OverviewParkland Fuel Corporation Supply Summer Student Contract in Calgary, AB
Parkland Fuel Corporation
Branch Calgary AB CA
Supply Summer Student
There are a variety of opportunities throughout Parkland offices where qualified students will be able to gain valuable work experience and the opportunity to…
Parkland is Canada’s largest independent marketer and distributor of fuels, managing a nationwide network of sales channels for retail, commercial, wholesale, and home heat. Through our operations we deliver competitive fuel products and serve communities through local operators who care. We are publicly-traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol “PKI” and have revenues exceeding $10 billion. Our family of brands includes: Bluewave Energy, Columbia Fuels, Elbow River Marketing, Fas Gas Plus, Island Petroleum, Race Trac, and Sparling’s Propane.
As the summer season approaches, we are once again delighted to announce our Summer Student Employment Program for Parkland Associates. There are a variety of opportunities throughout Parkland offices where qualified students will be able to gain valuable work experience and the opportunity to earn additional funds prior to returning to their fall studies. The summer term generally commences May 4 th through August 29 th .
Working within our Supply group, the successful candidate will assist with the daily, weekly, monthly update models and dashboard reports. The successful candidate will contribute to the preparation of monthly presentations for Senior Leadership. Ad hoc analysis will also be required. Preference will be given to those enrolled in Bachelor of Commerce or Engineering Program. Preference will be given to those with advanced Excel, MS Access, and SQL skills, ability to work in a fast paced environment and one capable of working on several high profile assignments concurrently.
Assist with the daily, weekly and monthly update models and dashboard reports
Provide summer relief for team members and assist with daily work particularly in MS Access
Assist on SIP as required, including validation and testing
Other duties, as assigned.
Qualifications & Skills :
Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite of Products. Particularly Excel (VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP, Pivot Tables, sophisticated IF statements, and macros an asset) and PowerPoint;
Post-Secondary education in a Commerce or Engineering program is considered an asset;
Ability to work well under pressure;
Ability to adapt to changing demands and work well in a fast-paced environment;
Superior communication and organizational abilities;
Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy is required;
Computer software aptitude
Candidate must be a son, daughter or grandchild of a Parkland Associate;
Candidates must be enrolled in and/or returning to post-secondary education in a program that supports the business’ needs;
If qualified candidates under the first point (son, daughter or grandchild of a Parkland Associate) are not available for all positions, then external candidates meeting the education and skills requirements will be considered.
This is a tremendous opportunity for an ambitious and enthusiastic individual looking for a career with a vibrant and growth oriented company. If you are up to the challenge we want to hear from you!
Our preferred method of application is online at www.parkland.ca . We ask that all candidates choose “employee referral” as the choice for “where did you hear about us” questions and also include the name of their parent/grandparent to validate they are, in fact, the son/daughter/grandchild of a current Parkland team member.
We would like to thank all candidates in advance for their interest in these positions; however only those being considered will be contacted.
Please note that all internal applicants will be given the opportunity to go through the formal interview process, however, the opportunities will be awarded to the candidates that best meet the criteria of the role.
Parkland Industries Limited is committed to the principles of Employment Equity.
Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Calgary, AB, CA
Posted on: 2015-03-24