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Outrider A.M.

Requisition #001-2320551
Job LocationCanada-British Columbia-Vancouver
Job StreamPari-Mutuel/Racing Operations
Site LocationHastings Racecourse
Job TypeSeasonal, Part-Time
Contract Duration6 months
Salary/Rate$20.96 / Hour
Number of Positions Open1
Posting Date26-Oct-2019
Expiry Date15-Jan-2020
Travel RequiredNot Required
Educational RequirementsN/A
Languages RequiredEnglish
Job Description

Hastings Racecourse & Casino has been capturing the imagination of Vancouverites and visitors alike since 1889. Each April through November, we are Vancouver’s exclusive source for live thoroughbred horseracing.  Annually, 600,000 guests of Hastings will wager on over 40,000 live and year-round national and international simulcast races combined.  In addition, we offer over 600 of the newest slot machines on our recently opened Casino Floor - complete with a spectacular entertainment lounge – as well as food and beverage options ranging from casual to fine dining.

 

A Vancouver landmark, Hastings offers spectacular views of the North Shore Mountains and Burrard Inlet, and located only 4 km from downtown Vancouver, B.C., we are conveniently accessible by car or public transit.  Hastings opens its doors at 10:00am everyday and closes at 2:00am Sunday thru Thursday and 4:00am Fridays and Saturdays. A truly unique entertainment destination, Hastings offers an equally unique employment experience for our staff.  A member of the Great Canadian group of companies, Hastings Racecourse & Casino offers both seasonal and year-round positions in a fast paced, high energy environment. 

 

Get your career racing with Hastings Racecourse & Casino today and find out why we’re “Bred for Excitement” since 1889.

 

Hastings Racecourse & Casino is currently seeking qualified individuals for the position of Outrider A.M. to join our Racing Department, under the supervision of the Racing Secretary. This seasonal hourly position includes early morning shifts, hours varies.  

 

  SPECIFIC JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • On horseback, catch / pick up stray horses as required
  • Acts as a track official during morning track hours. Monitors all track activity and reports any violations to Stewards and/or Racing Operations Manager.
  • Other duties as assigned

 JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum Grade 12 education
  • Must be able to provide own horse(s); horses must be sound and fit for required duties
  • Highly skilled horseback rider; experience in a similar capacity preferred
  • Physical ability to perform duties to required level
  • Knowledge re operations and regulations pertaining to thoroughbred horse racing preferred
  • Good inter-personal skills
  • Ability to work without direct supervision
  • A passion for providing Great Experiences and Memories to our internal and external guests in the continual quest of achieving service excellance
  • Must successfully pass a criminal record and credit check by the Gaming Policy & Enforcement Branch - Racing

Candidates must be ready and willing to work on early morning shifts (approximately 5:00AM start time).

 

How to apply:  Qualified candidates are welcome to click on the APPLY ONLINE NOW button and take a moment to register with our career centre.   Great Canadian thanks all candidates that apply for this position.   If your application is shortlisted for the position, one of our professional recruiters will be in touch.