Thoroughbred Racing SA
July 24, 2020
North Plympton
Job Type
South Australia


Thoroughbred Racing SA Limited (TRSA) is the Principal Racing Authority under the Rules of Racing and administers and regulates thoroughbred horse racing in South Australia. TRSA seeks applications from suitably qualified persons for the position of a Cadet Steward. This is an entry level position and affords the successful candidate an opportunity to join a dedicated team within a progressive racing environment.

Reporting & Key responsibilities: Reporting to the Chairman of Stewards, the key responsibilities of the position are:

  • To assist in the administration and regulation of thoroughbred racing in South Australia in accordance with the Rules of Racing, relevant legislation and directions from the Board and/or Management;
  • To assist in the management of the supervision and control of thoroughbred race meetings, official trials and approval to race jump-outs conducted in South Australia;
  • To attend track work sessions and approval to race jump-outs at training venues;
  • To conduct track and stable inspections;
  • To perform administrative duties as assigned.

The position will require work outside normal business hours, including weekends and public holidays and some intrastate travel.

Key skills, experience, qualifications and attributes: The successful applicant will demonstrate the following:

A desire to be involved in the regulation of the thoroughbred racing industry in South Australia

Ability to maintain the highest levels of integrity and confidentiality.

  • A strong work ethic with the ability to work  well under pressure.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Good problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • The ability to work both independently and     as part of a team.
  • Sound computer literacy skills including a working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • The ability to understand and interpret the rules of racing.
  •  A current driver’s license.

Well-developed time management, self-management and organisational skills.

A general knowledge of the thoroughbred racing industry and knowledge/understanding of legal proceedings would be considered an advantage.

Shortlisted applicants will undergo a probity check.  The provision of disclosure statements will also be required.


The successful applicant will be provided a remuneration package commensurate to their relevant experience.


All applications and inquiries will be treated with the strictest confidence and should be directed to:

Matt Santoro - Deputy Chairman of Stewards

Thoroughbred Racing SA Limited

GPO Box 2646

Adelaide   SA   5001

Phone:  0412 144 482


Applications will be received until 5.00 pm Friday, 14 August 2020

The application form will include these questions:

  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?
  • Are you available to travel for this role when required?
  • Do you have a current Police Check (National Police Certificate) for employment?
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