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Junior Landscape Designer

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Contract   |  Toronto, Ontario   |  Posted on Mar 19, 2021 ← Back

Garden Party is a landscape design, installation, and maintenance company located in the west end of Toronto. Our work focuses on creating and maintaining perennial gardens that incorporate native and productive species, composing seasonal planter displays, and occasionally installing creative displays for retail storefronts. We value our contribution to the beauty of the city through creating healthy, sustainable gardens.

Garden Party values the diversity of identity and lived experience of all people. This means creating a workplace environment where individual differences are appreciated, recognized, and utilized. We encourage anyone from a marginalized and/or racialized community who is interested in this role to apply for this position. 

We are committed to supporting all employees to fully develop their talents and strengths in the horticulture industry. Garden Party is a Living Wage certified business.


Garden Party is looking to fill one Junior Landscape Designer position for the 2021 season and beyond. You will work closely with the Owner, Horticulturist, and Operations Manager to design and draft landscape design drawings, under the direction and support of the Owner. This is a great opportunity for a student or a recent grad to build their experience and learn from a women-owned-and-operated landscaping business!

About you: 

  • You are passionate about native plants, pollinator gardens, ecology, and sustainability, and value incorporating these into your designs. 
  • You are a problem solver with attention to detail.
  • You enjoy working with a dynamic team and you can communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing. 
  • You are self-motivated and a self-directed worker.

Job requirements

  • Education background in Landscape Design or Landscape Architecture
  • An understanding of horticulture and landscape construction as it applies to design
  • Proficiency with the design/drafting program of your choice
  • Ability to understand detail and concept drawings
  • Proficiency with Google Drive and G Suite


  • Initial design review - discussion of client goals and priorities for site
  • Design concept and review with clients
  • Timely edits incorporating client and Owner feedback
  • Creation of final design and supporting budget sheets
  • Preparation of construction designs and material takeoffs
  • Applications for any necessary permits. 

Garden Party is happy to offer:

  • Seasonal employment in Spring, Summer and Fall
  • Competitive rate of pay, negotiable based on experience
  • Flexibility with hours, days of work, and work location
  • Paid orientation and training

Please send a brief cover letter, portfolio, and resume to Amber (hello@gardenpartyto.com) with the subject line ‘Junior Landscape Designer’. We can’t wait to hear from you!

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Garden Party

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Toronto, Ontario

Start Date

Apr 01, 2021

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