Racecourse Foreman

Toowoomba Turf Club Inc
Published
October 10, 2020
Location
PO Box 6037, Toowoomba West, Queensland, 4350, Toowoomba
Category
Other  
Job Type
Country
Australia
Street Address
Hursley Road
State
Queensland

Description

Clifford Park is the home of the Toowoomba Turf Club (TTC) and is one of the most popular thoroughbred race tracks in Queensland, hosting over 45 meetings per year.

The TTC is currently looking for a Racecourse Foreman to join our team on a full-time basis.

Reporting to the Racecourse Manager, the Racecourse Foreman will play an integral role in developing the appropriate management and maintenance plans to ensure successful conduct of the TTC racing and training operations.

Duties include:
* Pre & post race course management
* Assist in management of staff
* Management of course irrigation
* Assist with implementation and delivery of renovation plans
* Confident with pest and disease management
* Regular machinery maintenance

To be successful in the role, you will have:
* Experience in racing preferred
* Minimum Certificate III in Sports & Turf Management or similar related discipline
* Experience operating and maintenance of broad acreage machinery and turf equipment
* Chemical qualification and spraying experience
* 2+ years' experience in senior level turf-related role
* Passion for outstanding track presentation
* Strong understand of sports turf maintenance and field terminology
* Be able to develop a strong rapport with trainers, stakeholders & colleagues
* Attention to detail
* Driver's licence

Salary will be development-based on the successful applicant's level of experience and expertise. A fast-track career progression opportunity.

For more information, contact Racecourse Manager, Dave Morrison, on 0412 047 261.

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