Tournament Convenor/Game Official (Seasonal) at Canlan Ice Sports Canada English

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Updated: January 27, 2017
Canlan Classic Tournaments

POSITION TITLE:   Tournament Convenor/Game Official (Seasonal) – Canlan Classic Tournaments

LOCATION:  Oakville, Etobicoke, York, Victoria Park, Scarborough and/or Oshawa


To consistently provide exceptional customer experiences to Canlan Classic Tournament customers and to assist with event operations, as directed by the Tournament Coordinator. The Tournament Convenor is a direct link to the customers from Canlan Classic Tournaments (CCT) and Facility Managers.

Below is a brief summary of the core responsibilities for the Game Officials position.

·          Scorekeeping: Arena scoreboard and online statistics

·         Ensure tournament games remain on schedule

·         Ensure players complete waiver prior to participation

·         Completion of game sheets. Ensure accuracy and eligibility of players

·         Customer service and general inquires

·         Liaison on behalf of CCT to coaches, managers, referees and spectators

·         Data entry of rosters into website

·         Attentive to details while observing games

·         Collection of outstanding payments

·         Ensure accurate interpretation of tournament rules and suspensions

·         Execution of memorable prizing presentation and awards

·         First point of contact for any issues with officials, coaches or players on assigned rink


·         Willingness and ability to work flexible hours (evenings & weekends).

·         Strong knowledge of ice hockey rules.

·         Team oriented with GREAT communication skills.

·         Strong customer service qualities are required for this position.

·         Good understanding of Tournament draws.

·         Excellent organizational skills.

·         Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Search required.

·         Basic First Aid, CPR and AED certification preferred.



·         Minimum one year of experience in a hockey related field in an operations capacity.

·         Experience in customer service preferred.

·         Enrollment in (or graduation from) a university / college in the Sports / Leisure Administration field preferred.

·         Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office software (esp. Excel, Word) and the Internet.


We thank all applicants for their interest and in Canlan Ice Sports Corp. as a possible employer.  Please be advised that only those chosen for an interview will be contacted further

Please Note:  This position requires a police background check and clearance with respect to persons working with and / or associating with youth and vulnerable persons.


Please Note: CCT will be reviewing all resumes and conducting phone interviews upon receipt of your resume. The official start date is March 25, 2017 with the contract ending Aug 31, 2017. With the hiring process beginning in Feb, this will allow time for paperwork & background checks to be finalized.

ONTARIO CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:  In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Canlan Ice Sports will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Canlan of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.  Thank you.



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Vulnerable Person Criminal Back Ground Check CANADA

Canlan Ice Sports is committed to providing a safe and enjoyable environment. This includes an environment safe and free from violent actions, abuse, neglect or possible exposure to improper behaviours.

Organizations who work with children and youth, “vulnerable persons”, require their people (employees, contractors or volunteers) to have a vulnerable persons (criminal) background check. If you have worked with a youth sports organization in the past, you are familiar with this requirement.

In providing reasonable care for our customers, specifically those who may be deemed vulnerable persons, Canlan Ice Sports requires a Vulnerable Sector Police Background Check be performed and clearance letter acquired. Canlan will not engage the services of individuals with improper backgrounds.

Persons need to apply in person at the Police Department where you live. For minors (persons under 18 years of age) must have the permission of the parent or legal guardian. In this case the parent would accompany the youth to the detachment for the purposes of the application. A copy of the “clearance letter” provided by the police, should be provided to the hiring manager when you provide your references. If you have a clearance letter that was issued to you within the last six months, you can supply a copy of that letter. If older than six months, a new one will be needed.