Career Opportunity: Head Ice Technician

Summerland Curling Club, B.C.

Job Title: Head Ice Technician
Job Type: Contract Position running from approximately Oct 1 to March 31 annually
Start Date: Flexible (ice must be ready by Thanksgiving weekend)

The Head Ice Technician will be responsible for the following, but not limited to:
• Installation of the ice before the season begins (including flooding, painting, placing houses, and in-ice logos)
• Ice maintenance, which includes scraping, pebbling, and nipping before regular league play and as required for bonspiels and other events, possible flooding as required
• Maintain a log of ice conditions and equipment maintenance
• Protect, maintain, and repair all ice making equipment, supplies and curling stones in consultation with the curling club President.
• Experience with texturing stones is a definite asset.
• Hire, train, and supervise assistant ice crew
• The Contractor will coordinate the ordering, purchasing, and receiving of all supplies required by the lounge, such as beer, wine, hard liquor & snacks.

• The Contractor will perform regular cleaning activities such as vacuuming carpets and general cleanup in the viewing area downstairs, the lounge area upstairs and in the curling ice walk area.

• Remove ice, and facility clean-up at the end of the season

• Work with District of Summerland staff, and other team members to coordinate ice installation and removal and to ensure safety, care, and maintenance of the facility

• Other duties as required


• Previous experience as a Head Ice Technician at a curling facility.

• Level 2 or 3 Ice Technician Certificate.

• First Aid/AED Certificate (or willingness to obtain prior to October 2022)

• Ability to work flexible hours, ie: evenings and weekends as necessary

• Preference given to candidates with experience in curling

• Criminal record check

Please submit resumes to [email protected] by May 31, 2022