Design Assistant (Term)

Website Meewasin Valley Authurity

Do you love the Saskatoon river valley? Spend hours on the Meewasin Trail? Love birdwatching, hiking or just enjoy the serenity of nature? Are you looking for a connection between your personal values and interests and where you spend your days working? Excited by the possibility of a technical position in a conservation agency that supports the design and development of the Meewasin Valley?

Meewasin is currently recruiting for a Design Assistant.  This is a small, fast-paced organization that requires a dedicated, detail focused individual looking for a rewarding position in a community based organization. Offering competitive salary, a generous benefits package and pension plan – Meewasin offers a unique opportunity to be more involved with our iconic river valley.

Qualifications: Completion of a technical diploma in landscape design or relevant diploma or university degree; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. A minimum of three years’ experience in the public or private sector related to the design and construction of public open-space is required. A working knowledge of AutoCAD and Microsoft Office Suite is also required. A working knowledge of Illustrator, Photoshop, GPS equipment and ESRI mapping systems would be an asset. Familiarity with native plants and plant communities in this region would also be considered an asset.

A satisfactory Criminal Record Check is required prior to the appointment of this position.

This position requires a valid driver’s license and the ability to perform strenuous manual tasks if required in the field.

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