Resorts World Catskills Boosts Local Job Market With 1,400 Vacant Positions
The under construction Catskills casino that is due to open in March is set to bring a major jobs boost to the area as it attempts to recruit people to fill about 1,400 positions.
It will be the fourth casino to open in upstate New York after voters approved the gambling expansion. The other casinos are in the Finger Lakes, Schenectady and the Southern Tier. The $1.2 billion resort is holding a series of job fairs this week to find people to fill rolls including cooks, security guards, servers and more.
The 18-story resort will include 100,000 square feet of gaming space, 134 gaming tables and 2,150 slot machines. There will be private gaming salons with butler service, a 19-table poker room, 332 luxury suites, a 2,000 person event room, an 18-hole golf course and numerous bars and restaurants.