The Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort east of Flagstaff is hosting a job fair this weekend. Derrick Watchman, chief executive officer of the Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise, announced the enterprise is holding a job fair February 1 through 3 to obtain candidates for 800 jobs it needs to fill at its newest property, Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort.
The job fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. February 1 and 2, and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on February 3. It will take place at the High Country Conference Center, Northern Arizona University, North Campus, 201 W. Butler Ave. in Flagstaff.
The open positions are in the areas of accounting, administration, audit, cage, compliance, drop and count, food and beverage, gift shop, human resources, marketing, payroll, players club, purchasing, security, slots, table games, training, hotel administration, hotel housekeeping, and hotel sales and marketing.
The job fair will include on-site employment offers, drug screenings and background checks. Under the “Gaming License Application,” the documentation required for candidates includes personal identification, educational degrees and court dispositions. For more information and job descriptions, call 505-905-7146. Or to download an application, visit www.firerocknavajocasino.com and click on “Employment” on the bottom of the home page.
“We are extremely excited to offer hundreds of great job opportunities to the Navajo and others as our newest property readies to open this Spring,” said Watchman. “We are seeking motivated individuals who want to join our dedicated team and promote a positive customer experience at Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort.”
About the Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise:
The NNGE is a Navajo Nation-wholly owned business entity created by the Navajo Nation in September 2006. NNGE is authorized by the Navajo Nation to develop and operate Navajo casinos in accordance with federal and Navajo Nation laws, as well as the negotiated Navajo Nation-applicable state compacts (New Mexico and Arizona).
NNGE opened its first Navajo Casino on Nov. 19, 2008 – Fire Rock Navajo Casino in Church Rock Chapter, near Gallup, N.M. The second Navajo Casino opened Oct. 13, 2010 – Flowing Water Navajo Casino in Tsé Daak’áán Chapter, near Shiprock, N.M. The third Navajo Casino opened Jan. 16, 2012 in Upper Fruitland, near Farmington, N.M. NNGE plans to open the Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort in the spring of 2013 within the Leupp Chapter, near Flagstaff, Ariz. Currently, the NNGE has more than 800 employees.