Competencies are a set of characteristics and behaviours that enable performance and success within a job. They’re distinct from a job description, which summarizes skill and knowledge requirements.
These are the 4 core competencies across all job families in SaskPower:
Demonstrates a positive attitude, resilience and openness to changes. Adapts one’s approach as the requirements of a situation change, is comfortable in ambiguous situations and works effectively within a variety of situations and with various individuals or groups of diverse backgrounds and experiences.
Looks for, identifies, and implements ways to improve everyday work. Questions the status quo and is open to new ideas and solutions; takes initiative to gather information, seek feedback, and follow through on actions to continually simplify work and improve quality and service to customers.
Understands the importance of providing quality service and focuses efforts on anticipating, discovering, and responding to customers’ and co-workers’ needs. Customer is broadly defined to include SaskPower’s external customers, stakeholders, internal customers or partners, and co-workers.
Works confidently, co-operatively and collaboratively with others toward shared goals; participates actively, shares responsibility and rewards, and contributes to the capability of the team; works together across boundaries; believes and fosters the active participation and collaboration of everyone involved so the team can tap into its collective strengths to achieve better results.