GEB BAGGAGEMAN/MAIL - 90246845 - Newark

Date: Sep 10, 2022

Location: Newark, New Jersey, US, 07102

Company: Amtrak

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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?
 

SUMMARY OF DUTIES

Incumbent must handle baggage, express and company materials and be qualified to operate electrical and battery powered equipment and elevators. Applicants must have a thorough knowledge of all aspects of receiving, delivering, and forwarding of passenger’s baggage. Applicants should be familiar with Parcel Checks and will be held responsible for collection and depositing any Amtrak revenue he/she receives during their tour of duty. Revenue includes that which is collected from excess baggage, storage charges, transfers, COD’s, temporary checking, Amtrak Express, prepaid delivery, excess valuations, etc. Incumbent must assist passengers on movement of parcels and luggage within the station and must be able to lift 50 pounds. Incumbent must be able to read, write and have a thorough knowledge of the physical layout of the station. Incumbent must have high school diploma, prefer two years of college or work equivalency. Employees must conform to The Code of Ethics and Standards for Behavior and prescribed code of dress.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Must have a high school diploma or general education development (GED) high school equivalency diploma. 


 

COMMUNICATIONS AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: 
Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.

 

Hours and rest days may be adjusted for training purposes. Vacation previously selected may not be honored. 

Requisition ID:65723
Posting Location(s):New Jersey
Job Family/Function:Transportation 
Relocation Offered:No 
Travel Requirements:None 

Amtrak employees power our progress through their 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.

We proudly support and encourage U.S. Veterans to apply for Amtrak job opportunities.


All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen. Amtrak is committed to a safe and drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing.   All new hires are required to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to 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. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping Amtrak safe and drug-free.   

In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR section 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, he/she will not 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 Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability (including blindness), or veteran status.

POSTING NOTES: Transportation || Railroad Operations