Facility Attendant I - Arenas


Department Community Services
Division Recreation and Culture Services
Shift Monday to Friday 
Rate of Pay $16.27 
Job Length/End Date           
Job Type Part Time
Posting Date 01/11/2023  
Application Deadline Open until filled   


Position Summary

Reporting to the Facility Operations Coordinator, the Facility Attendant I position is responsible for assisting with both facility supervision and facility operations maintenance at arena locations.  This position is responsible for the security and safety of the facility and its patrons when no other full time staff is available.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensures the facility is open and closed at the scheduled times.
  • Operates ice resurfacing machine and/or other specialized equipment.
  • Performs general cleaning/maintenance (i.e. mopping, sweeping, vacuuming, window cleaning, washroom/dressing room cleaning, snow shoveling, garbage pick-up, etc.).
  • Performs set up and take down of tables and chairs for events, meeting rooms, banquet halls, etc.
  • Responds to requests from patrons (general public) and other City of Richmond Hill staff on general facility issues and/or maintenance requests.
  • Is responsible for the security of the building.
  • Ensures that all policies and procedures are being followed by patrons and other PT maintenance staff as applicable.
  • Assigns tasks to other PT facility maintenance Attendant’s Level 2’s as required

Duties and Responsibilities Cont'd (if applicable)

Education and Experience

  • Secondary School Graduation Diploma
  • Minimum age 18
  • Standard first Aid, CPR
  • AED Certified

Required Skills/Knowledge

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong customer service skills and sensitivity to interact with a variety of user groups, general public and program participants
  • General maintenance skills are an asset
  • Must possess a valid Ontario Class "G" Driver's License, and have access to a vehicle for use on corporate business (mileage compensated) and will be required to provide proof of vehicle insurance upon hire
  • Requires satisfactory Police Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Demonstrates good judgment and makes sound decisions
  • Shows commitment to personal growth, development, and leadership opportunities
  • Shares new ideas and challenges the status quo
  • Proven written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate with honesty, openness, respect, and trust
  • Takes initiative to participate in a culture of learning, mentoring, and sharing
  • Contributes to building and being a part of a positive culture
  • Demonstrate the City’s corporate values of care, collaboration, courage and service

Leadership Competencies

  • Demonstrates personal leadership
  • Builds people and culture
  • Cultivates open communication
  • Shapes the future
  • Navigates and leads through complexity and change


Attention Internal Candidates:  All current City of Richmond Hill employees are required to apply via the ‘View Jobs for Current Employees’ link on the City’s Careers Page.


We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

The City of Richmond Hill is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If contacted to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please advise Human Resources if you require an accommodation.

Please note, to be considered for a career opportunity at the City of Richmond Hill you must have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada (or the World Health Organization). You may also be required to receive any COVID-19 boosters recommended by public health authorities.  The City of Richmond Hill will consider cases requiring accommodation as stipulated by relevant employment standards legislation or regulation and/or the Ontario Human Rights Code.