Train Engineer

Join the Heritage Park Team

Posted January 24, 2023

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Inspects the engines, tests connections between cars, and assesses the operation of all equipment;
  • Ensures that trains are safe for passenger transport;
  • Keeps log book up-to-date;
  • Operates the train during Park visitor hours;
  • Provides Customer Service and information to guests as necessary in a courteous and friendly manner;
  • Notes and reports property damage or any unsafe conditions;
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Applicants must be licensed 4th class or 4th class temporary engineers;
  • A railway certificate would be an asset.


  • Previous experience in locomotive operation, maintenance, and familiarity with steam locomotives would be an asset.


  • The ability to detect and correct problems efficiently and promptly are essential.;
  • Applicants must possess a capacity for learning quickly;
  • Good verbal and written communication skills are a definite asset;
  • Fluency in English is essential;
  • A valid driver’s license is required.

Special Clothing and Equipment

  • Costumes will be supplied by Heritage Park as required;
  • Washing and maintaining Costumes in a presentable fashion will be the employees’ responsibility;
  • Individuals will be required to supply their own appropriate footwear, to be approved by the Costume Department Supervisor during Park open season periods;
  • Safety equipment as required will be supplied by Heritage Park and maintained by the employee.

Special Working Conditions

  • The employee must be prepared to work in a variety of weather conditions;
  • A considerable amount of standing and other strenuous duties are required to complete the work assigned;
  • This position requires a person in good physical condition.

Hours of Work

  • Various scheduled hours of work including possible weekends, statutory holidays, fluctuating hours and overtime as required.

How to Apply

Please fill out the form below or send your resume and cover letter by email to

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

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