Want to work at Racing NSW? Dependent on the role, consideration is given to:

Personal Presentation, Communication and Ethics

Excellent personal presentation, the ability to communicate well with people at all levels and high personal ethics are sought.

Computer Skills

Successful applicants are usually highly proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel and have a good administrative background.


For roles such as stewards, the desire and ability to work rosters including weekends; and the willingness to do a traineeship in Sydney, before working in country NSW and later returning to the metropolitan panel as opportunities present themselves.

Knowledge of Horses and Further Education

Short horse management courses (Statement of Attainment/Certificate II, etc) are offered by TAFE and through these work experience programs.

Tertiary Education

Horse, equine and or legal studies such as a horse management degree from Charles Sturt University at Wagga Wagga or a Diploma course from Marcus Oldham College. A newly accredited course specifically for Stewards, is also now being trialled, however this is restricted to those currently employed as Stewards.

Work Experience

Work experience, within a race club and or office administration. Enrolment through an accredited course is required, due to insurance requirements for work experience candidates.

Career Background

A cross section of experience is considered including legal and racing industry experience.

Applications are now invited for the position of Stipendiary Steward.
Two new positions are available at Wyong Race Club. The positions are:- • 2IC/Groundsman, and • Trackwork supervisor
Gosford Race Club is seeking an experienced Finance Manager to join our senior management team.
The Australian Racing and Equine Academy is running another 'taster course' for anyone wishing to work in the horse racing industry.
Shoalhaven City Turf Club, Nowra, is seeking the services of an experienced Events & Catering Manager to join our team.
The main purpose of the role of Leading Hand/Groundsman is to assist the Racecourse Manager with the management of staff and with the ongoing and continuous improvement of Gosford Racecourse.
The General Manager Hospitality & Operations is primarily responsible for all functions and events and the management of food and beverage services as provided by The Entertainment Grounds to generate revenue and maximise profit for the club whilst adhering to all liquor licensing and RSA laws as well as Health Regulations.