Zamboni Operator | Part-Time | PPL Center

Location US-PA-Allentown
Job ID
Spectra - Venue Management
Location Name
Spectra VM - PPL Center
Hidden (21753)
Regular Part-Time


The Zamboni Operator will perform general labor duties as assigned. Duties included but not limited to building conversions for various events, familiarity with all aspects of facility operations and maintenance in addition to ice making, ice maintenance and repair.


This position is based at our PPL Center.  PPL Center is a state-of-the-art multipurpose venue in downtown Allentown, PA. The arena seats more than 10,000 for concerts and more than 8,500 for Lehigh Valley Phantoms professional hockey games, making it the region's largest events venue. The amenities-packed PPL Center, which includes more than 50 premium spaces (suites, loges, party areas) depending on the event, will host more than 150 events each year, offering something for everyone, including the Phantoms, the AHL affiliate of the NHL Philadelphia Flyers, concerts, family shows, trade shows, youth sports, high school and collegiate events, Disney on Ice, conferences, graduations and many more events. PPL Center is currently the main catalyst to the revitalization and growth of downtown Allentown. You can learn more about our venue here: http://www.pplcenter.com/


  • Must be a trained operator for Zamboni Ice Resurfacing machines
  • Solid understanding of OSHA rules and regulations
  • Must be comfortable working in very cold or very hot conditions for long periods of time
  • Must be able to stand, bend and stoop for long periods of time
  • Must be able to climb stairs/ladder
  • Ability to adhere to building policies and event requirements
  • Ability to read and follow verbal and written instructions as well as
    communicate effectively with other in both oral and written form
  • Must be able to work long irregular hours to include nights, weekends, and holidays 



  • Responsible for maintenance and repair of all rink equipment to include:
    Zamboni, dasher system, subfloor, tempered glass, acrylic glass, safety netting, Jet Ice systems, edgers, goal nets, etc.
  • Work with the facilities department to provide optimal ice conditions for all ice events.
  • Oversee all aspects of ice installation and removal.
  • Assist operations department to expedite event conversions.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Spectra, an industry leader in sports, entertainment and venue management, is dedicated to recruiting and developing individuals with the skills, experience, desire, and values to contribute to the continued growth and success of our organization.  Together, with our 250+ sports & entertainment venue partners, we transform events into experiences! These experiences create excitement, turn heads, and make memories.  Come Join Us!  You can learn more about Spectra at www.spectraexperiences.com/


Spectra is an equal opportunity employer and our employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, handicap, marital status, or any other status or condition protected by Federal and/or State laws, except where bona fide occupational qualifications apply.




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