Investigative Steward

22 May 2019

About the Organisation

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 approximately 450 race meetings per year at 28 tracks throughout Victoria. 

The Opportunity

HRV has an exciting opportunity within the Flemington Head Office as an Investigative Steward reporting into to the Investigations and Compliance Manager.

HRV's integrity unit is responsible for overseeing the reputation and integrity of harness racing in Victoria.  The key responsibilities of this role include:

  • Initiating & conducting investigations to ensure compliance with the Australian Harness Racing Rules.
  • Interviewing participants & witnesses
  • Preparing formal statements & briefs of evidence for inquiries and hearings. 

About You

  • Applicants must be able to manage confidential information and conduct themselves with integrity, professionalism and fairness. 
  • A genuine desire to work and make a contribution to protecting the integrity of the racing industry is a must. 
  • Experience gained at law enforcement level or background in intelligence analysis is highly desirable. 
  • Knowledge of Australian rules of harness racing, equine drug use & analytical procedures will also be highly regarded. 


  • Career development and training
  • Be part of a dedicated and supportive work environment
  • Challenging and varied role
  • Onsite parking & gym
  • Genuine work life balance and flexible work arrangements

The successful applicant will be required to satisfactorily complete background screening checks.

For a confidential discussion please call HRV on 03 8378 0200.

Applications close 16 June 2019

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