Casual Facility Operator

Casual Term – 1 Year

Competition TOS2024-03

Strathmore is hiring!

Would you describe yourself as being a handy person that enjoys a variety of tasks? Do you have knowledge about facility maintenance and control? If so, you might be the perfect candidate for the Casual Facility Operator position for the Town of Strathmore!

Why Strathmore?

Strathmore is a growing, vibrant, welcoming community that is recognized as a regional hub for business and recreation. Continued investment in recreation facilities, parks, projects, commercial revitalization, and community programming provides an exceptional quality of life for our residents, visitors and staff.

In addition, we have great job perks!  Here are a few to mention:

  • Free admission to all recreation facilities (Aquatic Centre, Sports Centre, Family Centre Arena)
  • We strive to make work a positive and engaging experience
  • Opportunity to build and expand your professional profile through interesting and rewarding work
  • We believe in creating a supportive environment where individuals feel encouraged, empowered and uplifted in their personal and professional lives. We strive to bring out the best in each other

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Manager, Family and Civic Centre, the facility operator will be responsible for ensuring the safety and quality of the ice surface, as well as performing routine maintenance and cleaning tasks. You will also interact with the public and provide excellent customer service. This is a casual position that requires flexibility and availability to work evenings and weekends.

Duties will include but are not limited to:


  • Effective time management of multiple facility schedules
  • High expectation of communicating effectively in a team environment
  • Participating in the Town’s Health & Safety Program and following all workplace procedures

Ice & Plant Operations

  • Operation and maintenance of the ice resurfacers, ice edgers, lifts, and other equipment as required.
  • Ensuring all daily/weekly/monthly etc. shift checklist and documentation are completed as required.

Event Operations

  • Ensuring event setups/take-downs at the Civic Centre are completed on-time.
  • Making periodic security sweeps of the facilities and enforcing facility rules.

Facility Operations

  • Providing snow and ice control during snow fall events
  • Work in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act plus other applicable codes
  • Perform other duties and special projects as assigned
  • All aspects of facility janitorial duties including cleaning dressing rooms, washrooms, and walkways.
  • Providing general repair and/or troubleshooting on facility equipment.
  • Operation of all HVAC and some light maintenance (replacing filters)

Successful applicants will demonstrate on their resume:

  • Minimum grade 12 education or equivalent
  • Arena Operator Level 1 would be an asset
  • 1-2 years in a facility maintenance related role or related experience

Our Interview questions are intended to assess the following behaviours, skills and experience:

  • A self starter with the ability to work independently and as a team
  • Proficient knowledge in facility maintenance repairs and control
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • How you prioritize tasks and have strong time-management skills


If you feel you have the necessary qualifications and are ready to join our team, please submit your resume and cover letter quoting Competition TOS2024-03 to

This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected.

The Town of Strathmore thanks all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment where every employee feels valued and respected. We will consider accessibility accommodations to applicants upon request. 

This posting is intended as a summary of the primary responsibilities and qualifications for this position. The job ad is not intended as inclusive of all duties an individual in this position might be asked to perform or of all qualifications that may be required either now or in the future.

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