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Current Job Openings

Seasonal Job Openings

Food Service Line Cook

Duties and Responsibilities

Line Cook Job Responsibilities:

  • Sets up and stocks food items
  • Prepares food items by cutting, chopping, and mixing
  • Cooks food items by grilling, frying, and other cooking methods
  • Maintain cleanliness and complies with food sanitation requirements by properly handling food and ensuring correct storage.
  • Cleans and sanitizes cooking surfaces at the end of the shift.
  • Performs inventory checks and completes food storage logs.

Qualifications Desired

Customer service and oral communication skills are required. Teamwork, adaptability, and dependability are needed for this position.

Food service experience preferred. Must have weekend availability.

Pre-employment background check and substance abuse screening required. EOE

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Audit Room Staff

Duties and Responsibilities

Verifies and reconciles cash receipts from park operations.

Qualifications Desired

Observe safety and security procedures

Must have weekend availability.

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Tech Support

Duties and Responsibilities

Support, manage, install PCs, Thin clients, Point of Sale and Ticketing Hardware and Systems, Security Cameras, network wiring, infrastructure hardware, and Servers.

Qualifications Desired

We are seeking inquisitive self starters, who are highly motivated and have great people and customer service skills.

Must have weekend availability.

Pre-employment background check and substance abuse screening required. EOE

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Entertainment Performers

Duties and Responsibilities

Tweetsie Railroad is looking for talented singers, actors, dancers, equestrians, and magicians for the 2023 season.

How to Apply

Must have weekend availability

Pre-employment background check and substance abuse screening required. EOE

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Deer Park Attendant

Duties and Responsibilities

Provide customer service and information to guests. Sweep public areas of the Deer Park. Clean animal paddocks and provide feed to animals.

Qualifications Desired

Ability and willingness to work in all weather conditions. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Animal care background preferred, including large animals.

Must have weekend availability.

Pre-employment background check and substance abuse screening required. EOE

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Ticket Office Cashier

Duties and Responsibilities

Provide superior customer service to guests as they enter the park. Answer guests' questions as needed. Operate point-of-sale station to process ticket sales. Occasionally provide customer service and ticket sales functions via telephone.

Qualifications Desired

Excellent customer service skills required; point-of-sale and cash-handling experience preferred.

Must have weekend availability.

Pre-employment background check and substance abuse screening required. EOE

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Food Service Attendant

Duties and Responsibilities

Request customer order, ring up on register, serve food, and receive payment. Perform other duties to prepare food, serve customers, and maintain clean eating or serving areas.

Qualifications Desired

Customer service and oral communication skills are required. Teamwork, adaptability, and dependability are needed for this position. Food service experience preferred.

Must have weekend availability.

Pre-employment background check and substance abuse screening required. EOE

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Retail Cashier

Duties and Responsibilities

Operate cash register and assist customers in retail stores. Stock, arrange, and price merchandise to promote sales. Maintain a clean and orderly store area.

Qualifications Desired

Ability to respond quickly to customer needs. Retail experience, cash handling, and/or customer service preferred. Knowledge of the retail point-of-sale program helpful.

Must have weekend availability.

Pre-employment background check and substance abuse screening required. EOE

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Ride Operator

Duties and Responsibilities

Operate amusement park rides and give directions to patrons regarding the safety and operation of the rides. Observe patrons boarding the attraction to ensure they are safely seated and that safety restraints are secure. Move controls to start and stop equipment such as the Chair Lift, Merry-Go-Round, and Ferris Wheel. Drive vehicles such as Mouse Mine Train, guiding and controlling the speed. Conduct safety inspections and perform routine maintenance. Must provide superior customer service to Guests.

Qualifications Desired

Must be at least 18 years old and have a valid drivers license. No prior experience is necessary; if you are dependable and like to work with people, we will train.

Must have weekend availability.

Pre-employment background check and substance abuse screening required. EOE

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Grounds Attendant

Duties and Responsibilities

Assist in the park maintenance and upkeep of the park grounds including trash pickup, maintaining restrooms and landscape of the park by planting, trimming, and cultivating the trees, shrubs, flowers, and lawns. Parking Lot Attendant during certain times.

Qualifications Desired

Must have weekend availability.

Pre-employment background check and substance abuse screening required. EOE

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Mower

Duties and Responsibilities

Maintain Park lawns and grounds operating equipment.

Qualifications Desired

Minimum age is 18. Must have a valid driver's license.

Pre-employment background check and substance abuse screening required. EOE

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Special Events Job Openings

No Special Events job openings at this time.

Year Round Job Openings

Town Manager (Full Time)

Duties and Responsibilities

Tweetsie Railroad’s Town Manager must be a dependable, responsible, team-oriented individual with high energy and a passion for delivering the highest level of customer service to all guests. This person must be willing to work a flexible schedule in a fast-paced environment. Tweetsie Railroad is open roughly 130 operating days and would be required to be available those days and the position requires weekend and holiday availability, as well as some nights.

The Town Manager has the responsibility of overseeing all the park’s daily operations. The Town Manager’s functions include administration, working with local police and fire for special events, sanitation, landscaping, water/sewer, electrical, storm water, and planning/construction for new improvements within the park. The ideal candidate will be able to connect and communicate with all levels of the organization and community. The ideal candidate will be a confident leader, able to quickly assess options and offer solutions. The Town Manager will work indoors and outdoors to fulfill administrative duties and engage with staff and customers. The Town Manager should demonstrate the additional skills:

  • Ability to effectively plan, supervise and coordinate the daily operations, personnel, and functions of a municipal operation within Tweetsie Railroad;
  • ability to develop and implement municipal policies and procedures;
  • ability to review and analyze current policies, practices, and procedures, identifying problem areas or necessary changes;
  • ability to prepare and present comprehensive oral and written reports;
  • ability to deal courteously with the guest;
  • ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with department heads, outside agencies, and the general public.

