Job Vacancies

Locomotive Works Apprentice

We have a vacancy for a Locomotive Works Apprentice in the locomotive department. The post holder will undertake a course study in mechanical engineering and will carry out supervised work and training in the Locomotive Works on the repair and maintenance of steam locomotives.

A level of competence in the operation of hand and machine tools and electric and gas welding is preferred.

Educational standard must be Grade 4 or above in Maths, English and Science.

This is initially a two-year funded placement. The Locomotive Works operates 7 days a week and some weekend working may be required.

Please contact Lisa Boyle on 01825 724884 or email: lisa.boyle@bluebell-railway.com for further information.

Closing date 18 June 2021

Catering Assistants and Kitchen Porters

We are currently recruiting for catering assistants and kitchen porters to work as part of the front of house team assisting at all the various catering outlets, or in our busy kitchen at Sheffield Park Station.

Weekend working essential, hours are flexible to suit.

Applicants should be self-motivated, enthusiastic and a strong team player.

Applicants must have their own transport.

Contact simon.barker@bluebell-railway.com  for details.

 

Bluebell Railway is currently recruiting for the following volunteer roles:

Chairperson

This non-executive position as head of the operating company will be responsible for leading and directing one of the premier preserved railways in the UK through the next phase in its development as a major visitor attraction and modern business operation.

Evidence of proven leadership achievement, ideally in a volunteer-led organisation, and background in successful business management at senior level are essential. An interest in steam trains and their heritage and the how railways operate would be beneficial.

This is a volunteer post that carries no remuneration or specific hours of duty. However, the successful applicant will require sufficient time and flexibility to effectively undertake this role and have the appropriate technical competences to meet the professional requirements of the post.

For a full job description and candidate specification, email Personnel & Administration Manager Lisa Boyle lisa.boyle@bluebell-railway.com

Closing date: 7 May 2021

Locomotive Director

The successful applicant will be responsible for planning and co-ordinating the strategy for the restoration, overhaul, and maintenance of all forms of motive power (steam and diesel) and will have professional and technical responsibility for the company’s locomotive fleet.

The locomotive director is expected to attend board meetings and contribute to the company’s business decision-making.

For a full job description and candidate specification, email Personnel & Administration Manager Lisa Boyle lisa.boyle@bluebell-railway.com

Closing date: 7 May 2021

Medical Officer

The successful applicant will be responsible for the medicals required for the railway’s safety critical staff, and must be fully registered with the GMC and a current licence to practice, holding membership of a medical indemnity organisation.

Experience and health qualifications in Occupational Medicine would be beneficial and the appreciation of the medical factors which could affect fitness to preform safety critical work on an operational railway.

Hours are flexible and payments and expenses (TBA) will be offered.

Please contact Lisa Boyle on 01825 724884 or email lisa.boyle@bluebell-railway.com for further information.[