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Career Details :: Public Address System and Other Announcers
Make announcements over loud speaker at sporting or other public events. May act as master of ceremonies or disc jockey at weddings, parties, clubs, or other gathering places.
Previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is required for these occupations. For example, an electrician must have completed three or four years of apprenticeship or several years of vocational training, and often must have passed a licensing exam, in order to perform the job.
Most occupations in this zone require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree. Some may require a bachelor's degree.
Employees in these occupations usually need one or two years of training involving both on-the-job experience and informal training with experienced workers.
- Announces program and substitutions or other changes to patrons.
- Provides information about event to cue operation of scoreboard or control board.
- Furnishes information concerning play to scoreboard operator.
- Reads prepared script to describe acts or tricks during performance.
- Informs patrons of coming events or emergency calls.
- Speaks extemporaneously to audience on items of interest, such as background and history of event or past record of participants.
- Observes event to provide running commentary of activities, such as play-by-play description or explanation of official decisions.
- Appraisers, Real Estate
- Counter and Rental Clerks
- Couriers and Messengers
- Dietetic Technicians
- Licensing Examiners and Inspectors
- Parts Salespersons
General Work Activities
- Performing for/Working With Public
- Communicating With Persons Outside Organization
- Getting Information Needed to Do the Job
- Monitor Processes, Material, Surroundings
- Updating & Using Job-Relevant Knowledge
Frequent Work Context
- Job-Required Social Interaction
- Objective or Subjective Information
- Importance of Being Aware of New Events
- Provide a Service to Others