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Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course
Seasonal-Full time
Racing Operations


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We’re always looking for talent that believes in having fun. At PENN Entertainment, you’ll get to be a part of an exciting industry, where the days and nights are fast paced. You’ll work with an incredibly diverse set of co-workers driven by their enthusiasm for helping people find and have more fun. You’ll also get to work at a company that cares about your career growth and will help you get the support you need to expand your possibilities. 


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  • Provide for a secure work environment for all personnel in the Stable Area.
  • Constantly be alert for any safety concerns that may jeopardize the wellbeing of any persons or animals on the property.
  • Protect against any potential loss or damage.
  • Requires vigilant observation, accurate reporting, adherence to all policy directives.
  • Maintain a conspicuous presence at controlled entry points and during routine patrols.
  • Required to manually monitor all activity in assigned area of responsibility, as well as the immediate surroundings.
  • Responsible for the reporting of incidents that are suspicious in nature.
  • Assignment to the Backside will perform regular safety patrols throughout the entire Stable Area each shift and note any unusual incidents or hazards encountered and the actions taken to address or correct each incident.
  • Utilize the Security Vehicle and provide detailed foot patrol in an effort to ensure compliance with all Stable Area Rules, as well as to maintain a highly visible presence.
  • Constantly be alert for any condition that presents a safety hazard to persons or horses on property, or otherwise impedes the safe operation of all fire suppression systems available as well as the routine conduct of daily business operation.
  • Any safety concerns discovered will be immediately abated using any means necessary. Officers will correct any condition they themselves can address; if the condition exists in a barn and a Trainer is responsible, the Trainer will be instructed to correct the condition immediately.
  • Issues or conditions that are the responsibility of HGMV will be brought to the attention of the Facilities department or any other contracted service provider as appropriate to address serious physical issues. All such incidents will be documented by the responding Officer – routine (non-emergency) incidents will be recorded on the Daily Activity Log, while more serious incidents will be documented in the form of an Incident Report.
  • This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive and team members may also be asked to perform other reasonable related duties as assigned. Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the need arises with appropriate notification to Team Members. 


  • Work well under pressure and with little direct supervision.
  • Maintain a friendly, professional demeanor at all times.
  • Gain trust and be responsible with handling stressful situations and dealing with the general public.
  • Employing tact when dealing with difficult team members, guests or situations.
  • Ability to identify and quickly respond to potential problems, conflicts and to defend oneself and others in combative situations.
  • Must possess a valid state issued driver’s license.
  • Ability to multi-task as required, officers cover a wide variety of different posts and work with all departments.
  • Ability to be flexible, adapt and adjust, as necessary.
  • Other duties, as needed.


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