Labourer (Arenas)

Sport Division Kitchener, Ontario Kitchener, Ontario Kitchener, Ontario Kitchener, Canada Kitchener, Ontario Kitchener, Canada Kitchener, Ontario






Labourer (Arenas)

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Posting Date

June 14, 2023

Closing Date

December 31, 2023

Job Status

Continuous Part-Time


The City of Kitchener is a vibrant and dynamic city of approximately 270,000, in the heart of southwestern Ontario. As the largest municipality in Waterloo Region, Kitchener continues to be poised for development and growth, enhancing its reputation as a leader in city-building and innovation, with nationally recognized strategies to build its neighbourhoods, its digital infrastructure and its diverse economy.


The City of Kitchener is WHERE you want to work! Learn more about the top reasons to join us:

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Position Overview:

Premiere sports and entertainment facilities in Southern Ontario are currently recruiting for Part-Time Labourers. 


These positions will assist in the day to day activities of our multi-use facilities. We are looking for responsible individuals, with the ability to work a variety of shifts at the Kitchener Memorial Auditorium and at our Community Arenas including Sportsworld, Activa, Lions, Grand River, Don McLaren and Civic Square. 



  • Performs janitorial tasks in accordance with the daily and weekly work plan, such as cleaning washrooms, dressing rooms, meeting/hospitality rooms, public areas, stands and outside grounds. Further details on what will be required is listed below:
    • Sweep and mop floors in dressing rooms using brooms and mops
    • Clean sinks, countertops, toilets, urinals, mirrors, windows, walls, floors, water fountains, and all touch points
    • Empty wastebaskets, garbage cans, recyclables, compost and transports to disposal areas
    • Re-stock paper products
  • Support our Full-time staff with on ice procedures - move nets, shovel snow
  • Assist with set-up for special events/room rentals (chairs, tables, stage deck, curtains)
  • Outdoor maintenance including snow removal, hand salting, grass cutting, line trimming, picking litter
  • Assist with baseball diamond preparation, raking, sweeping
  • Provide exceptional customer service
  • Performs other related duties as assigned



  • Must have completed partial high school education.
  • Must have up to 1 month of related experience.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment with limited supervision in a fast-paced work environment
  • Must be able to perform physical labour and be able to lift to 50lbs.
  • Must be able to work in inclement weather conditions (cold indoor environment as well as all outside weather conditions)
  • Must be able to work weeknights and weekend shifts starting as early as 7:00am and as late as 1:00am
  • Must adhere to policies and procedures of The Aud and Arenas, which will be provided to you upon hire.
  • Must be reliable with a good attitude and employment record.


Note that shifts will be predominantly evenings and weekends for regular programming and special events, and mandatory online training will be required prior to starting your first day of work.



The City of Kitchener is committed to an equity-driven, inclusive, accessible, and barrier-free recruitment and selection process, and to ensuring our workforce reflects the full diversity of the community we serve. We welcome applications from Indigenous, Black, racialized and 2SLGBTQ+ persons, as well as other equity deserving groups.


We will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Human Rights Code and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please contact Human Resources at [email protected], or 519-741-2200 ext. 7261 to make your needs known, so that we can support your full and equal participation throughout the hiring process.


We appreciate the interest of all applicants. Only candidates whose skills, experience and qualifications meet the requirements of the position will be contacted.


Please note that as per Human Resources Policy HUM-HIR-110, "Employment of Relatives of Staff Members and Elected Officials":

"The immediate relatives of staff of the Human Resources Division, all Directors, General Managers, or the Chief Administrative Officer and Elected Officials shall not be employed by the City in any capacity.

The immediate relatives of all other Management personnel shall not be employed where such employment would be:

1. within the same Department in the case of permanent full-time, temporary full-time and part-time classifications.

2. within the same Division in the case of students."



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Hours of Work

Up to 24 hours per week


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Salary Range

$19.95 per hour