Platform Attendant

Sell ice to customers from platform of ice plants.
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Salary Range
$16,000 – $39,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Platform Attendants do?

Sells ice to customers from platform of ice plant: Pulls ice from storage room chute or conveyor with pair of ice tongs in quantities desired by customer or as specified on written wholesale order and slides ice across platform and into delivery trucks. Obtains signature of driver or wholesale charge-account customers on order. Cuts portions of ice from block for retail customers, using ice pick, and loads ice into car, using tongs. Accepts payment for ice sold. Keeps daily inventory record of ice on hand, record of sales, cash received, and orders filled.

Should I be a Platform Attendant?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Social: You're happiest working on teams or with other people.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Ice Seller

    How to become a Platform Attendant

    Most Platform Attendants have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Bachelor's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9cagaa&chl=no+college+%2887%25%29|certificate+%283%25%29||bachelor%27s+%289%25%29||doctorate+%281%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,87,87
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