Qualified Mainline Train Drivers, Scotland

Job reference: SYS-4655

Location Scotland
Business Area / Department Head Office ~ Operations
Type of Role Full time
Salary & Benefits £48,360 per annum
Closing Date 30/06/2019
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Qualified Mainline Train Drivers, Scotland

Job reference: SYS-4655


There’s never been a more exciting time to join the railway. We’re going through the biggest upgrade to our network since the Victorian Times, while running over 2,300 services every single day. As the 5th largest company in Scotland and nearly 5,000 employees, with us you can develop a career. We are looking for people who are focused on our customers. We want people that are looking for more than a just a job; we want people who are committed to giving Scotland the very best railway it has ever had.

We are seeking fully qualified mainline train drivers. This is an exciting chance to embark on a new and career with great prospects and benefits. Our drivers play a key role in the safe and smooth running of our service and are committed to providing excellent service to all passengers.

We would require our applicants to have experience of driving on Network Rail infrastructure.  We would also require all applicants to give their consent to the disclosure of safety performance information from current employers.

The post covers a 35 hour week. The basic reference salary is £48,360 per annum.  

Selection process: Short-listed candidates will be invited to a Manager Interview. The final stage for successful candidates will be to attend a medical examination and drugs/alcohol screening. An individual training needs analysis will determine what training is required. Appointees will be asked to submit at least two satisfactory references, Disclosure Scotland clearance and complete a six month probation period.

In addition to a competitive salary ScotRail offer a wealth of benefits including final pension salary and free and reduced travel on ScotRail Trains for you, your partner and dependent children.  

We receive a high volume of applications for this role. Please note, if you have not received a communication from the ScotRail Recruitment Team within the next 8 week period we will be unable to progress your application further on this occasion. Only successful candidates at application stage will be contacted.

ScotRail is a strong promotor of diversity in rail and particularly welcomes applicants from members of minority groups.