Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association / SUMA
SUMA employees at a past company annual convention  

Recognized as one of Saskatchewan's Top Employers (2022):

Here are some of the reasons why Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association / SUMA was selected as one of Saskatchewan's Top Employers (2022):

  • SUMA quickly moved employees to work-from-home arrangements and has introduced a modified work week that includes a work rotation schedule that offers three Fridays off each month with no reduction in pay
  • SUMA encourages ongoing employee development with academic tuition subsidies for courses related and not directly related to their current position
  • SUMA helps employees plan for the future with retirement planning assistance services, along with contributions to a defined benefit pension plan
SUMA employees  

Highlights

Industry Municipal association
Established in Canada 1906
Major Canadian hiring locations Regina SK
Full-time employees in Canada 19
Average age of employees in Canada 43 years
Longest serving employee 14 years
Long-term savings defined-benefit (DB) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Flexible work options flexible work hours, 35-hour work week (with full pay), telecommuting
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 in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities

COVID-19

Pandemic response ensured virtually all employees could work from home and let employees borrow needed furniture and computer equipment, implemented a modified work schedule that offers 3 4-day work weeks each month

The Career Directory

Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association / SUMA has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Municipal association
Full-time employees in Canada 1 to 50
Major Canadian hiring locations summer jobs
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, leadership training
Other info for new grads Experience in the municipal sector may be considered an asset.
Typical new grad positions Accountant, Administrative Assistant, Marketing Coordinator, Executive Assistant, Advocacy Advisor, Legal Advisor, Communication Advisor, Events Coordinator
Starting salary $50K to $60K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

Academic fields recruited


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