Silvacom Ltd.
Silvacom employees cheering on the Edmonton Oilers in the playoffs

Recognized as one of Alberta's Top Employers

Here are some of the reasons why Silvacom Ltd. was selected as one of Alberta's Top Employers (2018):

  • Silvacom recently introduced maternity leave top-up payments to support employees who are new mothers, to 100% of salary for up to 6 weeks
  • Silvacom encourages employees to lead healthy active lives, offering seasonal fruit and healthy subsidized snacks onsite, lunchtime yoga on a weekly basis, and up to $1,000 for health or wellness spending accounts
  • Silvacom invests in ongoing employee development with tuition subsidies for job-related courses, subsidies for professional accreditation and financial bonuses for some course completion
Silvacom employees Derek and Andrew collaborating at the office's map table

Highlights

Industry Custom Computer Software and Consulting
Established in Canada 1983
Major Canadian hiring locations Edmonton AB
Full-time employees in Canada 66
Part-time employees in Canada 4
Average age of employees in Canada 39 years
Longest serving employee 27 years
Long-term savings matching RSP
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 70% of the premiums
Health spending account up to $1,000 each year
Alternative work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), telecommuting, earned days off program
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 12 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training
Scope of charitable involvement local, national, international
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities

Recognized as one of Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers

Here are some of the reasons why Silvacom Ltd. was selected as one of Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers (2018):

  • Silvacom employees enjoy a variety of social events and celebrations throughout the year, including an annual awards banquet, a family picnic, the Silva Cup video game tournament and a children's Christmas party, to name a few
  • In addition to matching RSP contributions, Silvacom helps employees prepare for the future with retirement planning assistance and phased-in work options to help those nearing retirement make a smooth transition
Silvacom employees outside the company's head office

Highlights

Industry Custom Computer Software and Consulting
Established in Canada 1983
Major Canadian hiring locations Edmonton AB
Full-time employees in Canada 66
Part-time employees in Canada 4
Full-time employee growth in the past year 8.2 %
Average age of employees in Canada 39 years
Longest serving employee 27 years
Long-term savings matching RSP
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 70% of the premiums
Alternative work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), telecommuting, earned days off program
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training
Performance recognition individual performance bonuses, on-the-spot rewards, peer-to-peer recognition awards, tailored and unique rewards (i.e. travel), long-service awards

The Career Directory

Silvacom Ltd. has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Silvacom employees participating in Bike to Work Day

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Custom Computer Software and Consulting
Major Canadian hiring locations Edmonton AB
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, online training, in-house training
Other info for new grads Registered Professional Forester or Environmental Professional accreditations may be an asset.
Typical new grad positions Resource Analyst, Photo Interpreter, Image Analyst, Web Application Developer, GIS Specialist, Land Use Administrator
Starting salary $55K to $60K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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