Entertainment and Recreation Manager

Also called: Amusement Park Manager, Entertainment and Recreation General Manager, Entertainment and Recreation Manager, Entertainment and Recreation Operations Manager, Entertainment and Recreation Planning Manager

Entertainment and Recreation Manager


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Entertainment and recreation managers plan, direct, or coordinate entertainment and recreational activities and operations of a recreational facility, including cruise ships and parks.


  • Administer first aid in emergency situations.
  • Assign tasks and work hours to staff.
  • Calculate and record department expenses and revenue.
  • Clean equipment and areas of amusement park, cruise ship, or other recreational facility.
  • Explain rules and regulations of facilities and entertainment attractions to customers.
  • Inspect equipment, such as rides, games, and vehicles, to detect wear and damage.
  • Interview and hire associates to fill staff vacancies.
  • Operate, drive, or explain the use of mechanical equipment in amusement parks, cruise ships, or other recreational facilities.
  • Plan programs of events or schedules of activities.
  • Plan, organize, or lead group activities for customers, such as exercise routines, athletic events, or arts and crafts.
  • Resolve customer complaints regarding worker performance or services rendered.
  • Store and retrieve equipment, such as vehicles, radios, and ride components.
  • Talk to coworkers using electronic devices, such as computers and radios.
  • Talk to customers to convey information about events or activities.
  • Train workers in company procedures or policy.
  • Write and present strategies for recreational facility programming using customer or employee data.
  • Write budgets to plan recreational activities or programs.
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Detailed Work Activities
  • Apply bandages, dressings, or splints.
  • Assign duties or work schedules to employees.
  • Reconcile records of sales or other financial transactions.
  • Clean equipment or supplies.
  • Clean facilities or sites.
  • Explain regulations, policies, or procedures.
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