Design Group Staffing provides permanent, contract and temporary placement for engineering, technical, and technical sales roles in construction, EPCM, manufacturing, mining, oil & gas, alternative energy, and architecture & design, as well as specialist roles in real estate development across Canada. As Recruitment Specialists, we stand out by creating an exceptional experience for candidates and client companies. Whether the need is permanent, contract or temporary, our clients and candidates trust us to understand the uniqueness of each situation and advise them to make the right decision. Our contractor payroll solutions help our clients and candidates succeed by improving efficiency, reducing risk, and delivering reliable and personalized service.

We were founded in 1976 as a one-person firm in Edmonton, Alberta by Mike Duff, an Electrical Engineer from Sydney, Australia. Our head office remains in Edmonton; the company employs over 300 experienced staff across Canada who place thousands of quality candidates each year.

What differentiates us is our responsiveness and personal care. We know finding the right fit is very personal and important, and so we make sure we keep the client and candidate informed with a transparent process.


Our Parent Company

DGSI is the parent company of three brands. Each brand specializes in specific roles in order to provide you with industry experts who have worked in your field and know your industry needs. We pride ourselves in providing customized services to suit each client’s needs allowing organizations to focus on growing and managing their business.Learn more about our brands.

DGSI is proud to be a platinum member of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies every year since 1999 and an ISO 9001 certified company.Learn more about our Awards & Recognition.