Saratoga Race Course Job Fair

Three-Day Job Fair Planned For 2017 Saratoga Racing Season

Interested in a job at the Saratoga Race Track this summer? Each summer, there are various positions the Race Course needs to fill. The New York Racing Association (NYRA) holds a three-day job fair in June to interview candidates and fill open roles.

Qualifications: You must be at least 15 years old to apply, with New York State Certified Working Papers, photo ID, and social security card or I-9 alternative. Prospective security guards, cashiers, and betting clerks must be at least 18 years of age to apply. Limited opportunities exist for 15-year-old applicants. Betting clerks and cashiers must have significant cash handling experience. Security guards must have a high school degree or GED to apply.

Race Course Interview Schedule & Opportunities

Job fair interviews for the 2017 Racing Season will be held on:

  • Thursday, June 15 (2 p.m. - 6 p.m.)
  • Friday, June 16 (2 p.m. - 6 p.m.)
  • Saturday, June 17 (11 a.m. - 4 p.m.)

Opportunities are available for: administrative/office roles, bartenders, bets squad, betting clerks, box office, cashiers, chefs, cleaners, cooks, food service helpers and supervisors, general labor, giveaway helpers (part-time only), guest services, hosts/hostesses, mascots, parking attendants, porters and barbacks, prep cooks, program sellers, retail clerks, security, turf work, utility workers, waitstaff, and whitecaps/ushers.

What To Bring

Working papers and two types of identification, which may include:

  • Driver's License or State ID (must be at least 15 years old to apply)
  • Social Security Card
  • Passport
  • Birth Certificate
  • Right-To-Work Visa
  • See a Complete Rundown of I-9 Regulations Here »

Where To Go

All job fairs will be held at the Saratoga Springs City Center - 522 Broadway, Saratoga Springs. Parking is available in the lot on Maple Avenue. You should be well dressed and prepared for an interview.


Contact the New York Racing Association.

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