This is combined operational, maintenance and janitorial work performed in a year-round multi-purpose sports arena. Performance is reviewed by a superior for technical adequacy, conformance to established practices and ability to meet time schedules.
Examples of key responsibilities include, but are not limited to :
Monitor refrigeration plant, perform plant checks regularly and log readings.
Log and report any changes, issues or maintenance.
Janitorial duties such as maintaining appearance and cleanliness of change rooms, showers, washrooms and lobbies; sweep and mop, vacuum, disinfect, garbage removal and rink / lobby glass.
Recording work completed
Perform mobile equipment checks and minor maintenance including blade changes.
Installing and maintaining ice surfaces using various hand and power tools.
Safely operating ice resurfacer for regular ice cleans and general ice maintenance.
Minor rink board and gate repairs including advertising installation.
Various maintenance duties such as changing fluorescent lamps, minor plumbing repairs on sinks, toilets and showers,
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities :
Knowledge of the methods, materials and equipment used in ice-making and refrigeration operations.
Knowledge of the materials, methods, tools and equipment used in janitorial and building maintenance work.
Knowledge of and ability to resurface ice, change blades, and maintain resurfacer.
Knowledge of and ability to follow WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System).
Skill in the use and care of a variety of tools and equipment used in the work.
Ability to use and maintain Personal Protective Equipment (including wearing a properly fitted respirator).
Ability to enforce rules and regulations governing the operation of the arena during public sessions, adult and youth user group sessions.
Ability to use computer and smart phone apps for communication, scheduling, plant control and record keeping.
Ability to learn and perform new processes and procedures to maintain operating standards as the Arena industry changes.
Ability to operate ice-making, refrigeration, and resurfacing equipment.
Ability to perform a variety of semi-skilled building maintenance, and minor repair tasks and to perform routine janitorial duties.
Ability to work without supervision on an assigned shift.
Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with staff and the public.
Ability to courteously and effectively communicate with patrons.
Ability to deal tactfully and firmly with groups and individuals to ensure observance of facility rules and regulations.
Ability to exercise independent judgement and action in accordance with established practices and procedures.
Ability to successfully pass a Police Information Check.
Qualifications and Experience :
Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent with a minimum of 1 year of experience in an Arena supplemented by courses in ice-making and refrigeration;
OR an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Working Conditions :
Work is performed in an Arena / Ice Rink facility. Regular light physical effort and operation of a motor vehicle (ice resurfacer) is required.
There will be exposure to cold and / or hot temperatures. There may be occasional exposure to foul odours, ammonia and disruptive customers.