Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc.
PotashCorp employees working onsite at the company's mine in Allan, Saskatchewan

Recognized as one of Saskatchewan's Top Employers (2016)

Here are some of the reasons why Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. was selected as one of Saskatchewan's Top Employers (2016):

  • Employees working at PotashCorp's Saskatoon office can stay in shape by taking advantage of free access to an onsite fitness facility, with instructor-led classes such as yoga and pilates offered as part of the company's wellness initiative
  • PotashCorp created an Aboriginal Hiring Initiative to provide internships to Aboriginal students and graduates -- internships range between 4 to 8 months and include positions at the company's mine sites and corporate office
  • PotashCorp supports employees who are new mothers with maternity leave top-up payments of up to 100% of salary for up to 6 weeks
PotashCorp employee working at the mine in Lanigan, Saskatchewan

Highlights

Industry Fertilizer Manufacturing
Established in Canada 1989
Publicly traded yes
Major Canadian hiring locations Saskatoon SK, Allan SK, Rocanville SK, Lanigan SK, Sussex NB
Full-time employees in Canada 2,788
Part-time employees in Canada 1
Average age of employees in Canada 42
Longest serving employee 50 years
Long-term savings defined-contribution (DC) pension, non-matching RSP
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Alternative work options flexible work hours
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 24 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 12 months
In-house training initiatives apprenticeship/skilled trades programs, in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring, paid internships
Scope of charitable involvement local, national, international
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer

Recognized as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2016)

Here are some of the reasons why Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. was selected as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2016):

  • PotashCorp created 2-year Engineer- and Geologist-in-Training programs which feature 6- to 12-month rotations at the company's corporate office and various divisions, with participants placed into permanent roles at the end of the program
  • PotashCorp is currently piloting a rotational position for an accounting graduate -- the role includes placements over the course of 2 to 3 years in treasury, corporate reporting and internal audit to help the candidate gain the necessary qualifying experience for the new Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation
  • PotashCorp sponsors the University of Saskatchewan's Edwards School of Business Mentorship Program, which pairs business professionals with third or fourth year commerce students -- as part of the company's participation in the program, employees provide mentoring to students
PotashCorp employee working at the mine in Lanigan, Saskatchewan

Highlights

Industry Fertilizer Manufacturing
Major Canadian hiring locations Saskatoon SK, Allan SK, Rocanville SK, Lanigan SK, Sussex NB
Full-time employees in Canada 2,788
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Career development in-house training, online training, in-house career planning services, mentoring, leadership training, apprenticeship/skilled trades programs
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Unique initiatives tuition incentive program for positions that are difficult, scholarships and bursaries for students

The Career Directory

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Highlights for New Grads

Industry Fertilizer Manufacturing
Major Canadian hiring locations Saskatoon SK, Allan SK, Rocanville SK, Lanigan SK, Sussex NB
Full-time employees in Canada 2,788
Part-time employees in Canada 1
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Starting salary $75K to $80K
Work perks health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

Academic fields recruited


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