Employment and Volunteer Opportunities for Students and Recent Grads
City Planner

Length of Term: Permanent

Job Description:
The City of Dawson Creek is looking for a full time Planner position reporting to the Development Services Manager, or designate, and will be responsible for processing a range of development applications and referrals, responding to general inquiries, and providing support to the Manager. The Planner will require general planning knowledge (theory, practice, legislation and case law), and the ability to interpret policies, regulations, and legislation, as well as the ability to prepare and present comprehensive planning reports.

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • A university degree in Planning or a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A working knowledge and understanding of the Local Government Act and other Provincial policies and legislation applicable to land use planning in the Province of BC;
  • Understanding of common law principles and legislative conventions applicable to land use planning;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Ability to work effectively in a supervised team environment;
  • Ability to establish and maintain respectful and diplomatic working relationships with applicants, staff, agencies and the public;

Candidates should submit a résumé marked with the job posting name and number at by emailing a pdf or word document to Elisa Valentin at resumes@dawsoncreek.ca, with the job posting name and number in the subject line, no later than 4:30 pm on June 24th, 2019. The City thanks all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Hours of Work: 35 hours per week
Hourly Rate:
$35.92 (after probation)

For full details on the position at The City of Dawson Creek click here
Posted on May 28, 2019

Indigenous Architectural Student/Graduate

Length of Term: 4 months

Job Description:
This role provides a challenging opportunity in a diverse and inclusive work experience in architectural services. As member of the team, you will be collaborating with the design team to deliver superior building solutions. You will support the development of construction documents, coordinate with other disciplines, and produce envelope and interior design details. With primary focus on the development on working drawings, you will start supporting the design development and contract administration, as you gain more experience and exposure within the company and will get more exposure to the project delivery process. You will be working primarily in REVIT, but knowledge of AutoCAD and Photoshop will be an asset.

In addition we would be very interested in an individual who is interested and skilled in the visualization of design concepts (SketchUp, 3DS Max or MODO would be preferred). Skills in this area would be considered a strong asset.

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Proficient skill and experience with the following;
  • Excellent interpersonal and team player skills to deal with homeowners and construction team members
  • Strong attention to detail and listening skills
  • Strong AutoCAD, Design, and Drafting skills
  • Strong ability to visualize and imagine how something will look when completed
  • Strong organizational and scheduling skills
  • Strong knowledge of National Building Code, NECB 2017 and AutoCAD

Students of Indigenous ancestry may apply for this opportunity by submitting a cover letter, resume, and portfolio to info@rgal.ca.
You may address your cover letter to Ray Gosselin.
Posted on May 15, 2019

Sales Associate

We are expanding and hiring a new team for South Winnipeg.
We are moving our business and showroom to 555 Sterling Lyon Parkway, Northwest Corner, Outlet Collection.

Dynamic, Multifaceted Sales Associate

Blue Moon Furniture is looking to fill multifaceted sales associate positions in our furniture and decor showroom. The ideal candidates will show interest and proficiency in additional tasks and responsibilities as well as a desire to move up within the company.

The ideal candidates will enjoy a job with a variety of sales, organizational roles, tasks and be keen to help support our team in many different ways. A background in design and architecture is an asset. We supply design-focused furniture and decor to high end clients, architects and interior designers. Our work atmosphere is energetic, creative, fun and always busy. The ideal candidates are driven to succeed, teachable, humble, coachable with a positive, upbeat attitude.

We are looking for people who are passionate about Blue Moon Furniture products.

Candidate must have the following skills:
Outstanding oral and telephone communication skills, supporting team player to help our furniture and decor sales, problem solver with the ability to process and resolve issues quickly, great writer who loves helping our customers, strong computer skills, able to lift 50 pounds, ability to make complicated situations simple and painless, great written skills, a desire to progress in a career in sales, zero call reluctance and the ability to ASK FOR THE SALE.

The tasks in this position include:

Sales Associate: Interact with customers via email, phone, chat, and social media channels and return all messages within 24 hours. Speak with customers face to face when they stop by. Create floor plans, configure furniture layouts to clients requests, make suggestions, match fabrics and materials, listen to needs and determine solutions. Record pertinent customer information, inform customers of product and/or live event details. Respond to problems or concerns to the customers’ satisfaction. Continually study and learn how to better and more efficiently serve our customers and most importantly ask for and CLOSE THE SALE. Take direction and be in close communication with management.

Additional Duties May include the following, especially where candidate shows proficiency:

Organize deliveries, liaison between clients and delivery people, help with delivery pick ups, sign for deliveries.

Visual Merchandising:
create display concepts and floor plans. Assist display set up and continually improve and maintain displays to make beautiful & shop-able store.

Furniture Maintenance:
clean, oil and polish products when needed.

