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  • 1) Operates or informs patrons how to operate mechanical riding devices furnished by amusement parks, carnivals, or similar places of entertainment: Informs patron to fasten belt, bar, or other safety device.

  • 2) Moves controls to start and stop equipment, such as roller coaster, merry-go-round, and ferris wheel.

  • 3) Gives directions to patrons, usually over microphone, regarding safety and operation of such rides as midget autos and speedboats.

  • 4) Turns on current to permit operation of ride by patron and turns off current after allotted time.

  • 5) Drives vehicles, such as trains, on which persons ride, guiding and controlling their speed.

  • 6) Adds to or removes equipment, according to amount of patronage.

  • 7) Oils, refuels, adjusts, and repairs device.

  • 8) Tests equipment daily before opening ride to patrons.

  • 9) May notify patron of expiration of period for which fee was paid to use device.

  • 10) May observe patrons boarding vehicle to ensure they are safely seated without being overcrowded and safety belts or bars are secure.

  • 11) May collect tickets or cash fares from patrons.

  • 12) May space rides operated in cars or sections to avoid danger of collisions.

  • 13) May be designated according to equipment operated as Auto-Speedway Operator; Ferris-Wheel Operator; Flume-Ride Operator; Merry-Go-Round Operator; Monorail Operator; Railroad Operator; Roller-Coaster Operator; Speedboat Operator; Swing-Ride Operator; Train Operator; Whip Operator.




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DOT:   342.663-010

Job Number: 8435