Do you have thorough knowledge of park and trail planning & design, wayfinding and interpretive graphic design methods, the ability to set visitor experience asset design standards? Do you have experience in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships and enjoy working with the public and as part of a team? If so, we want you on our Parks Services Team!
As the successful candidate, you will provide functional planning and implementation of park visitor use experience assets and infrastructure that provide meaningful information and guidance for visitors in the Regional District’s Parks systems. You will utilize your creative, practical, and planning skills to develop a system of non-personal wayfinding and interpretation displays throughout all RDCO parks and will assist in the overall planning aspects of the Regional District’s Parks and Trails system. You will:
We are looking for someone who has a minimum of 3 years of work experience, preferably in a parks or natural environment setting and diploma in Landscape Architectural Technology, Landscape Architecture, a Park Planning related discipline and/or an acceptable combination of education, training and experience. You will have demonstrable experience in the development of wayfinding and non-personal interpretation signage, experience in identifying and preparing visitor experience opportunities, development plans and budgets as well as administering allocated resources and have experience in park and trail use planning. In addition, you will have thorough knowledge of graphic design methods, practices, and techniques, knowledge in identifying target market and audience needs and matching them to visitor experience opportunities, and demonstrable skills in utilizing graphic design software such as Adobe Creative Cloud Suite.
This position will work 35 hours/week, Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with occasional evening and weekend work to meet program needs and pays 36.93 per hour.
The Regional District of Central Okanagan offers a variety of perks from dental, health and vision benefits, paid vacation, pension plan, training and development, opportunities for advancement, work-life balance, on-site parking, and the opportunity to contribute and make a change within the community.
View the full job description and apply at rdco.com/jobs by Tuesday, August 7nd, 2022.
The Regional District of Central Okanagan is an employer of choice made up of a dedicated team of people who care about the community we serve. We are located in one of the most desirable places to live in BC, in the heart of the Okanagan Valley. The appeal of Okanagan Lake and the natural beauty of the surroundings continue to draw people to the valley. Our lifestyle is second to none especially for those who live to enjoy the outdoors.