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Rink Attendant

Cape Breton University, 1250 Grand Lake Rd, Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada Req #24
Wednesday, June 5, 2024
Please ensure you upload your resume, attach a cover letter,  list of references in the correct upload area. Any other documents required please add to Additional Documents. 

Cape Breton University invites applications for a full-time continuing position as Rink Attendant. This role will commence September 1st 2024 (or soon thereafter.)


The Facilities Management Department provides a range of services including the alteration and maintenance of existing facilities, project management, utilities services, the maintenance of residences, and management of the Canada Games Complex. The objective of the Department is to effectively and efficiently deliver a multitude of diverse functions and services in support of the university’s overall mission.


Rink Attendant, during ice plant operation is responsible for ice maintenance, building and equipment maintenance (including preventive maintenance) in the Arena.  When the ice plant is not in service, the arena will function as an off-ice facility, during those times the Rink Attendant will participate in maintenance and event facilitation in the arena complex, other recreational facilities, or around the campus. The Attendant will operate a variety of equipment in the performance of duties. 


Qualifications of this role are:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Valid Power Engineering Class 4 ticket or Refrigeration Class 2.
  • Minimum of one (1) year related experience.
  • Current First Aid course, AED and CPR, or willingness to obtain and re-certify as required.
  • Demonstrated initiative to carry out job responsibilities with general direction including good judgment skills.
  • Physically fit in order to be able to carry out the requirements of the position.
  • Ability to wear a respirator.
  • Demonstrated good work safety record.
  • Knowledge of regulatory procedures, and provincial Codes/Standards.
  • Thorough knowledge of area plant operations and safety protocols.
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions, the N.S. OHS Act, WHMIS.


Applications for the successful candidate will include a:

  • cover letter describing the expertise of the applicant
  • complete resume
  • Proof of Valid Power Engineering Class 4 ticket or Refrigeration Class 2.
  • list of least three references. 
    • Short listed candidates will be required to submit three reference letters.

Please upload all required documents to Additional Documents if no designated area is listed. Incomplete applications will not be considered.


The union affiliation of this position is with the Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union. Local 19, Maintenance Classification (MOS).


Applications must be received by July 29th 2024


Cape Breton University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

If we contact you for an interview and you are a person with a disability who requires technical aids or alternative arrangements, please let us know of these needs and how we can be of assistance. 




Cape Breton University

Human Resources Dept.


1250 Grand Lake Road


Sydney, NS B1M 1A2

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  • Job Family NSGEU MOS
  • Pay Type Salary
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  • Cape Breton University, 1250 Grand Lake Rd, Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada