The North Yorkshire Moors Railway operates trains over 18 miles of its own line and an additional 6 miles on the mainline to the seaside town of Whitby. It is a charity and its purpose is to educate the public about the history of the line and to manage, maintain and develop its historic assets (such as heritage locomotives, carriages, structures, buildings and archives). Over 1000 volunteers support the continued delivery of the aims and objectives of the North York Moors Historical Railway Trust working with an establishment of over 100 paid employees.

Join our Infrastructure team, reporting to our Infrastructure Manager and working mainly from our office in Pickering.

A range of duties are required, including:

  • Managing general administration tasks within the Infrastructure Department.
  • Taking and making phone calls and written communications along with making diary entries for the Infrastructure Manager and discipline leads.
  • Assisting in the preparation of regularly scheduled reports and departmental budgets.
  • Updating and maintaining office policies and procedures.
  • Ordering materials and researching new deals and suppliers.
  • Maintaining, developing and updating online databases and systems used in the Infrastructure Department (full training will be given).
  • Assisting with general administration in other departments when necessary.

Working as part of a small team as well as using your own initiative, you will need to be able to work to timescales given with attention to detail. You must also be computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Office 365 applications.

Please refer to the Job Profile for a full list of tasks required along with the criteria for the role.

This is a permanent, full-time position based on 36.5 hours per week.

The rate of pay is £9.50 per hour (Real Living Wage).

How to apply:

Download the Application Form (pdf), Monitoring Form (pdf) and Job Profile and return to [email protected]

Closing Date for completed applications: 23rd April 2021