Sydney Trains Reviews

Updated 2 Aug 2020

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3.9
84%
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  • "Shift work and the early starts(in 6 reviews)

  • "Personally I think Sydney trains beats London Underground hands down (but biased though)(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Excellent company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Duty Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Sydney Trains full-time

    Pros

    You know your job role and assistance is available

    Cons

    If your looking for a job look towards Sydney Trains or your doing yourself a disservice

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  2. "Great benefits and some good projects"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Design Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Sydney Trains full-time

    Pros

    Great Benefits. Great work/life balance. People are friendly and relaxed. Good projects.

    Cons

    Bureaucracy and politics. Things move slowly (as with most government jobs)


  3. "Great culture."

    5.0
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Sydney

    I have been working at Sydney Trains full-time

    Pros

    Good opportunity flexible working and supportive.

    Cons

    Some barriers due to old ways of working.

  4. "Excellent working conditions"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Sydney Trains full-time

    Pros

    Flexible working arrangements and excellent conditions

    Cons

    Secretive on TSSM pay scales

  5. "A good stable job"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cleaning Attendant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Sydney Trains full-time

    Pros

    The conditions are great and the pay is reasonable for a cleaner.

    Cons

    Sometimes the work can be a bit boring.

  6. "Interesting"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - PMO Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Sydney Trains full-time

    Pros

    Interesting place to work - plenty of opportunities due to constant change

    Cons

    Constantly changing and very bureaucratic

  7. Helpful (2)

    "CSA"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - CSA in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Sydney Trains part-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Opportunities are varied and money is good

    Cons

    Nothing that i can say

  8. "Good work life balence"

    4.0
    Site Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Sydney Trains

    Pros

    flexible work hours. Lots of support

    Cons

    Work is often on weekends

  9. "The most interesting public sector agency you could work for"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Consultant in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Sydney Trains full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Fast paced; excellent salaries (tracking above private sector for similar roles); progressive; quite vibrant; modern offices.

    Cons

    Politics, but apart from that not too many negatives.

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  10. "Interview train driver"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Train Driver 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Sydney Trains full-time

    Pros

    Great environment to work in

    Cons

    Shift work and the early starts

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