Oak View Group

Ice Crew

Location US-CA-Palm Desert
Job ID
OVG - Venue Management
Location Name
Acrisure Arena
Regular Part-Time

Oak View Group

Oak View Group (OVG) is the world’s leading arena development, management, and hospitality company founded in 2015 by Tim Leiweke and Irving Azoff to disrupt business as usual. As the largest developer of sports and entertainment facilities in the world, OVG prioritizes the way we do business focusing on making long-term investments in our people and our planet. We focus on building a diverse workforce and cultivating an inclusive workplace. Each day our team members around the world and throughout our local communities work together to provide the greatest experience to our fans and partners.


We celebrate and support a strong, transparent, authentic and inclusive culture focused around four core values:  

  • We treat each other fairly and with respect.
  • We act with integrity.
  • We have an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • We give back to our global community.


More information at OakViewGroup.com, and follow OVG on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn


The Coachella Valley Firebirds are aiming to build the most entertaining environment in sports. We are looking for some enthusiastic, outgoing, and responsible candidates to serve as members of the Firebirds Ice Crew for the 2023-2024 season. This position is key to keeping our ice in the best condition during the game. These members will assist with ice maintenance during promotional timeouts, post warm-ups, and on-ice game promotions during intermissions. 



This role will pay an hourly wage of $18 to $20 Per hour.


For PT roles: Benefits: 401(k) savings plan and 401(k) matching.

About the Venue

Acrisure Arena

America’s hottest music festival destination finally has the world-class arena it deserves. Now open, the brand new Acrisure Arena provides the greater Palm Springs area of Southern California with a premiere 11,000+ capacity venue hosting the biggest artists and acts on the planet. We are #TheCoolestSpot in the desert, designed specifically for hockey and made for concerts, Acrisure Arena provides top-tier hospitality, artist amenities, and all of the benefits of a modern music and sports venue to the Coachella Valley.




Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Working with our Ice Operations staff to maintain the ice conditions throughout the game
  • Executing promotional timeout ice maintenance based on AHL Policies & Procedures
  • Staging in-game props and promotions on-ice during intermissions
  • Engage with fans during pre-game to bring in contestants and participation for in-game promotions and Zamboni rides 
  • Assist the Firebirds Promo Team in any pre-game activations and walkthroughs
  • Other duties as assigned by the Ice Plant Manager.



  • Proficient skating skills required
  • 1 to 3 Years Ice Rink Experience Desired.

  • Attention to detail and great organizational skills
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong ability to work well with others in a team environment 
  • Must have flexibility to work nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Must be available throughout the Firebirds hockey schedule October-June

Strengthened by our Differences. United to Make a Difference.

Strengthened by our Differences. United to Make a Difference. 

At OVG, we understand that to continue positively disrupting the sports and live entertainment industry, we need a diverse team to help us do it. We also believe that inclusivity drives innovation, strengthens our people, improves our service, and raises our excellence. Our success is routed in creating environments that reflect and celebrate the diverse communities in which we operate and serve, and this is the reason we are committed to amplifying voices from all different backgrounds.


Oak View Group is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis (“protected class”) including, but not limited to veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law.


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