West Somerset Railway

Current Vacancies


Advertised Vacancies

Permanent Way Plant Operative

Closing Date: 22nd Feb 2018

We are seeking two suitably qualified and enthusiastic individuals to join our Permanent Way Track team within the Infrastructure Engineering Department of a premier heritage steam railway. Reporting to the Track Chargeman, you will assist with track patrols, maintenance and repairs, operating plant and Road-Rail vehicles.

You should have experience of operating a variety of plant and possess good communication skills to work within a team. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the maintenance and preservation of our Railway.   Training will be provided for maintaining competency required for the role, with opportunity to learn new skills.

There are two full-time (40 hours per week) permanent post available for (Grade 3) Plant Operative - £18,000 to £22,800 pa - depending on experience.  We also offer benefits including a non-contributory pension scheme. 

For further details contact [email protected] or call 01643 700390 for an application form and information pack. If you would like to informally discuss the role, please contact Andrew Young, Head of Infrastructure Engineering on 07872 839109, during normal office hours.

Completed applications should be returned under confidential cover to HR Department, WSR, The Railway Station, Minehead, Somerset TA24 5BG, by not later than Thursday 22 February 2018.

Interviews will be held Wednesday 28 February 2018.

Anna Forster

The West Somerset Railway
The Railway Station
Minehead
TA24 5BG

Email: [email protected]

Phone enquiries : 01643 700390

CAFE SUPERVISOR PERMANENT POSITION 35 HOURS PER WEEK

Closing Date: 19th Feb 2018

The Turntable Cafe at Minehead Railway Station is seeking to employ a Cafe Supervisor.

We are seeking an enthusiastic individual, with an energetic ‘can-do’ attitude to lead our café team. Previous experience in a catering environment essential, Level 2 food hygiene preferred. The ideal candidate will have excellent customer service skills, be self-motivated, flexible and reliable.

Responsibilities include stock ordering and control, all aspects of food hygiene and control, creating and reviewing menu choices offered to customers, cooking and serving customers orders, managing a small team ensuring smooth running of the café where customer focus is paramount. Some light lifting will be involved. The willingness to work weekends is essential as this position will involve working at these times.

We offer an annual salary, paid monthly, statutory annual holiday, pension and company benefits.

To obtain an application form and job description, please contact the HR on 01643 700390 or email [email protected]

The closing date for applications is Monday 19th February 2018.

Anna Forster

The West Somerset Railway
The Railway Station
Minehead
TA24 5BG

Email: [email protected]

Phone enquiries : 01643 700390

Volunteer Administrative Staff Vacancies (Full or Part time)

A number of volunteers are required at Minehead to undertake a variety of interesting and varied administrative duties. These include providing assistance to Directors and Managers within the Company.
Some of the positions are for part-time staff and job holders may work days and hours which suit their availability.

The positions will suit those with clerical experience in a busy environment. Applicants should be familiar with the use of PC's and spreadsheets.

If you, or anybody that you know, are interested, please submit brief details to [email protected] and somebody will contact you.