Reports to the Tweetsie Railroad President

Qualifications Desired

Bachelor’s degree required in either tourism, hospitality, marketing or business and a minimum of 5 years working experience in a Town Manager role.

How to Apply

To apply please email [email protected] your cover letter and resume with salary requirements or mail them to Human Resources, 300 Tweetsie Railroad Lane, Blowing Rock, NC, 28605

Tweetsie Railroad is an equal opportunity employer

Train Shop

Train Shop Machinist (Full Time)

Duties and Responsibilities

Primary responsibility will be to machine items to exact tolerances for fabrication and/or repair as required by the Director of Engineering using our NON CNC lathes and mills some of which are vintage in nature.

Qualifications Desired

This job will require learning mechanics and repair of steam locomotives, railroad rolling stock, and amusement rides.

How to Apply

Apply online at Tweetsie.com

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Ride Operations Supervisor (Full Time)

Duties and Responsibilities

The Ride Operations Supervisor is responsible for hiring, training, and scheduling all ride operators, and ride operator support staff, works with the Ride Quality and Safety Supervisor and Director of Engineering to ensure that ride operator training is thorough, concise, up to date and that all safety, mechanical, operational, daily maintenance, or any other issues are communicated and documented timely and accurately to Engineering and Management. The Ride Operations Supervisor will ensure a safe and fun experience for our guests and delegates personnel to keep all ride areas safe, neat, and clear of any trash and debris.

Duties:

  • Oversees and ensures the safe and efficient operation of all amusement ride and guest transportation equipment.
  • Excels at guest relations and responsible for handling guest issues concerning rides, transportation equipment, personnel, or any other issue.
  • Works closely with Ride Quality and Safety Supervisor and Director of Engineering to ensure communication of any safety or maintenance issues from the ride operators to the Engineering Department.
  • Works with Ride Quality and Safety Supervisor and Director of Engineering to ensure that ride operators are properly trained with the priorities being safety, guest satisfaction, and proper maintenance and operation of rides.
  • Assists Ride Quality and Safety Supervisor with and/or asserts ride closures due to unforeseen problems, unsafe circumstances, or general maintenance for any ride or transportation equipment and notifies Engineering Department, Ticket Office, and Tweetsie Railroad management appropriately.
  • Assists Ride Quality and Safety Supervisor entering all maintenance schedules, inventory changes, additions, photos, and safety procedures into company-chosen maintenance systems.
  • Assists and advises Ride Quality and Safety Supervisor and Director of Engineering to ensure maintenance programs are monitored and modified as needed to incorporate changes in ride operation, behaviors, or mechanical indications.
  • Monitors all ride reports daily, ensures their accuracy, and forwards them in a timely and consistent manner to Engineering and Administration for recordkeeping.
  • Keeps all ride areas free of spare parts and as much out of view of guests as possible; keeps ride areas neat, clean, free of clutter and debris.
  • Fully knowledgeable of Lockout/Tagout procedures and utilizes them when necessary.
  • Always provides a safe work environment.
  • Performs other relevant tasks as assigned by Director of Engineering

Qualifications Desired

  • Education and/or Experience. High School diploma or equivalent; or more than 10 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Language Skills. Ability to write reports and to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, subordinates, regulatory authorities, and the general public.
  • Reasoning Ability. Can solve problems calmly and efficiently and deal with a variety of situations that may occur at any time. Understand when it is appropriate to communicate to the Director and/or management any issues when necessary.
  • Mechanical Skills. Must be able to convey all general maintenance and repair needs for rides and guest transportation equipment.
  • Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: None Required.

How to Apply

Email the Human Resources Department at [email protected] your resume and salary requirements or you may contact them at 828-264-9061 ext. 200

Maintenance

Maintenance Technician (Full Time)

Duties and Responsibilities

Provides general maintenance services to all teams to ensure that property and equipment are kept in the best possible condition. Under the direction of the Maintenance Manager the maintenance employee is responsible for performing the following duties:

  • Delivers excellent guest service to internal and external customers in line with the organization’s mission, culture, and values.
  • Models appropriate guest and partner interaction at all times.
  • Completes Maintenance Work Request (MWR) as assigned by Maintenance Manager & Operations.
  • Provides basic electrical, plumbing, painting, carpentry, mechanical, and other services as required.
  • Performs regular preventative maintenance tasks. Check to ensure smooth operation and long life of equipment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by management.

Qualifications Desired

  • High school diploma or GED; or one to three years related experience; or equivalent combination of both.
  • Possesses an outgoing, friendly personality and the desire to provide quality service.
  • Ability to convey a professional image to guests.
  • Possesses basic knowledge and skill level in electrical, plumbing, carpentry, and mechanical functions.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents.
  • Possess a current driver’s license, good driving record, and ability to travel to get supplies.
  • Ability to provide a flexible schedule to work nights, weekends, holidays, and special events as needed.
  • Ability to stand, walk, climb, and balance; Ability to use hands to finger, handle, and feel; Ability to stoop, kneel or crouch; Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 80 pounds; Ability to work outdoors on a regular basis, including working in extreme temperatures throughout the year.

How to Apply

Resumes can be submitted to [email protected] or apply online

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Train Shop

Train Shop - Mechanic (Full Time)

Duties and Responsibilities

Maintain mechanical and electrical equipment such as engines, motors, pneumatic tools, amusement park rides, trains and other equipment.

Qualifications Desired

Extensive experience in heavy equipment repair and maintenance. Experience with machining, metal fabrication, electrical, or automotive mechanic is especially helpful.

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