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Benefits Administrator

Posting ID:     18661
Position Type:    Regular/Full-Time 
City:   Prince George, BC, Canada 
Location:   CAC - Canfor (BC14) 


Who We Are:


At Canfor, we know wood-based products can build a better world, whether it’s a component in your smartphone or skyscrapers built from wood. We founded our entire company on that idea. Because, we know that wood-based products are sustainable and the opportunities to innovative have only just begun.


We know when managed responsibly, the forest is everlasting and Canfor is committed to using virtually 100% of every tree for lumber, pulp, paper, and renewable energy—so nothing goes to waste.


You can find Canfor products in every corner of the globe. We’re especially excited by the innovative ways some of our customers are using our products. We know that the work we all do at Canfor today will shape what the world looks like tomorrow. Whether that means building a house or a skyscraper, using paper instead of plastic or learning something new from a colleague down the hall or around the globe. We know not everyone thinks about their impact on the world but at Canfor, we do.


The Opportunity

Canfor is currently seeking a Benefits & Pension Administrator within our corporate Total Rewards department. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting with the administration and coordination of the company’s Canadian benefits and pension programs.


Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate various salaried employee and retiree benefit programs between the employee, insurer, manager, human resources representatives and any other relevant parties.
  • Administer salaried retiree and temporary employee benefit plans.
  • Work with insurers to resolve benefit claim issues.
  • Assist human resources representatives or beneficiaries with life and accident insurance claims.
  • Assist with employee vacation administration.
  • Distribute benefit renewal rates and update rate tables in system for hourly and retiree groups.
  • Coordinate corporate recognition programs.
  • Maintain databases, create charts and tables and update presentations or reports
  • Answer general questions regarding the various policies, programs, processes and procedures.
  • Coordinate periodic mass mail outs such as pension governance updates.


The Candidate Profile

As a successful candidate, you…

  • Are known for interacting with people using tact and diplomacy;
  • Can clearly explain facts, procedures, programs or policies verbally or in writing;
  • Are well versed in using Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook):
  • In Word, you are familiar with creating templates and mail merges, inserting graphic elements and adding hyperlinks to documents;
  • In Excel, you are familiar with mathematical functions, can work in multiple spreadsheets and can navigate in databases, as well as easily create charts and tables to report on data;
  • Are recognized for your ability to balance multiple priorities and adapt quickly to situations and people;
  • Place a high premium on the accuracy and rigor of the work you complete;
  • Have a proven record of handling confidential and sensitive information;
  • Believe in the importance of teamwork, collaboration and meeting your commitments;
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment;
  • Strive for opportunities to learn and develop professionally.


Education and Experience

  • College diploma in business administration or human resources preferred;
  • Have practical knowledge of human resources, benefits or pension program administration.

Hiring for this position is ongoing and will be filled as required. To be considered for this position, please apply today.

In order to be eligible for this position, you must be legally entitled to work in Canada for our Company.

There has never been a better time to join the Canfor team and become part of the modern forest industry. We have a wide range of rewarding careers in some of the best communities in North America, with plenty of room for advancement. Our mills are modern, high-tech and safe; and our marketing and sales activities are world-class. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, and are committed to the professional development of our employees.

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Prince George, BC

Known as BC’s Northern Capital, Prince George is city that offers big city comfort and convenience, but small town serenity and sensibilities. As the largest city in northern BC, Prince George is a hub of industry, offering numerous employment opportunities and is home to the University of Northern British Columbia. This region’s temperate climate creates a lush environment of emerald-green forests and ample opportunities for outdoor activity. For more information, visit

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