Trolley Conductor
Lowell National Historical Park

Job Order #: 16584725

Lowell, MA 01852

Full Time

40 hours per week

POSTED 4/7/2022

EXPIRES 7/6/2022

Job Description

Lowell National Historical Park is a National Historical Park of the United States located in Lowell, Massachusetts. Established in 1978 a few years after Lowell Heritage State Park, it is operated by the National Park Service and comprises a group of different sites in and around the city of Lowell related to the era of textile manufacturing in the city during the Industrial Revolution.

Salary: $23.76 - $27.72 per hour

Duties include:
- Operates electric passenger trolley up to 20 tons on a scheduled route throughout the park for park visitors and school children
education programs.
- Establishes pleasant and professional visitor and public contact's providing passenger safety information about trolleys, and Lowell
history, park offerings and general orientation information.
- Accurately collects daily trolley rider and informal contact counts. Reports ridership and visitor contact numbers monthly to Park
statistics coordinator. Records weather conditions, accessibility usage and volunteer hours.
- Responds to and reports emergencies, safeguarding park visitors whenever possible and necessary. Prevents emergencies by
effectively communicating safety expectations to riders and other staff and monitors rider conduct on the trolley.
- Positions all switches and directs the position of the switches including the security of those positions. Handles all trolley controls
including controllers, brakes, lights, bells, and switches.

Skills we are looking for:
- Experience operating a trolley safely
- Being able to detect warning signs and possible issues with Trolley and track
- Knowledge of how to work with rail switches and signals
- Experience providing safety messaging to public and following established safety protocols of an organization
- Interpersonal and customer service skills
- Upkeep of appearance of trolley to properly represent the park
- Maintaining a set schedule for trolley runs in accordance with programming needs

This is a permanent position working from March - November each year!

Come join our Trolley Crew!

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67 Kirk Street
Lowell, MA 01852

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Lowell, MA 01852