Elevator Starter

Schedule, supervise, and coordinate activities of Elevator Operators.
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Salary Range
$22,000 – $60,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Elevator Starters do?

Schedules, supervises, and coordinates activities of ELEVATOR OPERATORS to provide efficient service to building patrons and employees: Provides elevator service according to demand by signaling operators or by establishing time schedules for each car. Enforces crowding and weight restrictions in cars. Answers questions regarding location of offices, individuals, or merchandise, and ushers passengers into waiting elevators. Gives instructions to new employees in elevator operation. Ensures that sufficient personnel are available to meet service demands, regulating shift assignments accordingly. Inspects equipment for safety and efficient operation. Reports need for maintenance to supervisor or elevator service company. May record employees’ time on cards.

Should I be an Elevator Starter?

You should have a bachelor's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.

  • Also known as: Spa Director

    How to become an Elevator Starter

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