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Career opportunity

Pension Benefits Specialist (Part-time/.6 FTE)

Company Description

The CSS Pension Plan, located in Saskatoon, provides competitive, value-added retirement products and services exclusively to co-operative and credit union employees.

Pioneered in Saskatchewan in 1939, we are one of the oldest and largest defined contribution (DC) pension plans in Canada with over $4B in assets. Today we've grown to serve over 350 employers and 46,000 current and past co-operative and credit union employees across eight provinces and territories.

We are a growing organization building for the future and we require the skills and talents of people that want to be part of a group committed to excellence in pension administration and member service.


The CSS Pension Plan is seeking a highly motivated, conscientious individual to play a key role on its administration team. Your primary responsibilities will be serving pensioners, Plan members and beneficiaries, employers, and other CSS team members in administration of retirement benefits. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensuring accurate and timely processing of all member transactions including retirement, termination, death, and adjustments
  • Processing and peer reviewing benefit payments and other transactions
  • Providing excellent member service by communicating with pensioners, Plan members and beneficiaries about their pension entitlements and responding to their questions and service requests.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Relevant education or Equivalent Pension Administration experience would be an asset
  • A Pension Plan Administration Certificate (PPAC) or Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS) designation or equivalent would be an asset
  • Exceptional member service. Demonstrated interest in working directly with Plan members in a professional and highly regulated industry
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written)
  • Self-motivated with strong organizational and time management skills, attention to detail, and the ability to prioritize
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively in a team environment with minimal supervision
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications as well as the adaptability to learn in-house systems
  • Ability to identify inefficiencies with processes and recommend improvements

This position offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits. The position reports to the Plan's Administration Manager. 

Application information

Please forward your application and a cover letter, including salary expectations, to:

CSS Pension Plan,
Attn: Administration Manager

We thank all applicants for their interest.  Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  Competition closes June 20, 2019 however, the position may be filled sooner.