On-Ice Facilitator, Youth League

Ottawa Senators Hockey Club - Ottawa, ON (17 months ago)

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All team members of Senators Sports & Entertainment are held accountable for creating raving fans.

The Youth League On-Ice Facilitator is responsible for ensuring that all aspects of officiating for Ottawa Senators Spring and Summer Youth League games held at the Bell Sensplex (Ottawa West) and/or Richcraft Sensplex (Ottawa East) are executed properly. The facilitator must ensure the safety of all participants on the ice and engage in the game to create a fun atmosphere


Essential Raving Fans Responsibilities and Accountabilities
Seeks ways to enhance the fan experience in unexpected ways
Empowered to say YES, creating raving fans of Senators Sports & Entertainment
Knows and lives SSE’s mission everyday through service, teamwork, continuous improvement, change, and fun
Obsessed with client satisfaction, asking, “How can I exceed your expectations today?”
Maintains consistency in attitude and behavior, exceeding expectations
Works to make a specific impression on our clients. That impression is that of someone who is Wowed, Overly Satisfied and a Raving Fan
Approaches all tasks with a “can-do” attitude understanding that there is no other kind of attitude
Notices and accurately interprets what clients are feeling, based on their words, tone of voice, expressions, and other nonverbal behavior
Takes a personal interest in clients by asking about their concerns, interests, family, hobbies, etc. to develop relationships.
Presents a cheerful, positive manner
Takes ownership and sees the client’s need through from beginning to end
Exercises appropriate judgment in handling client situations.
Responds in a positive manner with alternative solutions when a client’s initial request is not possible.
Shows initiative and takes action with an appropriate level of independence

On-Ice Facilitator
The facilitator must ensure the safety of all participants on the ice (non-contact league) and engage in the game to create a fun atmosphere
Call off-sides (Novice and up), icings (Novice and up), call penalties and ensure discipline
Strong on the whistles
Assist keeping score and selecting POG with the Evaluator
Assist with floods during 3on3 league (boards must be moved)
Other duties as requested by Programs Manager or Coordinator

Health & Safety Responsibilities and Accountabilities

Responsible for ensuring that all areas covered by Occupational Health & Safety Act (“OHSA”) are adhered to, specifically:
Working in compliance with the provisions of the OHSA, regulations and internal policies and procedures
Using or wearing protective equipment, devises or clothing when required
Reporting any missing or defective equipment or protective device which could endanger himself or herself or another team member
Reporting any contravention of the OHSA, regulations or Senators Sports & Entertainment policies and procedures

Responsible for completing on-line training modules as required, including, but not limited to:
Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability
Ontario Worker Health & Safety Awareness
Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System
Violence and Harassment in the Workplace

May also be required to attend on-site training sessions as scheduled (eg. customer service).


Able to work flexible hours (evenings, weekends, holidays)
Familiar with the rules of hockey (experience as a player, coach, or referee in organized minor hockey an asset)
Previous customer service experience
Experience working with children is an asset
Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
Able to work under pressure
Strong work ethic and attentiveness
Bilingualism (French and English) is an asset at Bell Sensplex, preferred at Richcraft Sensplex
Responsible and dependable
Team player