City of Brampton

Skate Shinny Guard

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/20/2023 1:41 PM)
Job ID
Job Location 1: Company
# Positions
Job Type
Part Time
Job Industry
Government and Public Sector
Career Level
Years of Experience

Job Description

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JOB TITLE:  Skate/Shinny Guard I

DEPARTMENT:  Community Services

JOB STATUS & DURATION:  Part Time/Seasonal/Temporary


HOURS OF WORK: 24 variable hours / flexibility to work evenings, weekends and holidays is required

LOCATION: Undefined


POSTING DATE:  November 20, 2023

CLOSING DATE:  March 07, 2024





Reporting to the Skate/Shinny Guard II/Recreation Programmer/Recreation Coordinator, supervise and maintain a safe, enjoyable environment for all users.


Position Duties:

  • Supervise participants and maintain complete vigilance to minimize risks, and be ready to respond at all timesSupervise participants and maintain complete vigilance to minimize risks, and be ready to respond at all times
  • Maintain a safe, enjoyable, and inclusive program environment for all participants by educating and enforcing program rules
  • Ensure all participants are equipped with proper personal protective equipment (e.g. helmet) when required
  • Supervise program participants and ensure their safety both on and off the ice
  • Provide a high level of front line customer service including greeting and engaging participants
  • Communicate with participants in regards to lesson opportunities and accident prevention
  • Address and resolve complaints and on-ice issues
  • Complete administrative duties in a timely manner (e.g. attendance and incident/accident reports)
  • Report all concerns, accidents and incidents to immediate supervisor for follow up and take appropriate action
  • Maintain facility, grounds, equipment and amenities i.e. pick litter, snow/ice removal, windows and doors, clean washrooms, change rooms, empty garbage
  • Understand, adhere to, and enforce Corporate Policies & Procedures, Confidentiality Guidelines, Emergency Procedures and Health and Safety Standards for all participants and staff
  • Attend meetings/training as required
  • Handle program feedback in a professional manner by providing exceptional customer service
  • Monitor the use of equipment and supplies, conduct inventory counts and re-stock as needed
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Maintain an understanding of department programs and services





  • Minimum 3 years skating experience


  • Minimum 15 years of age
  • Demonstrate intermediate level skating skills during an on-ice practical assessment
  • Current Standard First Aid / CPR C from an accredited organization, or ability to obtain within 1 month of date of hire
  • Ability to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (P.P.E.)
  • High Five Principles of Healthy Child Development or Sport Certification, considered an asset
  • Exceptional customer service and communication skills
  • Sucessful completion of an ice skills assessment (Forward Skating, Backward Skating, Turns and Stops)


**Preference will be given to students that have a permanent residency in Brampton.


**Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the selection criteria.



Alternate formats will be provided upon request.



If this opportunity matches your interest and experience, please apply online by clicking the button above, by March 07, 2024 and complete the attached questionnaire. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate(s) will be required, as a condition of employment, to execute a written employment agreement. The City of Brampton requires all applicants to have a valid Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check (Level 2) or a Vulnerable Sector Check (if 18 years of age or older) issued from their local police department, dated within the last six (6) months. All checks must indicate for the purpose of employment.


As part of the application process, applicants will be invited to complete a self identification survey. The survey is voluntary. Participation in the survey will have no impact on hiring decisions.  All information collected is confidential and will not be shared with the hiring manager. The surveys will be anonymized and will be kept separate from applicant or employee files, such that the individuals who completed the surveys will not be identifiable.  The results of the survey will assist in the analysis of disaggregated metrics for organizational planning purposes and our commitment to advance and foster diversity, equity, and inclusion. The City may use anonymized data to produce aggregate reports for internal or external use.


Please be advised, the City of Brampton uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition.  

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