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Locker/Coat/Dressing Room Attendant  What They Do

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Locker Room, Coatroom and Dressing Room Attendants Career Video



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

This career is part of the Human Services cluster Personal Care Services pathway.


A person in this career:

  • Provides towels and sheets to clients in public baths, steam rooms, and restrooms.
  • Assigns dressing room facilities, locker space, or clothing containers to patrons of athletic or bathing establishments.
  • Checks supplies to ensure adequate availability, and orders new supplies when necessary.
  • Monitors patrons' facility use to ensure that rules and regulations are followed, and safety and order are maintained.
  • Cleans facilities such as floors and locker rooms.
  • Answers customer inquiries or explains cost, availability, policies, and procedures of facilities.
  • Refers guest problems or complaints to supervisors.
  • Maintains a lost-and-found collection.
  • Cleans and polishes footwear, using brushes, sponges, cleaning fluid, polishes, waxes, liquid or sole dressing, and daubers.
  • Activates emergency action plans and administers first aid, as necessary.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

People who do this job report that:

  • You would sit most of the time. There's some walking and standing. You may have to lift and carry things like books, papers or tools weighing 10 lbs. or less.
  • Work in this occupation involves bending or twisting your body more than one-third of the time
  • Exposure to pollutants, gases, dust, fumes, odors, poor ventilation, etc.
  • Work in this occupation involves using your hands to hold, control, and feel objects more than one-third of the time
  • Work in this occupation requires being inside most of the time
  • Work in this occupation involves making repetitive motions more than one-third of the time
  • Work in this occupation involves standing more than one-third of the time
  • Work in this occupation involves walking or running more than one-third of the time

Working in this career involves (physical activities):

  • Speaking clearly enough to be able to be understood by others
  • Identifying and understanding the speech of another person

Work Hours and Travel

  • Irregular hours
  • Weekend work

Specialty and Similar Careers

Careers that are more detailed or close to this career:

  • Athletic Equipment Manager --
  • Coat Check Attendant --
  • Coat Checker --
  • Coat Room Attendant --
  • Fitting Room Attendant --
  • Ladies Locker Room Attendant --
  • Locker Room Attendant --
  • Locker Room Manager --
  • Locker Room Supervisor --
  • Spa Attendant --