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.
Permanent Way Track Worker
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 track maintenance tasks, you’ll keep our assets in working order. Which means you’ll play 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.
• Willing and able to drive vehicles, Telehandlers and 360 diggers when suitably qualified
• Willing and able to work shifts, including days and weekends
• A team player
• Conscientious, reliable and hard working
• Keen to develop new skills
• Good communication skills, both in person and in writing
• Willing to drive diesel locomotives and operate signal boxes when suitably qualified
Mix of weekends and weekdays.
For all job vacancies please send both a Covering letter and a CV.
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If you are interested in joining us or have any queries, please complete the enquiry form below or download an application form.