Signalling Inspector Vacancy

West Somerset Railway is a premier UK Heritage Railway, currently carrying over 200,000 passengers a year along England`s longest heritage line We have some 50 employees and 1200 volunteer staff.

We are seeking a suitably experienced individual to ensure that effective staffing of `signalmen`   both in numbers and registered for WSR railway operations. You will need a passion and enthusiasm for railway signalling, backed by with a good knowledge of the rules and regulations and interest in developing them.


Responsible to the Head of Operating, you will ensure the satisfactory rostering of staff and their competence training, including rules and regulations examinations. You will ensure the selection, training and examination of new staff.


You will be expected to investigate departures from Rules and Regulations and/or good practice and take appropriate steps to learn from incidents and make recommendations for improvements / remedial action.


You will have overall line management responsibility for 50-60 staff and their development, maintaining records of duties worked, training and competence. You will be a good manager of people and keen to lead and work in a team to achieve the best outcomes for the Railway.

This is full-time permanent post. We offer a competitive salary and benefits including a non-contributory pension scheme.

Full Job Description is available here 

If you feel you can meet this challenge contact us on [email protected] for an application form and information pack. Completed applications should be returned to HR Department under confidential cover by not later than 24 March.    

13th February, 2017
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