Track Manager

TAMWORTH JOCKEY CLUB Published: August 10, 2017
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Tamworth Jockey Club is a leading thoroughbred race club located in Tamworth NSW.  An opportunity has arisen for a suitably qualified person to fill the full time position of Track Manager.




  • Minimum 3 years of senior Racecourse Management experience or equivalent.
  • Turf Management qualifications (Trade Qualifications minimum, experience in sports turf management would be an advantage).
  • Ability to work a variety of hours as required in the 7 day a week thoroughbred racing industry.
  • A thorough knowledge of race day & training track maintenance & preparation procedures.
  • Experience with computerized irrigation systems. Irrigation installation and repair.
  • Management and leadership skills/qualifications including good understanding of the requirements and practical applications of Occupational Health and Safety legislation and codes.
  • Lead staff in the management and preparation of quality turf & artificial surfaces for the purpose of racing & training.
  • Ability to work independently and be self motivated.
  • Ability to operate required machinery including turf maintenance equipment.
  • Working knowledge of machinery and ability to undertake general maintenance requirements.
  • Experience in developing and implementing track maintenance programs
  • Good communication skills and the ability to communicate with a wide variety of participants (trainers, owners, stewards, staff, board members).
  • Current drivers licence.
  • Chemcert accreditation.
  • Ability to coordinate and oversee projects.




Experience in the thoroughbred racing industry

Ability to create and maintain gardens and grounds




Salary will be determined dependent on qualification and experience

A motor vehicle and mobile phone will be provided for work related use


If you enjoy working outdoors and have the required experience for the role, please email or contact General Manager Kay Jeffrey 02 6765 9387 for a job description and further information. Applications close Friday 8 September 2017.


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