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"Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agent"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Make and confirm reservations for passengers and sell tickets for transportation agencies such as airlines, bus companies, railroads, and steamship lines. May check baggage and direct passengers to designated concourse, pier, or track.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agent"

1) Arranges reservations and routing for passengers at request of Ticket Agent.

2) Examines passenger ticket or pass to direct passenger to specified area for loading.

3) Plans route and computes ticket cost, using schedules, rate books, and computer.

4) Reads coded data on tickets to ascertain destination, marks tickets, and assigns boarding pass.

5) Assists passengers requiring special assistance to board or depart conveyance.

6) Informs travel agents in other locations of space reserved or available.

7) Sells travel insurance.

8) Announces arrival and departure information, using public-address system.

9) Telephones customer or Ticket Agent to advise of changes with travel conveyance or to confirm reservation.

 

 

11) Answers inquiries made to travel agencies or transportation firms, such as airlines, bus companies, railroad companies, and steamship lines.

12) Checks baggage and directs passenger to designated location for loading.


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13) Assigns specified space to customers and maintains computerized inventory of passenger space available.

14) Determines whether space is available on travel dates requested by customer.

Job Description for "Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agent" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge



 

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Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  C-E-S        SOC:  43-4181.02