Live! Casino Philly Hosting In-Person and Virtual Job Fairs Ahead of 2021 Opening

Written By Kevin Shelly on November 9, 2020 - Last Updated on November 27, 2020
Live! Casino Now Hiring for 2021 Opening

Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia will hold a live job fair Tuesday, Nov. 10, near the facility at Xfinity Live!

About 300 full- and part-time food and beverage positions are getting filled. The facility’s opening will take place in early 2021.

Virtual option for job fair, too

Additionally, Live! has partnered with PA CareerLink Philadelphia and Philadelphia Works to host two virtual job information sessions.

The first is Thursday, Nov. 12, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. There is a second from 6-7 p.m. Interested applicants can register for the live sessions at

The in-person event is open to the general public.

However, admission is limited to maintain proper social distancing. Applicants must undergo a temperature check and wear a mask. Live! will have extra masks and hand sanitizer available.

For information about all positions and to fill out an online employment application in advance of the Job Fair, visit

Live! Casino VP outlines hiring aims

Bill Mikus, vice president of human resources for Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia, explained:

“We’re committed to recruiting a diverse and inclusive workforce, while also serving as an economic engine for the city of Philadelphia.”

He continued:

“We’ve been thrilled with not only the number of applications we’ve received so far but also the quality of applicants — something we expected from a great city like Philadelphia. With many positions left to fill, we highly encourage job seekers to attend the job fair for an opportunity to meet with the Live! recruiting team and learn more about the opportunities we have to offer.”

Job fair details for food and beverage

The Live! Recruitment Center is at 1100 Pattison Avenue, Monday through Friday, and open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Recruiters are available to assist with online applications and answer questions about the hiring process. A bank of computers is available for use by job seekers.

Walk-ins are welcome. However, appointments can be made by emailing [email protected].

Positions include:

  • cocktail servers
  • bartenders
  • food servers
  • line/prep cooks
  • stewards
  • bussers
  • bar porters
  • hosts

Bartenders and cocktail servers must be at least 21 years old.

Additional opportunities at Live! Casino

Additional opportunities are available in many fields, including hotel operations, finance, marketing, human resources, information technologies, facilities, security and surveillance, and gaming operations.

There are full-time and part-time positions in all departments and for all shifts.

“It’s not a requirement to have a gaming background to work here. Our ideal candidates will exhibit natural style, possess unique skills and express a willingness to learn,” Mikus said.

“We’re looking for dynamic employees who are inspired by new challenges, who are happy and excited to come to work every day and who want to have a lot of fun and engage the customer. Cherishing our guests is an integral part of the Live! experience.”

Live is gearing up to open its new mini-casino in the Pittsburgh area on Nov. 24.

And Live! launched its online casino app back in August. Now it’s looking to fill some key retail roles.

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Kevin C. Shelly is an award-winning career journalist who has spent most of his career in South Jersey. He's the former assistant city editor of The Press of Atlantic City, where he covered the casino industry and Atlantic City government as a reporter. He was also an investigative, narrative enterprise, and features reporter for Gannett’s Courier-Post.

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