Sleeping Car Service Attendant

Perform a variety of personal services for railroad patrons.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$16,000 – $34,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Sleeping Car Service Attendants do?

Performs variety of personal services for railroad patrons: Carries hand baggage to station platform from seat. Makes berths. Supplies towels to washroom. Furnishes patrons with light lunches, drinks, card tables, or other articles they may request. When only one sleeping car is in train, may perform duties of CONDUCTOR, PULLMAN.

Should I be a Sleeping Car Service 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.
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.

  • Also known as: Service Attendant, Sleeping Car

    How to Become a
    Sleeping Car Service Attendant

    Most Sleeping Car Service Attendants have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9saaca&chl=no+college+%2874%25%29|certificate+%2822%25%29|associate%27s+%281%25%29||master%27s+%283%25%29|&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,74,74
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