Build your career at Farm Mutual Re

Farm Mutual Re is a great place to work and grow professionally. Our outstanding corporate culture is focused on people and the development of long-term relationships. As a company, we value honesty, integrity and accountability. We’re also committed to accessibility and equal opportunity hiring practices.

Careers

If you have any questions, please email us at recruitment@farmmutualre.com

Current Employment Opportunities

Communications Coordinator

Join our Canadian reinsurance company and experience the passion it takes to empower and advance our mutual insurance community!

Do you have an intrinsic ability to link strategic vision to communication?  Are you passionate about developing a brand and putting core values into the heart of your work?  Do you love creating and implementing communications that seamlessly intertwine with organizational strategy? Are you able to turn complex information into simple, clear and brief messages? We currently have an amazing opportunity for a Communications Coordinator in our Corporate Communications team. Within this exciting position, you will have the opportunity to join a culture that prides itself on being honest, transparent, believes in delivering on their promises and is committed to doing what is right.

The Role:

Reporting to the Corporate Communications Supervisor, the Communications Coordinator is responsible for the creation of corporate communications for internal and external audiences ensuring adherence to Farm Mutual Re’s brand standards. This includes developing communication strategies and content for tactical and operational initiatives. This role is responsible for collaborating with departmental subject matter experts to write, edit and update corporate communications, including high-quality digital media content. This role follows agency mindset of collaboration with peer reviews to ensure quality control.

As the successful candidate, you will:

  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to create and edit content for various communications (i.e. presentations, reports, resource documents, website content, promotional materials).
  • Proofread and edit content for simplicity, clarity, spelling and grammar.
  • Enhance brand presence, strategic messages, and value proposition of various initiatives.
  • Ensure messaging is on point for internal and external audiences.
  • Identify cross-placement opportunities to increase consistency and emphasis of strategic and change messages.
  • Develop and enhance templates for ease and efficient use.
  • Create and distribute corporate announcements and surveys.
  • Provide graphic design expertise on corporate communications content including logos, banners, signs, posters, infographics, animated presentations, documents and reports in accordance with Farm Mutual Re’s communication and brand standards.
  • Contribute to the design and development of Farm Mutual Re’s websites and other online communication vehicles.
  • Coordinate with departmental subject matter experts to create, update and improve web content so it adheres to brand standards and is accurate and relevant to audiences.
  • Create content for other digital platforms.
  • Monitor new and emerging web communications technologies and trends.

Your Skills and Qualifications:

  • 1 to 4 years of experience in a communications-related role.
  • A university degree or college diploma/degree in Communications, Marketing or related field.
  • Demonstrated writing and editing skills for business communications.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and verbal skills.
  • Superior attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Skilled at developing comprehensive communication strategies aligned to stakeholder needs.
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere), Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Power BI), Google Analytics, marketing campaign software (e.g., Mailchimp, Active Campaign). Some experience with web content management tools and online analytics.
  • Some experience with social media (LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter).
  • Strong project management and organizational skills.
  • Experience with interactive media (e.g. video production) an asset.

Join Our Team!

Operating since 1959, Farm Mutual Re is a general reinsurer, sharing in the property, automobile, liability and other risks originally accepted by insurance companies operating principally in Canada and the United States

But…we are more than a reinsurer! We build deep-rooted relationships that drive trust and success. Our relationships are the foundation that help us empower and advance the mutual insurance community. We take pride in giving back to our community and the environment. We hold ourselves accountable for the promises we make to our members, employees and business partners.

At Farm Mutual Re, not only are we invested in the success of our mutual community, but we believe that our employees are our greatest asset. Our office is in Cambridge, Ontario off the 401 in a state-of-the-art, environmentally-friendly building. Our employees enjoy perks that include complimentary access to an on-site gym, yoga classes, wellness coaching, ping-pong table and mini-massages. Our culture is supportive of achieving a balanced, healthy and family-oriented lifestyle. In addition to a great working environment, we invest in our employees continued professional development, offer a competitive salary, employer-paid benefits, pension plan and more.

