• Racing Assistant Starter

    Job Locations US-WV-Chester
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Racing
    Department
    Racing Operations
    Shift
    Variable
    Location : Name Linked
    Mountaineer Casino Racetrack & Resort
  • Property Overview

    MPI TM

    Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort is located in Chester, WV. Mountaineer features slot machines, table games, live poker tables, a thoroughbred racetrack, an upscale hotel with amenities, spa, golf course, fine dining and entertainment, a theater and events center, and a convention center. We also have over 800 of the best Team Members. Visit Mountaineer online at www.MOREatMountaineer.com and follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

    Responsibilities

     

    JOB SUMMARY
    Responsible for schooling horses in the morning, setting up gate for the start of each race and ensuring the best start possible.

     

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Teaches and familiarizes young horses with the gate to break and school horses on the starters list.
    • Sets gate on track.
    • Puts the correct numbers on each gate.
    • Rakes tire tracks before and after the race.
    • Follows proper procedures for getting gate on and off track for each race.
    • Moves starting stands to each starting distance.
    • Makes all necessary equipment changes on the horse.
    • Loads and handles horses for each race.
    • Assists in loading horses that pull up during and after the race.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

    • Must have previous experience in either riding or handling horses.
    • Must have knowledge of racing and previous starting gate experience.
    • High School Diploma or GED equivalent preferred.
    • Able to obtain and maintain a valid state racing license.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIRONMENT

    • Frequent standing/walking/sitting for extended periods of time.
    • Work area is outdoors and subject to variable temperatures.
    • May be subject to smoking environment, moderate noise and bright lights.

    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Essential duties must be performed with or without reasonable accommodation.

    Company Overview

    Eldorado Resorts is a leading casino entertainment company that owns and operates twenty-eight properties in thirteen states, including Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. In aggregate, Eldorado’s properties feature approximately 27,500 slot machines and VLTs and 800 table games, over 12,500 hotel rooms and nearly 20,000 of the best Team Members in the industry!

     

    Founded in 1973 in Reno, Eldorado has been dedicated to providing exceptional guest service, a dynamic gaming product, award-winning dining, exciting entertainment and premier accommodations. Our extensive management experience and unwavering commitment to our team members, guests and shareholders have been the primary drivers of our strategic goals and success. We take pride in our reinvestment in our properties and the communities we support along with emphasizing our Family-Style approach in an effort to build loyalty among our team members and guests. We will continue to focus on the future growth and diversification of our company while maintaining our core values and striving for operational excellence. For more information about Eldorado Resorts, please visit www.eldoradoresorts.com.

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