SARATOGA RACE COURSE TO HOST JOB FAIR FOR UPCOMING MEET

Annual job fair to be held at Saratoga Springs City Center on June 16-18

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) will host a three-day job fair on June 16-18 for those interested in working at Saratoga Race Course during the 2016 summer meet. The job fair will be held for the second consecutive year at the Saratoga Springs City Center, 522 Broadway, in downtown Saratoga Springs. Parking will be available in the adjacent lot on Maple Avenue.

The 2016 summer meet at Saratoga Race Course will run from Friday, July 22 through Labor Day, Monday, September 5.

Opportunities are available for: bartenders, betting clerks, cashiers, chefs, cleaners, cooks, food service helpers and supervisors, general labor, giveaway helpers (part-time only), hosts/hostesses, parking attendants, porters and barbacks, prep cooks, retail clerks, security, turf work, utility workers, wait staff, and whitecaps/ushers.

Interviews will be conducted on Thursday, June 16 from 2 to 6 p.m.; Friday, June 17 from 2 to 6 p.m.; and on Saturday, June 18 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Interviews for Shake Shack and El Verano Taqueria positions with Union Square Events will be conducted on Thursday and Friday only.

Positions are available with NYRA, Centerplate, Union Square Events, Integrated Staffing, Noor Staffing Group and American Maintenance.

Applicants must be at least 16 years of age with New York State Certified Working Papers; prospective security guards, cashiers and betting clerks must be at least 18 years of age to apply. Limited opportunities exist for 15-year-old applicants. Betting clerks and cashiers must have significant cash handling experience. Security guards must have a high school degree or GED to apply. All applicants must bring a photo ID and social security card or I-9 alternative.

The New York Racing Association, Inc., Centerplate, Union Square Events, Integrated Staffing, Noor Staffing Group and American Maintenance are Equal Opportunity Employers.

About the New York Racing Association (NYRA)

Founded in 1955, the New York Racing Association, Inc. is franchised to run thoroughbred racing at New York’s three major tracks (Aqueduct Racetrack, Belmont Park, and Saratoga Race Course) through 2033. With a lineage of nearly 150 years, NYRA tracks are the cornerstone of New York State’s thoroughbred industry, which contributes more than $2 billion annually to its urban, suburban and rural economy.

In 2015, more than 1.75 million people attended live races at NYRA tracks. Factoring in nationwide off-track wagering, the average daily betting handle on NYRA races totaled nearly $11 million. For more information, visit www.NYRA.com. Stay connected with New York Racing by following NYRA on FacebookInstagram,Twitter, and YouTube.

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