Profession attraction operator

Attraction operators control rides and monitor the attraction. They provide first aid assistance and materials as needed, and immediately report to the area supervisor. They conduct opening and closing procedures in assigned areas.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Conventional
  • Social / Enterprising


  • Amusement park emergency procedures

    Stay informed about shutdown and emergency evacuation procedures for amusement parks.


  • Ensure health and safety of staff

    Promote and maintain a culture of health, safety and security among the staff by maintaining policies and procedures for the protection of vulnerable participants and when necessary, dealing with suspicions of possible abuse.

  • Operate ride panel

    Run the ride operating the mechanic control panel.

  • Check ride safety restraints

    Control the ride safety restraints to see if everything works in a normal, safe manner.

  • Ensure health and safety of visitors

    Take the necessary precautions to ensure the physical safety of an audience or people visiting an activity. Prepare actions in case of emergency. Administer first aid and direct emergency evacuations.

  • Check ride communications

    Check and make sure that all the communication functions of your assigned ride operate properly.

  • Clean ride units

    Eliminate dirt, rubbish or impurities in ride units in an amusement park.

  • Monitor amusement park safety

    Follow up activities to ensure permanent safety and decent behaviour of park visitors; remove unruly visitors if needed.

  • Communicate with park visitors

    Communicate with amusement park visitors whilst their ride is inoperative.

Optional knowledge and skills

maintain amusement park attractions clean amusement park facilities assist amusement park visitors maintain amusement park equipment direct amusement park clients announce amusement park attractions

Common job titles

  • Phone operator
  • Telephone operator
  • Castle park - ride operator
  • Brake press operator
  • Supervisor, exhibit operations
  • Ride operator
  • Attractions operator
  • Ideal services operator
  • Receptionist