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Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants - 53-6061.00

O*NET-SOC Description

Provide services to ensure the safety and comfort of passengers aboard ships, buses, trains, or within the station or terminal. Perform duties such as greeting passengers, explaining the use of safety equipment, serving meals or beverages, or answering questions related to travel.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Bus Aide
  • Bus Assistant
  • Bus Attendant
  • Bus Monitor
  • Conductor
  • Deckhand
  • Fare Enforcement Officer
  • School Bus Aide
  • School Bus Monitor
  • Transportation Aide

SOC Occupation Groups

53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations
53-6000 Other Transportation Workers
53-6060 Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants
53-6061.00 Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants

Related Occupations


  • Adjust window shades or seat cushions at the request of passengers.
  • Count and verify tickets and seat reservations and record numbers of passengers boarding and disembarking.
  • Determine or facilitate seating arrangements.
  • Explain and demonstrate safety procedures and safety equipment use.
  • Greet passengers boarding transportation equipment and announce routes and stops.
  • Issue and collect passenger boarding passes and transfers, tearing or punching tickets as necessary to prevent reuse.
  • Open and close doors for passengers.
  • Perform equipment safety checks prior to departure.
  • Provide boarding assistance to elderly, sick, or injured people.
  • Provide customers with information on routes, gates, prices, timetables, terminals, or concourses.
  • Respond to passengers' questions, requests, or complaints.
  • Secure passengers for transportation by buckling seatbelts or fastening wheelchairs with tie-down straps.
  • Signal transportation operators to stop or to proceed.
  • Transport baggage or coordinate transportation between assigned rooms, terminals, or platforms.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Assist customers to ensure comfort or safety.
  • Assist passengers during vehicle boarding.
  • Collect fares or payment from customers.
  • Explain regulations, policies, or procedures.
  • Move materials, equipment, or supplies.
  • Provide transportation information to passengers or customers.
  • Record operational or production data.
  • Signal others to coordinate vehicle movement.
  • Verify information or specifications.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • Air Transportation (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Air Transportation Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Air Transportation Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Air Transportation Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Air Transportation Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Air Transportation Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Unit Supply Specialist (Army - Enlisted)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

No information available.

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Bus Attendant
  • Conductor
  • Passenger Attendant
  • Passenger Representative
  • Passenger Service Representative I
  • Passenger Service Representative II
  • Service Attendant, Sleeping Car
  • Steward/Stewardess
  • Steward/Stewardess, Bath