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Weaver Racing Stables, Inc. Thoroughbred Horse Groom in Saratoga Springs, New York

Thoroughbred Horse Groom - 20 fulltime, temporary, seasonal (H-2B) jobs available 4/1/22-11/30/22. Employer: Weaver Racing Stables, Inc., PO Box 211023, Louisville, KY, 40221 / 1381 Route 9P, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866. Work Site: 267 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs NY 12866 Duties: Responsible and assist with the daily care of horse's and preparation of horses for training as well as participation in horse races. Workers will prepare horses for races. They have the responsibility to feed and water horse's feet, apply/ remove leg wraps/boots and saddle for training. Bath/cool down horse after racing. Assist veterinarian while performing physical examinations, by keeping the horse calm and under control. They will assist the farriers as they inspect, remove, apply, adjust and work with horse's hoof and shoes by keeping the horse calm and under control. Clean/re-bed stall. Hose down horse with cold/warm water. Wrap horse in brace or poultice bandages as necessary. Ability to lift 150lbs with assistance 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-Fri,(Saturday work when required) split shift: 5am-11am and 3pm-5pm, 40 hours/week at $14.99/hour. OT as necessary at $22.49/hour. Employer does not provide housing; Employer will assist workers with securing housing. Optional dormitory style housing available at racetrack backstretch, but workers not required to live at racetrack. Utilities may be provided free of charge in the backstretch. Travel to worksite provided from worker 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 $13.17/day without receipts or up to $55/day with receipts. Interested candidates may contact Saratoga County Employment & Training, 152 East High Street, Ballston Spa NY 12020. By phone: 518-884-4170. Reference job order NY1394816. Or interested candidates may mail Weaver Racing, attention George Weaver (Owner/ President), P.O. Box 211023, Louisville, KY 40221. Or by email: Reference job order NY1394816.