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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.

We care about diversity and inclusion at GRSA and strongly encourage applications from across all cultural backgrounds, genders and abilities.

To be considered for future positions, submit your cover letter and CV addressing which positions you'd be suited for to [email protected]

 

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

Greyhound Racing SA Limited (GRSA) is the controlling body of the sport in South Australia, conducting, regulating and promoting the sport from their headquarters in Angle Park.

The Company’s primary responsibility is to ensure the responsible and ethical management and participation in the sport through the effective enforcement of local and national rules and conducting race day operations. GRSA is overseen by an independent Board and objectives, as set out in the Constitution, include the regulation, promotion and conduct of the sport, enhancement of the welfare of greyhounds and the pursuit of financial sustainability for participants by increasing returns to greyhound owners, breeders and trainers. 

The sport is as popular as ever with our four tracks (Angle Park, Gawler, Mount Gambier and Murray Bridge) combining for over 400 meetings each year with feature events a highlight throughout the year.

Expressions of interest are sought from suitably qualified persons for the vacant position of Board Director – Greyhound Industry Experience. 

Responsibilities include: -

  • Attending and making significant contributions to monthly Board meetings;
  • Participating on special purpose committees;
  • Providing your expertise in support of the Board’s decision-making capacity; 
  • Identifying and developing initiatives designed to add value to the greyhound racing industry; 
  • Being involved in CEO recruitment and performance review processes;
  • Attending race meetings and other events and engage with industry stakeholders as required;
  • Reviewing all activities and performance of management; and
  • Ensuring that decisions made reflect and align with the organisation’s Strategic Plan. 

Your greyhound industry knowledge and experience coupled with your professional organisational, governance, problem-solving and strategic planning skills will need to be complemented by flexibility, energy and vision. This represents an opportunity to make a genuine and valuable contribution to the greyhound racing industry in South Australia.  Directors are remunerated for their involvement on the Board. 

To submit your application, in strict confidence, please apply online using the link below. Applications close on Wednesday 22 May 2024. 

SUBMIT APPLICATION

 

The integrity of the greyhound racing product is a vital component of the Greyhound Racing SA. Stewards are a key function of upholding the integrity of the industry, by ensuring the transparent and fair conduct of racing and associated procedures within South Australia. 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Apply GRSA rules of racing and relevant guidelines to industry participants.
  • Actively contribute to the delivery of GRSA stewarding operations to ensure effective and accurate race day functions.
  • Conduct thorough pre-race track inspections.
  • Investigate race day incidents and conduct out-of-competition testing
  • Assist in the accurate and timely preparation of Steward’s reports.
  • Assist in integrity and welfare functions
  • Respond to enquiries from registered persons.

To be considered for this role you will preferably have:

  • Previous experience in a wagering, racing, sporting, or similar industry (desirable)
  • A strong work ethic with the ability to work well under pressure
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Sharp oral and written communication skills
  • Sound computer skills including a working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • A current Police clearance completed within the last 3 months
  • A valid Australian driver’s licence is required
  • A level of medical and physical fitness sufficient to be able to perform the inherent requirements of the role

This position may require travel to all 4 GRSA race tracks and is worked on a rostered schedule including morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend shifts.

What We Offer:

You will join a team that is committed and passionate about the greyhound and dedicated to ensuring the sustainability, integrity and success of racing in South Australia. We love our dogs and we are looking to attract quality people who will share this mindset with us as we strive for our goals. We offer genuine career pathways within an industry that is as dynamic and fast-paced as the beautiful greyhounds it is built upon. Ready for a career in the fast lane? Apply now.

Submit your cover letter and CV addressing the above criteria by 25th August 2023 to [email protected] 

We care about diversity and inclusion at GRSA and strongly encourage applications from across all cultural backgrounds, genders and abilities.