City of RochesterBuffalo 14211
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Rink Aide & Seasonal

City of Rochester
Part Time 810 E Ferry St, Buffalo, NY 14211, United States


General Description

Employees of this class collect fees from participants for rink admission and skate rental. Rink Aides also issue ice skates, monitor the rink and enforce posted rules of conduct, assist beginning skaters, and perform routine maintenance activities. This position is distinct from other general recreation positions in that the work involves specific duties at ice rinks which require the ability to skate. Positions of this class are only part-time and/or seasonal in nature. Direct supervision is received from higher level staff. Related work is performed as required.

Typical Work Activities
  • Collects fees and operates cash register, following all cash handling procedures;
  • Issues and collects ice skates;
  • Enforces rules of conduct for youth and adult participants;
  • Monitors participants' behavior and assesses ice conditions while skating the rink; 
  • Administers first aid when necessary, or gets help from qualified staff member; 
  • Monitors audience behavior at hockey games, ice shows, and other special events, and enforces rules pertaining to these events;
  • Assists beginning skaters and may assist skating instructors or give lessons as necessary;
  • Keeps area free of debris;
  • Reports unsafe conditions, damage to equipment or facility, or particularly difficult problems with participants or permit users;
  • Assists with scheduling or rescheduling facility use for groups.
Minimum Qualifications

There are no minimum educational or experience requirements. Employees must be fifteen (15) years of age or older and able to ice skate. Applicants under the age of 18 will be required to supply a work permit issued by their school district.

For full-time employees:
The City of Rochester offers a complete benefits package to full-time employees including health care, dental, vision, retirement, deferred compensation plans, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, long-term disability, holidays, vacation, and sick leave.

For less-than full-time employees:
The City of Rochester offers numerous growth opportunities to include the potential to transition into full-time, permanent employment.