What do Locker and Dressing Room Attendants do?

Locker and Dressing Room Attendants assign dressing room facilities, locker space, or clothing containers to patrons of athletic or bathing establishments. Answer customer inquiries; and explain cost, availability, policies, and procedures of facilities. Check supplies to ensure adequate availability, and order new supplies when necessary. Refer guest problems or complaints to supervisors.

Clean and polish footwear, using brushes, sponges, cleaning fluid, polishes, waxes, liquid or sole dressing, and daubers. Report and document safety hazards, potentially hazardous conditions, and unsafe practices and procedures. Operate washing machines and dryers in order to clean soiled apparel and towels. Monitor patrons’ facility use in order to ensure that rules and regulations are followed, and safety and order are maintained. Procure beverages, food, and other items as requested.

Activate emergency action plans and administer first aid, as necessary. Store personal possessions for patrons, issue claim checks for articles stored, and return articles on receipt of checks. Provide towels and sheets to clients in public baths, steam rooms, and restrooms. Collect soiled linen or clothing for laundering. Operate controls that regulate temperatures or room environments.

Attend to needs of athletic teams in clubhouses. Provide assistance to patrons by performing duties such as opening doors and carrying bags. Stencil identifying information on equipment. Maintain inventories of clothing or uniforms, accessories, equipment, and/or linens. Issue gym clothes, uniforms, towels, athletic equipment, and special athletic apparel. Maintain a lost-and-found collection. Set up various apparatus or athletic equipment. Provide or arrange for services such as clothes pressing, cleaning, and repair.