The Rinks Operations Associate job in Irvine, CA

The Rinks
Job Title
Operations Associate
Job Type
Est. Wages
$11.77 to $18.90 per hour (Snag Est. )
3150 Barranca Pkwy.
Irvine, CA 92606
Last Active
+30 days

Operations Associate

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Operations Associate-Anaheim Ice

The Operations Associate is responsible for performing the daily activities required to operate the Rink facility (Ice or Inline), including all aspects of customer service, cash handling, skate guard during public sessions.

Examples of Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

The Operations Associate will be assigned to one or more of the following skill areas:

Front Desk/Reception:

  • Communicate rink program information to Guests
  • Operate Point of Sale system in a skillful, expedient manner while efficiently and accurately performing daily cash handling activities
  • Coordinate locker room check-in and check-out procedures
  • Greet and assist Guests throughout the facility
  • Answer telephone in a cheerful, courteous and timely manner

Skate Counter:

  • Efficiently distribute skates and assist Guests in proper skate size selection
  • Manage customer flow including timeliness of service and line flow
  • Collect, inspect and properly store skates to correct location.
  • Sharpen/maintain rental skates for quality performance/presentation

Snack Bar:

  • Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of menu items, recipes and prices for the Snack Bar operation
  • Efficiently and accurately perform daily cash handling activities
  • Skillfully operate food and beverage equipment machines and prepares product in a proficient manner
  • Manage customer flow including timeliness of service and line flow

Skate Guard:

  • Safeguard public sessions to assure exemplary Guest experience and safety by monitoring activity on rink surfaces and in other controlled areas
  • Monitor rink conditions; remove debris from rink surface
  • Must be able to skate for up to 2 hours or willing to learn to skate
  • Maintain encouraging and attentive demeanor throughout session
  • Monitor safety of skaters including proper usage of skates and other equipment 


  • Efficiently and accurately perform scorekeeping duties
  • Communicate effectively with referees in fast paced, dynamic environment

Party Host:

  • Set-up and decorate party room prior to guest’s arrival
  • Set up appropriate facility signage
  • Maintain a positive and attentive demeanor throughout the party
  • Provide outstanding customer service throughout the event, ensuring that food is served on-time, assisting with skate size selection and timing of skate

All above areas are responsible for:

  • Providing excellent customer service by enthusiastically servicing Guests while performing a multitude of diverse tasks, being thorough, accurate and prompt when responding to Guest inquiries and when necessary direct the individual to the appropriate Associate
  • Demonstrating the initiative and commitment to communication and teamwork to assure optimal Guest Service
  • Adhering to First Aid and emergency guidelines and procedures
  • Being alert to and communicate safety/security problems to Shift Manager in a timely manner
  • Adhering to manufacturers specifications when using equipment or materials in order to assure no risk to self, fellow Associates or Guests
  • Maintaining The Rinks housekeeping standards for all areas of the Rink including; lobby, bleachers, restrooms, meeting spaces, locker rooms and offices
  • Assisting in annual maintenance projects
  • Periodically, efficiently performing clerical activities
  • Maintaining a professional and organized demeanor when dealing with both internal and external Guests
  • Providing services as required for special events, tournaments and competitions
  • Performing various tasks as necessitated by Guest Service or facility requirements
  • Adhering to all Rinks policies and procedures

Specific Qualifications/Abilities: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • High School diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Must be 16 years of age or older
  • Is a highly motivated self-starter who is service minded, enthusiastic and energetic
  • Demonstrates an understanding of The Rinks commitment to quality service, products and entertainment
  • Possesses strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Consistently maintains a pleasant, professional and approachable style
  • Thrives in a fast paced, dynamic environment where required to deal with a variety of individuals and personalities
  • Able to work a flexible schedule consisting of varying days and hours (including weekends, holidays and nights)
  • Meet minimum reading, writing and mathematical requirements where necessary
  • Rink operations experience a plus

Additional Info

Minimum Age
16+ years old

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Posted: 2018-11-17

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