Curling Classifieds / Career Opportunity: Head Ice Technician, Niagara Falls

Career Opportunity: Head Ice Technician, Niagara Falls

The Niagara Falls Curling Club is now accepting applications for a new Head Ice Technician for 2017-18. We have a 6-sheet, sand based facility with a dynamic, active membership. Our season runs from October 2 to April 15 including weekly leagues, junior programs, school programs, bonspiels and rentals/special events/regional and provincial competitions.

Purpose of the Job:
Reporting to the General Manager, the successful applicant is responsible to ensure that the ice-making component is operated efficiently, safely, and effectively from August 28, 2017 to April 28, 2018. In this regard effective communication with the General Manager, other members of the ice team, and the membership will form a critical component of the overall approach.

Major Responsibilities:
The Ice Technician is responsible for the day-to-day ice operations ensuring high quality playing conditions. S/He will establish and maintain a positive working relationship with the General Manager, Board of Directors, staff, club members, contractors, vendors, visitors and the community at large.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
– Ice installation
– Complete draw changes
– Daily maintenance
– Recruitment, training, and scheduling of ice staff
– Minor facilities maintenance and repair as needed
– Removal of ice, and proper storage of rocks & equipment

Skills and Attributes:
– Level 2 Ice Technician Certification or equivalent
– Customer service orientation
– Strong interpersonal skills
– Previous experience using the Ice Mistress would be an asset
– Works well with minimal direction and positive results

Reports to: General Manager
Salary: Negotiable with experience
Deadline for applications: May 5, 2017
Submissions by email to:

We would like to thank you for your interest. Please note that all submissions will be assessed; however, only suitable candidates will be contacted further. NFCC is committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability.