Employment Opportunities

Working at the Big E

Employment at Eldora

 

Current job openings at Eldora (as of 2/21/19)

During the heart of the racing schedule each season, Eldora employs nearly 200 people. Many of the positions are part-time and seasonal. They include positions within concessions, maintenance, clean up, race-day operations, marketing, security, ticket sales and more. Candidates must be available to work variable and flexible hours.

An updated list of current openings is posted below. Click each box for job descriptions and other details.

NOTE: Completed applications can be mailed, faxed (937-338-3167)  or dropped off at the Eldora office during regular business hours. Please do not call – applications will not be accepted over the phone.

USHER/CUSTOMER SERVICE

    The primary responsibility of this position is to help patrons locate their seats and help enforce awareness of Eldora’s policies; such as no smoking, no alcohol sections, no standing areas, etc. Position entails varying requirements on Eldora race days; including, but not limited to:

  • Ability to interact effectively and professionally with Eldora’s patrons and staff while remaining attentive and positive. Outgoing and strong communications skills.
  • Monitoring of the crowds and facility for any problems and handling these problems with a courtesy, positive, pro-active approach.
  • Ability to work outdoors and subject to weather conditions while standing, walking and climbing.
  • Must be able to work all major events, this includes the Thursday night events.
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CONCESSIONS

    Concessions area work for select Eldora race events could include, but not be limited to, sandwich wrappers, grill cooks, fry cooks and cashiers. Successful candidates should have good listening and observation skills, with the ability to react quickly and efficiently during periods of high food and drink demand. Candidate must be available to work long hours and weekends. This is a fast-paced environment. Cashiers must be able to make change quickly and accurately.

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TICKET SELLER

    The essential and primary duty of a ticket agent is the selling of various admission tickets into the Speedway for entry. Position entails varying roles on Eldora race days; including, but not limited to:

  • Providing a prompt, efficient, and courteous customer experience
  • Responding and resolving customer’s requests and concerns
  • Cash Handling Skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Excellent customer service skills, communication skills, and a happy attitude are essential
  • Must be able to perform repeated bending, standing, and reaching.
  • Must be 18 years of age and able to work all major events at Eldora Speedway, this includes the Thursday night events

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TICKET TAKER

    The essential and primary duty of a ticket taker is the validation of all tickets and armbands as fans enter the speedway. Position entails varying roles on Eldora race days; including, but not limited to:

  • Ability to interact effectively and professionally with Eldora’s patrons and staff while remaining attentive and positive. Outgoing and strong communications skills.
  • Ability to maintain a firm but positive attitude under pressure situations and large crowds. This includes enforcing all Eldora’s policies
  • Ability to work outdoors and subject to weather conditions while standing
  • Ability to check cooler and bags according to Eldora policies and procedures
  • Must be 18 years of age and able to work all major events at Eldora Speedway, this includes the Thursday night events.
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GROUNDS UPKEEP

    This is a broad-ranged position with varied hours. The position entails varying roles in keeping Eldora clean and professionally appearing. These roles include, but are not limited to:

  • mowing, weed-eating, weed spraying
  • trash pick-up and removal
  • general painting
  • general maintenance
  • cleaning of equipment and work spaces
  • A knowledge of the racing environment is helpful, but not required. The successful candidate(s) must be able to work in varying climates, irregular hours and may be required to operate equipment such as mowers, weed eaters, leaf blowers, etc. We are seeking a person with pride in their work and willingness to tackle what it takes to get the job done.

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EMPLOYMENT FORMS

 

Find the applicable paperwork packet below. Be sure to complete ALL required information. Incomplete paperwork cannot be accepted.

If you are applying for a job, please fill out this application:

Employment Application


If you have been HIRED, you will then fill out this set of paperwork:

New Employee Paperwork


If you are a returning employee, fill out this packet:

Returning Employee Paperwork