Careers with Translink


Translink, operating as Ulsterbus, Metro, Northern Ireland Railways and NITHCo, provide bus and rail services across Northern Ireland. 

We operate 1410 buses alongside 47 trains, providing the Northern Ireland public with comprehensive Public Transport services. In addition, we own a wide range of infrastructure assets including 400+ bridges, 360 signals, 170 railway level crossings as well as halts, stations, park & rides sites and integrated transport hubs.

It is an ever-changing environment and key projects are continually evolving as we transform the face of public transport in Northern Ireland. This extensive network requires modern and varied engineering facilities which are located throughout the province.

Graduate Opportunities

Graduate management programme – Applications are now closed

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Operational Graduate Management programme

Engineering Graduate Management programme

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Translink Careers

Salary & Benefits

Our Benefits Package

We can provide an excellent reward and benefits package, including;

  • Annual salary £29,280
  • 26 days’ annual leave plus 9 days’ public holidays
  • The option to join an excellent NILGOSC pension scheme as well as concessionary bus and rail travel throughout Northern Ireland
  • An employee benefits scheme, provided by an external provider that offers a range of discounts on shopping, holidays, restaurants, gym membership as well as reductions on attractions nationwide.
Development Opportunities include:
  • Having a mentor/buddy to guide and support your personal development
  • Experience opportunities in a range of Infrastructure and Project departments
  • Training including Health & Safety, Company systems and job specific courses
  • Diversity, Inclusion and Wellbeing initiatives; Wellbeing strategy and an Equality, Diversity and Inclusion strategy comprising themed monthly initiatives and events
  • Access to your Translink information and all the latest news and updates through our employee Spirit App
  • Policies to support an inclusive culture e.g. Family friendly policies
  • Complimentary access to Inspire who offer all employees counselling services, financial advice and legal advice
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Clubs & Societies (e.g. Translink Choir, Metro Golf Society, Translink Hiking Club)
  • Staff Networks including a Female Network and an LGBT+ Network
  • Volunteering & Charity Initiatives
  • Joint bus & rail employee-based charity scheme; employees contribute to the charity scheme through donations, which are tax free and deducted from gross pay

Why Work With Us?

Our employees are our number one asset which is why Translink always aims to recruit, retain and motivate the best. 

More on Why Work With Us?

Career Development
Translink understands the importance and value of investing in their employees development and are ready to help you successfully grow with the company.
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Employee Wellbeing
We encourage our employees to look after their own wellbeing so we run a range of Employee Wellbeing initiatives which you can participate in such as the Hiking Club, charity fundraisers, topical webinars and e-learning modules, and our Wellbeing Ambassadors can provide you with support on issues such as menopause.
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Staff Benefits
As an employee you’ll benefit from top of the range training along with a competitive salary, competitive annual leave and a friendly working environment.
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Pension Scheme
Our pension scheme is the Northern Ireland Local Government Officers' Superannuation Committee (NILGOSC).
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Employee Support
You will have access to a trained in-house counsellor and an Employee Assistance Programme which includes a 24/7 free confidential telephone service and access to an online Hub for a range of self-help information
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Investing in the Future
Translink is committed to taking responsibility for our own activities on customers, suppliers, employees, stakeholders and communities. 
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Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
Translink is an Equal Opportunities Employer, committed to creating a workplace that has an inclusive culture to ensure we attract, retain and develop a diverse range of talented individuals. More on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
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Our Values

The Translink SPIRIT values are guiding principles that are part of our culture to enable us to lead, inspire and succeed in delivering our services.

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