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Skating Rink Maintenance Winter 18/19
Title:Skating Rink Maintenance Winter 18/19
Department:Outdoor Operations
Location:Big White
Big White has vacancies for the upcoming Winter season for Skating Rink Maintenance Personnel. The Skating Rink Maintenance Personnel are responsible for building and maintaining the outdoor skating rink to a high standard. Early morning, afternoon and split shifts are all possibilities.

Start Date:  Early November.
  • Ensuring that the skating surface is properly maintained
  • Operation of the Zamboni and Bobcat
  • Clearing the rink of snow
  • Ensuring the safety of the rink and accesses
  • Maintain the walkway mats, signage and closures
  • Refuel and maintain the Zamboni and Bobcat
  • Maintain and repair the skate helpers, signs and benches
  • Stock, light and maintain the fire pit
  • Remove garbage and recycling
  • Summon first aid if required
  • Open and close sections of the rink as required
  • Communicate effectively with rink hosts regarding operations
  • Work cooperatively as a member of the rink team ensuring safe work practices are adhered to at all times
  • Comply with all department and company policies and procedures
  • Perform other tasks, as assigned by a supervisor
  • Uphold the highest standard of internal and external customer service at all times
  • Guest service experience an asset
  • Zamboni and Bobcat experience an asset
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to work in a cold outdoor environment
  • Proven self motivation, ability to work well with minimum supervision
  • Excellent guest service skills
  • Excellent organization, time management and communication skills
  • Must have a high level of attention to detail
  • Work well within a diverse team environment
  • Flexible availability: including evenings, early mornings, weekends and statutory holidays
Physical Demands:
  • Must be able to stand for the duration of the shift
  • Ability to lift and carry 44 lbs/20 kg, or pull 110 lbs/50 kg at various times during the shift
  • Must be able to kneel, bend, stoop, squat and stretch to fulfill duties
  • Requires grasping, tool use, shoveling, writing, standing, sitting, walking, repetitive motions, climbing, listening & hearing ability and visual acuity
  • Driving equipment
  • Rolling and unrolling hoses                              
Big White Ski Resort, Kelowna, BC

Position Duration:

Start early to mid November until mid to late March – the exact finishing date will be dependent on air temperature and ice conditions

Relevant to experience