• Seasonal - Paddock Judge/Identifier

    Location US-NM-Hobbs
    Posted Date 2 months ago(6/17/2019 6:59 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-64128
    Casino Property
    Zia Park Casino
    Position Type
    Seasonal
    Category
    Racing Operations
  • Overview

    Don’t just work. Work Happy.

     

    A career in gaming? At Penn National Gaming 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.

     

    This Position is a Seasonal role from September - December 2019 

     

    Your daily responsibilities include

    • Must be knowledgeable on rules and regulations of New Mexico Racing Commission
    • Verifies horses are in proper paddock stalls according to race number and post position
    • Verifies horses are wearing proper equipment for racing
    • Ensures responsible trainer is in paddock to saddle the horse and prepare it for the race
    • Ensures proper flow of horses entering and exiting paddock for safety of participants
    • Makes announcements of pertinent information regarding races
    • Constant communication with Stewards on scratches, changes and up to date information on participants in races
    • Ensures horses are lined up and ready to properly to enter track for post parade according to scheduled post times
    • Coordinates with other officials working in Paddock
    • Must be available to work for any training, schooling or racing hours

    To be successful in this position it will require the following skill set

    To be successful in this position it will require the following skill set:

    • 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)
    • Excellent customer service/communication skills
    • Must meet professional appearance standards as prescribed by company policy

     

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES                                                   

    This job will not have supervisory responsibilities.

     

    LANGUAGE SKILLS

    Ability to read and interpret documents in English, such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to read and communicate verbally in English. Written communication skills in English may also be required. Ability to speak and understand Spanish is an asset.

     

    REASONING ABILITY

    Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.

     

    CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

    Employee must be able to qualify for licenses and permits required by federal, state and local regulations.

     

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and peripheral vision.

     

    The employee must regularly lift, push, pull and/or move up to 75 pounds and have 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.

     

    WORK ENVIRONMENT

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while

    performing the essential functions of this job. Able to perform duties in all weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

     

    Employee could be exposed to an environment containing unrestricted second hand tobacco smoke.

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