Penn National Gaming Saddling Assistant in Grantville, Pennsylvania
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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
The Racing Valet is responsible for ensuring that the Jockeys, Jockey equipment and attire are prepared and secured for each race in a timely and efficient mannerEnsure that horses are saddled properly
Prepare jockey equipment prior to each race
Ensure that jockey is properly attired for each race
Assist jockey in unsaddling of horses
Provide professional representation at internal and external meetings and events.
Demonstrate abilities to meet performance expectations with Communications, Initiative/Problem Solving, Guest Service/Interpersonal Relations, Work Habits and Conduct, and Responsible Gaming/Business Ethics.
Ensure interactions with internal and external guests follow the guidelines of the customer service program.
Adhere to all Corporate and local policies, procedures, and operating guidelines.
To be successful in this position it will require the following skill set
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 will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
High School Diploma/GED; 0-6 months of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience;must have experience working with and around horses, not necessarily as a Valet.
Answer routine questions from co-workers
Lead completion of daily tasks within the department or work unit
Interact with others when necessary to achieve desired outcomes
Must have the ability to read, write and speak English.
Must have the ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from guests.
Must have the ability to read and interpret documents, such as safety rules.
Must have the ability to perform basic math skills
Must qualify for a license with the Pennsylvania State Racing Commission and meet any credentialing requirements of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board.
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.
Walking90% of the time
Standing10% of the time
Bending and lifting75% of the time
Climbing up heights in excess of10-12feet
Lifting/moving maximum of25lbs.
Ability to see 20/20, color, and/or peripherally
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This is a smoking environment in guest areas and a non-smoking, with the exception of designated areas, employee environment.
Must be able to work in various weather conditions
Moderate Noise Level
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 2018-54638
Casino Property Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course
Position Type Regular Part-Time
Category Racing Operations