Keolis Downer Careers

Here at Keolis Downer we are committed to providing a fun, safe and enjoyable workplace for all our staff.

What makes working with us so special is our culture, one that embraces our core values and shared commitment to the development of high performing natural leaders within our organisations. We are proud to recruit, train and retain only the most talented professionals throughout our operations, who share our customer and safety-focused approach.

As a culturally diverse business, our people work across a variety of roles including safety and quality, customer service, operations, infrastructure, finance, marketing and communications, human resources, and administration. Our staff are at the core of what we do, and by cultivating the right environment and values, we have an engaged workforce with a sense of team spirit throughout the Company.


Yarra Trams

Melbourne’s tram network is the largest in the world and arguably the most iconic feature of a city known for its culture, food and wine, events and multiculturalism.

Since taking over the running of the network on 30 November 2009, we have improved safety, delivered record passenger satisfaction, and maintained punctuality during a period of unprecedented growth across Melbourne.

Our guiding principle is to ‘think like a passenger’. We focus on delivering safe, reliable, clean, and easy-to-use services. And we are committed to increasing the environmental, social, and economic contribution that Melbourne’s tram network makes to the city.

We work with the Victorian Government, Public Transport Victoria and other transport agencies and operators to provide a fully integrated transport service for the people of Melbourne.

Is your next career opportunity with Yarra Trams? Find out more.

New South Wales

Newcastle Transport

There’s never been a more exciting time to join Keolis Downer Hunter as we improve public transport in Newcastle.

As the proud operator of Newcastle Transport, we deliver a multimodal public transport solution for Newcastle and Lake Macquarie, integrating buses, ferries, light rail and on demand services.

Keolis Downer Hunter recruit only the most talented people who are happy to be involved in the life of the local community and share in our “think like a passenger” philosophy.

We want our people to take pride in what they do, have a passion for creating connections and relish in the opportunity to drive the development of a fulfilling career.

Keolis Downer Hunter are committed to a diverse, inclusive and flexible workforce which reflects our community and customers.

Is your next career opportunity with Newcastle Transport? Find out more.

Keolis Downer Northern Beaches & Lower North Shore

Keolis Downer Northern Beaches is always on the hunt for new talent – We support a diverse workforce and encourage all to apply.

Is your next career opportunity with Keolis Downer Northern Beaches & Lower North Shore? Find out more.


G:link Gold Coast Light Rail

Are you looking for an excellent career development opportunity, working as part of a dynamic and enthusiastic team to ensure the ongoing success of the light rail network in Australia’s sixth largest city?

Keolis Downer Gold Coast recruit only the most talented people of the Gold Coast, and then provide them with comprehensive learning and development opportunities to make a difference to the Gold Coast Community!

We want our people to take pride in what they do, to work with a fantastic team of skilled and motivated colleagues, and to find their job rewarding, challenging, interesting and enjoyable.

Is your next career opportunity with G:link? Find out more.

Hornibrook Bus

The Hornibrook group of companies has been operating services in Queensland since the 1970’s. The group currently operates services in the Redcliffe Peninsula, Sandgate, Petrie and Richlands from bus depots located in Clontarf, North Lakes, Lawnton and Richlands.

The Hornibrook group of companies are a subsidiary of Keolis Downer who is Australia’s largest private provider of multi-modal public transport. We are the largest light rail operator in Australia and one of the nation’s most significant bus operators.

Our operations combine world-leading expertise and deep local knowledge, drawing on the experience of French public transport company Keolis and one of Australia and New Zealand’s leading engineering and infrastructure management firms, Downer.

Keolis Downer has a long-term commitment to Australia and New Zealand and aspires to be the partner of choice for public transport authorities by delivering on our commitment to think like a passenger. At the heart of this approach, we work closely with our clients, the community and our customers to understand their objectives. We then work in partnership to deliver a shared vision for a city or region.

Is your next career opportunity with Hornibrook Bus? Find out more.

South Australia

Adelaide Metro Rail

On 31 January 2021, Keolis Downer started operating and maintaining Adelaide Metro train services in South Australia. The state of South Australia retains ownership of all rail assets including trains, tracks and stations. During the initial eight years of the contract, Keolis Downer is partnering with the Department for Infrastructure and Transport to deliver enhanced train services and increase the use of public transport in South Australia.

Adelaide Metro Rail carries 15 million passengers every year and services 89 stations. Our vision is to deliver sustainable, revitalised train services for the people of metropolitan Adelaide and its visitors. Keolis Downer brings a strong focus on safety and customer service through its Zero Harm and Think Like a Passenger values.

Is your next career opportunity with Adelaide Metro Rail? Find out more.


SouthLink has been operating services in South Australia since 1995. During this period, we’ve provided the people of South Australia a range of services including;

  • High quality and reliable passenger transport services in and around Adelaide.
  • Transport on Demand’ services providing communities in Mount Barker and Barossa Valley flexible, real-time transport services that adapt to their needs. See for more information.
  • For many years, throughout metro and regional South Australia we have carried approximately 3 million passengers every year and maintained a fleet of over 550 vehicles to a high standard ensuring the highest levels of safety and reliability for our passengers. Today, SouthLink currently operates in the Hills area, serving over 500 passenger trips per day in partnership with DIT.

Is your next career opportunity with SouthLink? Find out more.

Link SA

LinkSA operates bus networks, school bus routes, regional dial-a-rides, On Demand transport and tailored private bus charters for schools, corporate events, cruise ships, sporting, concerts, special events and music festivals across the most picturesque regions of South Australia, including the Barossa Valley, Murraylands, Victor Harbor and Adelaide.

We know buses!

With over 10 years’ experience in the premium charter bus hire industry, LinkSA does everything to ensure passenger comfort and safety is the bedrock of the business, at an affordable price.

Proudly boasting the largest modern fleet of over 100 buses & premium coaches in South Australia, we also have some of the youngest coaches in the transport industry. Our customer service are experts at handling large and complex bookings, all of our bus drivers hold driver accreditations, and we take extra care during regular routine inspection and maintenance to ensure passenger safety and satisfaction.

Backed by, Keolis Downer, Australia’s largest private provider of multi-modal public transport, LinkSA’s passenger transport solutions are unmatched in South Australia.

Is your next career opportunity with LinkSA? Find out more.

Western Australia

Path Transit

Keolis Downer strives to be a transport partner of choice for clients and the community for the long-term by:

  • Understanding and shaping the city fabric
  • Thinking like a passenger
  • Ensuring Zero Harm
  • Always learning
  • Delivering value-for-money

Path Transit commenced operations in Perth in 1996 and currently operates in the North Eastern and Eastern suburbs from bus depots located in Malaga, Bayswater, Welshpool, Kalamunda and Redliffe. We also operate services in the WA country towns of Geraldton and Kalgoorlie.

Path Transit is a subsidiary of Keolis Downer who is Australia’s largest private provider of multi-modal public transport.

Is your next career opportunity with Path Transit? Find out more.