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Job listing closed on 2 Jul 2024
12 Jun 2024

2024 - 25 San Jose Sharks Tank Patrol and Barracuda Rip Tide

πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ San Jose, CA, USA
Part Time
0+ years exp.
US$21 per hour

TITLE: 2024 - 25 San Jose Sharks Tank Patrol and Barracuda Rip Tide

POSITION TYPE: Part Time, Non-Exempt

COMPANY: Sharks Sports and Entertainment, LLC

LOCATION: SAP Center and Tech CU Arena - San Jose, CA

REPORTS TO: Event Presentation Manager

POSTING DATED: June 1, 2024

Pay Range: $21.00 per hour

Position Overview

The Coca-Cola Tank Patrol and Rip Tide is the San Jose Sharks and Barracuda in-game entertainment and promotions team. They are responsible for entertaining and interacting with fans to provide a fun and exciting guest experience at all Sharks and Barracuda home games. Tank Patrol and Rip Tide members are responsible for the on-ice intermission games and promotions during TV timeouts at SAP Center and Tech CU Arena. They will participate in other Sharks & Barracuda events to bring the ultimate fan experience to that location.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Entertain and interact with fans to create an exciting experience and "home ice advantage."
  • Execute sponsored promotions on and off the ice
  • Choose participants for in-game contests
  • Participates in off-site game-viewing parties and other events
  • Provide support to the mascots, S.J. Sharkie and Frenzy, on game nights

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Team player in every sense of the word
  • Available for a minimum of 20 home games and all playoff games
    • Shifts will begin 2.5 hours before each game and end approximately a half an hour after each game (typically from 4:30 - 10:30PM)
  • Ability to work unusual hours at times based on the event schedule and the requirements of the event. This includes evenings, weekends, late nights, early mornings, and holidays.
  • Experience working with individuals of all age groups
  • Fast learner, skilled at quickly acquiring new skills
  • Ability to process information in an organized and efficient manner
  • Possesses an outgoing and enthusiastic personality and thrives in team settings
  • Ability to think and react quickly in any situation
  • Willingness to assist others
  • Ability to travel to off-site events and appearances as needed, representing the San Jose Sharks/ San Jose Barracuda and engaging with fans and the community.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to sit, stand, walk, stoop, and crouch for extended periods of time
  • Ability to bend at the waist, reach overhead and lift up to 25lbs with or without accommodation
  • Physically navigate stairs and catwalks at SSE facilities during normal work hours and events with or without accommodation

What We Offer

  • Competitive compensation
  • 401K (pre-tax and Roth options) after meeting hour requirements
  • Employee referral bonus program
  • Employee recognition program
  • Complimentary or discounted sports and event tickets
  • Discount in the Sharks Pro Shop
  • Food and beverage discounts when working (excluding alcohol)
  • Spot Pet Insurance
  • Give Virtual Care (GVC)
  • Complimentary Barracuda tickets
  • Complimentary ice skating at Sharks Ice (San Jose, Fremont, and Oakland)
  • Discount on various hockey programs at Sharks Ice
  • Fun work environment
  • An inclusive culture that values diversity of background and a passion to improve our SSE's commitment to change with impact on our community and industry

This position is not eligible for U.S. work authorization sponsorship.

No relocation assistance provided.


Born in 1991, Sharks Sports and Entertainment ("SSE") has grown into a multi-faceted organization that includes the SAP Center, the NHL San Jose Sharks, the AHL San Jose Barracuda, the Tech CU Arena, three Sharks Ice facilities, and the non-profit Sharks Foundation. Additionally, we are growing our organization through expansion in the Bay Area and surrounding communities in Northern California.

We work and play in the Bay Area, and are deeply influenced by the technology, innovation, diversity, and commitment to excellence that surrounds us. Our culture is transforming to reflect those values, with an eye towards a pioneering, forward-thinking, and inclusive environment in sports and entertainment.

We live, work, and innovate by a set of Pioneering Principles:

T - Team success is more important than individual success

E - Exceptional experience is non-negotiable in everything we do

A - Appreciate others for their diversity and opinions

M - More risk leads to more rewards and expands our comfort zones

T - Trust that all teammates have the best intentions

E - Empower all teammates to make informed decisions

A - Always say what you really mean and do what you say

L - Lead by showing the respect to others you expect from them

We strive to unite people through a shared love of ice sports, entertainment, and our hometown. We are #TealTogether.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging

Here at Team Teal, we recognize and celebrate that individuals come with a wealth of experience and talent well beyond any list of required skills and qualifications - in fact, we believe diversity of backgrounds and skills, combined with passion, are the most important keys to meaningful innovation and excellence. Therefore, we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to our positions. Please let us know if you require accommodations during the interview process.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Sharks Sports and Entertainment is an equal opportunity employer. We accept our responsibility to make employment decisions without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, marital status, medical condition as defined by state law (genetic characteristics or cancer), physical or mental disability, military service or veterans' status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, genetic information, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.

Notice to Recruiters and Agencies

SSE recruits candidates directly, rather than through third-party recruiters or agencies. Under no circumstances will SSE pay a fee for candidates submitted or presented without a signed recruiting agreement in place between SSE and the recruiter or agency prior to the submittal; any submittal must be for requisition specifically and individually assigned in writing by SSE's HR department. In the case of candidate(s) submitted or presented to SSE by a recruiter or agency without a signed agreement AND written assignment by SSE Human Resources, SSE explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) with no financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.