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Senior Technician, Olympic Oval, Faculty of Kinesiology

Job ID: 11855

Updated: December 1, 2017

Location: Main Campus

Position Overview

The Olympic Oval in the Faculty of Kinesiology is currently seeking several Recurring Part-time Senior Technicians.

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 Shop Coordinator, and will provide world class technical services to speed skating equipment such as rockering, bending, blade runner, sharpening, skate repair, and assessment.

Position Description

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

  • Ensure the quality of all products and services offered through the Olympic Oval Tech Shop and Skate Shop
  • Inventory management
  • Ensure all machinery is maintained and cleaned regularly
  • Provide training and leadership to all Tech Shop and Skate Shop staff
  • Operate the POS system for equipment rentals, merchandise, and other monetary transactions. Held accountable for balancing cash outs and providing proper reporting for the shift
  • Responsible for the scheduling of staff
  • Respond accurately and professionally to general telephone, email, and in person inquiries and requests
  • Take a proactive leadership role and make any recommendations to ensure world class service and efficiency

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Technical speed skating and/or hockey skate experience
  • Minimum of three years experience working on blades
  • Knowledgeable in the use of specialized skate sharpening equipment
  • Previous POS experience
  • Knowledge of CLASS would be 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 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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