Park Planner – PLA000783

Website Saskatchewan Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport

The Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced team member as a park planner with a landscape architecture focus within the Park Planning Unit. As a critical member of the park planning team, this position will take a lead on overseeing park landscape and core area park design in addition to ongoing park planning across the provincial park system.

As a key member of the park planning team, applicants should demonstrate significant expertise in landscape planning and design (urban or natural spaces), park management planning as well as experience in capital project oversight. Experience developing, leading, and managing park design projects will be a vital component of this position.

The ideal candidate will:

  • have landscape architecture training and experience in planning for natural or naturalized landscapes;
  • have experience leading projects that balance conservation and recreation activities;
  • have demonstrated the ability to design engaging and aesthetic park spaces;
  • have a thorough understanding of planning design, theories, and practices;
  • have a demonstrated understanding of current trends and issues in parks and outdoor recreation planning, land use and park management planning;
  • have experience in working with and responding to a variety of stakeholders and managing shifting priorities during project planning and implementation; and
  • have excellent communication skills, having the ability to build multi-organization teams and to communicate technical/scientific information plainly for those without a planning background.
    have formal and experiential knowledge of the diverse cultural and ecological features within Saskatchewan, including within park lands, and recreational trends and issues at a regional, provincial and national level.

Formal education is typically obtained with a degree in landscape architecture as well as formal education in planning, geography, environmental or natural sciences or similar related fields. Accredited professional planning certification would be a strong asset. A combination of skills, training and experiences providing an equivalent background will be considered.

If you have experience and a passion for our province’s parks and planning for the benefit of future generations’ enjoyment and education, you are encouraged to apply.

We are committed to workplace diversity.

Hours of Work:  B – SGEU Field 37.33 – one day off every three weeks

Number of Openings:  1

Salary Range:  $41.174 – $51.598 Hourly

Grade:  SGEU.12.

Closing Date:  Jul 28, 2022, 11:59:00 PM

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To apply for this job email your details to careers@gov.sk.ca.