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Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants
(SOC Code : 53-6061)
in Orange County

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.

Employers usually expect an employee in this occupation to be able to do the job after Short-term on-the-job training .

Orange County is part of the Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine MD, which includes Orange and Anaheim-Santa Ana-Ir counties.
Occupational Wages[Top]
AreaYearPeriodHourly MeanHourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine MD20201st Qtr$13.95$13.49$13.50$14.25
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Occupational Projections of Employment (also called "Outlook" or "Demand")[Top]
 AreaEstimated Year-Projected YearEmploymentEmployment ChangeAnnual Avg Openings
EstimatedProjectedNumberPercent
Orange County 2016 - 20261702407041.235

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Top Tasks (Specific duties and responsibilities of this job.)
Secure passengers for transportation by buckling seatbelts or fastening wheelchairs with tie-down straps.
Provide boarding assistance to elderly, sick, or injured people.
Open and close doors for passengers.
Respond to passengers` questions, requests, or complaints.
Explain and demonstrate safety procedures and safety equipment use.
Perform equipment safety checks prior to departure.
Signal transportation operators to stop or to proceed.
Count and verify tickets and seat reservations and record numbers of passengers boarding and disembarking.
Greet passengers boarding transportation equipment and announce routes and stops.
Collect fares from passengers and provide change in return.

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Top Skills used in this Job
Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.
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.
Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others` reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others` actions.
Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Operation Monitoring - Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

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Data for Abilities not available.

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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.
Social - Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.

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