Ride operator - Queensland Industry Tourism Council

Ride operator

Ride operators are responsible for the safe and efficient operation of rides at an amusement park, carnival or fair.


  • Ensure safe and efficient operation of the ride or attraction
  • Provide excellent service to guests and facilitate a fun experience
  • Help guests get on and off the ride safely
  • Operate equipment according to training and safety procedures
  • Identify hazards and respond appropriately to prevent accidents
  • Work quickly and safely to minimise queue lines
  • Deliver accurate record keeping
  • Report all maintenance and safety issues to the correct personnel
  • Communicate with staff and management regarding improvements

Future demand

Future demand - stable

How to become a Ride operator