Outdoor Rink Staff EX22-1189

Posting date: October 11, 2022

Job Title: Outdoor Rink Staff 

Number of Vacancies: 80

Posting number: EX22-1189

Status: Contract Part Time Positions (Recruitment Pool)

Estimated Probable Duration: Until March 31, 2023 (weather permitting)

Hours of Work: Up to 48 hours bi-weekly

Shift Work Required: Yes

Rate of Pay: $16.98

Start date: To follow selection process

Initial Reporting Location: Various Outdoor Rinks or Ramsey Lake Skate Path

Section: Parks Services
Division: Leisure Services
Department: Community Development                                   

Applications will be considered for both current and future vacancies for the 2022/2023 winter season.

Main Function:     To assist in the maintenance of a rink and delivery of outdoor rink programs.

Duties:      Under the general supervision of the Manager of Parks or designate and the direct supervision of the Supervisor of Outdoor Rinks and Skate Paths.        

  1.      Ensure the rink and facility are prepared and maintained for the delivery of outdoor rink programs.

  2.      Ensure that all participants/users comply with the rules and regulations of the facility.

  3.      Assist program staff and volunteers in the efficient delivery of services as required. 

  4.      Assist in the maintenance of records related to accidents or incidents and tracking of participants and volunteer hours.

  5.      Assist to maintain and protect the Section’s materials and equipment on site.

  6.      Advise Supervisor of any problems arising from the maintenance or use of the facility.

  7.      Develop and maintain a thorough working knowledge of CGS's Safety Manual and the applicable Provincial Legislation listed therein.

  8.      Perform other related duties as required.


Education and Training:

Successful completion of Secondary School (Grade X) Education.

Current CPR and First Aid Certificate an asset.


Up to six (6) months of related experience.

Knowledge of:

Best practices within program or service area.

Creative and recreational activities related to rink operation.

Safety Procedures.

Abilities to:

Operate snow clearing equipment including a snowblower safely.

Demonstrate ability to deal with a variety of user groups.

Deal with the public and other staff in a courteous and effective manner.

Work and act independently and use initiative when required.

Work evenings and weekends if applicable.

Personal Suitability:

Mental and physical fitness to perform essential job functions.


Excellent use of English; verbally and in writing.

French verbal skills highly desirable; written skills an asset.


Provide, at own cost, a Criminal Records Check.

Note: A Criminal Record Check will be requested by the Hiring Manager should you be the candidate of choice.  Please do not submit your Criminal Record Check with your application.

How to Apply:

Résumés quoting EX22-1189 are invited and will be received by the City of Greater Sudbury’s Human Resources and Organizational Development Division, by e-mail at hrjobs@greatersudbury.ca or fax at 705-688-3979, for the above noted position until 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 9, 2023.  Any application received after this deadline will not be considered.

For further instructions on how to apply to this position, please visit our How to Apply section.

All City of Greater Sudbury employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of hire in accordance with the City's mandatory Vaccination Policy. Please do not submit your proof of vaccination with your resume. This information will only be required if you are selected as the candidate of choice. For more information, please visit our website at www.greatersudbury.ca/jobs.

All applicants are thanked for their interest in this position.  Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  If contacted, and you require a disability related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process you must advise the Hiring Manager.

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The City of Greater Sudbury is dedicated to maintaining a fair and equitable work environment,  and are happy to hire qualified (including education credential) applicants from anywhere. In order to hire a candidate one must be legally entitled to work in Canada, with legally entitled being defined as having all of the necessary paperwork processed, approved and responded to, by way of a work permit being issued and received.  Personal information submitted will be used for the purpose of determining suitability for this competition only in accordance with The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.