Job Opportunities

Trainee Stipendiary Steward

The Racing Integrity Unit Ltd commenced operations in February 2011 and is an independent organisation charged with managing integrity issues within the New Zealand racing industry.

Bringing together Stipendiary Steward and Racecourse Investigator functions for the three codes – harness, thoroughbred and greyhound, the RIU is responsible for investigating and prosecuting breaches of the Rules of Racing.

An exciting opportunity exists within the RIU for a Trainee Stipendiary Steward.

The person we are looking for will have a basic knowledge of racing – greyhound, harness or thoroughbred. It is essential you understand that you will be trained to work as a Stipendiary Steward across all three codes. Work involves a five day roster with a requirement to work outside normal office hours.

A knowledge and competence in computer technology and experience in Word and Excel would be an advantage.

You will have energy, enthusiasm and a passion for the racing industry and a willingness to embrace change.

The successful applicant will be based in the RIU’s office in Christchurch. Travel and relocation maybe required after initial training.

A job description is available here and on our website –

To apply, please email your CV and covering letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Applications close on Tuesday 31st October at 5.00pm.