This page is for the exclusive use of curling clubs or other curling organizations who have used equipment for sale OR who are in the market for similar items. Opportunities may be posted here by submitting details (in brief) by Email to [email protected] or by fax to 204-925-5720. Postings may be deleted at the end of the month following their first posting. Extensions must be requested.


FOR SALE

Member Clubs

Clearwater Curling Club

For sale from Clearwater Curling Club – Rink Master Ice Scraper – Comes with 2 – four foot blades and cord.  Phone:  204-825-7166

 

Oakville Curling Club – Ice Plant for Sale – MAKE US AN OFFER (May 2020)

Oakville Curling Rink purchased this plant from Wildewood Curling Club in 2016 – purchased for $7000.00 plus GST.  Had CIMCO disassemble and winterize at a cost of $12000.00 plus taxes.  Ice Plant has been stored inside for the past year.  We recently found out that it is not going to work for our Curling Club. Packaged and ready to sell.

The Ice plant consists of:

1.  Compressor (Trane) 50 HP approximately W2′ X L6′
2.  Extra compressor for parts approximately W2′ X L3′
3.  Brine Pump 7.5 HP approximately W2′ X L5′
4.  Chiller approximately L7′ X W2′
5.  High Pressure Receiver (black cylinder) approximately H4′ X W16′
6.  Cumulator and Freon detector (wall mounted equipment)
7.  Condensor (Blanchard-Ness) approximately L14.5′ X W4′ (Mounted on roof)
8.  Brine Tank
 
If interested or need more information, please contact Karen at 204-267-2783 or email:  [email protected]

 

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 WANTED TO BUY – CURLING STONES
Starting a curling club in Brainerd, Minnesota, USA – we need rocks for 4 sheets. This will be arena curling. Used rocks would help with start-up cost. Anyone with used rocks for loan or sale please contact Frank Worden 612-961-9615 (Equipment Chairman, Brainerd Lakes Curling Association)

Curling related Job Opportunities in Curling Clubs, Associations or related businesses may be posted here by submitting details (in brief) by Email to [email protected] or by fax to 204-925-5720. Posting may be deleted at the end of the month following their first posting. Extensions must be requested.

City View Curling Club, Ottawa, Ontario – Head Ice Technician

Statement of Work – Head Ice Technician
Introduction
The City View Curling Club (CVCC) is searching for a person to take on the contract position of Head Ice Technician beginning on May 1, 2022. The Head Ice Technician must be committed to always providing CVCC members with consistent and world-class playing conditions.
CVCC was established in 1957, and is in Ottawa’s west end. In 2016, the members opened a new, accessible, purpose-built four-sheet curling facility to replace the original three-sheet building. This new facility includes a Cimco EcoChill 6000E Ice Plant System running a 100HP compressor, a commercial desiccant dehumidifier and complete water treatment system on the ice side. CVCC members are justifiably proud of their new club facility and wish to have the best curling ice possible to complement their investment.
CVCC has over 500 active members, at least 34 draws and over 900 curlers in traffic during a typical week which includes providing ice for member leagues, Special Olympics, Blind Curlers, Learn-To-Curl, Little Rocks, U18, bonspiels and rental activities. A normal curling season typically runs for 25 to 27 weeks starting from late September or early October until late April.
The Head Ice Technician will report to and take direction from the Ice Chair, will maintain a positive working relationship with the Board of Directors, and will always provide friendly customer service to members and guests.
Responsibilities of the Head Ice Technician
● Adhering to all CVCC policies and procedures, as well as any federal, provincial, and municipal legislation and regulations relating to the healthy and safe operation of a curling club.
● Conducting annual start-up activities including but not limited to servicing the refrigeration plant, installing the ice surface, and setting in-ice advertisements and logos. ● Engaging, managing, training and evaluating any assistant ice technicians needed to ensure complete coverage of all draws.
● Maintaining the ice surface to the highest possible standards for league play, bonspiels, rentals and competitions by scraping, mopping, pebbling and nipping the ice surface according to a schedule developed with the Ice and Draw Chairs.
● Cleaning and maintaining the curling rocks.
● Cleaning and vacuuming the areas surrounding the ice surface.
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● Planning and implementing an ice maintenance program to ensure that CVCC’s high standards are maintained, with the ability to adjust as necessary.
● Maintaining, or overseeing the maintenance of all ice-making equipment including, but not limited to, the ice plant, heaters and dehumidifiers, mops, brooms, pebblers, scrapers and nippers.
● Maintaining complete equipment and maintenance records including a daily logbook.
● Responding to emergency alarms at any time of day or night.
● Maintaining a clean ice plant area and technician’s spaces.
● Initiating and completing ice plant shutdown activities at the end of the curling season, including the final cleaning of the ice pad.
Qualifications
● Ice Technician Certification Level 3, or an equivalent amount of experience as an ice technician, preferably in the role of a head ice technician.
● WHMIS certification.
● Experience in equipment inventory tracking and scheduled maintenance.
● Experience in maintaining and repairing ice-making and maintaining equipment, such as scrapers and nippers.
● Ability to meet deadlines, adapt to changing priorities, and troubleshoot equipment issues and ice conditions.
● Good planning and organizational skills.
● Strong interpersonal and communications skills.
● Ability to implement the ice maintenance program with minimal direction.
Term
It is the intention of CVCC to establish a long-term relationship with a Head Ice Technician. However, this contract is for one year, with the option of an additional two years following a positive performance review at the end of the first year.
How to Apply
Applications for this position must be received by January 31, 2022. All responses will be held in the strictest confidence. Interviews will occur in February, 2022.
Applications or questions about the position may be sent via email to [email protected] They may also be mailed to:
City View Curling Club
50 Capilano Drive, Ottawa, ON K2E 6G4
Attn: Ice Chair

