Seasonal PT Warming House Assistant

City of Coon Rapids
Job Description
$10.00 Hourly
Coon Rapids, MN
Job Type
Part time Seasonal
Public Works
Job Number
Summary of Position


The position of Warming House Attendant is a part-time seasonal position for our outdoor rinks. Candidates must be available to work approximately 15-20 hours per week from December 21, 2018 - February 19, 2019 (weather permitting). Warming House attendants are responsible for upholding all rink policies and procedures, opening and closing of warming house facility, leading special activities, assisting skaters, documenting of reports, cleaning of facility and perform other duties as assigned.

Supplemental Information:
General Rink Hours:

Monday - Friday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sunday 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Holiday Rink Hours:
Monday - Friday (December 26 - December 29) 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Closed
New Year's Eve and New Year's Day Closed

School Holiday Hours:
Monday, January 21 - 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Monday, February 18 - 1:00 pm  - 9:00 pm
Tuesday, February 19 - 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

There will be a mandatory pre-season orientation prior to the rink opening for selected candidates.

Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning November 2nd, 2018.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities


Essential duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
  • Provide a welcoming and friendly atmosphere for all warming house and skating rink patrons.
  • Responsible for the punctual opening and closing of the warming house facility and rinks when scheduled.
  • Monitor rinks to ensure rink rules are enforced and a safe skating environment is provided.
  • Assist and/or lead special activities for youth and families on occasion.
  • Assist young skaters with skate lacing and provide general assistance as needed.
  • Document skating attendance, maintenance issues, incidents and/or injuries.
  • Maintain clean and orderly facilities during your assigned shift. This includes shoveling of walkways and entrance to building, sweeping of floors, bathroom tidying, and other opening and closing procedures.
  • Verifies warming house is equipped with First Aid supplies.
  • Keeps Recreation Coordinator advised of any developments at the warming house facility.
  • Performs other related functions as apparent or assigned


Required Knowledge and Abilities


To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with employees, supervisors, agencies and general public.
  • Ability to work independently with general guidance from the Recreation Coordinator.
  • Ability to perform duties with tact and discretion.


Qualifications and Other Information


A combination of training and experience substantially equivalent to the following:
  • Sixteen years of age or older
  • Must be responsible, organized, and have leadership and decision making skills.
  • Must be courteous, friendly and enjoy interacting with people of all ages.
The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or keyboards; speak intelligibly, hear and read.
  • The employee is frequently required to stand, walk and reach with hands and arms. 
  • The employee must frequently move, turn, lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, color vision, distance vision and depth perception. 
  • Must be able to operate assigned equipment.
This position works outside and may be exposed to inclement weather conditions, including temperature shifts and wet and/or humid conditions. This position works closely with others.
  • Must comply with organizational and departmental policies.
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