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Arena Pool Operator 2

Job Classification TitleARENA POOL OPERATOR 2
Job ID #2286218 X
Job StreamParks , Recreation & Forestry
Job TypeTemporary, Full-Time
Temporary DurationTBD
Salary/Rate$26.99 / Hour
Hours of Work (bi-weekly)80.00
Shift InformationN/A
AffiliationL416 Outside
On-Going Opportunities Description


Toronto is Canada’s largest city, the fourth largest in North America, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. Consistently ranked one of the world’s most livable cities, we are a global centre for business, finance, arts and culture. Join the award-winning Toronto Public Service as an Arena Pool Operator 2 within our Parks, Forestry and Recreation Division.


Although there may not be current vacancies, resumes will be kept on file for 6 months and then deleted from our system. You must reapply after 6 months.


Major Responsibilities:


  • Performs tasks required for the safe and proper operation of a facility that may include arenas, pools, Zamboni, Olympia, Farm Tractor with ice resurfacing attachment community centres and surrounding grounds, including parks maintenance
  • Makes minor equipment and/or facility repairs and performs preventative maintenance
  • Carries out day to day janitorial duties and seasonal maintenance programs
  • Produces reports, including incident reports concerning the operation and use of facilities
  • Inspects and operates equipment such as heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration equipment, pumps and filtration equipment and grounds maintenance equipment
  • Operates and maintains ice resurfacing equipment and cleans, floods and maintains ice surfaces
  • Repairs and maintains wading/water parks and swimming pools
  • Sets up and takes down equipment and furnishings for all types of permits, programs, public functions and sports activities
  • Performs all readings for pool and/or arenas, including chemical, temperature and pressure readings and any additional instrument readings as required, and maintains records of the same
  • Completes and maintains records and log books
  • May provide work direction and training to other staff
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Key Qualifications:

Your application must describe your qualifications as they relate to:

  1. Experience in the operation of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment for the purpose of the safe and efficient operation of facilities.
  2. Experience operating pool heating and filtration equipment, including monitoring water chemistry and handling pool chemicals.
  3. Must possess and be able to maintain a valid Province of Ontario Class "G" Driver's License and must qualify for the City's equipment operating permits and requirements.

You must also have:

  • Ability to operate and maintain facility maintenance equipment (e.g. janitorial, snow removal equipment, filtration equipment, etc.)
  • Ability to interpret and record various Refrigeration/Engine Room readings (e.g. brine temperature, ice temperature, suction and discharge pressure, ammonia pressure/levels, oil pressure/levels, cooling water or glycogen temperature, etc.
  • Ability to prepare and maintain ice surfaces (e.g. flood, edge, shave, paint lines, etc.)
  • Ability to ensure appropriate maintenance standards for fire and safety conditions
  • Ability to use hand tools, mechanical equipment and make minor mechanical repairs within facilities
  • Familiarity with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, including WHMIS procedures and the provisions and legislation that apply to this work
  • Good interpersonal skills to deal effectively with the public and co-workers
  • Ability to communicate in English both verbally and in writing, including the ability to complete incident reports, standard forms and maintain log books
  • Must be physically capable of performing required duties, including working in a pool environment and handling pool chemicals
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain Standard First Aid certification
  • May be required to obtain a Certified Pool Operator's certificate and/or Basic Refrigeration Certificate (Level 1) or equivalents, depending on the facility
  • Must be capable of working in all adverse weather conditions
  • Must be able to work shifts and weekends as required


We thank all applicants and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.


As you may be contacted via email, please ensure that your email address is kept up to date in your Candidate Profile.


Please note that all applicants are encouraged to provide a valid email address for communication purposes. Applicants may receive written correspondence regarding this job posting directly to the email address provided on their resume or to the one used to set-up their Candidate Profile if applying on TalentFlow. As an applicant, it is your responsibility to ensure that you check your email regularly.


The City of Toronto is committed to fostering a positive and progressive workforce that is representative of the citizens we serve. We will provide equitable treatment and accommodation to ensure barrier-free employment.  In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the City of Toronto's Accommodation Policy, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of the City's hiring process.


If you are invited to participate in an assessment process, kindly provide your accommodation needs in advance. Please be advised that you may be requested to provide medical/other documentation to Human Resources to ensure that appropriate accommodation is provided to you throughout the hiring process.


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