic design and layout software.

Other required technical skills include:

  • Creating conceptual and schematic design drawings and diagrams that convey key design themes or concepts;
  • Preparing detailed design construction drawings and specifications;
  • Preparing cost estimates;
  • Layout, drafting and refinement of landscape architecture plans and design concepts at a variety of scales;
  • Liaising with suppliers, fabricators, etc; and
  • Writing professional reports that clearly and articulately explain complex ideas using plain language.


The candidates we will consider for this position will have the following qualifications:

  • Minimum of three years of work experience;
  • Skills and experience in advanced data mapping, management and analysis;
  • A master’s degree in landscape architecture;
  • Excellent writing skills and confidence in public speaking;
  • Advanced skills in AutoCAD and/or Vectorworks, Rhino, Sketchup, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign and other Adobe Creative Suite software (e.g., Photoshop);
  • Eligible for membership to CSLA and/or APALA; and
  • A valid driver’s license and passport/permanent residence card/work permit.
Contact Email

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