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Lead Rink Attendant - Santa Fe, NM

The Santa Fe, NM Ice Arena is currently looking for a full-time Lead Rink Attendant.

$13.00 an hour, union position with great city benefits.

Additional Info:

For details, contact:
Tom Miller - Ice Arena Manager
Genoveva Chavez Community Center (GCCC)
3221 Rodeo Road
Santa Fe, NM 87507
Phone: (505) 955-4031

For facility information, go to:

Posting End Date: 2/21/19

Posted 2/13/19


Hockey Director/Manager On Duty - Littleton, CO

Hockey Director/Manager On Duty

Job Description:
Under the general supervision of the Ice Arena Manager, this position is responsible for overseeing and developing, maintaining and running all aspects of Recreational Hockey including promotion, scheduling, registration, tournaments, and Learn to Play Hockey. This position requires working evening and weekend shifts and being on-call for emergencies.


  • Manage all aspects of the in-house adult and youth hockey leagues, including planning, programming, recruitment, development, on-site administration and wrap up of all programs, events and related activities.
  • Assist with managing the operations and maintenance of the facility, ensuring facility rules and safety standards. Will assist in emergency situations such as evacuations, medical emergencies, suspicious behavior or activity, etc.
  • Organizes all in-house tournaments, camps, instructional clinics, and drop-in hockey programs.
  • Work as a liaison with team managers, captains, and referee’s associations.
  • Maintain facility schedule for all in-house programs in the Max Ice Solutions computer program as well as Pointstreak
  • Hire, train, schedule, supervise and evaluate the work of all program part time staff.
  • Answer telephone; answer a variety of questions regarding programs and classes offered, District inquires, facility operations, rentals, etc.
  • Monitor cash handling procedures and ensure compliance; complete cash reports and bank runs.
  • Assist with the preparation and monitoring of the budget, manage revenues and expenditures and prepare financial reports. Prepare purchase orders, RFP’s, and invoice requests. Collect and record payments and outstanding balances. Prepare short and long-range revenue/expenditure projections, check revenue streams through POS etc.
  • Assist with the development, implementation, and tracking of a marketing strategy; notifying the public of District events, sales, and promotions of merchandise. Maintain website with news, pictures, statistics, standings, schedules, and all other pertinent information relative to all hockey programs.
  • Responsible for administrative duties as required; particularly in terms of registration, data entry into Community Pass, etc.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with District employees, vendors, various outside users groups and associations to coordinate their programs, tournaments, special events and league play.
  • Assist with policy enforcement and procedural manuals; conduct periodic staff meetings to provide and gather information, answer questions and respond to complaints and concerns, both internally and externally.
  • Provide a variety of general information to the public regarding parks and recreation operations and programs; respond to questions, resolve complaints, and survey patrons as needed.
  • Observe necessary precautions to assure general public safety; inspect facilities for safety and maintenance needs.
  • Recognize emergency and dangerous situations by reacting quickly and calmly; administer first aid as needed. Completes Accident/Incident report.
  • Attend and participate in professional group meetings; stay abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of recreational services as well as various skating interests and markets to facilitate off-season utilization.

This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive duties of the position. Incumbents may be required to follow any other instructions, and to perform any other related duties, as may be required.

Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Recreation, Sports Management, or directly related field, two (2) years supervisory experience in hockey programming; or any equivalent combination of acceptable education and years of experience.
  • Working knowledge of facility operations, scheduling, and maintenance procedures required.
  • Experience in coaching, skating, or hockey preferred.


  • Must possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License or the ability to obtain one within thirty (30) days of employment. Must be insurable by the District carrier at the onset and for the duration of employment.
  • Current certifications in AED/CPR and First Aid or the ability to obtain such certifications within sixty (60) days of employment.
  • Concussion recognition training is required prior to employment and must be renewed annually.


