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Empire State Thoroughbreds Thouroughbred Racehorse Groom in Elmont, New York

Thoroughbred Racehorse Groom - 1 fulltime, temporary, seasonal (H-2B) job available 10/1/2020-5/1/2021.

Employer: Empire State Thoroughbreds, 34 May Ct, Monroe, CT 06468.
Worksite: Belmont Park, 2150 Hempstead Turnpike, Elmont, NY 11003.

Duties: Attend to overall care of thoroughbred race horses including feed, water, maintenance of stalls & tack, clean, brush, trim of horses, disinfect stalls & bedding. Will lift legs & clean feet & apply liniments & bandages to legs as required. Will care for 1-5 horses at a time, including hot walking and tacking up.

Work days: Vary Mon-Sun, split shifts 5am-11am, 3pm-5pm. Day off rotates. 40 hours/week at $14.50/hour. OT may be available at $21.75/hour. Employer offers a bonus of 1% of any winning purse.

No minimum education requirement, 1 month of experience required. Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

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. Optional employer-provided housing may be available free of charge to the worker in the backstretch at Belmont, but employer-provided housing is not guaranteed.

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, Hempstead Executive Plaza, 50 Clinton St, Ste 400, Hempstead, NY 11550. Or by phone: 516-485-5000. Reference job order NY1340967.

Or interested candidates may mail Empire State Thoroughbreds, attn Terri Tournas, 34 May Ct, Monroe, CT 06468. Or by email: territournas@gmail.com. Reference job order NY1340967.

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