Leisure and Theme Park Attendants

Leisure and theme park attendants monitor the operation of amusement arcades, check tickets of entry to theatres and cinemas and show people to their seats, operate rides at funfairs and theme parks, entertain and look after guests at holiday camps and supervise museums and art galleries.


New workers

New workers start around £2,600. Normal pay is £9,888 per year.
Highly experienced workers can earn up to £21,855.

Available jobs

In the past year there were 56,567 vacancies for this type of job


Projected job growth over the next 8 years

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Welcomes holidaymakers, provides information about holiday camp, organises and participates in entertainment and activities for guests.

  • Issues change at amusement arcades, monitors the operation of arcade machines and empties coins from machines.

  • Operates rides and supervises stalls at fairgrounds and amusement parks.

  • Provides information and monitors exhibition spaces in museums and art galleries.

  • Checks tickets of people entering cinemas, theatres and sporting events, and directs people to their seats.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Working With Children

  • Swimming Pool Maintenance

  • Numeracy

  • Booking (Sales)

  • Cash Handling

  • Housekeeping

  • Child Protection

  • Merchandising

  • Marketing

  • Restaurant Operation

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Communication

  • Customer Service

  • Management

  • Sales

  • Detail Oriented

  • Enthusiasm

  • Operations

  • Cleanliness

  • English Language

  • Interpersonal Communications

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.