  • Knowledge of modern office procedures, methods and general office equipment (computer, copier, fax, phone, etc.). Proficiency with applicable computer software applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, POS) and scheduling/invoicing through Maximum Ice Solutions (MaxIce) and Pointstreak.
  • Must have knowledge of ice conditions and experience with the proper use of ice maintenance equipment used in an ice arena environment including an ice resurfacer, ice edger, computers and refrigeration mechanical operation log book. Must be able to interpret refrigeration plant maintenance readings and logs for preventative maintenance.
  • Possess knowledge and ability to identify and direct ongoing maintenance, repairs, and improvements to the arena and equipment used at the building.

50% of the work is performed indoors at the ice arena in a 45-50 degree environment and 50% is performed in a busy office environment where noise and interruptions prevail. Occasionally might be required to utilize cleaning materials for duties such as mopping, cleaning windows, and vacuuming. Work is usually performed during evening hours 4pm-Close, Sunday through Thursday but with special events and tournaments, some weekends and evenings may be required.

Must be able to frequently bend, walk, kneel, stoop, reach and lift in performance of duties. Occasionally will be required to assist in the lifting and moving of tables, chairs, and cabinets, etc. to a maximum of 50 pounds unassisted and to 100 pounds with assistance. Vision requirements include: near acuity far acuity, depth perception and color vision. Requires sense of smell and touch. The ability to talk and hear via the telephone and through face-to-face communication is needed. Requires the ability to communicate effectively in writing and to understand and execute oral and written instructions. Strong communication skills utilizing multiple mediums - verbal, written, and presentation is required.

Contact Information:
Alec Hines
Edge Ice Arena
6623 S. Ward St
Littleton, CO 80127
Phone: (303) 409-2221
Posting End Date: 3/15/19

Posted 02/13


Part-Time Zamboni Operator - Las Vegas, NV

Part-Time Zamboni Operator

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Contact Information:
Jeremy Brant
City National Arena
1550 S. Pavilion Center Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89135
Phone: (702) 940-9936
Posting End Date: 3/1/2019

Posted 02/06


Skating School Director - Stamford, CT

Position Title: Skating School Director
Reports To: General Manager

Essential functions include the following (Other duties may be assigned.):


  • Oversees the day-to-day operations of the Skating School program, Lessons, Freestyles, Ice Shows, Clinics, Dance and Ballet Programs in the most professional and profitable manner.
  • Assists with all hiring, training, developing, recognition/reward programs and evaluation of Skating School Staff and volunteers for Skating School.
  • Provides on-site supervision of Twin Rinks as assigned, and acts as Manager on Duty.

Operational Excellence:

  • Develops, executes, implement, and adhering to annual budget, marketing and operational plan in consultation with the GM.
  • Manages the ice shows, competitions and special events including scheduling dates, contacting and scheduling judges, ordering costumes and preparing rosters.
  • Implements progressive, innovative and forward-thinking philosophies of figure skating programming and management.
  • Coordinates and develops the Learn to Skate Program by scheduling ice, programming of lessons, and creating lesson plans for instructors using the best practices of Learn to Skate USA. Compile attendance sheets, compile rosters, and assign coaches to each class level.
  • Incorporates fun, teamwork and social growth experiences into programs.
  • Orders supplies for the Skating School Program as needed.
  • Manages the recruitment, hiring and development of professional coaches. Meets on a quarterly basis to discuss trends, policies and the direction of the program.
  • Responsible for the recruitment of volunteers and tracking of volunteer hours for the Skating School Program.
  • Conducts regular surveys from participants in programs collecting data on marketing segments, size, users and trends for figure skating.
  • Works with Marketing Manager & GM to create brochures, flyers, and promotions for Skating School


  • Responsible for tracking and recording of pertinent statistical information and completing a monthly report for the Skating School Program


  • Evaluates procedures and systems throughout the operations on an on-going basis in conjunction with other staff.
  • Upholds a high level of professionalism and Professional Skating Instructor code of ethics.
  • Assist with the updating of the manual for the Skating School Program including policies, procedures and safety guidelines.

