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 Youghal 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:                                             Youghal 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 guaranteed minimum of 8 hours per week to cover at trial sessions and race events.  Normal working days can be Monday, Wednesday and 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.
  • 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