Maryland Live! Casino and Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corporation to host job fair
Anne Arundel County, MD (March 12, 2012) – In association with the Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corporation (AAWDC), Maryland Live! Casino will host a JOB FAIR on SATURDAY, MARCH 17, 2012, from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m, at the Maryland Live! Employment Center, located at 7270 Park Circle Drive in Hanover, MD.
The job fair, which is a collaborative effort between the two organizations, is open to the public and will feature information sessions with Maryland Live! Casino recruiters and hiring managers seeking to fill hundreds of available positions in food and beverage, marketing, finance and casino operations.
Information sessions will be conducted specifically for available positions as slot attendants, players club representatives, cage cashiers and main bankers, environmental services (EVS),
and all service positions in food and beverage, including cooks, cocktail and food servers, bussers, bartenders, barbacks, stewards, and other kitchen staff.
“Maryland Live! Casino is committed to giving back to the community and actively partnering with local organizations, such as the Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corporation, to provide career opportunities to local residents seeking employment,” said Lynn A. Norris, Vice President of Human Resources. “We appreciate the assistance we have received from the AAWDC for the Job Fair and look forward to working with them to place qualified local candidates in available positions.”
Individuals are required to apply online at www.jobsatmarylandlivecasino.com in advance of the job fair. Computers are available for use at the Maryland Live! Employment Center and the AAWDC One Stop Career Centers for those who do not have access to a computer.
“We are excited about Maryland Live! and the job opportunities that will get Anne Arundel County residents back to work,” said Kirkland J. Murray, President and CEO of AAWDC.
For further information, please contact the Maryland Live! Casino Employment Center at (443) 445-2500 or the AAWDC One Stop Career Center at the Arundel Mills Mall at (410) 777-1845 or visit www.aawdc.org
Applicants must be at least 21 years of age. Maryland Live! Casino is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
About Maryland Live! Casino
Located at the Arundel Mills Mall in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, the new $500 million Maryland Live! Casino will be one of the largest gaming, retail and entertainment destinations in the country with 4,750 slot machines and electronic table games; designer name brand shopping; a state-of-the-art, live entertainment venue; and nationally-acclaimed restaurants, such as Bobby’s Burger Palace from celebrated chef Bobby Flay, The Cheesecake Factory®, Phillips® Seafood, and The Prime Rib®. Maryland Live! Casino is scheduled to open in June 2012 (pending approval from the Maryland State Lottery Agency). Visit www.marylandlivecasino.com or follow Maryland Live! Casino on Facebook and Twitter. For employment opportunities, visit www.jobsatmarylandlivecasino.com. Maryland Live! Casino is being developed by The Cordish Companies.
The Cordish Companies, now in its fourth generation of family ownership, is an international conglomerate of businesses, including one of the leading gaming, entertainment and real estate development companies in the United States. The company has diverse development expertise with divisions focused on Gaming & Lodging, Entertainment & Mixed-Use, Sports Anchored Districts, Shopping & Lifestyle Retail, Office and Residential. The Cordish Companies also owns and manages a diverse group of operating businesses, ranging from gaming, restaurants/clubs to live music promotion and film/media distribution. The company values itself on the quality of its operations, its long-term relationships, and high level of integrity in all of its endeavors.
The Cordish Companies is the largest and most successful developer of entertainment districts and concepts in the United States. In particular, the company has unparalleled experience in
creating and revitalizing high-profile destinations in urban core locations. Many of The Cordish Companies’ projects involve public/private partnerships and are of unique significance to the cities in which they are located. Prime examples are the company’s prominent role in the redevelopment of Baltimore’s world-famous Inner Harbor; Atlantic City, NJ; Hollywood, FL; Charleston, SC; Houston, TX; Louisville, KY; Tampa FL; Kansas City, MO; and Towson, MD.
The Cordish Companies has received the highest possible national awards in its various area of expertise. In real estate, The Cordish Companies has received an unprecedented seven Urban Land Institute Awards of Excellence. www.cordish.com
About Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corporation
Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corporation (AAWDC) has played a vital role in creating and sustaining employment opportunities for Anne Arundel county citizens for more than two decades. As one of the state-designated workforce investment agencies, AAWDC prepares job seekers with marketable skills to help maximize their career potential. In partnership with the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR), AAWDC delivers a wide range of services, including workshops in job readiness, resume preparation, workplace skills and much more at three full-service career centers located throughout the county. Other innovative programs include job skills training in high-growth industries such as IT/cybersecurity, green jobs/sustainable construction, health care and hospitality/entertainment. AAWDC also effectively provides assistance to Anne Arundel County businesses in the areas of recruitment, retention, downsizing assistance and upgrading the skills of their existing workforce.