Performance Management/Employee Development:

  • Attends training, seminars, and conferences to enhance personal development and gain more knowledge.
  • Attends team, department, and other meetings as required.
  • Organizes and implement one-on-ones, small group, and large group meetings and presentations designed to enhance communication.

Community Relations:

  • Maintain contact with local media to raise awareness of ice skating and skating related activities
  • Promote the sports of recreational skating, figure skating, and hockey
  • Schedule events and promotions that will attract media attention
  • Advertise and market ice skating to the community
  • Acts as Twin Rink’s liaison to the Springdale Skating Club

Customer Service:

  • Responsible for all parent communication in the Learn to Skate Program including regular parent meetings.
  • Answers customer phone calls, emails, questions, comments, and concerns. Follow-up in a timely manner providing excellent customer service.

Critical knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Have strong interpersonal skills that allow for success in a team environment
  • Communicate with and effectively direct staff activities
  • Ability to demonstrate credibility and experience in the industry
  • Working knowledge of rules and regulations of Figure Skating
  • Possess strong customer service skills
  • Working knowledge of sales and marketing
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and function in a high-stress environment
  • Be flexible and willing to effectively manage risk
  • Possess excellent communication skills in both written and verbal forms
  • Experience working with media and public relations
  • Must have a background in Skating
  • Knowledge of rules and policies of the Twin Rinks
  • Have the ability to network
  • Must have experience with event planning and programming
  • Be an active listener

Position requires employee work weekdays, weekends, evenings & holidays. Position also requires employee to be on-call MOD.

No telephone calls, please.

Email: for more info.

Robert Rode
General Manager, Stamford Twin Rinks
1063 Hope Street
Stamford, CT 06907
Phone: 203-968-9000 x13

Posting End Date: 3/22/19

Posted 1/22


Ice Arena Operator - University Park, PA

Job Title: Ice Arena Operator
Job Type: Announced Technical Service Job


  • Operate ice resurfacing and maintenance equipment, and front-end loader.
  • Prepare ice rinks for classes, skating sessions and other activities by resurfacing the skating rink, cutting and painting, marking and designing, trimming and edging ice, etc.
  • Resurface the main skating rink to include cutting, laying ice and drying to the standards required within fifteen minutes.
  • Perform dasher board system maintenance repair to include adjustment, alignment, replacement of fixtures, railing, backing, plates, framing and plexiglass.
  • Perform preventive maintenance and minor repair to ice resurfacing and maintenance equipment to include lubrication, oil change, filter hose and belt replacement, minor tune ups, etc.
  • Check batteries, brakes, fluid levels, etc., for proper operation.
  • Operate hand held power tools such as circular saw, drills, impact screwdrivers, chisels, files, wrenches, screwdrivers, etc., in the performance of duties.
  • Sharpen skates using a dual head grinder.
  • Perform minor building and equipment maintenance and support for the Ice Arena such as sealing floors, repairing netting, rolling AstroTurf carpet, moving goal frames, locker adjustments, etc.
  • Perform counter duties to include greeting patrons, answering telephone, assigning lockers and operating cash register to record the collection of admissions fees and rental charges.
  • Open, close and assist in monitoring the security of the Ice Arena.
  • Assist in assuring that only authorized people have access to the skating rinks.
  • Check gauges, take readings and monitor trouble lights on compressors.
  • Make standard adjustments to settings appropriate to rink use.
  • Report problems to supervisor or the Office of Physical Plant for repairs.
  • Operate University vehicle to deliver or pick up supplies and materials.
  • Prepare packages for mailing.
  • Make regular preventive maintenance checks to equipment and facilities using an established checklist.
  • Provide first aid as required to injured patrons and contact emergency medical personnel for evacuation to a treatment facility.
  • Report all accidents to the supervisor or appropriate personnel.
  • Complete accident reporting form.
  • Erect, disassemble and use rink scaffolding for replacing gels, adjusting netting, hanging banners, changing scoreboard, etc.
  • Set up items and materials for special events.
  • Issue and collect receipts for rink access and rental equipment.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of ice rink schedules, policies and procedures relating to the use and operation of the facility.
  • Promote Ice Arena safety by adhering to and ensuring compliance of established rink policies and procedures.
  • Monitor vending machine use and report problems to the supervisor.
  • Collect information concerning the number of facility users, types of patrons, etc., as necessary.
  • Inventory equipment, maintain control cards and maintenance records.
  • Prepare log fires, as required.
  • Responsible for the routine daily operations of the ice rink in the absence of a supervisor.
  • Direct the work and train part-time employees.

