Working at the GRR


The Grand River Raceway is a dynamic hospitality, racing, and gaming destination. We deliver an exceptional live and participatory entertainment experience. Our dedicated team of talented individuals is at the heart of our success, providing consistently exceptional guest service.

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Our Values

Our core values are an integral part of our work culture and we are seeking enthusiastic team members that embrace our 5 values:

Commitment: We will be all in for each other, our guests, and dedicated to the success of the organization.

Integrity: We are respectful, honest, open, ethical, and fair in our relationships. People trust us to keep our word. Be real and genuine!

Accountability: We will take personal accountability for our actions and results. Delivering our very best in all we do, we will own it!

Creativity: We will embrace and drive change, challenging the status quo. Act with courage and be bold!

Teamwork: We will create a culture of warmth and belonging. Creating a positive environment that is encouraging, optimistic, and fun. Inspiring and mentoring each other!

Awards & Designations

The GRR is certified as a Great Place to Work.

2022 List of Best Workplaces™ for Retail & Hospitality.
2021 List of Best Workplaces™ for Retail & Hospitality.
2020 List of Best Workplaces™ for Retail & Hospitality.

2016 recipient of the Business Excellence Award for Best Hospitality and Tourism, as awarded by the Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce.

Current Openings

Event Servers

Event Servers will be responsible for providing high levels of customer care to support our Events Centre. The servers will perform customer care duties in a friendly and professional manner at and ensure that the guests have a pleasant dining and enjoyable experience.



During race season June to September Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays you will ensure safety and compliance of repair and tack shoes, handling a variety of animal temperaments, and emergency services during practices & races.



During race season June to September Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays you will monitor and verify guest check-ins and provide assistance, provide instructions to racing participants, and monitor guest activities and adhere to policies.


Line Cooks

The Line Cooks will be responsible for the preparation of high-quality North American cuisine to support our Events Centre during live horse racing June through September. The Line Cooks will work as a supportive team member in a high-energy, friendly workplace while following all safety and sanitary procedures.


Camera Operator

Reporting to the Video Director, you will be required to film live horse racing along with, set-up and strike equipment, film outdoor live racing in various camera locations, and post graphics with speed, efficiency and accuracy.


Track Maintenance Operator

Operate track maintenance equipment to prepare standardbred racetrack to appropriate racing conditions. Ensure safety and compliance and track readiness for racing, training, and qualifying. 25 – 30 hrs per week.


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Jobs with Elements Casino Grand River

The Grand River Raceway is not the employer for the Elements Casino Grand River. These positions are hired and managed by the slots gaming operator.

To inquire about these positions please contact Elements Casino Grand River at 519-846-2022 or visit their website.

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