Coat Checker Career

*A job as a Coat Checker falls under the broader career category of Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants. The information on this page will generally apply to all careers in this category but may not specifically apply to this career title.

Job Description for Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants : Provide personal items to patrons or customers in locker rooms, dressing rooms, or coatrooms.


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Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendant Career

What skills are required for Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants?

Importance Skills
  Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.
  Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
  Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
  Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
  Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  Negotiation - Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.

What knowledge is needed to be a Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendant?

Importance Knowledge
  Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

Work Styles

Importance Styles
  Self Control - Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.
  Dependability - Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
  Cooperation - Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
  Attention to Detail - Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
  Integrity - Job requires being honest and ethical.
  Social Orientation - Job requires preferring to work with others rather than alone, and being personally connected with others on the job.
  Concern for Others - Job requires being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job.
  Stress Tolerance - Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations.
  Independence - Job requires developing one's own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done.
  Adaptability/Flexibility - Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace.
  Initiative - Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
  Achievement/Effort - Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks.
  Persistence - Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles.
  Leadership - Job requires a willingness to lead, take charge, and offer opinions and direction.
  Innovation - Job requires creativity and alternative thinking to develop new ideas for and answers to work-related problems.
  Analytical Thinking - Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems.