Explore Careers - Job Market Report
Ticket agents, cargo service representatives and related clerks (except airline), quote fares and rates, make reservations, issue tickets, process cargo shipment, check baggage and perform other related customer service duties to assist travellers. They are employed by bus and railway companies, freight forwarding and shipping companies, boat cruise operators and other public transit establishments and by travel wholesalers.
bus ticket agent, cargo customer service representative, counter service agent, railway, railway passenger agent, reservations clerk, railway, ticket agent (except airline).
- Answer customer inquiries, quote fares and assist clients in planning travel times and routes
- Reserve seats for tour companies, travel agencies, wholesalers and the general public
- Issue tickets, handle cash transactions and check baggage
- Receive and record bookings for package tours from retail travel agencies and supply information regarding available vacancies when working for wholesale travel companies.
- Quote fare and rates for cargo shipment
- Compute shipment costs including charges for services and insurance using rate tables and schedules and prepare and maintain shipping and other documents
- Check in passenger baggage and sort for loading by baggage handlers or may load baggage directly into buses, railway cars or cruise ships
- Trace lost or misdirected passenger baggage or cargo shipment.
Outlook & Prospects for Ticket Agents, Cargo Service Representatives and Related Clerks (Except Airline) in Cariboo Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
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Local Labour Market News
Week of Jun 03 – Jun 07, 2013
- Cariboo region jobs increased for the third consecutive year in 2012, and the total number surpassed the pre-recession high. This is mainly due to a rebound in mining, forestry and construction.
- Wholesale Sports Outdoors Outfitters have announced the opening of a new store in Prince George in September
Week of May 20 – May 24, 2013
- Construction on the $80M Royal Inland Hospital redevelopment in Kamloops is expected to start early in 2014 and last two years
Week of Apr 29 – May 03, 2013
- Construction on the new $7.4M NorKam Trades and Technology Centre in Kamloops will begin in September 2013 and last nearly a year
Week of Apr 01 – Apr 05, 2013
- TRU North received $1M in funding to provide group literacy and skill assessment for local aboriginal workers to help prepare them for entering the skilled trades
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