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Employment Opportunities at The Great Smoky Mountains Railroad

Why work for Great Smoky Mountains Railroad?

  • We have a lot of fun providing unique experiences for our passengers.
  • All employees are eligible for a Southern Highlands Attractions (SHA) pass ( - free admission into a variety of area attractions).
  • All employees are eligible to use pass exchange with a variety of area attractions.
  • Eligible for food and merchandise discounts.
  • Earn train passes for you, friends, and family.

How to Apply

GSMR accepts applications year round. All applications submitted will be kept on file for a year from the date of submission.  Applications are available in the Bryson City Depot or you may download and print the application.

Completed applications may be dropped off to the depot located at 226 Everett Street in Bryson City, NC or you may e-mail, mail or fax to:

Attn: Human Resources
PO Box 1490
Bryson City, NC 28713

Email: [email protected]

Fax: (828) 488-0427

GSMR has a Zero Tolerance Drug & Alcohol policy.  Equal Opportuntiy Employer.

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad!

Available Positions

Cleaning AttendantDepotSeasonalAugust 10, 2018Until Filled
Parking AttendantDepotSeasonalAugust 10, 2018Until Filled
Ticket AgentDepotSeasonalAugust 10, 2018Until Filled
ConcessionaireFood and BeverageSeasonalOctober 1, 2018Until Filled
Cook Food and BeverageSeasonalJuly 31, 2018Until Filled
RunnerFood and BeverageSeasonalJuly 31, 2018Until Filled
BrakemanOperationsRegularNovember 16, 2018Until Filled
EngineerOperationsRegularNovember 16, 2018Until Filled
Rear BrakemanOperationsSeasonalMarch 16, 2018Until Filled
Property Maintenance WorkerProperty MaintenanceSeasonalAugust 13, 2018Until Filled
Retail Sales AssociateRetailSeasonalJune 25, 2018Until Filled
POLAR EXPRESS ChefSpecial EventsTemporaryAugust 15, 2018Until Filled
POLAR EXPRESS Crowd Control AssociateSpecial EventsTemporaryOctober 1, 2018Until Filled
POLAR EXPRESS Crowd Control SupervisorSpecial EventsTemporaryOctober 1, 2018Until Filled
POLAR EXPRESS ElfSpecial EventsTemporaryOctober 1, 2018Until Filled
POLAR EXPRESS SantaSpecial EventsTemporaryOctober 1, 2018Until Filled
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