Summary Report for:
39-3093.00 - Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants
Provide personal items to patrons or customers in locker rooms, dressing rooms, or coatrooms.
Sample of reported job titles: Athletic Equipment Manager, Coat Check Attendant, Coat Checker, Fitting Room Attendant, Housekeeper, Ladies Locker Room Attendant, Locker Room Attendant, Locker Room Manager, Locker Room Supervisor, Spa Attendant
Tasks | Tools & Technology | Knowledge | Skills | Abilities | Work Activities | Detailed Work Activities | Work Context | Job Zone | Education | Credentials | Interests | Work Styles | Work Values | Related Occupations | Wages & Employment | Job Openings
- Provide towels and sheets to clients in public baths, steam rooms, and restrooms.
- Assign dressing room facilities, locker space, or clothing containers to patrons of athletic or bathing establishments.
- Check supplies to ensure adequate availability, and order new supplies when necessary.
- Monitor patrons' facility use to ensure that rules and regulations are followed, and safety and order are maintained.
- Clean facilities such as floors and locker rooms.
- Answer customer inquiries or explain cost, availability, policies, and procedures of facilities.
- Refer guest problems or complaints to supervisors.
- Maintain a lost-and-found collection.
- Clean and polish footwear, using brushes, sponges, cleaning fluid, polishes, waxes, liquid or sole dressing, and daubers.
- Activate emergency action plans and administer first aid, as necessary.
- Procure beverages, food, and other items as requested.
- Collect soiled linen or clothing for laundering.
- Store personal possessions for patrons, issue claim checks for articles stored, and return articles on receipt of checks.
- Operate washing machines and dryers to clean soiled apparel and towels.
- Maintain inventories of clothing or uniforms, accessories, equipment, or linens.
- Attend to needs of athletic teams in clubhouses.
- Provide assistance to patrons by performing duties such as opening doors and carrying bags.
- Operate controls that regulate temperatures or room environments.
- Issue gym clothes, uniforms, towels, athletic equipment, and special athletic apparel.
- Provide or arrange for services such as clothes pressing, cleaning, and repair.
- Report and document safety hazards, potentially hazardous conditions, and unsafe practices and procedures.
- Stencil identifying information on equipment.
Tools & Technology
Tools used in this occupation:
- Automatic pool cleaner — Pool vacuums
- Brooms — Push brooms
- Clothes dryers — Industrial clothes dryers
- Desktop computers
- Dust mops
- Floor scrubbers — Floor scrubbing machines
- Laundry type washing machines — Light commercial washing machines; Washer extractors
- Personal computers
- Vacuum cleaners — Industrial vacuum cleaners
- Wet mops
Technology used in this occupation:
- Data base user interface and query software — Data entry software
- Internet browser software — Web browser software
- Inventory management software — IntelliTrack DMS Check In-Out; Inventory tracking software; SportSoft Equipment Manager
- Spreadsheet software — IBM Lotus 1-2-3
- Word processing software — Microsoft Word
- Customer and Personal Service — Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
- English Language — Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
- Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.
- Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
- Service Orientation — Actively looking for ways to help people.
- Social Perceptiveness — Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
- Speech Recognition — The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
- Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
- Speech Clarity — The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
- Oral Expression — The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
- Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships — Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.
- Getting Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
- Performing for or Working Directly with the Public — Performing for people or dealing directly with the public. This includes serving customers in restaurants and stores, and receiving clients or guests.
- Judging the Qualities of Things, Services, or People — Assessing the value, importance, or quality of things or people.
- Performing General Physical Activities — Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.
- Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates — Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
- Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events — Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.
Detailed Work Activities
- Clean work areas or facilities.
- Administer first aid.
- Resolve customer complaints or problems.
- Explain regulations, policies, or procedures.
- Handle luggage or other possessions for patrons.
- Monitor patron activities to identify problems or potential problems.
- Maintain supply or equipment inventories.
