Amusement attraction operators drive trucks/vans to transport rides, games, and attractions to amusement sites; set up attractions; perform routine maintenance and safety inspections; operate rides; and oversee game activities.
Attendants in amusement, recreation, and sport collect tickets/fees; rent or sell sports/accessory equipment; schedule the use of the facilities; operate facility equipment such as ski lifts, ice rink equipment, and snow-making machines; assist customers on and off rides/ski lifts; and monitor the equipment to detect wear/damage.
Guest service attendants carry luggage for hotel/resort guests, escort them to their rooms, ensure that the rooms are in order, and provide information on hotel services/local points of interest. They also assist special needs guests, attend to group arrivals/departures, receive/deliver messages for guests, handle complaints, and maintain baggage storage areas.
Baggage porters carry travellers' luggage by hand or use handcarts, and arrange for ground transportation.
Ship attendants serve food/beverages, clean cabins, make beds, and carry passengers' luggage.
Train service attendants set and clear dining car tables, clean sleeping cars, and assist passengers.
1. Arts entertainment and recreation - 58.0%
2. Accommodation and food services - 18.0%
3. Public administration - 9.0%
4. Transportation and warehousing - 7.0%
1. To work in this field, you may need some high school education.
2. On-the-job training is usually provided.
3. With experience, you may move up the ranks to become a supervisor.
4. Most recent entrants have a community college diploma.
2. Physical Education
3. English (Communication)
The average hourly wages for Other Occupations in Travel, Accommodation, Amusement and Recreation is $10.25/HR, which is below average for occupations in the sale and service sector and are close to the average for all labouring and elemental occupations. These wages grew at an above-average rate from 2002 to 2004.