Posted on September 24, 2021 - GC1716

Company: Silvacom
Position: GIS Specialist
Location: Flexible
Contact Name: Lisa Davies

Job Description

Do you like a challenge? 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 team oriented, results focused, strengths-based company who invest 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
  • Solving complex problems
  • Connecting enterprise systems, platforms, and applications
  • Helping to design and implement geospatial and software solutions
  • Automating geospatial analysis workflows
  • Contributing their uniqueness to our strengths-based team

Job Qualifications

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 evolving and enhancing technical skills and growing professionally
  • 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

Technical Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education in GIS/Geomatics or related field
  • Expert level knowledge of GIS principles and practices, spatial analysis, and cartography
  • Minimum 3 years experience implementing intermediate level FME workflows using FME Desktop and/or FME Server software
  • Minimum 3 years experience doing intermediate level spatial analysis and mapping with Esri ArcGIS Desktop/ ArcGIS Pro and Python
  • Expertise with ArcGIS Enterprise is an asset
  • FME Certification is an asset
  • Esri Certification is an asset
  • Experience in the natural resource sector is an asset

Other Information


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!

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201, 4723 52 Ave NW

Edmonton, AB

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