K+S Potash Canada is looking to hire

Mon Dec 09 13:11:00 CET 2013

Saskatoon – K+S Potash Canada is holding the K+S ‘We have jobs!’ Fair at Lawson Heights Mall in Saskatoon. A booth will be set-up this Wednesday, December 11 & Thursday, December 12 from 3:00 – 8:00 PM each day. K+S representatives will be at Lawson Heights Mall, accepting contact information, resumes, answering questions and sharing information about the mine.

“K+S Potash Canada is expecting to hire approximately 60+ positions in 2014 and another 180+ throughout 2015 and 2016, with the majority of the openings in the trades and operations side of the project,” says Sam Farris, Vice President and General Manager of Operations, K+S Potash Canada. “We are looking to hire skilled people who are interested in working for a company that values its people and want to be part of creating a truly great Legacy culture.”

K+S Potash Canada is currently building the Legacy Project, a solution potash mine near Bethune, Saskatchewan. With nearly 200 employees, K+S Potash Canada is known for its commitment to work-life balance and positive work environment. “K+S has provided me an excellent opportunity to stay in Saskatchewan and do what I love. Going forward there are endless opportunities for me to learn more and gain the skills that I need to develop my career,” says Curtis Markwart, Cavern Development Engineer, K+S Potash Canada.

“We hope to meet a lot of people at the fair this week. It will be a great opportunity to connect with those interested in a job at K+S and wanting to work in the mining sector,” says Maryann Deutscher, Manager, Employee Services, K+S Potash Canada. “Even if they aren’t looking for a job, we hope people (including friends and family of those interested) will stop by to say “hello”, learn more about K+S and enter a draw to win a prize.” If job seekers are unable to attend the job fair, they can still apply online for an open position or submit an “expression of interest” for a future opportunity, at www.ks-potashcanada.com/careers/opportunities/. For questions or job inquiries send an e-mail to HR.Canada@ks-potashcanada.com.

About the K+S Group

K+S Potash Canada GP is part of the K+S Group, one of the world's leading suppliers of standard and specialty fertilizers. In the salt business, K+S is the world’s leading producer with sites in Europe as well as North and South America. K+S offers a comprehensive range of goods and services for agriculture, industry, and private consumers, which provides growth opportunities in virtually every sphere of daily life. The K+S Group employs more than 14,000 people. The K+S share – the commodities stock on the German DAX index – is listed on all German stock exchanges (ISIN: DE000KSAG888, symbol: SDF). More information about K+S at www.k-plus-s.com.

About the Legacy Project

K+S is putting its more than one hundred years of mining experience and world-class expertise to work on the Legacy Project, a potash mine and production facility being built near Moose Jaw. It will be the first new greenfield potash mine built in Saskatchewan in nearly forty years. Production is targeted for 2016. The Legacy Project will mean new job opportunities for Saskatchewan workers, and new business opportunities for Saskatchewan companies supplying goods and services to this major economic development. K+S is growing Saskatchewan, while providing the potash that is needed to help feed a growing world population. More information at www.ks-potashcanada.com.

Your contact person:

Maeghan Dubois
Communications Specialist
K+S Potash Canada
Phone: (306) 371-0122
Email: maeghan.dubois@ks-potashcanada.com