Ice Rink Attendant

The City of Oakdale is accepting applications for Ice Rink Attendants for the upcoming skating season: mid-December through February, weather permitting.  Attendants maintain the safety and order of the city's outdoor ice skating rinks and warming houses.


  • Maintain the safety and order of the City outdoor ice skating rinks and warming houses.
  • Enforce warming house and rink rules and regulations as established by the City of Oakdale.
  • Prepare attendance reports.
  • Maintain a safe and clean ice surface by scraping and removing snow from rinks.
  • Maintain cleanliness of warming house (i.e. sweep, empty trash).
  • Promptly open, close, and secure the warming house according to schedule.
  • Effective and respectful communication and interaction with other employees, supervisors, individuals from other organizations, and the general public.
  • Assist skaters as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 16 years of age.
  • Ability to perform light to medium snow shoveling.
  • Basic First Aid and CPR certification desirable.
  • Good communication skills.
  • The ability to skate is not necessary.

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Ability to maintain a cooperative relationship with the general public
  • Ensure a fun and safe skating environment.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work flexible work hours (evenings & weekends).
  • Enjoy working outdoors


  • 2022 Pay Range: $13 per hour


  • 10-20 hours per week.
  • Mid-December through the end of February, weekdays, evenings and weekends. 
  • Monday through Friday, 4 to 8 PM; Saturdays, 12 to 8 PM; Sundays, 12 to 7 PM.  
  • Non-school days: 1 to 8 PM.  Special hours for Christmas Eve, New Years Eve. 
  • Other miscellaneous hours as needed.

Closing Date:  Open until filled. Interested candidates must submit a standard City of Oakdale employment application. 

Email Application: Nathan Timmons,

Mail Application:
Nathan Timmons, Recreation Coordinator
4444 Hadley Avenue N
Oakdale, MN 55128

The City of Oakdale is an Equal Opportunity Employer