Penn National Gaming, Inc.

RACING OFFICIAL

Job ID
2021-87134
Property
Hollywood Casino at The Meadows
Location
US-PA-Washington
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

 

Don’t just work. Work Happy.

 

A career in gaming? At The Meadows Casino, we think you'll enjoy an exciting industry, fast paced days and nights, diverse, enthusiastic co-workers, unlimited growth and support from one of the leaders in the industry.

An individual could be successful if they possess the following.

Your daily responsibilities include

  • Must assist with all morning work in Racing Secretary’s office. This work includes; rider changes, producing the next day’s program, getting entries filled, and getting the overnight completed and distributed for the following race day
  • Must act, at times as the Running Numbers Clerk. These duties include but are not limited to: observing races from start to finish and posting running numbers for the video production.
  • Must act, at times as Paddock Judge. These duties include but are not limited to: observing the horses in the paddock prior to the running of a race, to ensure the horses are wearing the proper equipment for racing; also ensures a responsible trainer or groom is in the paddock to care for the horse and prepare it for the race. The Paddock Judge is also involved in making sure drivers are fulfilling their duties and direct conduit between the Judges and the paddock. Candidate must have proper accreditation or approval if necessary for this position.
  • Must act, at times as Race Charter/Clerk of Course. These duties include but are not limited to: being responsible for watching races and charting horses positions, times and performance throughout the race. Candidate must have proper accreditation or approval if necessary for this position.
  • Must act, at times as the Starting Gate Driver. These duties include but are not limited to: driving the gate during Live Races and during Qualifier Races.  Candidate must have proper accreditation or approval if necessary for this position.
  • Must act, at times as Claim Clerk. These duties include but are not limited to: verifying the person making the claim is in good standing with the License Clerk and Bookkeeping offices. Once the claim is verified the Claims Clerk ensures the appropriate person receives the claim slip. In the event there are more than one claim, the Claims Clerk makes sure each parties has a fair chance at the claim
  • Must have thorough knowledge and understand of the Pennsylvania rules of Racing
  • Must have outstanding customer services skills

Qualifications

  • Must be 18 years of age
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Read, write legibly, understand and speak English
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft applications (Excel, Access, Word)
  • Must have held a Standardbred Racing License for a minimum of three years
  • Must know how to read a Condition Book
  • Must be able to obtain a Pennsylvania Racing Commission license
  • Excellent customer service/communication skills
  • Must meet professional appearance standards as prescribed by company policy
  • Must be able to respond to visual and oral cues
  • Able to work at a fast pace in often crowded/noisy environment and willing to work weekends and holidays
  • Physically mobile with reasonable accommodations including ability to push, pull, carry and lift up to 25 lbs., and the ability to push, pull, reach, bend, twist, stoop, stack, crouch, kneel and balance when performing job duties in varying work areas such as confined spaces
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Something to leave you with

Whether you prefer being at the center of it all or working behind the scenes, there’s a role for you at Penn National Gaming. We are a growing company but as big as we are, we still feel like family.  The areas of career opportunity with Penn are ideal for just about any skill set.  Our company wide commitment to making sure our guests smile as much as we do means you’ll enjoy a fun working environment anywhere within the organization.

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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