Seasonal Horse Identifier - Canterbury Park

Job Summary:
The horse identifier shall check the identification of all horses entering the paddock to ensure that the correct horses are running. Responsible for supporting the Company’s mission, vision, and values by providing fun and games like no place else, and adheres to the Canterbury Way by focusing on our core values of family, fun, integrity, and community.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
 Lead by example.
 Responsible for maintaining a high degree of hospitality, as well as a positive and professional demeanor at all times.
 Creates high levels of morale, fosters teamwork, inspires collaboration, and provides suggestions for growth to management.
 Verifying correct horses arrive in the paddock for each race by checking tattoo numbers, microchip numbers, sex, color and markings and comparing those with documents of registration, eligibility, or breeding, as necessary to ascertain a horses’ identity
 Supervise the identification of any horse on the grounds before approving the horse for digital tattooing
 Maintain records of all equipment worn and the tattoo, microchip and/or freeze brand number for reach horse racing at the meeting

 None

Required Qualifications:
 At least One (1) year of experience as a Horse Identifier
 Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with numerous responsibilities.
 Excellent verbal and written communication skills
 Ability to maintain a calm, composed presence in an often challenging environment where multiple tasks and events may occur simultaneously.
 The highest of moral integrity and a strong work ethic.
 Must be able to pass Canterbury Park’s pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check and verification of work history.
 Must be able to attain a Minnesota Racing Commission (MRC) license.

Preferred Qualifications:
 Accredited through ROAP

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 Maintain a flexible working schedule, which may include nights and weekends during the live race season May – September.
 While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk and sit throughout the assigned shift.
 Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs.
 Requires frequent wrist and hand use.

Accepting Application Dates: 
March 7, 2023 to April 12, 2023
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1100 Canterbury Road
Shakopee, MN 55343
United States

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