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.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $18,810.00
Average Time to Fill 36 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 11,130
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 7.63 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Oral Communication
Customer Service
Attention to Detail
Resource Allocation
Conflict Management
Critical Thinking
Information Gathering
Work Ethic

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Performing for or Working Directly with the Public

Provide assistance or direction to customers
Assist individuals into or out of vehicles, boats, aircraft, or rides
Provide personal services
Assist patrons at entertainment events
Assist patrons with food or wine selections
Provide public, community, or government services related customer service
Serve food or beverages
Greet customers, guests, visitors, or passengers
Conduct gaming activities or transactions

Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings

Monitor electrical or mechanical equipment operation to detect problems
Monitor operational quality or safety
Detect installation, maintenance, or repair concerns by listening for abnormalities
Identify customer intoxication
Monitor recreational or entertainment facility operations
Observe actions of participants
Monitor operations to ensure compliance with safety or security policies or regulations
Monitor performance of others
Monitor variables affecting route activities
Maintain safe environment for children

Communicating with Persons Outside Organization

Provide attraction or event information to patrons
Provide patrons with directions to locales or attractions
Announce information to patrons, passengers, or others
Provide information about facilities
Describe points of interest to tour group
Provide commentary or analysis concerning historical periods or events

Training and Teaching Others

Instruct participants in recreational or fitness activities
Train others in the use of personal services related equipment
Train workers in use of props and theatrics
Train service staff
Demonstrate physical activities
Teach work-related or interest-based courses
Teach sports rules or techniques
Plan esteem building activities for children
Plan social behavior learning activities
Manage classroom activities

Selling or Influencing Others

Sell products or services
Take customer orders
Sell services
Sell entertainment or tour packages
Demonstrate products, goods, or services to customers or consumers
Promote products, services, or programs

Performing General Physical Activities

Lead indoor or outdoor games
Lead recreational activities
Participate in recreational activities
Clean rooms, floors, or facilities in entertainment settings

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Supervisory Skills
Waste reduction
Environmental Sustainability
Water Conservation

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