Content Creator: assist in content creation from brainstorming to execution. Take photos, brainstorm ideas, write copy and post content.

Web Design / Maintenance: assist with website maintenance, posting pictures, updating, products and blog posts, showcasing current events. Contribute ideas for more efficient organization and greater visual appeal.

Design/Drawing: create appealing and functional floor plans. Assist in custom design pieces and drawings. Create spec sheets and technical drawings. A proficiency in Illustrator and Photoshop is an asset.

Film Making: Assist in filming and editing videos.

Please submit resume to sales@bluemoonfurniture.ca.
Posted on May 13, 2019

Landscape Designer

Little Bluestem is a newish (5 year old) Landscape Architecture and Design firm in the Winnipeg area. Being a small operation we are very hands on in every aspect of design. Creating spaces that respond to environmental site conditions and client needs while respecting a budget is all part of our services. From small-scale residential properties to large-scale and complex environments, we strive to create a distinct and unique sense of place for each project. We incorporate public engagement on every project that allows. We are offering opportunities to work on varied and interesting projects across the province and are actively seeking talented and highly motivated youth under 30 to join.

About the Role

As a member of the LBLA team you will be an integral part of project delivery. We offer a small, fun, and flexible work environment. (Including dog and cat cuddles). We are currently working on both planning and design projects in active transportation, streetscapes, and parks for mainly commercial and municipal clients. Our design team works closely together to deliver projects for our clients. Following projects through most stages of design including but not limited to: Site evaluation and reports, schematic site development plans and cost estimates, rendering and animations preparation of tender documents including construction plans and details, specifications and schedule of prices. This is an integral time in the development and growth of the firm. We welcome participation, thoughts and ideas about business development opportunities.


  • Work as a team through the complete landscape design process. Develop schematic, conceptual and detailed design drawings and associated cost estimates, reports and Project Management.
  • Preparation of drawings in VectorWorks; 3D visualization an asset. (Autocad)
  • Attend client meetings, public consultation events (occasionally on evening/weekends)
  • Collaborate with team and external consultants.
  • Office administration, development, and organization
  • Experience with Microsoft word, excel, project management software and Adobe creative suites is required.

Professional Qualifications

  • Masters of Landscape Architecture
  • Member of MALA or other provincial landscape architecture associations
  • Self-motivated individual with the ability to work independently as part of a team.
  • A strong desire to take part in finding creative solutions that are environmentally responsible and technically sound
  • Strong organization and communication skills; (experience in public consultation
    an asset)
  • Proficiency in computer aided drafting, computer rendering, site analysis and data collection, and construction administration
  • Excellent report writing, and strong communication and networking skills
  • Willingness to collaborate and work in a dynamic, satellite/residential environment

Posted on April 29, 2019


Local small builder requires sporadic AutoCAD drafting to facilitate communications between Builder/Engineer/City. Hourly rate (negotiable) and work paid immediately via etransfer.

Email, text or call:
Bob Hodgson
Em: Hodgson.mail@gmail.com
Ph: 204-557-3495
Posted on April 23, 2019

Architecture Internship 

Join us! We are looking for Architecture interns!
Are you looking for an internship in an international architectural firm?

What we offer
As an intern you will form an integral part of the architecture team. You will work on office projects and participate in architectural competitions. MASSLab offers a dynamic, creative and informal work environment and has an open, friendly and inspiring office culture.

Who we are looking for
We are looking for a creative and innovative candidate who understands architecture, and project development and/or conception. You should be in the third year or higher of your college or university studies (in a subject such as architecture, urban planning, interior design, landscape, and so on) and you'll be willing to work full-time. The required language is English.

Who we are
MASS Lab is an award winning practice, based in Porto, operating in the fields architecture, planning, urban space, landscape design, interiors and construction.

The company was established in 2014 and currently employs 16 full time staff under the creative direction of the three Partners.

As part of the new generation of Portuguese architects revitalizing the Oporto School tradition, MASS Lab in recent years distinguished themselves on both the national and international scene through highly profiled projects, exhibitions and publications.

Applications, including a CV and a portfolio (PDF and no larger than 5MB) can be sent to: jobs@masslab.pt.
Posted on April 16, 2019

Retail Sales Associate

Are you a Decorators White CC-20? Does good design fill you with Peace And Happiness 1380? Is your career ready to start a New Age 1444? Are you available from Early Sunrise 2084-60 til the last Night Train CC-720 home? If so, we’re Pining For You 1512.

This ain’t no Smoke & Mirrors CSP-105. If you’re looking for a new Jojoba AF-460, consider making some Green With Envy 2036-30. We’re Huntington Beige HC-21 for some new Soul Mates 1179 to Come Sail Away 846 with us Under The Big Top 1675 of our design centre! - Yours Truly 1317, the team at Envy Paint and Design.

