Ahead of its planned opening on the Cotai Strip later in the year, the Wynn Palace resort casino has hired 3,600 employees following hundreds of onsite interviews and several job fairs organized with the support of local associations, accoring to information provided by the firm.

Once operational, the $4.1 billion Macau development from Las Vegas-based Wynn Resorts is set to boast 1,700 rooms and suites alongside a 280,000 sq ft casino, an eight-acre Performance Lake and a 15,000-seat coliseum. The 51-acre site will additionally offer air-conditioned SkyCabs, large-scale floral sculptures, approximately 57,000 sq ft of retail space, a pool and recreation and leisure facilities, including a pair of health clubs and spas.

Wynn Resorts stated that 1,000 of the latest hires were internal transfers from some of the company’s many other properties, while it recently engaged 300 new employees in less than a month.

“The commitment to finding local talents has been one of Wynn Palace’s greatest quests,” read a statement from Wynn Resorts. “Hundreds of onsite interviews have been conducted in the several job fairs organised with the support of local associations. The number of such interviews as well as on-site job offers has been increasing with every event largely thanks to the presence of management personnel who donate their time to address questions applicants may have. The variety of recruitment activities launched by Wynn Palace throughout the course of last year had impressive results and helped serve as a conduit between the company and potential applicants.”

As part of the process of finding the best employees for its latest venture, Wynn Resorts declared that it additionally organized special on-campus recruitment days with “various tertiary education institutes” in Macau that attracted over 1,000 applicants in addition to orchestrating a seminar and multiple open days for local university students.

“Wynn Palace is consistently raising the bar on its recruitment efforts for local talents and the number of local hires will continue to grow well after the property opens its doors in 2016,” read the statement from Wynn Resorts.