Careers at Metro

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Take a look at some of the careers available at Metro – there are opportunities for both rail and non-rail workers at Metro. Visit our  job search page to sign-up for job alerts that  match your skills and interests. 

Passenger Experience

Metro’s Passenger Experience team are responsible for ensuring passengers can travel on the Metropolitan rail network in a safe and timely manner. With almost 2000 staff employed across 221 stations, five depots and an InfoCentral hub, our team are committed to providing a dynamic and customer-focused experience. 

Our team provides frontline support to our passengers including: 

  • Ticketing and travel enquiries  
  • Serving customers at booking offices and across station platforms 
  • Providing passenger assistance to those who require extra support to reach their destination 

Passenger Experience
Delivering exceptional passenger experience, putting our passengers at the heart of everything we do.


Safety Operations
Partnering with Victoria Police to provide a safer railway for everyone.

Metro Tunnel Careers

The Metro Tunnel will bring more trains more often. It will create capacity on the railway network to enable more than half a million additional passengers per week across Melbourne’s train network.

Metro will advertise for roles in Passenger Experience in early 2023. Create a candidate profile in our system to be advised when these roles are advertised.  

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Exceptional passenger service experiences

The Passenger Experience Team are committed to a diverse, inclusive, and respectful workplace, reflective of the communities we serve. Metro value the contributions of all our employees regardless of gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, age or ability.

Metro support wellbeing through health and safety, peer support, female leadership development, gender diversity, social inclusion and mentoring and much more.

Varied working patterns in different roles allow individuals to apply for roles that best fit their work / life balance requirements, with flexibility where it is reasonably possible to accommodate without compromising service to our passengers.

Passenger Experience Roles at Metro

Leading Station Assistant
  • Barrier support, general customer service duties, active platform management
  • Assist with passenger enquiries when travelling across the railway network to support passengers arriving to their destination in a safe and timely manner
  • Keep passengers informed by providing accurate and timely announcements
  • Support passenger general enquiries such as ticketing, train departure locations and times of travel
Station Officers
  • Customer service provision, ticketing support, active platform management, control desk operation, safe working and compliance activity.
  • Provide ticket office services to passengers
  • Maintain an awareness of staff, contractor and visitor movements throughout the station whilst ensuring station security measures are adhered to
  • Contribute to the management of all planned occupations and prepare relevant communications i.e. ensuring posters are displayed correctly, announcements are made before and during occupations
  • Report all station faults and cleaning issues in a timely and accurate manner
  • Operate and monitor station systems provided at the control desk
  • Perform and assist in control room duties to monitor the safety and security of passengers and station property
  • Ensure that cleanliness of the station premises and surrounds is maintained
  • Perform safe working duties (requires a qualification)
Authorised Officers
  • Provide ticketing and conditions of carriage education and manage compliance.
  • Provide a passenger focused approach to the travelling public across the transport network
  • Patrol the public transport network and report, where appropriate, breaches of the Public Transport Acts and regulations including fare evasion, vandalism and anti-social behaviour
  • Provide a visual uniformed presence on various transport premises including at ticketing barriers to enhance service delivery and security
Station Masters
  • Station people leadership and environment management.
  • Ensure the safety of staff and passengers at station at all times
  • Oversee the operational running of the station
  • Coach, mentor and provide development opportunities for staff
  • Managed passenger enquiries and complaints as required
  • Ensure safety reports, hazards and risks are investigated and actioned as required
Other Passenger experience roles at Metro
  • Standards and Experience
    • Presentation standards of the customer experience Metro provides
  • Passenger Relations
    • Respond to correspondence and calls from our customers
  • Info Central
    • Information provision from the hub at Flinders Street Station

Meet Authorised Officer Hiwot Dagne

Hiwot Dange is an Authorised Officer at North Melbourne Station, born in a small town called Dire Dawa, located in the Eastern part of Ethiopia. Hiwot celebrates many wonderful traditions including Christmas Day – Genna, Easter – Fasika, Epiphany – Timket and Ethiopian New Year – Enkutatash.

When asked what cultural diversity means to her, Hiwot said “it is being able to learn and respect people whatever their cultural difference, religion, traditions or background, which is important all year round”.

There are many ways you can support and champion diversity in the workplace.

Hiwot said, “You can help create awareness by getting involved in activities within your local community, supporting and championing minority groups, starting up conversation around cultural values amongst your team members and most importantly honouring, appreciating and acknowledging diversity”

How to apply

Please note that throughout the recruitment process it is your responsibility to ensure Metro are provided with complete information in relation to your application and personal circumstances/scenario.