Recreation Facilities Attendant I

City of Trail
Posted 16 days ago
Trail,
$34.01 per hour
Casual

Job Description

The City of Trail is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated individual to fill a casual Recreation Facilities Attendant I position in the Parks and Recreation Department.  Reporting to the Recreation Facilities Maintenance Foreman, the Recreation Facilities Attendant I participates in the operation, maintenance and cleaning of the City’s parks and recreational facilities.

This position requires excellent customer service skills along with an aptitude for janitorial work, pool and ice maintenance and event production.

Desirable qualifications include (applicants not possessing these specific certifications may be considered):

  • Refrigeration Safety Awareness certification, as recognized under the BC Pressure Vessels and Boilers Act
  • Pool Operator Level I certification
  • RFABC Ice making certification
  • Building Service Worker certification, with WHMIS
  • Occupational First Aid, Level I
  • Grade 12 education
  • Valid BC Driver’s License

This position is within the CUPE Local 2087 Bargaining Unit and involves evening and weekend work.  Wages are as per the Collective Agreement and the position is currently compensated at $34.01 (2023) per hour.

Applicants are invited to submit a letter of application accompanied by a detailed resume by email.

Applications will be received until the position is filled.

The City of Trail thanks all applicants for their interest and will only reply to those selected for an interview.

Additional Info

POSITION SUMMARY

Reporting to the Recreation Facilities Maintenance Foreman, the Recreation Facilities Attendant 1 assists with the operation of City’s parks and recreational facilities. This position requires excellent customer service skills along with an aptitude for janitorial work, maintenance, and event production. A regular work schedule may include day and afternoon shifts, with possible days off during weekdays. This position is subject to regular performance planning and review.

CLASSIFICATION

Physical, semi-skilled work of minor complexity with limited variation and minimal responsibility. Job specific certification and some initiative is required while working under close supervision.

GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Prepare facilities for use as per daily schedules which include facility rentals, recreational programs, and special events.

2. Assist fellow staff and contractors engaged in performing related work, including facility operations staff, event and program coordinators, Public Works, and City Hall personnel.

3. Assist with the execution of seasonal shutdowns, projects, and maintenance programs.

4. Adhere to job specific policies and procedures.

5. Perform the duties of Shift Lead Hand, when assigned.

6. Assist with additional related duties and projects as required.

SPECIFIC DUTIES

Building Operations and Production

I. Operate heating, ventilation, air conditioning, domestic hot water, and water filtration systems, while monitoring the ice refrigeration plant. Monitor all systems’ effective operation; report necessary repairs and maintenance, and maintain related records and logs.

2. As permitted under the Safety Standards Act and as periodically instructed, perform or assist with painting and maintenance of recreational and fitness equipment, building mechanical systems, and related components.

3. Operate and perform daily maintenance of various equipment, including, but not limited to the ice resurfacer, ice edger, skate sharpener, floor scrubbers, snow blower, and half ton truck as per manufacturer guidelines. Maintain related records and logs, and report any abnormalities.

4. Assist with all aspects of ice installation, maintenance, removal, and related record keeping.

5. Carry outjanitorial duties including, but not limited to, sweeping, mopping, washing and waxing floors; cleaning hallways, change rooms, windows, bleachers, and washrooms; unstopping sinks, toilets and drains; checking and replenishing supplies.

6. Convert and prepare facilities, for events and programs including the assembly, setup and teardown of staging, curtains, scaffolding, tables, chairs, sport and recreation equipment, etc.

7. Prepare playground equipment and park grounds as per daily schedules, including dragging and marking out ball lines, moving bases, goals, bleachers, etc. 8. Monitor the buildings mechanical systems, primarily using the DDC Control System, and adjust settings as per daily schedules while responding appropriately to abnormalities.

9. Perform equipment and facility inspections, as directed, to identify necessary repairs and maintenance while ensuring the overall safety and security of facilities, staff, and patrons.

10. Adhere to all established safe work practices, procedures, and regulations; including WCB, the BC Safety Authority, City Safety Policy, Fire Safety Plan’s, and Health Act.

11. Monitor the behavior of patrons to ensure that rules and regulations governing the use of facilities are adhered to.

Administration

I. Operate the skate shop, as required.

2. Attend meetings as requested, including, but not limited to staff meetings, event and program planning, and safety committee meetings.

3. Under the direction of the Maintenance Foreman, inventory and purchase supplies and equipment required for the operation of the facilities, equipment, systems, and grounds that are assigned to this position while adhering to established purchasing procedures.

Shift Lead Handfunction (when assigned)

1. Guide and oversee the work of other staff within the operations and maintenance division.

2. Provide support in effective and safe work methods, and after completion verify that the work and duties of other operations and maintenance staff were fulfilled as required and/or in compliance with various governing regulations and safety laws.

3. Under the direction of the Maintenance Foreman, maintain simple records on operational issues such as preventative maintenance work orders, facility mechanical log book notations, and incident reports.

4. With the approval of the Maintenance Foreman, call in staff as required.

5. Deal with minor operational and staff problems in the absence of the Maintenance Foreman, such as attending to emergency situations to render equipment safe for operational use according to specified operating procedures and guidelines; staff shortages; power and electrical failures; and patron emergencies, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS

1. Knowledge of recreational facility operations including janitorial, building trades, ice maintenance, refrigeration plant safety and operation, pool systems operation, and park, playground and playing field maintenance.

2. Required certifications:

Basic Safety Awareness (BSA) Refrigeration certification, or equivalent, as recognized under the BC Pressure Vessels and Boilers Act.

Pool Operator Level I

Ice Making (RFABC) certification

Building Service Worker / Janitorial certification including WHMIS training.

Preferred certifications:

Valid 4th Power Engineer certification, or equivalent, as recognized under the BC Pressure Vessels and Boilers Act.

Pool Operator Level II

Recognized Trade Certification

Occupational First Aid, Level I with CPRJAED

3. Minimum High School Diploma

4. Valid BC Driver’s Licence

COMPETENCIES

1. Ability to deal effectively and courteously with the public and fellow staff members, including facility operations staff, event and program coordinators, Public Works, and City Hall personnel.

2. Ability to perform the Lead Hand function; guide and oversee the work of others; provide direction on work methods and procedures; resolve minor operational or staff problems in the absence of the Maintenance Foreman.

3. Facilitate an exceptional customer experience and maintain positive working relationships with the public, partners, and community organizations.

4. Good interpersonal skills: written and oral communication; time management; goal setting; priority management; ability to receive, give, and carry our instructions.

5. Ability to adjust and work within the demands of a heavy schedule including juggling the demands of multiple events and programs held at various facilities.

6. Perform leadership skills including supervising, mentoring and coaching.

7. Proven ability to make critical decisions independently and without supervision. 8. Good computer skills, including demonstrated ability in the use of Windows and MS Office Suite software, as well as maintenance and mechanical systems software.

9. Ability to perform routine physical labour while observing equipment in operation and reporting any malfunctions.

10. Ability to perform administrative tasks, such as maintain records and complete forms.

11. Must have some mechanical aptitude and a working knowledge of codes and regulations governing public facilities.

12. Working knowledge of ice-making methods, re-surfacing equipment, ammonia refrigeration systems, and the ability to operate and/or monitor equipment related to the work.

13. A sound knowledge of WHMIS, safety and personal protective equipment, and safe work practices and procedures.

14. Working knowledge of the materials, methods and equipment used in janitorial and building maintenance work.

15. Ability to work varying shifts at a variety of parks and recreational facilities.

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