GAP Assessor - Seymour

Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) is the statutory authority responsible for regulating, conducting and promoting greyhound racing in Victoria, a sport that annually generates around $400 million in economic activity and over $2 billion in wagering and directly involves over 15,000 people. GRV is committed to attracting, selecting and retaining the best calibre of people to achieve the highest level of performance and behavioural standards required for each position. This will help GRV to professionally regulate, conduct and promote greyhound racing and welfare in Victoria with integrity and care, and to ensure an engaging, ethical and sustainable sport. Our vision is 'Victorian Greyhound Racing is a vibrant, entertaining and thriving sport with animal welfare at its heart.'
Job Details
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Department: Greyhound Racing Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Other
Classification: As per award
Work Location: VIC - various
Reference: VG/1378020
Closing Date: 19-Dec-2018
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD - GAP Assessor.pdf (PDF, 154KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Larissa Darragh
on (03) 5799 0166

Position Details

  • Based in Seymour
  • Full time – ongoing

Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) is the statutory authority responsible for regulating, conducting and promoting greyhound racing in Victoria, a sport that annually generates around $400 million in economic activity and over $2 billion in wagering and directly involves over 15,000 people.

GRV is committed to attracting, selecting and retaining the best calibre of people to achieve the highest level of performance and behavioural standards required for each position.  This will help GRV to professionally regulate, conduct and promote greyhound racing and welfare in Victoria with integrity and care, and to ensure an engaging, ethical and sustainable sport.

Our vision is “Victorian Greyhound Racing is a vibrant, entertaining and thriving sport with animal welfare at its heart.

The GAP is an initiative dedicated to finding homes for greyhounds that are no longer suitable for racing. GAP was established in 1996 and now has a dedicated facility at Seymour, GAP has successfully re-homed thousands of greyhounds since its induction.   Our aim at GAP is to continue to grow and to maintain our position as the leading greyhound adoption program in Australia and one of the world's leading greyhound adoption programs.

The primary purpose of this role is to conduct behavioural assessments on greyhounds entering the Greyhound Adoption Program (GAP) whilst assisting with the greyhounds with the transition to pet life, and providing administrative support to the GAP office.  This includes conducting behavioural assessment off site at various testing locations around the state as well as conducting assessments at the GAP in Seymour.

The administrative support includes but is not limited to answering enquires, attending promotions, transporting greyhounds to our other facilities and other duties as required.

It is essential that the person has the ability to prioritise tasks in a busy environment, has the ability to communicate effectively with people from all walks of life, with great attention to detail and accuracy.

To apply, please go to the vacancies on careers.vic.gov.au website, search Greyhound Racing Victoria and select the position and click ‘apply now'.  All applications must include a cover letter addressing the selection criteria together with a copy of your resume by close of business Wednesday 19 December 2018.  For further information please contact Larissa Darragh, GAP Adoption Manager on (03) 5799 0166.

GRV is an EEO employer

GRV's Values, Respect – Integrity – Transparent – Collaborative – Safety – Responsive – Progressive

 

All offers of Employment will be subject to a satisfactory police check

All employees must reside in Australia and have the right to work in Australia


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