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Landscape Technician / Urban Forestry Project Manager (3-year contract)

  • 22 Dec 2016
  • 13 Jan 2017
  • Township of Centre Wellington




Reporting to the Managing Director of Community Services, the Township of Centre Wellington is seeking a Landscape Technician / Urban Forestry Project Manager to provide the design, construction, development and re-development of the urban forest and public open space.

Duties & Responsibilities: Accountability for planning, designing and redeveloping parks and green spaces; assisting with implementation of public realm initiatives, ensuring compliance with reviewing park and open space components related to development agreements; preparing conceptual plans, managing budgets and scheduling of park and greenspace construction projects; coordinating and evaluating requests for proposals and tender bids; managing the study and evaluation of the status, condition and performance of the township’s existing urban forestry infrastructure; ensuring sustainability of the urban forest; managing the development and implementation of the Township’s Urban Forest Management Plan and Emerald Ash Borer Strategy; responding to residents, and coordinating community and public involvement in green development and redevelopment.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture, Forestry or Landscape Design from a recognized University or College. A minimum of 4-5 years of directly related and project management experience. Excellent commitment to collaboration and consultation with internal staff and external consultants on planning, design and implementation of parks projects and public realm initiatives.

Demonstrated ability and in-depth knowledge of green construction techniques, technologies and detailing. Excellent organizational, prioritization, interpersonal, analytical and time management skills. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Working knowledge of AutoCAD and MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook). Valid Class ‘G’ Driver’s License and clean abstract.

Salary & Benefits: Compensation is based on a $67,549 - $79,530 range [2016 rates].

How to Apply: 

Via email: careers@centrewellington.ca 


Via mail: marked “Confidential” to the Township of Centre Wellington, 1 MacDonald Square, Elora, ON N0B 1S0, Attn: Rick Hulley, Manager of Human Resources

Deadline to Apply: January 13, 2017 at 4:30 p.m.

To learn more about the Centre Wellington community and the requirements for this position, please visit the Township’s web site at www.centrewellington.ca.

Information gathered relative to this position is done so in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will only be used for candidate selection. Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants must make their needs known in advance. We thank all those that apply; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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