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Regional Assistant Controller

Based at the Xanterra Parks and Resorts Flagstaff Regional Accounting Office. The Grand Canyon Railway seeks a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our accounting team. The Regional Assistant Controller oversees the accounting operations in the Flagstaff, Williams, and Tusayan locations and is responsible for the financial activities of the Grand Canyon Railway, The Grand Hotel, Tusayan Trading Post and the Regional office's portion of the financial activities of the Grand Canyon and The Oasis.

Requires: BA degree in accounting or finance; 5 years' accounting experience, preferably in hospitality accounting management, and a valid Arizona driver's license.

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Paid Vacation, Sick Time, Competitive Wage, Growth Opportunities and Much More!

Parks & Resorts® Grand Canyon Railway (GCR) "We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, Female/Minority/ Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities.

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1893: The Grand Canyon is first established as a forest preserve by presidential proclamation. 1901: On Sept. 17, the first passengers arrive at the Grand Canyon South Rim aboard the train from Williams, Ariz. 1908: A presidential proclamation establishes the Grand Canyon as a national monument. On March 10, the historic Fray Marcos Hotel and Williams Depot were built and designed for use by the Santa Fe Railway. Designed by architect Francis W. Wilson of Santa Barbara, Calif., the historic hotel was built with 22 guestrooms and 10 employee quarters on the second floor. Both structures opened for service. The Williams downtown district, including the historic hotel and depot, is on the National Register of Historic Places. 1919: Grand Canyon National Park is established by an act of Congress on Feb. 26. 1920s: A good road into Grand Canyon National Park is built, making travel to the rim easier than ever before. 1925: The Santa Fe Railway completes a two-story addition to the Fray Marcos Hotel of 21 rooms. 1940s: Diesel locomotives begin traveling the Grand Canyon line. 1953: Last steam train travels the route to the Grand Canyon. The more economical diesel locomotives replace the classic steam locomotives. 1954: 1954 Retired by the Santa Fe in 1954, the Fray Marcos Hotel remained closed to the public although the depot continued to service the East-West mainline and Williams-Grand Canyon train traffic. 1968: In July, three passengers travel the last regularly scheduled train service to the Grand Canyon. 1969: Grand Canyon Depot closes nearly a year following the discontinuation of passenger service (May). 1975: United States Congress passes an act to expand the Grand Canyon National Park. 1984: On Dec. 30, Williams' downtown business district achieves listing on the National Register of Historic Places. 1988: Santa Fe maintenance crews and the field engineer abandon the Williams train station facility for good. 1989: On Jan. 10, current railway owners Max and Thelma Biegert announced redevelopment of the railway route to the Grand Canyon and the rehabilitation of the historic Fray Marcos Hotel and Williams Depot. On Sept. 17, the Williams Depot re-opens under Grand Canyon Railway's ownership. 1989 - 1990: Reconditioning of two vintage 1906 and 1910 steam locomotives take place; each locomotive requires 8,000 to 10,000 hours to rebuild. 1990: The Grand Canyon Depot re-opens to welcome Grand Canyon Railway's trains in July. 1993: Grand Canyon Railway carries more than 105,000 passengers per year, which reduces automobile traffic to the South Rim by approximately 40,000 cars. 1995: The modern-day Grand Canyon Railway Hotel (built to resemble the historic Fray Marcos Hotel) opens its doors. The Railway begins daily passenger service and re-introduces vintage diesel locomotives to the Grand Canyon line. 1996: Steam locomotive No. 4960 makes its first run on the Grand Canyon line after being fully restored. The restoration required more than $1.5 million and 80,000 man-hours. 1998: On Oct. 1, Reginald and Pat Barker become the millionth passengers to ride Grand Canyon Railway. 1999: Grand Canyon Railway placed on the National Register of Historic Places. Max & Thelma's Restaurant opens to the public on March 4. On Aug. 2, Amtrak service adds a stop at Williams Junction. 2000: Grand Canyon Railway completes a 107-room addition to the Hotel in February. Also added at this time are the pool and hot tub. 2001: Grand Canyon Railway begins running a special Polar Express train to the "North Pole" during the holidays. 2002: The Grand Canyon Depot restoration project is complete. 2004: In March, the third addition to the Grand Canyon Railway Hotel is complete. The addition adds 92 standard rooms and 10 luxury suites. On July 21, Catherine Harris becomes the two-millionth passenger to ride Grand Canyon Railway. Steam locomotive No. 29 rides the Grand Canyon Railway line after an extensive restoration involving $1 million and 26,000 man-hours. Grand Canyon Railway carries more than 225,000 passengers per year, which reduces automobile traffic to the South Rim by 10 percent. 2006: Grand Canyon Railway introduces new train schedules and a new class of service - Budd Coach Class. You're At: Home > Train > History Sitemap | Company & Contact | E-mail Offers | Downloads | Travel Partners | Jobs | Terms & Conditions | 1-800-THE-TRAIN