Foxwoods begins job recruitment for new casino

Mashantucket, Connecticut – Foxwoods Resort Casino is starting to recruit thousands of workers in anticipation of opening its new MGM Grand casino.

Foxwoods will kick off its recruitment campaign Sunday with the launch of a new employment Web site.

Opening in May, the MGM Grand at Foxwoods will have 2,000 employees and provide an additional 1,000 jobs at the property’s restaurants, including Tom Colicchio’s Craftsteak, Michael Schlow’s Alta Strada, and famed New York eatery Junior’s.

Foxwoods plans regional job fairs, including efforts to attract minority job candidates. Foxwoods employees will be able to apply for jobs at various kiosks located throughout the property.

The new jobs include 350 supervisor/managerial positions and 277 dealer positions.