Vacancy posted: Thursday, 19 Jul 2012
Edinburgh Trams Tram Driver Edinburgh £20,000 rising to £24,000
Working in partnership with Lothian Buses plc as the designated operator for the tramway in Edinburgh, the project is at a pivotal point as it moves toward operation. Testing and commissioning is now underway, and as a result we are looking to recruit a team that will work on this phase of the project through to operational service and beyond.
We are working toward delivering a top quality service for the people and visitors of Edinburgh, making ‘Trams in Edinburgh’ into a customer focused service that is fit for purpose and delivers. Our vision is to make Edinburgh Trams efficient and operationally effective. As an employer we will be engaging, enabling and empowering. Delivering ‘Excellence for Edinburgh’ is our mantra.
We are looking for people with the right set of skills and abilities to work as Tram Drivers and work within a team and with key stakeholders to ensure trams are operational for Edinburgh against the current work plan. The successful candidate will have the ability and desire to work safely, be flexible and deliver customer service excellence. They will also have well developed concentration and communication skills.
About the role
During testing and commissioning the successful candidates will be required to be flexible around what hours they work, however it is anticipated that this will be 5 days a week on either a standard work day, early or late shift. You will be working in and around the depot or between the depot at Gogar and Edinburgh Airport driving trams during this phase of the project. There is a small team already in place but you will be required to contribute where needed and be flexible about the scope of the role going forward as Edinburgh Trams develop into operation.
Salary and benefits
·Starting salary of £20,000 rising to £24,000 based on competency reviews at month 12 and 24
· We offer a Group Personal Pension Scheme; employer contributions are dependent on service
How to apply
Please click on link below for online application
Stage 1 ability testing is planned for w/c 13th August. You will need to ensure you are available to attend that week if shortlisted. Successful candidates will be notified via email by Friday, 3rd August. Please note, due to volume of applications it is our policy to provide feedback to candidates who have been shortlisted for and attend an interview.
Closing Date: 01-Aug-2013