Current Postings

Arena Services Worker

Competition No.:

Regular Full Time

$4,825 – 5,030 – 5,214 – 5,439 – 5,663/month

80 hours bi-weekly; Seasonal shifts and hours of work

Special Notes:
Subject to Note ‘B’ and ‘J’ of Schedule ‘B’ of the CUPE 23 Inside Division Collective Agreement


Last Updated:
10/4/23 4:40 PM

The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community.  With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team.  People like you!

This is combined technical, operational and building service work performed on an assigned shift in year-round multipurpose sports arenas and food service outlets. The work includes performing routine repairs and minor maintenance duties on refrigeration and ice making equipment; performing unskilled and semi-skilled building maintenance and janitorial tasks; performing building security duties; assisting in or independently enforcing arena rules and regulations governing public skating, hockey spectators and related activities. Considerable independence of judgment and action is exercised within established practices and procedures, with performance reviewed by a supervisor for technical adequacy, conformance to established practices and ability to meet time schedules. Performs a variety of unskilled and semi-skilled building maintenance and minor repair tasks such as touch-up painting, repairing bench slats, tightening loose bolts and door hinges, replacing light covers and fuses, and replacing Plexiglas or tempered glass shields; performs janitorial duties including cleaning floors, windows, offices, rooms, refuse containers and replenishing supplies. Directs the work of part-time subordinate staff as required. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include up to high school graduation plus completion of technical courses leading to an Ice Facility Operator’s Certificate plus sound related experience in ice-making operations and building services work or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Considerable knowledge of the methods, materials and equipment used in ice-making and refrigeration operations. Sound knowledge of the materials, methods, tools and equipment used in janitorial and building maintenance work. Ability to operate ice-making, refrigeration, and cleaning equipment; to perform routine repairs and minor maintenance duties; and to establish and maintain good working relationships with staff and the public, and to deal tactfully and firmly with groups and individuals to ensure observance of rules and regulations. Skill in the use and care of a variety of tools and equipment used in the work. Required licenses and certificates includes a Driver’s License for the Province of British Columbia, Ice Facility Operator’s Certificate and a St. John’s Emergency First Aid (or equivalent). Arena Ice Maker’s Course Certificate and Building Service Worker Certificate are considered assets.

The closing date for this position has been extended until it is filled. New applications are welcome!

Applicants under consideration will be required to consent to a Police Information Check.

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

At the City of Burnaby, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workforce that authentically mirrors the vibrant community we proudly serve. We consistently embrace diversity and endeavor to build an inclusive workforce that celebrates the richness of our community. We warmly welcome applicants of all genders, ages, ethnicities, cultures, abilities, sexual orientations, and life experiences to join us in shaping a more vibrant and equitable future together.

Please contact People and Culture at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

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

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