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Date: May 12, 2022

Location: Superior, Wisconsin, United States

Company: Husky Energy

On January 1, 2021, Husky and Cenovus combined to form a resilient integrated energy leader. Husky is now part of the Cenovus group of companies.


We’re a Canadian-based integrated energy company headquartered in Calgary. We’re committed to maximizing value by sustainably developing our assets in a safe, innovative and cost-efficient manner, integrating environmental, social and governance considerations into our business plans.

We operate in Canada, the United States and the Asia Pacific region. Our operations include oil sands projects in northern Alberta, thermal and conventional crude oil and natural gas projects across Western Canada, crude oil production offshore Newfoundland and Labrador and natural gas and liquids production offshore China and Indonesia. Cenovus’s downstream operations include upgrading, refining and marketing operations in Canada and the United States.


Our Superior Refrinery is currently looking for an Administrative Assistant located in Superior, WI. This position will provide high-level administrative support to the Operations Senior Manager and assist with a variety of duties related to planning, developing, marketing, and coordinating activities within the department as well as special projects outside the department.


Core Responsibilities

  • Liaising with all levels of management to proactively deal with changing priorities and inquiries
  • Developing graphs, spreadsheets or presentation materials to assist in effective reporting within the department
  • Performing specific business/marketing research and analysis, along with preparing correspondence and reports to assist with department objectives
  • Coordinating new hires, employee changes, office moves, etc. through iManager and iRequest
  • Liaising with departmental staff to request, gather and summarize information
  • Support Senior Manager with managing calendar and correspondence
  • Provide training opportunities as needed to empower support and ensure aptitude with new technology; and customer relations.
  • Proactively seek out and undertake training opportunities related to corporate initiatives and new technology or processes, and passing that knowledge onto other staff as needed.
  • Provide assistance to the communication department when planning and hosting special events.


  • Minimum of 5 years progressive administrative/secretarial experience, preferably in the petroleum industry
  • Strong organization skills, with the ability to set priorities, follow-up and meet deadlines
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of the company and external contacts
  • Excellent proof reading and business writing skills
  • Displaying tact and good judgment in resolving problems and answering inquiries
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced, varied and diverse environment with changing priorities
  • A high degree of initiative and self-motivation
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and SAP (including Manager's Desktop)

Education & Professional Designations

  • HS diploma or equivalent required
  • Associate Degree in Office Administration, Business Administration or similar field;or equivalent experience in lieu of degree is a desired

Safety Sensitive

  • Safety Sensitive: No


Our shares trade under the symbol CVE, and are listed on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges.


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Why we work at Cenovus:

  • Safety as a core value
  • Competitive compensation
  • Flex time
  • Employer paid benefits: health, dental, vision & more
  • Volunteering opportunities
  • Community Investment activities
  • Inclusive work environment
  • Career progression/internal mobility opportunities
  • Company/team building events

Please note that pre-employment background checks are pre-conditions to Cenovus employment offers and must be completed successfully before you are confirmed to start with Cenovus.