Careers

Delivering ‘Excellence for Edinburgh’ is our mantra.

Edinburgh Trams is the award winning operator of the city’s tramway with a vision to be an integral part of the future success of Edinburgh and the Lothians by providing world-class, environmentally-friendly and socially-inclusive transport.

The addition of new services, industry-leading levels of customer service and a range of dynamic initiatives have all contributed to Edinburgh’s tramway becoming one of the UK’s most successful transport systems.

Our values are to be Trusted, Innovative, Passionate and Smart. We believe that if we are true to our values our company can look forward to even greater success and, as importantly, each of us will feel ever more proud, satisfied and happy in our work.

We have underlined our support for the UK’s  military community by signing the Armed Forces Covenant. We have attained the Bronze Award in the Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) which is a statement of our intent to support defence personnel and recognises our commitment and support for defence personnel.

We recognise the value that serving Regulars, Reservists, Veterans and their families contribute to society. Therefore, we have pledged to employ former military personnel and their spouses and partners wherever possible.

Other benefits of working with us:

Competitive salary
Free Ridacard (plus an additional 65% discounted Ridacard)
33 days annual leave
Pension scheme

 

Our Vacancies:

If you'd like to apply, simply email a supporting statement and CV to careers@edinburghtrams.com and we'll be in touch. We recommend checking out our 'fact sheets' before applying for our most popular vacancies.

Please note: due to the health and safety implications of working in or around a tramway - including the depot - you must be at least 18 years old to apply for any vacancy and you must live within a 45 minute drive of the depot.

The application process for the next round of Ticketing Services Assistants recruitment will end on Sunday 28 April. Assessment Centres will be held on Saturday 11 May (morming), Monday 13 May (morning) and Thursday 16 May (evening). Start dates will be either Monday 17 June or Monday 15 July.

The application process for the next round of Tram Driver recruitment will end on Friday 3 May. Online testing will take place week commencing 13 May. Assessment Centres will be held on Monday 3 June (morning), Tuesday 4 June (afternoon) and Thursday 6 June (evening). Start date will be 15 July.

Fact Sheets

Our fact sheets for our most popular vacancies should answer most of the question you should have about the roles. If you'd like to talk to one of the careers team, call 0131 338 5760. 

Meet the team

The team at Edinburgh Trams is growing. We’re a diverse group of individuals from a variety of backgrounds.

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Frequently asked questions

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