Downtown Winnipeg Biz

Streetscape Summer Team

Reporting to the Public Realm Project Coordinator, Streetscape Summer Team members contribute towards making downtown Winnipeg a vibrant and clean neighbourhood through the continuous upkeep of public spaces. This team is mainly responsible for the planting and maintenance of flower beds and baskets, helping create an environment that is welcoming for those that live, work, and visit downtown.
 

Learn more about the position at Downtown Winnipeg Biz

Full Time (35 hours/week) Term Position: May 10, 2021 – August 27, 2021
Rate of Pay: $13.50 per hour

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Undertake planting, maintaining, watering, dead heading, weeding and removal of flowers and vegetation including annual & perennial varieties in public spaces throughout the downtown area.
  • Assist Public Realm department with ongoing projects that contribute to improving and beautifying public spaces in downtown Winnipeg including the upkeep and surveying of seasonal installations. site furnishings and infrastructure conditions.
  • Remove litter and debris on sidewalks, around bus shelters, and other public areas.
  • Remove posters from bus shelters, light poles and other non-approved locations.
  • Other duties as assigned including event set up and take down and infrastructure installation.
  • Report any concerns and/or questions from BIZ Members or the public.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Valid Class 5 Full Stage Driver’s License.
  • Experience in the following areas is considered an asset: operating and maintaining small equipment, utility vehicles and tools, mapping, pressure washing, landscaping, plant care, spray painting, and environmental design.
  • Understanding of Safe Work procedures and practices.
  • Solid interpersonal, verbal communication and customer service skills.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

  • Required to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions.
  • Required to work days and weekends, and may work occasional evenings.
  • Ability to stand or walk for prolonged periods and over uneven terrain.
  • Physically capable of performing the duties and responsibilities of the position including bending, reaching, crouching, equipment operation and lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Due to grant criteria limitations through Urban Green Team, successful candidates must be 29 years of age or younger

QUALIFIED CANDIDATES should submit their cover letter & resume to careers@downtownwinnipegbiz.com by Wednesday, April 21, 2021. Please include position title in the subject line. Please be advised only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

This posting will remain open until suitable candidates have been selected.

 

posted: April 13, 2021

The City University of New York

Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture

The Bernard & Anne Spitzer School of Architecture (SSA) at the City College of New York seeks candidates for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in Landscape Architecture at the Assistant Professor level for an appointment commencing in Fall 2021. The Graduate Landscape Architecture Program is situated within the Spitzer School of Architecture’s graduate degree programs, which include the Master of Landscape Architecture, Master of Architecture, Master of Science in Architecture, Master of Urban Design, and Master of Science in Sustainability. Performs teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory and other functions.

Learn more about the position a The City University of New York

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications
Candidates for the Assistant Professor position should hold an accredited terminal degree in Landscape Architecture (a Master’s degree or PhD in Landscape Architecture, or a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture and a terminal degree in a related field) and a professional license to practice Landscape Architecture.

Preferred Qualifications
The Graduate Landscape Architecture Program seeks an innovative Landscape Architect capable of teaching graduate Landscape Architecture design studios and advanced seminars, with preferred areas of expertise including but not limited to the following: geospatial information systems mapping and data analysis; two-and three-dimensional digital design representation, visualization, and animation; fieldwork, sensing, and fabrication; and/or urban ecological systems theory.

Candidates are expected to be engaged in the advancement of the discipline of landscape architecture, demonstrated through evidence of their outstanding design skills, experience in teaching studios and seminars in landscape architecture, as well as the production of scholarly publications and/or a design practice that exhibits a commitment to ecologically viable urban landscapes.

The Spitzer School of Architecture is deeply committed to creating a just, sustainable, and imaginative future for a rapidly urbanizing planet through teaching and practice. The Graduate Landscape Architecture Program’s mission asserts that landscape architecture plays an essential role in connecting social justice to environmental design and the planning of landscape systems in the urban realm. A prospective member of the faculty should be prepared to participate in and contribute to this lively intellectual atmosphere. As a faculty member at a research university, the successful candidate will have both responsibilities and support for the production of distinguished scholarly and creative work in landscape architecture. We strongly encourage candidates who would contribute to the diversity and expertise of our academic community to apply.

