Ahead of its planned opening early next year, The Rivers Casino And Resort At Mohawk Harbor in Schenectady has announced that applications are now being accepted for every position at the coming New York casino resort.

According to a report from local television broadcaster WTEN, the $330 development set for the banks of the Mohawk River has established a domain at RiversCasinoResort.com that is now accepting applications for housekeeping, security and valet positions, among others, while the casino resort is set to moreover run a dealer school in the “coming weeks”.

“There has been an overwhelming amount of interest in the job opportunities at The Rivers Casino And Resort At Mohawk Harbor,” said Mary Cheeks, General Manager for The Rivers Casino And Resort At Mohawk Harbor. “We will be hiring approximately 1,200 team members and we have already filled a number of senior management positions. As we look towards an early-2017 opening, we are inviting job seekers to apply today in anticipation of our hiring cycles in the coming months.”

Due to be operated by Chicago-based Rush Street Gaming, The Rivers Casino And Resort At Mohawk Harbor is one of four casino resorts authorized after New York voters approved a referendum pushed by Governor Andrew Cuomo almost three years ago. The 150-room development is to be joined by the Montreign Resort Casino near the town of Thompson, Tioga County’s Tioga Downs Casino And Racetrack and the Del Lago Resort And Casino located between the cities of Syracuse and Rochester over the coming years and is expected to offer up to 1,150 slots alongside approximately 66 gaming tables.

To further ensure that it attracts the best candidates for its available positions, The Rivers Casino And Resort At Mohawk Harbor is additionally holding a series of local vendor seminars throughout August, September and October featuring employment information booths in the nearby communities of Amsterdam, South Glens Falls, Troy, Hudson, Clifton Park, Albany and Schenectady. Rush Street Gaming declared that additional information on the specific locations, dates and times of these events is to be published on RiversCasinoResort.com while potential candidates are being encouraged to apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.