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.

Other benefits of working with us:

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

Our Vacancies:

  • Ticketing Services Assistants
  • Tram Drivers

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

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 last date of application for the next round of Tram Driver recruitment is 18th July. Assessment Centres are planned for 13th (evening), 14th (afternoon) and 15th (morning) August with a potential start date on 17th September.

The last date of application for the next round of Ticketing Services Assistant recruitment is 19th August. Assessment Centres are planned for 25th (morning), 28th (evening) and 30th (morning) August with potential start dates on 1st or 8th October.

Role Profiles:

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 recruitment team, call 0131 338 5760. 

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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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