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Skate Shop Attendant, Olympic Oval, Faculty of Kinesiology

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Job ID: 11779

Updated: April 4, 2018

Location: Main Campus

Position Overview

The Olympic Oval in the Faculty of Kinesiology is currently seeking several Recurring Part-time Skate Shop Attendants.

Be a part of a vibrant world class team!  Work in "Canada's Medal Factory" and help Canadian athletes make their mark! This position reports to the Skate Ship Coordinator in the Guest Services Office, and is responsible for ensuring the maintenance and quality of skates and equipment, processing of monetary transactions, selling merchandise, renting skates, organizing skates and providing excellent customer service.

Position Description

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

  • Renting skates to customers during public skating sessions
  • Providing free helmet rentals to program participants
  • Providing hockey equipment rentals to hockey teams and intramural hockey teams
  • Accurately completing semester equipment rental forms or daily equipment rental forms as needed
  • Completing monetary transactions for equipment rentals, using a cash register and/or transelect machine
  • Maintaining rental equipment as required
  • Providing merchandise sale to customers when requested
  • Re-stocking merchandise when required
  • Maintaining an accurate inventory

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Your qualifications include experience in an athletic and/or office environment
  • Strong communication and customer service skills
  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize
  • Experience in cash handling, and utilizing a POS system
  • Knowledge of speed skating and/or hockey is an asset

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 I.

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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