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Penn National Gaming Deckhand - Full Time in East Chicago, Indiana


Don’t just work. Work Happy.

A career in gaming? At Ameristar Casino East Chicago, we think you'll enjoy an exciting industry, fast paced days and nights, diverse, enthusiastic co-workers, unlimited growth and support from one of the leaders in the industry.

An individual could be successful if they possess the following.

Your daily responsibilities include

  • Reports on board at agreed times.

  • Carries out vessel and equipment cleaning, maintenance, and painting duties.

  • Where appropriate, assists in loading, unloading, discharging, or receipt of any and all equipment, supplies, and cargo.

  • Thoroughly familiar with assigned duties for drills and emergencies.

  • Reports promptly the existence of all potentially hazardous conditions.

  • Keeps areas in a clean and sanitary condition.

  • Assists in the maintenance of proper order and discipline on the vessel.

To be successful in this position it will require the following skill set

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required; previous experience in Marine, Housekeeping, or Janitorial industry preferred.

  • Ability to perform duties required during emergencies; mentally and physically able to perform all firefighting duties .

  • Must possess strong customer service and interpersonal skills.

  • Must have knowledge regarding proper use of basic hand tools.

  • Ability to sustain a high level of confidentiality and professionalism.

  • Ability to maintain a high level of energy and take a proactive and strategic approach to dealing with issues.

  • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively with team members at all levels of the organization.

  • Must have the ability to remain calm in emergency or stressful situations.

Something to leave you with

Whether you prefer being at the center of it all or working behind the scenes, there’s a role for you at Penn National Gaming. We are a growing company but as big as we are, we still feel like family. The areas of career opportunity with Penn are ideal for just about any skill set. Our company wide commitment to making sure our guests smile as much as we do means you’ll enjoy a fun working environment anywhere within the organization.

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LocationUS-IN-East Chicago

Job ID 2021-81927

Casino PropertyAmeristar Casino Hotel East Chicago

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Facilities & Marine