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Ice Rink Attendant - Graham Arena (Seasonal Opportunity

Posted: 06/19/2022

The City of Rochester invites applications for:

Ice Rink Attendant - Graham Arena
(Limited Appointment/Seasonal Opportunity)

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The City of Rochester, Minnesota (pop. 115,000+) Park and Recreation Department provides a variety of leisure time opportunities for people to enjoy and manages more than 4500 acres of park land including over 100 individual parks and 85 miles of paved trails. Graham Arena maintains indoor ice playing surfaces for 10 months each year and the Recreation Center maintains indoor ice playing surfaces year-round.
"Providing traditional, innovative, and affordable quality services (activities, programs, and facilities) for Rochester's citizens and visitors."
The City of Rochester is committed to a community where all members feel a sense of belonging. We commit to recognizing the diversity of our community members, listening to ALL voices and providing equitable services to create an inclusive place to live, play and work.
We believe EQUITY should be at the center of all our work. We strive to represent our community in our teammates, as we know that diverse and inclusive teams are more innovative, and have an empowering impact on the work, progress and culture of our community.
It takes us all working together.

Nature of Work
This is a part-time seasonal/temporary position that performs routine cleaning and maintenance duties to ensure that the City's ice facilities are clean, orderly, properly maintained and safe. Duties include operating the ice resurfacing (IR) machine in maintaining playable ice conditions and overseeing patron use of the facility. This position must be able to interact with the public in a professional, courteous, and helpful manner.

Work shifts are 13.5 hours per week and include mornings, afternoons, evenings and weekends as needed.
Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.



The work below is representative of the scope of work performed within this job classification. Individual job duties will vary based on work assignment.

  • Operate the ice resurfacing (IR) machine to maintain a quality sheet of ice. 
  • Oversee patron use of the facility.
  • Collect money from customers to insure proper billing.
  • Set up and tear down tables and chairs for user groups.
  • Clean dasher boards and glass
  • Clean and maintain seating areas, locker rooms and other auxiliary areas.
  • Shovel snow as needed.
  • Hook up sound system equipment.
  • Monitor ice temperatures, pool filtration system and boiler operation.
  • Enforce facility rules and all applicable local, state and federal standards.



High School diploma or the equivalent (GED)

At least 18 years of age


Knowledge of: the game of hockey and applicable rules; custodial and building maintenance practices, supplies, and equipment.

Skill in: operating ice resurfacing machines and maintaining ice surfaces in playable condition.

Ability to: deal tactfully with the general public in person and on the phone; and understand and carry out oral and written assignments

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the following represents the physical and environmental demands for this position. The employee must be able to perform the essential functions with or without accommodation.

Work is primarily done while standing, however climbing of stairs, ladders, bleachers, is often required along with movements such as bending, twisting and kneeling.

Working on ladders and/or above the head is occasionally required.

Lifting of objects weighing 50 pounds or more is occasionally required.

Exposure to cold, heat, fumes and noise.

Use of custodial cleaning agents and chemicals is required.

The bulk of the work is done indoors in a controlled environment, with occasional work required outdoors.

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