RACING STEWARD

Requisition ID
2017-29478
Belterra Park Gaming - Cincinnati, OH
Category
Racing
Position Type
Seasonal/Temporary

Be the Best You

Pinnacle Entertainment (PNK) is a dynamic and growing casino entertainment company with more than 15,000 team members working at 16 casinos and racetracks located in Colorado, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Nevada and Ohio - and PNK has a management contract for Retama Park Racetrack outside of San Antonio, Texas.

At PNK, we are guided by our team member promise - Be the Best You. Through this promise we strive to support our team members in living their best lives by offering them challenging and rewarding work, a competitive benefits package and opportunities to build lasting relationships.

Property Details

The truly unique entertainment complex, Belterra Park Gaming, features an expansive facility on 122 acres just minutes east of downtown Cincinnati. The facility features six food & beverage outlets, 1,500 Video Lottery Terminals (VLTs), and maintains the only turf track in Ohio. Best of all, guests can expect the same high level of service at Belterra Park as they receive at Belterra Casino Resort.

 

Belterra Park Gaming

6301 Kellogg Rd

Cincinnati, OH 45230

Overview

The racing steward will monitor and regulate horse racing in accordance with Ohio Revised and Administrative Code, determining all questions with reference to racing arising during the meet and all questions with regard to licensing, entries, barn area conduct and policy, and other matters to the extent to which they are authorized to act under the rules of racing.

Responsibilities

Occupies the Steward’s stand to monitor all Live Races.

 

Confers with State Steward and Associate Steward to investigate race infractions.

 

Confers with Jockeys, Trainers, and Racing Officials during the course of an inquiry or objection.

 

Makes final determination of the official order of finish in a race.

 

Determines consequence for all licensees for policy violations and racing infractions.

 

Regulates the stable area to provide a safe and secure environment for all licensees and equines.

 

Oversees the entry process.

 

Selects horses to be sent to the State Detention barn for post-race blood/urinalysis testing.

 

Determines track conditions.

 

Operates the “Stop Wagering” signal at the start of each race.

 

Confers with Veterinary personnel regarding horses unfit to race.

 

Writes detailed reports and maintain sensitive records that comply with state racing commission policies and procedures.

 

Makes accurate and logical decisions based on interpretations of administrative rules.

 

Identifies irregularities in wagering patterns.

 

Distinguishes colors correctly.

 

Resolves disputes between track management, patrons, owners, trainers, and jockeys.

 

Displays the highest standards of ethical conduct.

 

Exhibits honesty and integrity.

 

Displays highest level of initiative, effort, and commitment towards completing assignments efficiently. Works with minimal supervision. Demonstrates responsible behavior and attention to detail.

 

Responds appropriately to supervision. Makes an effort to follow policy and cooperate with supervisors.

 

Encourages and facilitates cooperation, pride, trust, and group identity. Fosters commitment and team spirit.

 

Expresses information to individuals and groups effectively, taking into account audience and nature of the information. Listens to others and responds accordingly.

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

(Related education and experience may be interchangeable on a year for year basis)

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Must have proper accreditation.
  • Must have acted as a racing official, or similar position, for at least 2 years.

 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: (Licenses, Certifications, Testing, etc.):

  • The ability to maintain all regulatory licenses within assigned state of employment.
  • Must successfully pass background check
  • Must successfully pass an alcohol and drug screening

 

 

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:

 

Knowledge of:

All horse racing policies and procedures extensively; applicable Ohio Revised Code and Administrative Rules regarding horse racing; Microsoft Office

 

Ability to:

Speak publicly; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; prepare clear and concise reports; interpret and explain policies and procedures; interpret and apply federal, state and local policies, laws and regulations.

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