Curraheen Park Greyhound Stadium Racing Operative

Rásaíocht Con Éireann / Greyhound Racing Ireland has responsibility for the promotion, regulation, and on-going development of the Greyhound industry in Ireland. A vacancy has arisen at Curaheen Park Greyhound Stadium for the position of Racing Operative. Full details of the position are outlined below.

Job Title: Racing Operative (Part-time)

Reports to: Racing Manager

Location: Curaheen Park Greyhound Stadium

Key responsibilities and duties include:

-Collection and balancing of Race Entry Fees.

-Collection and balancing of Trial Fees.

-Racing Management System (RMS) Data Input.

-Operation of the Photo finish equipment.

-Acting as a judge at race night events.

-Assisting the stewards of the meeting with kennel and parading duties.

-Cover of Racing Office during racing events.

-Assisting and monitoring the printing of race cards.

-Carry out any work-related requests as required in the weight room and kennel area. Comply with all IGB procedures to include all statutory procedures - Fire Health and Safety, hygiene, internal audit.

-To carry out any other reasonable task as assigned by management to meet with business needs.

Hours of Work

The role is a part-time role, with a guaranteed minimum of 8 hours per week to cover at trial sessions and race events. Days of the week will normally be every Friday & Saturday but are subject to change.

Education and Preferred Behaviours and Competencies

-At least 6 months gained demanding role with excellent problem solving and analytical skills;

-Proficient in Microsoft Office suite particularly Excel & Word;

-Fluency in English is essential.

-Good interpersonal and communication skills.

-A full driving licence is preferred.

-Has the ability to work towards tight deadlines whilst using their own initiative;

-Ability to learn quickly and work as part of a team; 

-Seeking a challenging work environment;