Career Opportunity: Facility Manager/Ice Tecnician

Innisfail Curling Club, Alberta

The Innisfail Curling Club is looking for a Facility Manager/Ice Technician, the position to start for the 2024-2025 curling season.

The Innisfail Curling Club is located in the Town of Innisfail, Alberta (population approximately 8,000) is 20 minutes south of Red Deer and 50 minutes north of Calgary Alberta. The Club has a rich history within the urban and surrounding rural community. It has hosted provincial events and members of the Club have competed in provincial, national and world championships.

The Innisfail Curling Club is a four-sheet facility with membership of approximately 200 adults and 50+ junior curlers. We host 5-6 club bonspiels throughout the season in addition to rentals, school usage and other sanctioned events that arise. We also are looking to increase usage of the facility in the off season.

We are looking for a dynamic indvidual who can not only relate to people in the curling community but with those in the general community to promote our Club and it benefits. Thus, the individual should have a strong commitment to the sport of curling, be outgoing, business-minded and motivated to provide the membership and guests with a positive lasting impression of their time spent in our facility.

The selected candidate will report to the Board of Directors with the position starting the fifteenth (15th) of September 2024 and run thru to the fifteen (15th) of April 2025. The time commitment will include weekdays, evenings, and some weekends. Off season usage of the club could see the work extended for coverage of these commitments.

As the Facility Manager/Ice Technician you are responsible for the installation and maintenance of the ice for the curling season and maintenance of the facility.


FACILITY MANAGER – duties included but not limited to:

Managing the day-to-day operations of the Club, opening and closing of the building, responding to alarms.

Monitoring of e-mails, telephone calls/messages and responding to them in a timely fashion.
Updating the Club’s website, with up-to-date league information (draws/results/standings, Club events and posts/pictures).

Overseeing the fiscal management of the Club, collecting and depositing of the revenue and keeping accurate records of the financial transactions with monthly reports to the board.

Assist the Board of Directors with making decisions in the best interests of the Club.

Create a membership database and the membership registration file and post this link before each curling season begins.

Bring ideas to promote growth in membership and the sport of curling.

Assist in the planning and publishing of the annual curling schedules and bonspiels.

Work to bring new events, rentals and increase usage of the facility.

Report on membership requirements to Curling Alberta.

Ensure that the Club is compliant with relevant laws and regulations regarding point-of-sale systems, insurance, internet and Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission licensing.

Ensure the cleanliness of the facility both interior and exterior.

ICE TECHNICIAN – duties to include but are not limited to:

The applicant will have previous ice technician experience (Level I or II Ice Technician certification is an asset).

Installation of the ice surface, which may require cleaning of the floor, touch up painting, required line markings, logos, sealing and hacks prior to flooding of the floor surface.

Preparation and maintenance of high-quality clean ice conditions (cleaning, pebbling, scraping, clipping and temperature monitoring) for league draws, bonspiels and other events in a timely matter.

Flooding of the ice surface as required during the curling season.

Responsible for the cleaning of the adjoining surfaces next to the ice surface by sweeping, vacuuming, moping etc. and garbage’s are emptied and needed restocking of supplies as needed.

Needs to be able to work flexible hours depending on the events, daytime, evening league draws and weekend bonspiels.

Monitoring of the ice plant and ice making equipment, ensuring it is in working condition and if needed be able to fix or have required repairs done.

Ensure the curling stones are maintained during the curling season.

Attend monthly board meetings with ice facility reports, concerns.

At end of season remove the ice surface, clean the floor and adjoining surfaces and ensure the proper storage of the curling rocks.

Able to identify and forecast future needs in small and capital equipment/repair/maintenance.


Lowell Peterman / Randy Ernst
[email protected] or [email protected]
403-350-4692 / 403-391-8003