Ice Rink/Park Maintenance Specialist

Job Title:  Ice Rink/ Park Maintenance Specialist
Hourly Wage: DOE
Benefit Package (Retirement, Health, Vision, Dental, Life Ins.)
Supervisor: Facility Manager/Parks Director 


  • Responsible for ice rink operations and maintenance 
  • Responsible for maintenance and operations of parks and related facilities.
  • Performs maintenance of vehicles and equipment

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed by the individual within this classification.  They are not to be considered an exhaustive or all-inclusive listing of the position’s duties and tasks, as they may change or be adjusted, as situations require.


  • Maintain and keep records of compressor readings, safety concern reports, incident/accident reports
  • Maintain service of Zamboni
  • Oversee water conditioning unit for ice arenas
  • Service, maintain, and operate evaporative water-cooling system
  • Operate HVAC system, including dehumidifiers
  • Oversee ice production and maintain two ice rinks
  • Performs pool maintenance, which includes routinely checking pumps, filters, chemical feeders, valves, water chemistry and chemicals
  • Maintain Park District vehicles and equipment
  • Maintain records of all maintenance on vehicles and equipment
  • Ability to participate in the application of Herbicides and Pesticides
  • Assist in the repair of plumbing and irrigation systems
  • Able to operate front end loader, bobcat, mowers, hand and power tools
  • Assists in the snow removal activities of the Park District
  • Participates in the inspection, repair and maintenance of playground equipment
  • Assists with the setup of facilities/parks for events, meetings, classrooms, conferences, etc.
  • Use and maintain assigned power equipment and hand tools
  • Wash equipment; use ladders when required in work assignments
  • Lock and unlock assigned buildings
  • Follow instructions regarding the use of chemicals and all supplies
  •         Use of all chemicals and all supplies as directed
  • Attend to emergencies when necessary
  • Attend safety meetings and other related meetings
  • Take classes as required in maintenance methods and techniques, new products, First Aid, CPR, and working relationships
  • Helps with inventory control and security
  • Safely operate all vehicles and other job related equipment
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Maintenance of parks grounds, ice rinks, and indoor pool
  • Equipment operation and maintenance procedures
  • Report preparation and maintenance reports


  • The work will be performed indoors and outdoors. The employee may be exposed to noise, dirt, dust, grease, irritating chemicals, and machinery with moving parts. The work requires the use of protective devices such as gloves, masks, or goggles.
  • The work is typically performed while sitting, standing, stooping, walking, bending or crouching.  The employee occasionally lifts light and heavy objects, climbs ladders, and uses tools or equipment that require a high degree of dexterity.


  • Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position
  • Current CPR Certification, or able to obtain within 6 months
  • Ability to work weeknights and weekends as needed
  • Ability to work with limited supervision
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds or heavier lifting with other employees
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing
  • The knowledge and ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Have essential physical and mental capabilities in the following: Interpersonal skills, memory, attention to detail, follow directions, comprehension, calculating, reading,  writing, speaking, evaluating, mathematics, organizing and innovation

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Or mail:   Watford City Park District, PO Box 1739,Watford City N. D. 58854