Test Barn Attendant

Date Posted: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 12:55:00
Salary: -
Anderson, IN 46013

Job Description

Work for Indiana!
Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.

About The Job:

The Test Barn Attendants shall be responsible for the collection and sealing of horse urine samples in accordance with chain of custody procedures and adhering to test barn operational procedures. Working hours and days are designated in concurrence with scheduled post times at each racetrack.

This position is located at Hoosier Park in Anderson, Indiana.

Position Bonuses:

  • Individuals that are hired before March 23, 2020 will receive a $150 sign on bonus.
  • Individuals that stay on from March 23, 2020 until the end of the racing season (estimated date of November 21, 2020) will receive a $300 retention bonus.
  • Individuals that return from previous racing seasons may qualify for a Return Intermittent Hire Bonus. Please see policy for details.

A Day In The Life:

  • The test barn technicians shall, in accordance with commission standard operating procedures, procure a urine sample of each horse entering the test barn for testing.
  • The test barn technicians shall be responsible for verifying the tattoo/freeze brand of each horse entering the test barn.
  • The test barn technicians may be responsible for verifying whip welts, cuts, etc. on horses as assigned.
  • The test barn technicians shall maintain the test barn in a clean and orderly fashion.
  • As the initial link in the chain of custody for testing samples, the responsibility of the incumbent is substantial. The consequences of errors are considerable. An error or failure to follow proper procedures may result in jeopardizing through unwarranted suspension the livelihood of the horses’ licensed trainer. Also, substantial unwarranted fines (up to $10,000). Conversely, an error or failure to follow proper procedures may permit a trainer guilty of a drug violation rule to go unpunished. Cost, including legal fees, of incumbent mistakes may also be substantial.
  • Incumbent will be fingerprinted and must be able to pass a limited criminal history check.
  • Incumbent will work with the Commission Veterinarian on duty, Test Barn Supervisor, licensed trainers and grooms.

Preferred Experience:

What You Will Need For Success:

  • Three (3) years employment or high school diploma.
  • Responsible for following commission rules, policies and procedures regarding sample collection and chain of custody.
  • Knowledge of commission rules, policies and procedures regarding sample collection is a plus.
  • Hands-on experience with large animals, preferably horses, is desired.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes:

  • Four (4) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages
  • Wellness program (offers eligibility into a discounted medical plan)
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution)
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • Group life insurance
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • New Parent Leave

If this is an Intermittent position, the position does not offer benefits and is limited to 180 working days in an eleven (11) month continuous period.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Pay: $13.21 per hour

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends

Work Location:

  • One location

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Detail-oriented -- quality and precision-focused
  • Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative

Company's website:

  • www.WorkforIndiana.gov
As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day. Grow your career with the State of Indiana! An error or failure to follow proper procedures may result in jeopardizing through unwarranted suspension the livelihood of the horses’ licensed trainer. Incumbent will work with the Commission Veterinarian on duty, Test Barn Supervisor, licensed trainers and...

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Job Detail

  • Job Id
    5ed292ef1892856c
  • Location
    Anderson, IN 46013
  • Company
  • Type
    Private
  • Employment Status
    Permanent
  • Positions
    Available
  • Career Level
    Experience
  • Gender
    Male/Female

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