Career Opportunity: Senior Ice Technician

Peterborough Curling Club, Ontario

Job Title: Senior Ice Technician
Job type: Contract position from Sept 18, 2023 and ending April 6, 2024 annually
Salary: Competitive remuneration based on experience and qualifications

Peterborough Curling Club (PCC) is now accepting applications for “Senior Ice Technician” for the 2023/24 season and beyond. The PCC is an active 6 sheet club with 500 members with up to 24 weekly draws and several annual bonspiels. Reporting to the “Ice Director”, the Senior Ice Technician is responsible for installing and maintaining 6 sheets of curling ice, including spring ice removal, and is responsible to maintain and operate all ice-making equipment safely, efficiently and effectively for the entire curling season. The successful candidate will work with a team of ice staff to provide high quality playing conditions and must be able to work a flexible schedule that includes days, evenings, and weekends.

• Minimum Level 2 Ice Technician Certification
• Ability to work with minimum direction
• Working knowledge of ice plant control systems
• Experience installing ice on a sand floor
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Good planning and organizational skills

Major Responsibilities:
The Senior Ice Technician is responsible for the day-to-day ice operations ensuring
high quality and safe playing conditions as well as establishing and maintaining a positive
working relationship with the Ice Director, Board of Directors and Ice staff.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
• Adhering to all PCC policies and procedures as well as any federal, provincial and municipal legislation and regulation relating to the safe operation of a curling club.
• Conduct annual start up activities including servicing the ice plant, leveling the sand floor, ice installation including ice painting, ring and in-ice logo installation and removable hack installation
• Schedule and implement weekly ice maintenance including daily scraping, pebbling and nipping before regular league play and as required for bonspiels and other events, regular leveling floods/controlled melts as required
• Willingness to schedule practice times and accommodate draw changes as required
• Cleaning and maintaining the curling rocks
• Cleaning and vacuuming the areas surrounding the ice surface.
• Daily equipment maintenance and record keeping including ice plant operating conditions
• Recruiting, training and scheduling of assistant ice staff
• Minor facilities maintenance and repair as needed both on and off the ice
• Removal of ice, proper storage of rocks, rings, logos and equipment, facility clean up at the end of the season

Please forward all questions and applications to the Ice Director by May 4th: Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Ice Director
Peterborough Curling Club
2195 Lansdowne Street West
Peterborough, Ontario
K9J 0G5
or email to: Attention – Ice Director at [email protected]