Penn National Gaming Test Barn Technician in Hobbs, New Mexico

More information about this opportunity:

Your daily responsibilities include:

Promotes safety for personnel, guests and horses at the Zia Park Racetrack by performing the following duties:

  • Provide assistance to the State Veterinarian

  • Responsible for taking urine and blood samples from horses designated by the stewards or commission

  • Responsible for accurately maintaining records

  • Responsible for keeping Test Barn and horse barns clean and orderly between races

  • This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive and team members may also be asked to perform other reasonable related duties as assigned. This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive and team members may also be asked to perform other reasonable related duties as assigned.

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 minimum of 18 years of age

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Must be knowledgeable of the Rules of Racing.

  • Able to work at a fast pace in often crowded/noisy environment

  • Excellent customer service/communication skills

  • Must meet professional appearance standards as prescribed by company policy.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job willnothave 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.

Must be able to catch loose or troubled horses while maintaining control of the pony being ridden.

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.

Job ID 2017-42996

Casino Property Zia Park Casino

Location US-NM-Hobbs

Posted Date 7/25/2017

Position Type Seasonal

Category Racing Operations