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Position Vacant: Chief Stipendiary Steward (Orange) - Closes TODAY!


Central Districts Racing Association (Orange NSW)

Racing NSW is the peak body for thoroughbred horse racing throughout NSW. Its responsibilities include commercial, regulatory and integrity leadership of the industry.

Applications are now invited for the position of Chief Stipendiary Steward, Central Districts Racing Association - Orange. An attractive salary package will be offered to the successful applicant.

The successful applicant will be responsible for overseeing the reputation and integrity of Thoroughbred racing in the Central Districts Region.  Reporting directly to the Chairman of Stewards, the successful applicant will be based in Orange and is required to possess the following:

  • Demonstrated experience in the chairing of race meetings and related inquiries.
  • Proven knowledge of the Australian Rules of Racing and NSW Local Rules of Racing.
  • Thorough experience in the area of Stipendiary Stewards’ responsibilities.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate effectively with licensed persons, club administration and other industry stakeholders.
  • Proven ability to manage staff.
  • Capacity to work well under pressure to meet team and department objectives.
  • Demonstrated understanding of relevant legislation and legal procedures pursuant to Appeals.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Word, Excel and computer skills.
  • A current NSW Driver’s Licence.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Administration of the Rules of Racing as rostered at venues in the CDRA & other regions of NSW as required.
  • Attendance at race meetings, barrier trials, trackwork and stable inspections as rostered;
  • Equine welfare audits and inspections.
  • Office administration including maintenance of computerised databases and preparation of race meetings;
  • Chair inquiries and race meetings;
  • Licensing functions
  • Management of raceday and casual staff

Due to the inherent nature of the position, you will be required to work on a five out of seven-day roster basis.  The successful applicant will be required to submit an acceptable police probity report, if not already an employee of Racing NSW.

Enquiries should be directed to Steve Railton, Chairman of Stewards:

Via email or Tel. (02) 9551 7500.

Applications close át 5pm on Friday, 31 May 2024

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