K+S Potash Canada (KSPC) is part of the K+S Group Company, with headquarters in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; a solution potash mine and production facility located near Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan; and a world-class potash handling and storage facility operated in partnership with Pacific Coast Terminals in Port Moody, British Columbia. Bethune mine, formerly known as the Legacy Project, is the first new potash mine in Saskatchewan in nearly fifty years. The Bethune mine has created new job opportunities for Saskatchewan workers and new business opportunities for Saskatchewan companies supplying goods and services to this major economic development. All sales and distribution of the potash produced at the Bethune mine will be carried out through the K+S Group’s experienced and well-established global distribution structures. K+S Potash Canada is proud to be recognized as one of both Saskatchewan’s and Canada’s Top Employers for 2018. For more information visit www.ks-potashcanada.com.

Superintendent, Health, Safety, Security and Environment

Your Responsibilities

Responsible for providing leadership, expertise and support to K+S during operation of the Bethune mine. The role has a strong operational focus with project support and is responsible for the development and implementation of the overall HSSE program. The Superintendent will further manage or participate in activities associated with licensing and regulatory processes, and monitoring and data management.

The successful candidate will:
•Provide guidance and support to the K+S team on health, safety, environment, emergency response and security issues
•Implement and oversee management systems in conformance with associated ISO standards and OHS regulatory compliance
•Liaise with governmental agencies, contractors and other stakeholder agencies
•Coordinate activities on major mine permit applications to government
•Ensure that the HSSE related elements of the management system are developed, implemented and maintained
•Participate in on-going reviews of the management system and incorporate reviews as necessary
•Develop and maintain and composite risk index and assist in formulating action plans that apply to risk management principles and guidelines
•Communicate HSSE procedures and regulations to the K+S team
•Prepare summary reports on HSSE management procedures for K+S executive team
•Lead incident management by ensuring all incidents are reported, investigated, acted upon appropriately and managed in a timely manner
•Coordinate provision of HSSE awareness training for K+S employees
•Ensure site contractors are aware of all HSSE requirements and work within approved practices
•Maintain liaison with regulatory agencies and professional groups that influence policy and legislation
•Actively monitor pending legislation changes related to HSSE programs and procedures
•Assist operating areas in identification of potential hazards and minimization of accidents
•Report on performance target metrics in specified timelines
•Review and provide support of reports on environment and licensing, environmental impact assessments and environment safety management procedures for K+S executive team
•Assist operating areas in identification and minimization of environmental impacts
•Provide leadership and supervision to support team
•Advise, guide, coach, monitor, instruct and motivate staff
•Maintain performance management and performance improvement processes for direct reports


K+S Potash Canada recognizes the diversity of the workforce and encourages individuals with the equivalent combination of education and work experience.

Qualifying requirements for this role:
•Degree or certificate in Environmental Science and/or Health and Safety
•5-10 years’ experience in the health and safety, environment field
•Extensive knowledge and understanding of:
Accident and loss prevention programs
Site hazards assessments
Site specific work procedures
Auditing and Inspections
Project Management
HSSE regulations, policies and practices
Technical knowledge and understanding of safety, occupational health and environmental management
Contractor Management
•Understanding of industrial environment
•Sound knowledge of Saskatchewan Workers Compensation, Environment and Occupational Health and Safety legislation
•Must be authorized to legally work in Canada.
•Successful candidates must be eligible to travel outside of Canada as travel may be required

Successful candidates may be entitled to relocation assistance.

Employment is subject to successfully completing KSPC’s pre-employment checks which may include criminal record check, education verification, functional fitness evaluation and drug & alcohol testing.

To ensure consideration for this role, please apply by October 5, 2018.


Amazing Opportunities at K+S Potash Canada while building your career.

Good People and Great Culture
Have the opportunity to be part of a team committed to building a new and diverse culture. At KSPC we are growing our operations, delivering exciting new opportunities, and investing heavily in the communities where we live and work.

Challenge and Growth
We support your growth potential (support of professional development) and recognition of performance.

Valuable Compensation
Our total target compensation is competitive and benchmarked to the market. We have a Pay for Performance philosophy that includes two components, fixed (base) pay and short term incentive (bonus) that rewards employees for their contributions towards corporate, team and individual successes.

Supporting Benefits
A comprehensive, employer paid, benefits program which includes Life, Disability, Health and Dental as well as competitive Retirement benefits PLUS great extras such as:
•Paid work time to help out in your Community (volunteer with a sports team or a charity of your choice) and company money to allocate to your favourite charity!
•A Health Spending Account for extras, like more expensive glasses, and the Wellness Account covers recreational items, like your park camping fees, hunting or fishing license, and can help pay for your gym membership.
•Employee and Family Assistance Program: supporting health at work, home and in life through counselling and various online services.

Work-Life Balance
We have a competitive time off program including:
•PLUS days – up to (40 hours) to use as needed (take care of the unexpected, enjoy a long weekend or have a “me” day.)
•16 additional hours at two years of service and an additional 24 hours at five years of service with our competitive vacation policy.

Ground-Breaking New Site
•Opportunity to work in a new facility with optimal use of technology

See yourself here, join the team!

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