Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Upcoming Tioga Downs job fair offers opportunities to join casino, racing teams

Interviews, same-day hiring expected

Nichols, N.Y. - March 22, 2016 - Tioga Downs is growing and needs talented people to join its winning team. The entertainment complex is hosting a job fair beginning this weekend that will offer participants same-day interviewing as well as on the spot hiring for more than 60 positions. Those interested in working for the racino should plan to attend this Saturday, March 26 from 10 am - 2 pm or next Tuesday, March 29 from 1 - 5 pm. Veterans have a special opportunity for early access to the job fair on Saturday from 9 - 10 am.

Tioga Downs will be looking to hire for positions in food and beverage, security, maintenance and racing (including mutuel tellers). Forty of the openings are seasonal positions to support harness racing season, which opens May 7 with a simulcast of the Kentucky Debry and runs through September 17. Open interviews will also be conducted for those interested in the next session of the dealer training program.

Anyone considering applying for a position should register online at www.tiogadowns.com/careers prior to the job fair.

Tioga Downs offers live harness racing, video lottery terminals, video poker and electronic table games. A variety of eateries are also part of the current entertainment complex. Jeff Gural owns Tioga Downs in Nichols, NY and Vernon Downs in Vernon, NY. Tioga Downs was recently recommended by the New York State Gaming Facility Location Board for a full gaming license. In the last decade, Tioga Downs and Vernon Downs have created more than 700 family-sustaining jobs and donated millions to nonprofit organizations. For more information on Tioga Downs, please visit www.tiogadowns.com.