Trainee Position Vacant
Muskoka Farms Pty Ltd is a breaking/ pre- training and spelling facility located on the Hawkesbury River, an hour inland from Sydney CBD.
We are looking for two enthusiastic trainees to work towards the roles of stable hand/ strapper.
This is a full-time position with split shift daily hours and is open to those with working horse experience and without. This is the chance for anyone looking for a change of environment, or a start to their horse or animal career.
Duties include/ but are not limited to:
- Day to day operations of a racing/ pre training stable
- handling of a variety of race horses/ young stock
- mucking out stables and other barn duties
- stable and paddock up keep
- General day to day care of horses in race work/ at spell.
Essential criteria include:
- Ability to obtain a Racing NSW License
- Be willing to complete a Certificate 3 in Racing
- Demonstrate a strong work ethic, reliability and show a sense of responsibility
- Ability to work as part of a composite team, as well as on individual tasks
- Demonstrate the ability to follow instructions
- Minimum of Provisional Drivers Licence
- Be willing to work with in the WHS guidelines of Racing NSW and Muskoka Farm
- Demonstrate an interest in racing, and the health and fitness of horses in general
Single accommodation is available as part of the working package and wage is based on the industry award.