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Trainee Depot Driver's



19th June 2019

Be part of something rewarding, by joining Greater Anglia you’ll be helping our customers get from A to B. With a staff of over 2,500, we operate a busy commuter service from London Liverpool Street to destinations across the east of England.

Trainee Depot Drivers - Ilford, Southend, Colchester, Clacton and Norwich

Our Train Service Delivery department is integral to the smooth running of our trains and we currently have opportunities for enthusiastic and highly motivated individuals to join the team as trainee depot drivers.

Role and Accountability:

Based at one of our five depots, you will cover a wide variety of duties including the preparation, marshalling and disposing of vehicles at your depot, coupling and uncoupling and re-marshalling trains, depot driving, shunting and reporting any irregularities, faults and movement problems.

You will work an average of 35 hours per week, and shifts are over a 24-hour period. The role will involve early starts, late finishes, weekend and bank holiday working.

Experience, Knowledge & Qualifications Required:

Able to work well on your own, you will be an excellent communicator, comfortable dealing with both customers and colleagues alike. An organised individual with excellent concentration and attention to detail, you will have the willingness to accept the high level of responsibility associated with this role and the ability to work effectively.

We believe if you have the right behaviors and attributes we can do the rest, as we will provide the training in order for you to be an effective part of our community working as a Depot Driver.

Please note that you will not be permitted to take annual leave in the first six months of training.  You must also live within 45 minutes of one of our Depot.

*Please note vacancies can close earlier due to high influx of candidate applications*

To succeed in this role, we are looking for people who can bring our four behaviours to life in your everyday work:

  • Genuine … be welcoming, customer-centric and respectful
  • Professional… be solution-oriented, accountable and delivering to promises
  • Proactive … be progressive, innovative and decisive
  • Inclusive … be connected in your thinking, empathetic and promote diversity

Greater Anglia can offer you a great work/ life balance alongside a generous salary. If learning, developing and growing your career is as important as great benefits such as free travel, pension, family discounts, childcare vouchers and cycle to work scheme, then apply now, and see what we can do for you!

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 31/12/2019


£24,448 - £29,195 (Depending on Location)


This job is located in Norwich, Norfolk

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About Greater Anglia

Greater Anglia is part of a wider transport group, Abellio Transport Holdings, who also operate the ScotRail franchise and Merseyrail concession, plus bus services in London and Surrey. We are owned by ‘NS’ in the Netherlands who operate the rail services, st...

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