Skate Guard, Part-Time

Location
Pittsburgh, PA
Posted
Jun 09, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job no: 493583
Work type: Staff Part-Time
Department: Guest Services
Location: Island Sports Center
Position Department Guest Services

Position Type Staff Part-Time

Overview
Experienced ice skating ability, friendly, strong organizational skills, good communication skills, well groomed, works well with others, ability to take direction. Must be 16 years of age or older.

Responsibilities
  • Skate Guarding: Ensure that skaters skate in a safe manner. No unsafe skating, tag, pushing, racing, horseplay, bullying, hazing and large lines of skaters holding hands creating an obstruction. Make sure all skaters are skating in the same direction. Monitor all skaters to evaluate their skill level. More attention may need to be paid to inexperienced skaters and highly skilled skaters. Give out verbal warnings and remove skaters from the ice that will not follow rules or instructions given. Help any skaters that have fallen and need assistance in getting back on their skates. Ensure that the guidelines for disabled skaters are being followed, if necessary. Ensure that customers are not bringing food or beverages on to the ice surface. Keep exits to the rink clear at all times.
  • Customer Service: Issue rental skates to customers as needed. Take in customers shoes as collateral while the skates are rented. Replacing rental skates on shelves when customers return skates. Assist customers in the proper fit of rental skates making sure laces are tied and buckles are fastened securely. Pass out skating aids as needed. Control and entertain the crowd through the use of generational music, lighting & enthusiasm. Assist in the cleanliness of the ISC by picking up loose trash, ensuring that EST's (cleaners) are notified of spills. Keep the rental room clean and organized.
  • Perform any other duties or tasks that may be assigned by a member of the ISC management. This is a part-time position not eligible for University benefits. Work hours are limited to 950 per calendar year and less than 29 hours per week on a regular basis.


Minimum Qualifications
  • No education requirements.
  • Skating experience required.
  • Must by 16 years of age or older.
  • Work permit from your high school counselor required.
  • Good communication skills and able to work well with others.


Exemption Status Non-Exempt

Act 153 Clearance Required Yes

Required To Pass a Motor Vehicle Report Check No

Required to Pass a Credit Check No

Additional Posting Information None

Special Applicant Instructions None

Advertised June 8, 2018 Eastern Daylight Time


ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY
Robert Morris University (RMU), founded in 1921, is one of the leading universities in the Pittsburgh region. RMU provides a professionally focused education with an emphasis on engaged learning and is one of the most affordable private doctoral-level institutions in Pennsylvania. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. In 2016, for the first time in its history, RMU was ranked nationally by U.S. News and World Report. In 2017, RMU had among the biggest increases of all national universities in the U.S. News and World Report annual "Best Colleges" rankings released, rising 12 spots to No. 176.

Robert Morris University is dedicated to changing the lives of its students and employees so that they can go out and change the lives of others. The University combines academic excellence with a professional focus offering numerous undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degree programs. In 2011, Robert Morris University was named as a "Top Workplace" by the Pittsburgh Post Gazette , which names the best places to work in the Greater Pittsburgh region.

RMU offers faculty members an environment where teaching, research and service are supported and valued.

RMU's main campus in Moon Township features 230 rolling acres and provides all the benefits of a traditional university campus, just minutes from the airport and downtown Pittsburgh.

INSTITUTIONAL EQUITY VISION STATEMENT
At Robert Morris University, we believe that institutional equity reflects our continued commitment to a community where everyone is both valued and respected. Institutional equity encompasses racial, ethnic, gender and religious diversity, cultural perspectives, national origin, sexual orientation, physical ability, as well as socioeconomic contexts, and educational backgrounds. We are dedicated to developing a diverse population by fostering an environment where intellectual and social growth, individual perspectives, and all human experiences are valued. We strive to be an inclusive community that celebrates and embraces differences as a means of responding to the cultural and social demands of a global society. Inherent in our inclusion efforts is a strong commitment to intercultural and global education to produce and include citizens who will serve as educational, social, economic and cultural ambassadors to the world. Robert Morris University is committed to increasing diversity in our community and actively pursues individuals from all backgrounds. Additionally, RMU complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws and provides equal opportunity in all educational programs and activities, admission of students and conditions of employment for all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, or national origin.
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