Tariff Inspector

Verify use of current tariff rates at railroad freights and ticket offices.

What does a Tariff Inspector do?

Verifies use of current tariff rates at railroad freight, passenger agent, and ticket offices: Visits offices and examines records, such as freight bills, to ascertain whether current rates are in use, in accordance with tariff schedules. Computes and verifies tariff rates applied, using calculating machine and rate books. Issues instructions to agent regarding correction of errors in rates. Compiles reports for management, identifying names of agents and locations using incorrect tariffs.