Senior Steward - Western Region (As per award)

Job posted: 27/08/2021
Applications close: 01/10/2021 (Midnight)
12 days remaining

12 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Greyhound Racing Victoria

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Arts and Sports

Reference: VG/1562277

Reference: VG/1562277

Occupation: Arts and Sports

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) is the statutory authority responsible for regulating, conducting and promoting greyhound racing in Victoria, a sport that annually generates around $400 million in economic activity and over $3 billion in wagering and directly involves over 15,000 people. Our vision is “Victorian Greyhound Racing is a vibrant, entertaining, and thriving sport with animal welfare at its heart. The Greyhound Racing Integrity Unit (GRIU) Stewards Panel is key in upholding the integrity of the industry through ensuring transparent and fair conduct of racing.

About the Opportunity

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to join the GRIU Stewards Panel leadership team.

The Senior Stewards work collaboratively in supporting the Chief Steward and Deputy Chief Steward to ensure consistency in the conduct of all Victorian greyhound racing meetings, ensuring the delivery of the highest degree of fair and transparent practices for the sport. Race meetings are conducted at 13 clubs across the state, with the Senior Steward of the Western region having a focus in the areas of Geelong, Ballarat, Warrnambool and Horsham.

Senior Stewards are responsible for assisting ongoing improvements to relevant policy, guidelines, and procedures. You will investigate race day incidents and potential breaches of the Rules of Racing, prepare reports, and provide evidence to Victorian Racing Tribunal (VRT) enquiries and attend appeals at the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT).

A key focus of the role is operational guidance and leadership of a team of Panel members made up of stewards, judges, and data operators. The role requires flexible working with a combination of day, afternoon, evening and weekend shifts determined by the GRV race meeting schedule.

About You

We are seeking a candidate who have:

  • Extensive stewarding experience in greyhound racing or a related sport
  • Certificate IV Racing Services (Stewards) (desirable)
  • Certificate IV or Diploma in Leadership and Management (desirable)
  • a Victorian driver's licence.
  • operational people leadership experience
  • an understanding of the racing industry and the ethical issues in greyhound racing
  • demonstrated interpersonal & customer service skills
  • sound MS Office skills and the ability to prepare standard reports.


GRV is committed to continuing to find new ways to contribute to our people's employment life cycle. Benefits provided include:

  • ongoing professional development
  • 5 weeks annual leave (pro rata)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • comprehensive Wellbeing Program
  • discounted Health Insurance and access to other corporate discounts.

To apply, go to the careers.vic.gov.au website, search Greyhound Racing Victoria, select the position and click ‘apply now'. Your application must include a cover letter addressing the selection criteria (skills, knowledge, experience) and a copy of your resume, by close of business Friday, 1 October 2021.

For more information, contact Kaylah Cauchi, People & Culture Business Partner at kcauchi@grv.org.au

Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) is committed to building a workplace that not only respects but embraces difference and sees diversity as an essential part of our success. GRV is an organisation that is driven by values and strives for a culture of inclusion where all people feel respected, valued, listened to, inspired and that they belong.

All offers of Employment will be subject to a satisfactory police check

All employees must reside in Australia and have the right to work in Australia

Senior Steward - Western Region (As per award)

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

As per award


Kaylah Cauchi, People and Culture Business Partner | email: kcauchi@grv.org.au

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Senior Steward - Western Region (As per award)