Employment Opportunities

Please submit an application for employment along with as much detail about your past work experience as possible. Submissions will be reviewed immediately.  Applications can be delivered to the Museum’s business office, or emailed to [email protected].
The Railway Village Museum recognizes that relevant education and life experience are equally valuable for this role and encourages applications from those with diverse backgrounds.  The Railway Village Museum is an equal opportunity organization and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, or disability.

Available Positions:


The Buildings & Grounds Assistant is a member of the Museum’s Buildings & Grounds Team. The crew is responsible for the construction, maintenance, and repair of all structures on the Museum’s campus as well as the upkeep of the landscape and grounds  Click here for complete job description.

Please submit an application for employment along with as much detail about your past work experience as possible. Submissions will be reviewed immediately.  Applications can be delivered to the Museum’s business office, mailed to P.O. Box 123, Boothbay, ME 04537 or emailed to [email protected].


-Have a general knowledge of the Museum’s history, collection, and become very familiar with Museum’s rolling stock, locomotives and other railroad items

-Learn about Maine’s two-footers or narrow gauge tradition and talk to visitors about Maine’s railroading history

-Understand basic safety around the railroad and help guests stay safe too

-Work closely with and assist Engineer as requested

-Assist guests boarding the train cars

-Help guests with directions and where things are located at the Museum

-Help with cleaning passenger cars and other light chores associated with railroad operations

-Dress in conductor style (white shirt, black pants & vest) and wear a conductor hat (provided by the Museum)

-Successful completion of training to being considered as a brakeman or conductor.

-Hours 10am-4pm