MGM Springfield hosts community job fair, looks to hire 200 people
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB/WSHM) - MGM Springfield held a job fair on Tuesday evening at the Rebecca Johnson School on Catharine Street.
MGM was hiring for a variety of positions including hospitality, gaming, culinary arts, hotel, and security.
State representative Bud Williams was at the hiring event and he told Western Mass News, fair like these are critical at lowering the employment rate in area, especially within black and brown communities.
Event organizers told Western Mass News not only does MGM have great employee benefits, but they also do great work for the community. The resort-casino in Springfield’s south end has approximately 200 job openings.
”We have employees that volunteer in the community in a lot of different ways perhaps taking part in the Puerto Rican parade this past weekend, I think it makes it a very fun place and engaging place for our employees to work,” expressed Jason Randall, MGM Springfield’s Executive Director of Human Resources.
Tuesday’s event ran from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m.
Editor’s Note: this story has been updated to reflect that MGM Springfield has approximately 200 open positions.
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