Requisition ID
    Retama Park Racetrack - San Antonio, TX
    Position Type
  • What would I be doing?


    The On/Off Gap Attendant controls the gap; maintains and waters horse path between races; provides labor support to higher level staff; and performs related tasks within area of assignment.



    (These function are intended as a general illustration of the work performed in this job classification and are not all inclusive for this position)


    Assumes labor responsibility for control and operations of the gap; opens the gap to let horses on track and closes gap during races.


    Cleans, waters and removes horse waste to ensure a clean path; disposes waste properly.


    Responsible for safe and efficient use of tools and equipment; maintains and monitors maintenance of equipment as needed.


    Attends and participates in professional group meetings; maintains awareness of new trends and innovations in the field of maintenance.


    Performs related duties and responsibilities as required.

    What are we looking for?


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


    Some grounds experience or ability to perform these duties.


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

    Possession of, and ability to maintain a valid drivers and gaming license within assigned state of employment.

    Must successfully pass background check

    Must successfully pass an alcohol and drug screening

    Must be willing to work a variety of shifts to include swing shifts and holidays if needed





    Knowledge of:

    Operations, services and activities of horse racing gap operations; principles and practices of equipment usage, management and maintenance; knowledge of thoroughbred racing; pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations.


    Ability to:

    Safely and effectively perform gap and maintenance work and perform duties in all weather conditions; ability to bend, squat, crawl and twist as position requires; dispose of animal waste properly; use tools and equipment; read and follow instructions; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; interpret policies and procedures; interpret and apply federal, state and local policies, laws and regulations


    What would it be like to work at this property?

    Retama Park Racetrack is a class 1 pari-mutuel horse-racing track located in Selma, Texas a short 20 minutes from downtown San Antonio. The property hosts live racing on weekends with quarter horses running from June 7 through August 10 and live thoroughbred racing from October 4 through December 28; open daily for simulcast wagering. Retama Park features a wide variety of dining options including the Turf and Field Dining Room with panoramic views of the track, the Race Book & Sports Bar offering delicious fare enjoyed while watching simulcast racing or your favorite sports team; or more casual options at the concession stands throughout the facility.


    Retama Park

    One Retama Parkway

    Selma, Texas 78154

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