Penn National Gaming, Inc.

Equipment Operator Full Time

Location US-PA-Grantville
Job ID
2020-77221
Casino Property
Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Category
Facilities & Marine

Overview

 

Don’t just work. Work Happy.

 

A career in gaming? At Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course, 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

  • Operate general equipment such as tractors, horse ambulance, and pick up trucks, for the purpose of maintaining Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course grounds in order to assist in reaching profitability, guest satisfaction, workforce strength, and compliance goals. 
  • Prepare equipment for use each day and make proper equipment changes according to the weather.
  • Prepare track, paddock, and barn areas for racing by watering, harrowing, floating, fixing washouts, and placing pipes and cones when and wherever necessary to ensure proper training and racing conditions are met.
  • Must maintain the speed, when operating equipment, that will ensure the safety of the horses and riders.
  • Open and close track gates for other tractor drivers.
  • Check equipment for proper function after each shift.
  • Clean equipment (inside and out), make any minor adjustments, and return equipment to their proper station each night; report anything more than a minor problem to supervisor.
  • Shovel the board and outside fence.
  • Pass on any information as to the condition of the track to supervisor and/or department manager.
  • Assist with the loading and unloading of the injured horses when requested by maintaining radio contact with the Stewards.
  • Verify working condition of the radios before the first race.

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

  • Less than high school education; or up to three months of related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. 
  • Ability to write simple correspondence. 
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees of the organization.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Must have the ability to read a level and surveyor's scope.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. 
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Must have valid PA driver's license with a clean record.
  • Must qualify for the Pennsylvania State Racing Commission license.

 

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 will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Walking 20% of the time.
  • Sitting 50% of the time.
  • Standing 20% of the time.
  • Bending and lifting 10% of the time.
  • Climbing up heights in excess of 50 feet.
  • Lifting/moving maximum of 40 lbs.
  • Ability to see 20/20, color, and/or peripherally.
  • Must be flexible and willing to work overtime and during adverse weather conditions.

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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