Streetcar Operator

Drive electric-powered streetcars to transport passengers.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$36,000 – $67,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Streetcar Operators do?

Drives electric-powered streetcar to transport passengers, collects fares, and gives information to passengers: Drives streetcar in accordance with traffic regulations and observes traffic lights and other vehicles on street to avoid accidents. Opens and closes doors and starts and stops streetcar to allow passengers to enter or leave vehicle. Collects fares from passengers and issues change and transfers. Answers questions from passengers concerning fare, schedules, and routings. Records readings of coin receptor at beginning and end of shift to verify amount of money received during shift.

Should I be a Streetcar Operator?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Logical Thinker: You take a step-by-step approach to analyze information and solve problems.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Outside the Box Thinker: Your creative brainpower gets a workout as you come up with innovative ideas.

  • Also known as: Streetcar Motorman, Track Car Operator, Trolley Car Operator

    How to become a Streetcar Operator

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