Golden Gate Fields a bay area landmark since 1941. Is now looking for a Placing Judge. We are looking for an outstanding individual who shares our passion for serving our customers and employees, who is comfortable educating customers on the services GGF offers. Our people and their commitment to customer service is what sets us apart. We believe in empowering you to make great decisions and judgment calls. The ideal Placing Judge is motivated, results oriented and committed to providing outstanding customer service every day.
The purpose of this position is to record and verify with Stewards the official order of the finish of each race. Review any photos of racing finals with Stewards, assisting with determining the results and communicating the results.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES
- Record and verify with Stewards, racing results.
- Review and analyze racing final photos.
- Call out / communicate race results to the Paymaster, Receiving barn & Jockey’s room.
- Logging the first four runners onto the tote board.
- Additional duties as assigned.
Knowledge of horse racing.
- Knowledge of racing rules.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Strong Interpersonal skill
- Great attention to detail
- Excellent Organizational skills
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: (The physical and environmental 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.)
ENVIRONMENT: Standard Office / Racing Track
FINGER DEXTERITY: Requires typing on standard computer.
TALKING: Ability to speak on phone and face to face.
HEARING: Able to hear average or normal conversations and receive ordinary information.
REPETITIVE MOTIONS: Frequent and regular movements using the wrists, hands, and fingers.
AVERAGE VISUAL ABILITIES: Average, ordinary, visual acuity necessary to view computer screens and documents.
PHYSICAL STRENGTH: Medium to heavy work; requiring stooping and exerting up to 25 lbs. of force lifting, carrying, and or packing.
COMMUNICATION AND COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems. Ability to interpret instructions.
MATHEMATICS ABILITY: Ability to perform basic math skills, use decimals to compute ratios and percentages, and to draw and interpret graphs.
LANGUAGE ABILITY: Fluency in English. Demonstrated excellence in writing and editing.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.