Steward - British Columbia, Canada

Ministry of Attorney General

Horse Racing Official, Steward
$65,600.24 - $90,900.08 annually

This posting is to establish an eligibility list for future permanent and/or temporary vacancies.  Currently there is a one year temporary appointment available. 

Are you an experienced racing industry professional seeking an exciting, rewarding career opportunity?

The Gaming Policy and Enforcement Branch (GPEB) provides policy, standards, regulatory, audit, conducts investigations and enforcement oversight of all gaming and horse racing sectors to ensure the integrity of public gaming in the Province. The Racing Division is responsible for overseeing horse racing events, determining the outcome of each race and adjudicating any related matters, to ensure and improve public confidence in the racing industry. 

Horse Racing Officials, (Stewards & Judges), are responsible for monitoring and enforcing the Rules of Thoroughbred & Standardbred Racing, Regulations and Policies at all race meetings, race tracks, and designated horse racing training centres in order to ensure the safety and integrity of horse racing. This is a unique role for an experienced individual with comprehensive working knowledge of the racing industry. You are an effective communicator, able to work collaboratively with a wide variety of groups, including horse racing regulatory agencies and associations, racing officials, owners, and other Judges and Stewards; provide supervision and control of horse racing meets to determine race winners; and prepare and present cases at review hearings. If you are looking for a new direction in your career and want to apply your experience in the pari-mutuel horse racing industry, we look forward to your application.

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Senior Secondary graduation or equivalent
  • Five (5) years of experience working in the pari-mutuel horse racing industry as a Racing Official, (Steward, Judge, Inspector, Placing Judge, Paddock Judge, Racing Secretary, or other Racing official position that involved interpreting the Rules of Horse Racing and making judgements)


  • Seven (7) years of experience in the pari-mutuel horse racing industry in a non Racing Official position that still involved interpreting the Rules of Horse Racing, such as Jockey, Driver, or Trainer.

For more information and to apply online by February 21, 2020, please go to:



Accepting Application Dates: 
February 3, 2020 to February 21, 2020
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100 940 Blanshard st
Victoria, BC V8W3E6

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