Meet the Team: Jerry Langsweirdt, Mutuel Teller

Jerry Langsweirdt has worked at Canterbury Park since Day 1.
Jerry Langsweirdt, a mutuel teller, has worked at Canterbury Park since Day 1.

 

Meet the Canterbury Park Team! To help you get to know the friendly faces you see when you come to Canterbury Park, we have introduced a new feature to the blog: Meet the Team.

Here, you’ll get a look at the people behind all the fun and games. Be sure to say hello next time you see them! Canterbury Park is now hiring seasonal and year-round positions. If you’re interested in joining the team, check out our Employment page.

Name: Jerry Langsweirdt

Job title: Mutuel Teller

City: Jordan

Canterbury Park: Who would play you in a movie about your life?

Jerry Langsweirdt: Tom Hanks. I think he is more of a regular person than many….and I see myself as just a regular guy.

CP: What accomplishment are you most proud of?

JL: I worked with and helped guide high school students for many, many years

CP: What’s something people might find surprising about you?

JL: I announce high school sports events, coach Knowledge Bowl, am a cancer survivor, do gardening, and lots of volunteer work.

CP: What’s your favorite part about working at Canterbury Park?

JL: I enjoy all the people from so many backgrounds, walks of life, ages, et.al. There is usually lots of excitement in the air, especially during live racing.  I have been here since Day 1 in 1985. (I guess now I am just too stubborn to quit.) And I have really enjoyed the people I have worked and am working with.

CP: What do you want on your tombstone?

JL: To make ours a better place to live, we have to work for it… I tried to make a difference.

Join the Team

Canterbury Park is now hiring over 400 positions for the 2018 live racing season.

A few of the perks of working at Canterbury Park:

  • Free live racing admission
  • Discounts at Canterbury Park food stands and gift shop
  • Minnesota Employee Recreation and Services Council discounts
  • Employee Scholarship Program
  • Community business discounts
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Competitive benefit packages for full-time and part-time employees

 

Join the team! See a list of full positions on our website.

 

 

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