A position has become available at our Ballarat base for an enthusiastic, organised, communicative individual to oversee the day to day running of our busy racing stable. Experience within and a strong interest in the racing industry is essential however there’s no requirement to have performed a similar foreperson’s role previously. We’d love to hear from young people who have worked as a stablehand/strapper and feel they are ready to take that next step.
The role requires a high level of time management skills, organisation and the ability to communicate well with and delegate to other staff. You will in effect be directing traffic in a busy stable of circa 40 horses and have responsibility for things like administering medications, getting horses ready for trackwork, identifying and managing any injuries, assisting with vet work, overseeing feeding etc. In conjunction with the HR Manager the successful applicant will also assist with rostering and recruitment and be able to provide feedback to the Trainer and Assistant Trainer re the general welfare of horses day to day.
Hours of work will be six mornings per week between 4.30am-11am with the opportunity to attend race meetings up to the individual. Remuneration will be commensurate with the experience and skill set of the successful applicant.
Please forward resume and cover letter to the General Manager – firstname.lastname@example.org outlining why you feel you’d be suitable for the role. All applications received in the strictest of confidence.