Amusement and Recreation Attendants

Perform variety of attending duties at amusement or recreation facility. May schedule use of recreation facilities, maintain and provide equipment to participants of sporting events or recreational pursuits, or operate amusement concessions and rides.

Median Annual Wage: $18,880

Projected Growth: Average (8% to 14%)

Related Job Titles: Ski Lift Operator; Recreation Aide; Recreation Leader; Sports Complex Attendant; Activities Attendant; Community Center Coordinator; Recreation Attendant; Ride Operator; Service Representative; Golf Starter and Ranger

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  • Sell and serve refreshments to customers.
  • Record details of attendance, sales, receipts, reservations, or repair activities.
  • Provide information about facilities, entertainment options, and rules and regulations.
  • Direct patrons to rides, seats, or attractions.
  • Monitor activities to ensure adherence to rules and safety procedures, or arrange for the removal of unruly patrons.
  • Clean sporting equipment, vehicles, rides, booths, facilities, or grounds.
  • Keep informed of shut-down and emergency evacuation procedures.

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  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.
  • Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
  • Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
  • Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Persuasion - Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.

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