Employment & Contract Vacancies

Ribble Steam Railway and Museum

Front of House Assistant -Temporary Position

August 2021 – 28 February 2022

£16,016 pa 28 hrs per week

Over four days per week (including weekends and bank holidays in season)

Ribble Steam Railway and Museum are looking for a Front of House Assistant to work alongside a small team of professional staff and volunteers. Together you will deliver an enjoyable museum and attraction visit experience and build our online presence. This is a varied role and you will get a good understanding of what it is like to run a museum and working heritage attraction, welcoming visitors on our open days and getting involved in digital communications. We are looking for someone who enjoys working with others and is committed to helping others flourish, appreciating, respecting and valuing the contributions of all. The Front of House Assistant is a temporary 6 month position and offers a great opportunity to get some sound industrial heritage work experience in a fascinating working environment. Further information is outlined here Front-of-House-Assistant-Job-Specification-20-07-21-3

Location:                           Preston Docklands

Contract:                           August 2021 – 28 February 2022

Application Deadline:   Tuesday 3 August 2021 noon.

Interviews:                       Mid. August 2021

 Application Process:   To be considered for this role, please include in your submission:

  1. A covering letter to say why you would like to be considered for this role. Telling us about your abilities, skills and experience in relation to the role duties and responsibilities outlined Front-of-House-Assistant-Job-Specification-20-07-21-3
  2. An Up-to-date CV
  3. Your Application FormRSR Job Application Form V1.0 01.19 -1.3 (see download)
  4. Your GDPR Consent Form – RSR GDPR Consent Form for Job Applicants 01.19(see download)

Please email 1- 4 to Linda Crawley, Front of House Manager linda.crawley@ribblesteam.co.uk by Tuesday 3 August 2021. For an informal chat about the role please contact Mike Rigg, Ribble Steam Railway Director mike.rigg@ribblesteam.co.uk   tel.: 07904 952505.

Ribble Rail Limited

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Volunteering Opportunities


If you would like to get more involved with our railway, please check out our volunteering page .

Volunteering is a great way to build new skills and experience. A chance to share your existing talents, or to try something new in a supporting environment (training is given). It is an opportunity to give back to your community and to meet new friends and colleagues.

We currently have volunteering positions in our Workshop, Front of House and Museum. We have all kinds of special projects happening, in the heart of Preston’s Dockland.

Historical Locomotives – Train as a Driver, Cleaner, Fireman or Guard