Arena/Facility Operator with The Oakridge Community Association


Job Type: Part Time

Closing Date: August 14, 2018

Min Salary: $18.50/Hour

The Oakridge Community Centre is currently taking applications for an Arena/Facility Operator looking to join our team.  This position is open to the experienced as well as entry level operator.

Oakridge is a busy community centre with halls, childcare facilities, tennis and Pickleball facilities, as well as the arena.


The Opportunity:

This is a part-time position with a minimum of 24 hours per week (evenings and weekends). This job posting is open to the experienced as well as entry level Operators. The ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of arena and facility operations. As part of a team, the candidate will ensure assigned duties and customer service will be attended to in an efficient manner. In this team environment the candidate will promote positive relations with staff and customers alike. Additionally, the Operator will play a lead role in emergency situations, as the first point of contact with the public and emergency responders. Accountable for cleanliness of glass partitions, washrooms, dressing rooms, official’s rooms, player boxes, penalty boxes and public areas within the facility. Regular ice making with an Olympia ice resurfacer and maintaining written logs on a per-shift basis is required.


You Bring:

Some experience working in an ice hockey environment, and a current Standard First Aid Level C CPR and AED certification are required (provide copy with application).  A valid Class 5 Driver’s License is required. AARFP Arena Operator certification (level 1 and/or 2) would be an asset (provide copy with application).  Working knowledge of ice making equipment and a keen awareness of workplace safety is necessary as well as the ability to communicate effectively and offer excellent customer service to visitors and staff.  The successful candidate will enjoy being part of a team striving to excel in their delivery of exceptional facilities and service to our clientele.


Additional Information:

This is an evening and weekend position, some shifts involving late nights. Candidates must be able to perform physically demanding tasks and will regularly be required to lift, bend and kneel. Operators will work in varying temperatures and environmental conditions. Successful candidates for this position will be required to provide an acceptable drivers abstract. Interviewing and hiring may commence prior to the posted closing date. The successful applicant will be required to complete a current, Criminal Records Check, including Vulnerable Sector, upon hire.

Next Steps:

Candidates are invited to email

Postings close at 9 p.m. on the closing date listed in the posting. We recommend applying as soon as possible as we are not able to accept late applications.

Please review the job competition carefully and attach required documentation.

Walter Woodroffe-Brown