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Landscape Design Technician 

Parks and Recreation
Regular, Full-Time

Would you like to be part of a dynamic, fast paced, award winning local government organization? A team that prides itself on providing cost effective local government services for local residents? Do you have the right attitude, qualifications and superior people skills for the job? If so, the City of Langford invites you to apply for the full-time position of Landscape Design Technician.

Reporting to the Manager of Parks and Recreation, the Parks Landscape Design Technician is part of the team which oversees the construction and maintenance of parks, recreational facilities and open spaces within the City. This position assists in the creation of innovative park and open space or redevelopment of the same, and other temporary or permanent public realm initiatives (i.e. parklets, laneways, trails, playgrounds, sports surfaces, streetscapes and public plazas) from conceptual design through construction management. The Parks and Recreation Landscape Design Technician also assists the Manager of Parks and Recreation in long range parks planning, project management and park policy development.

The successful applicant will have considerable knowledge of landscape construction methodologies and materials, drafting methods, and landscape design principles and practices applicable to the work.

Preferred applicants will possess a Diploma in Landscape Design, Landscape Architecture, Parks Planning or related discipline, as well as 5 years of related experience and a valid driver’s license. Please refer to the job posting on the City of Langford’s website for the full job description.

The salary range offered for this full-time position is $35.60 – $38.90 per hour plus an excellent benefits plan.

Please submit your cover letter, resume and portfolio demonstrating previous related work by noon, Friday May 12th, 2017 to the City of Langford, Human Resources Department, 2nd Floor, 877 Goldstream Avenue, Victoria, BC, V9B 2X8 or e-mail at employment@cityoflangford.ca (identify the position you are applying for in the subject line of your e-mail.)
 
Please note that testing in AutoCAD and ArcGIS may be required as part of this competition.
 
We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for interview will be contacted.

Location: Langford, BC
Region: South Vancouver Island
Professional Categories: Planning & Development,Parks & Recreation,Horticulture/Landscaping/Greenskeeping
Posted: April 19, 2017, 1:16 pm
Expires: May 12, 2017, 12:00 pm