Specializing in urban revitalization, streetscapes, urban parks, green infrastructure, nature parks, trails, and ecological restoration projects, ISL’s Landscape Architecture team is looking for a talented and enthusiastic Landscape Architect to join our team.  The successful candidate will work in a highly collaborative, multi-disciplinary team environment with the firm’s landscape architects, urban designers, engineers, and environmental managers.  If you are interested in an opportunity for professional growth and advancement with diverse and challenging work in an energetic team-oriented atmosphere, we want to hear from you.

A Little About Us

At ISL, we share an enthusiasm for community infrastructure. From planning through to design and construction management, we create nimble teams to tackle the unique requirements of every project. Our technical expertise encompasses transportation, land use planning, civil engineering, municipal, landscape architecture, heritage services, environmental management, water, structural, community engagement, geomatics, construction services and 3D visualization. Just the right size, ISL delivers on complex projects while being small enough to maintain strong, cohesive project teams and personal client attention and service.

We are passionate about developing our people and advancing them along their career path.  To enable this, we provide a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, and fully funded educational opportunities.

ISL’s Landscape Architecture Team delivers transformative site design solutions.  We act as a Design Studio – caring about our projects and crafting our designs.  We are committed to design and project service delivery excellence.  We are:
  • Holistic – we think and work collaboratively to develop multi-disciplinary site design solutions
  • Integrated – working within the larger ISL firm gives us an opportunity to work on substantial, complex, multi-disciplinary projects
  • Diverse – in our backgrounds and talents. We marry technical expertise with creative flair in the design of distinct outdoor spaces

A Little About You

Your cover letter should tell us about your:
  • Strong work ethic and commitment to design detail and quality
  • Ability to work both independently and in multi-disciplinary team environments
  • Willingness to professionally learn and grow
  • Ability to craft a successful proposal

Your resume and portfolio should show us:
  • University degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited institution
  • Registered Landscape Architect or on the road to registration with AALA
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Landscape Architecture
  • AutoCAD and graphic production skills (Adobe Creative Suite, SketchUp, Rhino, V-Ray, etc.)

Bonus points for:
  • Project management experience

A Little More About the Role


The ideal candidate needs to be a team player with a desire to learn and grow their professional skills and their career.  Our work is multi-disciplinary and will require communication and coordination with a variety of internal and external project stakeholders.

While working as a Landscape Architect at ISL you can expect to be involved with:
  • generating concept design, detail and construction drawing packages
  • managing projects of varying scales depending on your background and skills
  • communicating and coordinating with other ISL disciplines, clients, and contractors to deliver a broad range of multi-disciplinary projects
  • providing contract management and construction administration services

Please submit resume, cover letter and sample portfolio online.


We are engineers, technologists, planners, landscape architects, scientists, and their support teams that work together to deliver infrastructure, minimizing environmental impact and maximizing benefit to the community. 

  • We work on fascinating projects right in our community.
  • We are nimble. We integrate the right team to solve our clients' biggest challenges.
  • We are social. Follow our hashtag #isllife on Twitter and Instagram or check out our YouTube Channel.
  • We get together. Every year, Staff Development Seminar brings together ISLers from all over western Canada to learn, share and connect.
  • We are independent problem solvers. Employee owned and operated, we like to work hard with minimum bureaucracy.
  • We encourage and reward high performance. Employer paid benefits plan, Group RRSP, and competitive salaries with opportunities for annual bonus.

Want to find out more about this or other ISL career opportunities?

Visit us online at www.islengineering.com/about/join-the-team


Department: [0203] Calgary - Landscape Architecture
This is a permanent full time position

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