I love my job, but have no chance to work with the recent cut backs.
Senior Service Attendant (Current Employee), Moncton, NB – March 23, 2014
Pros: meeting people visiting from around the world, and making sure that they have a great experience in canada.
Cons: cut backs and not much chance of work.
I serve on the Ocean between Moncton and Halifax, I have an 18 + hour shift that includes serving customers from the in the dinning car, suggesting wine or beer pairings, helping passengers with their luggage, sleeping and seating arrangements. I patrol the train at night while the crew sleeps then report back to the dinning room for breakfast service.
Rewarding customer service job with fantastic travel opportunities.
Senior Service Attendant On-Train Services (Former Employee), Winnipeg, MB – May 22, 2013
A mentally challenging job with 18 hour work days, and very specific transport Canada guidelines to adhere to, however very rewarding direct impact on guest experiences. Perfect opportunity to travel the country and learn a very strong sense of independence and responsibility.
Assistant Service Coordinator (Current Employee), Winnipeg,Manitoba – December 2, 2012
Pros: traveling, meeting people from all corners of the world, days off
Cons: being away from family/functions ie: birthdays christmas etc...
A typical day at Via Rail would have to be expect the unexpected. All of our clients are very different and possess different needs. I've learned to be patient and calm in any situation. Always do what is expected from our peers. The employees at Via Rail are very professional and courteous to all clients and employees. The most difficult thing about – more... the job is leaving my wife and children for an extended amount of days. Also, the hard part is putting in nearly 20 hour days. It is so rewarding to see the smile on our clients faces. It's at that time you know you've exceeded their expectations.... – less