SouthEastern Jobs - Train Drivers, Conductors And Station Staff

Vacancies and career information with Southeastern trains on this page. The franchise is also known as London and South Eastern Railway (LSER). This link for more Kent job vacancies and local employers. The aim of this page is to provide some is to provide a general recruitment guide, highlight current vacancies and provide added value by sharing our user feedback of this employer and their recruitment process. Southeastern have been recognised as Investor in People Champions and are working towards becoming Clear Assured.


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About The Company

Southeastern runs train services in Kent, South London and parts of East Sussex to a total of 179 stations including; Blackfriars, Cannon Street, Charing Cross, London Victoria, London Bridge, St Pancras and Waterloo East. Passengers make 160 million journeys each year on the network of 530 miles of track. It's fleet of 385 trains include the UK's first high speed service.Southeastern is owned by Govia, a joint venture between Go-Ahead Group (65 per cent) and Keolis (35 per cent).

Southeastern Jobs

The company has around 3,725 people working for them in a wide range of roles. They recruit on a rolling basis so it's always worth taking a look at their recruitment portal, if there are no vacancies you are welcome to submit your details if you have relevant skills and/or qualifications. Current vacancies are usually published on the careers page and prospective candidates can request further details including an information pack. Visit the SouthEastern website at: http://www.southeasternrailway.co.uk/ for more information.

Most vacancies are train/railway related and include:

  • Conductors - a 13 weeks training course is provided
  • Customer Service Staff - A range of roles working directly with the public
  • Railway Enforcement Officers - This important job attracts a salary up to £23k per annum
  • Service Engineers - As you'd expect, experience in electrical mechanics is needed
  • Train Drivers - 12 months training provided

Govia Jobs

Govia is the UK's busiest rail operator, as well as the Southeastern franchise they also run the Southern, London Midland services giving the group the equivalent of 270 million passenger journeys each year. The group has over ten thousand employees in total, almost all of them working directly for one of the three franchises.

Locations & Contact

The Southeastern Recruitment Centre is now based in Tonbridge:

  • Southeastern Recruitment Team, 3 Priory Road, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 2AF
  • careers@southeasternrailway.co.uk

Southeastern Jobs Feedback & Disclaimer

We make every effort to assure that the information we maintain concerning Southeastern and Govia is up to date, however if you spot any error or omission please let us know and we'll undertake any alterations. If you have worked for this organisation or have some experience of their recruitment process we'd welcome your comments; simply email content@yourcounty.co.uk with your thoughts.

Your Comments

"Dear Yourcounty, thanks for the regular updates. Just wanted to point out that by Tonbridge standards Southeastern staff don't receive great rates of pay, there's little relationship between the cost of a season ticket and the salary of a conductor or other customer service staff. PB"