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We're one of the largest employers in Northern Ireland

Why Work With Us?

We employ around 4200 people across various locations throughout Northern Ireland, making us one of the largest employers in Northern Ireland. Translink has excellent opportunities for those seeking a career in Operations, Engineering, Infrastructure, Clerical or Management.

Career Development

Translink offer excellent career development opportunities which you can apply for on a temporary or permanent basis. Training and development is also available, including developing personal development plans.

Worklife Balance

  • Flexi-time (for head office clerical staff)

  • Job-share and part-time working

  • Career breaks

  • Maternity, paternity, adoption, parental/shared parental leave & time off for dependants leave

  • Childcare voucher scheme for employees

Annual Leave

We offer competitive annual leave, the number of days is dependent on your job.

Pension Scheme

  • Our pension scheme is the Northern Ireland Local Government Officers' Superannuation Committee (NILGOSC) scheme which is a CARE (career average re-adjusted earnings) scheme. As an employee, your contribution rate depends on how much you are paid but will be between 5.5% and 10.5% of your pensionable pay. The employer's contribution rate currently ranges from 18% to 22%.

  • You can check the NILGOSC website for up-to-date contribution rates. You may also be able transfer your service contributions from your previous employer to the NILGOSC scheme.

  • We offer an in-service death benefit of 3 times salary

  • We also offer a widow's pension benefit

A Shared Value

Our values are shared by all employees and key to our success and continued growth. If you work with us, we will expect you to;

  • Maintain the highest levels of safety 

    • Every week, we are responsible for transporting the equivalent of Northern Ireland's population around our public transport network.

  • Deliver the very best in customer care

    • It doesn't matter whether you work in a role that is public facing or not. You should be customer driven and always strive to exceed the needs of your internal/external customers.

  • Work hard and always seek new ways to make improvements

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

  • Help us to be a good neighbour

    • Our services enrich the economy, the environment and the life of communities in a sustainable fashion.

Investors in People

Our Human Resources Department is proud to be recognised as an Investor in People (IiP).

Our staff are our most valuable asset, and we provide excellent learning and development opportunities in order to provide our staff with the opportunity to stretch themselves, to do more, new and exciting things.

The Investors in People framework will help us build the capacity of our organisation, through our people, to achieve our goals. We are the standard for people management. Our standard defines what it takes to lead, support and manage people for sustained success.

Equal Opportunities

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome job applications from all sections of the community.   For any recruitment queries or if you have a disability or English isn't your first language, please contact our recruitment team on 02890 354 456 during office hours (9am to 5pm, Monday to Thursday 9am - 2pm Friday), except bank and public holidays). Alternatively, you can send an email to

Reasonable Adjustments

Please contact us on 028 9035 4456 if you require any reasonable adjustments for any part of the recruitment and selection process.

Guaranteed Interview Scheme

We welcome applications from people with disabilities and operate a Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you have a disability, and you apply and meet the essential criteria for one of our positions, we will consider your application under this scheme.

Your application will be considered like all others, by measuring it against the essential criteria as set out in the employee specification.

Please note, selection methods, such as computer-based skills tests, paper based aptitude tests, situational judgement tests, driving assessments and assessment centres, are deemed to be part of the essential criteria. This means that all applicants are required to sit and pass these tests or assessments. More on our Management Programme

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We have excellent opportunities for those seeking a career in Operations, Engineering, Infrastructure, Clerical or Management. External Vacancies / Internal Vacancies

Our Recruitment Process

We use a range of processes to select the most appropriate candidate for a job. More on Our Recruitment Process

Graduate Management Programme

Our 2 year (Operations) and 3 year (Engineering) training programmes will see you undertake placements throughout the business to provide you with the all-round skills you need to be a future Business or Engineering Manager in Translink. More on Our Programme


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

Work Placements

We're keen to support those who need help getting on the employment ladder. More on Working With Us