Keeneland hiring for more than 2,000 seasonal jobs

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Keeneland is looking for people to fill more than 2,000 seasonal positions.

The track says it’s holding a Job Fair on February 29 and March 23 and a Hiring Center will be open on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout March.

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The track says sit needs the extra staff for the Spring Meet, which is from April 2-24 and the annual Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby on May 1-2. They say positions are available in Food and Beverage, Parking and Security, The Keeneland Shop, Admissions, Programs, Track Maintenance, Guest Services and other areas.

Keeneland officials say on-site interviews for all positions will be conducted at the Job Fairs and at the Hiring Center. They say candidates who bring two forms of ID may be hired on the spot at the Hiring Center.

The Job Fairs and the Hiring Center are located on second floor of the Keeneland Grandstand (take Elevator B to the second floor) and are open as follows:

  • Saturday, Feb. 29 – Job Fair from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • March 3-26 – Hiring Center (Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Thursdays from 2-6 p.m.).
  • Monday, March 23 – Job Fair from 2:00 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Official say the Job Fairs include a “Refer a Friend” event. Current Keeneland employees who bring friends who are successful referrals will be eligible for a referral award that increases in value based upon their total number of successful referrals.

Positions also are listed on for candidates to apply any time.