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Ice Rink Technician/Zamboni Driver - Will Train

ESG Associates Inc.
Middleton, MA 01949


Middleton, MA 01949

Full job description

This part-time, year-round position is responsible for driving and maintaining the Zamboni and other plant equipment at The Essex Sports Center.This position is also responsible for opening and/or closing the building, checking and tidying-up restrooms, locker rooms, and public areas. This position also acts as rink representative to the public.

Essential Functions: Driving & Routine Ice Resurfacing Equipment Maintenance: Drives and perform routine maintenance on the Zamboni including cleaning, greasing and preparing the machine for daily use, draining machines at the end of each day and charging as required. This position will also be required to follow and maintain safety protocol and is responsible for the use, routine maintenance and care of the edging machine.

Rink Maintenance: General cleaning of the rink, including restrooms, locker rooms & other interior spaces. Pick uptrash sweep and mop floors, vacuum as needed. Empty trash bins inside/outside rink. Fills supplies in the restrooms and locker rooms. Opening and or/closing the building. Ice Maintenance: Records ice temperature and compressor status as needed. Assures that the compressor room is properly open (or closed). Responsible for flooding, edging and shaving/building as requested by Rink Manager. Monitor and record daily refrigeration plant levels as requested. Provide basic maintenance to refrigeration/HVAC systems to include greasing of motors, changing filters and cleaning of condenser strainers. Rink Facility Maintenance Set-up and clean-up for rink events; it is a key component of this position that the building interior and exterior areas be kept clean and attractive – public areas as well as locker rooms, bathrooms etc. Be responsible for security of the rink building to include, but not limited to, locking and closing all doors at the end of each night. Be familiar with all emergency and security procedures, including fire drills. General snow removal, shoveling/snow blowing of walkway and stairs. Troubleshooting: Reports any safety or mechanical issues to the rink Manager immediately. Safety is considered first priority at all times. Additional Functions: This position acts as a customer service representative at the rink, answering questions and assisting skaters and the general public. Refers any issues that s/he is unable to resolve to the rink manager. Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor of his/her designee.

Job Requirements/Physical Demands: Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ability to be on-time and keep schedule Basic reading and math skills equivalent to HS diploma.
  • Basic mechanical knowledge or the ability to learn mechanical skills.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Understanding of hockey.
  • Valid Driver's license and satisfactory driving record.
  • Successful completion of all required pre-employment background checks.
  • Must have physical ability to drive ice resurfacing machines.
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs. repeatedly.
  • Climbing stairs, ladders and other objects is often required, along with the need to bend kneel and reach.

Preferred Qualifications: Preferred experience with ice rink operations including experience as a Zamboni driver, however we are willing to train if you are willing to learn.

The Essex Sports Center features two NHL regulation ice surfaces (one fully sled hockey compatible), indoor synthetic turf field, sports rehabilitation, strength training, pro shop and tenant space.

Job Type: Part-time


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Flexible schedule

Working days:

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday

Typical start time:

  • 6AM

Typical end time:

  • 11PM

Pay Frequency:

  • Bi weekly or Twice monthly


  • Monday to Friday
  • 8 hour shift
  • Night shift
  • Day shift
  • Weekends required