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Employment Opportunities

The Kettle Valley Steam Railway is looking for applicants to fill the following positions:

Applicants are invited to submit a résumé with education and work experience related to this job posting to kvrtickets@telus.net with subject line “Job Application – Asst Stn Mgr”.

Assistant Station Manager

Work Arrangement:
Full Time (40 hrs / week)

Requirements:
Assets would include: retail sales experience and cashier and computer skills, experience in administration and inventory management and effective writing skills. References from previous employers if possible.

Job Description:
Directed by and fully supports the Station Manager.

  • Responsible for Gift shop Operation which includes Sales/ordering inventory/merchandising.
  • Does Bank Deposits and operates cash register.
  • Under Station Manager’s direction, maintains inventory of all supplies needed to operate the station.
  • Keeps clear organized records of all stock/merchandise ordered.
  • On non-operational days assists with planning charters, caterers, special events and ticket sales as directed by Station Manager.
  • Under Station Manager’s direction and training understands all functions of the station and is able to fill in when Station Manager is unavailable.
  • Under Station Manager’s direction, assists in maintenance of railway records and files in coordination with Accountant.
  • In off season works with Station Manager in planning/merchandising/advertising as well as Station Manager’s work supporting the Board of Directors as it engages with government and other agencies to seek support for the Kettle Valley Steam Railway.
  • Must be a self-starter and team player.
  • Assertive and have good telephone skills.
  • Expected to work at fast pace when required, consistently displaying good customer service skills.
  • Able to follow directions and work with customers and staff in positive manner.

Additional Information
On operational days this is a fast paced and exciting environment where our customers can go back in time. We have travellers from around the world looking to experience a scenic ride on our train pulled by the 3716 Steam Locomotive. You have the opportunity to join us to give them this experience.

Applicants selected for further consideration will receive full details of this job posting along with salary and benefits package which will be discussed at an interview.

How to Apply:
Applicants are invited to submit a résumé with education and work experience related to this job posting to kvrtickets@telus.net with subject line “Job Application – Asst Stn Mgr”.

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