Career Fair Set For Grand Opening Of Hotel And Convention Center

2013-05-15

Over 250 Positions to be created with Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs’ Project Sunlight  

WHAT:  A Career Fair will be held on Tuesday, June 18th ahead of the opening of Project Sunlight, Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs’ new Hotel and Convention Center. Several positions are being offered in the Housekeeping, Front Desk, Banquet, Call Center, Security, Food & Beverage departments and more.
WHEN/WHERE:  Tuesday, June 18th, 10:00am – 7:00pm in Seasons Ballroom at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs
IN DETAIL:  Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, the largest employer in Luzerne County, is expanding not only their property, but their workforce. This fall, Pennsylvania’s first casino will be opening a seven-story hotel and adjacent Convention Center. To prepare, they are hosting a job fair on Tuesday, June 18th to fill up to 250 positions being created by the expansion, Project Sunlight.
“We are in the process of doing a number of things to prepare for the opening of our new hotel, which will have 238 rooms, an events and convention center, spa, bistro, pool and fitness center. We are excited to be holding a job fair on June 18th here at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs from 10:00am to 7:00pm to find
250 great local people to join and help us open and operate our new facility,” said Mike Bean, President and CEO of Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs.
All available positions/openings will be posted on the website in early June. Interested candidates are encouraged to visit mohegansunpocono.com to complete an application prior to the Career Fair for an opportunity to schedule an interview.  
Department Managers will be on-hand to speak with candidates and take resumes on the day of the event. Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs is looking to hire both Full Time and Part Time positions in various areas of the Property.
ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN AT POCONO DOWNS:  Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, owned by the Mohegan Tribe of Indians of Connecticut, is one of the most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and dining destinations in Pennsylvania. Situated on 400 acres in Plains, Pennsylvania, Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs is currently home to 82,000 square feet of gaming space including over 82 live table games, 2,300 slot machines and electronic table games, a variety of dining and shopping options, nightlife, entertainment and live harness racing. Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs is within easy access of New York, Philadelphia, New Jersey and Delaware. More information is available by calling 1.888.win.inpa (1.888.946.4672) or visiting mohegansunpocono.com.