Penn National Gaming TRACK VETERINARIAN in Hobbs, New Mexico

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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:

  • Provide veterinary advice to Stewards on the health, welfare and fitness of race horses

  • Shall be in attendance during training and racing hours

  • Shall be in attendance at scratch time to verify vet scratches and make reports to the racing officials as promptly as possible

  • Making pre race assessments in the paddock before each race and post-race assessments of the horses, providing advice to stewards

  • Provide emergency care to horses on track and if required euthanize

  • Maintaining loss of incidents, injuries report

  • 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. Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the need arises with appropriate notification to Team Members.

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

  • Must be 21 years of age

  • Must hold a Veterinary license in the state of Ohio and be in good standing

  • Must be approved by the Ohio State Racing Commission

  • Must be licensed the Ohio State Racing Commission

  • Must have a thorough knowledge of the Ohio Racing Laws and Rules

  • Must have thorough knowledge of Thoroughbred horses

  • Must be able to work in various weather conditions

  • Excellent 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 60 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.

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

Equal Opportunity Employer

Job ID 2017-42934

Casino Property Zia Park Casino

Location US-NM-Hobbs

Posted Date 7/25/2017

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Racing Operations