Amusement and Recreation Attendants
On the Job
Amusement and Recreation Attendants work at amusement parks or other recreation facilities. They perform a variety of duties. They may maintain equipment, operate rides, or sell food at concession stands.
This career requires time standing, walking, or running.
Typical Work Tasks
People who work in this career often:
- Conduct amusement or gaming activities.
- Communicate with management or other staff to resolve problems.
- Assist patrons with entering or exiting vehicles or other forms of transportation.
- Clean facilities or work areas.
- Clean tools or equipment.
- Provide attraction or event information to patrons.
- Provide patrons with directions to locales or attractions.
- Arrange facility schedules.
- Maintain knowledge of business operations.
- Monitor operational quality or safety.
Typical Working Conditions
- Frequent contact with others.
- Responsibility for others' health and safety.
- Working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.
- The importance of being accurate or exact.
- Dealing with external customers.
- Dealing with unpleasant or angry people.
- Exposure to minor burns, cuts, bites, or stings.
- Freedom to make decisions without supervision.
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