For more information about the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture at the City College of New York, please visit our website at https://ssa.ccny.cuny.edu.

To apply

Only applications submitted through CUNYfirst will be considered for this position.

If you are viewing this job posting in CUNYfirst, please click on "Apply Now" on the bottom of this page and follow the instructions.

If you are viewing this job posting externally, please apply as follows:

  •     Go to www.cuny.edu and click on "Employment"
  •     Click "Search job listings"
  •     Click on "More options to search for CUNY jobs"
  •     Search for Job Opening ID number 22262
  •     Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the instructions.

Applications, including the following must be uploaded to the CUNYfirst job application website as a single PDF document:

  1. A letter of interest including a statement of pedagogical and research interests as well as notable accomplishments in design, research, and/or teaching;
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Three (3) current references including names, email addresses, and telephone numbers
  4. A print-ready (PDF format, maximum 10-page / 10 MB) digital portfolio of representative scholarly/creative work and (if applicable) work illustrating prior teaching experience

Closing date

Open until filled with review of applications to begin on April 20, 2021.


posted: April 9, 2021

 

Upland Planning + Design Studio

Landscape Architect

UPLAND provides award-winning planning and design services for the diverse places and communities of Atlantic Canada. We firmly believe that effective planning and design solutions must stem from local experience and leadership. We are collaborators at our core. Our objective for all our projects is to create an open and effective participatory process that is appropriate to the unique context of each community.

We currently have an opening for a 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.

Learn more about the position with Upland Planning + Design Studio

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.

For full details about the position see the Landscape Architecture job posting.
 

To apply:
In order to be considered for this position, please submit a CV, cover letter and portfolio to info@uplandstudio.ca.

Deadline: Friday, April 30, 2021

posted: march 31, 2021

 

Landscapers by Nature

Landscape Labourer

What we do isn’t really what matters. Why do we do it? We have a strong focus on building a team with a great culture, we have a lot of fun, we enjoy working hard as a team in a fast-growing company, and we are always looking for ways to improve. We all take great pride in the work that we do and work to reach our goals together. You’ve never worked for a trades business like this before. Check us out - www.LBNature.ca

Should you accept the challenge, this role will involve:
You will be introduced to a team of landscape professionals, and placed on a 3 person lawn crew operating commercial lawn equipment, or a 3 person enhancement crew responsible for light construction projects at the condo complexes we take care of. We take performance and efficiency seriously; you will have goals to hit with your team and we will help you develop your skills to crush them. You’ll be expected to contribute to your team with a positive attitude, the drive to push through tough days, and a focus on continually improving your skillset.

Learn more about the position with Landscapes by Nature

You will report to an experienced crew leader, who is backed by a young and driven management team who work very hard to build the best company to work for in our industry. Expect to put in a good amount of effort, but also to be supported and accommodated by the rest of the team. We hire for fit first, meaning your skillset and experience is great, but we want to invest our time in people that think and act same way we do, and contribute to our work environment in a positive way. If this sounds pretty ‘woo woo’ and makes you feel uncomfortable, please apply to one of our competitors.

This is an introductory role in landscaping, and will lead to a rewarding career in the green industry. Promotions tend to happen quickly for the right person.

Some of your day-to-day tasks will include:

  • Arriving awake, aware, and ready for to work. Not ready to catch up on sleep in the passenger seat.
  • Preparing your crews truck and equipment for the day/week, and gaining an understanding from your crew leader of the work today/this week.
  • Contributing each day to complete high quality work, and focusing on beating the budgeted time on each job as a team.
  • Contributing to our work environment in a positive way, and actively working to improve.
  • Operating equipment safely, and ensuring maintenance is kept up. We have a shop foreman to help with repairs.
  • Working in the all weather conditions Mother Nature can throw at us, with a smile! If you’re scared of the rain, buy an umbrella!

