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Sunday 18 March

JOB VACANCIES

THE ISLE OF WIGHT STEAM RAILWAY is a successful and expanding heritage railway, operating steam trains on some 200 days per year. We are a major tourist attraction with well over 110,000 visitors each year and we are committed to an excellent visitor experience.

Vacancies for any full-time or part-time posts available at The Isle of Wight Steam Railway will normally be advertised on this page.

We currently have both Volunteer and Non-volunteer vacancies available at the Railway:-


NON-VOLUNTEER VACANCIES

Engineering Manager

The award winning Isle of Wight Steam Railway is looking to recruit an Engineering Manager. Reporting directly to the General Manager, the role is to effectively manage the Railway’s engineering functions and assets by leading, directing and motivating teams responsible for locomotives; rolling stock; estates and infrastructure in a safe, timely and cost effective manner. 

Managerial experience in an engineering environment and ability to plan, project manage, monitor and control budgets is essential. An effective and positive approach to leading, managing and motivating both paid staff and volunteers is required.

We are seeking an effective communicator who is able to build positive relationships at all levels, you will need to be self-motivated, willing to take a hands on approach when the need arises and be flexible in your approach to working hours and environment. 

Experience of working with heritage railways and an understanding of the safety regulations that govern the operation of railways would be an advantage. Training can be given if necessary. 

Closing date for applications is 31 January 2018. 

Contact Di Hollander, Assistant to the General Manager: dih@iwsteamrailway.co.uk or 01983 882204 for an information pack. 
Send your CV, a statement of your suitability to the role, to: Peter Vail, General Manager, The Isle of Wight Railway Co. Ltd., The Railway Station, Havenstreet, Isle of Wight. PO33 4DS. Or email your application to peter.vail@iwsteamrailway.co.uk

Volunteering Opportunities

We currently require individuals to work in all departments throughout the Railway.  Take a look at our Volunteer pages.  Whether you are looking for an interesting and rewarding volunteer role or to acquire training and a skill set for your CV, we have something for you.

You can download a Volunteer leaflet below or contact our Volunteer Coordinator by e-mail at volunteer@iwsteamrailway.co.uk   Or you can telephone on 01983 882204.

To see what's available go to the Volunteer pages - click HERE for further information

  • Station Maintenance
  • Gardening
  • Fund-raising
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Operating trains
  • Catering
  • Administration
  • Carriage & Wagon
  • Special Events
  • Train Story Guide
  • Customer Service / Booking Clerk


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