Public Address Announcer ( Horse Racing )

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Finger Lakes Gaming offers gaming machines, dining, live music and live & simulcast thoroughbred horse racing in the Finger Lakes region of NY

The Opportunity

Delaware North Gaming is hiring a full-time Daily Announcer to join our team at Finger Lakes Gaming in Farmington, New York. As a Daily Announcer, you will be responsible for energizing the crowd while giving a play by play of each race, painting a vivid and detailed picture of what is happening. If you are looking for a role offering teamwork, excitement, and career growth, apply now.  

Pay

$400.00 – $400.00 / day
Information on our comprehensive benefits package can be found at https://careers.delawarenorth.com/whatweoffer.

Benefits

We care about our team member’s personal and professional well-being. Delaware North provides a benefits package designed to give you the comfort, safety, and security you need to deliver exceptional experiences for our guests. All team members receive benefits including:

  • Weekly pay
  • Employee assistance program
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Employee discounts
  • Flexible work schedules

Eligible team members may also receive: health, dental, and vision insurance, 401(k) with company match, paid vacation days and holidays, paid parental bonding leave, and tuition and/or professional certification reimbursement.

Responsibilities

  • Identify the names of each horse and provide their position while including fractional times to their call of the race 
  • Inform the crowd on the track condition, jockey changes, equipment changes, scratches, general racetrack announcements, and any other pertinent information  
  • Handicap the days races and provide their picks on the CCTV broadcast  
  • Promote racing promotions and special events coverage, collaborating with the marketing team to develop timely and relevant content 

Qualifications

  • Must be knowledgeable with social media communications  
  • Ability to work every race day including holidays 
  • Ability to memorize the names of each horse and the colors of the jockey’s silks who will be riding each horse in the race 
  • In-depth knowledge of and experience in the horse racing industry, rules and regulations and related terminology 
  • Must be able to obtain New York State Gaming Commission racing license 

Shift Details

Day shift

Who We Are

Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack, owned and operated by Delaware North, features more than 1,500 video gaming machines and brings the thrill of live thoroughbred racing from April to November and year-round simulcast wagering on thoroughbred and harness racing from across the country. Finger Lakes presents various dining options including a large buffet.

At Delaware North, you’ll love where you work, who you work with, and how your day unfolds. Whether it’s in sporting venues, casinos, airports, national parks, iconic hotels, or premier restaurants, there’s no telling where your career can ultimately take you. We empower you to do great work in a company with 100 years of success, stability and growth. If you have drive and enjoy the thrill of making things happen – share our vision and grow with us.

Delaware North Companies, Incorporated and its subsidiaries consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. Delaware North is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply for this job please visit careers.delawarenorth.com.