Industry Job Opportunities

We welcome harness racing industry role advertisements on this page.
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18 November

Track Supervisor

Location: Auckland – Alexandra Park
Permanent – Full time (45 hours/week)

We are seeking a motivated, enthusiastic person with appropriate skills to undertake the role of Track Supervisor with the day-to-day maintenance of Alexandra Park’s racetrack. This is a permanent full-time position, with the 45 hours a week schedule being flexible to fit with work requirements.  The suitable candidate will be required to work all race nights/days including 41 Fridays nights, 2 Saturdays and New Year’s Eve.

The Track Superviser job description can be viewed here

Please view full advert on seek - https://www.seek.co.nz/job/54892581

If interested, please send your CV to [email protected]


30th October

Data Analyst - Harness Racing New Zealand

Exciting opportunity in the racing industry
Christchurch based
Permanent – full time

We require an experienced analyst to extract and analyse data, and to present the information and recommended insights to the HRNZ management and Board.

The full job advert can be viewed here


October 18

Majestic Horse Floats - Drivers Required

AUCKLAND & WAIKATO BASED

CLASS 2, 4 or 5

FULL TIME

To be suitable for this role applicants MUST have previous experience working with horses!

Majestic Horse Floats has been established since 1938 and is New Zealand’s leading provider of transport to the equine industry. To ensure our national market leading presence we are developing the size and scope of our driving teams around the country.

Ideally you come from within our industry and have a flexible can-do attitude as no two days are the same and we operate 7 days per week. Your geographical knowledge and customer leading focus set you apart from others you work with.

We have a fleet of 33 trucks around the country and there is interisland and overnight travel expected. You will be expected to work 6 of every 7 days, with 1 weekend off per calendar month. This is a salary remunerated position.

PLEASE NOTE: APPLICANTS MUST BE CONFIDENT AND EXPERIENCED IN HANDLING AND LOADING A VARIETY OF DIFFERENT HORSES.

We deal with a variety of horses some of which may be young or haven’t been handled much, you must have the skills and patience necessary to load these horses safely.

To express interest, please contact:

Auckland Position:
Ward Austin (CEO)
[email protected] or 09-236-1315 

Waikato Position:
Mark Jones (Waikato & Central Districts Transport Manager)
[email protected] or 07-827-5028

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa and a class 2, 4 or 5 licence.


October 7

Farm Manager

Tardina Stud Ltd is now looking for a Farm Manager for their boutique standardbred stud based in North Waikato.

The ideal candidate will have extensive practical application of farm and equipment maintenance and management and be a true stock person.

Whilst experience around horses is preferred it is not essential as all training will be provided.

This role will include foaling down mares, handling young stock and yearling sales preparation.

The successful candidate will work with a small team of passionate people who strive for excellence in everything they do. Confident communication and computer skills are required. This is a live on farm position with a 2-bedroom cottage available.

Candidate must be in the country and able to work in NZ.

Email resume to [email protected]