Job Posting: Recreation Facilities Lead

Recreation Facilities Lead

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 Recreation Facilities Lead.  This will be the last season of ice (2018-19) in the existing Baytex Energy Centre before moving into the new state of the art Peace Regional Recreation Centre in March 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.

Reporting to the Recreation Facilities Coordinator, the Lead will supervise Arena and Parks staff. 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.

Peace Regional Recreation Centre

  • 1 NHL sized rink
  • 8 large dressing rooms
  • Main floor and 2nd floor viewing
  • Field House
  • Fitness Room
  • 3 lane walking track
  • Indoor children’s playground
  • Concession
  • 3 Community Rooms
  • Meeting Room
  • Administration space


  • Arena Operations Level 1 and 2
  • Parks and Sport Fields Operator Level 1 and 2
  • Building Maintenance Level 1 and 2
  • Standard First Aid certificate or willingness to obtain
  • WHMIS 2015 certificate or willingness to obtain
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License
  • Must be physically capable of lifting over 50 lbs.

The following courses are considered an asset:

  • Supervisory Skills for Facility Operators
  • Respect in the Workplace
  • Workplace Violence Prevention

Permanent Full Time Employment

Wage:      $27.29 for the 2018 year
Hours:      40 hours per week

April to August
Monday to Friday
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
August to April
Monday to Wednesday
6:00 am to 2:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday
7:00 am to 3:00 pm

The Town of Peace River welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Job descriptions are available upon request. The position falls within the scope of CUPE Local 898. Qualified applicants are invited to forward their resumes, in confidence, to the address below (quote Competition # 18/021). Applications will be accepted until 11:59pm May 21,2018.

Leanne Cottrell, Human Resources Coordinator

Fax: 780-624-4664


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