BTPA advertises for five new members

BTPA advertises for five new members
circa £15k, 30 days p.a. for four years

The Secretary of State for Transport is seeking to appoint up to five members who can enhance the work of the Authority through their skills, knowledge and experience.

Four members with knowledge of rail industry interests

You will have had experience at a senior level in the rail industry and understand the contribution the British Transport Police makes to the safety and security of an expanding rail system including passenger or consumer rights.

The Secretary is also seeking one member with knowledge of rail passenger interests in England.

All successful candidates will need to demonstrate highly developed team-working and interpersonal skills, integrity and sound judgement. A solid commitment to an equal opportunities and diversity agenda is paramount. Experience of engaging effectively with the commercial world is essential.

Applications for this position closed at 5pm on Friday 26 April.

Interviews to be held the week commencing Monday 20 May 2013.

Documents to download

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Contact information

Laverne Bryant (Miss)
British Transport Police Authority
Tel: 020 7388 2643
Email: [email protected]

The British Transport Police Authority values equality and diversity in employment and a socially inclusive transport system. We particularly welcome applications from disabled, women and minority ethnic groups.

About the BTPA

BTPA is an independent body of that oversees the British Transport Police. It is composed of 15 members who represent the rail operators and passengers. It maintains the force’s budget, allocates resources and makes senior appointments to the force. For more information, visit

British Transport Police is the specialist, national police service for Britain’s railways. It deals with major and minor crime, disorder and incidents, and covers the rail system in England, Wales and Scotland. Its police officers, Police Community Support Officers, Special Constables and support staff are recruited and trained like those of local forces and have the same powers.