Skills Attendant, Leisure And Sports near London (ON)

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "attendant, leisure and sports" was moved from the group Operators and attendants in amusement, recreation and sport (NOC 6722) to the group Operators and attendants in amusement, recreation and sport (NOC 65211).

Find out what skills you typically need to work as an attendant, leisure and sports in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Operators and attendants in amusement, recreation and sport (NOC 65211).


  • Assign bowling alleys to patrons
  • Operate machines to clean, smooth and prepare ice surfaces
  • Operate ski lifts
  • Record weather information and other data
  • Schedule the use of golf courses, tennis courts, bowling alley and fitness clubs
  • Set up rides and amusements
  • Determine snow quality and equipment required
  • Issue score sheets
  • Monitor equipment to detect wear and damage
  • Operate rides and amusements
  • Monitor safety area
  • Operate game booth
  • Rent bowling shoes
  • Set up and operate air/water snow gun
  • Operate fan snow gun
  • Perform maintenance on rides and equipment
  • Provide instruction and assistance to skiers on surface lift techniques and loading and unloading of chair lifts
  • Assist with the loading and unloading of skiers with special needs
  • Utilize computers in snow making operations
  • Clean and maintain recreational facilities and grounds
  • Collect tickets and fees, and rent or sell sports and accessory equipment
  • Monitor snow making operation
  • Utilize radio and on-hill communication systems
  • Assist patrons on and off rides
  • Secure and release safety belts and bars
  • Shut down snow making plant
  • Drive trucks, vans and other vehicles to transport amusement rides, games and other attractions to amusement attraction sites
  • Handle emergency situations
  • Operate snowmobiles
  • Operate all-terrain vehicles (ATV)
  • Operate 4-wheel drive vehicles
  • Check motor room equipment, gear boxes, carriage and tension systems and other equipment for safe operation
  • Change propane tanks
  • Assist with ski lift and snow maintenance operations

Skills and knowledge

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.


  • Handling Goods and Materials Help -
    • Loading and Unloading
    • Sorting
  • Building Help -
    • Restoring and Repairing
    • Finishing Building Interior/Exterior
    • Installing Building Interior Infrastructure
    • Constructing
  • Operating and Repairing Equipment, Machinery and Vehicles Help -
    • Operating Stationary Industrial Equipment
    • Operating Mobile Equipment
    • Mechanical Installing, Maintaining and Repairing
  • Service and Care Help -
    • Cleaning and House/Shop Keeping
    • Tending to Daily Needs
    • Cooking, Preparing, Serving
    • Serving Others
    • Protecting and Enforcing
    • Treating People/Animals
    • Counselling and Nurturing
  • Creative Expression Help -
    • Performing and Entertaining
    • Writing
    • Designing
  • Analysis Help -
    • Inspecting and Testing
    • Analyzing Information
    • Examining and Diagnosing
    • Planning
    • Researching and Investigating
    • Projecting Outcomes
  • Management Help -
    • Supervising
    • Recruiting and Hiring
    • Co-ordinating and Organizing
    • Evaluating
    • Allocating and Controlling Resources
    • Leading and Motivating
    • Strategic Planning


  • Communications and Transportation Help -
    • Transportation
    • Telecommunications
    • Communications and Media
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