Facility Attendant

Richmond Olympic Oval

Facility Attendant


PositionType: Unionized Auxiliary, On-call
Department: Operations
Application Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Number of positions available: Multiple
Please Note: Our operational needs for this position are weekday mornings/evenings between 6:00am-4:00pm and 4:00pm and 11:00pm. As part of the resume gathering phase you will be asked to complete an availability form. Any application without a completed availablity form will not be considered to move forward. 

The Richmond Olympic Oval is a breathtaking venue on the banks of the Fraser River. Located in the City of Richmond, a culturally diverse and geographically unique community centrally located on Canada's West Coast, in Metro Vancouver.  The Richmond Olympic Oval is an international centre of excellence for sports, health and wellness, culture and entertainment used by members of our community and those seeking to wear the maple leaf on the international stage.

As a Facility Attendant, you are customer-service orientated and enjoy working with facility conversions, traffic management, and other services to help maintain the building.

Your core responsibilities include,

  • Provide excellent customer service to all Oval clients, both internal & external
  • Room set-up, take-down, support services and clean-up for meetings and events
  • Facility conversions and support services as required for multiple departments, meetings, events and/or similar
  • Parkade & parking system support as required
  • BSW support services as required
  • Facility, grounds & equipment upkeep, organization, safety, etc.
  • Minor maintenance as required
  • Detail, presentation and service oriented in all duties as assigned

Examples of Work include,

  • Review facility schedule to plan & prepare for meetings, events, multi-department support services, etc.
  • Execution and/or support of facility services & conversions
  • BSW support services such as sweeping, waste collection, supply stocking, etc.
  • Parkade support services such as traffic flow & capacity, system maintenance, etc.
  • Care, maintenance and inventory of Oval assets & equipment, internal/external deliveries, etc.
  • Front line and support customer service with outstanding initiative and results
  • Other duties as assigned

Your schedule at the Oval will look like,

  • As this is an auxiliary position, various shifts and days are available and will be discussed during the intreview process. Please note the days and hours that you are availble in the application form.

Compensation range: $17.66* per hour (*Includes 12% in lieu of benefits) 

Perks: Our workplace culture embraces People, Excellence, Leadership, Team and Innovation. 

  • Full gym membership to the Oval
  • Access to 20,000sq ft fitness centre with top class facilities, over 100 pieces of strength and cardio equipment, 4-storey climbing wall, YYoga studio, endless fitness classes, Olympic sized ice rinks and the Richmond Olympic Experience (ROX) museum.
  • 12% in lieu of benefits increases to 16% in lieu of benefits after working 2,080 hours.
  • Free parking (except event days)
  • Collaborative team environment

The qualifications and skills you bring to this role include,

  • Completion of grade 12
  • Valid BC Driver’s Licence
  • Service detailed, with ability to perform with initiative, and execute sound judgement in team environment and/or working independently
  • Previous experience and/or demonstrated ability within; event conversions, A/V & IT services, hospitality & customer service, traffic management, etc.
  • Ability to meet & maintain the ongoing physical needs (walking, standing, lifting, push/pull, etc.) of the job, in all types of climate (indoor & outdoor)
  • Demonstrated safety & organizational skills
  • Strong oral & written communication skills
  • Flexible schedule determined by operational need
  • Ability to meet & maintain the ongoing physical needs (walking, standing, lifting, push/pull, etc.) of the job, in all types of climate (indoor & outdoor)
  • Must be able to complete and maintain a successful criminal record check

The Richmond Olympic Oval is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all groups.  This includes women, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of diverse sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (LGBTQ2S+), and others who may contribute to diversity.  We also recognize unique styles, perspectives, beliefs and creativity that support a diverse, respectful, inclusive and collaborative work environment.

The Richmond Olympic Oval offers a dynamic and exciting work culture. If you are personable, have a great attitude, are passionate about delivering exceptional customer service and have a genuine interest in contributing to the greater good of our company and our community, we want to hear from you!


Organization: Richmond Olympic Oval

Location: Richmond, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Janitorial/Custodial Services,Facilities Maintenance
Posted: December 4, 2019, 9:39 am
Expires: December 31, 2019, 4:30 pm
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