The Victor Harbor Horse Tram Authority is currently seeking applications for the following positions:

General Manager (Fixed Term Contract – 3 Years)

The newly established Victor Harbor Horse Tram Authority is seeking a suitably qualified General Manager to oversee the management of Victor Harbor’s iconic Horse Tram service.

The General Manager role is a full-time position and the successful applicant will be required to:

  • Manage the administration of the Authority including delivery of strategic objectives, stakeholder management and reporting to the Authority’s Board on operations.
  • Assist with the implementation and compliance of all relevant legislation including the Authority’s Charter, Budget, Business Plan, policies and procedures.
  • Monitor the care, maintenance and well-being of the eight horses currently in the team.
  • Manage all staff and volunteers including tram timetables and overall management of operations.
  • Manage the maintenance of trams, horse barn, track and capital assets.
  • Establish policies and procedures relating to work, health and safety.

Applicants would preferably have skills in either marketing and tourism; commercial business and financial management; people management and communication; horse management and/or husbandry.

A copy of the position description is provided below along with the advertisement.

Applications should be submitted to the Victor Harbor Horse Tram Authority Interim General Manager, Victoria MacKirdy by:

Applications close: 5pm on Friday, 4 January 2019.


Independent Board Members

The City of Victor Harbor is seeking independent board members for the Victor Harbor Horse Tram Authority which is responsible for the operations, business development and marketing of the iconic horse tram service.

Expressions of interest are being sought from people who have extensive experience in marketing and tourism, commercial business, financial management or horse husbandry.

The Victor Harbor Horse Tram Authority will hold a meeting at  least monthly. A honorarium will be paid for each position.

The terms of appointment for the successful board members are as follows:

  • two (2) positions for 24 months; and
  • two (2) positions for 36 months.

Applications should be submitted to the Victor Harbor Horse Tram Authority Interim General Manager, Victoria MacKirdy by:

Applications close: 5pm on Friday, 4 January 2019.

A copy of the board member advertisement is below:


If you have further questions about either of these positions please contact the Victor Harbor Horse Tram Authority’s Interim General Manager on localgov@victor.sa.gov.au or (08) 8551 0500.