Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

Description

Provide personal items to patrons or customers in locker rooms, dressing rooms, or coatrooms.

Tasks

  • 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.
  • Set up various apparatus or athletic equipment.

Knowledge

Philosophy and Theology
Knowledge of different philosophical systems and religions. This includes their basic principles, values, ethics, ways of thinking, customs, practices, and their impact on human culture.

Skills

Management of Material Resources
Obtaining and seeing to the appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do certain work.
Operations Analysis
Analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design.
Quality Control Analysis
Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
Equipment Selection
Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
Repairing
Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.
Troubleshooting
Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
Equipment Maintenance
Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
Programming
Writing computer programs for various purposes.
Installation
Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications.
Technology Design
Generating or adapting equipment and technology to serve user needs.

Abilities

Mathematical Reasoning
The ability to choose the right mathematical methods or formulas to solve a problem.
Hearing Sensitivity
The ability to detect or tell the differences between sounds that vary in pitch and loudness.
Spatial Orientation
The ability to know your location in relation to the environment or to know where other objects are in relation to you.
Peripheral Vision
The ability to see objects or movement of objects to one's side when the eyes are looking ahead.
Night Vision
The ability to see under low light conditions.
Dynamic Flexibility
The ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with your body, arms, and/or legs.
Explosive Strength
The ability to use short bursts of muscle force to propel oneself (as in jumping or sprinting), or to throw an object.
Wrist-Finger Speed
The ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists.
Reaction Time
The ability to quickly respond (with the hand, finger, or foot) to a signal (sound, light, picture) when it appears.
Sound Localization
The ability to tell the direction from which a sound originated.

Work Activities

Performing Administrative Activities
Performing day-to-day administrative tasks such as maintaining information files and processing paperwork.

Interests

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.
Realistic
Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.
Artistic
Artistic occupations frequently involve working with forms, designs and patterns. They often require self-expression and the work can be done without following a clear set of rules.
Investigative
Investigative occupations frequently involve working with ideas, and require an extensive amount of thinking. These occupations can involve searching for facts and figuring out problems mentally.

Work Style

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.
Stress Tolerance
Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations.
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.
Adaptability/Flexibility
Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace.

Work Values

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.
Working Conditions
Occupations that satisfy this work value offer job security and good working conditions. Corresponding needs are Activity, Compensation, Independence, Security, Variety and Working Conditions.
Achievement
Occupations that satisfy this work value are results oriented and allow employees to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment. Corresponding needs are Ability Utilization and Achievement.
Recognition
Occupations that satisfy this work value offer advancement, potential for leadership, and are often considered prestigious. Corresponding needs are Advancement, Authority, Recognition and Social Status.

Lay Titles

Athletic Equipment Manager
Bath Attendant
Bath Steward
Bathhouse Attendant
Bathhouse Keeper
Change House Attendant
Change Room Attendant
Checkroom Attendant
Checkroom Chief
Cloak Room Attendant
Clothing Room Supervisor
Club Room Attendant
Club Steward
Clubhouse Attendant
Coat Checker
Colors Custodian
Comfort Station Attendant
Cooling Room Attendant
Doorkeeper
Dressing Room Porter
Fitting Room Checker
Gym Supervisor
Hat Checker
Hot Room Attendant
Housekeeper
Jockey Room Custodian
Jockey Valet
Key Attendant
Ladies Attendant
Ladies Locker Room Attendant
Locker Attendant
Locker Room Attendant
Locker Room Clerk
Locker Room Manager
Locker Room Supervisor
Lodging Facilities Attendant
Marina Porter
Mens Locker Room Attendant
Public Bath Attendant
Reducing Salon Attendant
Rest Room Attendant
Rest Room Matron
Riding Silks Custodian
Room Service Clerk
Rubber
Second
Shoe Shiner
Shower Attendant
Spa Attendant
Tanning Salon Attendant
Washroom Attendant
Weight Reduction Specialist

National Wages and Employment Info

Median Wages (2008):
$9.21 hourly, $19,160 annual.
Employment (2008):
19,190 employees