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Facility Operations Support, Olympic Oval, Faculty of Kinesiology

Job ID: 11699

Updated: December 1, 2017

Location: Main Campus

Position Overview

Be a part of a vibrant world class team!  Work in "Canada's Medal Factory" and help Canadian athletes make their mark. 

The Olympic Oval in the Faculty of Kinesiology is currently seeking several Recurring Part-time Facility Operations Support.

This position reports to the maintenace supervisor. Work is performed within the Olympic Oval, a multi-use world-class facility providing services to a client base ranging from the general public to high performance athletes. Provides a support role to the operations department and must be capable of performing any duties required in the operations department. The hours for this position fluctuate based on the events in the building and the applicants will be required to work evenings and weekends.

Position Description

Summary of Key Responsibilities (job functions include but are not limited to):

  • Operate an ice resurfacing unit, forklift, and edger as well as safe and proper use of tools and equipment
  • Ensures that all required safety procedures are followed when carrying out tasks
  • Ensure a safe training environment for athletes, public and all other users of the Oval
  • First contact for all first aid incidents within the Oval
  • Supervision of up to 3 part time staff in the absence of full time personnel

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Minimum Grade 12 education
  • Current certification in both First Aid and CPR, qualified, comfortable and competent regarding all first aid decisions
  • Experience and/or ice making and maintenance certification
  • Extensive experience and knowledge within a large speed skating/arena environment ensuring accurate input regarding changing ice and building conditions
  • Experience in building turnovers, willing to work at extreme heights and are able to lift heavy objects
  • Fully qualified and competent to operate various motorized equipment found in an arena environment including proven Zamboni experience
  • A valid Alberta drivers licence is required

Application Deadline: This position will remain open until filled; however, applicants will be reviewed as they are received.

We would like to thank all applicants in advance for submitting their resumes. Please note, only those candidates chosen to continue on through the selection process will be contacted.

Additional Information

This position is part of the AUPE bargaining unit, and falls under the General Job Family, Phase III.

To find out more about management and staff opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Management and Staff Careers website

About the University of Calgary

The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to become one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. Ranked as the top young university in Canada and North America, the University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit

The University of Calgary believes that a respectful workplace, equal opportunity and building a diverse workforce contribute to the richness of the environment for teaching, learning and research, and provide faculty, staff, students and the public with a university that reflects the society it serves. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply, however preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.



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