The Landscape Architecture & Industrial Design Division of the Capital Planning Branch is looking for a
Landscape Architect Student for a 4 month contract starting May 1st, 2023 until August 25th, 2023. The salary
scale for the position is $16.99 to $25.52 per hour. The closing date is March 31th 2023.
The National Capital Commission (NCC) is the federal Crown Corporation dedicated to ensuring that Canada’s
Capital is a dynamic and inspiring source of pride for all Canadians and a legacy for generations to come. Building
on more than a century of experience, the NCC provides unique value in the Capital Region by fulfilling three
specific roles: long-term planner of federal lands, principal steward of nationally significant public places, and
creative partner committed to excellence in development and conservation.
Completion of a first (1st) year in an accredited baccalaureate level in a Landscape Architecture program or
completion of a first (1st) year in the Masters’ of Landscape Architecture program;
Must possess a valid drivers’ license (Ontario: Class G, Québec: Class 5) and provide a satisfactory driver’s
Must be returning to full-time studies in the fall of 2023; and
Experience with urban horticultural methods (practical and / or design knowledge)
Experience with AutoCAD is essential.
EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
Experience with Adobe Design Creative Suite 6 (Illustrator, In Design, Photoshop);
Knowledge of landscape architectural design principles, methods and practices;
Knowledge of ornamental and naturalized planting design
Ability to work individually and in a team environment;
Ability to perform research and categorize findings including but not limited to effective use of native plant
material and any associated cultural significance
Ability to apply horticultural knowledge to inform landscape design solutions
Ability to meet tight deadlines; and
Ability to be creative and innovative.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Must be willing to work outdoors.
Must possess a pair of protective footwear approved by the Canadian Standards Association; and
Must obtain a reliability clearance.
Fluently bilingual in both official languages.
Reporting to the NCC Landscape Architect, the Landscape Architect Student’s duties will include:
Research and historic in-house NCC file review, documentation and organization
Site investigation and analysis;
Preparation of conceptual and presentation drawings;
Preparation of contract documents for various design and construction projects;
Product and design research;
Updating NCC standard details; and
APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT A COVER LETTER, A RÉSUMÉ AND A PORTFOLIO OF PAST
PROJECT EXAMPLES CLEARLY DEMONSTRATING THAT THEY MEET ALL THE BASIC
REQUIREMENTS LISTED ABOVE. FAILURE TO DO SO MAY RESULT IN THE REJECTION OF YOUR
The NCC is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes
employment equity and encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily in their application if they are a woman, an
Indigenous person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group.
The NCC is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If
contacted regarding this competition, please advise the Human Resources representative of the accommodation
measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. If you require additional
information on the position or if you are experiencing technical difficulties, please contact us at [email protected]
Hearing impaired and speech impaired persons can contact us through a Teletype Device (TTY) at (613) 239-5090
or 1-866-661-3530 (toll free).
We thank all those who apply. Please note that only candidates who are selected for the next stage of the
selection process will be contacted.