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Landscape Designer

Landscape Designer

We create exceptional outdoor living spaces that allow people to connect, grow and spend valuable time with one another. As a result of our work, our clients become part of our goal to strengthen communities. Above all, we work hard every day to create better lives for people.

The Great Canadian Landscaping Company Ltd. exists to build our community.

WHO YOU ARE

You can see into the future – you have a vision and can illustrative it well, you are a self-motivate and don’t take no for an answer, and you enjoy kicking back with your team after a hard day’s work.

We hope you share our values. Our ideal candidate is:

Passionate: You care deeply about the process and get results

Accountable: You take pride in keeping your word

Team-oriented: You believe that people come first

Determined: You work hard to deliver the best results

Innovative: You are comfortable using the latest technology and help us deliver better solutions

WHAT YOU WILL DO

The Landscape Designer is responsible for overseeing all aspects of landscape design projects, including but not limited to site measurements, base plans, planting plans, construction details, 2D and 3D landscape designs, and permit application drawings. They are responsible for actively selling designs, acquiring new clients, and retaining existing relationships.

  • Actively pursue new design clients
  • Sell design projects
  • Have consultation meetings with prospective clients to establish needs, wants and expectations
  • Prepare design quotes through our quoting software
  • Site surveys
  • Prepare 2D and 3D designs, construction renderings and planting plans using Dynascape and/or SketchUp
  • Present drawings to clients for approval or modifications in a timely fashion
  • Complete final designs, in a timely manner, to customer satisfaction
  • Assist in the sale of installation projects from completed designs
  • Work with Estimators to prepare proposals for install, as required
  • Meet with Project Managers & Clients as needed to supervise quality, efficiency, and deadlines during the installation process

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Completion of Post-Secondary degree or technical training in relevant field
  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent
  • 2+ years’ experience in landscape design
  • Advanced proficiency in Google SketchUp, Dynascape, and Microsoft applications
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to work with others effectively
  • Ability to manage around tight deadlines and still get the details right
  • Fluent in English, both oral and written
  • Valid Class 5 Drivers License

WHAT WILL HELP YOU SUCCEED

  • 2+ years’ experience in construction
  • 2+ years’ experience in horticulture
  • Experience in sales
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, surveys and specifications

POSITION DETAILS

  • Pay Range: $20.00 - $30.00 / hour (based on skills and experience) + Commission
  • Office location: 118 Garden Avenue, North Vancouver
  • Monday – Friday
  • Full Time, Permanent

HOW TO APPLY

Check us out: https://vimeo.com/206529087

If your values, experience and goals align with ours, please reply to this ad with your cover letter and resume.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $20.00 to $30.00 /hour

Location: 
The Great Canadian Landscaping Company
118 Garden Avenue
North Vancouver, BC V7P 3H2
Canada
Contact: 
Chris O'Donohue
Phone: 
(604) 924-5296
Project: Westminster Pier Park
Landscape Architect / Firm: PWL Partnership Landscape Architects Inc.
Location: New Westminster, British Columbia
Photo Credit: PWL Partnership Landscape Architects Inc.