Rivers Casino Announces New York Hiring Event For March 28 With Dealer Academies Also Available

Written By Dave Champagne on March 27, 2023
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If you’re looking for a casino job in New York, an event at Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady will be the spot to be on March 28.

One of four commercial NY casinos, Rivers is slated to host a hiring event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the casino’s Event Center.

With almost 50 openings to fill in a variety of positions, available jobs range from entry-level positions at hourly pay to salaried slots in management throughout all shifts.

More details on Rivers Casino NY hiring event

The Rivers Casino Human Resources team will hold on-site interviews who express interest in a variety of available positions.

Careers range from security officers to dealers and gaming supervisors. From food and beverage to hospitality and marketing. Opportunities abound for a career at Rivers Casino.

Applicants must be at least 18 years old for some positions, and a minimum of 21 years old for others. The casino’s Human Resources team strongly encourages applicants to bring their resumes.

Prospective employees will undergo criminal background checks. But they will also need to obtain gaming license approval from the state while displaying personable and positive attitudes as well as scheduling flexibility.

Become part of a NY casinos team that frequently earns praise

Linda Waters, vice president of human resources at Rivers Casino, made a simple pitch to folks interested in joining the casino staff.

“Rivers Casino is a high-energy and fun place to work, and a fantastic place to start a successful career in the gaming and hospitality industry,” Waters said in a press release.

“There are tremendous opportunities at Rivers for both professional and personal growth and we always place a premium on enriching the lives of all our team members and their families.”

Full-time positions at Rivers Casino include paid time off, medical/dental/vision plans, a 401(k) plan with company match, tuition and fitness reimbursement programs, and discounted meals. All positions also offer complimentary shuttle bus service from the local CDTA blue line stop.

Opened in 2017, Rivers has been named a Top Workplace by the Times Union for five years in a row. The Rivers Casino website contains more career information and a list of available positions.

Rivers Casino also offering gaming academies

On top of the hiring event, Rivers will also stage two academies to train individuals interested in becomes casino dealers.

The facility holds openings for full-time and part-time dealers. And to properly train prospective employees, Rivers will put on its Dealer Academy starting April 24 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The free event runs six weeks, limiting its enrollment to 20 people.

In addition, Rivers will host its Poker Dealer Academy, an eight-week training program that holds 12 spots for interested parties.

Those interested in become casino dealers at Rivers should visit its website and complete an inquiry form. The casino has yet to set a date for the Poker Dealer Academy. But after submitting an inquiry form, Rivers will reach out at a later time to announce the dates once agreed upon.

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