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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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Employment Opportunity: Refrigeration Operator – Kelowna Curling Club, Kelowna

Expected to rapidly transition to Chief Engineer position with guidance as required from the current Chief.

Nestled in the beautiful Okanagan Valley, with the gorgeous beaches on lake Okanagan surrounded by plenty of mountains for hiking, biking, skiing, snowboarding and golfing and a multitude of other outdoor activities
Kelowna Curling Club Overview: Embrace your passion for customer service and creating an environment that is a pleasure for staff, members and guests to enjoy. Take a risk, make a change and experience a new adventure while further developing your career. To work in at the largest curling club in the world. Our team is a network of empowered individuals with a strong sense of themselves and the hospitality industry. Work hard, play hard and experience our family attitude. Join our Kelowna Curling Club family today!

Click here for the full job description.

Apply to Jock Tyre, General Manager, by June 30, 2019 at info@kelownacurling.com.

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Employment Opportunity: Ice Technician – Kamloops Curling Club, Kamloops

The Kamloops Curling Club invites tenders for the position of Contracted Ice Maker. (Employee model will also be entertained).

This is your opportunity to live in the interior of British Columbia in Kamloops “Canada’s Tournament Capital”.

The Kamloops Curling Club, established in 1949, is an eight sheet facility with roughly 700 members playing in many different leagues. The Club has hosted many high profile events. Last year we hosted our annual WCT Crown of Curling Cashspiel, the Blind Curling Association Western Canadian Championships, three club bonspiels and numerous zone qualifying events.

Service dates are September 1st to March 31st.

The complete package including the tasks and deliverables is available by contacting Rob Nordin at the Club: 250-372-5432, Cell: 250-371-4863 or email rob.nordin@gmail.com.

Please respond no later than April 30th, 2019 to the Kamloops Curling Club, 700 Victoria St, Kamloops BC, V2C 2B6, attention Rob Nordin or email rob.nordin@gmail.com.

The lowest or any bid may not be chosen in this process.

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Employment Opportunity: Ice Technician – Gibsons Curling Club, Gibsons

Ice Technician Required for the 2019-20 Season and or Ice Tech/Office manager for the 2019-20 Season
The Gibsons Curling Club is currently accepting applications for an Ice Technician. Level 1 CCA Ice Technician Certificate is an asset but not a requirement, previous experience would be preferred.
The Gibsons Curling Club has 4 sheets of ice, approx. 180 members, 4-5 evening leagues and 2 day-time leagues, several bonspiels and various ice rentals.
Job duties include but are not limited to installation and removal of ice, ice maintenance, general facility maintenance, cleaning and various other duties as required. This is a 7-month position starting mid Sept. to early April.
The Town of Gibsons has approximately 4,000 residents and is a scenic 40-min ferry ride from Horseshoe Bay. For more info about Gibsons go to www.gibsons.ca/aboutgibsons
Please send a cover letter expressing interest. Compensation will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Applications will be accepted in confidence and should be submitted to:
Mail: 951 Gibsons Way Gibsons, B.C. VON 1V9
Email: gibsonscurling@gmail.com with the subject line – Attention: Selection Committee.

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Alberni Valley Curling Club looking for lite rocks

The Alberni Valley Curling Club is looking for a set of very good to excellent lite rocks (2×8) to purchase second hand. Please contact Karen at kmraybeck@gmail.com or albernicurling@shaw.ca if you have rocks to sell.

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Williams Lake Curling Club looking for junior curling rocks

Williams Lake Curling Club is in search of a set of junior curling rocks. They currently have eight brown granite ones with yellow and black handles and would like to purchase eight more, preferably similar to the ones they have (see image above).  If any club has a set of these hanging around that they don’t use, Williams Lake would be interested in negotiating a fair price for them.  Please contact Rick at rickmi95@telus.net or 1 (250) 392-6262.

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Electric ice shaver for sale

Merritt Curling Club is selling an Ice King Super electric ice shaver. Price is $4,000 with a blade or $2,500 without a blade. Contact Paul Montgomery at 250-378-3975 for more information.

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Hollyburn Country Club seeking Curling Coaches

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

REQUIREMENTS

  • Candidates must be able to work week nights and weekends as required.
  • Candidates for the Contract Curling Coach position will need to have coached beginner curlers for at least 2 seasons.
  • NCCP Club Coach Certification is an asset but not vital. Individuals who are not NCCP certified will be vetted by our in-house coaching team.
  • Candidates must have strong verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • You agree to get a Criminal Record Check with a vulnerable sector search at your local Police Department immediately upon being hired — you will be reimbursed for this expense in full.
  • You currently live the values of the HCC Staff Team: being Powered ON or energized at all times; display a Service First attitude (excellent customer service skills); and create FOMO (the fear of missing out) in your daily interactions.
  • You consistently display evidence of the following key characteristics required for optimal delivery of customer service to members, guests, and staff: (1) enthusiasm, (2) teamwork, (3) initiative, (4) adaptability, (5) empathy, and (6) accountability.
  • You go above and beyond to demonstrate awareness and understanding of Hollyburn’s aim to deliver exceptional service to its members.

STAFF BENEFITS

  • Free on-site parking
  • Rewards and recognition programs
  • Development and educational opportunities
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Seasonal staff team building events & activities
  • Exclusive access to Facebook At Work©, our new internal communication tool for HCC Staff
  • Staff discount in the Sports Boutique

Sounds like Hollyburn Country Club will be a great fit for you?

Apply today! Please send your cover letter and resume to the Hiring Manager for this role:
Hiring Manager’s Name & Position: Kate Marshall
Hiring Manager’s email address: kmarshall@hollyburn.org

*No phone calls please. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Thank you for your time — We look forward to hearing from you!

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Ice Technician position available at Osoyoos Curling Club

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 four to five 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, ciddeauce@telus.net or 250-495-6802, by October 31st.

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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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