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Keeneland Hiring Center Opens Thursday, March 2 to Recruit Employees for 2023 Spring Meet in April

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Keeneland invites people who are interested in working at the race track during the 2023 Spring Meet from April 7-28 to apply either in person at the Hiring Center, which opens Thursday, March 2 and will be offered every Tuesday and Thursday in March, or online at Keeneland is seeking to fill positions in Concessions, Culinary, Dining, Guest Services, Parking, Retail, Security, Track Kitchen and other areas.

“Everything we do at Keeneland is the result of the hard work and talent of our employees,” Keeneland Chief of Staff Kari West said. “We are always seeking new faces who want to work in the fast-paced and innovative environment of our race meets. Not only will employees during the Spring Meet receive consistent hours, but they will gain invaluable experience. These jobs can be a good fit for people who are interested in a position that can lead to other opportunities and for those who are looking for short-term employment.”

The majority of positions Keeneland is offering during the Spring Meet are entry level and do not require any formal training other than the paid training that is provided by Keeneland. Employees for the entire Spring Meet typically work 40 paid hours each week. 

A number of available jobs are with Keeneland Hospitality, which provides food and beverage service for the entire Keeneland campus, including the Clubhouse, Grandstand, concessions and Track Kitchen. People with all levels of culinary, wait staff and host experience are urged to apply. They will receive the opportunity to gain valuable culinary and dining experience while training directly under talented chefs.

Visit Hiring Center in March

The Hiring Center, which is located on the second floor of the race track Grandstand, will be open every Tuesday and Thursday in March from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (The first day is Thursday, March 2. The final day is Thursday, March 30.)

At the Hiring Center, candidates may apply for positions, and on-site interviews will be conducted. Because employment offers could be made on the spot, applicants should bring two forms of identification with them. 

To reach the Hiring Center, take Elevator B from the ground floor near the Paddock.

Apply, stay connected online

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

People who want to learn more about future job opportunities at Keeneland are encouraged to sign up to receive the e-newsletter “Employment Opportunities.” 

Volunteer Group program available for community organizations 

In addition to outstanding employment opportunities during the Spring Meet, Keeneland is proud to support the community via its Volunteer Group program. The program enables fraternities, sororities, high school booster clubs, senior groups, charitable organizations and other certified groups with a tax identification number to receive a contribution of $10 for every hour that one of their members works during the Spring Meet. Members of participating organizations might work in roles ranging from a server assistant in one of Keeneland’s dining rooms to serving food and drinks at a concession stand or working as a parking attendant. 

If your group is interested in applying for one of these select opportunities, please click here.