Track Assistant - Gloucester Park Harness Racing

10 December 2019 | Gloucester Park Harness Racing
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Track Assistant (Gloucester Park Harness Racing)

  • Opportunity to join a well-established and energetic Track Maintenance team    

Who are we?

Gloucester Park is the home of harness racing in Western Australia; the course was built in 1929 and is located on the banks of the Swan River in the exclusive precinct of East Perth. It is a unique and versatile venue, not only showcasing exciting harness racing every Friday night but also hosting events throughout the year. The superbly appointed facilities include numerous restaurants operating during race nights with function rooms available for private hire on any day or night of the week

We are looking for a Track Assistant to join the Track maintenance team and be part of maintaining and ensuring the track is ready for racing. This will involve driving tractors and other heavy machinery to ensure the track is prepared and refurbished ready for the next race.  

In this role you will be expected to work on Race Nights and work closely with the Track Curator. Race timetables vary throughout the year, but our main feature night is every Friday, with midweek and weekend races also scheduled throughout the month depending on the season. 

The right candidates will have:

  • Current driver’s license HR class preferable
  • Experience driving tractors and other heavy equipment
  • A passion for track maintenance
  • Flexibility with working hours
  • Welding, fabricating or mechanical experience desirable
  • Able to work in a fast-paced team environment
  • Strong safety knowledge with working in a high-risk environment & around horses
  • Professional attitude and highly motivated.

Culture

Gloucester Park is a hard-working fast paced business environment where all departments act as one cohesive team. We encourage workplace bonding, constant interaction and communication, progressive ideas and workplace transparency. Our workplace is a supportive network of colleagues whom function on open business principals.

How to apply

Please send your cover letter and resume through to Eddie Soto – HR Advisor on hr@gloucesterpark.com.au  or call (08) 9323 3555 for a confidential discussion.

Please Note:  only short-listed applicants will be contacted.