Penn National Gaming ASSISTANT RACING SECRETARY in Hobbs, New Mexico

More information about this opportunity:

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.

Your daily responsibilities include:

SUMMARY

Assists the Racing Secretary in planning and arranging racing schedules and assigning handicapped weights to horses at racetrack by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Analyzes official workout and past performance records to arrange races between horses of equal experience and ability.

Handicaps horse in each race by assigning weight it will carry based on data such as age, sex, total winnings of horse, and distances of races won.

Confers with track management personnel to plan types of races to schedule and to determine purse for each race.

Reviews application requesting permission to enter and train horse for competition.

Accepts application and entrance fee from owner.

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.

Records changes of ownership and submits report to track officials.

Observes race to study ability and form of horse, verifies selection of entries, and assignment of handicap weights.

Accept entries and check eligibility of each horse entered.

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

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Master's degree (M. A.) or equivalent; or four to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Must qualify for licensing with the New Mexico Racing Commission.

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. 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.

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.

Now that you have read about who we are, here is your opportunity to see what we're about!

Equal Opportunity Employer

Job ID 2017-42965

Casino Property Zia Park Casino

Location US-NM-Hobbs

Posted Date 7/25/2017

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Racing Operations