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Casual Labourer - Facility Operator

Openings: Up to 10

Type of Posting: Internal & External

Location Name: City of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan, CA 

Date Posted: April 25, 2023

Closing Date: Open until filled

Profession: Facility Maintenance 

Experience Level(s): Entry-Level 

Desired Employment Status: Casual

Education Level(s)Swimming Pool Operators Certificate

Job ID: 1342 

This position assists in overseeing the daily operations of indoor arenas, indoor pools and other City of Regina facilities. This position performs manual and/or automated building/mechanical maintenance and operations, cleaning, general security, and customer service. This position primarily works independently and reports to a Foreman, Facilities Operations. 


Duties & Responsibilities:   

  • Provides regular maintenance and service to heating, ventilation, and air conditioning equipment, pool/arena facilities and mechanical equipment, and boiler systems.
  • Monitor and adjust water treatment chemicals as required.
  • Monitor building operation and perform preventative maintenance system schedules and repair and maintain the general condition of the assigned facility including performing cleaning and performing minor electrical and plumbing repairs.
  • Operate and perform routine maintenance on a variety of equipment including ice flooding machines and small tractors.
  • Maintain security of facility and equipment. Open and close facility ensuring the users have left the premises.
  • Provide customer service to facility users including providing information, explaining schedules, rules, and regulations, and responding to all concerns and requests.
  • Enforce procedural rules and regulations. Monitor personal safety of facility users.
  • Perform related work as required. 


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 

  • Knowledge of effective facility and equipment maintenance practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of safe handling procedures, characteristics and uses of various chemicals used in the operation of equipment (i.e., Chlorine, and Anhydrous Ammonia) and general cleaning agents.
  • Ability to properly use chemicals and to conduct tests adhering to departmental standards and guidelines.
  • Ability to operate standard maintenance equipment safely and effectively and perform routine equipment maintenance and checks adhering to standards as outlined by the City of Regina and applicable Provincial guidelines.
  • Ability to provide quality internal and external customer service.
  • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision demonstrating sound judgement and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to physically perform the position functions, including heavy lifting.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Skill in the use of computer programs (email software, Facility Scheduling). 


Education & Experience: 

  • The knowledge, skills and abilities for this position require successful completion of the Swimming Pool Operators Certificate combined with one (1) to two (2) years related experience. Must have or be willing to obtain First Aid Certificate and WHIMIS Certification.


Please note: as a casual labourer, your base wage will be $16.92 per hour, however the successful candidate will be paid for work performed at $24.41 per hour. (2021 Rates)

✓ Note: Testing may be done to evaluate knowledge, skills and abilities.

✓ Note: As per the City of Regina's Criminal Record Check Policy, the successful candidate is required to provide a satisfactory criminal record check.

✓ Note: Successful candidates will be required to provide proof of acquired education.

Jurisdiction: CUPE Local 21 

Division: Financial Strategy & Sustainability 

Department: Land, Real Estate & Facilities 

Hourly Salary: $16.92


The City of Regina acknowledges that we are on Treaty 4 Territory, and the traditional lands of the Cree, Saulteaux, Dakota, Nakota, Lakota, and the homeland of the Métis Nation.

We want to show our recognition and respect to the Nations and the ancestors of this territory, we are grateful for the privilege to be here, to co-exist. We recognize that much of the harms of the past have shaped our relationship; we are committed to our work of building trust. We hope for good and everlasting relationships to create true partnerships with Indigenous peoples.


Regina is committed to employment equity and accessibility. We encourage applications from members of equity-seeking communities including women, racialized and Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities and persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities/expressions.


Note: The City of Regina strives to provide reasonable access and accommodations throughout the application and selection process. If you would like to request an accommodation at any stage of the process, please contact Talent at 306-777-7550 or by email at