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Public Address System and Other Announcers
(SOC Code : 27-3012)
in San Diego County

Make announcements over loud speaker at sporting or other public events. May act as master of ceremonies or disc jockey at weddings, parties, clubs, or other gathering places.

Employers usually expect an employee in this occupation to be able to do the job after Long-term on-the-job training (> 12 months) .

San Diego County is the same as San Diego-Carlsbad MSA.
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Number of Employers in San Diego County
Percent of Total
Employment for Occupation in State of California
Independent Artists/Writers/Performers 27111.0%
Restaurants7,7492.7%
Spectator Sports 952.2%

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Program Title
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.

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Top Tasks (Specific duties and responsibilities of this job.)
Select and play music appropriate for the crowd.
Greet attendees and serve as masters of ceremonies at banquets, store openings, and other events.
Preview any music intended to be broadcast over the public address system.
Set up and test various equipment, including sound equipment, before each event.
Inform patrons of coming events at a specific venue.
Meet with event directors to review schedules and exchange information about details, such as national anthem performers and starting lineups.
Announce programs and player substitutions or other changes to patrons.
Read prepared scripts describing acts or tricks presented during performances.
Improvise commentary on items of interest, such as background and history of an event or past records of participants.
Instruct and calm crowds during emergencies.

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Top Skills used in this Job
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others` actions.
Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.
Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others` reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.

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Top Abilities (Attributes of the person that influence performance in this job.)
Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

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Top Work Values (Aspects of this job that create satisfaction.)
Relationships - Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment.
Independence - Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions.

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Top Interests (The types of activities someone in this job would like.)
Social - Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.
Enterprising - Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.

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