Rail Operator 2 - Wimbledon
FirstGroup plc
 Wimbledon, ND

Main Purpose

South Western Railway are looking for professional, customer-focused individuals to join our team.

The purpose of the role is to provide a safe environment whilst delivering excellent customer service at all times seeking opportunities to enhance the customers experience at the station. To ensure that customers are extended a welcome to the station, providing pro-active assistance and information to customers on and off trains and throughout the station.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Ensure your personal safety and that of others, including that of visitors and contractors, at all times.
  • Comply with the Rules as defined in Network Rail Group Standard, South Western Railway Employee Handbook, other regulations and Instructions, Group Standards and Legislation, undertaking periodic re-examination of competency.
  • Provide a safe, courteous and helpful service at all times.
  • Provide a safe, clean and well presented customer environment, ensuring that the tasks detailed in the cleaning schedules are maintained.
  • Undertake emergency procedures and implement evacuation procedures when required.
  • Carry out duties as directed by Duty Station Manager and/or Station Supervisor.
  • Ensure the safe and punctual dispatch of trains and ensure that performance records are maintained. Identify and report to your Duty Station Manager incidents of delays to services.
  • Wear uniform (including name badge) and safety clothing as supplied, ensuring that your standard of appearance complies with the company standard and is high at all times.
  • Maintain security of the station premises during your booked time of attendance.
  • Act impartially in accordance with RSP/TSA requirements when serving customers.
  • Carry out Winter Precautions as per Local Instructions.
  • Additional tasks as specified by the local manager and Station Supervisor.

Shift Pattern

Working 20 hours per week.

Monday - Friday 15:30-19:30

Minimum Requirements

This role requires a high level of customer service. Uniform and personal grooming must be of a high standard. The ability to provide a pro-active, polite and friendly service even when working under pressure in times of service disruption is essential.

  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Resilience
  • Strong customer focus

Applicants who require a visa, must have at least 6 months remaining at the time of their appointment.

Please Note: For new entrants to South Western Railway, training for this position will be up to 4 weeks on a full time basis, without exception. Please ensure you are able to commit to this before applying.