Industry Job Opportunities

We welcome harness racing industry role advertisements on this page.
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HERO Educator - Position available

As the HERO programme is expanding we are looking for a competent horse educator to join the team. This would include, breaking in and schooling off the track standardbreds to a high level.

If you are interested in being part of a positive, life after racing initiative or for more information please contact either:

Georgie Bolton [email protected]                             

Natalie Gameson [email protected]

View the full job advert here


Full or part time work available

Must have experience with horses and be able to drive track work.
Being able to track drive is a must.

Contact via email or Facebook [email protected]


Majestic Horse Floats - Drivers Required

CLASS 2 OR 4
FULL TIME

CHRISTCHURCH, PALMERSTON NORTH AND WAIKATO BASED DRIVERS REQUIRED

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 either phone or forward your CV to:

Ward Austin, CEO, Majestic Horse Floats
[email protected]
027 540 9259

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


Summer Jobs at The Races

Looking for work over summer? The Races need physically fit crew members and team leaders to join their Event Delivery team for a contract to install infrastructure for events across New Zealand. Please follow the link below to see what opportunities are available.