Holiday Junction Trainmaster

Cincinnati Museum Center - Part Time

Job #17980


Position Overview:
Holiday Junction Trainmasters operate the various model train layouts located within the train galleries.
Trainmasters also interpret the different layouts to visitors by communicating knowledge of the history and features of each layout.

Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Operate and maintain model train controls to ensure train display is running smoothly.
  • Trouble shoot any mechanical or technical problems that may arise.
  • Assist in maintenance and care of model train layouts.
  • Engage with visitors by answering questions and highlighting areas of special interest.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Basic electrical skills, mechanical knowledge and model building skills desired but not required.
  • Must be able to multi task, prioritize creative problem solving.
  • Must have good interpersonal skills and be willing to work with a diverse group of people.
  • Should be self-motivated and be able to work without close supervision.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to differentiate between different gauges and scales among the layouts and be able to communicate this knowledge to our visitors in an informative and engaging way.
  • Customer service skills and having worked with children or school groups a plus.
Qualifications and Experience:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Prior knowledge of train sets.