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Amusement and Recreation Attendants
(SOC Code : 39-3091)
in Ventura County

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.

Employers usually expect an employee in this occupation to be able to do the job after Short-term on-the-job training .

Ventura County is the same as Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura MSA.
Occupational Wages[Top]
AreaYearPeriodHourly MeanHourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura MSA20201st Qtr$13.79$12.27$13.18$14.81

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Occupational Projections of Employment (also called "Outlook" or "Demand")[Top]
 AreaEstimated Year-Projected YearEmploymentEmployment ChangeAnnual Avg Openings
EstimatedProjectedNumberPercent
Ventura County 2016 - 202669087018026.1193

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Industries Employing This Occupation (click on Industry Title to View Employers List)[Top]
Industry Title
Number of Employers in Ventura County
Percent of Total
Employment for Occupation in State of California
Other Amusement & Recreation Industries 30848.6%
Amusement Parks and Arcades 424.3%
Accommodation 1542.7%
Civic and Social Organizations 1302.2%
Spectator Sports 241.8%
Museums, Parks and Historical Sites 1441.0%

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Top Tasks (Specific duties and responsibilities of this job.)
Sell tickets and collect fees from customers.
Sell and serve refreshments to customers.
Record details of attendance, sales, receipts, reservations, or repair activities.
Provide information about facilities, entertainment options, and rules and regulations.
Direct patrons to rides, seats, or attractions.
Monitor activities to ensure adherence to rules and safety procedures, or arrange for the removal of unruly patrons.
Clean sporting equipment, vehicles, rides, booths, facilities, or grounds.
Keep informed of shut-down and emergency evacuation procedures.
Operate machines to clean, smooth, and prepare the ice surfaces of rinks for activities such as skating, hockey, and curling.
Operate, drive, or explain the use of mechanical riding devices or other automatic equipment in amusement parks, carnivals, or recreation areas.

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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.
Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.
Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others` reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others` actions.
Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Persuasion - Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
Operation and Control - Controlling operations of equipment or systems.

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Top Abilities (Attributes of the person that influence performance in this job.)
Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.

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Top Work Values (Aspects of this job that create satisfaction.)
Support - Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees.
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.)
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.
Conventional - Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.

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