Arena/Facility Operator I

parks & recreation building & property
Location: Township of King, ON
Type: contract
Posted On: Apr 1, 2021
Closing Date: Apr 16, 2021
King Careers


JOB TITLE: Arena/Facility Operator I CLASSIFICATION: Contract
DEPARTMENT: Community Services SALARY LEVEL: $20.00/hour
LOCATION: Township Municipal Arenas and Facilities  


Responsible for the maintenance of the arena ice surface(s), equipment, auditoriums/ multi-purpose/program rooms and performance of a variety of related repairs and janitorial tasks.
Reports to:
  • Lead Hand – Arenas


Supervision Responsibilities:

  • None.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reviews and monitors facility booking and rentals to ensure facility is clean, required set up is complete and customer needs are met, including janitorial duties.
  • Performs general carpentry, plumbing, electrical and painting repairs within scope of abilities and training.
  • Assists with oversight/training of students and seasonal staff, as required.
  • Performs established preventative maintenance tasks for all building operating systems.
  • Completes maintenance log books and other reporting systems.
  • May be required to work at various facilities to support public health initiatives such as COVID-19 vaccination clinic.
  • Ensures compliance with Township standards and government regulations, and ensures appropriate maintenance records are completed.
  • Ensures all equipment is maintained in accordance with manufacturers’ recommended maintenance and operating standards.
  • Recommends repairs or improvements to buildings, changes or improvements to methods, procedures, policies, etc.
  • Responds to enquiries and/or resolves complaints from participants, residents, department and Township staff, and the general public with regard to recreation service.
  • Performs other duties that are in accordance with the position.



  • Completion of a Secondary School Diploma (Grade 12).
  • Previous experience with ice maintenance and operating an ice surfacing machine would be considered an asset.
  • Possession of an ORFA Basic Refrigeration Certificate or equivalent would be considered an asset.
  • Basic First Aid, WHMIS/GHS training.
  • Previous experience in arena services.
  • Previous experience in building maintenance and repair.
  • 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.


Conditions of Employment:

  • Required to work in an arena environment and occasionally required to work outdoors including during inclement weather.
  • Work involves mental and visual concentration with frequent interruptions.
  • Exposure to boiler room ammonia/refrigeration plant room and very cold conditions regularly.
  • Will be required to be physically active and work with tools.
  • Flexibility/availability to work and/or respond to after-hours emergencies and special events as may be required.
  • Available for on call standby as scheduled.


Application Process:

To apply for this position please email a copy of your resume to prior to April 16, 2021. When submitting your application, please clearly specify the position you are applying to.