This full-time position is responsible for repair and minor maintenance of the facilities. Duties include grounds works, snow removal, ice resurfacing and conversions. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and push or pull up to 300 pounds is required. The ideal candidate will possess good customer service skills, be detail oriented, and be able to follow written and verbal instruction. Work schedule will consist of 40 hours per week, which will include some weekends, holidays, and evenings.

This position offers a full benefit package including health, dental, and vision insurance. To apply, complete the online application below.

Custodian/ Housekeeping

This full-time position is responsible for the cleanliness of the facilities, stocking supplies, and supervising event staff as assigned. Duties for this position include:

  • Ensure building is kept clean and orderly at all times.
  • Clean all areas of the Ralph Engelstad Arena, Olympic Arena, and Betty Engelstad Sioux Center (interior and exterior as assigned).
  • Maintain custodial equipment and notify manager or supervisor of repair needs.
  • Complete required check sheets.
  • Prioritize facility needs and make continuous efforts to improve operations.
  • Monitor all supply usage and request orders for supplies as necessary.
  • Ensure safe and orderly storage of all supplies and equipment.

Work schedule for this position will include 40 hours per week, which may include weekends, holidays, and evenings. This position offers a full benefit package including health, dental and vision insurance.

To apply for this position, fill out the application below.


Buffet Cook

This position will assist with day-to-day activities in a kitchen environment. Work week will consist of an average of 30 hours per week during days, evenings, and weekends depending on event schedule. We're looking for a team player with a first class approach to customer service. Must have knowledge and experience cooking a variety of foods and operating a variety of kitchen equipment (fryer, char broiler, flat-top, steamer, and dishwasher). To schedule an interview, call Julie Frey 701.777.0836 or send an email to julief@theralph.com

Logistics Team Member

Duties include: Receive orders and stock items into stands. Set-up stands, portables, and beer portables for events. Run logistics during men's hockey games, concerts, and other large events. Must be able to be on your feet for 8-10 hours and lift up to 50 lbs.

Event Staff

The following departments have openings for the upcoming event season.  These part-time jobs are mainly on Friday and Saturday evenings during UND hockey games and other events.

  • Concessions
    -Cashier: handle cash and credit card transactions with guests at cash register.
    -Runner: fill guest's food orders.
    -Cook: prepare & cook all hot food items.
    -ID Checkers: verify guests are over 21 years of age and be certified in the Responsible Alcohol Server Training.
    -Red Pepper Worker: Responsible for making grinders, tacos, and tostadas from this Grand Forks staple. Must be able to work all hockey games.
  • Catering
    -Prep Cooks: moderate knife skills required. Openings include day and night shifts.
    -Line Fryer Cooks: operate deep fryer. Openings include day and night shifts.
  • Conversion Crew: help convert the arenas from their normal hockey and basketball set up to a special event and back to normal set up. Hours are typically late night and early morning.

To apply for any of these positions, complete the job application below.  For additional information about any of these positions contact Stacy Schlieman 701.777.6607.


Non-Profit Groups

You can work at the Ralph to raise funds for your charitable organization! Opportunities exist in concessions and cleaning. Call Chris Lauber at 701.777.3105 for information on a group run concession stand or call Scott Polley at 701.777.6088 for information on group cleaning following events.

For additional information on open positions at Ralph Engelstad Arena contact Stacy Schlieman 701.777.6607

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