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 Job Information 
  Job Title: Racing Official
  Category: Racing Operations
  Type of Assignment: Seasonal
  Position Type: Full Time
  City/Town: Wilmington
  State/Province: Delaware
  Pay Rate Unit: Hour

 Job Description 
   
 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Creates and ensures a fun-filled, entertaining and exciting environment where the flawless delivery and execution of service excellence is paramount.
  • Responsible to perform the job responsibilities of the following positions, as needed: Paddock Judge,                            Horse Identification, Clerk of Sales and Claims Clerk.
  • Responsible for administering racing office general responsibilities i.e. take entries, scratches, etc.
  • Post numbers during running of races.
  • Determine the order of finish.
  • Post the numbers of the first four horses on the tote board.
  • Provide the Horsemen’s Bookkeeper with a copy of the official placement of horses with the names of the                        first five (5) horses finishing each race.
  • Proofread official program.
  • Draws post positions for races.
  • Administer condition book and overnight.
  • Responsible to administer correct procedures for all claims.
  • Responsible to administer stake nominations.
  • Assists the Assistance Racing Secretary on weights and eligibility.
  • Maintain professionalism at all times when working with and responding to team members and/or guests.
  • Communicate (both written and verbal) with and promote positive team member and guest relations.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Extensive knowledge of Thoroughbred Racing Industry and the Rules and Regulations of Delaware                                   Racing Commission.
  • Must be able to successfully complete the background check require.
  • Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel & Microsoft Word Applications.
  • Must have strong organizational skills and clerical background, required.
  • Attention to detail and high level of energy required.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and effectively communicate with guests, team members and management is mandatory.
  • Must be able to handle all types of team member/guest related situations; relay all team member/guest compliments and complaints to department management.              
  • Must be able to stand, sit, walk, and bend for extended periods of time without difficulty.
  • Work areas could have high volumes, diverse clientele, noise, music, minimal and/or bright lighting and variation of climate control.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule based on business needs which includes days, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.
     



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