Curling Rink Ice Technician

Job description


General Overview:

The premier Springbank Park for All Seasons Curling Rink & twin indoor, one outdoor covered arena / multi sports facility, has a fall opening for 1 Full Time or Part Time Curling Rink – Ice Technician. Typically working 8 hr. shifts weekdays including some evenings and weekend shifts, with some flexibility to adjust schedule to fit. The Park offers an excellent benefits plan for Full Time staff, and a quality work culture / environment. There is a possibility we may consider interested Part Time employment applicants as well.

The position reports to and works closely with the Operations Manager or designate, & is responsible primarily for helping provide the public & members with a high-quality run curling rink, 3 arenas and a multitude of outdoor sports venues that are kept safe, clean, and always in good well maintained operating condition. This position requires good well mannered communication skills to work in and around our curling club members, directly with other staff members and the general public. The Curling Rink Ice Technician must understand the importance of safe work practices, & have solid experience building & maintaining Curling rink Ice / & hockey Ice is also beneficial. Curling Rink Ice care experience is the key requirement, but driving a Zamboni ice resurfacer experience would also be considered beneficial.

Main Duties:
To maintain the Curling Rinks Ice Surfaces in a detailed quality and safe manner using an Ice Scraper, and carrying out all aspects of curling rink ice install and maintenance duties. Driving a Zamboni ice resurfacer in our arenas, when needed (to assist with our other rinks care), etc., can also be beneficial, but is not primary function of the position
To follow the directions given by the Operations Manager
To follow the daily check sheets to maintain the level of cleanliness in the facilities that is required for this position (as well as Custodial duties which comprise of a percentage of the job).
To monitor the refrigeration plant and accurately document readings in the log book provided (and understand how the refrigeration plant works).
To report any problems with the refrigeration plant to your direct supervisor
To follow all MSDS requirements of all the chemicals that are used in the facility
To have initiative to undertake items that may not be on a list, but is noticed and these items need attention
To identify maintenance deficiencies, report those deficiencies to your supervisors and start repairs to the best of your ability
To comply with all safe work practices of the facility
To receive training and implement the new training practices into daily duties
To work closely with other staff to ensure that facility set-up and cleaning activities are coordinated around scheduled user groups and other facility bookings
To work with contractors and other external parties while operating facilities, if needed.
To attend staff meetings as required.

Attributes and Qualifications:

– Level 2 (Curling Alberta) – Curling Ice Technician, & Arena Operating and Ice
Care experience – preferable including experience and skills for driving a
Zamboni of Olympia Ice Resurfacing machine, but this last one is not a position
specific requirement.

– AARFP Arena Operator Level 1 or 2 (is beneficial as well)
– Very good communication skills
– Possesses initiative and is self-motivated
– Basic computer skills
– Time management skills
– Accurate documentation skills
– Mechanical ability to use motorized equipment and various electrical power equipment
– Willingness to work evening and weekend shifts
– Willingness to take training to improve qualifications and knowledge for the benefit of
yourself and SPFAS

Hourly wage (range $21.96 to $28.00), to commensurate with experience and Curling Ice Technician and or Arena Operator Certification Levels. Subsidization of Curling Alberta and or ARFPA Training courses, is made available after agreed upon timeframes and upon successful on the job performance.
Competition will only remain open until a suitable candidate is found, and the position can start possibly as early as Sept 9, 2024.

For additional information on Springbank Park for All Seasons and our facilities,
visit Ph:403-669-2387 32222A Springbank Rd., Calgary

Send Resumes to: [email protected]

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Seasonal
Pay: $21.96-$28.00 per hour
• 8 hour shift * Dental Care
• Day shift * Extended health care
• * Life insurance
• Evening shift * RRSP match
• Holidays * Tuition reimbursement
• Monday to Friday * Vision care
• Weekends as needed * Wellness

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