HELP WANTED – Ice Castles

HELP WANTED – Ice Castles

Full-Time and Part-Time Opportunities Available

Ice Castles is coming to Lake George, NY and is looking for positive, hand-working people to join their team. If you’re passionate about creating an awe-inspiring experience for hundreds of thousands of people each year then this is the place for you. Multiple positions available for Build Crew as well as an Event Manager. Details for positions below.

Build Crew

Description: We grow nearly 10,000 icicles per day that we harvest and sculpt together into an amazing structure. If you are interested in joining our fun and creative team and meet the following qualifications please submit an application; we’d love to have you on our team!

Requirements:

  • At least 16 years old
  • Ability to work outside in the cold
  • Can lift up to 50 pounds
  • Positive Attitude
  • Quick Learner
  • Team Player

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Construction Experience (Electrical, Plumbing, Landscaping etc.)
  • Experience Using Power Tools

What to Expect:

  • Location: Lake George
  • Full-time and part-time positions available
  • Seasonal: Generally late-October through early- to mid-March
  • On the job training available
  • Starting pay at $15/hour
  •  Bonus of up to $1 per hour worked available for successful completion of the season

Click HERE to apply

Event Manager

Description: At Ice Castles we have fun at our jobs and create lifelong memories for our guests. We depend on our positive, guest-oriented event staff to ensure that every interaction with our guests is a magical one. We are looking to grow our team! We need outgoing, friendly, motivated individuals who can thrive in a fast-paced, service-oriented environment and who will create memorable moments for guests.

The Event Manager is responsible for the overall management of the Ice Castles’ event staff including hiring, training, performance evaluation, scheduling, and assigning duties to staff members. They will maintain the overall culture and brand of Ice Castles and ensure the staff represents and embraces Ice Castles’ ideals. They will oversee the operational and company standards for Ice Castles. The overall objective is to create a magical and memorable experience for our guests.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage operations of Ice Castles including all pre-season event set up and day-to-day event operations during season (box office operations, line and crowd management, parking, merchandise, ticketing, and opening/closing procedures).
  • Works with the recruitment team to drive the recruitment and hiring process and assists upper management with the completion of staff onboarding paperwork.
  • Manage an employee base of 30-40 part-time staff including creating schedules, day-to-day management and payroll.
  • Holds self and others accountable to high performance standards while providing guests with memorable experiences.
  • Work cooperatively with Ice Castles builders who manage the physical structure of the venue.
  • The Event Manager is expected to set a high example of professional behavior, including arriving to work on time, being patient with guests, emphasizing a “safety first” work environment, and displaying a positive attitude.

Requirements:

  • Required to work outside with various weather conditions.
  • May be requested to stand or sit for long periods.
  • Must be able to respond to emergency situations.
  • Employees must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

 Qualifications:

  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels, even under pressure
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and lead a team that drives results
  • Proven ability to create a positive work environment
  • Ability to listen to feedback and take constructive action
  • Must have open availability for a flexible work schedule that meets the needs of the business, including evenings, holidays and weekend shifts

What to Expect:

  • Location: Lake George
  • Seasonal: Generally late-October through early- to mid-March
  • Starting pay at $19/hour
  • Opportunity for bonus at end of season
  • Hours: Part-time hours (20-30 hrs/week) beginning mid-November. Full-time hours from December through the end of the season
  • Must be able to work nights and weekends

Click HERE to apply