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Sovereign Hill is a dynamic group of museums presenting the mining, social, cultural and environmental heritage of the Ballarat region and its impact on Australia’s history.

Sovereign Hill maintains teams of working horses living and working at Sovereign Hill. The Horse Department is responsible for maintaining the horses and their quarters and for ensuring the horses carry out their daily work schedule. Horse breeds include Clydesdales, Percherons, cross breeds of these two breeds and Quarter horses. Experience with these breeds is essential.

The Ticket Sales & Horse Works is responsible for contributing to the Horse Department’s day to day operations in Sovereign Hill’s Township, stables and paddocks by assisting with the general care of horses, cleaning of stables and roads and engaging with visitors undertaking rides on horse drawn vehicles.

To be successful in this role you must have:

If this sounds like the opportunity you have been looking for please visit our website at for more information including a full position description and information on how to apply including key selection criteria.

Applicants must be eligible to work in Australia and appointment is subject to satisfactory Police Record, Working with Children Check and Pre-Employment medical.