Need a job? Cripple Creek casinos are hiring!
The Triple Crown Casinos and the Bronco Billy’s Casino of Cripple Creek are hiring up to 500 new employees. The need for these new employees stems from higher gaming stakes coming this July.
Interviews will be held right here in Colorado Springs on Saturday, March 28 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Southside Johnny’s located at 528 S. Tejon Street in Colorado Springs.
The interviews will be on a first come, first serve basis and will primarily be for the open positions of table game dealers, although other positions are available.
The following is the information released about the positions, by Triple Crown Casinos and the Bronco Billy’s Casino of Cripple Creek, in conjunction with the Pikes Peak Workforce:
The 10-minute interview process will include a basic math test and a live interview with casino representatives. Successful candidates will receive free training to learn how to deal the games of Roulette, Craps and/or Black Jack. Candidates will have the opportunity to learn up to two of the table games during their course work, with each game requiring three-nine weeks of training.
Afternoon and evening classes will be offered in Cripple Creek and Colorado Springs beginning April 6. Applicants must be 21 years old by July 1, 2009 to apply and upon completion of the course work, they are required to obtain a Colorado State Gaming License. Qualified applicants are also required to register at Pikes Peak Workforce, 2306 E Pikes Peak in Colorado Springs, prior to beginning their course work.
“The Triple Crown Casinos and Bronco Billy’s are excited to have the opportunity to be in the position to provide hundreds of jobs in this downturn of economy,” says Gary Findlay, Table Games Manager at the Triple Crown Casinos. “The passing of Amendment 50 has given us a tremendous opportunity to provide new jobs in the gaming industry in Colorado. We have the chance to teach people new skills in a constantly growing industry.”
The Triple Crown Casinos and the Bronco Billy’s are promising employment to those in the program who successfully complete all required course work, obtain a gaming license and pass the live audition. The live audition will consist of a hands-on game with fellow peers and instructors. The dealer will be judged on skill, knowledge and table side manner before being permanently hired at either casino. A table games dealer can expect an income of $45,000-80,000 per year, benefits, flexible hours and career advancement opportunities.