A good general education is useful. A satisfactory standard of English is important, together with the ability to handle money with confidence.
It is useful to have experience of cash handling and customer service and of working in a field where health and safety is paramount.
Candidates selected from the initial applications complete some online assessments and if successful, then attend an assessment centre. The next stage is an interview.
If successful at the interview, you have to pass a medical examination which would include testing for alcohol and drugs.
You must be generally fit and healthy, with good eyesight and hearing.
You will require a satisfactory criminal record check from Disclosure Scotland to show that you are suitable for this type of work. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details on the type you would need.
You must be at least 18 years of age.
ScotRail, which operates 2,300 train services per day across Scotland, is the main employer. But there are also national rail companies operating in Scotland such as Virgin Trains, Cross Country and TransPennine.
People 1st is the Sector Skills Council for the hospitality, passenger transport, travel and tourism industries.
Careers That Move is in association with People 1st and the UKSP. It is the careers website for passenger transport and travel.
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