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SUMMARY OF DUTIES:
This part-time position is responsible for providing our passengers with superior customer service from behind the ticket counter or on the station floor or platform. The ability to maintain a positive, good natured attitude is essential. The incumbent will be responsible for greeting, servicing and general comfort of each passenger. Representative must be comfortable with interacting with customers, speaking on a public address system and using Amtrak computer systems. Must be willing to work Saturdays and Sundays; hours are from 9:30 am until 6:00 pm
Skilled in the processing of all types of Amtrak tickets and must have a thorough understanding of tariffs to properly price tickets
Make ticket reports promptly, properly safeguard company funds properly and prepare related reports
Qualified with the operation of Arrow, Railres/Stars and Quik-Trak
Agent will be governed by all Corporate and station policies
Responsible for the proper care and preventative maintenance of the ticket printers and Quik-Trak machines
Keep all information racks filled as needed
Perform miscellaneous clerical duties related to the ticket office and/or station.
Handles checked baggage, package express and company materials in the station and on/off trains
Assist customers with special needs and other duties as assigned.
Responsible for the dissemination of both verbal and printed information to passengers including schedules, fares, routing, city highlights, baggage, boarding information, tours and other intermodal transportation
Work with other station employees to ensure all passenger train boarding are timely.
Will verify passengers are properly ticketed or have the proper travel documents, and ensure compliance with baggage requirements prior to admission to station platforms
Must comply with the company's uniform and grooming policy to present a positive image on behalf of Amtrak through manners, actions and personal style
Will perform janitorial duties and other duties as assigned
Some experience in customer service
Must be able to work under pressure
Learn policy and procedures quickly
Be able to work with minimal supervision
General experience with computer based office equipment
Read, speak, and write English
Must be able to lift 50lbs
Must be proficient with baggage & express operation
Must be able to operate baggage equipment such as a pallet, jack, tow tractors, and forklift
PREFERRED WORK EXPERIENCE:
Prior customer service experience
Cash handling and accounting environment experience
COMMUNICATION AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS:
Must have excellent oral and written communication skills
Employment Experience Requirements:
1 - 3 years of experience
Amtrak employees power our progress through their performance.
We want your work at Amtrak to be more than a job we want it to be a fulfilling experience where you find challenging and rewarding opportunities, respect among colleagues, competitive pay, benefits that protect you and your family, and a high performance culture that recognizes and values your contributions and helps you reach your career goals.
We proudly support and encourage U.S. Veterans to apply for Amtrak job opportunities.
All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen. Amtrak is committed to a safe and drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. All new hires are required to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping Amtrak safe and drug-free.
In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR section 40.25), Amtrak is required to obtain prior drug and alcohol testing records for applicants/employees intending to perform safety- sensitive duties for covered Department of Transportation positions. If an applicant/employee refuses to provide written consent for Amtrak to obtain these records, he/she will not permitted to perform safety-sensitive functions.
Note that any education requirement listed above may be deemed satisfied if you have an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Amtrak is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability (including blindness), or veteran status.
POSTING NOTES: Transportation || On Board and Station Services