|Title:||***LONGLEAT - Railway Team Member|
Longleat is an innovative and pioneering organisation with a distinctive heritage. Our guests receive a unique, immersive and authentic experience when they visit as we strive to protect and preserve our natural and built heritage. The Longleat Railway is the 2nd most intensely operated 15inch Gauge Passenger Railway in Europe and we are looking for a Railway Team Member to join us to support in operating the Railway safely at all times and to ensure we are constantly delivering a fantastic experience to our guests.
ABOUT THE ROLE
This role is responsible for delivering Locomotive Driver, Signalman & Guard Duties in the daily operation of the Longleat Railway. Other responsibilities include assisting with Maintenance of Locomotives, coaches and track in line with the Company, manufacturer and Health & Safety Standards both mechanically and electrically to insure safe and efficient operation of the Longleat Railway.
A full job description can be forwarded on request, please email email@example.com.
Part of the job will be driving locomotives so experience in this area would be preferred although full training will be given. A high degree of attention to detail as well as exceptional concentration abilities is required level due to the safety critical nature of the role, as well reacting quickly and appropriately under pressure ensuring you maintain professionalism at all times.
A working knowledge of hand and power tools would be beneficial as well as ensuring that all work is completed to the highest standards at all times. Working at a busy visitor attraction, you should have excellent customer service skills when interacting with our guests to ensure every guests experience exceeds their expectations.
A full driving license is also essential given the nature of the role. Please note this post is subject to meeting the ORR Standards for Train Drivers and Signalman.
HOURS OF WORK
This role is available on a permanent basis, working an annualised hours contract equating to 40 hours per week 5 our of 7 days including weekends and bank holidays due to the nature of our business.
As part of the Longleat team, we offer unique benefits such as complimentary Longleat and Cheddar Gorge & Caves Day Tickets, attractive discounts on annual passes, special nightly rates on group hotels, discounted hotel Spa treatments, life assurance cover, and 29 days paid holiday (pro rata).
OUR VALUES AND BEHAVIOURS
We expect all of our team to embrace our company values, and display ‘Longleat behaviours’.
At Longleat, we focus on our People and our Guests, to listen actively, to work as a team, to empower others and to show empathy. Our values are:
We Engage and Inspire – We focus on engaging and inspiring our guests, delivering unique and lifelong memories
We Put People First – We seek to serve others and put their interests first. We treat them with respect, we value their opinions and collaborate to be better together
We Continuously Improve – We embrace change and pursue excellence in everything we do
We Act with Integrity – We work in a principled, open and conscientious manner
We Take Safety Seriously – Never compromising on a safe and secure environment
When we recruit we place equal emphasis on technical ability and personal attributes to match our brand values.