A young couple buy movie tickets from a ticket salesperson

Ticket Salesperson

Ticket Salespersons sell tickets and make reservations for services such as travel and admission to sporting and entertainment venues, and collect fares on transport vehicles.

Overview

Ticket Salespersons sell tickets and make reservations for services such as travel and admission to sporting and entertainment venues, and collect fares on transport vehicles.

Day-to-day

  • receiving customers' requests, accepting payments, collecting fares from passengers, and issuing tickets, receipts and change
  • answering inquiries about charges, routes, schedules, reservations, coming attractions and fares
  • checking service availability and times, and making reservations
  • contacting customers to cancel or confirm reservations
  • organising displays of service availability, times and other information
  • collecting tickets and change from depot clerks
  • signalling drivers to stop and proceed
  • overseeing passengers' safety in emergency circumstances, and opening and closing vehicle doors
  • assisting passengers to board and alight from vehicles and assisting passengers with baggage.

Considerations

  • irregular hours
  • stressful.

Occupation snapshot
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$1,035 / week
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Stable
Apprenticeships may be available

To become a Ticket Salesperson

  • You can work as a Ticket Salesperson without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided. Some workers have Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualifications in areas such as tourism, hospitality or customer service.

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