Cowichan Valley Regional District

Rink Patrol

Job Locations CA-BC-Mill Bay
Competition Number
Community Services
South Cowichan Recreation
Location : Name
Kerry Park Recreation Centre

General Information

Casual Rink Patrol opportunities are available at the Kerry Park Recreation Centre within the South Cowichan Recreation Division of the Community Services Department at the Cowichan Valley Regional District. Reporting to the Manager, South Cowichan Recreation and supervised by the Programs & Marketing Coordinator, the Rink Patrol: assists with developing, planning, and implementing a wide variety of activities including public skates, birthday parties and special events.


Duties include:

  1. Ensures the ice surface is safe
  2. Supervises skaters on the ice ensuring a fun and safe environment
  3. Enforces rules and regulations following policies and procedures
  4. Hands out and receives rental skates upon return as well as brings out and puts away skating frames and toys and other equipment.
  5. Monitors supplies and program needs including performing inventory
  6. Operates the arena’s sound system, making session announcements
  7. Responds to First Aid situations
  8. May instruct specific programs.


  • Preference will be given to candidates who are 15 years of age or older
  • Experience with performing inventory and instructing programs would be considered assets
  • A valid First Aid with CPR certificate
  • Ability to skate competently
  • Ability to respond and communicate effectively with the public and co-workers
  • Ability to maintain a friendly, courteous, professional manner
  • Ability to effectively enforce rules and regulations
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a team

Hours of Work

Casual hours of work are scheduled based on operational need and will be required to work a flexible variety of shifts including days & evenings on weekdays, weekends, statutory holidays, and school professional development days. 


This non-union casual opportunity has a starting wage rate of $19.97 per hour (which is $17.07 per hour plus an additional 6% pay in lieu of vacation, 6% pay in lieu of benefits and 5% pay in lieu of statutory holidays), as per the 2023 Non-Union Wage Scale.

Application Instructions

Please submit a resume with your application. This competition will remain open until filled and applications will be processed as they are received. 


Testing may be required during the interview process. Testing is based on the knowledge, skills, abilities and qualifications outlined in the job description. In addition, the successful applicant will be required to submit a satisfactory criminal record check. 


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