Join the Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest team! 

We are currently seeking a Zamboni Operator/Ice Technician to join the Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest team, Philadelphia's premier outdoor ice skating rink and wintertime attraction. Documented and verifiable past experience operating a Zamboni, with references is highly preferred.  This is not an entry-level position. Heavy machinery experience is a plus. Blue Cross RiverRink is an outdoor facility completely exposed to the elements, and work conditions can vary greatly with the weather.

Salary is based on experience.

Areas of Responsibility 

  • Operating a Zamboni ice resurfacer, Model 500
  • Resurfacing an outdoor rink surface on a regular schedule 
  • Edging the rink perimeter as necessary, and any additional ice maintenance
  • Maintaining any and all ice resurfacing equipment, including changing Zamboni blades, washing
  • Machinery, lubricating machinery, fueling machines, and other tasks as needed

Job Requirements

  • Candidate must have a minimum of 2 years of outdoor ice resurfacing experience or a minimum of 3 years of ice maintenance experience in an indoor facility.
  • In addition, candidates must be customer service oriented and be able to fill in as necessary for front-end operations during peak times.
  • An outgoing, team-player is highly preferred
  • A valid US driver's license is required.
  • STAR/US Ice Rink Association, Certified Ice Technician program completion is preferred. ORFA ice resurfacer training equivalent is acceptable.
  • Candidates are subject to drug testing and background checks.
  • Potential candidates must be able to able to work effectively within a team-oriented and dynamic environment.
  • Should you be selected, you will be required to be cross-trained with other departments if necessary.
  • Punctuality and a high level of professionalism in all aspects of the job are required.
  • Candidates must be physically capable of lifting 50lbs.
  • Candidates must be 17 or older to apply.
  • Days, nights, weekends, and holidays may be required as necessary. Work hours may vary.
  • Availability from November through the end of February is a requirement. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience in high volume, customer service-related, and/or hospitality-related environments, and outdoor ice venue experience operating a Zamboni.

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