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.

Administrative Assistant (Health, Safety, Security, Environment, Facilities and Quality)

Your Responsibilities

This position is responsible for the general administration, organization of workflow and department activities to support the Health, Safety, Security, Environment, Facilities and Quality department.

The successful candidate will:

  • Provide diverse administrative support to the HSSEQ department across two locations, including document management, coordinating department travel, ordering supplies, preparing meetings and meeting minutes, managing calendars, preparing expense claims, preparing and formatting of documents, assists with budgeting, memos, presentations, surveys, etc.
  • Provide support for the Saskatoon based facilities function including building(s) contractor management and maintenance, rental properties and fleet vehicle management.
  • Support corporate-wide HSSEQ program development and maintenance including continual improvement of the organization’s health and safety, emergency response, crisis management and corporate security activities. This includes corporate HSSEQ procedural development, training, new employee orientation, emergency response, contractor pre-qualifications and other related duties.
  • Provide research and support for programs and plans within HSSEQ departments.
  • Supports the management and tracking of consultants and third party service providers.
  • Assist in tracking, monitoring and reporting of incidents, training, security access control, CCTV monitoring and emergency on-call.


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 office experience.
  • Office administration certificate or equivalent.
  • Experience working in an industrial setting with knowledge of one or all of the above Health, Safety,  security, environment, facilities and quality areas is considered an asset.
  • Advanced computer skills, particularly in the ability to work with Microsoft Office products with specific emphasis on Microsoft Excel. (SAP experience an asset)
  • Excellent communication, planning and organization skills and an advanced ability to independently manage time and prioritize tasks.
  • Strong organizational skills with an attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Must be authorized to legally work in Canada.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work with confidential information
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Occasional travel to Bethune site (1-2 times per month) will 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 24, 2021.


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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