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Job fair announced for 150 anticipated new casino jobs in Penticton

FILE PHOTO - The new Cascades Casino under construction in Penticton in 2016. Gateway Casinos & Entertainment announced a job fair for new hires taking place on Feb. 16, 2017 at the Penticton Lakeside Resort.
February 08, 2017 - 4:40 PM

PENTICTON - Penticton is about to see a rise in employment numbers as one of the city’s major construction projects works towards completion.

The new Cascades Casino, currently under construction on the South Okanagan Events Centre property, is scheduled for completion in May.

The 45,000 square foot facility will feature dining and entertainment options, including a rooftop patio and a full service buffet.

Gateway Casinos & Entertainment media contact Tanya Gabara says Penticton Cascades Casino will be hiring up to 150 new staff in addition to 150 currently at work at Lakeside Casinos in Penticton Lakeside Resort.

The casino is looking for managers in the food and beverage industry as well as gaming and hospitality staff.

A large-scale job fair is planned for Thursday, Feb. 16 at the Penticton Lakeside Resort ballroom.

An afternoon session will run from 1 p.m to 4 p.m. and an evening session from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

No pre-registration is required.

More information about Cascades Casino and Gateway Casinos can be found at the Gateway Casinos website.

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