Would you like to drive trains?

Ever dreamt of driving trains for a living? Why not turn your dream into reality and join the team at Lappa Valley Steam Railway.

We are looking to appoint a Train Driver & Leisure Assistant to join our team. You must be great with people and have a passion for delivering amazing customer service. If this sounds like you take a look at the job description and apply, details below. We look forward to hearing from you!

Job Description
The post holder will work as a member of the Lappa Valley Leisure and Maintenance Team to deliver an exceptional experience to all customers. The main duties will involve driving the miniature trains, assisting visitors and some on-site maintenance tasks as required.

The role requires the post holder to:

  • Drive the miniature trains at the leisure park
  • Helping visitor in and out of canoes
  • Ensure park and leisure facilities are tidy and well maintained
  • Provide exceptional customer service at all times
  • Be well presented and friendly at all times
  • Work well as a member of the team with the ability to work on own initiative as required
  • Have a positive can do attitude
  • Complete any other duties as required by the Maintenance Manager.

Interpersonal skills
To give and receive information effectively, to maintain a great attitude to customers and work well as a member of the team. This is an active job.

This job description summarises the main duties and accountabilities of the post and is not comprehensive. The post holder may be required to undertake other duties of similar level and responsibility.

Additional Information Relating to the Post
Full training will be given.
Candidates must be aged over 18 for insurance purposes.
You will be reporting to our Maintenance Manager.

Benefits of working with us

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Free immediate family admission
  • Free lunch
  • Flexible scheduling
  • On park retail discounts
  • Exclusive employee events
  • Reward and recognition programme


Job Type: The role is part-time, 4 days a week with at least one weekend day. This is currently a seasonal role with the possibility of a permanent position for the right candidate

How to apply
If you would like to apply please send your CV and covering letter detailing why you think you would be suitable to jobs@lappavalley.co.uk

This job is available for an immediate start.