Penn National Gaming Clerk of Scales - Racing/Seasonal in Hobbs, New Mexico


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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

Position is Seasonal from September to December

Your daily responsibilities include:

  • Weigh jockeys out and in, and ensure that riders carry the correct assigned weight

  • Records all over weights and reports all infractions to the Stewards

  • Ensures all over weights are announced publicly and posted

  • Must ensure that scales have been certified to be accurate by a reputable company or governmental agency prior to the start of the race meet

  • Check scales for accuracy every race day

  • Maintain accurate scale sheets for each race

  • Must Assist Room custodian as necessary

  • Must have thorough knowledge and understand the New Mexico rules of Racing

Must perform other 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 18 years of age

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Read, write legibly, understand and speak English

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft applications (Excel, Access, Word)

  • Must be licensed with New Mexico Racing Commission

  • Excellent customer service/communication skills

  • Must meet professional appearance standards as prescribed by company policy


This job will not have supervisory responsibilities.


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.


Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.


Employee must be able to qualify for licenses and permits required by federal, state and local regulations.


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.


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.

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 2018-50748

Casino Property Zia Park Casino

Position Type Seasonal