A Field of Career Opportunities
The Norfolk Resort and Casino will bring thousands of jobs to the City of Norfolk. Whether you are a chef who can artfully craft a four-course gourmet meal, a performer who can entertain the masses, or a card dealer who knows how to keep a hot streak going, the Norfolk Resort and Casino could be the place for you! With over 2,480 permanent, full-time jobs expected following construction, there will be a variety of careers for you to choose from: concierge, executive chef, general manager, marketing professional, IT professional, housekeeper, valet, waiter, bartender, pit boss, blackjack dealer, security officer and many more! For those who can’t wait until the Resort and Casino is complete, there will also be 2,000 construction jobs when construction starts in early 2021 and hiring will start as soon as early December. Once the Norfolk Resort and Casino is complete, it will be the fourth largest private employer in the City, and it will provide an estimated $100 million in employee earnings each year!
To ensure the workforce reflects the diversity of the Norfolk community, the Norfolk Resort and Casino has developed a Minority Outreach and Hiring Plan that has set a goal to hire 90% of its workforce from Norfolk and the surrounding area, with 50% of the workforce being comprised of individuals from minority groups. Norfolk Resort and Casino will also engage with local educational institutions and workforce development organizations to assist in workforce training and employee recruitment, particularly in minority communities. To date, the Authority has met with Norfolk State University, Old Dominion University, Tidewater Community College, Norfolk Works, Hampton Roads Workforce Council, Virginia Values Veterans Program, Norfolk NAACP, Hampton Roads Veterans Employment Center, Saint Paul’s Community Development Corporation and Hampton Roads Office of Local Initiatives Support Corporation.
There is a career path for everyone here at the Norfolk Resort and Casino and we can’t wait for you to join the team!