How to Apply:

Don’t miss this opportunity to join our team. Visit our website and complete our Employment Application.

Farm Mutual Re is committed to providing accommodations and to achieving a barrier-free workplace for individuals with disabilities. Should you require an accommodation to participate in our recruitment process, we will support you by considering your individual accessibility needs.

AVP, Loss Control Services

Join our Canadian reinsurance company and experience the passion it takes to empower and advance our mutual insurance community!

We currently have an amazing opportunity to join one of Kitchener/Waterloo’s top employers as an AVP Loss Control Services, leading our Loss Control Services team.  Within this exciting position, you will have the opportunity to join a culture that prides itself on being honest, transparent, believes in delivering on their promises and is committed to doing what is right.

The Role:

The AVP, Loss Control Services acts as the liaison between Farm Mutual Re and our member and non-member companies, reinsurance partners and mutual associations.  The AVP Loss Control Services is responsible for creating, implementing, maintaining, and monitoring efficient and effective management framework in alignment with the core values and vision of the Company and in so doing, help the Company protect its reinsurance capacity.

As the successful candidate, you will:

  • Create, implement, maintain, and monitor efficient and effective policies, standards, guidelines, processes, and procedures to achieve Loss Control Services goals and objectives
  • Work with other members of the management team to create strategic goals and tactical objectives by monitoring trends, identifying changes in the environment, and balancing department requirements related to the delivery and execution of risk assessments
  • Monitor the thermal imaging program and the operation of infra-red cameras by risk assessment staff
  • Research emerging trends in agribusiness and risk management initiatives and recommend changes to member companies’ loss prevention, underwriting and risk practices
  • Complete risk assessments for unique, large or unusual risks as required. This includes thermal imaging, site plan drawing, and report preparation
  • Compile and prepare loss prevention and risk management reports, summaries and studies as required. Analyze and verify reports and other information compiled by the Loss Control Services field staff
  • Support ongoing growth and development of the Loss Control Services team members
  • Ensure member company service and satisfaction

Your Skills and Qualifications:

  • 10 years of experience in a loss control role with at least 5 years of leadership/management experience
  • Post secondary education in a related field
  • A CIP/FCIP designation is preferred
  • Solid leadership, mentorship and development skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, strategic planning and analytical abilities, superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Thorough knowledge of agribusiness, farming and commercial operations and their related issues
  • Must have knowledge of the National Building Code, the Ontario Electrical Code, and the Ontario Fire Code
  • Progressive experience performing Risk Assessments or Loss Control Assessments of both farm and commercial properties
  • Ability to develop, implement and monitor loss control procedures, practices, standards and controls to drive results for operational excellence, financial performance, customer service, and legislative compliance
  • The ability to effectively and quickly build trust-based relationships with multiple stakeholders
  • The courage to make tough decisions and deliver difficult messages with professionalism and poise
  • The ability to exercise good judgment, tact and sensitivity in dealing with internal and external contacts
  • Flexible, results oriented and the ability to deliver on timelines and budgets
  • And most importantly, the ability to participate in company decision-making as a member of the Farm Mutual Re Leadership team

Join Our Team!

Recognized as a Top 20 Employer for the Kitchener/Waterloo region and as one of Canada’s Greenest Employers by the Canada’s Top 100 Employers competition, Farm Mutual Re has been operating since 1959.  Farm Mutual Re is a general reinsurer, sharing in the property, automobile, liability and other risks originally accepted by insurance companies operating principally in Canada and the United States.

But…we are more than a reinsurer! We build deep-rooted relationships that drive trust and success. Our relationships are the foundation that helps us empower and advance the mutual insurance community. We take pride in giving back to our community and the environment. We hold ourselves accountable for the promises we make to our members, employees and business partners.

