Regional Driver

  • Rewarding opportunity for a dedicated Regional Driver
  • Permanent Full Time Opportunity based in Canberra
  • Salary $1,666.65 p/week plus 9.5% superannuation, industry allowance and annual leave loading

The Opportunity

We have exciting opportunity for a Regional Driver to be a part of our Customer Service Delivery Directorate within NSW TrainLink. Reporting to the Shift Manager, this position play a key role in operating regional trains safely and efficiently to destinations according to timetable and provide a transportation service to NSW Trains customers.

We are looking for a highly motivated Regional Driver who has proven extensive experience as locomotive or electric train drivers on main lines and have the ability to detect and rectify train faults.

Please note this is a 24/7 shift work position including weekends and will be fixed at Canberra Station.

With new train fleets coming in the years ahead it’s an exciting time to join us!

About Us

NSW TrainLink is proud to connect people and communities throughout NSW. We provide intercity, regional and interstate rail and coach services for customers travelling between Sydney and the Hunter, Central Coast, Blue Mountains, Southern Highlands, Illawarra and South Coast regions, as well as regional services around NSW and to Brisbane, Canberra and Melbourne.

Each year our customers take more than 35 million journeys with our safe, reliable and comfortable trains with on board facilities. As an organisation, we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture across the Transport cluster creating a culture that plans for and encourages diversity and provides benefits to our staff and customers.


NSW TrainLink offers its employees challenging and rewarding work with opportunities for career progression, learning and development and work-life balance. Other benefits include:

  • Free travel on Government trains, buses and ferries
  • Flexible work practices

For more information on Employee Benefits at Transport please click here.

Join NSW TrainLink for the opportunity to shape the future and make a genuine difference for the people and communities of NSW by providing a world class rail system.

Our Commitment to Diversity

TfNSW are committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture across the Transport cluster, planning for and promoting diversity. We welcome and encourage applications from diverse community groups and ages including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTI, people with disabilities, women and other diversity groups. 

How to apply

Please submit a resume and address to online application questions.

Click on Apply button below. For more information on NSW TrainLink or to view the position description, please click on the links provided.

For any enquiries, please contact Dyana Rifai and quote 5002.

Applications close: 11:59pm, Sunday 26 July 2018.

For permanent positions in the NSW Public Sector, you need to be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. For most Temporary jobs, you need a visa that gives you permission to work in Australia. To be considered for these roles you must be 18 years of age. Applicants will need to complete merit based selection activities and will be subject to satisfactory medical, drug & alcohol and criminal record checks as part of the selection process. Please note that an eligibility list may be created for this position, and position(s) of the same classification that subsequently become vacant may be filled using this eligibility list (where the vacancy is within 60 minutes travelling time). Great people come from all walks of life and at NSW TrainLink we are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and flexible workforce which reflects the community and the customers we serve.