Career Opportunity: Curling Ice Technician

Township of King, Ontario

Reporting to the Lead Hand – Facility Services, the Curling Ice Technician is responsible for the following:

• Performs day to day maintenance, general repairs, and janitorial tasks of the curling facility and the facility campus.
• Operates, maintains, and monitors various mechanical systems including but not limited to Building Automated Systems (BAS), general HVAC, refrigeration plant equipment, boilers, etc. and completes required logs and paperwork in compliance with industry standards and practices.
• Inspect and maintain equipment and materials to ensure they are in proper and safe operating condition.
• Installs and maintains curling ice surface(s), ice temperatures and humidity, perform plant readings, use, and maintain ice scrapers, nipper and pebbler. Complete required logs and documentation.
• Perform seasonal shutdown including ice removal, curling rocks, and ice making equipment.
• Under the direction of the Lead Hand, plans and implements an ice maintenance program based upon identified usage (both day to day and special events).
• Sets up and removes chairs, tables, and equipment for various functions (e.g., meetings, socials, events, programs), and oversees social functions providing various supplies and responds to any additional requests.
• Collect recycling materials, garbage, and compost from office/workstation, lunchrooms, and public area recycling and garbage bins, replaces bags and disposes of as directed.
• Cleans/inspects all washrooms, empties garbage’s, disinfects sinks, toilets, etc., replaces washroom supplies, wash walls, mirrors, and unclogs toilets.
• Further to the above, provide disinfection and sanitizing services to all washrooms, lunchrooms, lobbies, and public counters.
• Reviews and monitors facility booking and rentals to ensure facility is clean, required set up is complete and customer needs are met, including general janitorial duties.
• Consult with Lead Hand where required and carry out minor repairs, performs general carpentry, plumbing, electrical and painting repairs. Identifies and reports any major repairs that are necessary and any vandalism to Township property.
• Assists with the supervision and training of part-time and seasonal staff.
• Ensures compliance with Township standards and government regulations and ensures appropriate maintenance records are completed.
• Maintain all equipment in accordance with manufacturer’s recommended maintenance and operating standards.
• Recommends repairs or improvements to building, changes or improvements to methods, procedures, policies, etc.
• Provides excellent external customer service and responds to enquiries and/or resolves complaints, escalating appropriately where needed.
• Provides excellent internal customer service and works effectively with facility staff and staff from other departments.
• Responsible for ensuring Township By-laws (e.g., smoking, parking, etc.) and regulations governing the sale of alcohol are followed.
• Identifies and reports any major repairs that are necessary and any vandalism to Township property.
• Responds to on-site emergencies appropriately (e.g., vandalism, fire alarms, medical emergencies, etc.) and completes necessary paperwork in accordance with policies and guidelines.
• Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

The successful applicant will possess:
• Completion of a Secondary School Diploma (Grade 12) or equivalent.
• Previous experience in curling ice maintenance services and minimum one (1) year of experience in making curling ice.
• Possession of an ORFA Basic Refrigeration Certificate or equivalent.
• Possession of a Curling Canada Curling Ice Technician Certificate or equivalent.
• Current Standard First Aid with CPR-C & AED, or the ability to obtain within one (1) month of onboarding.
• Possession of a post-secondary diploma or degree, preferably in a related field (Recreation & Leisure, Facility/Building Management) would be considered an asset.
• WHMIS/GHS training is considered an asset.
• Good problem solving, communication and organizational skills.
• Effective customer service skills to deal courteously and effectively with user groups, participants, the general public and Township staff.
• Class “G” Driver’s License in good standing.

Wage Rate: $27.93/hr (2023 rate)

Qualified candidates are requested to forward their resume to [email protected] by 4:30 pm on August 23, 2023
Or to Human Resources at 2585 King Road, King City, Ontario, L7B 1A1

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We thank all applicants and advise that only those selected for an interview will be notified.

Personal information (PI) is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001, S.0. 2001, c.25 and will be used to facilitate the hiring and recruitment process. Personal information (PI) will be protected in accordance with Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA). Questions about the collection of personal information (PI) should be directed to the Human Resources Department, 2585 King Road, King City, L7B 1A1 or (905) 833-5321.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, the Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation 191/11 (IASR), and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the Township of King will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Township Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.