• Landscape Technologist

    Job Location CA-ON-Mississauga
    Posted Date 1 week ago(6/14/2018 3:35 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-3883
    # Positions
    1
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Job Industry
    Government and Public Sector
    Career Level
    Experienced
    Years of Experience
    1
  • Job Description

    Be a part of something big! 

     

     

     

     

     

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

     

    Reporting to the Manager, Urban Design, the successful candidate will:

    • Provide background information for Development Applications and Sign Variance applications;
    • Conducts pre & post site inspections to ensure built form complies with approved plans, City By-laws, Ontario Building Code and Industry standards and procedures;
    • Receive and process Inspection Fees adhering to City procedures;
    • Recommends release or reductions of Letters of Credit subject to detailed file review and site inspections;
    • Prepare appropriate tender/contract documents and internal memos for the completion of defaulted site development projects;
    • Administer tender/contact documents to ensure contractors carry out the site works in accordance to the approved plans;
    • Conducts research and provide information for Design Studies and Projects as required,
    • Provide effective communication with residents, developers, Ward Councillors and other City staff;
    • Attend and participate at meetings as required; and
    • Will perform other related duties as assigned.

       

    JOB SPECIFICATIONS:

    • ​Degree or Diploma from a recognized school program in Landscape Architectural Technology required;
    • Minimum one (1) year experience and/or detail knowledge of landscape design, construction, maintenance and arboriculture theories, construction materials and standards;
    • Knowledge of City By-laws, Ontario Building Code, Industry standards and procedures;
    • Ability to read and interpret landscape architectural and engineered drawing plans and specifications;
    • Ability to identify plant materials and trees;
    • A good understanding of Green initiatives;
    • Effective communication (written and verbal) research, drawing and graphic skills; 
    • Proven ability to acquire sound working knowledge of pertinent municipal by-laws and standards; previous training in health and safety procedures and practices;
    • Computer literacy (MS Office Applications) required;
    • Basic accounting principles and procedures required for revenue/cash receipts and processing;
    • Ability to work under limited supervision and achieve goals and targets with independent initiative;
    • Workload management and negotiation skills required; 
    • Ability to work outdoors in all types of weather;
    • Must have ability to travel and have/provide own transportation and be comfortable working in multiple locations.

     

    Hours of Work: 35 hours per week

     

    Salary: $60,142 - $80,190

    Closing Date: June 26, 2018

    Number of Openings: 1 Permanent Full-time

    Department/Division/Unit: Planning and Building/Development and Design/Urban Design

    Work Location: Mississauga, ON

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    A Criminal Record Search will be required of the successful candidate, at his or her own expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.
    We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
    All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act.
     

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     We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Mississauga will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform City Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act .        

     

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