Part-Time Seasonal Model Railroad Assistant

Part-Time Seasonal Model Railroad Assistant

POSITION TITLE:    

Part-Time Seasonal Model Railroad Assistant

SEASONAL DATES:     

November 1, 2021 to January 26, 2022

REPORTS TO:    

Senior Model Railroad Specialist

BASIC FUNCTION:  

This part-time, seasonal position assists the Senior Model Railroad Specialist and the Model Railroad Specialist with the assembly/disassembly of the Museum’s large model train display. The Assistant will also assist with the operation of the train display while on view in the Museum. 

POSITION RELATIONSHIPS:

In addition to maintaining a good rapport with all Conservancy and Museum personnel, must meet and greet the public and answer any questions from visitors of the Conservancy & Museum and do so in a manner consistent with good public relations.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Assists with the assembly/disassembly and monitors the train display while in operation and reports any issues of concern to the Specialist on duty. 
  2. Assists with general maintenance of the train track and objects associated with its display while on display. 
  3. Provides information on the train display to the public when requested.
  4. Assists with general maintenance on the train display during special events held during the holiday season. 

QUALIFICATIONS:    

  1. Experience and knowledge of model trains, their installation and operation. 
  2. Basic mechanical and electrical knowledge. 
  3. Carpentry and soldering skills a plus.
  4. Available and reliable transportation to and from the workplace. 
  5. Embodies Brandywine’s welcoming spirit to the Museum’s visitors and is mindful of components of customer service.  
  6. Superior communication and interpersonal skills. 
  7. Ability to understand and follow directions. 
  8. Able to carry and lift objects up to 60 lbs. 
  9. Ability to accommodate a varying schedule including weekends, and holidays

JOB TYPE:

Part-time (20-29 hours per week)

SALARY:

$10/ hour, bi-weekly 


To apply, please send your resume to Julianne Ruocco at [email protected]


We are an equal opportunity employer and consider all qualified applicants equally without regard to 
race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.