Other service support occupations, n.e.c. (NOC 6742)

About this job

This unit group includes other support occupations, not elsewhere classified, primarily concerned with the provision of services. Those in occupations in this unit group are employed by a wide range of establishments, and may be self-employed.

Common job titles
  • attendant / custodian, fur storage / vault
  • attendant, coin laundry / laundromat
  • attendant, door (except hotel)
  • attendant, gallery
  • butler / house valet
  • housesitter

Duties

Beauty salon attendants:

  • shampoo, condition and dry customers hair
  • assist hair stylists as directed
  • keep work areas clean

Door attendants:

  • assist persons entering or leaving residential buildings, theatres and similar establishments
  • hail taxis
  • assist with parcels
  • drive hearses
  • arrange lights and floral displays
  • escort mourners
  • act as pallbearers
  • clean funeral parlours and chapels

Laundromat attendants:

  • replenish vending machines
  • explain operation of machines to customers
  • clean the laundromat and arrange for the repair of broken machines
  • may wash, dry and fold laundry for customers
  • may operate dry cleaning machines for customers

Parking lot attendants and car jockeys:

  • collect parking fees
  • issue ticket stubs
  • direct customers to parking spaces and park cars

Ticket takers and ushers:

  • collect admission tickets or passes from customers at entertainment events
  • direct patrons to their seats

Other related elemental workers:

  • perform services specific to their businesses

Work environment

Key aspects of work in this field:

  • Work may take place indoors and outdoors in various weather conditions.
  • Work may take place indoors and outdoors in an interior space such as a vehicle.
  • Work may be done in the presence of strong odours.
  • Workers may be exposed to non-poisonous airborne materials such as textile dust, flour, sand, sawdust and feathers in the work environment.

Career paths and resources

Career paths

Progression to supervisory positions is possible with experience.

Additional resources

Additional resources are not currently available for this career.