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What it Takes to Drive a Zamboni

Zamboni on ice rink


What red-blooded hockey fan or figure skating aficionado hasn’t watched a Zamboni lumber around Parade Ice Garden and fantasized about piloting the ice resurfacer?

The good news for those folks is that Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board has frequent openings for Zamboni drivers.

But it’s not as easy as you may think. Imagine navigating the mammoth icing vehicle within inches of the boards, with your left hand on the steering wheel and your right shifting among eight controls as you fine-tune the machine’s operations.

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