The Commission for Railway Regulation (CRR) is the independent regulatory body with responsibility for the oversight of railway safety in the Republic of Ireland and reports to the Minister for Transport.
The CRR is committed to advancing railway safety, fostering the maintenance and further development of high-performing and sustainable railway systems, and ensuring fair access to the Irish conventional railway network through regulation, monitoring, encouragement, and promotion.
The use of rail as a means of public transport is growing with close to 100 million passenger journeys in 2019. This demand along with Ireland’s National Development Plan is driving significant investment in rail/tramway infrastructure and rolling stock projects over the coming years. The CRR are entering an active and interesting time where the demands on our safety and regulatory roles will increase and they need committed, energetic, and competent people to respond to these demands.
Benefits with CRR
Full time, permanent position (on completion of satisfactory probation period)
27 days annual leave per year increasing to 30 days after 5 years
Flexible working including remote working
A generous individual annual training budget for personal development in your role
A comprehensive occupational health and wellbeing plan including health screenings and an Employee Assistance Programme
Free car parking
Laptop and work mobile phone provided
You will be eligible for the Single Public Service Pension Scheme (exceptions apply)
The Culture at CRR
Protection | we regulate those who ensure the safety of those who use or work on Ireland’s rail system.
Career development | As a learning organisation, all staff are given the opportunity to develop knowledge and skills.
Knowledge sharing | The CRR believes in open communication and share information regularly through various channels.
Compliance | They ensure that all those operating in Ireland’s rail system meet their safety and regulatory responsibilities.
Teamwork | The CRR recognise that by working together, they maximise their effectiveness.
Work environment | The CRR provides a work environment that supports personal well-being.
Featured Job with CRR
We are looking for an ambitious Inspector who will be a part of CRR’s Approvals/Authorisation for Placing in Service and Conformity Assessment of Safety Management Systems Department (APIS + SMS CA).
This position involves the oversight of safety for all railway organisations operating in the state. This includes the national heavy rail network (Iarnród Éireann), the Dublin light rail network (LUAS), elements of Bord Na Móna’s industrial railway, and numerous heritage railways. The successful candidate(s) will be part of a small but highly motivated team within the CRR.
· Highly collaborative – seeks to work through and places a high value in the team.
· Open – ability to communicate & share information freely including promoting continuous improvement (all staff have a voice to shape and deliver CRR’s future).
· Agility – adaptable, flexible, and strong ‘can do attitude’.
· Accountable – commitment to team & company matched by strong personal accountability.
· Proven capability – track record of delivery (been there and done it)
· Innovative– willing to try new approaches, hunger to develop & learn.
· Pragmatic – ability to deal with things realistically and open to alternative approaches.
Where your professional development is encouraged & facilitated.