Based in Pickering.
Salary £27,000 - £30,000 Dependent on experience.

Full-time, Permanent, working 5/7 days, including some weekends and Bank Holidays.

Do you have experience working in an industrial, or construction environment, in a safety specialist role or supervisory role with safety responsibilities? Are you interested in working in a varied role with a friendly team? Would you like to help make a difference?

Yes... Then this could be the job for you!

You will:

  • Support the H&S Manager in ensuring compliance with the NYMR Safety Management System (SMS) for all railway activities and sites.
  • Assist in the review and development of NYMR standards.
  • Advise and where necessary, develop processes for mandatory safety checks for equipment and assets.
  • Support competence compliance across the railway.
  • Support individual departments in maintaining accurate records of current competences.
  • Identify training needs across the railway and volunteer groups.
  • Undertake robust investigations, incident follow-ups, observations, and audits for safety compliance.
  • Undertake safety tours and ensure resulting actions are completed.
  • Support the Internal Audit Team in defining and delivering audits.
  • Lead incident investigations to ensure quality and independence of investigation.
  • Deputise for Health and Safety Manager in safety event reporting, during absence. 

Personal Specification:


  • Experience in a safety specialist role or a supervisory role with safety responsibilities in a Regulated or ISO-Compliant environment.
  • Good standard of general education.
  • IOSH Managing Safely qualification.
  • Working towards NEBOSH General Certificate.
  • UK Driving licence and own transport.


  • Experience in a safety specialist role or a supervisory role with safety responsibilities in a Regulated or ISO- Compliant industrial or engineering environment.
  • NEBOSH General Certificate.


  • Free membership of “Health Assured” Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) for yourself & your Immediate family.
  • Annual Holiday that exceeds the Statutory minimum and after 2 years’ service, an additional 5 days accrued in line with years of service.
  • Company sick pay – a discretionary payment added to Statutory Sick Pay, available after 1 years' service.
  • Enhanced Maternity Pay policy.
  • 12 complimentary tickets per year between 1st March & 28th February.
  • Clothing allowance of £164 per annum for full-time staff, part time is pro-rata.
  • Spouse Travel Pass (£5 per year).
  • Free Travel on NYMR services.
  • 30% Discount in our Catering Outlets.
  • 10% Discount in our Retail Outlets.
  • Can claim free membership of the North Yorkshire Moors Railway Trust.
  • You can apply for a Rail Staff Leisure Card on the National Rail Network, giving you up to a 75% discount on some fares.
  • Can apply for a Heritage Railway Association's Privilege Pass.
  • Membership of Canada Life, Group Life Assurance scheme.

 If you would like any further information please e-mail [email protected] 

TO APPLY: Please read the Job Profile before completing the application form and then send it to [email protected] before the advertised closing date.

Closing date: Applications may close before the deadline of 26th June 2024.

Interviews: week commencing 8th July 2024 

NYMR is committed to safe and fair recruitment, safeguarding and protecting all our visitors, volunteers and employees.  We make sure all our staff are vetted appropriately according to their role, selected, trained, and supervised fairly and to a high standard. We support our staff to enable them to demonstrate our values of: CARE:  ENGAGE:  INSPIRE:  ADAPT