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Amusement & Recreation Attendants

Also called: Golf Course Ranger, Recreation Attendant, Ride Operator, Ski Lift Operator

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What they do:
Perform a 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.
  • Provide information about facilities, entertainment options, and rules and regulations.
  • Keep informed of shut-down and emergency evacuation procedures.

Knowledge

Business
  • customer service
  • management
Arts and Humanities
  • English language
Safety and Government
  • public safety and security

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

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
  • Dependability
  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Self Control
  • Attention to Detail

Technology

You might use software like this on the job:

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

Education

Education: (rated 1 of 5)
no high school diploma/GED or
high school diploma/GED
usually needed

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Job Outlook

Bright Outlook
New job opportunities are very likely in the future.
Salary
$23,370
$17,820
$32,130
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