SA - Casual Starter/Steward

05 September 2018 | the offices of the Chairman of Stewards



Casual Starter/Steward

Harness Racing South Australia (HRSA) is the controlling body for the harness racing industry in South Australia.

Applications are invited for the casual position of Starter/Steward.

The successful applicant will be based in Adelaide, reporting to the Chairman of Stewards, and will undertake duties as required as the role of the starter and part of the Stewards panel. These duties will include:

  • Attending and starting race meetings within South Australia;
  • Pre race preparation and race day results and comments;
  • Preparation for inquiries, if needed and stable inspections when required.


The following skills are essential:

  • A thorough understanding of the Australian Harness Racing Rules;
  • Ability to read a race and interpret driving and racing tactics;
  • Developed judgement and decision making skills in line with legal principles;
  • Ability to comprehend confidential inquiries and investigations;
  • Team skills and an ability to communicate at all levels

The successful applicant should have previous experience in racing, or a similar regulatory environment.

Remuneration is based around the current agreed meeting fee for casual starters and stewards.

Applications should be marked “Confidential” and addressed to:

Chairman of Stewards

Harness Racing South Australia

1 Globe Derby Drive,

Globe Derby Park, South Australia 5110

Applications close at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, 21st September 2018. Enquiries can be directed to Simon Ewen, Chairman of Stewards on (08) 8285 0736