The Kirklees Light Railway (KLR) is a popular family visitor attraction based in Clayton West (near Huddersfield, Wakefield and Barnsley) and welcomes approximately 60,000 visitors per year.

The KLR is seeking happy, outgoing, enthusiastic, motivated and hardworking team members for the position of Visitor Services Assistant. The successful candidates will be the friendly face of the railway and will be confident all-rounders who enjoy working days that are never the same!

Working closely with the General Manager, Catering Manager, Events & Marketing Manager and Events Coordinator, the successful candidates will be expected to work in the following visitor service areas: 

  • Children’s birthday party host
  • Café assistant
  • Ticket Office/shop assistant
  • Event staff (think Christmas grottos and Easter Egg hunts!)
  • Miniature railway operator
  • Bouncy castle supervisor

Successful candidates must be eager and willing to work in ALL of the above visitor service areas as business needs dictate.  Full training will be provided for all areas.

Successful candidates will be expected to take front of house roles, demonstrating high levels of knowledge and exceptional customer service.

For full job description, please CLICK HERE.

Due to the nature of the role, applicants should be over 16 years of age.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please send your CV and covering letter to


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