Arena Maintenance

You will work as part of a team and will perform a variety of general maintenance and cleaning tasks such as: sweeping and cleaning arena stands and concourse; emptying waste and recycling containers and disposing in designated area; and assisting with the set up and tear down for special events.

Working conditions include physical labour (e.g. lifting, bending, pushing and pulling, standing for long periods of time), and requires mental alertness to ensure the safety of yourself and others.

Skate Patrol

You will ensure skaters are complying with the posted rules for public skating; assist with the maintenance of ice during hockey events (shoveling, moving nets, etc.); as well as the above Arena Maintenance duties. You are able to skate well and are required to own a pair of skates and helmet.


You are committed, reliable and willing to work hard. You are safety conscious and always demonstrate safe work practices, follow instructions well, possess excellent teamwork skills and have the ability to communicate effectively in a professional manner. You are flexible and available to work a variety of shifts including evenings, weekends and holidays, as required.

Safety shoes or boots with the CSA triangle will need to be worn. All other PPE will be provided by the Corporation.

Additional Information

You will be required to work weekday evenings, and weekend shifts between 8 a.m. until close (which could be as late as 2 a.m., however, will fluctuate based on operational needs.

This is a temporary part-time opportunity, and employees will work a maximum of 20 hours per week.

Rate of pay: $14.25; $14.35 as of October 1, 2021

Candidates are invited to submit a resume in confidence to indicating “2021-56 – Arena Maintenance” or “2021-56 – Skate Patrol”. This posting will remain open until the vacancies are filled.

The health, safety and well-being of City of Sarnia employees is paramount, and in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, additional measures have been implemented throughout the corporation to protect our employees and ensure their continued health and safety. On September 13, 2021, the City of Sarnia implemented a Mandatory Vaccination Policy, which states that new employees to the City are required to be fully vaccinated on their first day of employment.

The City of Sarnia is an inclusive and equitable Corporation that encourages applications from qualified individuals of all genders, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and Aboriginal persons. Appropriate accommodations will be provided upon request throughout the hiring process as required by the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Information received relating to accommodation and diversity will be addressed confidentially.

Personal information is being collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Privacy Act and will be used for employment assessment purposes only.