 

CHARLESWOOD CURLING CLUB

Position: Club Manager
Reporting to: Charleswood Curling Club Executive
Location: 4000 Grant Ave. Winnipeg, Manitoba
Posting Date: December 10/21
Position Summary: While responsibilities cover the full year, the seasonal nature of the business of the Club requires the General Manager to work a flexible and variable schedule, depending on the time of year. The position also requires to check on, and maintain specific administration aspects of the curling club during the off season from May-August. In addition, the manger should promote and sustain our curling membership in collaboration with a team of active volunteers who run and organize various curling programs that include juniors, men’s, ladies, mixed, seniors and masters.
Responsibilities:
• Provide regular updates and communications to the curling club executive on day-to-day operations. This includes ice rentals, bar and inventory control, condition of the facility, and security of the curling club.
• Will assist in promoting the curling leagues and to help market the curling club in order to fill all available spots in the various leagues
• To be a direct contact for/and to build and maintain relationships with the board of directors, club members, sponsors, WCCA and Curl Manitoba
• Provide support to all curling leagues and other events as needed to ensure success of each program
• Match purchase order or email authorization (if required) to invoices and goods received to validate a supplier’s invoice before payment. Prepare cheques for payment.
• To prepare ice utilization and cost allocation agreements for each of the curling leagues.
• Hours of work – Curling Season (September 1 – April 30) a total minimum of 30 hours per week. Summer Season (May 1-August 31) a total minimum of 15 hours per week
• To ensure all Manitoba Health & Safety regulations are followed, MLCC rules are regulations are followed, Work Place Health and Safety Inspections are completed
• Collect and manage all income from all sources as well as managing bank deposits with the club treasurer to ensure accuracy of all accounting records
• Manage the lounge and bar operations; including the logistics and oversight of the staff
• To attend all Board of Director meetings and to address any issues that require the boards input as well as to give an overview of club operations
• To continuously evaluate programs, procedures and club practices and to make appropriate recommendations to the board for any improvements and changes to the curling club. To also look for new sources of revenue, building on our curling operations and other uses for our facility
• To work in collaboration with the ice maker to ensure the ice surface and playing areas are prepared and operating at optimal levels
• To work closely with the kitchen operator to ensure all upcoming events that require kitchen services are communicated
• To have a flexible schedule throughout the day in order to meet the needs of the members, this may include evenings and weekends
• Develop and maintain an ice schedule for all required curling leagues
• Complete bi-weekly payroll entry to ensure that the staff of the Charleswood Curling Club are compensated
• To monitor the building systems of the curling club: including the ice surface, indoor facility, kitchen, and bar operation. Recommend upgrades and get estimates for required work projects
• To assist volunteers and co-ordinate special events/off season rentals
• To ensure Charleswood Curling Club facility, equipment and grounds are well maintained
• Source out potential grants and assist with grant applications
• Positon requires Board approval for spending $500.00 or more
• Perform other assigned duties as determined by the Board of Directors
• Note: The Charleswood Curling Club has a zero tolerance policy regarding the consumption of alcohol while on duty
Qualifications:
• 3-5 years of management and leadership experience in a customer based organization
• Must understand and be familiar with the sport of curling, the rules of play and etiquette
• Strong interpersonal skills to work with staff, members and executive
• A proven ability to meet required deadlines
• Attention to detail
• The ability to work independently
• Strong Financial acumen (manage budgets, expenses, costs and payroll)
• Strong problem solving skills – ability to use and find appropriate resources to find a solution
• Customer service focused with ability to build relationships
• Basic computer knowledge of Excel, Word, Intranet, E-mail, etc.
• Professional phone manner
• Organized and strong ability to set and manage priorities
• A team player, shows initiative and has strong ability to learn
• Have a flexible schedule that may include weekly evenings and weekend work
• Must have a valid driver’s license and vehicle
Please e-mail your resume and cover letter to [email protected] and a brief description outlining why you would be a good fit for this position. Please reference in subject line: CLUB MANAGER POSITION. We will accept applications until Dec.24/21 As a condition of employment, the successful candidate will be required to submit a criminal record check. Preference will be given to candidates with curling knowledge and that have a business background.
All candidates are thanked for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

