Kennel Attendant

Work with the GAP Kennel Attendant team providing care and enrichment to retired greyhounds in preparation for adoption.
Job Details
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Department: Greyhound Racing Victoria
Work Type: Casual/Temporary
Job Function: Other
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Melbourne - Western Metro
Reference: VG/GRV/AW/1640280
Closing Date: 07-Jul-2022
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD GAP Kennel Attendant 202112.docx.pdf (PDF, 562KB)

Contact: Samantha Ball

Position Details

Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) is the statutory authority responsible for regulating, conducting and promoting greyhound racing in Victoria, a sport that annually generates around $550 million in economic activity, over $3 billion in wagering and directly involves over 15,000 people. Our vision is “Victorian Greyhound Racing is a vibrant, entertaining and thriving sport with animal welfare at its heart”.

The Greyhound Adoption Program (GAP) is a key component of GRV's animal welfare strategies, providing retired greyhounds the opportunity to become a valued family pet.

About the Opportunity

We are seeking motivated people to join the GAP Kennel Attendant team. You will ensure all the daily needs of the greyhounds are met including feeding watering, exercising, providing enrichment and cleaning out the kennels.

  • the team works across seven days 7.30am to 4pm
  • weekday and weekend rosters available
  • casual shifts available at GAP Tullamarine

About You

We are seeking candidates who have:

  • experience and confidence in handling larger breed dogs
  • experience in an animal shelter or kennel, desirable
  • post-secondary studies in animal care or welfare, desirable
  • good interpersonal and customer service skills
  • sound MS Office and records maintenance skills
  • a Victorian driver's licence


GRV is committed to continuing to find new ways to contribute to our people's employment life cycle. Benefits provided include:

  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Comprehensive Wellbeing Program
  • Discounted Health Insurance and access to other corporate discounts

To apply, go to the website, search Greyhound Racing Victoria, select the position and click ‘apply now'. Your application must include a cover letter addressing the selection criteria (skills, knowledge, experience) and a copy of your resume, by Sunday 26 June 2022.

For more information, contact Rachael Bryant, GAP Operations Manager on

Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) is committed to building a workplace that not only respects but embraces difference and sees diversity as an essential part of our success. GRV is an organisation that is driven by values and strives for a culture of inclusion where all people feel respected, valued, listened to, inspired and that they belong.

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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