22 Sep 2020News

Is the role of Train Driver part of your future career aspirations?


The last year and a half has been an exciting time for Iarnród Éireann Irish Rail as they welcomed a number of new Trainee Drivers into our organisation. They wish to continue this growth by providing you with an opportunity to be a part of our future recruitment plans.

As a Train Driver your duty will be to deliver safe, customer-focused journeys, with scope to continue on to future roles in supervisory and management positions.

Candidates must be willing to work various shift patterns, including weekend work, between 39-48 hours a week. We match the responsibility of this safety-critical role with a salary scale that can reach a maximum of €60k per annum. Successful candidates will develop full operational knowledge prior to qualification as part of the Train Driver Training programme.

Iarnród Éireann Irish Rail are an organisation that greatly values our team and its members, and work hard to ensure that each one is proud to be a part of our future.

Iarnród Éireann Irish Rail seeking applications for the following locations:

  • Dublin

  • Cork

  • Limerick

  • Galway

  • Athlone

  • Ballina

  • Sligo

  • Waterford

Minimum applicant requirements include:

Applicants must meet European Train Driver Licensing requirements with a minimum of 9 years full time education and must be over the age of 20

Successful candidates must demonstrate the following attributes:

  • Excellent Communication Skills

  • Calm in an Emergency

  • Follow Rules and Procedures

  • Conscientious

  • Customer Focus

  • Achievement Orientation

There will be a number of multiple-hurdle phases in the selection process. This will include initial online application and assessments, assessment centres, competency-based interview, rigorous medical and safety reference checking.

If you are interested in this campaign, please submit your application through 'Apply Now' below using the access code IR2020T2K

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Applicant numbers will be restricted so please ensure you register your interest early in order to avoid disappointment.