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Carena Lead Operator

Job Type: 
Town of Viking
Job Description : 

The Town of Viking is looking a Lead Plant Operator for our Recreation Facility the Carena. The Carena boasts a NHL sized ice surface and seats 850 persons. Also included in the Carena is a fitness facility, Playschool, walking track, indoor playground, Library and the Town Office.

The Lead Operator reports to the CAO of the Town.

Job Description

  • Arena Level One and Two certification
  • Monitor and maintain refrigeration plant and associated equipment
  • Install and maintain ice surface and perform ongoing maintenance (edging, ice depths, repairs as needed)
  • Maintain all arena equipment in accordance with established preventative maintenance program, Occupational Health and Safety and Town of Viking safety practices
  • Perform custodial services and ongoing facility maintenance
  • Train/supervise new employees (arena operators and part-time students) to ensure they are performing in a safe manner
  • Willing to work day, evening, or weekend shifts as required and to be on call
  • Assist CAO or Economic Development Officer on special and ongoing projects
  • Set up work schedule for seasonal arena operators and part-time students
  • Program ice temperatures on the computer on a daily/weekly schedule and make adjustments as needed
  • Assist contractors doing repairs in the Viking Carena facility
  • Order materials required to maintain facility (cleaning, parts, glass, etc) in a safe and sanitary state
  • High degree of personal initiative
  • Monitor gym, upstairs bathrooms, change rooms, hallways and library
  • Wear proper P.P.E. at all times
  • Provide excellent customer service and use good public relations skills
  • Focused solutions when approached with concerns from user groups, general public, supervisors or co-workers
  • Assist user groups with special events – set up and clean up
  • Communicate possible future repairs that may be needed to immediate supervisor
  • Knowledge of basic carpentry, construction, plumbing, electrical and computer
  • Must have First Aid, WHIMIS, Fall arrest courses up to date
  • Scheduling of other events in the Carena in conjunction with the CAO or Economic Development Officer
  • Ensure the safety and security of the Viking Carena by complying with the Town of Viking policies and procedures at all times and reporting all incidents to immediate supervisors and complete all forms as required
  • Work with the Carena Operator in scheduling of staff
  • Other duties as assigned
Closing Date: 
January 25, 2019
Application Return: 

Please submit resumes and cover lettters to:

Don McLeod CAO
Town of Viking
Box 369
Viking, AB T0B 4N0

or Email: don.mcleod@viking.ca 

Closing date for applications will be 4 PM January 25, 2019. We wish to thank all applicants but only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.