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Part-Time Safety Officer - Exercise Rider And Jockey Program

Written by Marie McMullen, Olds College
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The Continuing Education Department has an opportunity available for a part-time Safety Officer. The Safety Officer is needed for the month of March 2015, Monday to Friday for approximately 3 - 4 hours/day.

The successful candidate will be an expert in the Flat Racing industry in Alberta to ensure the safety of the Exercise Rider and Jockey Program instructors, students, and horses when travelling from the Olds Agricultural Society barns to the racetrack. The Safety Officer will understand the temperament of the Thoroughbred race horse and respond proactively when required.

The Safety Officer must be licensed by Horse Racing Alberta and have at least 2 years of experience in the Flat Racing industry. Candidates may be requested to demonstrate physical and practical capabilities to fulfill the position requirements.

The Safety Officer will have the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with a team. The successful candidate will be a team player who is responsible to the program Instructor /Coordinator and works cooperatively with the instructional staff and students.

Having graduated from the Olds College Racetrack Programs and/or having equine experience would be considered an asset(s).

Please forward a resume quoting competition #14099C. Preference will be given to applications received by September 14, 2014 however; this competition will remain open until a suitable candidate has been selected. For further information on this and otheremployment opportunities, please visit our website at

Applications may be sent by e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or in writing to:

Human Resources
Olds College
4500 - 50 Street
Olds, Alberta T4H 1R6

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