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Equestrian Professional (Training / Trackwork)
Equestrian Professional (Training / Track work) A rare opportunity for a highly experienced equestrian professional ready for a significant career move into a progressive rural and regional racing stable. Stephen Jones t/as Stephen Jones Racing is an organisation that delivers excellence in training of thoroughbred horses. Our operations are primarily based at Scone whilst also having responsibilities across nearby locations in North West NSW.
Our commitment to quality, reliability and continuous improvement is evident through our outstanding racing industry reputation. We are seeking to retain a key employee who will create a new standard when it comes to delivery of thoroughbred training services. Culture is key to the success of our organisation.
By living and breathing the incredible culture we have built you will be given the opportunity to thrive and gain a great deal of autonomy. Role Taking instructions from our Head Trainer regarding day to day training operations Executing individualised training programs Conducting our daily track work riding schedule Attending race track meetings with our Head Trainer and clients Overseeing the daily nutritional and veterinary needs of our horses Maintaining records of stable operations in compliance with the "Rules of Racing" Directing cleaning contractors to maintain appropriate hygiene standards Preferred Criteria High level equestrian experience Ability to work under limited supervision and to comply with training schedules and plans Good verbal and written communication skills Professional presentation Essential Criteria A minimum of five years full time experience as a jockey, track rider or in a closely related equestrian occupation; Physically fit; and Prepared to obtain police certificates, or other statutory clearances and licenses as required. N.
B. Stephen Jones Racing is a strictly drug and alcohol free work place What we offer For a candidate meeting the criteria for this position we offer a salary of $55,000 - $78,000 per annum plus additional incentives including prize percentage shares for an exceptional candidate. Active encouragement to develop your career through further training will also be provided.
Please include a cover letter which provides clear explanation of why you are applying for the role, along with a current resume, noting at least two business references. Applications without a cover letter or references will not be considered for this position. Applications will be accepted for this position until close of business 24 January 2021.