Headquarters Washington, DC
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1971
Type Other Organization
Industry Transportation & Logistics
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year

Moving America where it wants to go.

Amtrak is a unique American success story because of our more than 20,000 diverse employees who drive the performance needed to make us America’s Railroad. For more than 42 years, Amtrak has launched careers, connected communities, accelerated commerce and created opportunities for our Nation.

Our employees serve more than 31 million...
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Mission: Our mission is to provide safe transportation in the most efficient way possible, while ensuring that our customers get a consistent, high-quality travel experience.

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Moving America where it wants to go.

Amtrak is a unique American success story because of our more than 20,000 diverse employees who drive the performance needed to make us America’s Railroad. For more than 42 years, Amtrak has launched careers, connected communities, accelerated commerce and created opportunities for our Nation.

Our employees serve more than 31 million passengers every year. For us, that means more than 31 million chances to make a difference for everyone of our customers every year. Our goal is to connect talented people to the Amtrak career opportunities that match them the best – whether you are just starting your career, looking for a new opportunity or an experienced career professional.

With your participation, we will provide you with career growth and satisfaction through a wide range of professional and personal opportunities that will help you balance work and life. It’s not just a job. It’s your career.

Learn more about our company culture and our employees and connect with our recruiters on Twitter @AmtrakCareers

For more employee stories, check out the Amtrak Careers Tumblr blog or the official Amtrak blog, “All Aboard!”

We proudly support and encourage U.S. Veterans to apply for all of our open positions.All positions require candidates to complete and satisfactorily pass pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen. Some positions require candidates to complete and satisfactorily pass a physical capacity assessment. Additionally, you may be required to pass various technical and/or cultural fit assessments relevant to this position.

Amtrak is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



Working at Amtrak

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Employees are “Satisfied”   113 ratings

3.5

68% Approve of the CEO   57 ratings

Amtrak President & CEO Joseph H. Boardman

Joseph H. Boardman

President & CEO

A True Middle Class Job

  Current Baggage Lead in Seattle, WA

Pros: • Above average pay.
• Excellent health coverage.
• Job security.
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Systems Developer

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$94,537
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Manager

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$79,850
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Director

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$123,408
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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Aug 2014 Reviewed 4 days ago New

Interview Details – Applied for the open position via Amtrak career portal on July 30, 2014. Two weeks later received a phone call to ask if I was still interested. I was, which in turn received an email inviting me to test then interview if test scores were positive. There were a total of six candidates and we all…Full Interview

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Amtrak Awards & Accolades

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Top 50 Employers - Readers' Choice, Equal Opportunity Publications, 2012
Best Employers for Latinos to Work for, Latinos for Hire, 2008

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