Career Opportunities in Casinos and Casino Hotels

Career Opportunities in Casinos and Casino Hotels

by Shelly Field
     
 

ISBN-10: 0816041229

ISBN-13: 9780816041220

Pub. Date: 06/28/2000

Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated

Foreword by Brian Vargas, Vice President of U.S. Trade Shows for Gem Communications, Producers of the World Gaming Congress and Expo.

Gives readers everything they need to know to start an exciting career in the growing casino and gaming industry! This invaluable guide covers 100 specific jobs and provides an overview of the industry and extensive appendixes

Overview

Foreword by Brian Vargas, Vice President of U.S. Trade Shows for Gem Communications, Producers of the World Gaming Congress and Expo.

Gives readers everything they need to know to start an exciting career in the growing casino and gaming industry! This invaluable guide covers 100 specific jobs and provides an overview of the industry and extensive appendixes of professional organizations, schools, associations, unions, and casinos.

Positions profiled include: Casino Manager, Pit Boss, Blackjack Dealer, Director of Casino Marketing, Casino Hotel General Manager, Stage Manager, Hotel Food and Beverage Manager, Director of Human Resources, and Health Club Manager.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816041220
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/28/2000
Series:
Career Opportunities Series
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
8.76(w) x 11.26(h) x 1.04(d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

How to Use This Bookix
Acknowledgmentsxi
Forewordxiii
Introductionxv
Career Opportunities in Casino Operations and the Gaming Area
Casino Manager2
Director of Table Games4
Credit Manager6
Credit Clerk8
Cage Cashier10
Hard Count Attendant12
Executive Casino Host14
Casino Host16
Pit Manager18
Pit Clerk20
Floorperson22
Boxperson24
Craps Dealer26
Blackjack Dealer28
Roulette Dealer30
Baccarat Dealer32
Slot Manager34
Slot Shift Manager36
Slot Floorperson38
Slot Repair Manager40
Slot Mechanic42
Slot Booth Cashier44
Change Person46
Keno Supervisor48
Keno Writer50
Keno Runner52
Poker Room Manager54
Poker Brushperson56
Bingo Manager58
Bingo Floor Supervisor60
Bingo Paymaster62
Bingo Caller64
Bingo Floor Worker66
Career Opportunities in Casino and Casino Hotel Marketing, Public Relations, and Sales
Director of Casino Marketing70
Casino Marketing Coordinator72
Public Relations Director74
Hotel Publicist76
Advertising Coordinator78
Promotions Coordinator80
Group/Convention Sales Manager82
Hotel Sales Representative84
Convention Services Manager86
Tour and Travel Manager88
Tour Host90
Career Opportunities in Casino and Casino Hotel Security and Surveillance
Security Officer94
Surveillance Officer96
Career Opportunities in Casino Hotels
Casino Hotel General Manager100
Reservations Manager102
Room Reservations Clerk104
Front Office Manager106
Front Desk Manager108
Front Office Clerk110
Concierge112
Bell Captain114
Bellperson116
Doorperson118
Valet Attendant120
Baggage Handler122
Executive Housekeeper124
Guest Room Attendant126
PBX Operator128
Career Opportunities in Casino and Casino Hotel Entertainment
Stage Manager132
Sound Technician134
Lighting Technician136
Entertainer138
Career Opportunities in Casino and Casino Hotel Food and Beverage Service
Hotel Food and Beverage Manager142
Casino Hotel Executive Chef144
Restaurant Sous Chef146
Pastry Chef148
Baker150
Garde-Manger152
Casino or Casino Hotel Restaurant Manager154
Maitre d'Hotel156
Restaurant Host/Hostess158
Server160
Nightclub Manager162
Bartender/Front of House164
Bartender/Back of House166
Cocktail Server168
Career Opportunities in Casino and Casino Hotel Human Resources Departments
Director of Human Resources172
Human Resources Clerk174
Training Manager176
Compensation and Benefits Manager178
Benefits Coordinator180
Employee Relations Manager182
Casino or Casino Hotel Payroll Clerk184
Career Opportunities in Casino Hotel Health Clubs and Spas
Health Club Manager188
Health Club Instructor190
Career Opportunities in Casino and Casino Hotel Retail Shops
Retail Supervisor/Store Manager194
Sales Associate--Retail Shop196
Career Opportunities in Casino and Casino Hotel Support Personnel
Executive Secretary200
Secretary/Various Departments202
Appendixes
IGaming Academies and Dealer Schools206
IIDegree Programs208
A.Colleges and Universities Offering Majors in Hospitality Administration and Management208
B.Colleges and Universities Offering Majors in Hotel and Restaurant Management210
IIITrade Associations, Unions, and Other Organizations215
IVDirectory of American Casinos220
VDirectory of Canadian Casinos243
VIDirectory of Cruise Lines245
VIIGaming Conferences and Expos246
VIIISeminars and Workshops248
IXGaming Industry Web Sites249
XBibliography250
A.Book250
B.Periodicals253
About the Author257
Index259

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