Student Skate Patrol

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Student Skate Patrol
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Recreation & Leisure Services
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Date Posted:
September 14, 2023
Closing Date:
December 1, 2023

Opening Statement

We acknowledge that the City of Kingston is situated on traditional Anishinabek (Ah- nish-in-ah-bay), Haudenosaunee (Ho-den-o-show-nee) and Huron-Wendat (huron-wen·dat) territory and is the home of many Indigenous peoples. We are grateful to reside and work on this land.

Kingston is a smart, livable city in the heart of eastern Ontario. Its stable and diversified economy includes global corporations, innovative start-ups and all levels of government. Kingstonians enjoy a high quality of life with access to world-class education and research institutions, advanced healthcare facilities, affordable living and vibrant entertainment and tourism activities.

We take our core values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Pride seriously and apply these standards to everything we do. We foster a working environment that reflects our community’s diversity and respects people’s dignity, ideas and beliefs. The City of Kingston views diversity as its strength and encourages people from all backgrounds, including but not limited to women, racialized groups, Indigenous peoples, Persons with Disabilities and persons who identify as members *2SLGBTQ+ communities, to apply.

Position Summary

Responsible for the on-ice supervision of public skating and on-ice coordination and supervision of youth shinny hockey

Ensure the safety and enjoyment of participants through communication and enforcement of program and facility rules

Address unsafe/unacceptable behavior and manage conflicts appropriately and professionally

Address first aid requirements and complete injury report forms as required

Maintain the cleanliness of program area

Communicate with members of the public/participants in a professional and courteous manner

Be highly visible and able to provide support to clients

Monitor admissions and program capacity

Maintain open and regular communication with Ticket Sellers/Cashiers

Enforce public skating and shinny hockey rules

Other duties as assigned

Qualifications, Competencies

Must be enrolled in full-time secondary or post-secondary studies in fall 2023. Verification will be required

Must be a proficient ice skater and demonstrate knowledge/experience playing and refereeing hockey

Current First Aid CPR-C certificate is required

Must demonstrate corporate competencies: Customer Focus, Results Orientation, Integrity, and Teamwork.

Skills, Abilities, Work Demands

Strong oral communication and problem solving skills

Ability to take control of difficult situations and manage conflicts in a calm and professional manner

Ability to deal with members of the public in a polite and courteous manner

Proven customer service skills

Must be flexible and reliable with respect to hours of work

Ability to work on short notice when required

Ability to follow direction and work with minimal supervision

Successful candidate will be required to provide own skates and hockey helmet and wear them at all times when on the ice

Successful candidate must obtain and maintain a satisfactory criminal record check, including Vulnerable Sector

Closing Statement

Please inform us of any accommodations we need to make to ensure a barrier-free recruitment experience. Accommodations are available in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC)and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) at any stage in the recruitment process. We’re happy to provide more information if you email us at

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Your resumé must demonstrate how you meet position requirements. Please upload to your profile any educational Degrees, Diplomas and/or Certificates that are relevant and required for the position. We thank all who apply, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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