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Employment Opportunity – Facility Operator

The deadline to apply is February 10, 2023 at 3:00 pm
January 24, 2023

The Corporation of the Town of Cochrane

Employment Opportunity - Facility Operator (Arena Maintenance)
Posting Details
Job Title
Facility Operator (Arena Maintenance)
Community Services
7 Tim Horton Drive, Cochrane, Ontario
Immediate Supervisor
Operations Supervisor
Rate of Pay
Per Collective Agreement
Per Collective Agreement
Hours of Work
40 hours per week, shift work, evenings and/or weekends required
Position Status
Permanent Full Time
Application Deadline
February 10, 2023 at 3:00 pm
Job Description

The Facility Operator is responsible for recreational facilities which includes, but not limited to: the arena, pool, halls, soccer fields, ball diamonds, pavilions, play structures, beach house, parks, and trails. Duties include: performing custodial functions; building and equipment maintenance and minor repair; ice and pool maintenance; responding appropriately and in a timely manner to queries and problems; building opening and closing functions; ensuring facility cleanliness and safety at all times for all users; providing exceptional customer service related to all recreation facilities; and providing administrative assistance and input as required.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Minimum Grade 12 education with 2 years experience in a municipal or related field or equivalent with respect to the operation and maintenance of various facilities.
  • Must possess a valid “DZ” license or willing to obtain within the first 6 months as a condition of employment.
  • Basic Refrigeration certification or designated Certified Ice Technician, and Pool Operator’s Certificate are definite assets.
  • Training in WHIMIS, First Aid, and CPR required.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both official languages, French and English, is a definite asset.
  • Valid Criminal Record Check
Requirements & Responsibilities

It is expected that the successful candidate will enroll and succeed in annual professional development courses outlined by the department Director in order to obtain professional designations in refrigeration, pool operations, turf maintenance, and facility maintenance, if such designations are not yet possessed by the candidate.

Additional Details

We encourage qualified candidates to email their resume and cover letter to hr@cochraneontario.com before 3:00 p.m. on February 10, 2023. 

The Town of Cochrane is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process.  We will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities (AODA).  If you need an accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please call (705) 272-4361.

Personal information collected will be used in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection Privacy Act.

We thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.



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