Job Requirements:

  • Requires the use of commercial English, grammar and arithmetic such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, including decimals and fractions;
  • Simple use of formulas, charts, tables, drawings, specifications, schedules, wiring diagrams, together with the use of adjustable measuring instruments, graduates and the like requiring interpretation in their various applications;
  • the posting, preparation, interpretation, use and checking of reports, forms, records and comparable data.
  • Over 1 year up to and including 2 years of effective experience.

Work Schedule: Various
Days Off: Various


Apply online at

To review the Annual Security Report which contains information about crime statistics and other safety and security matters and policies, please go to, which will also explain how to request a paper copy of the Annual Security Report.

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Contact Information:
Chris Whittemore
Pegula Ice Arena
250 University Dr.
150G Pegula Ice Arena
University Park, PA 16802
Phone: (814) 865-7570
Posting End Date: 02/22/2019

Posted 1/22


​Assistant Manager - Morristown, NJ

Assistant Manager - William G. Mennen Sports Arena, Morristown, New Jersey

For Job Description and to apply, click below:

Contact Information:
Reynold Fauci
William G. Mennen Sports Arena
161 East Hanover Ave.
Morristown, NJ 07960
Phone: (973) 775-9363
Posting End Date: 2/28/19

Posted 01/16


Skating School Coordinator (Seasonal) - Eagan, MN

Position Title: Skating School Coordinator
Department: Parks and Recreation
Reports To: Arena and Aquatics Manager
Position Summary: Responsible for coordinating and supervising a variety of skating programs including ISI Learn to Skate school, synchronized and team compulsory groups and the annual ice show.

Essential Position Functions:

  • Recruits, recommends for hire, trains, and schedules, evaluates and supervises skate school and specialized instructors
  • Develops, coordinates, implements and supervises a variety of programs including the annual ice show. This includes but is not limited to registration, preparing program test materials, publicity, music, casting, choreography, costumes, props, scheduling of staff, volunteers and rehearsals, photography, security and tracking revenue and expenditures associated with programs.
  • Reviews, prepares or revises skate school curriculum as necessary, structures classes for systematic progression and development of skating skills and makes recommendations to the Arena and Aquatics Manager when appropriate.
  • Organizes and runs ISI freestyle test sessions, oversees synchronized skating teams and team compulsory groups and serves as a team liaison for all ISI competitions.
  • Teaches skating lessons in the absence of instructors or to enhance program opportunities and training.
  • Works with Parks and Recreation staff for class registrations, name tag labels and clerical requests.
  • Prepares and recommends program budget for inclusion in Civic Arena operating budget.
  • Assists with general office operation including but not limited to booking ice time, answering phones, operating cash register, renting skates, booking birthday parties and assists with public skating activities and promotions.
  • Provides consistent, high quality customer service to participants and responds to participant and parent feedback and concerns in a timely fashion.
  • Works as a team with Arena and Aquatics Manager, Facility Operations Coordinator, Maintenance Coordinator and Seasonal staff to ensure coordination of programs and facilities.
  • Ensures the safety, quality and consistency of the programs and instruction.

Other Position functions:

  • Performs other duties and assumes responsibilities as apparent or assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Three (3) years experience in various teaching methodologies for ice skating including, but not limited to:

  • Ice Skating Institute (ISI
  • US Figure Skating (USFS)
  • Other skating programs (i.e.USA Hockey)
  • One (1) years supervisory experience
  • One (1) years’ experience in direct contact customer service environment.
  • One (1) years’ experience with computers and Microsoft applications.
  • One (1) years’ experience in the production of ice shows.
  • Possess and maintain a valid Minnesota driver’s license.

