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Curling Career Opportunities

Communications Manager - Curl BC

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The deadline for applications is Friday, February 16, 2024.

Coach Development Coordinator - Curl BC

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2024-26 Coach Development Coordinator Position

Submit resumes and or cover letter to pcseke@curlbc.ca by February 16, 2024.

*Only those successful for the position or an interview will be contacted.

Chilliwack Curling Club General Manager

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GM job posting CCCC January 2024

Email your resume and cover letter to Recruitment@curlchilliwack.org

The application deadline is February 15, 2024.

General Manager & Head Ice Technician - Dawson Creek Curling Club

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DCCC – GM and Head Ice Tech

If you are interested in the position(s), please contact Jeff Ginter at dccurl@shaw.ca.

The application deadline is February 29, 2024.

Ice Maker/ Bar Manager - Trail Curling Club

Starting in the fall of 2024, the Trail Curling Club is in need of a certified Ice Maker/Bar Manager.

The Trail Curling Club is the only 8 sheet Curling Club in the Kootenay region of BC.

This job is a 6.5 month seasonal (mid-September to March 31st) contract, with remuneration based on experience and certificates. First Aid and Serve it Right are also required, with training available for any certificates needed. The TCA is looking for an expression of interest with a resume or questions to tca@trailcurlingclub.ca.

Certified Ice Technician, Vancouver Curling Club

Primary Location: 4575 Clancy Loranger Way, Vancouver BC

Secondary Location: 8730 Heather Street, Vancouver BC

Van Curl Ice Technicians are responsible for carrying out a variety of duties in service of the membership, guests, and stakeholders of the Van Curl organization. The primary responsibility of the ice technician team is to the ice and ice conditions and ensure that the quality of ice offered at Van Curl facilities results in an unsurpassed quality of curling excellence. Around and off the ice, our team maintains a high standard of cleanliness, which ensures that our members and guests feel welcome and safe in a clean environment.

The Van Curl mission is to grow the sport of curling in our communities by providing a positive experience for people of any age, gender, race, or identity. Van Curl Ice Technicians are often the frontline of our organization when it comes to interaction with members and guests, and as such, we look for fun/friendly people, who will help fulfill our organizations mission to foster a welcome experience to all.

JOB TITLE:                 Certified Ice Technician (hourly position $20-$22/hour)

QUALIFICATIONS:     Recognized Curling Ice Technician Certificate, plus referral from qualified Ice Technician Trainer

HOURS:                      Fixed seasonal shift work, 16-40 hours per week during our operating months (August to June)

LANGUAGE:               English (Primary)

REPORTS TO:           Head of Ice Operations & Head Ice Technicians

SUMMARY:

Reporting to the Head of Ice Operations and/or the Head Ice Technician, a Certified Ice Technician has committed to building a knowledge base on water quality in the ice making system, how to properly maintain stones, how to sharpen scraper blades, and how to recognize ice issues and adjust maintenance routines accordingly. The Certified Curling Ice Technician also plays an important role in providing customer service and assisting the Van Curl members and guests by liaising with league representatives and group organizers. The Head Ice Technician or Head of Ice Operations may also require the Certified Ice Technician to take on additional duties as assigned, and travel between Van Curl facilities as needed.

 Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide excellent customer service to all members and guests by assisting them with equipment, ice schedule, and general club information.
  • Scrape, clean, and pebble the ice daily in preparation for league curling, bonspiels, rental groups, and practice ice sessions.
  • Ensure club property is used in a safe and respectful manner by members and guests.
  • Clean and maintain the area around the ice surface, by checking on garbage cans, tissue supplies, rental equipment, hack protectors, and general tidiness.
  • Ensure the ice scraper, scraper blade, nipper, and nipper blades are kept in good working order through proper maintenance and precautionary measures.
  • Clean and maintain washrooms and change rooms by mopping of floors, emptying of garbage cans, cleaning and sanitization of toilets, and replenishment of paper supplies as needed.
  • Clean and maintain the lower lobby, upper lounge, boardroom, offices, pro-shop, stairwell, and elevator by vacuuming and sweeping, emptying of garbage cans, cleaning glass and windows, and sanitizing various fixtures as needed.
  • Clean and maintain rental equipment by scrubbing curling brooms, washing grippers, cleaning sliders, and repairing delivery aids as needed.
  • Emptying of large garbage cans to outer garbage area daily.
  • Respond to emergency situations and provide first-aid when required.
  • Other duties as assigned by the head ice technician or head of ice operations.
  • Strict adherence to the Van Curl Bullying and Harassment Policy.

Competencies that you bring:

  • Physical stamina and strength. You can safely lift and manipulate a range of equipment while working in a cold environment and can work a variety of times across the week.
  • Customer service skills. You have a great personality and enjoy ensuring a positive experience for the members and guests.
  • Great team worker. You’re good at communication with supervisors and co-workers regarding day-to-day routines and/or issues that arise from time to time, and your trustworthiness and resourcefulness is appreciated by everyone you work with.
  • Commitment to safety. You’ve got a good working knowledge of safe working practices, and you demonstrate a commitment to those practices, as well as ensuring the safety of co-workers, members, and guests.

 Summary:

Candidates who demonstrate a commitment to the organization and an aptitude for the duties of an ice technician will be eligible for sponsored training. We also encourage our Ice Technicians to seek out opportunities to join ice crews at provincial, national, and international events. Van Curl predominantly does most of its hiring at the start of the curling season (August), but we encourage interested applicants to reach out at any time between the months of August to June. If you are an experienced Ice Technician with a passion for working in a vibrant and fast paced environment, then Van Curl is interested in meeting you and helping to facilitate that journey.

