21 days old

Red Cap/Baggageman - 90285163 - New York

New York, NY 10007

As a current employee you know Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country and we move Americas workforce toward the future. The safety of our passengers, our more than 20,000 colleagues, the public and our operating environment is our priority and the success of our railroad is the result of you.

By living the Amtrak values and actively embracing and fostering diverse ideas, backgrounds and perspectives, together we will honor our past and make Amtrak a company of the future.

Receive and dispatch all baggage, express and company mail promptly and effeciently to/from baggage cars.

Responsible for recording all incoming and outgoing shipments and completion of pertinent documents for same.
Stock designated trains with newspapers and as required, handle the shipment of human remains.
Handle Amtrak express shipments and checked baggage according to company procedures.
Collect and protect all charges on excess baggage, transfer, storage and express shipments.

Must be able to operate necessary mechanical equipment that is utlized for these services including forklifts and pallet jacks.
Must have knowledge of tariffs and bagage and express rules.
Maintain baggage/express records and receive/sort company mail.
Handle inquiries for lost or delayed baggage.
Assistat Amtrak passengers boarding and detranining with their hand-carried luggage. Provide assistance with group movements with luggage.
Provide assistance to elderly and handicapped passengers as required.
Required to be familiar with the Amtrak Solari Computer Console and must post and/or announce correct track assignments after regular information hours.
Janitorial duties as required to keep work areas clean. Required to perform duties in accordance with Amtrak safety procedures.
Required to follow all department rules and regulations and handle any other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Requisition ID:65352
Band Zone:BC969
Posting Location(s):New York
Job Family/Function:Transportation
Relocation Offered:No
Travel Requirements:None

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.

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 ofmarijuana, whether for medical, recreational, or other use. Candidates who engage in the usage ofmarijuanawillnotbe 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.



  • Transportation
Posted: 2021-08-27 Expires: 2021-09-30

Amtrak, the national rail operator, connects America in safer, greener and healthier ways. With 21,000 route miles in 46 states, the District of Columbia and three Canadian provinces, Amtrak operates more than 300 trains each day — at speeds up to 150 mph — to more than 500 destinations. Amtrak is the operator of choice for state-supported corridor services in 17 states and for four commuter rail agencies.

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