GIS Specialist

Silvacom Ltd, 201 - 4723 52 Ave NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Req #2
Thursday, December 21, 2023

Like a challenge? We're a team oriented, results focused, strengths-based company who invest in our business, people, and our community. We get to tackle meaningful and exciting work to support our amazing resource sector by providing professional services to private and public sector organizations. We use design, innovation and creativity to help our clients solve real-world problems. 

Silvacom is an award-winning company and one of Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers and Alberta’s Top 75 Employers. At Silvacom, Corporate Social Responsibility is a part of our company fabric. We are socially accountable, to ourselves, our stakeholders, and the public.

We like to work-hard, play-hard and enjoy fantastic company events like:

  • Video Game Night
  • Bacon Breakfast
  • Family Picnic
  • Awards Night
  • Public Skating
  • Escape Room events
  • Pizza Day
  • K-100 Relay Race
  • Halloween Party
  • Chili Cook Off
  • Christmas Gift Exchange

We also offer:

  • Medical/vision/dental benefits
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Company sponsored RRSP plan
  • Fresh snacks and Starbucks coffee

Are you passionate about leveraging geospatial technologies to problem solve and automate workflows? Does working as part of a multidisciplinary team in a fast-paced work environment sound appealing? Then join our GIS Services team as a GIS Specialist! We're a diverse, team-oriented, results-focused, strengths-based company that invests in our business, people, and our community. Silvacom™ provides consulting and software solutions to improve land management. We use design, innovation, and creativity to help our clients solve real-world problems. We are currently seeking a highly motivated, results-oriented individual to add to our GIS Services team. 

The Role: 

Our GIS Services Team is responsible for providing expertise and solutions to internal and external clients on a variety of projects in the natural resource and government sectors. The selected individual will thrive in our team environment and be responsible for: 

  • Providing geospatial expertise and support to both consulting and software projects
  • Supporting a variety of enterprise-level GIS systems
  • Understanding customer needs and workflows and providing customer support for both long-term and new projects and initiatives
  • Connecting enterprise systems, platforms, and applications
  • Helping to design and implement geospatial and software solutions
  • Automating geospatial workflows
  • Contributing their uniqueness to our strength-based team


The Ideal Candidate: 

  • Is passionate about geospatial technologies and their utility in solving real-world problems 
  • Has a determined focus on customer success 
  • Is passionate about process automation and efficiency 
  • Is adaptable and thrives in an ever-changing multi-project environment 
  • Is committed to professional development, evolving, and enhancing their skills 
  • Is a problem solver and likes to be challenged 
  • Communicates effectively with other team members and clients 
  • Pays high attention to detail and has a strong commitment to quality 
  • Is self-motivated and able to work independently without constant supervision 
  • Has the ability to work under pressure and deliver within tight timelines 
  • Takes an active interest in the company 
  • Shares our core values 


  • Post-secondary education in GIS/Geomatics or related field 
  • Expert level knowledge of GIS principles and practices, spatial analysis, and cartography 
  • Work experience doing intermediate level spatial analysis and mapping with Esri ArcGIS Desktop/ArcGIS Pro and Python scripting 
  • Some foundational knowledge of computer science/engineering (ex: data structures and algorithms, DevOps) 
  • Experience creating translation workspaces using FME Form, or completed training through Safe Software 
  • Expertise with ArcGIS Enterprise is an asset 
  • Certifications (Esri, FME, GISP) are an asset 
  • Experience in the natural resource sector is an asset 
  • Experience with Project Management is an asset 


Work location: Flexible  

Head Office: Edmonton, Alberta 


We offer competitive salaries commensurate with abilities, a medical/vision/dental package, Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and a company sponsored RRSP plan, remote working options, as well as no end to challenging opportunities!

Seem like a good fit?
Come build your career with us! We are an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted by a Silvacom Recruiter with a email directly from our organization.

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