by Pat McKenna; Mark Bardack
The New York Racing Association (NYRA) will host a second job fair Thursday, June 23 through Saturday, June 25 for those who are interested in working at Saratoga Race Course during the 2022 summer meet.
The job fair will be conducted at Saratoga Race Course inside the 1863 Club on Thursday, June 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Friday, June 24 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Saturday, June 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Job seekers should enter through the clubhouse gates at the intersection of Wright Street and Frank Sullivan Way. Parking will be available at the clubhouse lot.
Opportunities at the job fair will include: hospitality ambassadors; guest services; cashiers; parking attendants; ticket scanners; Bets Squad representatives; white caps/ushers; box office; betting clerks; parking attendants; technology interns; security guards; porters; cooks; waitstaff; bussers; merchandise clerks; concessions supervisors and cashiers; cleaners; and warehouse workers.
Positions are available with NYRA, Integrated Staffing, Levy Restaurants, Mazzone Hospitality, AmTote International, Dyehard Fan Supply, AllPro and Union Square Events, among others.
Applicants must be at least 15 years of age and have New York State Certified Working Papers. Prospective security guards, cashiers and betting clerks must be at least 18 years of age to apply and security guards must have a high school degree or GED. All applicants must present a photo ID and Social Security card or I-9 alternative.
Highlighted by the 153rd renewal of the Grade 1, $1.25 million Runhappy Travers on August 27 and the Grade 1, $1 million Whitney on August 6, the 2022 summer meet at historic Saratoga Race Course will open on Thursday, July 14, and continue through Monday, September 5.
Following the four-day opening weekend, racing will be conducted five days a week, Wednesdays through Sundays, apart from the final week, when the meet will conclude on Labor Day.
For more information about Saratoga Race Course visit NYRA.com/Saratoga.