Roster Clerk

Job Type:Full Time


York, GB

Department Name

Eastern Region.RNTE

About Network Rail

Network Rail is at the heart of revitalising Britain's railway. We're making rail safer, more reliable and more efficient than ever before. It's a big challenge, and every talented individual in every different team takes responsibility for doing their bit. We're all accountable for making the best of every duty. Of course, we're also accountable for helping each other thrive. Together, we're making a railway fit for the future. And as the network continues to grow, you'll grow along with us.

The day-to-day running of Britain's railway is a huge undertaking. It calls for the expertise of thousands of people, working with dedication up and down the country. Every one of our people has a role to play in building the railway of the future. All of which means that efficient, effective and intelligent rostering of personnel is vital if we are to succeed in our ambitious goals.

Brief Description

Producing rosters for a wide range of personnel carrying out all kinds of key duties, you will help us deliver a better railway even more efficiently. Our success is rooted in the details you'll consider.

About the role (External)

You'll support the success of diverse teams and departments. We'll look to you to produce cost effective and efficient rosters for nominated personnel. Put simply, you'll help to reduce costs while making the most of the skills available. Naturally, you'll always make sure rostering complies fully with operational demands and standards.

It's a varied role. You'll produce rosters for personnel undertaking weekly and daily duties covering sickness, leave and special arrangements, such as medical exams. What's more, you'll compile and control valuable records, and provide information that we'll use in important progress reports. Your keen eye for detail will be the key to our success.

Essential Criteria

    Proven administrative experience

      A strong understanding of rostering arrangements

        Knowledge of conditions of service applicable to rostering

        Desirable Criteria

          A good communicator

            Able to organise your work effectively

              Microsoft Excel skills/database management experience

              How to apply (External)

              Network Rail adheres to pre-employment Baseline Personal Security Standard (BPSS), this is government standard for pre -employment vetting.

              BPSS government standard pre-employment vetting requires Network Rail to screen a potential employee's unspent criminal convictions and undertake 3 year career checks. Employment at Network Rail is subject to employees meeting the BPSS government standard pre-employment vetting.

              A career with Network Rail is a journey. We'll do everything we can to make it a great one. That means plenty of support for personal and professional development. It also means a great range of benefits. Working with us, you'll enjoy 28 days holiday, access to a range of contributory pension schemes, and the potential to top up your competitive salary with a bonus. We can offer you a season ticket loan, annual season tickets are discounted. What's more, you can take advantage of childcare vouchers, discounted cycle hire and more. Discover more at

              Band 5

              Salary: circa £25,000 depending on experience.

              Closing date: 28th May 2020

              How to apply: Please click 'apply now' to apply.

              This is a 12 months secondment opportunity.

              We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes.

              Network Rail welcomes applications from a diverse range of candidates regardless of age, disability, marital status (including civil partnerships), pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, transgender status, sex (or gender), employment status, membership or non-membership of trade union, social class or any other irrelevant factor. We are committed to interviewing all applicants who declare a disability and meet the essential criteria advertised. We are two ticks accredited and we continue to strive to create a workforce as diverse as the communities we serve.