Baggage and Mail Agent

Supervise the workers engaged in loading and unloading mail and baggage.
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Good

Salary Range
$29,000 – $77,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Baggage and Mail Agents do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in loading and unloading mail and baggage: Coordinates work schedules in accordance with train schedules to ensure that transfer of mail and luggage is completed in allotted time. Assigns duties to workers. Observes workers serving passengers to ensure workers are courteous and helpful. Supervises workers sorting, loading, and unloading sacks of mail. Notifies STATION AGENT I when transfer of mail and baggage has been completed following prescribed rules and regulations. Recommends new methods of transferring mail and luggage onto and from trains. Reviews workflow and production charts to determine need for additional workers.


Should I be a Baggage and Mail Agent?

You should have an associate's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Baggagemaster, Freight and Passenger Agent

    How to become a Baggage and Mail Agent

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