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Cleaning Staff
Ice Resurfacer Driver
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Operations Attendant

FACILITY OVERVIEW:
The UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex is a first-of-its-kind, hockey specific training facility located just north of Pittsburgh in Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania.  A joint venture between the Pittsburgh Penguins and their world-renowned sports medicine partner, UPMC (formerly University of Pittsburgh Medical Center), the $70 million complex will be the first medical facility in the country to focus specifically on hockey-related training, testing, rehabilitation and injury prevention.

The new practice home for the NHL Penguins will include two NHL-sized ice rinks, professional locker rooms, an NHL-quality weight room and fourteen locker rooms.  In addition, the facility includes 1,500 square feet of hockey skills training space that features a Rapidshot System, three Rapidhands training stations and a sixty-six foot resistance skating lane.  The facility will also be the home ice for the Pittsburgh Penguins Elite Tier I youth program.

The medical facility will feature 50,000 square feet of clinical space for training, testing and therapy from some of the world’s leading doctors and specialists.  It will offer expert care in orthopaedics, concussion management, physical and occupational therapy, imaging and sports-performance training, making it the premier facility in North America for elite hockey training.

ORGANIZATION’S CORE VALUES & EMPLOYEE ATTRIBUTES:

  • Driven to be successful on and off of the ice
  • Have a positive, winning attitude
  • View our team and facilities as regional assets and treat our partners as stakeholders
  • Give back to our community
  • Think outside-of-the-box
  • Work as a team and value individual contributions
  • Do everything with integrity
  • Always looking to improve

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TITLE:                                  Operations Attendant
DEPARTMENT:              Operations
ACOUNTBALE TO:            Operations Manager
BASED AT:                          UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex

SUMMARY: 
Operations Attendants are responsible, but not limited to, assisting the operations team in maintaining a clean, safe and well operated facility.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintaining cleanliness of the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex
  • Assisting Zamboni driver with all ice cuts
  • Maintain a clean safe environment for employees and customers

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Must be able to work nights and weekends
  • Punctual
  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Under 18 must have valid work permit
  • Outstanding work ethic

COMPENSATION:

  • $8.00 - $10.00 per hour based on experience

APPLICATION:

  • Please submit your resume or summary of experience and qualifications to kradeke@pittsburghpenguins.com
  • Resume collection through December 1. Interviews beginning November 5. 

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TITLE:                                 Learn to Skate Coach
DEPARTMENT:                  Programming
ACOUNTBALE TO:            Coordinator, Youth Skating and Introductory Programs
BASED AT:                          UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex

SUMMARY:
The UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex is looking for qualified Learn to Skate coaches.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead or assist a group of skaters as young as 3 years old
  • Arrive on time and prepared.
  • Assist with student check-in beginning 15 minutes before scheduled class start time.
  • Provide ice skating instruction to students of all ages using the Learn to Skate USA program, instructing students in all elements of class level.
  • Maintain a positive, upbeat and fun class environment using age-appropriate games and props to keep students moving and engaged.
  • Assist Coordinator, Youth Skating and Introductory Programs with determining student placement and class combinations.
  • Assist participants, providing support and extra direction as needed or requested by the Coordinator, Youth Skating and Introductory Programs.
  • Encourage appropriate behavior of students.
  • Attend training sessions as directed by Supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Must have previous coaching experience
  • Must have ISI or US Figure Skating and Learn to Skate USA certification and insurance
  • Valid Pennsylvania drivers license
  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Outstanding customer skills
  • Must be able to work nights and weekends.
  • Under 18 must provide valid work permit

COMPENSATION:

  • $20.00 per hour based on experience

APPLICATION:
Please submit your resume or summary of experience and qualifications to skating@pittsburghpenguins.com

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TITLE:                                    Facility Operations – Ice Resurfacer Driver
DEPARTMENT:                  Facility Operations
ACOUNTBALE TO:            Operations Manager
BASED AT:                           UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex

SUMMARY:

The UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex is looking for qualified Ice Resurfacer Drivers. Drivers are responsible for ice maintenance, operations support and maintenance duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform ice resurfacing duties based on daily schedule while adhering to safe operating techniques as specified by STAR.
  • Maintain ice resurfacer after each resurface.
  • Maintain ice surface, patch holes, flood, and edge perimeter of ice surface.
  • Provide building maintenance, replace arena glass, clean restrooms, and empty trash.
  • Maintain a clean safe environment for employees and customers.
  • Adhere to industry safe practices for IR blade changes.
  • Adhere to industry safe practices for fuel handling.
  • Accurately record data including ice maintenance, air quality and refrigeration readings.

