The City of Nanaimo is a rapidly growing community with a population of approximately 89,000.  Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, on the east coast of Vancouver Island, we are centrally located, about 1½ hours from Victoria and 2 hours from Vancouver by ferry.  With affordable housing, a university and well-developed parks, recreational, cultural and social amenities, Nanaimo is truly an extraordinary place to live.

Casual Arena Maintenance Workers
(Zamboni Operators)

The City of Nanaimo is seeking Casual Arena Maintenance Workers (Zamboni Operators). Incumbents will perform ice resurfacing; monitor the Arena’s physical plant and maintain building security; janitorial maintenance; handyman duties and assist the public in their use of the facilities.  

Applicants will have completed Grade 12, and have the following qualifications:

  • Building Service Worker - Level 1
  • 5th Class Power Engineers Refrigeration Certificate
  • Minimum 6 months’ related experience
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check

These are unionized positions, $30.38 to $31.98 per hour (Jan 2018 Rate). There are no guaranteed hours associated with these positions.

For detailed information, please visit our website at

Resumes with cover letters referencing “Casual Arena Maintenance Workers”
will be received until 4:30 pm on Friday, September 28, 2018.

Human Resources
City of Nanaimo

455 Wallace Street, Nanaimo BC  V9R 5J6
Fax: (250) 755-4449
Drop off in person: 2nd Floor, City Hall (455 Wallace Street)

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates
selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Location: Nanaimo, BC
Region: North and Central Vancouver Island / Sunshine Coast
Professional Categories: Janitorial/Custodial Services,Facilities Maintenance
Posted: September 11, 2018, 10:13 am
Expires: September 28, 2018, 4:30 pm