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Now hiring: Margaritaville job fair under way in Bossier City

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Job seekers started arriving shortly after 7 a.m. Thursday at the Bossier Civic Center for the job fair, before the doors opened at 9 a.m. Job seekers started arriving shortly after 7 a.m. Thursday at the Bossier Civic Center for the job fair, before the doors opened at 9 a.m.
Margaritaville Resort Casino is on track to open in June 2013, and is projected to provide more than 1,200 new jobs to the area. (Source: Margaritaville Resort Casino) Margaritaville Resort Casino is on track to open in June 2013, and is projected to provide more than 1,200 new jobs to the area. (Source: Margaritaville Resort Casino)
BOSSIER CITY, LA (KSLA) -

The first job fair for Shreveport-Bossier's newest casino is under way in Bossier City.

Margaritaville Resort Casino Bossier City is expected to employ more than a thousand people.

Job seekers started arriving shortly after 7 a.m. Thursday at the Bossier Civic Center for the job fair, before the doors opened at 9 a.m.

Until now, the Jimmy Buffet-themed casino and hotel was only accepting applications online.

Interviews are being held until 8:00pm for positions in the following departments:

Food and Beverage
Cage
Facilities/Maintenance
Finance
Hotel
Information Technology
Purchasing/Warehouse
Retail
Marketing
        Casino Hosts
    Players Club Supervisors and Representatives
    Database Marketing Manager
    Electronic Media Marketing Coordinator
Security
Slots
Surveillance
Table Games

Hiring managers from Margaritaville Resort Casino will conduct on-site interviews, so applicants are encouraged to dress to impress. Applicants will also need to bring a valid I.D. and Social Security card.

According to a statement released Thursday morning, Margaritaville Resort Casino will also be accepting applications for a free 6-week Table Games Dealer School beginning April 9th.  No previous experience needed.

Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply in advance online at http://www.margaritavillebossiercity.com/employment.html.

Margaritaville Resort Casino will also be holding group interview sessions by appointment only starting on April 8th, 2013 at their Louisiana Boardwalk office.  Interviews will be organized by Human Resources and will be conducted Monday-Friday at the following times, with a half day on Saturdays:  9:00am, 11:00am, 1:00pm, 3:00pm and 5:00pm. Each time will be allotted to a specific department which will be announced on the website at http://www.margaritavillebossiercity.com/.

Margaritaville Resort Casino is on track to open in June 2013, and is projected to provide more than 1,200 new jobs to the local area.

Information provided by Margaritaville Resort Casino Bossier City, via Gremillion & Pou Integrated Marketing.

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