Sports Attendant (Arena)
Ridley College (Canada)
St. Catharines, ON
Position Title: Sports Attendant, Arena


Founded in 1889, Ridley College is a co-educational boarding and day school with over 700 students in JK to grade 12 from more than 50 countries worldwide. The Ridley experience integrates a traditional liberal arts education with individual learning enhanced by the principles of positive psychology, the International Baccalaureate continuum program, a learner-driven culture and campus community, exceptional athletics and dynamic arts programs, and a commitment of service to others. This unique combination prepares meaningful and flourishing lives by teaching the habits of mind, body, and spirit, and the values needed to lead in a global society.

Ridley College is located on 90 acres in St. Catharines, Ontario in the heart of the Niagara Peninsula and is comprised of a stunning blend of century-old buildings housing modernized technology.


Ridley offers the prospect of being part of a high-performance team in a nourishing workplace community that encourages collaboration, innovation, inclusivity, and curious minds, and where grit and perseverance are assets. Joining the team at Ridley means you are committed to life-long learning and development, have integrity, and value being of service in a richly diverse community. We cultivate the full potential in each of our students by having a caring, committed and world-class team. Attracting, developing and retaining people who thrive in Ridley’s positive education culture that recognizes and celebrates individual strengths is critical to our success.


Floods ice surface, using ice resurfacing machine (scraping and flooding) and maintains a good quality ice surface;
Provides excellent customer service to all users of the facility;
Performs routine maintenance of ice surfacing machine, including oil check, fluid level check, tire pressure, blade depth, blade changes, washing, and fuel tank changes;
Fills out all log books and completes all required paperwork daily;
Assists in arena housekeeping, including cleaning and mopping of dressing rooms, players’ benches, hallways, lobby and emptying of garbage cans;
Completes setups in all sport related activities, inside and outside for both the school and external groups including bleachers, goal posts, batting cages, tennis courts, field layout and marking, basketball nets, soccer nets, and other related equipment;
Cleans snow from entrances and snow dumping area as required;
Monitors weather and liaises with the Security department to call in plowing as required;
Opens and closes building at the beginning/end of shift;
Other duties as assigned;

Normal range of movements and considerable walking;
Concentration of safe operation of machinery is required, while monitoring other activities in and outside of school buildings;
Temperature differential from the ice surface to office, dressing rooms to exterior fields;
Heavy lifting and movement of heavy equipment may be required at times;
Ice surface is hazardous to work on;

Valid “G2” or higher driver’s license;
Ability to safely operate and maintain ice resurfacing machine, paint tractor/sprayer and golf cart;
Ability to operate front-end loader; push mowers, power trimmers, leaf blowers, and ice edger;
Ability to use hand tools;
Great communication and interpersonal skills;
Ability to use a computer with knowledge of Word, and Excel programs
Ability to compose professional e-mails;
Vulnerable sector police clearance must be obtained prior to start date.

Ridley College offers a positive and inclusive workplace community with a competitive compensation package; innovative, challenging and rewarding opportunities; a learning environment that promotes professional development and personal growth; active community involvement; and, a beautiful campus setting in the heart of Niagara that engages and inspires our employees to flourish.

As a condition of employment, a satisfactory Vulnerable Persons Screening Report must be provided. While all applicants are thanked for their interest, only those chosen for interviews will be contacted.

Ridley College is committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible and equitable environment where everyone feels respected, valued and supported. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you are selected to participate in the recruitment process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used in order to ensure your equal participation.

“We inspire flourishing lives to transform our globe.”