Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Now Accepting Applications for All Positions Through Website
Prospective team members can apply now at www.riverscasinoandresort.com/careers
SCHENECTADY, NY — Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady announced today applications are being accepted for all positions at the $330 million gaming facility. Applicants can see all positions and job descriptions at www.riverscasinoandresort.com/careers.
Rivers Casino & Resort will be hiring in stages for all positions leading up to an early 2017 opening of the facility. Job seekers are encouraged to apply as soon as possible, and to visit the website for job descriptions. Training programs, including the Rivers Casino & Resort Dealer School, will be starting in the coming weeks.
“There has been an overwhelming amount of interest in the job opportunities at Rivers Casino & Resort,” said Mary Cheeks, General Manager of Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady. “We will be hiring approximately 1,200 team members, and we have already filled a number of senior management positions. As we look towards an early 2017 opening, we are inviting job seekers to apply today in anticipation of our hiring cycles in the coming months.”
Rivers Casino & Resort is continuing a series of Local Vendor Information Sessions in August, September and October, and employment information booths will be at the following vendor sessions:
Wednesday, August 24th, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Centro Civico, 143 E Main Street, Amsterdam
- South Glens Falls
Tuesday, August 30th, 6 – 8 p.m.
Moreau Community Center, 144 Main Street, South Glens Falls
Tuesday, September 6th, 5 – 7 p.m.
Troy Public Library, 100 2nd Street, Troy
Tuesday, September 13th, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Hudson Area Library, 51 N 5th Street, Hudson
- Clifton Park
Monday, September 19th, 5 – 7 p.m.
Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry Drive, Ballston Spa
Monday, September 26th, 5 – 7 p.m.
Albany Public Library, 161 Washington Ave, Albany
Wednesday, October 5th, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
SEAT Center, 131 State Street, Schenectady
The operator of Rivers Casino & Resort, Rush Street Gaming, operates three other casinos, all of which have been named a 2015 “Best Place to Work” or “Top Workplace” by their team members.
Rivers Casino & Resort is a $330 million project that will have a 50,000-square-foot gaming floor with 1,150 slot machines, 63 gaming tables and 16 poker tables attached to a 163-room hotel and a 10,000-square-foot banquet facility capable of hosting up to more than 900 people for conventions and special events, one of the largest spaces in the region. Additionally, the property will have a steakhouse, a marketplace with light fare eateries, entertainment lounge and day spa. The casino will take full advantage of its riverfront position with outdoor patios and pre-function spaces. It is expected to open in the first quarter of 2017.
Rivers Casino & Resort will be located adjacent to a new mixed-use Mohawk Harbor development currently under construction by the Galesi Group, which constitutes an additional $150 million investment in the 60-acre riverfront property. The mix of residential, retail and commercial space will include a 124-room Courtyard by Marriott and a 50-slip harbor on the Mohawk River and Erie Canal.
For more information on Rivers Casino & Resort, visit www.riverscasinoandresort.com.
About Rush Street Gaming – Founded by Neil Bluhm and Greg Carlin, Rush Street Gaming and its affiliates have developed and operate successful casinos in Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and Des Plaines, IL (Chicago area). By placing an emphasis on superior design and outstanding customer service, Rush Street Gaming has become one of the leading casino developers in the United States. Existing casinos generate over $1 billion in annual gaming revenues, and all Rush Street Gaming casinos were voted a 2015 “Best Place to Work” or “Top Workplace” by their team members.