Why AMTRAK

Delivering intercity transportation with superior safety,
customer services and financial excellence.

OUR VISION

Moving America where it wants to go.

We are not just a railroad; we are a company that moves people. We move customers where they want to go by responding to their wants and needs. And by doing so, we connect communities, economies and families that make our nation great.

OUR MISSION

Delivering intercity transportation with superior safety, customer services and financial excellence.

Our mission is to provide safe transportation in the most efficient way possible, while ensuring that our customers get a consistent, high-quality experience. Carrying out this mission, and ultimately achieving our vision, hinges on our employees.

THE FUTURE RIDES WITH US.

A unique american success story

Amtrak employees drive the performance needed to make us the country’s first intercity travel choice. We’re continuously improving by leveraging the expertise of the best people in the industry: our employees.

With more than 20,000 diverse, energetic professionals across fields in the US, it is our commitment to our culture, diversity, and inclusive behavior that serves as the foundation for our high performance. We are actively seeking qualified, dedicated professionals to join our team.

Our Culture

Many of our long tenured employees began their careers at Amtrak, because promoting from within is a big part of how we grow as a company. Our culture is based on collaboration because the best work gets done together. Working here is a fun and challenging experience, with plenty of benefits, rewards, and respect. We are America’s Railroad, and we recognize that our success depends on the diverse talent, skills and experience of our employees. They reflect the nation we serve.

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Love What you Do at Amtrak
Love What you Do at Amtrak
A healthy happy, well-paid employee makes for a healthy, happy and profitable company. Find out more about the careers available at Amtrak visit http://www.amtrak.com/careers.
Thank You For Traveling with Amtrak This Year
Thank You For Traveling with Amtrak This Year
The Amtrak journey is about more than us. It's about you. Thanks to you, we've hit another milestone, serving more than 31.6 million customers in 2013. Thank you very much for helping Amtrak advance America's economy through rail travel, and for so much more. We hope to see you on the rails sometime soon!
National Train Day: May 10, 2014
National Train Day: May 10, 2014
Join us on May 10, 2014 at the seventh annual National Train Day to show that trains matter to you, your town, and your community. Attend an event around the country, host your own, and until then, spend some time on http://www.nationaltrainday.com to learn more about the ways trains impact our daily lives.

Recruiting Events

Want to know what’s going on at Amtrak?
Check out our events page for more information.

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All aboard at amtrak

Your very own employee resource page.
Find tools and tips at your fingertips.

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Benefits at amtrak:
A wide range of rewards are
available to our employees

We want your work at Amtrak to be more than just a job. We want it to be an experience with challenging and rewarding opportunities, competitive pay and fantastic benefits. Our rewards ensure you’re supported not only in your professional life, but your personal one too.

Rail Privileges

We want your work at Amtrak to be more than just a job

You, your spouse and eligible dependents are entitled to unlimited rail transportation on Amtrak, in addition to discounts from other travel industry providers.

Vacation

A generous amount of paid time away

Amtrak vacation and holiday benefits give you a generous amount of paid time away from work each year. Please note the difference in benefits for our agreement and non-agreement employees.

Family & Medical Leave

Eligibility for up to 12 weeks of leave every year

You may be eligible for up to 12 weeks of leave every 12 months to use for different medical reasons, from illness to care of your newborn or newly adopted child.

Health & Wellness

Variety of health and wellness benefit choices

Amtrak offers a variety of health and wellness benefit choices for all of employees, spouses, dependents and life partners. You can choose from: Medical, Every Day Wellness, Vision, Dental, and Prescription Drug

Tax free accounts

Options for all employees to save money

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) — Health Care FSA — Dependent Care FSA
  • Parking Commuter Reimbursement Account
  • Transit Commuter Reimbursement Account

401(K)

Variety of investment options available

The Amtrak 401(k) plan provides you with a variety of investment options to help you save money for retirement.

Retirement

Higher retirement benefits for you

Federal law provides that railroad employees pay taxes under the Railroad Retirement Tax Act (RRTA) rather than the Social Security Act, providing you with a higher retirement benefit.

Education Assistance

Continue your learning and expand your knowledge

After six months of service, we may provide financial assistance if you wish to pursue a formal course of study for professional development.

Employee assistance

We want to help you and your family to the fullest extent possible.

You may be eligible for up to 12 weeks of leave every 12 months to use for different medical reasons, from illness to care of your newborn or newly adopted child.

The Future Rides With Us.

Let's enjoy the journey together.

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