Careers

Greyhound Racing SA (GRSA) is the controlling body for greyhound racing in South Australia. GRSA established the organisation with the primary objective of managing the sport responsibly and ethically while establishing itself as a national leader in racing integrity and greyhound welfare.

GRSA takes pride in the team and individuals who help it achieve its goals while working toward its vision and values. If you are interested in joining the GRSA team, please see the currently available positions below. If you are interested in getting involved in Greyhound Racing as an owner or trainer, click here.

 

CURRENT VACANCIES

Due to a recent restructure, GRSA are seeking an enthusiastic Infrastructure and Facilities Manager to assist in project management for identified initiatives and the day-to-day management of the company’s venues, buildings, equipment and machinery.  Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer, you will be responsible for;

  • Oversight and coordination of repairs and maintenance in relation to GRSA venues including tracks, infrastructure, equipment, machinery and general facilities.
  • Supervision of the Track Maintenance and Facilities Team/s across four venues.
  • Execution of multiple concurrent tasks and championing efficiency through continuous improvement.
  • Prioritisation and workflow management as well as coaching and mentoring of staff.
  • Preparation and maintenance of a scheduled maintenance program, ensuring its consistency with budget requirements.
  • Keeping abreast of WHS legislation and ensuring WHS procedures are met and adhered to by all members of staff.
  • Liaising with trades, suppliers, industry participants and all departments of GRSA.
  • Project management of any new construction as required.
  • Ensuring all tracks are maintained consistently in accordance with industry standards.
  • Coordination of track upgrades as directed.
  • Acting as the point of contact and rectifying any non-compliance or complaint/feedback from industry participants regarding track and ground maintenance and venue facilities.
  • Oversight of operational aspects associated with conducting race meetings and major events including, but not limited to, track and kennel house preparation, lure maintenance and site set up.
  • Administrative duties such as monthly reporting and procurement.
  • Review and management of GRSA’s contractor management plan.
  • Additional duties as required.

Essential Qualifications & Experience:

  • Trade qualified an advantage.
  • Experience within a fast-paced, high volume and diverse sports, racing, retail, leisure, hospitality or events industry.
  • Proven experience in contractor management.
  • Proven experience in maintaining financial records, expense management and reporting.
  • Computer literacy as well as sound written and verbal skills is a must.

Key Personal Attributes:

This is a dynamic and fast-paced position that requires excellent communication, organisational and time management skills. The individual needs to have excellent people skills as well as being able to think on their feet to solve problems quickly.  A flexible approach to workdays and hours is also essential.

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Staff performance
  • Customer and Industry feedback
  • Track Maintenance
  • Equipment reliability

To apply, please send your CV together with a cover letter addressing the above criteria by Monday 13th June. Please direct any enquiries to: [email protected] or 8243 7118.

GRSA is an EEO employer

GRSA are seeking applications the position of Steward.  The successful candidate will join a dedicated team of stewards within a dynamic racing environment.

Reporting to the Chief Steward, you will play a pivotal role in assisting with the integrity and policing of our industry.

Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Assist in the fair application of the GRSA Rules of Racing 
  • Assist with the control and conduct of race meetings
  • Provide general administrative support
  • Assist with the conduct of Stewards inquires
  • Conduct or attend kennel inspections
  • Ensuring licensed persons comply with GRSA Code of Practice
  • Respond to enquiries from registered persons

The following experience and/or attributes will be highly regarded:

  • Demonstrable experience in running race meetings and/or officiating sporting events
  • A knowledge of the rules of greyhound racing
  • Highly developed communication and report writing skills
  • Detailed-orientated
  • Ability to make decisions under pressure
  • Be a team player

It should be noted that the role is required to undertake occasional intrastate travel and work outside of normal business hours.

It is a requirement that any person applying for this role will undertake a criminal record check and hold a current South Australian driver’s licence.

To apply, please send your CV together with a cover letter addressing the above criteria to [email protected] by Tuesday 31st May

GRSA is an EEO employer

GRSA are seeking applications from enthusiastic individuals for the position of Cadet Steward.  This is an entry level position with an opportunity for the successful candidate to join a dedicated team within a dynamic racing environment.

Reporting to the Chief Steward, you will play a pivotal role in assisting with the integrity and policing of our industry.

Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • assist in the fair application of the GRSA Rules of Racing 
  • assist with the control and conduct of race meetings
  • provide general administrative support
  • assist with the conduct of Stewards inquires
  • conduct or attend kennel inspections
  • ensuring licensed persons comply with GRSA Code of Practice
  • respond to enquiries from registered persons

To be considered for this role you will preferably have:

  • A desire to be involved in the regulation of the greyhound racing industry in South Australia
  • A strong work ethic with the ability to work well under pressure
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good problem solving and analytical skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Sound computer skills including a working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • The ability to understand and interpret the rules of racing

It should be noted that the role is required to undertake occasional intrastate travel and work outside of normal business hours.

It is a requirement that any person applying for this role will undertake a criminal record check and hold a current South Australian driver's licence.

To apply, please send your CV together with a cover letter addressing the above criteria to [email protected] by Tuesday 31st May

GRSA is an EEO employer

12-month contracted role (maternity leave cover)

Reporting to the Marketing Manager, this role will assist in delivering the key marketing initiatives of the business, promoting the various brands that sit under the Greyhound Racing SA banner, as well as assisting in stakeholder engagement. Working with agencies on various digital projects, from website management, SEO/SEM and copywriting, the role is both a creative and high-level administrative role. Responsible for establishing and maintaining effective relationships and collaborating with key industry and community stakeholders, you will act as the primary point of contact and be responsible for community engagement. 

Duties 

With a strong focus in stakeholder management, you will work with the South Australian Greyhound Racing Clubs, elevating the status of key racing events in regional areas via effective community liaison, event management and marketing support. You will be contributing to the development and implementation of Greyhound Racing SA and the Greyhounds As Pets marketing strategies and will be responsible for creating and delivering marketing campaigns, reporting and analysing monthly marketing KPI’s, creating content and managing social media platforms for the business units.  

Skills and experience 

With 3 plus years’ experience in a marketing role, you will hold marketing qualifications and possess excellent interpersonal communication skills. You have the capacity to travel when required and willing to work out of hours when necessary. You will be a problem solver and be able to demonstrate critical thinking with proven success in driving traffic and engagement to a website and through social media.     

Culture 

Join this progressive organisation driven by dynamic leaders with a strong focus towards positive team culture and process improvement. This is a great opportunity to grow and develop your marketing career in a supportive environment that is fast-paced and ever-changing.

To apply, please send your CV together with a cover letter addressing the above criteria to [email protected] by Wednesday 25th May.

GRSA is an EEO employer