Desired Qualifications

  • ISI professional membership
  • Previous experience as a skate school coordinator or director
  • More than 1 year of supervisory experience
  • More than 3 years experience teaching figure skating
  • Previous experience managing revenues and expenditures for programs.
  • Previous experience in a municipal setting managing or teaching skating programs.

Work Environment

  1. Ice arena environment; working closely with others; frequent interruptions.
  2. Temperature ranges from 40o F to 90o F depending upon when there is ice or dry floor in the building.
  3. Examples of the work schedule include, but are not limited to: day time, evening and weekend hours.
  4. 50% in an office environment with direct public contact.
  5. 50% on-ice with students, instructors or the public.

Job Posting Link:

Contact Information:
Mark Vaughan
Eagan Civic Arena
3870 Pilot Knob Road
Eagan, MN 55122
Phone: (651) 675-5592
Posting End Date: Ongoing

Posted 12/12


Skating Academy Internship - Antioch, TN

Through its Sports Education 101 program, the Nashville Predators offer full-time college students the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in sport management, make professional connections in the industry, and earn college credit at the same time! The Preds are seeking an energetic individual who is enthusiastic and committed to learning about the industry from professionals and executives at Bridgestone Arena in addition to administering Skating programs at Ford Ice Center for the Scott Hamilton Skating Academy - Spring internship program (January - May). Please read below for requirements and description.

Nashville Predators/Ford Ice Center Internship Requirements

  • Interns must be students at accredited colleges and universities.
  • The internship must be a part of the student’s curriculum.
  • The internship must provide earned hours that are directly applied to the student’s degree (explain in your cover letter).
  • Interns must work a minimum of 32 hours per week, per semester including non-traditional work hours, evenings, weekends and holidays. During the season this may include game nights.
  • Interns must be fun, energetic, and outgoing individuals with a strong work ethic who possess the ability to interact with all types of people.
  • Internships do not provide housing, compensation or transportation.
  • Internships do not guarantee full-time positions with the Predators upon completion.

Scott Hamilton Skating Academy Internship

This position supports the Ford Ice Center’s Learn-to-Skate Manager in all aspects of preparation and execution of grassroots skating and sport programming and initiatives, such as Learn to Skate classes, in-house competitions, special events, and various on-ice programming at Ford Ice Center and Bridgestone Arena. Additionally, FIC is hosting the 2018 Eastern Great Lakes Regional Championships in October, the fall intern’s responsibilities also include the opportunity of working alongside the board of the Scott Hamilton Skating Club and US Figure Skating.

Primary responsibility is to provide day-to-day administrative support to the department, including responding to general inquiries through email and phone in addition to maintaining registration databases.

  • Assist management in administrative duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.
  • Assist efforts for Go Skate! registration at home games (an industry growth program to get kids ages 4-12 on the ice).
  • Assist putting on events at Ford Ice Center and Bridgestone Arena such as membership parties, production shows, in-house competitions, performances at Bridgestone and FIC, etc.
  • Assist in planning the Eastern Great Lakes Regional Championships.
  • Assist with web based postings, social media, and photo gallery from department initiatives.
  • Learn and assist with the creation and production of skating programs.

Minimum requirements:

  • Strong interpersonal skills with a customer service approach.
  • Upbeat, friendly personality. Polite, positive, respectful self-starter who works well with others.
  • Organized and detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task and problem solve in fast paced work environment.
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office programs (Outlook, Excel, Word).
  • Flexibility and willingness to work non-traditional work hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • Provide a valid driver’s license and good driving record.
  • Ability to work on and off ice at or below freezing temperatures for extended periods of time.
  • Skating experience is preferred.

We are looking to fill the Spring 2019 for full-time interns with an early January start date.

Please apply through;

No phone calls/emails please.



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