Help Wanted: Rivers Casino & Resort to Hold Hiring Fair on June 3 Ahead of Grand Opening of 165-Room Hotel

Prospective team members encouraged to apply online and arrive
at the Rivers Event Center with resumes for on-the-spot interviews
CDTA bus service provides easy access to Rivers Casino & Resort

SCHENECTADY, NY — Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady today announced it will be holding a Hiring Fair to fill more than 100 hotel and casino positions on June 3 at the property’s Event Center, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Prospective team members will have the opportunity to meet with leadership from Rivers Casino & Resort, including General Manager Mary Cheeks, for on-the-spot screening and interviews. Attendees are encouraged to bring resumes.

Rivers will be hiring dozens of new team members, including for new jobs in the casino’s 165-room hotel, which is set to open this summer. Hotel-specific positions include: Hotel Front Desk Supervisors, Front Desk Agents, Housekeeping Supervisors and Guest Room Attendants.

Additionally, Rivers will be seeking Table Games Dealers / Dealer School, Cage Cashiers, Food Servers, Cocktail Servers, Food Runners, Dishwashers, Cooks, Security Officers, EMTs, Slot Attendants and Valet Attendants.

There is plenty of free parking at Rivers, including in the parking garage that is steps from the Event Center. Additionally, CDTA bus service provides easy access to the property. Visit the Rivers website or for route information.

“Our Hiring Fair is an excellent opportunity for job seekers to get in front of our hiring managers, ask questions and get on the fast track to a career in the hospitality and gaming industry,” said Mary Cheeks, General Manager of Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady. “Rivers has already put hundreds and hundreds of Capital Region residents to work, and with the opening of our hotel around the corner, we’re looking forward to bringing even more quality jobs to the region.”

Prospective team members can apply for open positions at Rivers Casino & Resort at Those who have already applied online are strongly encouraged to attend the Hiring Fair to meet with hiring managers in person.

The operator of Rivers Casino & Resort, Rush Street Gaming, operates three other casinos, all of which have been named a “Best Place to Work” or “Top Workplace” by their team members.

Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady features a 50,000-square-foot gaming floor with 1,150 slot machines, 67 gaming tables and 16 poker tables. The floor is attached to a 10,000-square-foot Event Center capable of hosting more than 900 people for conventions and special events, one of the largest spaces in the region. Also on the property are five restaurants, Splash Spa and a 165-room hotel (opening summer of 2017).

For more information on Rivers Casino & Resort, visit


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, Des Plaines, IL (Chicago area) and Schenectady, NY. 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.