LIVE! CASINO & HOTEL PHILADELPHIA RAMPS UP RECRUITMENT EFFORTS TO FILL HUNDREDS OF JOBS FOR NEW GAMING AND ENTERTAINMENT DESTINATION SET TO OPEN IN EARLY 2021
Hospitality Job Fair Scheduled for November 10 at New Live! Recruitment Center to Staff Available Food & Beverage Positions; Virtual Job Information Sessions Scheduled for November 12
PHILADELPHIA (November 5, 2020) – Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia today announced they are ramping up recruitment efforts to fill hundreds of new positions at the gaming and entertainment destination set to open in early 2021.
Live! is a nationally-recognized dining and entertainment brand which spans across several hospitality platforms including casinos, restaurants, hotels, sports-anchored developments and entertainment districts. Live! destinations are among the highest profile in the country.
Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia is looking for talented, energetic individuals who are eager to work in what promises to be the most exciting gaming facility in the region. Career opportunities will be available in every field, including hotel operations, finance, marketing, human resources, information technologies, food and beverage, facilities, security and surveillance, and gaming operations. Full-time and part-time positions are being offered in all departments and all shifts. All available positions are listed online at www.WorkatLivePhilly.com
HOSPITALITY JOB FAIR
A Hospitality Job Fair is scheduled for Tuesday, November 10 from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m, at the new Live! Recruitment Center, located at Xfinity Live!. This job fair will focus on filling more than 300 available food and beverage positions. Hiring preference will be given to residents living in the communities immediately surrounding the Stadium District, then the surrounding region.
Recruiters and hiring managers will be on hand to interview candidates for full and part-time opportunities as cocktail servers, bartenders, food servers, line/prep cooks, stewards, bussers, bar porters, and hosts. On the spot job offers will be made. Job descriptions and requirements for available positions are posted online now at www.WorkatLivePhilly.com. Applicants for bartenders and cocktail servers must be at least 21 years of age.
The Job Fair is open to the general public. Admission to Xfinity Live! will be limited through the day in order to maintain proper social distancing inside the venue. Interested applicants who attend will be required to undergo a temperature check and wear a mask upon check-in. Live! will have extra masks and sanitizer available.
For information about all positions and to fill out an online employment application in advance of the Job Fair, visit www.WorkatLivePhilly.com
“We’re committed to recruiting a diverse and inclusive workforce, while also serving as an economic engine for the city of Philadelphia,” said Bill Mikus, Vice President of Human Resources for Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia. “We’ve been thrilled with not only the number of applications we’ve received so far but also the quality of applicants – something we expected from a great city like Philadelphia. With many positions left to fill, we highly encourage job seekers to attend the job fair for an opportunity to meet with the Live! recruiting team and learn more about the opportunities we have to offer.”
LIVE! RECRUITMENT CENTER
The Live! Recruitment Center is now open at Xfinity Live!, 1100 Pattison Avenue, Monday through Friday from 11:00 a. m. – 3:00 p.m., where recruiters are available to assist with online applications and answer questions about the hiring process. A bank of computers is also available for use free of charge by job seekers. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments can be made by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
To further educate the public about available positions, Live! Philadelphia has partnered with PA CareerLink Philadelphia and Philadelphia Works to host two virtual job information sessions on Thursday, November 12 from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. and from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Intersted applicants can register for the live sessions at live-casino-and-hotel-philadelphia-careers.eventbrite.com
“It’s not a requirement to have a gaming background to work here. Our ideal candidates will exhibit natural style, possess unique skills and express a willingness to learn,” continued Mr. Mikus. “We’re looking for dynamic employees who are inspired by new challenges, who are happy and excited to come to work every day, and who want to have a lot of fun and engage the customer. Cherishing our guests is an integral part of the Live! experience.”
About Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia
Scheduled to open in early 2021, Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia will mark the beginning of a new era in South Philadelphia, transforming the Stadium District into a nationally unrivaled one-stop destination to enjoy the fast-paced action of four major professional sports teams, memorable entertainment, premier dining, well-appointed hotel accommodations and world-class gaming. Conveniently located off I-95 and I-76, the facility will feature more than 200 luxury hotel rooms, a FanDuel® Sportsbook, over 2,200 slots and electronic table games, 150 live action table games, including poker, plus new dining and entertainment options. The property will also offer more than 15,000-square-feet of meeting space, as well as ample, secure parking. Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia will be developed, owned and managed by Stadium Casino RE, LLC, an affiliate of The Cordish Companies, the premier developer of Live! dining, entertainment, gaming, hotel and sports-anchored destinations in the country. Visit Philadelphia.LiveCasinoHotel.com or follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram at @livecasinophl
About The Cordish Companies
The Cordish Companies’ origins date back to 1910 and encompass four generations of privately-held, family ownership. During the past ten decades, The Cordish Companies has grown into a global leader in Commercial Real Estate; Entertainment Districts; Sports-Anchored Developments; Gaming; Hotels; Residential Properties; Restaurants; International Development; Coworking Spaces; and Private Equity. One of the largest and most respected developers in the world, The Cordish Companies has been awarded an unprecedented seven Urban Land Institute Awards for Excellence for public-private developments that are of unique significance to the cities in which they are located. The Cordish Companies has developed and operates highly acclaimed dining, entertainment and hospitality destinations throughout the United States, many falling under The Cordish Companies’ Live! Brand, highly regarded as one of the premier entertainment brands in the country. In gaming, The Cordish Companies has developed among the most successful casino hotel resorts in the world including the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa and Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland. Welcoming over 55 million visitors per year, these developments are among the highest profile dining, entertainment, gaming, hotel and sports-anchored destinations in the country. Over the generations, The Cordish Companies has remained true to the family’s core values of quality, entrepreneurial spirit, long-term personal relationships, and integrity. As a testimony to the long-term vision of its family leadership, The Cordish Companies still owns and manages virtually every business it has created. For more information visit www.cordish.com or follow us on Twitter.
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