Penn National Gaming, Inc.

  • Assistant Starter - Horse Racing - Part-Time!

    Location US-WV-Charles Town
    Posted Date 6 days ago(2/14/2020 3:20 PM)
    Job ID
    Casino Property
    Hollywood Casino at CharlesTown
    Position Type
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview



    Don’t just work. Work Happy.


    A career in gaming? At Hollywood Casino Charles Town 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 enforce the West Virginia Racing Commission Rules of Racing while on the racetrack, writing reports of all violations that take place while on duty.
    • Ensures starting car vehicle is in proper working order prior to each race.   Car and mechanical gate systems must have regular proper servicing and maintenance.
    • Once on racetrack with horses, ensures proper parading of horses leading up to start of race.
    • Ensures all horses are aligned in the proper starting position leading up to start of race.    Must control direction of gate vehicle in order to have a fair and safe start for all participants.
    • Will assist Starter in reporting to Judges any infractions occurring during race.
    • Assists horse ambulance workers to remove injured horse from track.
    • Must be available to work for any training, schooling, racing, or qualifying hours.

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

    • Must be 21 years of age.
    • High School Diploma or equivalent.
    • Must be licensed by West Virginia Racing Commission.
    • Must be knowledgeable of the Virginia Racing Commission Rules of Racing.
    • Must have a valid driver’s license.
    • Read, write legibly, understand, and speak English.
    • 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.
    • 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.

    Something to leave you with

    Penn National Gaming is more than you may realize. We have properties throughout the United States and Canada and are embarking on an aggressive growth mode. Our departments and areas of opportunity are ideal for just about any skill set. And our company-wide commitment to making sure our guests smile as much as we do means you’ll enjoy a fun working environment.



    Equal Opportunity Employer



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