Job Posting – Arena Attendant

Arena Attendant

The Town of Peace River Community Services Department is looking for an experienced and motivated individual to join the arena operations team, in the full time, permanent position of Facilities Maintenance 1.

The successful candidate will join us for our final 2 ice seasons of operation in the current arena (built in 1978). They will then be a part of the team that will operate the Peace Regional Recreation Centre, a brand-new facility that incorporates one NHL sized rink, one multi-use field house, a three-lane walking track, fitness room, three multipurpose community rooms, and an indoor children’s play space. Opening is anticipated to be spring of 2019.

To be successful you will be expected to have a positive attitude, be versatile in your knowledge and skills and enjoy working with the public.

This role is the first point of contact for our facility users and requires a working knowledge of recreational facility maintenance and ice/Zamboni operation. You will perform a variety of tasks related to arena operation such as install and maintain ice, operate resurfacing and other related equipment, operate the arena refrigeration plant, perform minor maintenance and repair, ensure building security, and perform janitorial and custodial functions for the ice arena.  During the summer months, this person will perform outdoor work as required within parks, playgrounds, and general maintenance. Duties may include but are not limited to janitorial of washrooms, landscaping projects, sports field maintenance, and playground repairs. This position is unionized and falls within the scope of CUPE Local 898.

Hours of Employment:                  Winter Months:              Monday to Friday, 5:00 pm to 1:00 am
Summer Months:             Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, or

1:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Wage:                                   $ 23.19 for the 2017 year.


  • Must be able to work with little to no supervision
  • Standard First Aid certificate or willingness to obtain
  • WHMIS certificate or willingness to obtain
  • Experience in facility cleaning and maintenance
  • Experience with hand and mechanical tools
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License
  • Minimum 18 years of age


Interested individuals are invited to forward their resumes in confidence to the address below (quote Competition # 17/027). Job descriptions are available upon request. Applications will be accepted until a suitable applicant is found.

Leanne Cottrell

Human Resources Coordinator

PO Box 6600

Peace River, AB T8S 1S4

FAX: 780-624-4664



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