Arena Operator(s)


TITLE:                              Arena Operators FT and PT

DEPARTMENT:           Seven Chiefs Sportsplex & Chief Jim Starlight Centre

REPORTS TO:              Building Operations Manager, S.C.S/C.J.S.C.C


Under the direction of the Operations Manager, the Arena Operator is responsible for the general maintenance of the Seven Chiefs Sportsplex & Chief Jim Starlight Centre on a day to day basis.


  • To ensure that the arena is maintained to the highest degree of cleanliness and safety for all staff, patrons and user groups of the facility
  • To maintain all dressing rooms throughout the facility to ensure that all dressing rooms are clean and clear of vandalism and/or damages
  • To perform daily operations and maintenance of the ice surface, rink boards, glass and other duties pertaining to the ice surface and arena that is including but not limited to maintenance of the Zamboni, Olympia, ice edger, ice thickness, tools, and all equipment associated with the ice surface maintenance
  • To ensure that all (fire) exits are free and clear from obstruction on the interior and exterior of all doors.
  • To ensure that the proper maintenance and operations of all equipment of the facility are held with the highest degree of maintenance at all times as to prevent damage and/or vandalism of facility equipment
  • To ensure that all cleaning materials/tools/equipment are put away and all doors locked when rooms are not in use
  • To monitor the facility and all rooms within the facility for crime prevention of vandalism and/or theft and ensure that doors are locked at all times
  • To maintain the ice plant and ensure that all aspects of the machine are operational and to adjust (if required) temperatures to ensure proper operations if and when needed
  • To be responsible for the opening/closing operations of the facility, to ensure that the facility is operational for all staff, user groups/patrons of the S.C.S./C.J.S.C.C.
  • To monitor all schedules for user groups of the facility and ensure the schedules are adhered too
  • To have general knowledge of basic repairs to the facility if and when required so as to ensure safety for all staff/user groups/patrons
  • To ensure that the facility is fully operational and free of all safety concerns/dangers/hazardous material so as to protect the staff/user groups/patrons of the facility
  • To provide quality customer service to a wide variety of arena user groups by aiding with questions or concerns
  • Participates in ice plant shut down and other systems shutdowns/commissions as required
  • Inventories ice making equipment and tools associated with duties
  • Monitor arena performance in observance with Occupational Health and Safety Standards
  • If required assist with other areas of the overall facility and be knowledgeable in the tasks to be completed
  • Our clientele includes Hockey Canada, Calgary Flames, Calgary Hitmen, Calgary Wranglers, Skate Canada and others.


  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Valid drivers license and own transportation
  • Ice Making Level I and II preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years Arena experience preferred
  • Level I First Aid or equivalent including full knowledge of CPR techniques and AED certification
  • Must have or be willing to obtain WHIMIS and H2S Alive Confined Space Entry certification
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and public relations skills
  • Full working knowledge of the Olympia including but not limited too minor repairs if and preventative maintenance
  • Ability to work under stress and meet time demands set to strict schedule
  • Ability to work within a team environment and minimal supervision
  • Willingness to obtain further employment and educational training if and when required
  • Must be punctual with respect to the business hours of the S.C.S./C.J.S.C.C. in the opening and closing of the facility
  • To be physically fit to perform and complete the required demands and tasks assigned
  • To submit and complete a CPIC/CYIM Security clearance check at your own costs
  • Experience operating Olympia and Zamboni Ice Resurface


  • Depending on your position – a Vulnerable Sector check must be required upon application from all provinces, states or countries lived in for the last four years. Vulnerable Sector checks must be completed within the past month.


Please note that this organization adheres to Sections 1 – 9 of the Aboriginal Employee Preference Policy for selection and displacement.  Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be under a probationary period at the commencement of his or her employment.

 Competition Opens:   August 24, 2022

Competition Closes:   *Will remain open until suitable candidates are found*

 Please apply in writing, including a resume to:       

TsuuT’ina Nation Human Resources Department

9911 Chiila Boulevard, Tsuu T’ina, Alberta T2W 6H6

OR Email:

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We thank all applicants in advance, however, only those chosen with the required qualifications will be contacted for an interview.




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