At Farm Mutual Re, not only are we invested in the success of our mutual community, but we believe that our employees are our greatest asset. Our office is in Cambridge, Ontario off the 401 in a state-of-the-art, environmentally friendly building. Our employees enjoy perks that include complimentary access to an on-site gym, yoga classes, ping-pong table and mini-massages. Our culture is supportive of achieving a balanced, healthy and family-oriented lifestyle. In addition to a great working environment, we invest in our employees continued professional development, offer a competitive salary, employer-paid benefits, pension plan and more.

How to Apply:

Don’t miss this opportunity to join our team. Visit our website and complete our Employment Application.

Farm Mutual Re is committed to providing accommodations and to achieving a barrier-free workplace for individuals with disabilities. Should you require an accommodation to participate in our recruitment process, we will support you by considering your individual accessibility needs.

Risk Assessor - Thermographer

Join our Canadian reinsurance company and experience the passion it takes to empower and advance our mutual insurance community!

We currently have an amazing opportunity to join one of Kitchener/Waterloo’s top employers as a Risk Assessor within our Loss Control Services Department.  Within this exciting position, you will have the opportunity to join a culture that prides itself on being honest, transparent, delivers on their promises and is committed to doing what is right.

The Role:

Your role will involve working as a risk assessor as part of a two-person risk assessment team to complete loss control risk assessments of large and complex policyholder properties.

As the successful candidate, you will:

  • Perform detailed risk assessments of policyholder properties, considering the fire code, building code, electrical code or any other codes or standards that may apply
  • Use thermal imaging technology to assess the condition of the electrical and mechanical systems
  • Review the site for potential environmental concerns
  • Assist in responding to risk management or loss control questions from Farm Mutual managers, underwriters, loss prevention personnel, policyholders or brokers and agents
  • Prepare and deliver risk management training to Member Company employees or the public
  • Continually keep current of new standards and codes, or new construction methods for farm buildings, commercial and residential properties

Your Skills and Qualifications:

  • Progressive experience performing Risk Assessments or Loss Control Assessments of both farm and commercial properties
  • Post-secondary education in a related field
  • Possess or working towards related designations, i.e. CET, Licensed Technologist OAA
  • Thorough knowledge of agribusiness, farming and commercial operations and their related issues
  • Thorough knowledge of farm and commercial construction practices
  • Must have a working knowledge of the National Building Code, the Ontario Electrical Code, and the Ontario Fire Code
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office and excellent computer skills are mandatory
  • Proven ability to work independently and to organize workload and schedule
  • Excellent interpersonal, problem solving, report writing, and analytical skills are mandatory
  • Knowledge of thermal imaging cameras would be beneficial
  • The ability to travel extensively within a predetermined area with overnight trips – 80% travel within the province of Ontario, with occasional out of province travel
  • A valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle are mandatory

Additional Skills and Qualifications:

  • Electrical engineering or technology education would be an asset

Join Our Team!

Recognized as a Top 20 Employer for the Kitchener/Waterloo region and as one of Canada’s Greenest Employers by the Canada’s Top 100 Employers competition, Farm Mutual Re has been operating since 1959.  Farm Mutual Re is a general reinsurer, sharing in the property, automobile, liability and other risks originally accepted by insurance companies operating principally in Canada and the United States.

But…we are more than a reinsurer! We build deep-rooted relationships that drive trust and success. Our relationships are the foundation that helps us empower and advance the mutual insurance community. We take pride in giving back to our community and the environment. We hold ourselves accountable for the promises we make to our members, employees and business partners.

At Farm Mutual Re, not only are we invested in the success of our mutual community, but we believe that our employees are our greatest asset. Our office is in Cambridge, Ontario off the 401 in a state-of-the-art, environmentally friendly building. Our employees enjoy perks that include complimentary access to an on-site gym, yoga classes, ping-pong table and mini-massages. Our culture is supportive of achieving a balanced, healthy and family-oriented lifestyle. In addition to a great working environment, we invest in our employees continued professional development, offer a competitive salary, employer-paid benefits, pension plan and more.

