SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – The New York Racing Association is conducting its annual job fair today, Friday and Saturday for those interested in working at Saratoga Race Course during the 2013 meet.
Opportunities are available for security, ushers, parking attendants, cleaning, utility workers, retail clerks, wait staff, cooks, cashiers, barbacks, pari-mutuel betting clerks and more. 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. Interview days and times are as follows:
Thursday, June 13 from 2 to 6 p.m.
Friday, June 14 from 2 to 6 p.m.
Saturday, June 15 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Interviews for Shake Shack positions with Union Square Events will be conducted on Friday and Saturday only.
All applicants must be at least 16 years old, have a photo ID and social security card or I-9 alternative. Pari-mutuel applicants must be at least 18 years old and have cash handling experience.
The 2013 meet will run for 40 days from July 19th through Labor Day, September 2nd.
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the first organized thoroughbred race meeting in Saratoga which took place over the course of four days in August 1863.