Rivers Casino Pittsburgh Honored With ‘Top Workplace’ Award For Third Straight Year

Written By Brian Cross on September 15, 2023
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Job seekers in Pennsylvania might want to consider PA casinos for their next gig. The Keystone State’s casino locations employ about 15,000 people, many of whom rate their employer favorably.

The Rivers Casino facilities in particular have received kudos from employees over the years, as Rivers Casino Pittsburgh was just recognized as a “Top Workplace” in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette’s annual ranking of top employers.

Happy employees push Rivers Casino Pittsburgh up the list of ‘Top Workplaces’

The most recent recognition marks the third year in a row the North Shore Pennsylvania casino has received the “Top Workplace” honor. These rankings are determined by optional and anonymous employee feedback, and are based on job satisfaction, quality of management and overall work environment.

Rivers Pittsburgh’s general manager, Bud Green, expressed his gratitude, saying in a press release:

“We’re grateful to our Team Members for their steadfast commitment to delivering a superior guest experience each and every day. It’s an honor to work alongside such a talented and dedicated group of people. Our thanks to them and to the community for their ongoing support.”

Rivers Casino Pittsburgh has consistently received high marks from employees, attaining the “Top Workplace” recognition in the Post-Gazette several times before 2020, as well. The Pittsburgh Business Times has also honored the casino in the past as a “Best Place to Work.”

Between Rivers’ Pittsburgh and Philadelphia locations, they’ve made “Top Workplace” lists 29 times since 2012.

Rivers and other casinos are always hiring, and usually there is no experience necessary. In addition to a competitive base pay plus tips, Rivers Casino Pittsburgh offers benefits such as healthcare, immediate 401(k) vesting and tuition reimbursement.

Rivers says it provides advancement opportunities and often promotes from within.

Rivers Philadelphia ranks among the best PA casinos based on recent awards

This year’s Best of Gaming Awards, given by Casino Player and Strictly Slots magazines, awarded Rivers Casino Philadelphia with 21 awards. Rivers snagged seven first-place honors.

For its gaming, Rivers took home its second consecutive first-place award for “Best Poker Tournaments” and “Best Table Games.”

BetRivers Sportsbook was named best Pennsylvania sportsbook for the third year in a row, and Rivers also won first-place honors for “Best Blackjack,” as well as “Best VIP Lounge” and “Best Non-Smoking Casino/Area.”

Mt. Airy Casino in the Poconos tallied eight first-place wins among its 26 total awards. The establishment ran the gamut in the categories of hospitality and casino gaming.

PA is one of the top casino markets in the country, with a developed and thriving industry in the state. As such, the Keystone State is home to some of the best casinos in the country, and plenty of them.

For PA residents, that means several large employers that offer some of the best jobs available. You can browse available jobs right now for Rivers Casino through its website.

Photo by Gene J. Puskar / AP
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Brian Cross contributes casino, sports betting and lottery coverage to PlayPennsylvania and PlayOhio. Brian studied Professional Writing and Journalism at the University of Cincinnati and has been a contributing writer at Cincinnati’s alt-weekly for over 10 years.

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