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Occupation Profile for Transportation Attendants

Provide services to ensure the safety and comfort of passengers aboard ships, buses, trains, or within the station or terminal. Perform duties, such as greeting passengers, explaining the use of safety equipment, serving meals or beverages, or answering questions related to travel.

 
 
 

 
 
Overview
$20,070.00 Median Annual Wage 1,000 Average Job Openings Per Year
4.5 Average Unemployment Percentage 24.7 Percentage That Completed High School
21,000 Employment Numbers in 2006 44.4 Percentage That Had Some College
24,000 Employment Numbers in 2016 (est.) 30.8 Percentage That Went Beyond College Degree

Sample Job Titles
Airport Attendant
Bus Aide
Bus Assistant
Bus Attendant
Bus Monitor
Bus Operator
Bus Steward
Car Porter
Chair Car Attendant
Chair Lift Operator
Club Car Attendant
Collector
Conductor
Deckhand
Dining Car Conductor
Dining Car Hop
Dining Car Steward
Food Porter
Ground Host/Hostess
Host/Hostess
Light Rail Controller
Passenger Attendant
Passenger Representative
Passenger Service Representative
Purser
Receptionist, Airline Lounge
School Bus Aide
School Bus Attendant
School Bus Monitor
Second Steward
Ship Steward
Sleeping Car Service Attendant
Special Needs Bus Attendant
Station Attendant
Station Usher
Steward/Stewardess
Steward/Stewardess, Bath
Steward/Stewardess, Railroad Dining Car
Streetcar Conductor
Subway Conductor
Tavern Car Attendant
Train Attendant
Transit Service Manager
Transportation Aide
Transportation Attendant
Traveling Passenger Agent

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Knowledge
  • Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • Engineering and Technology — Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
  • Sales and Marketing — Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.
  • Medicine and Dentistry — Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.
  • Physics — Knowledge and prediction of physical principles, laws, their interrelationships, and applications to understanding fluid, material, and atmospheric dynamics, and mechanical, electrical, atomic and sub- atomic structures and processes.
Skills
  • Equipment Maintenance — Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
  • Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
  • Active Learning — Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Troubleshooting — Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
Abilities
  • Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Stamina — The ability to exert yourself physically over long periods of time without getting winded or out of breath.
  • Explosive Strength — The ability to use short bursts of muscle force to propel oneself (as in jumping or sprinting), or to throw an object.
  • Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Hearing Sensitivity — The ability to detect or tell the differences between sounds that vary in pitch and loudness.
Tasks
  • Supplemental — Adjust window shades and seat cushions at the request of passengers.
  • Core — Open and close doors for passengers.
  • Supplemental — Transport baggage or coordinate transportation between assigned rooms, terminals, and/or platforms.
  • Core — Respond to passengers' questions, requests, or complaints.
  • Supplemental — Inspect kitchens and dining areas to ensure adherence to sanitation requirements.
Activities
  • Monitoring and Controlling Resources — Monitoring and controlling resources and overseeing the spending of money.
  • Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates — Providing guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
  • Assisting and Caring for Others — Providing personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to others such as coworkers, customers, or patients.
  • Repairing and Maintaining Electronic Equipment — Servicing, repairing, calibrating, regulating, fine-tuning, or testing machines, devices, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of electrical or electronic (not mechanical) principles.
  • Getting Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
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