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 objects (such as heritage locomotives, carriages, archives). Over 1000 volunteers support the continued delivery of the aims and objectives of the North York Moors Historical Railway Trust working with a core paid staff of over 100.

We are currently recruiting for a seasonal member of staff, based at Grosmont Station, to include weekend working.

The requirements of the role are as follows:

  • To clean the inside and outside of carriages as outlined in the job profile.
  • Servicing of coaches includes watering up and re-gassing and charging - training will be provided.
  • Undertake other duties as required commensurate with the post and grade.
  • To work in a responsible manner and be polite in this customer-facing role.
  • Although based at Grosmont from time to time you may be required to work at other locations if needed.
  • Premise cleaning as required.

The Salary: In line with the Real Living Wage.

Who we are looking for:

You’ll need to have:

  • Experience in a similar role, although full training will be provided.
  • A friendly, hardworking and approachable personality.
  • Flexible approach to work & hours, weekends and bank holidays are standard working days.
  • The ability to work as part of a team & on your own following the direction of the cleaning supervisor.
  • Knowledge of COSHH.

What we offer you:

  • The opportunity to work at one of Britain’s most popular Heritage Railways.
  • A Real Living Wage employer.
  • Discounts in our tearooms and retail outlets.
  • Discounts on travel.
  • Free parking at NYMR car parks whilst you are on duty.

How to apply:

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

If you would like to discuss this position further, please contact Tim Bruce, [email protected] 

Please note that we reserve the right to close this advert early and therefore we encourage you to apply for this position ASAP.