The operators of Belleville&rsquo,s casino have commenced the process of hiring dozens of staff in time to meet the earlier than anticipated opening of the facility. Casino hire.
Shorelines Casino Belleville made its first play by hiring Appel Maracle, a local woman, to serve as its manager of human resources.
The company, which will be hiring roughly 300 staff to manage the Bell Boulevard-based facility, will now set its sights on filling several other managerial posts, before recruitment for other positions begin in September. By all accounts the casino is on track for completion in advance of earlier projected timelines.
&ldquo,Our president and CEO announced that we hope to be (done construction) by the end of this year,&rdquo, Andy LaCroix, executive director, of Ontario East, Great Canadian Gaming. &ldquo,Things are going a little better than expected. We expect construction to be done by the end of the year.&rdquo,
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Some of management jobs up for grabs include manager of security, cage operations and manager of slots and guest services.
&ldquo,We would like to get those filled as soon as possible,&rdquo, he said. &ldquo,We would like those department heads to be part of the recruitment process, to build their teams.&rdquo,
Senior staff from Great Canadian Gaming, Shorelines parent company has been working with local agencies such as Loyalist College and META Employment Service, to assist with the process,
&ldquo,We&rsquo,re getting sense of what&rsquo,s available,&rdquo, LaCroix said, about setting the stage for a job fair in the coming weeks. &ldquo,We&rsquo,re going to roll out a more extensive hiring plan in early September.&rdquo,
A flood of interest has already started flowing in.
&ldquo,Even at the work site now, there is constantly people bringing in resumes, looking for jobs,&rdquo, he said. &ldquo,They&rsquo,re as excited as we are, by the looks of things.&rdquo,
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To learn more about the upcoming employment postings at Shorelines Casino Belleville, please visit http://gcgaming.com/careers/. The Shorelines Casino Belleville website will be launched by late September and will highlight property information and employment opportunities.