Summer Miniature Train Engineer and Conductor Positions Open
KANSAS CITY NORTHERN MINIATURE RAILROAD COMPANY
Train to operate a 16 inch gauge park train and volunteer to work on Saturday, Sundays and holidays during the summer months of May through September. Hours are Saturdays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday and holidays noon to 6 p.m. Each day consists of 2 shifts; 4 hours each on Saturday and 3 hours each on Sundays and holidays. Volunteers are expected to work an average of one shift per weekend. Positions to be filled are engineer, conductor, brakeman and ticket agent. Ordinarily the train crew (engineer, conductor, brakeman) rotates to the next position every hour so it never gets boring. We have 3 trains and you will be trained to operate each train. Training will begin in late March and continue through April. We have a manual of safety and operating procedures and a written test must be passed to show you are familiar with the rules. If you enjoy working with young people and have an interest in trains then this is the ideal volunteer opportunity for you!
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About KANSAS CITY NORTHERN MINIATURE RAILROAD COMPANY
PO BOX 11095, 6060 NW Waukomis Drive, KANSAS CITY, MO 64119, US
The KCN miniature railroad operates former zoo trains around a 1/2 mile track in Frank Vaydik Line Creek Park from May to September. Train rides are provided for the public to kids of all ages. Days of operation are Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.
Formed in 1984 at the request of the Kansas City Parks and Recreation Department for the purpose or restoring the original Kansas City Zoo miniature train, our organization began public operations in 1992 in Line Creek Park. Additional trains have been obtained and other improvements have been made over the years. We are an all-volunteer, 501c3 non-profit corporation operating as a Kansas City Parks Partner.