HARTFORD, Mich. – May 2, 2011 – The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, owners of the Four Winds Casino Resort in New Buffalo, Mich., is pleased to announce that it will host a public job fair for its new Four Winds Hartford casino on Saturday, May 7, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern at Hartford High School, 115 School Street in Hartford, Mich. Approximately 300 full and part-time jobs will be created at Four Winds Hartford. Additionally, a 10-week dealer school is scheduled to start on Monday, June 6.
Casino representatives are looking for qualified candidates to fill positions in the areas of food and beverage, gaming, finance, marketing, environmental services, valet and security. Computers will be available at the job fair for applicants to use to fill out an online application. Job offers will not be made at the job fair. For those unable to attend, they can also apply for jobs at: www.fourwindscasino.com/employment.
A free 10-week dealer school is scheduled to start on Monday, June 6 in Hartford for individuals looking to learn how to be a casino card dealer. An offer of employment may be made following successful completion of school and audition. Trainees will not be paid during the dealer school, which is free to attend and has a value of $850. For those interested in taking part in the dealer school, please apply for the Dealer Trainee position on the Four Winds employment Web site.
Four Winds Hartford is owned by the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians and is scheduled to open in August 2011. It is located at 68600 Red Arrow Highway in Hartford, Mich., approximately two and a half miles west of the City of Hartford between exits 41 and 46 on Interstate 94. The casino will feature 500 slot machines, nine tables games, a 100-seat restaurant and a 15-seat bar. It will maintain the same look and feel in design and finishes to Four Winds Casino Resort in New Buffalo, which set a new standard for gaming in the Midwest.
About The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians
The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians’ Tribal Recognition was restored and signed into law by President Clinton in September of 1994. The Tribe’s ten county service area includes four counties in Southwestern Michigan and six in Northwestern Indiana. The Pokagon Band provides services including housing, education, family services, medical care and cultural preservation to approximately 4,400 citizens of the Tribe. In 2007, it opened Four Winds Casino Resort in New Buffalo, Mich., which is the premier gaming destination in the Midwest. The Tribe’s administrative offices are located in Dowagiac, Mich. More information is available at http://www.pokagon.com.
About Four Winds Casino Resort
Four Winds Casino Resort is owned by the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians and is located at 11111 Wilson Road in New Buffalo, Mich. Managed by Lakes Entertainment, Inc., the resort offers 135,000 square feet of gaming with approximately 3,000 slot machines and a large selection of table games including poker. It also features four restaurants, entertainment bars and retail venues, and a 165-room hotel, making it the premier destination resort for Midwest tourism. Please play responsibly. You must be 21 years of age to gamble. More information can be found at www.fourwindscasino.com.
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