Judge / Photo Finish Operator

A new opportunity for a casual Judge and Photo Finish Operator to join our team, and to work at our harness racing meetings across Victoria.
Job Details
Careers Logo
Department: Harness Racing Victoria
Work Type: Casual/Temporary
Job Function: Regulatory, Governance and Compliance
Classification: As per advertisement
Work Location: Melbourne - Western Metro
Reference: VG/HRV/HRV/1642016
Closing Date: 28-Feb-2023
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: No File Attached
Contact: Joanna Pecho

Position Details

About Us

Harness Racing Victoria (HRV) is a statutory body whose role is to oversee all harness racing activity in Victoria.  We are committed to developing a vibrant and sustainable harness racing industry which promotes participation, integrity and racing excellence and grow returns to all our stakeholders.  We run around 450 race meetings per year at 26 tracks throughout Victoria. 

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Stewards on race days, the Judge and Photo Finish Operator is responsible for operation and maintenance of the finish/timing system at race meetings, to determine the correct finishing order for each race.

Given the unique nature of this position and the operational requirements of the racing industry, the position is expected to travel within between HRV Head Office located in Flemington, Tabcorp Park Melton, country clubs and regional Victoria to attend Victorian day/night harness meetings, and must be able to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.

About You

  • Experience in working as a judge /photo finish operator or similar, desirable
  • Strong interest in harness racing
  • Strong work ethic
  • The ability to work under pressure, achieve deadlines and ensure accuracy of all work performed
  • A high degree of personal integrity
  • Strong attention to detail, time management and ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and/or as part of a team
  • A valid Australian Drivers Licence, and ownership of a reliable vehicle


  • Career development and training
  • Be part of a dedicated and supportive work environment
  • Challenging and Varied role


HRV is committed to providing a flexible and inclusive work culture that values and supports diversity and inclusion.

Candidates will be required to successfully complete background checks in accordance with company policy.

The successful applicant will be provided with on and off the job training.

The position holder must possess a current VIC motor vehicle driver's licence.

For a confidential discussion please email hresources@hrv.org.au


Applications close 28 February 2023

From here...