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Apr 18, 2017
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Series of job fairs upcoming for Belmont Stakes Racing Festival



The New York Racing Association announced today a series of jobs fairs to fill temporary employment positions for the 2017 Belmont Stakes Racing Festival. NYRA is seeking talented and ambitious applicants ready to serve horseplayers and racing fans from around the world.

NYRA annually hires approximately 1,200 temporary employees to serve guests and support operations during Belmont Stakes Week. To fill these positions on behalf of NYRA, Noor Staffing Group will be hosting five job fairs at Belmont Park:

  • From 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 3 at Belmont Park: North Shore Terrace (fourth floor) of the Clubhouse. Job fair attendees should park in the silver lot and enter through the main Clubhouse entrance (Gate 5 off Elmont Avenue).
  • From 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, May 5 at Belmont Park: North Shore Terrace (fourth floor) of the Clubhouse. Job fair attendees should park in the silver lot and enter through the main Clubhouse entrance (Gate #5 off Elmont Avenue).
  • From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 7 at Belmont Park, in the North Shore Terrace (fourth floor) of the Clubhouse. Job fair attendees should park in the silver lot and enter through the main Clubhouse entrance (Gate #5 off Elmont Avenue).
  • From 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, May 12 at Belmont Park: North Shore Terrace (fourth floor) of the Clubhouse. Job fair attendees should park in the silver lot and enter through the main Clubhouse entrance (Gate 5 off Elmont Avenue).
  • From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 13 at Belmont Park: North Shore Terrace (fourth floor) of the Clubhouse. Job fair attendees should park in the silver lot and enter through the main Clubhouse entrance (Gate 5 off Elmont Avenue).
  • Belmont Park is located at 2150 Hempstead Turnpike, Elmont (by car, Cross Island Parkway, Exit 26D (traveling south) and Exit 26A (traveling north); and by railroad, via the LIRR from Jamaica, Woodside or Penn Station).

    Applicants for positions, other than betting clerks and admission cashiers, must be at least 16 years of age with working papers and have with them two forms of identification (I-9 appropriate).

    Betting clerk applicants must be at least 18 years of age, present a current resume, and have a minimum of three years of cash-handling experience.

    For more information regarding available positions, prospective employees are encouraged to contact Noor Staffing Group at (646) 790 - 2777 or by e-mailing recruiter@nyrajobs.com. Employment applications can also be filled out at www.nyrajobs.com.

    Noor Staffing Group is an equal opportunity employer.


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