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Security - Harness

Posted March 6, 2023

Bally’s Dover
Dover, DE
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About This Job


Major Focus

This is a seasonal position for the harness racing season, which runs from Nov – Apr.

Guards property against fire, theft, vandalism, and illegal entry, and safeguards all employees, guests and assets.

Check for valid Harness Licenses for those entering Paddock Area, Paddock Lounge, and provides escort for money transfer.

Essential Functions
  • Patrols assigned areas and maintains surveillance of the premises to ensure the safety of patrons and employees.
  • Patrols area to determine and guard against criminal offenses, pickpockets, nuisances, suspicious persons, etc.
  • Quickly responds to any emergency situation as required, and gives aid as necessary.
  • Physically lifts and removes patrons in difficult situations and administers C.P.R. if necessary.
  • Ensures that no unauthorized persons enter the Paddock, Paddock Lounge without proper licensing.
  • Checks for License and Insurance stickers for DD on reverse side and logs appropriate information.
  • Enforces “No Smoking” in and around Lasik Barn.
  • Provides escorts from the Money room to November Cage or Paddock Drivers Lounge.
  • Raises and lowers flag daily.
  • Opens and closes Roll Gate as needed.
  • Utilizes radio to receive direction and communicate information.
  • Completes and submits any reports concerning incidents that may occur as required or directed.
  • Gives out information concerning facility such as directions to inquiring patrons.
  • Assists in the evacuation of premises in the case of an emergency.
  • Provides exceptional customer service.
  • Works safely, following all established safety rules and regulations.
  • Communicates effectively with co-workers, supervisors and guests.
  • Follows all relevant policies and procedures.
Additional Functions

Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements / Education
  • High School diploma, GED or equivalent experience required.
  • Prior Security experience preferred but not required.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English fluently.
  • Must be able to remain vigilant at all times for unusual activity requiring assistance.
  • Must possess C.P.R., A.E.D, First Aid and certification or the ability to obtain the same within probationary period required. Certification must be maintained and renewed prior to expiration.
  • Must be able to visually and audibly determine undesirable persons and crisis situations.
  • Must be able to learn specific job duties and complete detailed work assignments, and to maintain knowledge of basic concepts and techniques.
  • Must be able to perform job tasks and remain vigilant in the event of an emergency.
  • Must possess good communication skills
  • Must be able to report to work on time as scheduled
  • Must be able to work weekends, holidays and nights as needed
  • Must be able to successfully pass a background check
  • Must present an overall professional appearance and report to work in appropriate attire
  • Some Security employees will be assigned to drive company vehicles as part of their work duties. Not every Security employee will be assigned this task on a regular basis, however it may be required without prior planning or notice. Therefore, although it is not an absolute requirement, it is preferred that Security employees possess valid driver’s licenses with a clean driving records as evidence of insurability with regard to the operation of company vehicles.
Organizational Relationships

Accountable to: Supervisor – Security

Sergeant – Security

Accountable for: N/A

The above description denotes some of the specific characteristics which are necessary to perform the principal functions of the job and are not intended to be a description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position.

Bally's Dover is an equal opportunity employer.

Addendum To Job Description

These are physical and mental requirements of the position as it is typically performed. Inability to meet one or more of these physical or mental requirements will not automatically disqualify a candidate or employee from the position. Upon request for a reasonable accommodation, the Company will review for reasonableness, depending on the requirement, the essential functions to which it relates, and the proposed accommodation.

Physical Requirements




Pull (40 pounds)




Color Perception


Climb, Ascend/Descend (Stairs, Ladders)


Stoop /Kneel /Crouch


Hearing / Listening


Lift ( 40 pounds)



Clear Speech / Talking


Carry (40 pounds)




Drive (local / long distance)

Repetitive Motion


Dexterity /Hand


Walk for Extended Periods



Dexterity /Fingers

Stand for Extended Periods

Reach (Above Shoulder)


Push (40 pounds)


Sit for Extended Periods


Mental / Reasoning Requirements


Reading – Simple


Writing – Simple

Advanced Math Skills

Reading – Complex

Writing – Complex


Analysis / Comprehension



Basic Math Skills


Judgment / Decision Making

Work Environment


Shift Work



Pressurized Equipment


Works Alone

Extreme Heat

Moving Objects


Works with Others


Extreme Cold

High Places


Verbal Contact with Others


Extreme Noise

Fumes / Odors


Face-to-Face Contact


Mechanical Equipment

Hazardous Materials



Electrical Equipment


Dirt / Dust


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required of all personnel so classified.

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About this Employer

Bally’s Dover

1131 North DuPont Highway
Dover, DE 19901

(302) 674-4600

500 Room Hotel Casino

Bally’s Dover is a unique Four Diamond casino hotel conveniently located in the heart of the Mid-Atlantic region. Our smoke-free casino features 33 table games such as Craps, Mini Baccarat Macau Style with Dragon Bonus, Blackjack, Roulette, Emperor's Challenge Pai Gow Poker, High Card Flush, 3 Card Poker with 6 card bonus bet, Player's Edge 21+3, Heads Up Hold'Em, and Cajun Stud. Players also enjoy 2,200 slot machines, including progressives and penny machines all the way up to $100 slots.

Our luxurious AAA-rated Four Diamond casino hotel is the largest in Delaware with 500 well-appointed guest rooms and suites. The stunning Rollins Center® ballroom and well-equipped breakout rooms accommodate conventions, corporate meetings, banquets, weddings and celebrations of many kinds.

Bally's Dover Casino Resort offers a wide variety of dining options from New York-style deli to a gourmet steak and seafood restaurant.  Casual dining includes family-style Italian, specialty seafood, station-style buffet, two gourmet coffee and pastry shops and more. Food & beverage venues include Gr8 Burgers, Jerry Longo's Meatballs & Martinis, Macau Kitchen Express, The Royal Prime, Sugar Factory, Sweet Perks Too and the Winner's Circle Restaurant.

Toppers Spa/Salon offers exquisite spa treatments and salon services in a tranquil setting.  Our shops include Godiva, Swarovski, The Colonnade Marketplace and Fashions of The Colonnade featuring trendy and classic designer apparel and accessories.

World-class sports action awaits with live harness racing from November to April with a liberal purse structure to attract the best horses and drivers from Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Ohio and Canada.

Guests can wager on harness and thoroughbred horse racing from across the country, 363 days a year in our Race & Sports Book, in addition to professional football sports betting. Our casino hotel adjoins Dover International Speedway®, which hosts two thrilling NASCAR® race weekends each year.

We feature some of the best live entertainment in our region as well as live boxing events.

Our parent company, Bally’s Corporation is a global casino entertainment company with a growing presence including award-winning casinos and resorts, as well as a broad portfolio of digital sports betting and casino offerings.With approximately 10,500 employees spread in offices around the world, Bally’s Corporation is one of the fastest-growing competitors in our field. Company assets within the United States include 15 casinos, a horse racing track, and access to online sports betting licenses in 18 states. Our casino operations boast an impressive total collection of over 15,000 slot machines, 500 table games, and 5,300 hotel rooms.