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Indianapolis Motor Speedway Facilities Laborer, IMS 2021 Season in Indianapolis, Indiana


DEPARTMENT: Facilities

REPORTS TO: Labor Shop Foreman



WORKER CATEGORY: Seasonal (Temporary)


The Indianapolis Motor Speedway , a subsidiary of Penske Entertainment, is the worldwide leader in motorsports entertainment and the largest spectator sporting facility in the world. However, we are also about people. A talented staff with diverse skills that are used to the fullest to stage the world's great motor racing events. Employees at IMS are challenged daily to excel in an environment where the pace matches the high speed of the machines that race at our famous facility. Working for us is a demanding, yet rewarding, endeavor for dedicated professionals who want to reach their ultimate potential amid the excitement, tradition and pageantry of the World’s Greatest Race Course.


The Laborer is responsible for maintaining and supporting the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and surrounding properties. This seasonal position will expose you to many different projects throughout the facility and offers an unmatched opportunity to be a part of the execution and operations of our events. The Indianapolis Motor Speedway plays host to the World's Largest Single-Day Sporting Event, the Indianapolis 500®.


  • Cleaning of concession stands, first aid stations, gift shops, hospitality spaces, and restrooms.

  • Facility preparation for events

  • Installation/removal of furniture

  • Move equipment and supplies (bike rack, pallets, product, temporary fence, etc.)

  • Move furniture and set spaces for events (chairs, tables, temporary walls, etc.)

  • Placement of dumpsters and trash cans

  • Miscellaneous painting as necessary (prepping and scraping surfaces)

  • Mopping, sweeping, and vacuuming.

  • Installation/removal of signage

  • Trash pickup (grounds and route)

  • Track Conversion (belting, tarping, and tire barriers)

  • Other duties and projects as assigned by Facilities Supervisor or Labor Shop Foreman


  • Work hours are 7:15 am – 4:00 pm Monday through Friday, with opportunities for overtime and weekends during the event season.


Supervisory Responsibilities

  • This position does not have any supervisory responsibilities.


  • High school graduate or equivalent experience.


  • Valid driver’s license preferred.

  • Self-starter and must exhibit a positive attitude.

  • Ability to work under pressure with time constraints.

  • Ability to work with multiple teams to meet the event expectations.

  • Embodies our Core Values: Own Results. Take Initiative. Value Diversity. Stay Resilient & Solution-Oriented. Act with Integrity. Speak Plainly. Build Relationships. Nurture Talent.


    The physical demands described here must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job:

  • The position requires lifting up to 50 pounds.

  • The position requires working outdoors in the elements.

  • The employee frequently is required to be active.

  • The position involves walking, bending, climbing stairs, and standing for long periods of time throughout the day.


The following is a description of the work environment of the IMS Seasonal Facilities position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job:

  • The employee will frequently work outdoors, which requires physical strength and stamina to endure extreme heat, cold, rain and other conditions.

  • The employee may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration.

  • The noise level in the work environment can be loud, due to professional racing events.


    Penske Entertainment provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The Company complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities and/or events.