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Project Manager, Landscape Architecture
ID # 15751
City Edmonton
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WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 48,000 team members across the globe.  In Canada, our 8,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.

The excellence we bring to our work and to our workplace has been recognized far and wide. We are among the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies two years in a row, one of the Top 100 Sustainable Companies in the World (and among the Top 10 in Canada), and we earned Platinum Elite Recognition through our participation in more than half of Canada's Top 100 Infrastructure Projects.

At WSP :

  • We value our people and our reputation
  • We are locally dedicated with international scale
  • We are future focused and challenge the status quo
  • We foster collaboration in everything we do
  • We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable




WSP is currently seeking a Project Manager for our Landscape Architecture group in our Edmonton office. Reporting to the Manager, Landscape Architecture, the successful candidate will work within a fast-paced, multi-disciplinary team for completion of planning and conceptual design through to construction administration services for a wide variety of landscape architectural projects in the private, public and institutional sectors, often in cooperation with our established LA teams in both Calgary and Kelowna.


  • Ability to meet with current and potential clients and develop business leads within Edmonton and other municipalities across northern Alberta;
  • Manage and work on projects within the broad scope of landscape architectural practice including master planning, landscape concept and detail design development, construction detailing, urban design, preparation of schematic illustrations and presentation of design work to our clients, the public, and project stakeholder groups;
  • Provide cost estimating, detail design services, contract document preparation, tender and contract administration services including inspection and construction management for total project involvement;
  • Support a variety of WSP Group disciplines within Western Canada, primarily civil engineering, planning and transportation, with landscape architectural scope of work on multi-disciplinary projects.


  • Degree in Landscape Architecture (BLA or MLA) or a similar certification.  Candidates with a Diploma in Landscape Architectural Technology (LAT) will also be considered;
  • 5+ years of work experience in a consulting environment is required.  A background in public and/or institutional sectors will also be considered;
  • Membership (or eligibility for membership) with the Alberta Association of Landscape Architects (AALA) and/or British Columbia Society of Landscape Architects (BCSLA) is preferred;
  • An established network of contacts and clients in Edmonton and/or northern Alberta would be desirable;
  • Solid knowledge of local landscape conditions, drawings and construction standards is preferable;
  • Enthusiastic individual with the ability to work as part of a team, a strong desire to take part in finding creative solutions that are environmentally responsible and technically sound;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to coordinate and communicate with various professional disciplines;
  • Experience managing multiple projects and deadlines;
  • Understanding of project development, design development and contract and proposal preparation;
  • Construction documentation experience would be an advantage in your work at WSP;
  • Experience with MS Word, Excel, Power Point, AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite and Google Sketch-Up is important.  Hand drawing skills are considered a strong asset;
  • Well rounded presentation and communication skills are a necessity;
  • Superb time management skills and high level of attention to detail to ensure that work is done correctly and thoroughly; and
  • Valid class 5 driver’s license in good standing.



Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP. Given the importance of keeping one another safe and the growing list of our clients including vaccination status as part of their mandated health and safety requirements to work with them, you will be required to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to WSP as a condition of employment.  You may also be required to undergo additional immunization to maintain a fully vaccinated status against COVID-19 whenever local Public Health Authorities recommend additional immunization.

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY.

WSP Canada Inc.


Edmonton, AB

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