Assistant Handicapper (Harness Racing) / Racing Officer

30 November 2017
  • Do you love Racing?
  • Have you ever considered working in the racing industry?

We’re looking for someone just like you to join Racing Queensland (RQ) as we embark on an exciting new era in the highly competitive wagering and racing industry. The Board and CEO are committed to achieving outstanding outcomes for the Queensland racing industry. As part of this strategy, the organisation is looking to boost its organisational capability in order to deliver on its mission to be Queensland’s favourite sport and Australia’s best racing jurisdiction.

Reporting to the Harness Manager - Operations, this position will undertake handicapping of harness races and programming functions to ensure eligibility of race entries as well as maintaining databases and delivering administrative support for the harness operations team.

To be successful in this role, you will:

  • Have excellent communication skills with internal customers and industry participants
  • Have experience using Microsoft Office with the ability to learn new programs
  • Have the ability to interpret rules, policies and procedures
  • Have experience providing administrative support
  • Demonstrate attention to detail
  • Be able to work in a team

**Whilst it is not essential, knowledge and understanding of the racing industry would be highly advantageous.

To be considered for this position please provide the following to: 

  • A covering letter outlining your ability to be successful in this role
  •  Your current resume

For a full description of the role please email Recruitment for a copy of the role profile

Applications close: 11 December 2017

Please note the following conditions apply:

  • May be required to work on weekends and extended hours when reasonably required
  • May be required to undergo a criminal history check
  • Must have the right to work in Australia