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Railbus Brake/Switchperson - Nevada County Narrow Gauge Railroad Museum

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Nevada County Narrow Gauge Railroad Museum

The Brake/Switchperson is responsible for assisting with the safe and efficient operation of the railbus. The railbus runs Saturdays during the summer season and other times as needed. Responsibilities and Duties Assists the Railbus Docent with loading/unloading and seating of passengers, and ensures all doors are closed with the handles in the "closed" position. Rides along on the railbus, getting off at various locations to set switches to the intended direction of travel and then reboarding to be ready for the next switch. Must become familiar with and be alert to various switch and derailer configurations and communicate these to the railbus driver (motorperson). Assists in turning the railbus around on the turntable at the end of each trip. May be requested to perform other duties such as assisting with Museum event set-up and/or clean-up. Qualifications No previous experience is necessary. Training will be provided for all job-related duties. Must be able to board and disembark the railbus frequently and walk a few feet to switch locations. Must have sufficient strength to set switches. A team-player mentality with a positive attitude and a willingness to get involved are highly desirable. EXPRESS INTEREST and we'll get in touch!

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About Nevada County Narrow Gauge Railroad Museum

Location:

5 Kidder Court, Nevada City, CA 95959, US

Mission Statement

The Nevada County Narrow Gauge Railroad and Transportation Museum is dedicated to the preservation of local transportation history and artifacts from the narrow gauge railroad era.

Description

The Nevada County Narrow Gauge Railroad and Transportation Museum is dedicated to the preservation of local transportation history and artifacts from the narrow gauge railroad era.

Arts & Culture
Environment

WHEN

Wed Feb 12, 2020 - Tue Jun 29, 2021
08:00 AM - 10:00 AM  

WHERE

Nevada City, CA 95959

(39.26156,-121.01606)
 

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GOOD FOR

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