Facilities Operator II - City of West Kelowna

JUNE 22, 2022
CLOSES JULY 13, 2022



West Kelowna is an emerging city where opportunity awaits in the spectacular Okanagan Valley. Come find your life balance here and grow your career with us. Live and work in a place that Maclean’s Magazine has named one of the best places to live in Canada. Captivating lakes and mountains, orchards and vineyards provide countless recreational opportunities. Spend weekends wine tasting, picking fresh locally grown produce, mountain biking through stately pine forests or swimming or kayaking in beautiful Okanagan Lake. West Kelowna is calling!

What More Do We Offer?

  • Competitive salary combined with excellent pension, health, and dental benefits
  • On the job development and training opportunities
  • Four weeks’ vacation after two years
  • Earned time off program
  • Career advancement potential
  • Free staff parking

Position Duties and Responsibilities:
The Facilities Operator II will work under the direction of the Supervisor and Forman and will perform general ice maintenance duties including operating ice resurfacing equipment, power edging, hand edging, ice measurements, installing and removing of ice / related marks, maintaining quality ice surfaces and ice thickness. They will be expected to maintain facilities records by observing and recording information on ice-plant operation, building maintenance, user statistics and any other information required. The Operator will appropriately handle, use, and store high-pressure gases, fuels, paints and toxic chemicals under existing federal and provincial guidelines to ensure a safe facility for workers and users. This position will perform minor construction, renovation, and maintenance of CWK facilities as well as various routine custodial and maintenance duties in CWK facilities to ensure a clean, safe environment for all user groups.

Required Qualifications:

  • Arena Ice Maker’s certificate or a recognized equivalent to the RFABC course, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Provincially certified Refrigeration Operator Certificate or 5th Class Power Engineer Certificate (refrigeration endorsement)
  • Current Police Information Check
  • Occupational First Aid Level I
  • Minimum of 2 years related experience
  • Valid Class 5 B.C. Driver’s License

Information for Applicants: The City of West Kelowna has a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that requires all employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of hire and continued employment. Candidates who can establish that they cannot be fully vaccinated for a valid reason related to a protected ground under the British Columbia Human Rights Code may request an exemption.

Please apply online at www.westkelownacity.ca/jobs. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted

Full Time – Permanent | 40 hrs/wk | $32.79/hr
Benefits | Municipal Pension Plan | Earned Time Off Program

Organization: City of West Kelowna
Location: West Kelowna, BC
Region: Okanagan Valley / Similkameen
Professional Category(s): Parks & Recreation, Facilities Maintenance
Posted: June 22, 2022, 3:56 pm
Expires: July 13, 2022, 4:30 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Experience: 2 years to less than 3 years
Rate: $32.79 Hour

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