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Penn National Gaming Track Superintendent - Racing in Hobbs, New Mexico


Don’t just work. Work Happy.

A career in gaming? At Zia Park Casino 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


  • Maintain daily track surface conditions to ensure highest levels of safety, consistency and fairness

  • Identify and procure needed equipment and materials required for operations

  • Ensure equipment and materials are used and maintained in highest professional manner

  • Assist in identifying and hiring competent staff for all pertinent positions in track maintenance department in conjunction with Racing Secretary, Facilities and Human Resources Departments

  • Create work schedules for personnel that maximizes efficiency, limits overtime and maintains budgetary requirements

  • Communicate and receive feedback as needed with horsemen, jockeys, racing officials and other departmental managers

  • Ensure all personnel adhere to all rules and regulations of employer

  • Enforce all safety practices and requirements

  • Comply with all requirements and requests of the New Mexico Racing Commission.

  • Assist as requested in other projects or needs for operations at Zia Park

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 may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must be 21 years of age

  • Must have minimum three year’s experience in similar type position or equivalent combination of education and experience which would provide necessary knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Must meet licensing requirements of New Mexico Racing Commission

  • Must adhere to all local, state and federal standards, including OSHA requirements

  • Must be able to operate heavy machinery (tractors, graders, loaders, etc.)

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Able to perform duties in all weather conditions


This job will 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.


Team Member 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 team member 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 team member is regularly required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The team member 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 team member 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 team member 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.

Team member 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 2019-57949

Casino Property Zia Park Casino