1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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8312-11

      Ticket Collector or Usher
      Venue Attendant

Collects tickets or admission passes and ushers patrons to their seats at entertainment, sporting or recreational venues.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is completion of compulsory secondary education or higher qualification.

Tasks Include:
  • prepares venue for patrons and sets up merchandising displays
  • checks or collects patrons' tickets or admission passes, assists patrons with special needs and ushers to seats
  • deals with latecomers according to company policies and procedures
  • monitors behaviour during performances and responds to, and controls potentially disruptive behaviour
  • distributes passes to patrons leaving at intervals or temporarily during performances
  • checks premises after performances, collecting lost property, turning off lights and locking up
  • may sell programs, brochures or other products
  • may carry out routine stock control and cash handling procedures
  • may operate turnstiles at sporting or recreational venues

Specialisations:
Entertainment Usher
Gatekeeper
Turnstile Attendant

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