Ticket/Acctng Clerk - 90297493 - Boston

Date: Sep 22, 2022

Location: Boston, Massachusetts, US, 02110

Company: Amtrak

Your success is a train ride away.

Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country and we move America’s workforce toward the future. We employ more than 20,000 diverse, energetic professionals in a variety of career fields throughout the United States. The safety of our passengers, our employees, the public and our operating environment is our priority and the success of our railroad is the result of our employees.

Are you ready to join our team?

Our values of Do the Right Thing, Excel Together and Put Customers First are at the heart of what matters most to us, and our Core Capabilities, Building Trust, Accountability, Effective Communication, Customer Focus, and Proactive Safety & Security are what every employee needs to know and do to be most impactful at Amtrak.


This position is responsible for providing our passengers with superior customer service.
 From behind the ticket counter or on the station floor or platform. The ability to maintain a positive, good natured attitude is essential. The incumbent will be responsible for greeting, servicing and general comfort of each passenger. Representative must be comfortable with interacting with customers, speaking on a public address system and using Amtrak computer systems.


• Skilled in the processing of all types of Amtrak tickets and must have a thorough understanding of tariffs to properly price tickets.
• Make ticket reports promptly, properly safeguard company funds properly and prepare related reports.
• Qualified with the operation of Arrow, Railres/Stars and Quik-Trak.
• Agent will be governed by all Corporate and station policies.
• Responsible for the proper care and preventative maintenance of the ticket printers and Quik-Trak machines.
• Keep all information racks filled as needed.
• Perform miscellaneous clerical duties related to the ticket office and/or station.
• Handles checked baggage, package express and company materials in the station and on/off trains.
Assist customers with special needs and other duties as assigned.
• Responsible for the dissemination of both verbal and printed information to passengers     including schedules, fares, routing, city highlights, baggage, boarding information, tours and other intermodal transportation.
• Work with other station employees to ensure all passenger train boarding are timely.
•  Will verify passengers are properly ticketed or have the proper travel documents, and ensure compliance with baggage requirements prior to admission to station platforms
•  Must comply with the company’s uniform and grooming policy to present a positive image on behalf of Amtrak through manners, actions and personal style
•  Will perform janitorial duties and other duties as assigned


•    Demonstrated business management experience. 

•    Prior satisfactory work experience in customer service.

•    Demonstrated leadership and supervisory skills. 

•    Working knowledge of Amtrak policies and procedures.


Some experience in customer service
•  Must be able to work under pressure

•  Must have a high school diploma or GED
•  Learn policy and procedures quickly
•  Be able to work with minimal supervision
•  General experience with computer based office equipment
•  Read, speak, and write English
•  Must be able to lift 50lbs
•  Must be proficient with baggage & express operation


•  Prior customer service experience
•  Cash handling and accounting environment experience


Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.


Requisition ID:117155
Band Zone:BC118 
Posting Location(s):Massachusetts
Job Family/Function:Transportation 
Relocation Offered:No 
Travel Requirements:None 
Recruiter Name:Dontray Terrell Townsend 
Recruiter Email:dontray.townsend@amtrak.com 

You power our progress through your performance.

We want your work at Amtrak to be more than a job – we want it to be a fulfilling experience where you find challenging and rewarding opportunities, respect among colleagues, competitive pay, benefits that protect you and your family and a high performance culture that recognizes and values your contributions and helps you reach your career goals.

All positions require pre-employment background check verification, a pre-employment drug screen and proof of full vaccination against COVID -19. Amtrak is committed to a safe workplace free of drugs and alcohol and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. Marijuana, notwithstanding any statute, ordinance, regulation, or other law that legalizes or decriminalizes the use or possession of marijuana, whether for medical, recreational, or other use.  Candidates who engage in the usage of marijuana will not be qualified for hire.   Successful applicants for employment with Amtrak must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the date of hire as a condition of employment, subject to requests for accommodation.  Fully vaccinated means 14 days have elapsed since receiving the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or 14 days since receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. 

In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR § 40.25), Amtrak is required to obtain prior drug and alcohol testing records for applicants/employees intending to perform safety-sensitive duties for covered Department of Transportation positions. If an applicant/employee refuses to provide written consent for Amtrak to obtain these records, the individual will not be permitted to perform safety-sensitive functions.

Note that any education requirement listed above may be deemed satisfied if you have an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Amtrak is an EOE/Affirmative Action Minority/Female employer, and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race/color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related conditions), national origin/ethnicity, age, disability (intellectual, mental and physical), veteran status, marital status, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, genetic information, citizenship or any other personal characteristics protected by law.