Weaver Racing Stables, Inc. Thoroughbred Horse Groom in Elmont, New York
Thoroughbred Horse Groom - 5 fulltime, temporary, seasonal (H-2B) jobs available 4/1/21-11/30/21.
Employer: Weaver Racing Stables, Inc., PO Box 211023, Louisville, KY, 40221.
Duties: Daily care of horse/prep for training/racing horses' races. Travel to races and prepare horse for racing. Feed/water horse, clean tack, bath, brush, clip horse, apply horse boots and prepare horse to be saddle for racing/training. Clean horse's feet, apply/remove leg wraps/boots and saddle for training. Bath/cool down horse after training/racing. ASsist vet and farrier. Clean/re-bed stalls. Hose down horse with cold/warm water. Wrap horse in brace or poultice bandage as necessary.
Ability to lift 150 pounds with assistance.
Work Site: 2150 Hempstead Turnpike, Elmont, NY 11003.
Random drug testing post-hire at employer's expense for all workers, both domestic and H-2B workers.
Raises and/or bonuses may paid at employer discretion based on performance, skill and tenure.
Work days: Days vary Mon-Sat, split shift: 5am-11am and 3pm-5pm, 40 hours/week at $14.55/hour. OT as necessary at $21.83/hour.
Optional dormitory style housing available at race track, but workers not required to live at racetrack. Employer does not provide housing. Utilities may be provided free of charge in the backstretch. Transportation available to worksite from housing on premises.
No education required, 1 month experience required.
A single workweek will be used to compute wages due. Workers will be paid weekly on Friday. All deductions from the worker's paycheck required by law will be made.
Employer will provide workers at no charge all tools, supplies, and equipment required to perform the job.
H-2B workers will be reimbursed in the first workweek for all visa, visa processing, border crossing, and other related fees, including those mandated by the government (excluding passport fees).
Transportation (including meals and, to the extent necessary, lodging) to the place of employment will be provided, or its cost to workers reimbursed, if the worker completes half the employment period. Return transportation will be provided if the worker completes the employment period or is dismissed early by the employer. Daily subsistence rates are $12.68/day without receipts or up to $55/day with receipts.
Interested candidates may contact Hempstead Works Career Center, 50 Clinton St., Suite 400, Hempstead, NY 11550 or by phone 516-485-5000. Reference job order NY1354806.
Or interested candidates may mail Weaver Racing, attention George Weaver (President), P.O. Box 211023, Louisville, KY 40221. Or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Reference job order NY1354806.