Applicants must have/be:

  • *Comfortable with long hours outdoors and unpredictable schedules. 7 days/wk availability for work in winter.
  • *A genuine, trustworthy person that will contribute to our work environment in a positive way. Ask yourself: “Have I had quite a few issues working with others in the past? Would I say it was the other parties fault each time?” If yes, please do not apply.
  • Driven to grow and learn within the industry and our company.
  • Experience in our industry or any outdoor trade is an asset.

*This is often the most challenging part of this job for people, please think this through and ask clarifying questions in the interview.

Position Type & Schedule: Full time with seasonal fluctuations – expect to be busier during spring/fall season changes, and slightly less in the middle of summer and winter. Early morning M-F, Saturdays for catch up when needed.

For full details on the position see the Landscape Labourer job posting.

To apply:
If this sounds like you, email your resume to careers@LBNature.ca and let us know why you think you’d be a great fit for our team!


posted: March 30, 2021

 

Virginia Tech

Assistant/Associate Professor

Landscape Architecture Program
School of Architecture + Design
College of Architecture & Urban Studies

Blacksburg Virginia Area

The Landscape Architecture Program is looking for a tenure/tenure-track faculty member who is an emerging or established leader in green and blue infrastructure and design for environmental resilience (including watershed sensitive design, sustainability, and environmental landscape performance). This position, based on the main campus in Blacksburg, includes teaching, service, and research, and is based upon an academic year (9-month) calendar. We welcome applications for Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor level based on experience.

The Position: The chosen faculty would teach (design studios, technical and lecture courses, topical seminars) and supervise students in the degree programs (minor, bachelor, master’s, and PhD) with an emphasis on watershed sensitive site design and land planning, landscape performance, and design studios. The ideal candidate will have a scholarly/creative research agenda with expertise related to blue and green infrastructure and design for resilience, such as: storm water and sea level rise, climate change and sustainable design.

Learn more about the position at Virgina Tech

Faculty are expected to contribute the life of the program through curricula and extra-curricula engagement activities, and committee service, as well as activities of the school, college and university related to their areas of expertise and interests and in response to needs of the program. The Landscape Architecture Program is interested in candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to working with diverse populations, the skills to teach contemporary approaches to investigation, visualization, and community engagement, and the ability to inspire students. We seek candidates who can work effectively and collegially in collaborative and interdisciplinary settings. All persons with proven experience/track record in the areas described in this job posting are encouraged to apply. Candidates with PhDs and/or licensure in landscape architecture are encouraged to apply. The position will be classified according to the candidate’s merit. We strongly encourage candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our academic community to apply. Position does require occasional travel to attend conferences and meetings.

Required qualifications

  • A Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture or a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture or BS in
  • Landscape Architecture plus a terminal degree in a related field, at the time employment begins.
  • Landscape architecture degree must be from an accredited degree program.
  • Ability to teach site design and planning studios, green and blue infrastructure and design for
  • environmental resilience (including watershed sensitive design, sustainability, and environmental landscape performance)
  • Demonstrated scholarly publication record and/or creative works.

Required documents

  • Cover letter expressing interest and qualifications, including summary of notable accomplishments.
  • Personal statement of teaching interest and philosophy.
  • Personal statement of research interests.
  • Personal statement of diversity, inclusion and equity.
  • A curriculum vitae that presents the candidate’s teaching experience, list of publications, list of research grants, and, if applicable, list of professional projects.
  • Portfolio of scholarly, professional and teaching work (max. 9 MB PDF).
  • Reference list of three persons (including names and titles) the search committee may contact. Including: e-mail addresses and phone numbers.

For full details on the position see the Assistant/Associate Professor, Landscape Architecture Program job posting.

