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Parks and Landscape Planner

The City of Kelowna is seeking an experienced Landscape Architect to join us in leading the development of a safe, vibrant and sustainable city. By providing high quality public parks, constructing resilient and sustainable infrastructure and creating urban environments with a strong sense of space, the City will build strong communities.

Join us at an exciting time in the development of Kelowna’s parks portfolio and help mould the city you live in! 

We are looking for a talented and committed individual to lead a variety of landscape projects within our multi-disciplinary infrastructure planning team. Broad experience in landscape architecture and the public environment, playground design, neighborhood and community parks, recreational facilities, beaches, linear parks and environmentally sensitive areas will be fundamental to leadership in the planning of public spaces that support the City vision. This position will lead projects through planning and design phases in a wide spectrum of park types.

Applicants need a university degree in Landscape Architecture and must be eligible for registration with the BCSLA as a Landscape Architect.

The City of Kelowna is a dynamic team of employees working together to make Kelowna the best mid-sized city in North America. Come work, play and live in Kelowna, a four-season destination and enjoy the many cultural amenities, direct access to exceptional mountain biking, water sports, skiing, golfing and Kelowna’s easy connection to the world through our International Airport.

We offer career/professional development, progressive employment practices and a great work environment. This is a CUPE bargaining unit position that offers an hourly rate progressing from $43.17 to $45.584 per hour plus a competitive comprehensive benefits and pension package.

Apply online at by February 18, 2020

City of Kelowna
200-1420 Ellis Street
Kelowna, BC V1Y2A5
Lauren Keller
(250) 469-8528
Click to view background photo & credits
Project: Westminster Pier Park
Landscape Architect / Firm: PWL Partnership Landscape Architects Inc.
Location: New Westminster, British Columbia
Photo Credit: PWL Partnership Landscape Architects Inc.