Am I sending up a red flag or something?
Your age might be the source of your stress. Amtrak use a computer program to scan resumes. You have to de-age your resume. No dates, limited the numbers of job listed. Amtrak will hire us older people. There computer will not.
Try using a resume service, have them generation a de-age resume. Shows your experience, but does not show them your 82* years old. Cover letter need to fit the job your applying for.
A lot of OBS jobs are internal posting, so you have no chance. Keep your application limited to one set of position.
Best of luck, any type of job application in most business is very stressful and quite annoying. They say there all these job openings, into you apply for them. Then radio silence.
No I don’t work for Amtrak. They never respond to my application. Ok maybe they did call once, but no voicemail or follow up. At my age I can still get the railroad retirement in (10 years). But they don’t respond to my application.
Heck one of the jobs I applied for is doing a hiring event with cash bonus this month. Yeah I apply several years back, but really now.