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Work for the fastest growing destination attraction in Colorado? Yes please! If you love people, beautiful scenery, and the occasional train ride, then working for the Royal Gorge Route Railroad may be for you. Check out the top 10 reasons why our employees love working here:


1. The Scenery 

Of course this had to be number one! The Royal Gorge has arguably the most beautiful scenery in all of Colorado, and if you have ever been to this beautiful state, then you know that is saying a lot. 


2. We Take Care of Our Team

The Royal Gorge Route Railroad is a family owned and operated business, so we treat our employees like family. If you love being of service and have a great attitude, you’ll fit right in. We work hard and operate in a nimble fashion, so team members who bring their best to the table are elevated to new opportunities as we grow and thrive. The Royal Gorge Route offers staff competitive wages, perks and benefits, like health insurance, an 8% 401K match, paid time off, employee discounts and more. 


3. Our Culture 

We are an energetic, positive, hardworking team committed to doing the right thing and having fun. We share a contagious spirit of service that is evident in how we treat our guests and our fellow staff members every day. Together, we solve problems, develop solutions, and celebrate each other’s successes. 


4. Career Variety 

Are you a cook? An engineer? A bartender? Just like talking to people? Well, we have places for you! We welcome all career paths and experience levels.

Are you passionate about great food and hungry to learn the hospitality business? Great! We cook from scratch and work hard to deliver an incredible culinary experience to every single guest. 

Are you an experienced, certified train engineer or conductor with a passion for guest safety and comfort? We have a place for you. Mechanical aptitude is a must! 

There’s nothing like a gorgeous cocktail or show-stopping glass of wine with friends and family aboard the Royal Gorge Route. If you’re a mixology master with a heart for service, this could be the perfect fit. 

There is always a need for educating guests about our journeys and experiences, so if you just like to make people feel at home, we think you’d be great here. 

That’s not all! Head on over to our career page to see all opportunities: 


5. Oktoberfest & Santa Express

Is there anything more magical than the Holiday season? At Royal Gorge, the holidays are a big deal! We attract families from all over the country to experience the magic. It’s a pretty rewarding feeling to see the looks on all their faces when Santa comes to town. 


6. Work Is Meaningful 

We provide family and friends with memories and experiences that last a lifetime. If you like taking care of people, working here will be incredibly rewarding. 


7. Training

No matter your experience level, we will provide you with the training and resources you need to be successful in your new role with us. 


8. Positive Values & Shared Vision 

At the Royal Gorge Route Railroad, we share positivity and values. Our overall vision keeps us driven to provide the best hospitality we can. We work as a team to reach our goals and are always encouraging each other.


9. We Love Creativity 

If you have an idea or suggestion, we are all ears! There is no doubt that when we elevate the experience for guests, we rise as a team. We have an open and honest atmosphere and encourage creativity every day. 


10. Get to Experience the Royal Gorge Route Railroad

Of course we offer access to the whole experience for employees who do great work and have a great attitude. Wonder what the benefits are? Find out by applying now! We can’t wait to see what your next adventure holds here at the Royal Gorge Route Railroad. 


There you have it friends! If any of these sound like you or someone you know, click the link below. . . we are always looking for the best of the best. Your adventure awaits here at the Royal Gorge Route.