Interested applicants should email their resume and cover letter to the Head of ice Operations (Norm Scott): nscott@vancurl.com

604-874-0122 Ext: 5

General Manager, Vernon Curling Club

WHO WE ARE

The Vernon Curling Club is recognized as a first-class curling facility. The Club was established in 1931 and, as such, boasts a tradition of curling and social activity. We have all the amenities to provide members with a total curling experience. This includes eight sheets of curling ice, two large viewing areas, a comfortable lounge, and a banquet hall that can accommodate up to 200 guests.

Our eight-sheet curling rink delivers excellent services for our over 600 members as well as hosts provincial, national and international curling events. We pride ourselves on providing high-calibre curling programs and events for our members and professional, quality services to facility renters.

This is an opportunity to join a dynamic North Okanagan Curling organization with great plans for the future. The General Manager is at the core of our operations, managing club and facility operations, overseeing curling programs and events, maintaining and growing club revenues, managing facility rentals, and engaging our members and the community.

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR

The Vernon Curling and Athletic Club is seeking a General Manager with experience in running a curling club or other sports facility. This position is a full-time year-round position requiring an extensive time commitment that may include weekdays, weeknights, and weekends during the September to April curling season. Work season.

The General Manager reports to the Board of Directors and will oversee all areas of staff management which includes the Ice plant/ Building maintenance, Food Services, Accounting/ Payroll, Events and Member Services to ensure the provision of high quality, consistent, friendly, and timely services to our membership and rental guests.

What we Offer
Competitive wages and health benefits

Salary $60,000 annually plus incentives
Continuous career development

What You Offer
Outgoing demeanour, strong public relations, and client services skills
A passion for people and service excellence
Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Application Closing date:                February 1st, 2024

Position to start:                                  August 1st, 2024

 If this position interests you please Email the Vernon Curling Club Board of Directors at vccJobs2023@gmail.com with a short letter of interest and we will provide you with complete details of the job posting.

Delta Thistle Curling Club Manager

Delta Thistle Curling Club

The Delta Thistle Curling Club (DTCC) celebrated fifty years of being a community space that services and connects the community of North Delta.  The club offers six sheets of ice, various curling leagues, a pro-shop, and lounge.

Job Description

The DTCC Manager is responsible for overseeing all operations. Working closely with staff, board members, and key volunteers, the Manager will develop strategies, implement tactics, and support programming to meet the needs of the organization, and community. An ability to use ethical and conflict management process when dealing with sensitive issues is important in this position. Part of the Manager’s responsibilities require being available on evenings, and weekends.

Major Areas of Responsibility

 Operations

  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the club, ensuring smooth and efficient operation.
  • Develop and implement club policies and procedures to ensure a safe and welcoming environment
  • Manage and supervise club staff, including hiring, training, and scheduling
  • Inventory management for the lounge and pro-shop
  • Manage administrative tasks such as payroll, budgeting, and reporting.
  • Ensure compliance with all health and safety regulations.
  • Lead organizational communication and marketing campaigns

 Member Services and Programming

  • Provide excellent customer service to club members and guests, addressing any concerns or issues that may arise.
  • Registration management and reporting
  • Develop and implement marketing strategies to attract new members and retain existing ones through collaboration with community partners such as Delta Parks and Recreation and Curl BC.
  • Develop strategies for the growth of revenue streams inclusive of private ice rentals, Pro-Shop inventory, and practice ice rentals.
  • Assist with DTCC social activities and events such as bonspiels, curling clinics, try-learn-play initiatives.

Qualifications:

 Ideally, candidates will have the following:

  • A minimum of 3 years’ previous experience in sport or hospitality management;
  • Experience with the operation of governance of non-profit societies, including working with non-profit boards and volunteers;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and organizational abilities, with a strong attention to detail;
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize competing priorities, and meet multiple deadlines;
  • Strong administrative skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, online registration software, video/web conferencing tools, project management software, and database management;
  • Good fiscal acumen for budgeting and fiscal management.
  • Basic communication and marketing knowledge

Other Assets:

  • Proven ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Financial literacy
  • Knowledge of the sport of curling
  • Event management experience
  • A degree or related diploma or other education in the field of business or sport management

Reporting:

 This position reports directly to the Delta Thistle Curling Club President.

Remuneration:

This is a salaried full-time position with competitive compensation based on a yearly 9-month term contract. For 2023/2024, upon a prospective start date, this salary will be pro-rated with the additional provision of free curling memberships for the manager and their family.

Application:

Submit your application to info@deltathistle.ca.

Delta Thistle Curling Club is an equal opportunity employer.

Vancouver Curling Club - Various Positions

Vancurl is hiring for multiple positions for the 2023-24 season including:

Vancouver Curling Club is the premier location for curling in Vancouver. Located in Hillcrest
Centre in the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic host facility, Vancouver Curling Club has eight
sheets of ice and serves over 1,400 regular members and 10,000 unique visitors every season.
As a not-for-profit organization, we strive to provide an exceptional curling experience to our
community.

The VCC is always interested in strong team members. If this is you, please feel free to submit a resume and a cover letter to patrick.prade@vancurl.com

Items for Sale

Rinkmaster Ice Scraper for Sale

A Rink Master Ice scraper, good condition. $1200 with blade.

Phone (250) 328-5884