Review date: April 12, 2021
Applications close: Open until filled


posted: March 26, 2021

 

Virginia Tech

Assistant Professor or Associate Professor of Practice - Visiting

Landscape Architecture Program
College of Architecture & Urban Studies

Blacksburg Virginia Area

The Landscape Architecture Program seeks an emerging or established leader whose work integrates history and theory in landscape architecture and design of the built environment, and which supports practice and design education for landscape architects.

The chosen faculty would teach three courses addressing social and cultural factors in landscape architecture, and history or theory of landscape architecture, as well as a site or foundation design studio (graduate or undergraduate level); two courses each semester.

Learn more about the position at Virginia Tech

Applications are invited for appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor of Practice or Visiting Associate Professor of Practice in the Landscape Architecture Program in the School of Architecture + Design to commence on August 10, 2021, or as soon as possible thereafter.

Appointment will be made on a one-academic year (9 month) fixed-term basis, with the possibility of a one-year renewal. This position enables emerging designers and scholars, or experienced professionals to spend up to two years immersed in the creative community of the Landscape Architecture Program and School of Architecture + Design on the main campus in Blacksburg.

The successful candidate will have teaching interests that will contribute critical and multi-cultural approaches to history, theory and for the design and planning of environmentally and socially sustainable communities. Faculty will be asked to contribute program lecture/workshop series, and masters thesis/senior project advising, as well as the activities of the school, college and university related to their areas of expertise and interests.

The Landscape Architecture Program is interested in candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to working with diverse populations, the skills to teach contemporary approaches to investigation, visualization, and community engagement, and the ability to inspire students. We seek candidates who can work effectively and collegially in collaborative and interdisciplinary settings.

Required qualifications

  • A Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture or a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture or BS in Landscape Architecture plus a terminal degree in a related field, at the time employment begins. Landscape architecture degree must be from an accredited degree program,
  • Ability or evidence of potential to teach design studios and lecture/seminar courses in areas that integrate history and theory of landscape architecture and the built environment, and which supports practice and design education for landscape architects,
  • Versatility in teaching and supervision of undergraduate and graduate students.

Required documents

  • Cover letter expressing interest and qualifications, including summary of relevant experiences and accomplishments, works in progress, or proposed work that demonstrates your potential for success in this position.
  • Personal statement of teaching interest and philosophy.
  • Personal statement of research and/or professional practice interests.
  • Personal statement of diversity, inclusion and equity.
  • A curriculum vitae that presents the candidate’s teaching experience, and as applicable: lists of publications, grants, and, professional projects.
  • Portfolio of scholarly, professional and teaching work (max 9 MB PDF).
  • Reference list of three persons (including the names and titles) the search committee may contact. Including: e-mail addresses and phone numbers.

For full details on the position see the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor of Practice - Visiting job posting.

Review date: April 12, 2021
Applications close: Open until filled


posted: March 26, 2021

 

Evergreen

Future City Builders - Winnipeg Project Coordinator

Evergreen is currently recruiting for two Future City Builders Project Coordinators. Future City Builders connects youth, aged 18-29, in cities across Canada to create and launch innovative ideas for their communities.

Future City Builders participants develop work-ready skills and expand their professional networks, all while improving the health of their city through Evergreen’s Future Cities Canada virtual design thinking lab process.

Project Coordinators are instrumental to the success of the program. They support program participants (Youth City Builders) in their personal and professional growth, in the development and implementation of their projects, and in their reflection on consequent work-readiness and learning. The successful candidates for this role must be a team player, excited about design thinking, entrepreneurship and youth engagement, and invested in the success of the program.

Future City Builders is an initiative of Future Cities Canada, led by Evergreen and championed by RBC Foundation in support of RBC Future Launch.

Learn more about the position at Evergreen

About the role

We are looking for two Future City Builders Project Coordinators in Winnipeg to take on a leadership position within the program. The Future City Builders Project Coordinators will work closely with the Evergreen team to ensure the Youth City Builders are fully supported throughout the program. Project Coordinators are crucial to the success and smooth delivery of Future City Builders. We’re looking for applicants who are passionate about their communities, ready to take on a challenge, and eager to further develop their leaderships skills.


