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Please contact rconnopprice@curlbc.ca if you would like to advertise in the Curl BC classifieds. This service is free for Curl BC members and costs $30/month for non-members.

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Gibsons Curling Club seeking Ice Technician/Club Administrator for 2018/2019

Gibsons Curling Club is a non-profit society operated by a volunteer board with approximately 180 members. The club serves communities from Langdale to Pender Harbour and offers evening and weekday leagues on four sheets of curling ice. GCC operates three to four bonspiels and hosts special events, school sessions and rentals throughout the curling season.

Responsibilities for the Ice:
• Install the ice at the beginning of the season, including in-ice logos, ice markings, and dividers between sheets, and removal of same at the end of the season.
• Monitor and regularly inspect the ice plant and ice equipment to ensure that they are in safe and operable condition. Supervise repairs or maintenance as needed.
• Facilitate day-to-day ice operations, ensuring a safe, high-quality playing surface for all league play, rentals, bonspiels and other functions as required.
• Supervise and schedule volunteer assistants as required.

Club Administration:
• Be the first point of contact for club members, the public, suppliers and contractors.
• Maintain membership list, registration and collection of fees and dues.
• Oversee building maintenance and coordinate any relevant inspections or permits.
• Handle club correspondence, telephones, mail and e-mail.
• Maintain an accurate calendar of event bookings and required volunteers.
• Assist with organization of bonspiels and special events.
• Assist with pro-shop management.

General club maintenance:
• Maintain the lobby, upstairs lounge, washrooms and entryway.
• Maintain the workshop, pump and storage rooms and areas adjacent to the ice surface in a safe and organized manner.
• Maintain rental equipment.

Qualifications and Requirements:
• Successful completion of the Level 1 – Ice Technician Program along with a commitment to providing high quality curling ice.
• A good working knowledge of curling ice refrigeration, filtration and dehumidification systems.
• Effective communication skills in dealing with the members, the public, volunteers and guests.
• The ability to recognize and proactively solve problems.
• Able to work with minimal supervision.
• Comfortable operating Windows computer, including Microsoft Office and basic internet software.

Preference will be given to candidates who may have:
• Level 2 – Ice Technician certification.
• Club Coach level 1 or above.
• Familiarity with a freon/brine refrigeration system.
• Familiarity with cash registers and point of sale equipment.
• First aid and CPR certification.
• B.C. Serving it Right certificate.

Additional Information

The application deadline is 4:00 pm on Friday, April 27, 2018.
This is a contract position that runs from mid-September to early April.
There are flexible working hours with some evening, weekend and holiday hours required for bonspiels and special events.
Successful Criminal record check will be a condition of employment.
Compensation will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Applications will be accepted in confidence and can be submitted to:

mail:
Attn: Selection Committee
Gibsons Curling Club
951 Gibsons Way
Gibsons, BC
V0N 1V8

e-mail:
gibsonscurlingclub@gmail.com
with subject line – Attn: Selection Committee

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Career Opportunity: Ice Technician, Osoyoos Curling Club

Overview:
Job responsibilities include ice installation (in August), care and maintenance of the playing surfaces throughout the season (October through March), and year-end removal (late March/early April).

Ideally applicants should have curling ice making and maintenance experience. A Level 1 Curling Ice Technician Certificate would be an asset and Level 2 would be a bonus. However, consideration will also be given to those who have curling experience. Training will be available.

The Club is a four-sheet curling facility hosting day and evening draws 4 – 5 days per week and several bonspiels throughout the season (plus the mid summer bonspiel in August) and occasional provincial events.

This is a contract position with WCB coverage requiring approx. 500 hours per year.

Remuneration will be commensurate with experience.

Send resumes or questions directly to the Club president Ron Doucette email ciddeuce@telus.net or phone 250-495-6802 by February 21, 2018.

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Curling Coaches Wanted: Hollyburn Country Club

Hollyburn Country Club is a private family Club that provides its members with an exclusive hub for activity, sport, dining, entertainment, socialization and business. Located in the beautiful British Properties in West Vancouver, the club is a short 5 minute drive from Park Royal or a bus right to the front door.

Our Athletics department is currently looking for contract curling coaches to join the team.

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide a fun, respectful, and inclusive atmosphere for groups or individuals using the curling facility
  • Work with groups of up to 16 people of varying age and skill level to introduce curling basics: safety, delivery, sweeping, rules, scoring, etc.
  • Be able to explain basic curling strategy and help more advanced curlers implement strategy into their game
  • Respond in a timely manner regarding availability for coaching opportunities

Please click here for the full job description.

Hiring Manager’s Name & Position: Kate Marshall
Hiring Manager’s email address: kmarshall@hollyburn.org

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Job Opportunity

Curl BC would like to recruit Club Development Coaches in BC.

To read more about the program, visit our Curl BC Club Development Coach page.

If you think you would like to be a Curl BC Club Development Coach, please review the Club Development Coach Job Description, then send an email to msim@curlbc.ca with a resume detailing your coaching experience and a cover letter indicating where in B.C. you are willing to travel.

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Note: This is an information service only. Although Curl BC welcomes postings, it is up to the individuals to contact each other directly. Curl BC has not verified any information posted here.

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