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Tank Patrol Now Accepting Applications

by Staff Writer / San Jose Sharks

The Mountain Dew Tank Patrol provides a fun and exciting guest experience at all home San Jose Sharks games. The Tank patrol is responsible for on-ice intermission games and break promotions in the seating area at HP Pavilion. The Tank Patrol will also go out in the public at other Sharks events to bring the ultimate guest experience to that location.

Basic Functions:
• Execute sponsored promotions on and off the ice
• Choose participants for in-game contests
• Participates in off-site Sharks game-viewing parties
• Escorts the mascot, S.J. Sharkie, on game night
• Promote a positive fan experience

• Must be 18 years or older by August 1, 2009
• Available for a minimum of 20 home games and all playoff games
• Shifts will begin 3 hours before the games and end approximately a half an hour after the game (typically from 4:30 – 11:00PM)
• Team player in every sense of the word
• Must be able to pass the California required background check

Necessary Skills:
Applicants should posses the following abilities and characteristics:
• Ability to work with people of all ages
• Ability to learn new skills quickly
• Ability to process information in an organized and efficient manner
• Outgoing, enthusiastic personality; enjoys working as a part of a team
Desired Skills:
• Being able to think and react quickly in any situation
• Willingness to help others

• Paid on a per game basis

All resumes must be received NO LATER than Tuesday, July 28, 2009.

If your skills meet our needs, you may be invited to try-out for the Tank Patrol.
• Try-outs will be conducted in early August. Candidates MUST attend try-out to be considered.
• Tryouts will consist of hands-on game situations and an interview process.

Local Candidates Preferred
No relocation assistance provided

Job Questions
1. What other activities, jobs, etc. are you involved in?
2. Are you able to report to work at the HP Pavilion at 4:30pm on game nights?
3. Why do you think you'd be a good member of the Mountain Dew Tank Patrol?
4. Do you live in within commuting distance of San Jose, CA?
5. What qualities do you possess that set you apart from other potential candidates?

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