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Amusement & Recreation Attendants

Also called: Ski Lift Operator, Ride Operator, Recreation Attendant, Service Representative

What they do:
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.
On the job, you would:
  • Sell tickets and collect fees from customers.
  • Sell and serve refreshments to customers.
  • Record details of attendance, sales, receipts, reservations, or repair activities.

Knowledge

Business
  • customer service
  • management
Arts and Humanities
  • English language

Skills

Basic Skills
  • talking to others
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
Social
  • looking for ways to help people
  • understanding people's reactions

Abilities

Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • use rules to solve problems

Personality

People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business.
They do well at jobs that need:
  • Concern for Others
  • Cooperation
  • Self Control
  • Dependability
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Attention to Detail

Technology

You might use software like this on the job:

Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
Electronic mail software
  • Microsoft Outlook
Desktop publishing software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe PageMaker

Education

Education: (rated 1 of 5)
some high school or
high school diploma
usually needed

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Job Outlook

Bright Outlook
New job opportunities are very likely in the future.
Salary
$18,710
per year, on average
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