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Job Vacancies: Paid Employment | Volunteer Positions | Volunteer opportunities

 
Paid Employment:
We currently have the following vacancies:

Safety Systems Project Manager
Based at our Sheffield Park offices the successful applicant will be responsible for developing and implementing a range of safety & assurance systems and processes enabling the organisation to progress towards RM3 compliance.

This post does not necessarily require a background in safety management (although this would be an advantage) but an aptitude to grasp, understand and interpret what is required to put in place a framework that guides and supports the railway's management team in moving towards strong SMS compliance is essential.

Currently the railway's senior safety team know what has to be done and the successful applicant will work with them and have the ability to deliver their objectives over a three year period.

Core to success is the PM's ability to identify and adopt suitable on line user friendly systems that can be used by volunteer and staff alike in their daily roles therefore a strong IT systems awareness is essential.

It is anticipated the successful applicant will manage their time to work a 40 hour week with some weekend working required.

Salary and conditions to be discussed at the interview stage.

This is a three year fixed term contract which would provide and ideal opportunity for a graduate or trainee systems engineer/manager with good inter-personal skills and a strong and determined approach, eager to develop their skills and experience working in an challenging heritage railway environment.

If you are interested in this opportunity please contact the Personnel Manager on 01825 724884 or by e-mail.


H&S Compliance Officer
Based at our Sheffield Park offices the successful applicant will be responsible for working with the management team to ensure core health and safety elements of the railway's Safety Management System are in place, are current and are achieving high levels of compliance throughout the organisation.

This post does not necessarily require a background in safety management (although this would be an advantage) but an aptitude to grasp, understand and interpret health & safety legislation is essential in order to advise and guide the management team.

Essentially this position is about making sure compliance is being achieved for both the record keeping and delivery aspects of legislation. For example; are the Risk Assessments up to date, valid and being complied with in the field?

Good inter-personal skills are an essential quality with a strong and determined approach to achieving robust and compliant core safety requirements.

It is anticipated the successful applicant will manage their time to work a 24 hour week over a seven day period in order to be present at appropriate times that coincide with managers and their team's availability.

Salary and conditions to be discussed at the interview stage.

If you are interested in this opportunity please contact the Personnel Manager on 01825 724884 or by e-mail.

Bluebell Railway is an equal opportunity employer.

Bluebell Railway PLC, Sheffield Park Station, East Sussex, TN22 3QL

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Job Vacancies: Paid Employment | Volunteer Positions | Volunteer opportunities

Volunteer Positions:

Applications are invited for the post of
BUILDINGS MANAGER

The successful applicant will be responsible for the inspection, repair and maintenance of the company's buildings. Building management, architectural, design, surveying, construction or similar qualifications/experience are necessary to effectively undertake this role.

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.

If you believe you have the right qualifications and experience for this job please send your CV to Lisa Boyle.

Applications must be received by 30 April 2018.

Volunteer to support our Social Media activity

As the Bluebell Railway gears up for its 60th Anniversary celebrations over the next 3 years, starting with the commemoration of the closure of the British Railway operations in March 2018, it is looking for a volunteer to support the Commercial department in its Social Media activity around the planned events. The successful applicant will work closely with the Commercial team and the Delivery Group for the Diamond Jubilee to ensure all PR opportunities are exploited on Facebook, Twitter and other social media channels.

The applicant must demonstrate excellent communication skills, a flair for creative copy-writing and a proven track record of using a range of social media channels.

If you believe you have the right attributes for this post and can commit the time required to ensure all channels are updated on the latest news relevant to the event, please email your CV and contact details to Lisa Boyle or telephone 01825 724884 to find out more about this exciting opportunity.

Bluebell Railway is an equal opportunity employer.

Bluebell Railway PLC, Sheffield Park Station, East Sussex, TN22 3QL

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Job Vacancies: Paid Employment | Volunteer Positions | Volunteer opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities:

With trains running on three-quarters of the days of the year, recruitment of new volunteers in all departments is an ongoing project, and there are details here of how you could help us as a volunteer.

Education volunteers

The education department of the Bluebell Railway is expanding and needs you!
As an Education Volunteer you might...
  • Be part of our exciting new exhibition as an explainer (opening Summer 2018).
  • Conduct fun science experiments.
  • Assist on family event days.
  • Guide school parties around our exhibits.
  • Facilitate outdoor education.
  • Escort school parties on the steam trains.
  • Get creative.
  • Dress up and role play in our 'WW2 evacuation' experience.
  • Gain experience and build an attractive C.V.
We are looking for people with an interest in Heritage Learning. If you like working with people of all ages, are a good communicator, want to learn new skills and share some of your own, then this could be the volunteering opportunity for you.

Contact Ruth by e-mail, or call 01825 720800 to register your interest and find out more.

The Commercial Department is looking for volunteer help

We are seeking a volunteer Sales and Information office assistant, to work in either our East Grinstead or Sheffield Park office, to assist visitors and sell and book our products at the Bluebell Railway, including our dining trains and travel services. Previous customer service experience is desirable and you must be computer literate. Previous applicants need not apply.
Contact Caroline Collins for further information on 01825 720800 or Internal phone 611.

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