Posted on April 16, 2013 - GC1364

Company: Mission Geospatial Ltd.
Position: GIS Specialist
Location: Calgary, AB
Salary: Dependant on experience
Contact Name: Keith Podmoroff

Job Description


Mission Geospatial Ltd. is a progressive geomatics company based out of Calgary, Alberta. Mission provides geomatics and geospatial information services within Alberta, and on Canada Lands.  Mission holds a strong position in the Alberta oilsands industry and takes pride in providing innovative services to meet our client’s needs and exceed their expectations.  We are seeking versatile individuals to join our high performance team. We believe a successful organization is made up of successful individuals working towards a common goal and through our experience we have identified versatility as a key factor in an employee’s ability to create success within our organization.  Mission places emphasis on its employees and their safety by providing quality training at the start of employment and throughout their career. Mission is committed to your individual success and will provide assistance to you in taking educational advancement courses.


The GIS specialist will be responsible for producing various mapping products in support of oilsands exploration projects. Data integrity and legacy management will be a key responsibility within this position.  The GIS specialist will report to the department supervisor.


Job Qualifications


  • GIS technical degree or diploma 
  • 2 – 3 years experience in a production mapping environment 
  • Thorough knowledge of ESRI ArcView 9.3 or newer
  • Previous experience with relational databases and SQL queries 
  • Oil and Gas experience is considered an asset 
  • Desire to pursue a long-term career in a dynamic, supportive environment


  • Detail oriented 
  • Takes ownership of tasks assigned 
  • Strong interpersonal skills 
  • Desire to work within a team environment 
  • Self motivated and deadline driven

Other Information


Mission aspires to be an industry leader in overall employee compensation and will offer the successful candidate a competitive wage, a comprehensive benefits package, RRSP contribution matching, wellness account, health spending account, bonus opportunities, paid training and career path planning.


Mission Geospatial Ltd.
3320, 8th Street S.E.

Calgary, AB
T2G 5S7

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