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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

Vacancy for GENERAL FITTER


A vacancy has arisen in the Carriage and Wagon Section for General Fitter.
This position is primarily based at Havenstreet on the Isle of Wight Steam Railway.

The Carriage & Wagon Section undertakes the conservation, restoration and ongoing maintenance of a wide range of historic rolling stock. A wide range of skills is required, including carpentry, joinery, painting, metalwork fabrication, machining, and even upholstery work.

We are looking to take on personable, enthusiastic and dedicated individual(s) with a flexible approach to work who can offer some or all of these skills, consideration may be given to job sharing where appropriate.

The successful candidate(s) will work alongside our existing workforce, made up of both volunteer and paid staff. The work involved is regarded as Safety Critical and successful candidate(s) will be required to be physically fit and pass a medical examination. 

The work is wide and varied and will sometimes involve working in restricted places and at height; indoors and outdoors and in all kinds of weather, PPE will be provided.

A forklift truck driving qualification would be desirable but not essential.

If you think this might be of interest to you and would like further information or just an informal chat, please contact:

Bob Huxtable, Engineering Manager on 01983 885938 
or email BobH@iwsteamrailway.co.uk 

Closing date for applications is 8 August 2016

The Isle of Wight Railway Co. Ltd, The Railway Station, Havenstreet, Isle of Wight. PO33 4DS

The Isle of Wight Steam Railway is an equal opportunities employer 


CATERING ASSISTANTS REQUIRED

We have seasonal vacancies in our catering department to assist with cooking, food, hygiene and customer service.  Working alongside our permanent staff and volunteers, the role will be ideally suited to: 

> team players possessing an ability to learn quickly
> individuals who can work efficiently under pressure 
> people with a genuine desire and ability to deliver excellent customer service
> those with an open mind towards flexibility including hours / days of work
> those with own transport

Please apply in writing, with your full CV and a brief statement of your suitability to the role, to: Nick Boycott – Retail and Catering Manager 

The Isle of Wight Railway Co Ltd
The Railway Station, Havenstreet
Isle of Wight PO33 4DS


THE ISLE OF WIGHT STEAM RAILWAY is an award winning heritage railway and a major tourist attraction committed to an excellent visitor experience. We are an equal opportunities employer 

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

Volunteering Opportunities

  • 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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