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.

Health & Safety Specialist (Training Development))

Your Responsibilities

As the Health & Safety Specialist for the KSPC team, you will provide expertise and support to operations by facilitating the identification of health, safety and environmental risks and controls to eliminate or mitigate these risks. You will also perform the following tasks:

  • Act as a proactive change agent to create an ownership based HSSEQ culture

  • Provide subject matter expertise into the development, implementation, improvement and facilitation of health, safety, security, environmental and quality (HSSEQ) training programs and materials, including site orientation and related training. Will provide input into training content and support the development of computer based or e-learning HSSEQ training programs in coordination with the Training Department (50%)

  • Perform orientations on site (both in person and virtually), regularly update all orientation material  and participate in developing  and maintaining all  orientation related materials and delivery methods

  • Manage and maintain the incident management system, including tracking incidents, generating and distributing reports and assigning investigations.

  • Interface with operations, project, supervisory, corporate, contractor, consultants and visitors to ensure that HSSEQ standards are adhered to in the Bethune operation

  • Conducts HSSE audits and inspects the application and effectiveness of policies, standards, procedures and  training programs in the field and coordinates recommendations, and assists in the development of corrective action plans in area owners

  • Participate and review investigations of incidents, ensuring effective investigations are conducted and preventive and corrective actions are developed

  • Assist/coach Contract Owners with requirements for contractor mobilization and management, including pre-mobilization requirements and execution plan review

  • Partner, coach, mentor, train and monitor health, safety and environment related performance employees and contractors

  • Be a technical resource in the event of emergencies or equipment failures,

  • Maintain knowledge of current and leading practice workplace HSSEQ strategies, trends and technologies by developing industry working relationships, and participating in exchange groups, associations and committees to enable a culture of continual improvement

  • Participate in continuous educational and professional development, both internal and external as required by the position

  • Compile and maintain records associated with the responsibilities of the position.


Our company values and recognizes the diversity of the workforce and encourages individuals with the equivalent combination of education and work experience. The ideal candidate will have:

  • 5+ years of applied work experience focusing in HSSEQ training, preferably in a mining or industrial operations

  • Experience in project management including developing training programs

  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with all stakeholder groups

  • Understanding of the Mines regulations, Employment Act, OHS Regulations, environmental regulations and other applicable codes and standards

  • Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety or Construction Safety Officer or environmental related certificate or diploma is preferred

  • Must be authorized to legally work in Canada

  • Successful candidates must be eligible to travel outside of Canada as travel may be required

  • May be required to work staggered shifts, including weekend on-call

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 May 31, 2021.

We are committed to building an inclusive and representative workforce, including Indigenous people, visible minorities, women, and persons with disabilities.


By living our common K+S values across all our locations in the world: We are optimistic about our future, we are collaborative in building it and with our entrepreneurial spirit, we aim to dig deeper and reach higher. We remain agile in an ever-changing world. We are innovative, turning obstacles into opportunities – and we do it all in ways that are safe and sustainable, protecting future generations. You can look forward to:

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, Employee and Family Assistance Program 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.

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