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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 [email protected]


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

ElfSpecial EventsTemporaryOctober 1, 2019Until Filled
Elf SupervisorSpecial EventsTemporaryOctober 1, 2019Until Filled
HoboSpecial EventsTemporaryOctober 1, 2019Until Filled
SantaSpecial Events TemporaryOctober 1, 2019Until Filled
Chef/WaitersSpecial EventsTemporaryOctober 1, 2019Until Filled
Show ConductorSpecial EventsSeasonalAugust 16, 2019Until Filled
MusicianSpecial EventsSeasonalAugust 16, 2019Until Filled
Crowd ControlSpecial EventsSeasonalAugust 16, 2019Until Filed
Marketing InternMarketingSeasonalOctober 1, 2019Until Filled
Retail Sales AssociateRetail SeasonalOctober 1, 2019Until Filled
ReservationistReservationsSeasonalOctober 1, 2019Until Filled
Crown AttendantFood and BeverageSeasonalAugust 16, 2019Until Filled
Food RunnerFood and BeverageSeasonalAugust 16, 2019Until Filled
Ticket AgentDepotSeasonalAugust 16, 2019Until Filled
Cleaning AttendantDepotSeasonalAugust 26, 2019Until Filled
Parking AttendantDepotSeasonalAugust 26, 2019Until Filled
Property Maintenance WorkerOperationsSeasonalAugust 26, 2019Until Filed
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