Why you should join us

  • Build your resume and professional profile with a unique work experience;
  • Connect with and learn from community and thought leaders;
  • Develop design thinking and human-centered design skills;
  • Learn more about entrepreneurship, urbanism, community development;
  • Build your team work, leadership, engagement, problem-solving, and project management skills; and
  • Support youth in developing impactful community solutions.


Key responsibilities

  • Communication with team members;
  • Ensure team members are supported throughout the program;
  • Support Evergreen with administration of the program, including evaluation;
  • Support Evergreen with the hosting, facilitation, and delivery of design thinking skills modules in live virtual sessions;
  • Support Evergreen with the development, refinement, and publication of design thinking skills modules in asynchronous learning materials;


Additional information

  • Position is virtual with the Evergreen team based out of Evergreen’s head office at Evergreen Brick Works in Toronto; most staff are currently working remotely.
  • The program is designed to take place virtually.
  • Work hours will include many evenings, some weekends, and regular day-time hours.
  • Commitment to key dates and time slots will be essential, though we will work with you to try to resolve competing commitments.

For full details on the position see the Future City Builders - Winnipeg Project Coordinator job posting.


To apply:
Applications can be submitted to Peter Demakos (pdemakos@evergreen.ca) and Molly Fremes (mfremes@evergreen.ca)

posted March 24, 2021

 

Kesay

Furniture & Design Consultant

Kesay is looking for a talented individual that is passionate about design and furniture!

Kesay Design Consultants specialize in furniture, spatial planning and providing our Client’s with in-home design consultations to help curate their space. The goal of our Design Consultants is to provide luxury design services for reimaging an entire room to an entire home and beyond. Kesay Designers understand lifestyle, environment and proper function of a space to create a beautiful, timeless interior for all Clients.

Learn more about the position at Kesay

Job responsibilities

  • Meets with Customers and Designers in our design centre to drive furniture sales and knowledge
  • Establish rapport with Customers and provide in-home design consultation services.
  • Demonstrates knowledge on current design, colour and furniture trends
  • Creates home furnishing design solutions that are consistent with the Customer’s preference, style and budget.

Requirements

  • Retail experience required
  • Interior design/decorating experience preferred
  • Proven experience with in-home design consulting service and/or related experience in the home furnishings/design industry.
  • Must be able to work weekends

Job type: Full-time

We look forward to hearing from you, please note only successful applicants will be contacted for interviews. Please email your resume and cover letter to careers@kesay.ca or apply in person at Kesay Design Centre, 693 Taylor Avenue.

posted: March 16, 2021

 

Palliser

Management Development Program Associate

Palliser is looking for the next generation of high-performing, post-graduate talent in business, architecture, engineering or design to fill our leadership pipeline. Our Management Development rotational program is like no other, granting global exposure to a family of companies that cover manufacturing, retail, and real estate in Canada, the US, Mexico, China and Indonesia.

Learn more about the position at Palliser

What is the Management Development Program (MDP)?

Palliser’s Management Development Program is a two-year rotational program, where you will receive exposure, training and experience in many of our cross-functional departments. You can have an impact on our business in a variety of areas including:

  • Product Development & Design Operations
  • Supply Chain
  • Finance
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Manufacturing
  • Research & Development
  • International Business
  • Architecture

For full details on the position see the Management Development Program Associate job posting.


Join us!
If you are prepared to deliver on big expectations, to do “whatever it takes”, Palliser is ready to add to your development.

Have you recently graduated with a degree in Business, Architecture, Engineering or Design? Are you hungry, humble and smart? Are you curious and have a knack for value creation, and an innate drive to deliver results? Then we want to hear from you!

Please send your cover letter and resume to HR Business Partner, Amanda Bjarnason at abjarnason@palliser.ca.

posted: March 5, 2021