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Previous ice resurfacing experience
  • 1-3 years ice arena operations experience
  • Valid Pennsylvania drivers license
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Outstanding customer skills
  • Must be able to work nights and weekends.

This position requires the ability to stand, sit, walk, and bend for extended periods and the ability to lift 75 pounds occasionally.

COMPENSATION:

$9.00 - $11.00 per hour based on experience

Application:

Please submit your resume or summary of experience and qualifications to cbanks@pittsburghpenguins.com

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TITLE: Cleaning Staff

DEPARTMENT: Facility Operations

ACCOUNTABLE TO: Asst. Operations Manager

BASED AT: UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex

SUMMARY:

The cleaning staff will be responsible for the nightly cleaning of the hockey rink side of the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex. This will include all floors, bathrooms, locker rooms, hard surfaces, and other duties as assigned by the Assistant Operations Manager or the nightly cleaning supervisor. This position will be nightly starting around 10:00pm until the work is completed. The shift schedule will be rotating and will provide an average of up to but no more than 30 hours weekly. Set schedules can be accommodated if staffing allows. The facility is open 7 days a week and only closes on three major holidays.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Run floor scrubber on all floors, mop areas that cannot be reached with scrubber
  • Clean and sanitize all bathrooms and showers
  • Wipe down counters, furniture, glass, and stainless
  • Pick up debris from all areas
  • Follow best cleaning safety standards and practices
  • Keep cleaning supply and tools stored in an organized and professional manner
  • Remove all trash from building
  • Uphold the highest cleaning standards or the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex
  • Any other cleaning duties as requested by a supervisor

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Must be able to work nights, weekends, and some holidays
  • Reliable transportation
  • Have a cell phone
  • Previous commercial cleaning experience (2-3 years preferred)
  • A passion for cleaning
  • Ability to give availability 2-3 weeks in advance
  • Must be able to pass FBI and Pa Child Abuse background checks
  • Ability to lift 30 pounds, walk and bend for extended periods of time

COMPENSATION:

$12.00-$15.00 Based on experience. This is a part time position.

APPLICATION:

Please submit your resume with relevant work experience and three references to: pmcmurray@pittsburghpenguins.com

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Title: Penguins Performance Training Coach

Department: Performance Training

Position Description: Penguins Performance Training (PPT) is now hiring a part-time Performance Coach. As a member of the coaching staff, responsibilities include overall supervision of the strength and conditioning programs for all PPT customers, injury preventative program design, collaboration with on-ice coaches, supervision and scheduling of the weight room facilities, working in collaboration with teammates to deliver 5-star training experience. All positions offer competitive compensation.  

  • Design performance program for individual athletes and for specific team needs and teach proper skills, skill development, and safety considerations for strength and conditioning.
  • Analyze individual and team performance needs for sport specific training and performance.
  • Ensure athlete safety and well being in all training sessions, conditioning activities, practice activities related to strength and conditioning program.
  • Attend all scheduled staff meetings
  • Complete various assigned reports and submit to immediate supervisor in a timely manner.
  • Meet quarterly with immediate supervisor to perform administrative evaluations, establish personal and professional goals, and objectives for the following quarter. 
  • Sell Penguins Performance Training services to western PA area and beyond

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science or related field
  • Current certification from NSCA, NASM, or ACSM
  • CPR/AED/First Aid certified
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule
  • Previous experience in Sports Performance sector
  • Willingness to work collaboratively with colleagues for program growth and enhancement

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master's degree with graduate assistantship
  • CSCS/CES/PES or related certification

COMPENSATION:

$15-$20/hr Based on experience. This is a part time position with expected hours 10-15 hrs per week to start. 

Submit resume and cover letter to Jason Jerome at jjerome@pittsburghpenguins.com