Penn National Gaming, Inc.

Assistant Racing Secretary

Location US-PA-Grantville
Job ID
Casino Property
Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course
Position Type
Regular Full-Time



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

  • Works with Racing Secretary to analyze official past performance records to create and arrange races between horses of equal experience and ability.
  • Confers with Racing Secretary to plan types of races to schedule and to determine purse for each race.
  • Reviews applications requesting permission to enter and train horse for competition.
  • Accepts application and entrance fees from owners-trainers.
  • Registers names of persons having financial interest in horse.
  • Reviews racing information to be published in newspaper, racing form, and daily racing program. - Directs activities of workers engaged in duties such as compiling racing information and assigning stable space.
  • Records information regarding official racing result to keep file on each horse's ability.
  • Observes race to study ability and form of horse; verifies selection of entries.
  • Acts as liaison with horsemen on racing-related matters.

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

  • Must be 21 years of age.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Read, write legibly, understand, and speak English. 
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Access, Word).
  • Must be licensed with PA Racing Commission.
  • 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

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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