Intermediate Urban Planner | Royal Architectural Institute of Canada

Intermediate Urban Planner

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Calgary, Alberta
Competitive Salary and Benefits
Architecture & Planning


Our Client is a leading firm in the urban planning and design industry.  With a focus in master planning, urban design and architecture our Client has developed award winning projects both locally and nationally in the urban planning industry.  With a creative and collaborative working environment and a focused concept on creating an urban landscape that is cohesive, aesthetically complimentary to the surrounding spaces and overall has a functional dynamic this team of Planners and Designers is changing the way urban space are created. They have been established for 15+ years' and have developed an incredible reputation in the market through award winning projects and a collaborative team environment. They work closely with their clientele and provide the best in design service for the projects they work on focused in the development and design space.


The Intermediate Urban Designer will have experience working with multiple disciplines in the urban deign space with experience working on large scale projects in a variety of sectors.  This individual will have experience working working within the urban design and development space and will have worked through approval/permitting processes for a number of land use projects, working through planning documents and contributing to reports as well as managing stakeholder engagement processes. There will be a need for this individual to participate in legislative framework reviews and will need to have the ability to perform site analysis and land use studies. The entire team has a strong passion for urban design and the elements that create great spaces in their communities and this Urban Planner will need to have the same creative outlook. There is a lot of room for this position to develop and grow into further senior positions and an exceptional and competitive compensation package. 

This candidate will have the following aspects;
Master's in Planning, Urban Design, B. Urban Planning/Design/Geography/Architecture
RPP, MCIP Designation an asset
LEED AP and PMP are additional assets
3+ years' experience of Urban Planning/Design experience in Canada
Excellent technical knowledge and design experience within the industry with a proven knowledge base with Provincial, Regional and Municipal Policy (Growth Planning, Supportive ‘Infrastructure’ Planning (e.g. Transportation and Movement, Housing), secondary plans, framework plans, hub/ corridor studies, etc.)
Understanding of municipal approval process including understanding of design justifications, planning rationales and other elements included in that process
Detailed approach to project management and design with an entrepreneurial mindset
High energy, innovative thinking and a dynamic approach to design and planning a must
Excellent presentation and communication skills


Excellent, entrepreneurial company with a strong collaborative team and amazing reputation in the industry
Opportunity to move into Associate and Principal positions
Competitive compensation and benefits plan
Please apply directly if you feel like you are the right candidate and are excited about this excellent opportunity!

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