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65211 – Operators and attendants in amusement, recreation and sport

Operators and attendants in amusement, recreation and sport assist patrons, collect tickets and fees and supervise the use of recreational and sports equipment. They are employed by amusement parks, fairs, exhibitions, carnivals, arenas, billiard parlours, bowling alleys, golf courses, ski centres, tennis clubs, campgrounds and other recreational and sports facilities.


Example titles

  • Amusement attraction operator
  • Amusement park attendant
  • Amusement ride operator
  • Athletic equipment custodian
  • Billiard parlour attendant
  • Bingo hall attendant
  • Bowling alley attendant
  • Campground attendant
  • Campground supervisor
  • Game concession operator
  • Recreation attendant
  • Recreational facility attendant
  • Rink ice maker
  • Ski lift attendant
  • Sports attendant
  • Tennis court attendant
  • Park receptionist

Main duties

This group performs some or all of the following duties:
Amusement attraction operators
  • Drive trucks, vans and other vehicles to transport amusement rides, games and other attractions to amusement attraction sites
  • Set up rides, fun houses, game concessions and other amusement attractions
  • Perform routine maintenance and safety inspections of attraction equipment
  • Operate rides and other attractions, oversee game activities and ensure safety of participants
  • May sell tickets.
Attendants in amusement, recreation and sport
  • Collect tickets and fees, and rent or sell sports and accessory equipment
  • Schedule the use of recreational facilities such as golf courses, tennis courts, bowling alleys, fitness clubs, campgrounds and other similar facilities
  • Operate recreational facility equipment such as ski lifts, ice rink equipment and snow making machines
  • Assist patrons on and off ski lifts and amusement park rides, secure and release safety belts and bars and monitor equipment to detect wear and damage
  • Clean and maintain recreational facilities and grounds.

Employment requirements

  • On-the-job training is usually provided.
  • Some secondary school education may be required.

Additional information


  • Casino workers (64321)
  • Other service support occupations (65329)
  • Other support occupations in personal services (65229)
  • Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport and fitness (54100)
  • Other services supervisors (62029)

Breakdown summary

Broad occupational category
6 – Sales and service occupations
5 – Occupations usually require short-term work demonstration and no formal education
Major group
65 – Sales and service support occupations
Sub-major group
652 – Support occupations in food, accommodation and tourism
Minor group
6521 – Support occupations in accommodation, travel, tourism and amusement services
NOC 2021 Version 1.0
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