Newbridge Greyhound Stadium Racing Operative

Rásaíocht Con Éireann / Greyhound Racing Ireland (GRI) has responsibility for the promotion, regulation and on-going development of the Greyhound industry in Ireland.  A vacancy has arisen at our Newbridge venue 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: Newbridge 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 GRI 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 business needs.

Hours of Work

The role is a part-time role, with a minimum of 3-4 hours per week to cover at trial sessions and race events.  Normal working days can be Thursday to Sunday  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.

-       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