Arena Attendant 2 / Public Works Utility (equipment) Operator

Town of Princeton

Arena Attendant 2 / Public Works Utility (equipment) Operator

Fulltime/Full Benefit Position

This is a shared position between the Public Works Department and the Recreation Department to fulfill duties assigned for outside work in the summer and the arena in the winter.  The outside schedule would begin on or about March 15 and then transition to the Arena on or about September 15. Under the supervision of the Arena Supervisor, the Arena Attendant 2 maintains the daily operation of the Princeton Arena as assigned. Under the supervision and direction of the Public Works Foreman, the Utility (equipment) Operator performs a variety of assignments including manual labour, parks maintenance, roads maintenance, equipment operation, and other assigned duties.

This position is responsible for the maintenance and safe operations of public grounds and facilities while on duty.  The employee will liaise with Supervisors on a regular basis to ensure that the desired goals and objectives are prioritized in a way that effectively serve the needs of the community and user groups.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  1. Must be a self-starter who demonstrates initiative in the performance of the general duties.
  2. Must have a thorough working knowledge of building maintenance, parks maintenance, park equipment and irrigation systems, ice resurfacing and refrigeration plant operations.
  3. The ability to perform semi-skilled minor mechanical, building and electrical repairs is essential.
  4. The ability to exercise courtesy and tact in dealing with user groups and the general public is required at all times with a desire for the pursuit of excellence of service.
Required Qualifications
  1. Must have a minimum of 5 years experience working in Public Works and Ice Arenas or related field.
  2. Must have a B.C. Refrigeration Operation Certificate or a B.C. Ice Facility Operator Certificate.
  3. Must have a related Parks maintenance experience.
  4. Must have a valid class 5 drivers’ license.
  5. Must have grade 12
  6. Completed a current criminal records check.
  7. Experience working in a municipal and or general construction setting.
  8. Proficient in the operation of small equipment including small tractors, chainsaws, jackhammers, compressors, vibrating hand rollers, tamping machines, snow blowers, weed eaters, lawnmowers, etc.
  9. Practices safe working procedures as related to equipment operation. Good physical condition with sufficient strength and stamina to perform heavy manual work.
  10. Ability to exercise courtesy and tact in dealing with other Town staff and members of the public.
  11. Good communication skills with the ability to understand and execute oral and written instructions
  12. A clean drivers license with an air endorsement would be an asset.

This position is within the CUPE Local 608 Collective Bargaining Unit and offers a competitive wage ($30.00 per Hour) and benefit package. 

This job posting is open until filled.

If you would like to apply for this position, please email your resume and cover letter to:

Lyle Thomas
Chief Administrative Officer
Town of Princeton

or by mail:
Town of Princeton
Box 670
Princeton, BC

Organization: Town of Princeton
Location: Princeton, BC
Region: Okanagan Valley / Similkameen
Professional Category(s): Parks & Recreation, Equipment Operator
Posted: October 1, 2019, 1:59 pm
Expires: November 1, 2019, 4:30 pm

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