Amusement park cleaners work to keep the amusement park clean and take on small repairs. Amusement park cleaners usually work at night, when the park is closed, but urgent maintenance and cleaning is done during the day.
The following job titles also refer to amusement park cleaner:
premises maintenance worker
amusement park janitor
No formal educational credential is generally required to work as an amusement park cleaner.
ISCO skill level
ISCO skill level is defined as a function of the complexity and range of tasks and duties to be performed in an occupation. It is measured on a scale from 1 to 4, with 1 the lowest level and 4 the highest, by considering:
- the nature of the work performed in an occupation in relation to the characteristic tasks and duties
- the level of formal education required for competent performance of the tasks and duties involved and
- the amount of informal on-the-job training and/or previous experience in a related occupation required for competent performance of these tasks and duties.
Amusement park cleaner is a Skill level 2 occupation.
Amusement park cleaner career path
These occupations, although different, require a lot of knowledge and skills similar to amusement park cleaner.
Long term prospects
These occupations require some skills and knowledge of amusement park cleaner. They also require other skills and knowledge, but at a higher ISCO skill level, meaning these occupations are accessible from a position of amusement park cleaner with a significant experience and/or extensive training.
Essential knowledge and skills
This knowledge should be acquired through learning to fulfill the role of amusement park cleaner.
- Amusement park emergency procedures: Stay informed about shutdown and emergency evacuation procedures for amusement parks.
Essential skills and competences
These skills are necessary for the role of amusement park cleaner.
- Maintain amusement park equipment: Maintain exhaustive inventories of equipment in venues and amusement parks.
- Maintain amusement park attractions: Maintain, control and repair rides and attractions, both mechanically and electronically.
- Clean amusement park facilities: Eliminate dirt, rubbish or impurities in park facilities such as booths, sporting equipment, vehicles and rides.
- Perform minor repairs to equipment: Conduct routine maintenance on equipment. Recognise and identify minor defects in equipment and make repairs if appropriate.
- Clean glass surfaces: Use cleaning products to clean any surface covered by glass, especially windows.
Optional knowledge and skills
This knowledge is sometimes, but not always, required for the role of amusement park cleaner. However, mastering this knowledge allows you to have more opportunities for career development.
- Cleaning products: The ingredients used in the development of cleaning products, their properties and risks.
Optional skills and competences
These skills and competences are sometimes, but not always, required for the role of amusement park cleaner. However, mastering these skills and competences allows you to have more opportunities for career development.
- Assist amusement park visitors: Assist visitors entering or exiting rides, boats, or ski lifts.
- Direct amusement park clients: Guide visitors to rides, seats, and attractions.
- Handle chemical cleaning agents: Ensure proper handling, storage and disposal of cleaning chemicals in accordance with regulations.
- Communicate with park visitors: Communicate with amusement park visitors whilst their ride is inoperative.
- Monitor amusement park safety: Follow up activities to ensure permanent safety and decent behaviour of park visitors; remove unruly visitors if needed.
ISCO group and title
5153 – Building caretakers
- Amusement park cleaner – ESCO