State of Washington
Horse Racing Commission
invites applications for the position of:
Assistant Steward (Racing Official 2) / Seasonal, Part-Time
$18.67 - $24.43 Hourly
OPENING DATE: 02/01/19
CLOSING DATE: 02/24/19 11:59 PM
Work Shift: This is a part-time, seasonal position based at the Emerald Downs Race Track in Auburn, Washington. Live racing season typically runs from mid April to late September.
The working environment is an office location, one in the administration office in the stable area and the other in the upper level of the grandstand to monitor and review live racing. The work schedule is flexible based on the scheduled times and dates that live racing is conducted. The hours of work will range from week day, evenings, and weekend days plus holidays, usually a maximum of 32 hours per week. Work schedule and hours will vary based on the scheduled times and dates that live racing is conducted.
As the agency responsible for regulating pari-mutuel horse racing in Washington State, the Washington Horse Racing Commission (WHRC) is committed to maintaining public's confidence in the integrity of the sport. You will be responsible to assist the board of stewards in a daily tasks. You must also cross train in the duties of clocker to be available to record official workouts of horses scheduled to compete. You should also be knowledgeable in other regulatory official duties to fill in when needed.
About the Commission
WHRC is comprised of three voting members (a chairperson and two commissioners) appointed by the Governor, and four non-voting ex-officio members (two members of the Senate and two members of the House of Representatives). The commission appoints an Executive Secretary and staff to carry out its assigned duties and the day-to-day operation of the WHRC. For more information about the agency, go to http://www.whrc.wa.gov.
The Washington Horse Racing Commission is responsible for regulating pari-mutuel horse racing in the state of Washington. The assistant steward provides support to the board of stewards and must also be knowledgeable in other racing official duties to substitute when needed.
Some of what you will be doing include:
*Applicants which have completed the Racing Official Accreditation Program will be given first consideration.
How to Apply
To begin the online application process, click here and then the green "APPLY" button at the top of the page.
In addition to completing the online application, applicants must attach the following documents to their profile in order to be considered for this position:
For information or questions about this recruitment, please email email@example.com.
NOTE: This position is in a bargaining unit and falls under the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the state of Washington and the Washington Federation of State Employees (WFSE).
The State of Washington is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture. We encourage women, veterans, people of color, and persons with disabilities to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, age, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.
Persons with a disability who need assistance with their application or that need this announcement in an alternative format, may call (360) 664-1960 or toll free (877) 664-1960. TTY users should first call 711 to access the Washington Relay Service.
Assistant Steward (Racing Official 2) / Seasonal, Part-Time Supplemental Questionnaire
Do you have knowledge of the pari-mutuel horse racing industry?
From the question above, describe your knowledge/experience and how long performed. If this does not apply to you, indicate "n/a" in this space.
Do you have knowledge of WAC 260 and the ability to enforce the regulations?
How many months of experience do you have in the pari-mutuel industry?
48 months or more
How many months of experience do you have as a racing official as designated by WAC 260-24?
48 months or more
Do you hold accreditation by the Racing Official Accreditation Program?
* Required Question