Track Maintenance

Job Category: Seasonal/Hourly (Feb/Mar- Oct/Nov) .....(2021 season May - Sept)

Reports to: Track Superintendent

Rates:  DOE

General Description:

Use a John Deere 8000 series tractor pulling an implement and/or driving a water truck with side booms to groom the track surface for racing and training in a safe manner within a limited time frame.  Some manual labor is required.  Willing to train candidates with appropriate aptitude. Must adhere to strict Covid-19 safety protocols.

Note:  Option to complete a paper applications available on site from Human Resources. See below.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Tractor driver:

Water truck driver:

Other duties:

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

Knowledge of vehicle and equipment operation.  Knowledge of tools including repair and maintenance. Able to drive manual transmission and automatic.  Able to use hand tools, power tools, sledgehammers, shovels, rakes, etc.

Special Requirements:

Work Environment, Communication & Physical Abilities:

Regularly work near moving horses. May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. Occasionally works in high, precarious places and in outside wet weather conditions.. Work under close supervision of Track Superintendent. Provide information to and collect information from other departments. Coordinate projects and solve problems involving other departments. Use two-way radios to communicate with supervisors and other members of track crew. Ability to lift up to fifty pounds (50 lbs.)

Tools & Equipment:

Equipment, vehicles, and tools used for farming, landscaping, and racetrack maintenance.


For paper application or questions, contact supervisor at 253-288-7067.  


Job Categories: Track