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DGSI was founded in 1976, with its head office located in Edmonton, Alberta. The company employs over 200 recruitment specialists. From Victoria to Halifax, we offer 21 offices, 38 branches, in 18 cities across 6 provinces; we understand industry challenges that are unique to each region.

We are one of Canada’s largest privately owned recruitment companies. We have earned membership into Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies Platinum Club for the past 17 years, one of the country’s most elite business designations. In addition, we were named one of the largest staffing companies in Canada in 2016, ranked by annual revenue by Staffing Industry Analysts. This title is given to an elite group of businesses that achieved annual revenue in excess of $50 million. DGSI is proud to be an ISO 9001 certified company. This internationally recognized certification has been awarded to the company in recognition of our strong internal processes, mature quality systems, effective client feedback systems, secure IT systems and confidentiality guarantee. We attribute this success to our organic growth, strong leadership, extensive expertise and experience in the staffing industry.

DGSI has been a member of the Association of Canadian Search, Employment and Staffing Services (ACSESS). Our membership binds us to a strict set of ethical business policies. 

Our Mission and Core Values
Our mission is to create business excellence and enrich the lives of people.

Our core values define who we are, what we do and what we believe. It creates a foundation for behavior and expectation for those who work with us as well as for those we encounter on a day to day basis.

As our mission is the foundation of our company, we have created five core values to ensure its success.

People First

  • We respect the freedom of each individual customer, employee or temporary staff member to make informed choices, judging the right things to do
  • Our working environment must support and encourage the involvement and creativity of all staff members
  • To sustain our industry leadership and provide world-class service to our customers, we must respect and value the diversity of our employees and always consider their concerns and best interests first
  • We value our contract and temporary staff as highly as we do our customers

Acting with Utmost Integrity

  • We believe in ensuring our actions are always aligned with our stated values and beliefs
  • We believe in ensuring, as an organization, that we always do what we say we will do
  • We believe in ensuring, as individuals, that we are trustworthy, open and honest in our dealings - all of the time

Satisfying Our Customers

  • We strive to understand the individual needs and objectives of our customers
  • We endeavor to be knowledgeable about our industry and employment markets
  • We constantly seek innovative ways of improvng the quality of our service and increasing our value to our customers
  • We keep our commitments - all of the time

Believing in Being Better

  • We continually challenge our assumptions and past successes in order to continuously improve and innovate
  • We have the courage to try new things and learn from our mistakes
  • We welcome change and recognize the opportunities it brings
  • We encourage continuous learning, growth and development by all staff members

Succeeding Financially

  • We know that our continued existence requires long-term profitability and continued revenue growth
  • We protect and conserve our resources
  • We promote an attitude of doing more with less
Career Opportunities

Design Group Staffing recruiters connect candidates with permanent,
contract and temporary opportunities in Engineering, Technical and Technical
Sales Roles in Construction, EPCM, Manufacturing, Mining, Oil & Gas,
Renewable & Alternative Energy and Architecture & Design across
Canada.  We pride ourselves on our responsiveness, personal care, and
local industry knowledge.