Amusement/Recreation Attendant


Work Tasks

AMUSEMENT/RECREATION ATTENDANTS set times for use of recreation and amusement centers. They give out equipment to people taking part in sports or recreation. Attendants also collect fees. Amusement/recreation attendants assign and prepare bowling alleys and billiard tables to players. They also allocate tennis courts to players, give skating lessons, and caddy for golfers. Amusement/recreation attendants run amusement park rides, such as the Ferris wheel, roller coaster, and merry-go-round. They also try to entice people to play the games at carnival stands.

Salary, Size & Growth

Entry Requirements

Employers will usually hire AMUSEMENT/RECREATION ATTENDANTS without training or work experience. Some employers prefer a high school diploma. Attendants train on the job.