Recreation Attendant – City of Burnaby

29 June 2023

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Recreation Attendant

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Hourly wage: $20.76 + 12% in lieu of benefits (2023 Living Wage $24.08)


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Last Updated:
6/28/23 4:26 PM

The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community. With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team. People like you!

Arena Services at Bill Copeland Sports Centre, Kensington Complex, and Rosemary Brown Arena are looking for individuals with strong customer service skills who are committed to working with children and families to deliver first-class skating opportunities for our community. Our staff team is welcoming applications for Recreation Attendant 1 (Skate Shop and Skate Patrol) positions for the September to March Ice Season

This role includes the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Performing a variety of duties related to arena programs.
  • Maintain a fun and safe environment on the ice while supervising public skating sessions.
  • Enforcing arena policies
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the skate shop and facility.
  • Performing basic equipment maintenance/repairs
  • Sharpening skates and perform other related work as required

The qualifications for this position include: 

  • Minimum of Grade 10 high school education
  • Previous customer service experience
  • Strong ability to multitask and prioritize work.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Previous experience skate sharpening is an asset.
  • High Five Training and First Aid with CPR-C Certification are assets

Other relevant information:

  • Selected candidates will be required to attend an on-ice assessment session
  • You must provide your own skates and a CSA-approved hockey or snow sports helmet.
  • Applicants successful in the on-ice assessment will be considered for an interview

Hourly wage: $20.76 + 12% in lieu of benefits. (The City of Burnaby is a part of the Living Wage program; the 2023 living wage is $24.08).

Please apply online. This opportunity will remain open until filled.

Applicants under consideration will be required to consent to a Police Information Check.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an on-ice assessment will be contacted

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