Perform variety of attending duties at traveling carnival. Set up, tear-down, operate food concessions.
The OFLC ETA requested detail on specific portions of these job duties.
Food Concessions set up & tear down: Mobile food concessions are typically mounted
in a trailer. A supervisor would position the trailer(s) at a specific location on the
grounds, unhitch the power unit from the trailer. The awnings covering the windows
during transit would be raised & secured. Items such as trash cans, screens, tables that
may be positioned outside of the trailer but carried inside of the trailer during transit would be manually moved from inside the trailer to outside. Trailer would be cleaned,
sanitized & stocked with supplies for the event. Any counters, guidance railings,
signage, decorations would be positioned outside of the trailer. Condiment dispensers,
napkin dispensers & trash containers would be set up outside of the trailer. Typically
the fair or event maintains the tables & chairs for patrons, but is some instances the
worker may set up a limited number of chairs & tables for patron use. Teardown would
simply be these duties being handled in the reverse order & items being stored &
secured for transit to the next location.
To clarify the portion of the job duties that includes operate mobile food concessions
stand: On a carnival midway, when there is a mobile food concessions, a stand is
limited to selling only one or two specific items, such as cotton candy, popcorn, turkey
legs, roasted corn, or other specialty foods. The food is prepared in a production line,
where an individual may only perform one task, such as measuring corn & oil into a
popper. The next individual would salt & bag. The next individual would choose
correct bag as per customer order & hand to teller. The next individual would have
taken order, taken money, made change & then hands order to client.
35-3022.00 - Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop
The job/industry classification and description includes general information on the position from ONET/OES and the North American Industry Classification System. Please review Job Duties and Job Order for more information.
Post-employment random drug testing & background checks may be required, at no
cost to the worker. The job requires the applicant to be qualified, ready, willing, able, &
available to perform during the entire employment at the designated worksite; to enter
into & comply with employment contract; to follow workplace rules; & to meet job