Station Agent I

Supervise the workers engaged in selling tickets and checking baggages.
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Salary Range
$29,000 – $77,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Station Agent Is do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in selling tickets and checking baggage at railroad station not served by STATION MANAGER: Assigns shift schedules to workers to ensure adequate service to patrons. Keeps daily records of attendance. Sells tickets to patrons [TICKET AGENT]. Answers inquiries from patrons concerning schedules and departures and arrivals of trains. Requisitions supplies. Relays train orders and messages [TELEGRAPHER]. Inspects buildings to detect maintenance needs. Verifies records of daily ticket sales and cash receipts. May train new employees. May supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in maintaining buildings and grounds of railroad station. May perform duties of EXPRESS CLERK.

Should I be a Station Agent I?

You should have an associate's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.

  • Also known as: Agent-Telegrapher, Ammunition Storekeeper, Pay Station Department Manager

    How to become a Station Agent I

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