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HARTerra Spatial Solutions Ltd. is based out of Castlegar, BC. We work with clients in the Kootenay and Okanagan, providing GIS services for utilities, local government, the resource sector and related industries.  If you are a GIS tech nerd and are looking for new opportunities, we want to talk to you.

Located between Nelson and Trail at the confluence of the Kootenay and Columbia rivers, Castlegar is 25 minutes to Trail and 35 minutes to Nelson with public transit joining all three communities. No need to book extra days off to travel for your annual ski trip – Whitewater and Red Mountain resorts are both within an hour’s drive. Camping, cross-country skiing, mountain biking and fishing opportunities are locally abundant and minutes away.

Interested in applying? Submit  a resume along with cover letter to by the closing date and time. We thank everyone for reaching out to us however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for follow-up.

Current Opportunities

Geospatial Developer – Closes July 24, 2019

HARTerra Spatial Solutions Ltd. is seeking a Geospatial Developer to be part of our team in the West Kootenay region of BC.  The right candidate is someone who is a born problem solver and can provide system development support for our clients’ geospatial system implementations while supporting analysis, visualization, data maintenance and management projects. It is important that they be able to guide us on best practices, helping to develop the skills and knowledge of the team.

We are looking for the following skills, abilities and experience:

  • Strong knowledge and proven ability to work with esri tools including:
    • ArcGIS Desktop software including ArcMap, ArcGIS Professional, ArcCatalog and ArcScene
    • ArcGIS Enterprise/ ArcGIS Server / Portal and ArcGIS online
    • Geoprocessing using model builder and Python
  • Experience with implementing REST, SOAP or other web services.
  • Experience with cloud-based environments including Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Microsoft Azure.
  • Knowledge of various server-side Web Application Frameworks (e.g., Django, Flask, Ruby on Rails, PHP, ASP.NET, Node.js).
  • Experience using a front-end framework and libraries such as Angular, Bootstrap, jQuery, Dojo, Vue or React.
  • Knowledge of database systems including:
    • Relational database systems such as MS SQL Server, PostgesSQL and Oracle
    • Advanced SQL
    • Database proprietary procedural languages such as T-SQL or PL-SQL
    • Other database systems such as MS Access, SQLite
  • Knowledge of the geospatial database systems such as ArcGIS Enterprise, PostGIS, SpatialLite or Oracle Spatial
  • Knowledge of advanced web development and GIS web application development frameworks including:
    • HTML5 (HTML/CSS/javascript)
    • Esri javascript API and Web App Builder
    • Leaflet, OpenLayers, Google Maps Javascript API
    • Geocortex essentials
  • Ability to develop applications, tools and utilities using modern software development tools such as Python, Javascript/ Typescript, C#.NET, Java, C/C++.
  • Experience with Schneider Electric ArcFM is an asset.
  • Knowledge of systems development life cycle.
  • Knowledge of information system project management methods include Agile.
  • Proven ability and knowledge on the use of version control systems such as GIT, Subversion, or Visual Source Safe.


GIS Analyst – Closes July 24, 2019

HARTerra Spatial Solutions Ltd. is seeking a Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Analyst to be part of our team in the West Kootenay region of BC.  We are looking for a technically solid, self-motivated individual who is happy to take on new challenges to help grow our company and better serve our clients. 

We are looking for the following skills, abilities and experience:

Solid experience with esri ArcGIS Desktop, Mobile, Server and cloud tools.

  • Knowledge of other commercial and open source geospatial technologies and systems.
  • Ability to work independently while collaborating to deliver projects.
  • Experience managing projects and small teams.
  • Comfortable with presenting to groups.
  • Experience with Feature Manipulation Engine (FME) or esri Data Interoperability extension.
  • GIS development experience with Python, specifically arcpy. 
  • Development experience in javascript and HTML would be desirable.
  • Experience with version management using git or other version control systems.
  • Experience with enterprise geospatial change management procedures and processes.
  • Enterprise SQL database experience with MS SQL Server or Oracle.
  • Esri Enterprise Geodatabase experience with schema design and change management including versioning workflows.
  • Experience in GIS processes and data related to infrastructure and local government.
  • Experience with data migration, quality control and spatial data management.
  • ArcFM experience would be an asset.
  • Training experience would be an asset.

Contact Us

Tired of waiting for tech support for your GIS software only to be disappointed by the answer and left without knowing how to proceed? Contact HARTerra and our experts will help you find solutions.

Harterra Spatial Solutions

Phone: (250) 608-1335

Give us a call or email. We’d love to hear from you about your project and answer any questions you may have!