Harness Racing NSW
December 14, 2020
Job Type
New South Wales


Harness Racing New South Wales (HRNSW) conducts the commercial and regulatory functions of the harness racing industry in NSW. Operating under the Harness Racing Act 2009, HRNSW is chartered to operate autonomously of government in managing the strategic and commercial development of harness racing in NSW as a not-for-profit corporate body.

A full-time position exists for an Investigator located in Sydney.

Reporting to the Integrity Manager, this is a key position within the Integrity Department and will be involved in the day-to-day regulatory regime. The successful applicant will be required to undertake the following tasks:

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal & external stakeholders;

  • Undertake investigations including interviews;
  • Collect, analyse and review evidence/data, including betting information;
  • Prepare reports and briefs of evidence, including making recommendations and findings;
  • Undertake raceday and non-raceday observations;
  • Provide advice on strategies for both animal and human drug testing;
  • Ensure compliance of all venues in accordance with policies and procedures;
  • Assist in the preparation and implementation of policies and procedures;
  • Provide strategic support and advice to management;
    Assist with administrative requirements of the Stewards Department.

This role may require work outside of normal business hours and may include working at night, weekends and public holidays.

The applicant should have the following knowledge, skills and qualifications:

  • Previous experience within a regulatory environment;
  • Commitment to highest standards of equine welfare;
  • Experience in conducting investigations and the analysis of evidence and data;
  • Experience in undertaking complex interviews and preparation of statements;
  • Ability to work individually or as a team member, utilising excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Understanding or ability to acquire knowledge of relevant HRNSW Rules, policies and procedures;
  • Understanding of WH&S and risk management;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Word & Excel;
  • Current driver’s licence- Travel will be required.

The successful applicant will be provided a remuneration package based upon their relevant experience.

Please submit applications by 5pm on Monday 4 January 2021 by forwarding a resume and cover letter to

For further information please call Michael Prentice on (02) 9722 6655

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