Penn National Gaming Inc. Of Wyomissing will be bringing 375 new jobs to Berks County by the end of the year.
The company, which operates casinos around the country, announced Tuesday that it has opened a career center at the Holiday Inn Morgantown at 6170 Morgantown Rd., and is accepting applications for positions at its planned Hollywood Casino Morgantown, which is expected to open by the end of 2021.
“We are thrilled to begin accepting applications for our newest property from residents of Berks, Lancaster, and Montgomery counties, and other neighboring communities,” said Erin Chamberlin, senior vice president of regional operations for Penn National. “We look forward to interviewing candidates for the vast array of jobs that will support our expected grand opening later this year.”
The company will also be hosting a number of table games dealer school open house hiring events over the next two weeks at the career center. Table games dealer school is expected to start in late September and is free of charge for those who accept employment offers from the company.
Positions will also be available in casino operations, food and beverage, security and surveillance, human resources, marketing and other positions.
Penn National said it is offering competitive pay, benefits and up to $1,500 in sign-on bonuses for new hires.
When complete the Hollywood Casino Morgantown will be an 80,000-square-foot gaming facility that will feature approximately 750 slot machines and 30 tables games.
There will also be a Barstool Sportsbook and race book, and food and beverage options.