Announcer - Racing/Seasonal

Penn National Gaming Hobbs, NM
Overview

Don't just work. Work Happy.

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 through December

Your daily responsibilities include:

* Provides live verbal record of races indicating name of horse, rider, lengths behind and any other descriptors for benefit of general public and simulcast audience of Zia Park Racetrack Races

* Provides general announcements to public

* Conveys pertinent information such as scratches, changes and any other updates of racing information as directed by Mutuel department or stewards

* Provides explanations of infractions occurring on racetrack and resultant disqualifications

* Provides on-air pre and post-race commentary on horses and participants in races including interviews with race participants

* Coordinate with audio-visual department in developing content for daily simulcast presentation

* Assists in coordinating needs for general or racing related media or promotional events before, during or after races

* May require work during non-racing hours

* This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive and team members may also be asked to perform other reasonable related duties as assigned. Zia Park Racetrack reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the need arises with appropriate notification to Team Members.

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 21 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

* Must be able to respond to visual and oral cues

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job will have no supervisory responsibilities.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

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 in English may also be required.

REASONING ABILITY

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

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

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

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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 and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and must 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.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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