Urban Planner

Edmonton, AB
Landscape Architecture and Planning – Urban Planning /
Full Time /
Here at DIALOG, we are passionate about design and believe it can and should meaningfully improve the wellbeing of our communities and the environment we all share.

We are a multi-disciplinary collaborative of architects, interior designers, urban designers and planners, structural, mechanical and electrical engineers, and landscape architects who design for community wellbeing and urban vibrancy. We are a fun-loving bunch of big thinkers and do-gooders, who are collaborative in our approach, diverse in our perspectives, aspirational in our pursuits, and optimistic about what’s next. We’re always looking for passionate people who share our values and care as much about our communities as we do. We're proud to be a Certified B Corporation and 2024 Best of Practice Award Winner, committed to using our design practice as a force for good in the world.

Explore our studios and join us!

How you'll make a difference:

    • Exploration of innovative design solutions as part of the creative process within a collaborative and multi-disciplinary team dynamic 
    • Contribute to  the implementation process of complex, high profile, integrated design projects
    • Resolve complex technical and design issues with project teams  
    • Deliver projects efficiently and effectively through inspirational leadership of the urban planning and design  team members 
    • Support the continued development of in-house expertise and methodologies
    • Exploration of innovative design solutions as part of the creative process within a collaborative and multi-disciplinary team dynamic 
    • Ongoing development of expertise in design communication, including technical drawings and detailing

Who you are:

    • An accredited degree in Urban Planning. A Master’s degree is an asset.
    • Eligible for Registered Professional Planner (RPP)
    • 4 to 7 years of experience in municipal, community, land use or transit planning,  ideally in a consulting environment 
    • Experience with programs such as Adobe Suite, GIS, 3D modelling programs is an asset.
    • Able to lead small projects and teams with minimal supervision, including scope development, team management, consultant coordination and client management.  
    • Experience in the project planning, design, and technical production processes,
    • Strong visual and graphic communication skills a desirable asset   
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a focus on effective collaboration and integration 
Please include your portfolio in your application.

At DIALOG, you'll have the opportunity to make a real difference in the world. We encourage you to apply!

Perks & Benefits
Parental leave top-up programs for all parents upon the birth or adoption of a child, RRSP matching, competitive medical and dental benefits coverage upon the first day of employment, discounted memberships, encouraged work/life balance with gifted time off during the holiday season and Vacation Buy-Up program, and reimbursement for professional memberships and dues are just a few of the benefits that DIALOGers enjoy.
Professional Development
DIALOG offers continued professional growth through leadership development opportunities specifically designed for our collaborative culture. Among others, some of our programs include: CoachDIALOG which equips our coaches with essential communication and feedback strategies for building great teams; Integrateducation™ supports DIALOGers in accredited continuing education opportunities; technical skills development via e-learning pathways; and financial support for relevant external learning opportunities. 
Equal Opportunity
DIALOG celebrates diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to an inclusive environment for all, free of discrimination and harassment. Employment-related decisions are made without regard to sex, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, age and race. In accordance with DIALOG’s Accommodation Policy, accommodations for people with disabilities are available upon request for candidates throughout the selection process.