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 a number of vacancies within the Catering Department.

Your duties will be the provision of a high standard catering service at Tenterden Town Station and/or on-board our trains. You will be part of a small team of staff, both paid & volunteer, with duties to include: table & counter service; silver service; operation of the on-board refreshment trolley; cash handling; restocking and cleaning. You will need to use your skills to maximise sales, minimise waste and deliver great customer service.

Ideally you will have previous experience of working in a customer focussed environment. Previous catering experience would be an advantage, although full training is available.

Excellent communication skills and the ability to work quickly & accurately are essential requirements.

These posts offer flexible working hours in line with the seasonal nature of the K&ESR and 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.
Weekend & Bank Holiday working form a normal part of K&ESR operations.

Application forms are available below. For an informal chat or to find out more, contact Mrs Jo Brice or Meg Gooch on 01580 765155.

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Catering 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          Telephone: 01580 765155