BURNTWOOD CURLING CLUB – THOMPSON, MB

 ICE TECHNICIAN

The Burntwood Curling Club is located in Thompson, MB as part of the Thompson Regional Community Centre (TRCC).

We are seeking a self-motivated and conscientious individual to fill the position of Ice Technician for the 2021-2022 curling season.  This seasonal position runs from approximately October 1st to March 31st each season.  Experience is not required but would be considered an asset.  Training will be provided as required.

Responsibilities include:

  • Daily ice maintenance & preparation (cleaning, ice scraping, pebbling, etc)
  • Cleaning and janitorial duties of the ice shed area, lower viewing area/lobby & changerooms
  • Ice installation may be added to the contract (to be discussed depending on experience)

Attributes we are looking for:

  • Ability to work independently
  • Some mechanical experience (minor equipment repairs & maintenance, ice plant operation)
  • Strong communication skills

Application deadline: July 15th, 2021

For more info or to submit your resume/expression of interest, please contact:

Alex Sutherland

[email protected]

204-679-7951

 

Grant Brown

[email protected]

204-679-1367

Fort Garry Curling Club

FGCC is looking for a new icemaker for the upcoming season. Resumes can be forwarded to [email protected] and for more information interested individuals can contact Darren Needham (Club President) at 204-782-6752.

 

BRANDON CURLING CLUB

Ice Maintenance Assistant Supervisor

The Brandon Curling Club is a busy 8 sheet curling facility located in the Keystone Centre in Brandon, Manitoba.

We are seeking to fill the position of an Ice Maintenance Assistant Supervisor.  This seasonal position runs from September until mid-to-end of March.

Qualifications for this position:

  • Able to work with a team and independently
  • Must have some mechanical background
  • Must have the ability to learn new skills quickly
  • Ice Maintenance/making experience an asset
  • Available for morning, evening, and weekend shifts
  • Supervisory experience an asset
  • Previous scheduling experience an asset.
  • Past Volunteer recruitment an asset.

Responsibilities:

  • Learn and help with all aspects of ice installation, and ice upkeep
  • Learn daily ice maintenance routines (re: ice scraping, pebbling)
  • Ensure all ice maintenance staff are following procedures
  • Ensure proper communication with staff and office manager
  • Prepare and help schedule ice maintenance staff
  • Help Oversee proper cleaning practices
  • General upkeep during the season and closing of the facility in the spring.

For more information or to submit your resume, please contact:

Crystal Lawson, Manager
(204) 726-3560
[email protected]