Human Resources Coordinator

January 23 2022
Industries Bank, Insurance, Financial services
Categories HR, Training, Generalist, Recruitment, Staffing, Training - Development - Improvement, Compensation -Benefits, Payroll, Labor Relations - Legal, HRIS, ATS, HR support
Saskatoon, SK

As a property and casualty insurance specialist for more than 100 years, Saskatchewan Mutual Insurance Company (SMI) seeks opportunities to be the preferred insurance carrier. At SMI, we not only celebrate people, but we are driven by a relentless need to build personal connections resulting in exceptional customer experiences. Join a team that strives to become a beacon of hope in times where people need us the most.

SMI is looking for two full-time, permanent Human Resources Coordinators (HRC) to join our growing SMI family. Reporting to the Manager, Human Resources, the successful candidates will be responsible for facilitating all HR functions and programs and will play a vital support role in the lifecycle of an SMI employee.

As the Human Resources Coordinator YOU Will Be Responsible For:

  • Assisting with all internal and external HR related inquiries or requests.
  • Creating, updating and maintaining confidential employee records and other confidential HR related files (paper and digital).
  • Providing support with the recruitment process by posting vacancies, sourcing candidates, assisting with shortlisting, participating in the interview process, performing background checks, and issuing employment contracts.
  • Participating in and providing support with highly confidential labour relations matters including but not limited to employee investigations, discipline, terminations, grievances, disability leaves, etc.
  • Assisting the leadership team with performance management process.
  • Assisting with the development, updating and maintenance of job descriptions, HR processes, procedures, and policies.
  • Providing general administrative support with scheduling meetings, preparing information and agendas for HR related meetings and events.
  • Providing support in the research, design and implementation of HR tools, resources and initiatives to achieve higher levels of effectiveness and service delivery in the organization.
  • Providing support in relation to interpretation and administration of the collective bargaining agreement, HR policies and applicable legislation.
  • Assisting with payroll, benefits, and ad-hoc HR projects including audits of payroll, benefits and other HR programs and recommend corrective action.
  • Coordinating training sessions and seminars as well as assist with onboarding and off-boarding.
  • Producing and submitting reports on general HR activity.
  • Keeping up to date with the latest HR trends and best practices
  • Performing other duties as assigned.
  • Supporting other assigned functions.

What We Need From YOU:

  • A post secondary degree or diploma from a recognized business course with a concentration in human resources.
  • A minimum two (2) years human resources experience with at least one (1) year in a unionized workplace.
  • Knowledge of principals and concepts of human resource management.
  • Demonstrated experience working with systems, (i.e., Microsoft Office 365, MS Teams, SharePoint).  Strong understanding of HRIS and is motivated to drive new initiatives and support process efficiencies.
  • High ethical standards and ability to lead by example.
  • A passion to develop and maintain positive relationship with individuals at all position levels and to help foster a positive and inclusive corporate culture.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Strong interpersonal skill with and ability to positively influence individuals throughout the organization
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively and manage multiple tasks and deadlines despite interruption.
  • Ability to demonstrate high attention to detail. 


Come grow your career with a company committed to putting people first. When people join SMI, they are here to stay! At SMI, we take pride in caring for our employees as it is the collaborative efforts of our entire team which will allow us to continue to remain successful today and into the future.

This position offers a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, a diverse and inclusive work environment, professional development opportunities and the potential for further advancement within the company. 

This position is based at the SMI Head Office in Saskatoon.


SMI is doing amazing things and we want YOU to be part of our team and continued success!  If this sounds like the opportunity for YOU, we want to hear from YOU!

Please submit an electronic copy of your cover letter and resume with HR Coordinator in the subject line by January 23, 2022 to:

Human Resources

Saskatchewan Mutual Insurance Company

279 3rd Avenue North


Confidential Fax: (306) 653-3542

E-mail: *********@**********.***

SMI thanks all interested candidates; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

As a condition of employment, we require proof of COVID-19 vaccination or proof of a negative COVID-19 test result at a minimum every seven (7) days. The cost for obtaining and providing proof of all negative COVID-19 test results is the responsibility of the individual. The individual is responsible for having the COVID-19 test administered during non-working hours. Self-administered take-home rapid antigen tests are not accepted as valid proof of negative COVID-19 test results.

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