- Communicate with management or other staff to resolve problems.
- Clean fabrics or apparel.
- Arrange services or reservations for patrons.
- Monitor availability of equipment or supplies.
- Distribute resources to patrons or employees.
- Prepare operational reports or records.
- Respond to customer inquiries.
- Maintain facilities.
- Perform housekeeping duties.
- Assign resources or facilities to patrons or employees.
- Contact With Others — 90% responded “Constant contact with others.”
- Indoors, Environmentally Controlled — 92% responded “Every day.”
- Deal With External Customers — 63% responded “Extremely important.”
- Face-to-Face Discussions — 80% responded “Every day.”
- Spend Time Standing — 51% responded “Continually or almost continually.”
- Spend Time Using Your Hands to Handle, Control, or Feel Objects, Tools, or Controls — 56% responded “Continually or almost continually.”
- Work With Work Group or Team — 58% responded “Extremely important.”
- Freedom to Make Decisions — 42% responded “Limited freedom.”
- Structured versus Unstructured Work — 47% responded “Limited freedom.”
- Physical Proximity — 33% responded “Moderately close (at arm's length).”
- Telephone — 56% responded “Every day.”
- Deal With Unpleasant or Angry People — 45% responded “Once a week or more but not every day.”
- Spend Time Making Repetitive Motions — 37% responded “Less than half the time.”
- Frequency of Decision Making — 31% responded “Once a week or more but not every day.”
- Responsible for Others' Health and Safety — 34% responded “Very high responsibility.”
- Importance of Being Exact or Accurate — 46% responded “Very important.”
- Spend Time Walking and Running — 29% responded “Continually or almost continually.”
- Time Pressure — 32% responded “Every day.”
- Coordinate or Lead Others — 28% responded “Important.”
- Responsibility for Outcomes and Results — 28% responded “High responsibility.”
|Title||Job Zone Two: Some Preparation Needed|
|Education||These occupations usually require a high school diploma.|
|Related Experience||Some previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is usually needed. For example, a teller would benefit from experience working directly with the public.|
|Job Training||Employees in these occupations need anywhere from a few months to one year of working with experienced employees. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.|
|Job Zone Examples||These occupations often involve using your knowledge and skills to help others. Examples include sheet metal workers, forest fire fighters, customer service representatives, physical therapist aides, salespersons (retail), and tellers.|
|SVP Range||(4.0 to < 6.0)|
Percentage of Respondents
|Education Level Required|
|65||High school diploma or equivalent|
|22||Less than high school diploma|
|8||Some college, no degree|
Interest code: SEC
- Social — Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.
- Enterprising — Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.
- Conventional — Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.
- Self Control — Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.
- Dependability — Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
- Cooperation — Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
- Attention to Detail — Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
- Integrity — Job requires being honest and ethical.
- Social Orientation — Job requires preferring to work with others rather than alone, and being personally connected with others on the job.
- Concern for Others — Job requires being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job.
- Independence — Job requires developing one's own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done.
- Stress Tolerance — Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations.
- Adaptability/Flexibility — Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace.
- Initiative — Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
- Achievement/Effort — Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks.
- Persistence — Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles.
- Leadership — Job requires a willingness to lead, take charge, and offer opinions and direction.
- Relationships — Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment. Corresponding needs are Co-workers, Moral Values and Social Service.
- Support — Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees. Corresponding needs are Company Policies, Supervision: Human Relations and Supervision: Technical.
- Independence — Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions. Corresponding needs are Creativity, Responsibility and Autonomy.
Wages & Employment Trends
|Median wages (2014)||$9.59 hourly, $19,940 annual|
|Employment (2012)||20,000 employees|
|Projected growth (2012-2022)||Average (8% to 14%)|
|Projected job openings (2012-2022)||11,900|
|Top industries (2012)|
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2014 wage data and 2012-2022 employment projections . "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2012-2022). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.