HRM - Utility Operator (Ref#1756BR)

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Utility Operator (Ref#1756BR)

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Halifax Regional Municipality is inviting applications for the permanent part-time position of Utility Operator 2 at Sackville Sports Stadium with the Halifax Regional Municipality. We encourage applications from qualified African Nova Scotians, racially visible persons, women in non-traditional positions, persons with disabilities and Aboriginal persons. HRM encourages applicants to self-identify. This is a repost of a previous competition - Applicants who previously applied will not be able to­ reapply, as your application has already been considered. Reporting to the Operations Manager, this position will be responsible for safe and efficient ice making, pool maintenance, building operation services, maintenance of ice surfaces, building maintenance and set up for special events. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Record any machinery malfunctions, changes in operation conditions, maintenance performed on equipment or machinery in the daily log book.

  • Ice maintenance-which includes installation, ice resurfacing operating and maintaining ice resurfacer.

  • Cleaning of entire arena including washrooms, dressing rooms, dasher boards, etc.

  • Security of equipment in the arena and the building itself.

  • General repairs or arena equipment including goal nets.

  • Assists with preparing facility for initial ice making, painting ice, maintaining, shaving and flooding the ice, operating and maintaining the Zamboni.

  • Security of equipment in the complex.

  • General repairs to complex and facility equipment.

  • Inspect and maintain boards.

  • Maintain dressing rooms and other areas within the arena.

  • Other related assigned duties.

QUALIFICATIONS Education & Experience:

  • Grade 12 or equivalent.

  • Valid NS Department of Labour 2nd Class Refrigeration License would be an asset.

Technical / Job Specific Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Staff maintains and adheres to all applicable Government Regulations and Acts relating to the operation of the Sackville Sports Stadium.

  • Experience operating an ice resurfacing machine

  • Valid WHMIS, Emergency First Aid, CPR Accreditation or willingness to obtain

  • Knowledge of required safety procedures and work practices

  • Valid NS Class 5 drivers License

  • Must have a good attendance and work record

  • Must have excellent customer service skills

  • Must have availability to handle stressful situations

  • Must have ability to work independently and as a member of a team

  • Must have ability to work safely and report any workplace hazards

  • Must have ability and skills to effectively interact with the general public and internal clients

  • Must ensure staff are properly trained on the use and safety elements of all equipment/processes

Security Clearance Requirements: Must have ability to pass a Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search and Child Abuse Registry Check. Please note: Testing may be conducted as a component of the selection process to assess technical and job specific knowledge. Candidates, who are selected for testing, may be tested in a group setting, scheduled at the employer's discretion. Candidates must be able to meet the physical requirements of the position and have valid licensing, as required. Please note - Applicants are responsible to include all information that they wish to have taken into consideration in the review of their application, and applicants are required to provide full details of experience or training referenced in the posting. Applicants may be screened out of this competition at preliminary stages of review based on the insufficiency of the information provided, and the award of this position may be made solely on the basis of the information provided in the electronic submission without any requirement that the Employer contact the candidate for further elaboration on information referenced in the application. Competencies: Communication, Customer Service, Decision Making, Organizational Awareness, Organization & Planning, Teamwork and Cooperation, Values and Ethics, Valuing Diversity WORK STATUS: Permanent part-time HOURS OF WORK: 32 hours biweekly - Sackville Sports Stadium, as per CUPE Local 108 Collective Agreement, Schedule D (Permanent Part Time Employees) Wednesdays and Thursdays 10 pm - 6 am SALARY: $22.80 per hour as per CUPE 108 Collective Agreement WORK LOCATION: Sackville Sports Stadium, 409 Glendale Drive, Sackville, NS B4C 2T6 CLOSING DATE: Applications will be received up to midnight Tuesday, March 21, 2017. This is a bargaining unit position. External applicants will only be considered if there are no qualified bargaining unit candidates. During the recruitment process, applicants have the right to request accommodation. Applicants invited to participate in an assessment process (such as an interview or testing) and who require accommodation, should discuss their needs with the Recruiter when invited to the assessment process. Qualified HRM retirees may also be considered for competitions. In these circumstances, a form of employment may be offered, including term and/or contract employment. (Position #78605083)

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