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Transit and Railroad Police
(SOC Code : 33-3052)
in California

Protect and police railroad and transit property, employees, or passengers.

Employers usually expect an employee in this occupation to be able to do the job after Long-term on-the-job training (> 12 months) .

Occupational Wages[Top]
AreaYearPeriodHourly MeanHourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
California 20131st Qtr$30.77$22.31$30.88$39.61

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Occupational Projections of Employment (also called "Outlook" or "Demand")[Top]
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Training Programs (click on title for more information)[Top]
Program Title
Security and Loss Prevention Services

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Top Tasks (Specific duties and responsibilities of this job.)
Patrol railroad yards, cars, stations, or other facilities to protect company property or shipments and to maintain order.
Examine credentials of unauthorized persons attempting to enter secured areas.
Apprehend or remove trespassers or thieves from railroad property or coordinate with law enforcement agencies in apprehensions and removals.
Prepare reports documenting investigation activities and results.
Investigate or direct investigations of freight theft, suspicious damage or loss of passengers` valuables, or other crimes on railroad property.
Direct security activities at derailments, fires, floods, or strikes involving railroad property.
Direct or coordinate the daily activities or training of security staff.
Interview neighbors, associates, or former employers of job applicants to verify personal references or to obtain work history data.
Record and verify seal numbers from boxcars containing frequently pilfered items, such as cigarettes or liquor, to detect tampering.
Plan or implement special safety or preventive programs, such as fire or accident prevention.

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Top Skills used in this Job
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others` reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others` actions.
Persuasion - Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.

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Top Abilities (Attributes of the person that influence performance in this job.)
Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.

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Top Work Values (Aspects of this job that create satisfaction.)
Relationships - Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment.
Support - Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees.

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Top Interests (The types of activities someone in this job would like.)
Realistic - Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.
Enterprising - Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.

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