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Saratoga Race Course to Host Job Fair for Upcoming Meet

By Ashley Herriman; Mark Bardack | 05/10/2013 03:23 PM ET

The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) will host a three-day job fair at Saratoga Race Course for those interested in working at Saratoga during the 2013 meet, which will run for 40 days from July 19 through Labor Day, September 2.

This year will mark the 150th anniversary of the first organized thoroughbred race meeting in Saratoga, which took place over the course of four days in August 1863.

Opportunities are available for: security, white caps (ushers), parking attendants, cleaning, utility workers, turf work and general labor, retail clerks, wait staff, bartenders, cooks, prep cooks, food service helpers, cashiers, porters and barbacks, food service supervisors and counter workers, giveaway helpers (part-time only) and pari-mutuel betting clerks.

Positions are available with NYRA, Centerplate, Union Square Events, Forum Staffing Services, and Pritchard Sports and Entertainment.

Interviews will be held at the Carousel near the East Avenue Gate from 2 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 13; from 2 to 6 p.m. on Friday, June 14; and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 15. Interviews for Shake Shack positions with Union Square Events will be conducted on Friday and Saturday only.

Applicants must be at least 16 years of age with working papers and prospective pari-mutuel clerks must be 18 years of age or older and have significant cash handling experience in order to apply. All applicants must have with them a photo ID and social security card or I-9 alternative.

For more information, contact the Saratoga employment line at (718) 659-3550 or SaratogaJobs@nyrainc.com.

The New York Racing Association, Inc., Centerplate, Union Square Events, Forum Staffing Services, and Pritchard Sports and Entertainment are Equal Opportunity Employers.