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Amusement Park Ride Attendant

Job Summary

Responsible for supervising, monitoring, repairing, and attending to park rides, including boarding and securing passengers, starting rides, and ensuring passengers exit safely.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Collect tickets or money for rides.
  • Ensure appropriate number of people can get on rides.
  • Ensure children are the appropriate height and age for rides.
  • Latch passengers in securely.
  • Board passengers onto ride.
  • Explain safety procedures to riders.
  • Point out evacuation routes.
  • Operate equipment that starts and shuts down ride.
  • Entice patrons by describing the actions of the ride.
  • Ensure passengers are secured safely.
  • Pull down safety bars, buckle seat belts, or secure harnesses.
  • Inspect equipment to detect wear and tear.
  • Perform minor and major repairs.
  • Oil and lubricate parts as needed.
  • Stop vehicle and de-board passengers in case of emergencies.
  • Provide assistance to patrons entering and exiting ride.
  • Shut down ride if major repairs are needed.
  • Space rides operated in cars or sections to avoid danger of collisions.
  • Clean up debris around ride.
  • Replace light bulbs.
  • Operate music during ride.
  • Keep an eye on patrons and their movements to ensure they are not in any danger.
  • Remove disorderly, obnoxious, or sick people from rides.
  • Install and breakdown rides.
  • Enforce all safety regulations and stay current with safety rules and procedures.