Tracks & Grounds Assistant - Pakenham Racing Club

Pakenham Racing Club Inc.
April 26, 2022
420 Nar Nar Goon-Longwarry Road Tynong 3813, Tynong
Job Type
Turf preparation
Base Salary (AUD)


Full Time - Above Award Wages

Does being part of an organisation that supports their staff, encourages ongoing learning & development and actively promotes a great culture sound like an organisation you want to be part of? 

Pakenham Racing Club (PRC) has a great reputation in the thoroughbred racing industry for the high standard of racing and training surfaces.

Working with the Manager -Tracks we’re on the lookout for a an experienced team member who will work closely with the grounds maintenance team in the daily maintenance and preparation of the racing and training surfaces as well as general racecourse maintenance.

You will be a hands on and highly motivated individual who takes pride in the quality of your work because in this role you’ll be focussed on the daily preparation of the racing and training tracks at Sportsbet Pakenham.  This can involve mowing, watering, harrowing amongst other preparation work.

You’ll work under the specific instruction of the Manager - Tracks and with the grounds team to ensure that PRC continues to deliver quality racing and training surfaces to the industry!

Some of the Skills & Experience we want you to have include

  • Experience in a similar role.
  • You’ll have strong knowledge in the use of agricultural and turf machinery used to prepare the racing and training surfaces.
  • Knowledge of equine racing and training surfaces of the industry is desirable but not essential. We can help you transition from other industries.
  • A good understanding of the machinery, tools & chemicals used in the curation of the racing and training surfaces.

A little about you

  • Highly motivated and committed to providing a high standard of work
  • You’ll be someone who enjoys working in a team but also motivated to jump into any tasks that are required
  • You’ll have to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19
  • Be committed to learning and developing your skills and competencies in the equine racing industry

Our Club has a supportive values-based environment, and we are looking for someone that values this in a workplace.

If you have the right qualities and work to a high standard at Victoria’s newest racing and training facility and this job interests you, please submit a letter of application and your resume to and we’ll be in touch soon.

Enquiries are welcome to Bryce Mildon on 0435 744 022 but all applications must be in writing.

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