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We seek positive team players who embrace the Club’s values and shine in an exciting and fast-paced environment.

Track Curator

Club Menangle has made its mark on the Australian harness racing scene and can now be acclaimed as one of the best in the world. The racing precinct has everything to accommodate every enthusiast’s needs and offers a wide range of options for the general public right through to the corporate identities. 

ROLE PURPOSE 

To ensure that the preparation and maintenance of the race track, machinery and facilities are to a high-quality standard. 

ACCOUNTABILITIES 

  • Maintenance and preparation of the race track and associated facilities inclusive of fencing and stables and surrounding area.  
  • Daily maintenance of the grounds including the main track and exercise track 
  • Operation of equipment including water truck, tractor, conditioner, slasher, mowers, whipper snipper etc 
  • Basic repairs and maintenance of equipment and facilities 
  • Ensure the premises are prepared and returned to pre-race day order after events 
  • Ensure all racing equipment is regularly maintained and is in good working condition 
  • Maintain the racing plant and equipment asset log 
  • Ensure work is carried out safely and to appropriate standards 
  • Report on WHS issues or risks 
  • Act as the track curator at race meetings as required  
  • Follow all policies and procedures  
  • Support a constructive culture free from Bullying, Harassment and Discrimination 

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE 

  • Understanding of harness track maintenance 
  • Good communication skills 
  • Experience dealing with outside contractors 
  • HR and machinery license 
  • Daily inspection of heavy machinery 
  • Experience understanding weather forecasts  
  • Ability to work to deadlines and in high pressure situations  
  • Ability to problem solve 
  • Ability to operate machinery  
  • Understanding of basic machinery maintenance 
  • Self-motivation and ability to meet deadlines; 
  • An understanding of Workplace Health & Safety requirements; 
  • Understanding of horses; 
  • Written and oral communication skills; 

This hands-on role is suited to a person who enjoys working in a self-managed environment 

KNOWLEDGE / EDUCATION  

  • 2+ years experience as a track curator and or understanding of track maintenance  

DESIRABLE 

  • Certificate III in work health and safety 
  • White card  

To apply please email your resume and cover letter to: dwonson@clubmenangle.com.au