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Amusement Places

Amusement places have many different employees that work for them. Depending on the type of amusement place, a job can include anything from dispensing tickets or passes at the entrance, to running the games and rides, to putting on plays and performing tricks.

Most theme parks contain all of these jobs. Though many of these jobs do not demand a college degree, the do require specific training. Employees in charge of the rides, for instance, must be fully trained in the operation of each ride, emergency procedures, and upkeep, to ensure the safety of the park guests and children that visit the park on a daily basis. Someone working in an arcade, on the other hand, would need to know how to run and repair each game.

Another important, if indirect, individual that works with amusement places would be a travel agent. Agents can book rooms for their clients at a hotel near the park, so that families can easily visit the park while on vacation. They may also be able to get the family a discount package, to make the tickets cheaper. That way, clients can enjoy the fun and entertainment of the theme park at a price they can afford.

Carnivals and fairs, on the other hand, require different things from their employees. Since these types of amusement places are usually set up on a temporary basis, these jobs demand a great deal of physical activity from their employees. They are required to disassemble and reassemble rides, collect tickets, put up booths and games, and much more. Anyone working for a recreational park that contains water sports will be required to carry a lifeguarding certification and rescue training.

Before visiting any amusement facility, check out reviews online to ensure the place is operating smoothly.


STANDARD LISTINGS:   AMUSEMENT-PLACES IN/NEAR PORTLAND
Big Al's
1 review: *****
16615 SE 18th St, Vancouver, WA 98683
(360) 944-6118 Write review for this local business

"Will come back again, for all special events in our lives. ..."
Music Man Productions Write review for this local business
Portland, OR 97201
(503) 620-8018  
My Mystery Date Write review for this local business
Portland, OR 97201
(888) 999-5467  
Oregon Historical Society Write review for this local business
1200 SW Park Ave, Portland, OR 97205
(503) 306-5194  
Heritage Investment Corp Write review for this local business
1120 NW Northrup St, Portland, OR 97209
(503) 228-0272  
Icon Motosports Write review for this local business
1745 NW Marshall St, Portland, OR 97209
(503) 227-3710  
Avalon Theatre Write review for this local business
3451 SE Belmont St, Portland, OR 97214
(503) 238-1617  
Oaks Amusement Park Write review for this local business
7805 SE Oaks Park Way, Portland, OR 97202
(503) 233-5777  
Tilt Write review for this local business
2318 Lloyd Ctr, Portland, OR 97232
(503) 282-7201  
Friends of Timberline Write review for this local business
7310 SW Corbett Ave, Portland, OR 97219
(503) 295-0827  
Pirate's Cove Write review for this local business
7417 NE Sandy Blvd, Portland, OR 97213
(503) 287-8900  
Bulilit Maze Write review for this local business
7979 SE Foster Rd, Portland, OR 97206
(503) 894-8938  
Mystique's Fancy Faces Write review for this local business
6403 NE Glisan St, Portland, OR 97213
(503) 484-5047  
Wunderland Write review for this local business
4070 SW Cedar Hills Blvd, Beaverton, OR 97005
(503) 626-1665  
Hot Shots Westside Billiards Write review for this local business
4900 SW Western Ave, Beaverton, OR 97005
(503) 644-8869  
Heather Pearl Write review for this local business
Portland, OR 97217
(503) 358-3441  
Pump It Up Write review for this local business
9665 SW Allen Blvd Ste 110, Beaverton, OR 97005
(503) 644-3332  
Laserport Laser Tag Arena Write review for this local business
6540 SW Fallbrook Pl, Beaverton, OR 97008
(503) 526-9501  
Funtastic Rides Inc Write review for this local business
3407 SE 108th Ave, Portland, OR 97266
(503) 761-0989  
Sykart Indoor Racing Write review for this local business
8205 SW Hunziker St, Portland, OR 97223
(503) 684-5060  
Oswego Heritage Council Write review for this local business
398 10th St, Lake Oswego, OR 97034
(503) 635-6373  
PDX Mixtapes Write review for this local business
14380 SW Teal Blvd, Beaverton, OR 97008
(503) 707-7746  
Wunderland Electric Castle's Write review for this local business
10306 NE Halsey St, Portland, OR 97220
(503) 255-7333  
Ultrazone-Laser Tag Write review for this local business
16074 SE Mcloughlin Blvd Ste 10, Portland, OR 97267
(503) 652-1122  
The Enchanted Playhouse Write review for this local business
11520 SE 82nd Ave Ste D, Happy Valley, OR 97086
(503) 908-0633  
Before buying tickets for an amusement park, you may want to find out what type of rides they have to choose from. They can vary greatly, including thrill rides to tranquil rides, like carousels. Some parks may have more games to choose from. If you're more interested in winning prizes to take home, you will want to find an amusement park or carnival that has a big selection of games to try your luck. Resorts will often have coasters, water rides, and children's rides to appeal to kids, young adults, and seniors. Some attractions may be an additional cost to admission. These types of events can be a variety of shows the park has to give your heart a rest from their thrill rides. Families on a budget may want to call ahead and find if their nearest park has a family day where admission to get in is discounted. Summer passes are also a great deal when it comes to saving money. Usually, admission will be a day pass so you can leave and enjoy a picnic with your group without being charged a second time. Foods within the park will always give you a wide selection. Water parks, such as soak city, will have fun water rides to cool you off during the summer, as well as tranquil water rivers to take in the sun and relax. Roller coasters, spinning rides, and water rides will attract different people. If your friends all enjoy different types of rides, you can call a park in advance to see what type of roller coasters they have to choose from. You can also find online what parks have the best children's rides. Carousels are a popular favorite, but other children's rides will keep your child entertained for hours.


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