Perform variety of attending duties at traveling circus. Set up, tear-down tents & attractions, food concessions, novelty concessions and/or attractions and assist patrons.
The OFLC ETA has requested clarifications in regards to specific portions of these job duties.
Circus set up & tear down: Mobile circus equipment is trailer mounted. Tent trailer would be positioned and tent, poles and stakes would be unloaded and positioned and then trailer moved. After tent is erected, seat trailers with props and equipment would be driven by manager into the tent, positioned, equipment unloaded and then the trailers unfolded into bleacher seating. Props and equipment would be positioned and set up. Work would be performed by individual workers as members of a team, with some tasks being performed individually & some collectively. Restraints holding seats, props and equipment while in transit would be released. Fencing, signage, ticket collection boxes & illumination would be positioned. Teardown would simply be these duties being handled in the reverse order & items being stored & secured for transit to the next location.
Food Concessions set up & tear down: Mobile food concessions are typically mounted in a 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. Teardown would simply be these duties being handled in the reverse order & items being stored & secured for transit to the next location.
Attractions: Mobile attractions are typically mounted in a trailer. The awning that is closed during transit would be opened. Signage and ticket booths, etc., would be unloaded and set-up. 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 circus 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.