Hundreds of job openings at Atlantic City casino hotels

     (NewsWorks file photo)

    (NewsWorks file photo)

    If you’re seeking employment, look no further than casino hotels in Atlantic City.

    Caesars Entertainment, which owns Caesars, Bally’s, and Harrah’s, has 355 openings as of this week, including more than 150 full-time positions with benefits, according to a report by the Press of Atlantic City.

    Some of the jobs include housekeeping manager, front office supervisor, and security director. 

    But the company is struggling to find applicants, despite the disappearance of thousands of jobs when four casinos closed in 2014 and a city unemployment rate of of 7.9 percent, the report states.

    A Stockton University finance professor tells the newspaper that job seekers are possibly looking in other markets that are more stable, as Wall Street analysts say more casinos could close with increasing regional gambling competition.

    Gov. Chris Christie is pushing for a state takeover of Atlantic City, allowing the state to cancel contracts, consolidate municipal services with the county, and sell or lease city-owned assets and land, according to a report by NewsWorks’ Phil Gregory. 

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