Track Assistant - Seasonal - $15.00/hr

Ellis Entertainment, LLC | Henderson, KY, 42420
Posted from 6/10/2022 to 7/10/2022
Pay: 15.00
Compensation Type: Hourly
Position Type: Seasonal
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Position Summary/General Description:

A Track Assistant reports directly to the Track Supervisor. The incumbent assists the Track Supervisor in the cleanliness and readiness of both dirt and turf tracks.


  • Adhere to Ellis Entertainments, LLC (Ellis) Core Values and Policies & Procedures.
  • Act as a role model within and outside the gaming and racing facility.
  • Maintain a positive and respectful attitude toward customers and co-workers.
  • Consistently reports to work on time prepared to perform duties of position.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist with watering and washing down horses.
  • Assist with walking the track to identify any unsafe items on the track.
  • Assist with the cleanliness of the property by picking up and dispose of trash.
  • Assist with laying down boards to prepare for turf racing.
  • Build relationships and loyalty with guests through sincere and meaningful interactions (e.g. learn guests’ names and preferences: connect with them individually and professionally; smile; make eye contact and verbally greet guests from arrival to the property through departure; and provide fast and friendly service to guests).
  • Be a team player (e.g., work toward team goals and foster a collaborative and positive work environment; put the team first; assist coworkers; treat all coworkers with kindness, courtesy and respect; never engage negativity; maintain openness to coaching, learning an improving; receptive to change and willingness to embrace challenges with team-spirit.).
  • At all times maintain a courteous, positive and professional working relationship with all personnel and the general public (e.g., coworkers, clients and vendors).
  • Work under pressure; maintain regular and punctual attendance including working odd and unusual hours, weekends and holidays.
  • Perform additional duties and responsibilities as necessary or assigned.

Education & Experience:

  • High School diploma or GED preferred.

Licensing & Certification:

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a racing license through Kentucky Horse Racing Commission (KHRC).

Equipment and Machinery:

  • None

Essential Physical Requirements:

  • Requires the ability to balance/climb, bend over, hear, stand and walk 51-100% of the time.
  • Requires the ability to crouch/stoop, drive, kneel, reach overhead, talk, turn/twist and repetitive use of hands 25-50% of the time.
  • Requires the ability to push/pull 1-25 lbs. 51-100% of the time; 25-50 lbs. 25-50% of the time; and 50+lbs. 1-24% of the time.
  • Requires the ability to carry 1-25 lbs. 51-100% of the time; 25-50 lbs. 25-50% of the time; and 50+lbs. 1-24% of the time.
  • Requires the ability to lift 1-25 lbs. 51-100% of the time and 25-50+ lbs. 25-50% of the time.
  • Requires the ability to slide/transfer 1-25 lbs. 25-50% of the time and 25-50+ lbs. 1-25% of the time.

Essential Mental Demands:

  • Requires the ability to solve problems, organize, and plan 51-100% of the time, and requires reading and writing 25-50% of the time.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None.


Work Environment (inside/outside):

  • This position works both indoors and outdoors with moderate loud noise and occasional exposed to (e.g. dust, mists, airborne particles, cold and warm temperatures, rain, grease and dirt).

Ellis Entertainment, LLC

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3300 US-41, Henderson, KY, 42420
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