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Job vacancies at Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway

The RAILWAY relies on volunteers to help run this World famous tourist attraction.

Voluntary roles include staffing 'Gladys' the Bar Car, Gardening, Fire-Lighting and a host of other roles across all departments.
For more information about Volunteering please see our Voluteering page.

Paid vacancies for full time and part time roles will be posted here for all departments including Catering, Retail, Operations, Signal and Telecoms, Permanent Way and more.

CURRENT VACANCIES

Relief Duty Controller

This is an exciting opportunity to join the team at the Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway as a relief Duty Controller, covering our current controller on days off and when on leave, with a view to one day becoming the railways full time controller. Your duties whilst being the duty controller, will be to managing the operation of the daily train service, ensuring the running of a safe and punctual railway. You will have a responsibility to safety, dealing with customer complaints, working to produce effective rosters for both paid and volunteer staff. You will also be required to become a competent signaller and Diesel driver on the railway. As we are a seven days a week railway, you need to be comfortable working varied hours and shifts including weekends and Bank holidays. This role will be a customer facing role which no matter what you are doing within the operations department will always be required to deliver excellent customer service. If you think you have the qualities to fulfil this role please email Ian.Botting@rhdr.org forwarding a current CV and application letter the closing date for applications will be 21st January 2022.

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Operations Staff

This is an exciting opportunity to join the team at the Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway, working within our Operations Department. We are seeking permanent full time or part time staff who are enthusiastic people that will enhance the railways Operations Department. Your day to day duties may include Station Duties, Train Dispatch Duties, Signal Box Duties, Fire lighting duties, with potential progression to diesel and steam locomotive driving. Winter duties include helping with track maintenance. As we are a seven days a week railway, you need to be comfortable working varied hours and shifts including weekends and Bank holidays. This role will be a customer facing role. No matter what you are doing within the operations department you will always be required to deliver excellent customer service. If you think you have the qualities to fulfil this role please email Ian.Botting@rhdr.org forwarding a current CV and application letter the closing date for applications will be Friday 21st January 2022.

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Infrastructure Maintenance Assistant

Working under the Permanent Way Manager Out in all weathers, you’ll play a highly practical role in keeping the RHDR moving. Across a wide range of manual maintenance tasks, the efficiency and safety of the railway is in your hands. About the role: You’ll be on the frontline, working to deliver a variety of manual maintenance tasks, you’ll keep our assets in working order. Which means you’ll pay a key role in keeping our customers safe, and making journeys smooth and more enjoyable. This is a hands-on role, working outdoors in all weathers. Carrying out general maintenance, your range of duties will include everything from shovelling ballast, inspecting assets to relaying new track. You’ll check all kinds of things, to ensure they are in great working order – from plant and equipment, tools and materials. In everything you do, you’ll work safely and efficiently. If you’ve got what it takes, we’ll provide all the training, protective clothing and support you need to succeed. Desirable Criteria 1. Own transport. 2. Willing and able to drive vehicles, Telehandlers and 360 diggers when suitably qualified 3. Willing and able to work shifts, including days and weekends 4. A team player 5. Conscientious, reliable and hard working 6. Keen to develop new skills 7. Good communication skills, both in person and in writing 8. Willing to drive diesel locomotives and operate signal boxes when suitably qualified Please send a CV to paul.trotter@rhdr.org by 06/12/2021

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