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Employment at Eldora

 

Current job openings at Eldora (as of 2/11/20)

During the heart of the racing schedule each season, Eldora employs over 250 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 AGENT

    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 Wednesday & Thursday night events.
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VIDEO PRODUCTION TEAM

    Multiple positions available on the video productions crew including camera operator, replay, director and video content creator. Camera operators must have prior shooting experience. Director must have prior experience. All positions require the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. These positions are part-time and primarily limited to event nights only. A knowledge of the racing environment is helpful, but not required.

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LITTLE ELDORA OPENINGS

    Little Eldora Speedway operates one Sunday afternoon per month from April to October and is seeking team players to fill several positions. All applicants must be willing to work outdoors in varying climate conditions, have a firm but positive attitude under pressure situations and be available to work irregular hours in a fast-paced environment. Knowledge of go-kart racing is helpful, but not required.

    AVAILABLE POSITIONS:
    Corner Worker:
    • Will work in conjunction with the chief starter to alert the racers of track conditions via the use of flags
    • Must be able to lift/move disabled karts
    • Will work in conjunction with the scoring team to reposition karts as needed

    Scale Worker:
    • Will read digital scales to confirm minimum weights of karts by class standards

    Registration/Line-ups:
    • Will gather required entry information from entrants
    • Will work with scoring team to determine race line-ups
    • Will assist with event payouts
    • Applicant should have good communication and hearing skills, have legible handwriting and be detail oriented. Knowledge of the Excel program is helpful.

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ENTRY ATTENDANT

    The essential and primary duty of an entry attendant 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 and entails multiple roles in keeping Eldora professionally appearing and clean. These roles include, but are not limited to:

  • mowing, weed-eating, weed spraying
  • general painting
  • general maintenance
  • trash pick-up and removal
  • 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 unpredictable climates, with 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 a willingness to tackle what it takes to get the job done.

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PIT ENTRANCE ATTENDANT

    This primary responsibility is to check and validate credentials for all patrons, drivers, teams, haulers, and vehicles entering the restricted pit area. 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, walking and climbing.
  • Must be able to work all major events at Eldora Speedway, this includes the Wednesday & Thursday night events.
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TRACK PREPARATION CREW

    The primary responsibilities of this position include helping the track crew with preparation of the surface. Candidate must be able to operate tractors and other large machinery. Work may include both weekday and weekend.
    Knowledge of the racing environment is helpful, but not required.
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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. Please right click on the button and click save link as:

New Employee Paperwork

If you are a RETURNING employee, please fill out this set of paperwork. Please right click on the button and click save link as:

Returning Employee Paperwork