Arena Attendant II

City of Merritt

City of Merritt

Arena Attendant II

Merritt, A Lifestyle Community: “The Country Music Capital of Canada” with a population of approximately 7,000 is inviting applications for the position of Arena Attendant II. A great place to live, work and play! Merritt is located in the beautiful Nicola Valley, at the crossroads of the Coquihalla highways, centrally located between Kelowna and Kamloops while only a three (3) hour drive from downtown Vancouver. The community of Merritt is rich in culture and arts, affords year round recreation and community facilities to meet every need. The climate is moderate.

Position Summary
Reporting to the Arena & Municipal Facilities Manager, the Arena Attendant II works as part of a staff team responsible for operating ice-making and resurfacing equipment in the production and maintenance of the arena ice; monitor refrigeration equipment including taking and recording readings and reporting issues; checking, adjusting and performing routine repairs and maintenance tasks on equipment and ensuring ice quality is maintained. You will perform a variety of semi-skilled building maintenance and minor repair tasks; perform routine janitorial duties such as cleaning public areas, washrooms and change rooms; carry out security checks; ensuring patrons adhere to facility rules and regulations; as well as prepare and maintain a variety of simple records related to the work.

The pay rate is $29.01 (2017) CUPE Collective Agreement plus a comprehensive benefits package.

Hours of Work
This is a full time position with hours of work as outlined in the Collective Agreement.

Essential Qualifications
  • Required licenses and certificates include:
    • Valid WorkSafe BC Level 1 First Aid Certificate or equivalent
    • Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License
    • 5th Class Power Engineer certificate
    • Refrigeration Safety Awareness certificate
    • Ice Facility Operator certificate
  • Must comply with all aspects of the Criminal Records Review Act
  • Grade 12 Diploma or equivalent
  • Demonstrated related experience in ice-making operations and building service work

Preferred Qualifications
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with staff and the public
  • Demonstrated ability to deal tactfully with groups and individuals to ensure observance of rules and regulations
  • Arena Ice Maker’s Course certificate as well as a Building Service Worker certificate would be assets

  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience in local government in the field of recreation
Applications without the attached required documents will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered.

Current resumes reflecting applicants’ knowledge, skills and abilities relevant to the position will be accepted prior to 4:00 p.m., Friday, September 28, 2018 to:

Carole Fraser
Deputy Clerk/Human Resources Manager
City of Merritt
PO Box 189, 2185 Voght Street
Merritt, BC V1K 1B8
Or by email:

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Date Posted: Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Posting Expires: Friday, September 28, 2018


Organization: City of Merritt
Location: Merritt, BC
Region: Thompson / Shuswap / Columbia
Professional Category(s): Parks & Recreation
Posted: September 12, 2018, 3:11 pm
Expires: September 28, 2018, 4:30 pm

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