Track Curator / Maintenance

McEvoy Mitchell Racing P/L
Published
November 2, 2017
Job Type
Category
Skills
Track maintenance

Description

The Curator (Track, Grounds & Maintenance) is responsible for the presentation, maintenance and continual improvement of the training surfaces, facilities and grounds at Kildalton Park, in order to provide a safe, attractive environment for stakeholders, staff, horses and visitors.

Main responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
•    Preparation and ongoing maintenance of Grass Track for training, in accordance with standards, ensuring a safe and consistent surface is maintained.
•    Preparation and ongoing maintenance of Pro-ride synthetic track, for training in accordance with standards, ensuring a safe and consistent surface is maintained.
•    Manage staff to ensure all areas of the property are maintained to a high standard.
•    Ensure plant and equipment is kept in good working order.
•    Routine vehicle maintenance.
•    Keep records of associated tasks either by diary notations or on computer data /forms.
•    The preparation of reports as is necessary to maintain excellent communications.

About you (ideally):
•    5-10 years experience in similar role.
•    A genuine interest and understanding of horses.
•    Good written and spoken communication skills.
•    Medium heavy rigid vehicle license.
•    Current First Aid Certificate or a willingness to obtain.
•    Knowledge of turf maintenance requirements.
•    Ability to operate required machinery, including track maintenance equipment and ability to undertake general maintenance requirements.
•    Ability to tend to general maintenance of buildings, facilities and property.
•    Ability to work independently and be self-motivated.
•    Willingness to undergo a medical and any future relevant training.
•    Commitment to safety, environmental and quality implementation.

Salary will be negotiated with successful applicant based on experience and skillset.

Please forward cover letter and resume to Amanda Mitchell at racing@mcevoymitchellracing.com.au

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