Career Opportunity: Head Ice Technician

Dartmouth Curling Club, Nova Scotia


The Head Ice Technician is a 71/2 month seasonal position requiring an extensive time commitment during September to April curling season. Hours may include weekdays, weeknights and weekends.
The selected candidate will:
• Facilitate day-to-day curling ice operations, ensuring a high-quality playing surface for all league play, rentals, bonspiels and other functions as required
• Train, supervise and schedule assistant ice technicians and volunteers to guarantee a positive curling experience for all at the Dartmouth Curling Club
• Assist the Club Manager to ensure safety protocols are adhered to and that any facility safety concern is handled appropriately
• Install the ice annually, including hack to hack sheets, in-ice signage, hack installation.
• Schedule and implement maintenance floods when required
• Complete daily/weekly/monthly equipment maintenance and log keeping
• Perform minor facility maintenance and repairs as needed
• Remove ice at the end of the season ensuring proper rock, signage and equipment storage
• Establish and maintain a positive working relationship with the Club Manager, Board of Directors, staff, club members, contractors, vendors, visitors and the community at large
• Minimum of a Level 2 Ice Technician Certificate required, or equivalent experience and a commitment to obtain Level 2 certification
• Minimum of two years experience in curling ice installation and maintenance, or a combination of applicable education and experience
• Ability to work under minimal direction but understands the importance of superior ice conditions and what is required to maintain them

Renumeration will depend on qualifications.
You can send your resume to [email protected]
Dartmouth Curling Club
35 Canal St.
Dartmouth, NS B2Y-2W1

1. Daily ice maintenance- scraping, cleaning, pebbling
2. Assist with rock care/cleaning when directed
3. Vacuuming arena and curling entrances including Welcome Hall as needed
4. Ensuring equipment is stored, cleaned, and functioning properly
5. Removing trash and recycling
6. Serve a role in assisting the public and guests in the office or building
7. Yearly ice install- remove ice, clean, install houses, lines, logos, and ice
8. Flooding ice as schedule requires
9. General building maintenance- painting, cleaning as required
10. Set ice surface, air, and dew point temperatures
11. Data entry
12. Other duties as assigned