How to Apply:

Don’t miss this opportunity to join our team. Visit our website and complete our Employment Application.

Farm Mutual Re is committed to providing accommodations and to achieving a barrier-free workplace for individuals with disabilities. Should you require an accommodation to participate in our recruitment process, we will support you by considering your individual accessibility needs.

Risk Assessor - Electrician

Join our Canadian reinsurance company and experience the passion it takes to empower and advance our mutual insurance community!

We currently have two amazing opportunities to join one of Kitchener/Waterloo’s top employers as a Risk Assessor within our Loss Control Department.  Within this exciting position, you will have the opportunity to join a culture that prides itself on being honest, transparent, delivering on their promises and is committed to doing what is right.

The Role:

Your role will involve working as an electrician as part of a two-person risk assessment team to complete loss control risk assessments of large and complex policyholder properties.  The role requires the individual to be a licensed electrician.

As the successful candidate, you will:

  • Perform detailed risk assessments of policyholder properties, considering the fire code, building code, electrical code or any other codes or standards that may apply
  • Use thermal imaging technology to assess the condition of the electrical and mechanical systems
  • Review the site for potential environmental concerns
  • Assist in responding to risk management or loss control questions from Farm Mutual managers, underwriters, loss prevention personnel, policyholders or brokers and agents
  • Prepare and deliver risk management training to Member Company employees or the public
  • Continually keep current of new standards and codes, or new construction methods for farm buildings, commercial buildings, and residential properties

Your Skills and Qualifications:

  • Must be a licensed electrician
  • Progressive experience performing Risk Management Assessments or Loss Control Assessments of both farm and commercial properties
  • Thorough knowledge of agribusiness, farming and commercial operations and their related environmental issues
  • Thorough knowledge of farm and commercial construction practices
  • Must have a working knowledge of the National Building Code, the Ontario Electrical Code, and the Ontario Fire Code
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office and excellent computer skills are mandatory
  • Proven ability to work independently and to organize workload and schedule
  • Excellent interpersonal, problem solving, report writing, and analytical skills are mandatory
  • Knowledge of thermal imaging cameras would be beneficial
  • The ability to travel extensively within a predetermined area with overnight trips – 80% travel within the province of Ontario, with occasional out of province travel
  • A valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle are mandatory

Join Our Team!

Recognized as a Top 20 Employer for the Kitchener/Waterloo region and as one of Canada’s Greenest Employers by the Canada’s Top 100 Employers competition, Farm Mutual Re has been operating since 1959.  Farm Mutual Re is a general reinsurer, sharing in the property, automobile, liability and other risks originally accepted by insurance companies operating principally in Canada and the United States.

But…we are more than a reinsurer! We build deep-rooted relationships that drive trust and success. Our relationships are the foundation that helps us empower and advance the mutual insurance community. We take pride in giving back to our community and the environment. We hold ourselves accountable for the promises we make to our members, employees and business partners.

At Farm Mutual Re, not only are we invested in the success of our mutual community, but we believe that our employees are our greatest asset. Our office is in Cambridge, Ontario off the 401 in a state-of-the-art, environmentally friendly building. Our employees enjoy perks that include complimentary access to an on-site gym, yoga classes, ping-pong table and mini-massages. Our culture is supportive of achieving a balanced, healthy and family-oriented lifestyle. In addition to a great working environment, we invest in our employees continued professional development, offer a competitive salary, employer-paid benefits, pension plan and more.

How to Apply:

Don’t miss this opportunity to join our team. Visit our website and complete our Employment Application.

Farm Mutual Re is committed to providing accommodations and to achieving a barrier-free workplace for individuals with disabilities. Should you require an accommodation to participate in our recruitment process, we will support you by considering your individual accessibility needs.

Your Application

If you are interested in joining our team, please complete our employment application.

If you can’t find an opportunity at Farm Mutual Re that fits your skills and experience, please consider pursuing a career at Ontario Mutuals.

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