Cowichan Valley Regional District

Casual Skate Patrol (CLR)

Job Locations CA-BC-Lake Cowichan
Competition Number
Closing Date
Community Services
Cowichan Lake Recreation
Location : Name
Cowichan Lake Recreation

General Information

Casual Skate Patrol opportunities are available at Cowichan Lake Recreation, within the Community Services Department of the Cowichan Valley Regional District. Reporting to the Skate Shop Supervisor, the Skate Patrol assist with developing, planning, and implementing a wide variety of activities including public skates, birthday parties and special events; ensures the ice surface is safe; supervises skaters on the ice ensuring a fun and safe environment; enforces rules and regulations; hands out and receives rental skates, interacts with and responds to public inquiries and other related duties. 


  • Preference will be given to candidates who are 15 years of age or older.
  • Experience with sharpening skates, performing inventory and overseeing a float would be considered assets.
  • A valid First Aid Level I with Child CPR Certificate (or if under age 16, the Emergency for Community Care 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
  • Ability to perform routine mathematical calculations accurately and efficiently.

Hours of Work

As this is a casual opportunity, there are no guaranteed hours of work. Hours of work are scheduled based on operational needs and may include a variety of shifts including days, evenings weekends, statutory holidays, and school professional development days.


This position is compenstated at $20.86 per hour , which is $17.38 per hour, plus an additional 17.2% pay in lieu of vacation, benefits and statutory holidays, as per the Non-Union Wage Scale (2023 rates). 

Application Instructions

Please submit a resume by 4:30 pm on the closing date indicated above. 


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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