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This is a critical role for an experienced and motivated individual who is accountable for integrity of the payroll processing as well as the data maintenance behind it from start to finish. He/she will ensure all employees are paid accurately and timely manner while adhering to all legal requirements, confidentiality and terms of the applicable collective bargaining agreements. As a Sr. Payroll and Labor Analyst, you take ownership of the payroll operations, creating efficiencies and are accountable for understanding and analyzing the labor costs and driving factors to aid NYRA in increasing revenue and reducing costs translating them into insights and actions through sophisticated analyses and commentaries.
As a member of the NYRA Box Office team, you will be one of the first points of contact for guests entering Saratoga Race Course. Primary duties will include selling tickets of varying types such as admission, reserved seating, and dining/hospitality areas; monitoring and distributing will-call; and providing customer service for all ticketing-related inquires. All duties and responsibilities should be handled with the highest degree of courtesy, professionalism, and enthusiasm to provide an exceptional customer experience for our guests.
Opportunities exist for individuals to work in general maintenance positions at the Saratoga Race Course from April to November.
The Head Starter is responsible for the integrity of the start of each race, making sure there is a fair start for all horses. In addition, the Head Starter supervises the Assistant Starters and implements proper safety protocols.
Coordinates all sponsorship activation at Saratoga Race Course to ensure client satisfaction and adherence to contractual requirements, as well as guest engagement. Handles NYRA procurement, orders vendor materials and coordinates sponsorship contests, sampling, displays and activations, hospitality and credentialing, trophy presentations, and signage placement.
The Outrider opens and closes the racetrack to horse training at designated hours and catches horses that get free during workouts. The Outrider contacts appropriate personnel when injuries occur and enforces training and equipment regulations on the track.
NYRA seeks to hire a seasonal Coordinating Producer to work on the live television broadcasts of horse racing on national and regional sports networks. The qualified candidate will be available from mid July through Labor Day.
Under direction from NYRA Management, Fire Marshals work to prevent and suppress fires and perform Emergency Medical Technician emergency service work in the field. Fire Marshals are responsible for responding to emergency situations and assisting with controlling and resolving the situation. Fire Marshals work within the scope of established NYRA Fire Safety Rules, Regulations and Procedures, however, are expected to exercise considerable judgment and initiative in emergency situations. NYRA’s objective is to prevent and minimize injury and/or the loss of life and property in all emergencies and fire situations.
Please note the start date for this position is July 16, 2020 and the end date is September 7, 2020
As a member of the 2020 Saratoga Race Course security staff, you will be responsible for preserving order within and around the Race Course grounds and for protecting both the property and the people within the grounds. These jobs will begin in July of this year. Training will be provided in order to obtain a NYS Security Guard license.
NYRA seeks to hire a Racing Official to work at all three racetracks. Reporting to the Racing Secretary, the qualified candidate will assist the Clerk of Scales in supervising the activity in the Jockey's room.
NYRA seeks to hire an Entry Clerk / Racing Official to work at all three racetracks. Reporting to the Racing Secretary, the qualified candidate will call trainers in the morning to inform them of upcoming races and make entries. In the afternoon the candidate will work in a team of Racing Officials trained and qualified to work as Patrol, Placing or Paddock Judges.
To be considered for employment in NYRA's Security Department you must be available for all tours and hours of work including Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays. We do not hire for any one shift. NYRA's Security is around the clock seven days per week. NYRA Security employees provide security for both Aqueduct Racetrack and Belmont Park, must be prepared to work at either location. You must be willing and able to stand for long hours and work outdoors in all kinds of weather(examples:rain, sleet, snow and extreme temperatures). In addition, you must maintain physical conditioning as required by NYRA Security Department. All Full-Time NYRA Security positions are Union Jobs.