WE'RE HIRING! Seeking an energetic, passionate, and colour savvy Retail Sales Associate who is inspired to serve customers in our showroom. We currently have one full-time position available, Thursday evening and weekend availability is a requirement. Candidates are asked to pop into our location with a copy of their resume or it may be emailed to arthur@envypaintanddesign.com.
Posted on April 15, 2019


New Graduate / Architectural Intern

Positon Duration: 9 months [with potential to lead to a permanent position], full time
Start Date:


5468796 is looking for an artistically talented architectural intern for a full-time position in a fun and inspiring environment. Our office is full of passionate people and the project scales and types vary widely, but challenging the status quo, experimenting with new ideas and delivering exceptional outcomes regardless of the project scale or budget is always our goal. The position is suited for a teamminded, new graduate [M.Arch or B.Env.D] or an architectural intern.

The successful candidate is expected to work as a team member in an assisting role directly under a project architect or a Principal on a variety of project types and scales from project conception to completion, including schematic design, design development, construction documents phase, tender, and construction administration phases. The candidate would also be expected to provide expertise in visualization of various projects and design elements and therefore proficient skill in 3D modelling and rendering software is a must. The position will also include scale model–, construction document–, and presentation materials production.


  • M. Arch or Bachelors degree in architecture or closely related design field.
  • Work experience experience in an architectural practice is an asset but not a requirement.
  • Expertise in 3D modelling + rendering: Sketchup, Rhino, V-ray, etc
  • Proficiency in any CAD program (knowledge of Vectorworks is considered an asset], Photoshop, InDesign, Pages, Numbers.
  • Design talent, ability to communicate + diagram key concepts
  • Good organizational + clear communication skills, verbally, in writing, graphically, and in drawing format
  • Team-minded with a go-getter attitude, ability to roll with the punches and get things done
  • Interest in design culture and the larger purpose of architecture
  • Ability to self-edit and receive constructive critique

For further details on the 5468796 position click here.

5468796 is an innovative, fast growing practice in a unique niche market. Our future looks very bright, and so could yours… it’s inspiring around here! We’ve also work hard to build a workplace where people feel like part of a family. If you share our values, we’d love to talk.

If you qualify for this position, we encourage you to apply by submitting a cover letter and a resume to johanna@5468796.ca and a link to your portfolio.
Posted on April 3, 2019

Project Support and Administration Position

This full time permanent position will provide support to Crosby Hanna & Associates’ Landscape Architects during project design and construction phases of various landscape projects. This position will allow the team member to be an integral supporting and coordinating influence during all levels of design development and tender and construction administration in various landscape projects. Design support will be a minor role of this position, but a strong understanding of the design and construction processes is an asset for applicants.

Tasks may include, but are not be limited to:

  • Supporting Project Landscape Architects throughout the planning, design and construction phases of various landscape projects.
  • Assisting with or conducting product research and budgeting exercises
  • Preparing or assist with drawings preparation (AutoCAD), presentation renderings (various programs) reports, cost estimates, etc as needed.
  • Attending meetings with Project Landscape Architect as requested and organize ongoing communication/collaboration with the project consulting teams, including preparation and issue of meeting correspondence.
  • Supporting tender administration tasks, meetings, reviews etc., including preparation of supporting documentation.
  • Supporting contract administration tasks, meeting, reviews, site visits, progress claims, regular correspondence, project revisions including the preparation of supporting documentation.
  • Assisting with preparation and issue of post-construction documentation.
  • Providing various clerical and general office duties, as directed by the Project Landscape Architect or Partner/Office Manager.

Conditions of work
Most work will be within our Saskatoon office location, but applicants will need to have a willingness and ability to travel to and around project sites with a group or alone, if requested. A reliable vehicle for travel and a valid Class 5 driver’s license is required.

We are looking for applicants with strong team working and communication skills, with the ability to self-monitor workload and priorities. Applicants with advanced critical thinking skills and the ability to improve production and efficiencies for their teams in a positive and motivated manner are encouraged to apply. The successful applicant will possess excellent written and oral communication skills, strong time management and organizational skills, and the ability to prioritize and achieve results for multiple projects and changing
project needs.

We are looking for applicants with either a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture or related field or Diploma in Landscape Architectural Technology or related technical field from a recognized post-secondary institution and/or 3 years of experience in professional landscape architecture, landscape architectural technology or related field, or a
combination of the above.

Position is available immediately and candidates will be reviewed upon receipt of applications. Start date and compensation will be negotiated with successful applicant.

Applications: Please apply online here

If you have any questions, please contact Marilyn Gould at mgould@crosbyhanna.ca

Posted on April 2, 2019






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