The Kent & East Sussex Railway is one of the South East’s top tourist attractions and one of England’s leading heritage railways. As a volunteer led organisation supplemented by paid staff, we now have vacancies within the Commercial Department.
We have opportunities for full-day; half-day, within-school and after-school shifts, so whether you're looking for full, part-time, or just a few hours whilst the children are at school, we can usually accommodate you!
You will be part of a small team of friendly staff, both paid & volunteer, working in our Retail and/or Catering outlets. Duties ill include: maintaining excellent standards of presentation; table & counter service; operation of on-train sales outlets; use of EPOS systems; cash handling; restocking and cleaning. You will need to use your skills to maximise sales, minimise waste whilst delivering great customer service.
Ideally you will have previous experience of working in a customer focussed environment and previous catering or retail experience would be a distinct advantage, although training is available.
Excellent communication skills, positive can-do approach, friendly personality, and the ability to work quickly & accurately are all essential requirements.
The posts are zero hours casual contracts and offer working hours in line with the seasonal nature of the K&ESR. The posts are paid at an hourly rate commensurate with experience.
If you are interested in facing new challenges and have the skills to further strengthen our team, then we want to hear from you.
Application forms are available below. For an informal chat or to find out more, contact Michelle Kenward on 01580 765155.
Catering and Retail services are provided by Colonel Stephens’ Railway Enterprises Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Kent & East Sussex Railway Co. Ltd., the registered charity (No 262481) that owns and operates the Kent & East Sussex Railway
Tenterden Town Station, Station Road, Tenterden, Kent TN30 6HE
www.kesr.org.uk Telephone: 01580 765155