Archer Park – Stable Hands Required

Birchley Racing
Published
June 5, 2018
Job Type
Casual  
Skills
Thoroughbred Racing Experience

Description

We have a couple of casual stable hand positions availabe at Archer Park located just outside Woodford Qld. Ideally we are looking for experienced stable hands however we will consider applicants who bring a broader set of skills which include horsemanship to our business.  These position could lead to permanent employment for the right people.

Check out our Archer Park facility https://youtu.be/TRAR4lOTUhw

Archer Park is a thoroughbred training and spelling facility spread over 100 acres where we have 70 thoroughreds at various stages of their peparation. This facility is equiped with a 6 horse water walker, high speed treadmill, 8 horse dry walker and 36 safe stables boxes all located under one roof. The property also has 18 spelling yards along with 18 day yards.

Your duties would include cleaning stables, handling horses, assisting with feeding, attending to injuries, and strapping on race day.  A truck licence would also be of benefit. You would also be expected to perform general ground maintenace duties which could include things like operating the zero turn mower, tractor, bobcat, truck & whipper snipper.

As a guide only, the current hours of work are -

Monday to Saturday 5am until 9am and 2pm to 5pm. However these hours can vary depending on the weather conditions and the requirements of the horses. Succesful applicants will be required to work each second Sunday 5am until 9am & 2pm to 4.30pm on Sunday.

The current casual rate of pay is $24.41 per hour for experienced casual stable hands with penalty rates paid when working Sunday.

Applicants need to be :

- reliable

- have the ability to follow instructions and work unsupervised

- willing to learn

- able to intergrate with a current small team of dedicated employees

If you have to skills to join our team of staff please send a resume outlining your experience. All applicants will be treated with the strictest confidence.

Email resume to birchracing@optusnet.com.au or Contact Manager Matt Henderson mobile 0409 773 287.

 

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