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The Opportunity

Halifax, NS
Skilled Trades and Labour
Experienced
Full-time - Permanent

POSITION: Arena Operator (CUPE Local 4491)

ASSIGNMENT: Rotating shift schedule inclusive of weekends

DEPARTMENT: Facilities Management

SALARY: $22.56

What you'll do

Responsibilities

The Arena Operator works under the supervision of the Manager, Maintenance & Operations and the direction of the Lead Arena Operator. The Arena Operator operates and maintains the refrigeration plant, brine system and arena complex and cleans the arena complex and installs, maintains, and resurfaces the ice.

What you'll need

Qualifications

Duties as the Arena Operator include, but are not limited to:

  • Operating the refrigeration plant and ice making equipment including the installation of ice and markings, cleaning the building, and maintaining the ice surface.
  • Establishing and performing preventative maintenance routines and performing trouble-shooting and repairs to the arena building, equipment, ice making equipment, and Zamboni.
  • Working closely with any outside agency that is required to perform work on the above noted systems and using any such collaborations to enhance knowledge and troubleshooting expertise.
  • Assisting other maintenance staff in preventative maintenance, trouble-shooting, and maintenance of the arena and ice making equipment.
  • Establishing a good working knowledge of arena, ice making system, Zamboni, and refrigeration plant.
  • Attending training sessions to keep up with technological changes in ice making and maintenance, and operation and maintenance of the refrigeration plant.

A little bit about us

Saint Mary’s University

Founded in 1802, Saint Mary's University is one of Canada's oldest and leading institutions of higher learning and has evolved into a vibrant and engaged community of students, faculty, staff, and alumni from more than 100 countries around the world. Saint Mary's University is home to one of Canada's leading business schools, a Science Faculty widely known for its cutting-edge research, a comprehensive and innovative Arts Faculty and a vibrant Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research.

Saint Mary's University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary's University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. Visit our web site at www.smu.ca.

Are you interested?

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Apply for this opportunity online by visiting www.smu.ca/employment and use our online application system through CareerBeacon. Select the position you are interested in and apply by clicking the "Apply Online Now" button. Please include the names of three professional references. No telephone calls please.

Competition Opens: July 2, 2019 Competition Closes: July 16, 2019

Saint Mary's University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary's University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. Saint Mary's University thanks all applicants for applying. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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