Clerk Administrative (Workforce Management) - Topeka, KS

BNSF - Topeka, KS3.7

Apply early as this job may be removed or filled prior to the closing date, which is approximately seven (7) days after the posting date.

Job Location: Topeka
Other Potential Locations: Topeka, KS
Anticipated Start Date: 07/08/2019
Number of Positions: 7
Salary Range: Entry rate (85%) is approximately $214.24 per day.

All communication with applicants will be done via email. Please check your email on a daily basis.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Answer calls in a 24 x 7 call center, interpret, evaluate and apply labor agreements to accurately fill vacancies, handle job bulletins, job assignments, recalls, vacation scheduling, seniority roster maintenance, problem resolution, and claim research. Positions require a considerable amount of telephone interaction and heavy use of various computer programs and systems for data input, data extraction, research and analysis. Duties are time sensitive and require the ability to multitask functions.

The duties and responsbilities in this posting are representative categories to be used in deciding whether to apply for the position. These general categories do not necessarily constitute an exhaustive list of the duties of the position.

SHIFTS/HOURS: Railroad operations are 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. These positions requires shift work including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. Work weeks are 40 hours per week;

TYPING REQUIREMENT: This position requires successful candidates to take and pass a typing test, administered through BNSF. The minimum net typing rate required for this position is 25 wpm and 35 wpm is preferred.

18 years of age or older
High School Diploma or GED
BNSF is a drug-free company and employees will be subject to random drug tests
Willing to submit to an employment, criminal and driving background review
Available to work in the geographic area indicated
Able to read, write and communicate (speak, hear and understand) English
Available to work a 40-hour work week subject to overtime that may include weeknights, weekends and holidays
Able to lift and carry up to 30 pounds without assistance
Able to type, without errors, at the required speed as indicated by the job posting
Minimum of 1 year of verifiable training and/or work experience in an administrative function within an office environment
Able to handle multiple projects and duties simultaneously, accurately input data into computer systems and sit for long periods of time
Basic level skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, Word, Power Point and Access) and have used it in school and/or at work
Minimum of 1 year of verifiable training and/or work experience resolving internal and/or external customer issues via telephone and/or email correspondence

Pay rates are listed at entry rate. Entry rate is 85% of full pay rate, to increase 5% per year until at 100%.

TRAINING: Company paid on the job training is provided.

RELOCATION: Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

WORK CONDITIONS: Indoor, office environment.


TRAVEL: Minimal.

UNION: Transportation Communications Union.

DUES: Per the collective bargaining agreement, union membership and monthly dues are required.

BNSF Employees receive a competitive benefit package.

All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen.

BNSF Railway is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

Criminal history
Last 7 years of driving history
Last 5 years of employment history to include military service
Social Security number

Medical evaluation
Drug Screen
Other elements as needed

BNSF is committed to a safe and drug free work place and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. All new hires are required to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping BNSF safe and drug free.

Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC): Federal authority requires BNSF employees, whose work requires unescorted access to secure areas of port facilities, to obtain a TWIC. A TWIC is a condition of employment for such positions and requires candidates to those positions to submit to a TSA security assessment (to include, but not limited to, providing: biographic information; identity documents; fingerprints; digital photograph). More information is available at

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