Operators and attendants in amusement, recreation and sport
Assist customers, collect tickets and entry fees, and supervise the use of sports and leisure facilities. Operators of rides and other attractions set up the rides and ensure their maintenance.
Skilled in mechanics and machinery, you are responsible and rigorous, in addition to being in good physical shape and enjoying working with the public.
This unit group includes amusement occupations such as operators of amusement rides, games and other attractions, and attendants in amusement, recreation and sports facilities who assist patrons, collect tickets and fees and supervise the use of recreational and sports equipment. They are employed by amusement parks, fairs, exhibitions, carnivals, arenas, billiard parlours, bowling alleys, golf courses, ski centres, tennis clubs, campgrounds and other recreational and sports facilities.
Amusement attraction operators
- Drive trucks, vans and other vehicles to transport amusement rides, games and other attractions to amusement attraction sites
- Set up rides, fun houses, game concessions and other amusement attractions
- Perform routine maintenance and safety inspections of attraction equipment
- Operate rides and other attractions, oversee game activities and ensure safety of participants
- May sell tickets.
Attendants in amusement, recreation and sport
- Collect tickets and fees, and rent or sell sports and accessory equipment
- Schedule the use of recreational facilities such as golf courses, tennis courts, bowling alleys, fitness clubs, campgrounds and other similar facilities
- Operate recreational facility equipment such as ski lifts, ice rink equipment and snow making machines
- Assist patrons on and off ski lifts and amusement park rides, secure and release safety belts and bars and monitor equipment to detect wear and damage
- Clean and maintain recreational facilities and grounds.
No secondary, college or university-level programs of study are indexed for this trade or occupation.
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