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Internship Opportunity: Prairie Band Casino Tribal Internship

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TRIBAL INTERN
JOB DESCRIPTION
PRAIRIE BAND CASINO & RESORT

DEPARTMENT: Human Resources
PAY GRADE: 13
GRADE RANGE: $12.50 – $20.00
FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt
TIER CODE: 1
NUMBER OF POSITIONS: Multiple
REPORTS TO: Tribal Development Program Coordinator

SUMMARY:
The internship provides enrolled members of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation and other tribal students the opportunity to gain valuable work experience and offers on-the-job training in the casino and hotel industry. The internship can be held for a maximum of 2 years with potential job placement at the casino within a position related to their major field of study. The goal is to have students learn the casino business with an emphasis in these 12 core competency areas:

Slots
Table Games
Marketing
Finance
Human Resources
Services & Retail
Food & Beverage and C-Store
Information Technology
Facilities
Security
Surveillance
Golf

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:
• Able to communicate effectively with Team Members and guests in the casino
• Be a self-motivated individual with the ability to initiate and maintain a drive for learning
• Works together with the Tribal Development Program Coordinator and assigned Mentor on creating long-range training goals and objectives to help increase job knowledge within the department and of Prairie Band Casino & Resort
• Be able to professionally interact with the casino customer base while assisting in promotions, concerts and events
• Attend all assigned meetings and complete the required assignments and projects
• Adheres to regulatory, departmental, and company policies in an ethical manner
• Responsible for managing any other activities of the facilities operations assigned from time to time

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE:
Required
• High School Graduate or GED
• Enrolled member of a federally recognized tribe by the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA)
• Must be successfully attending a post-secondary institution and in the process of completing the first semester of sophomore-level or higher; or graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in the past 12 months within one or more of the following disciplines: Finance, Marketing, Business Administration, Human Resources, Hospitality Management, Criminal Justice, Golf Management, Information Technology, and Facilities Management
• Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 within a discipline listed above
• Excellent interpersonal, organizational and computer skills; can create and edit documents in PowerPoint, Word and Excel
• Full-time work schedule which will include, nights, weekends, holidays and extended hours
• A record of satisfactory performance and reliability in all prior and current employment

PHYSICAL, MENTAL, AND ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:
• Physically mobile with reasonable accommodations
• Must be able to stand for extended periods of time
• Able to reach above and below shoulders while performing duties
• Operate in mentally and physically stressful situations
• Able to tolerate areas containing secondary smoke
• Able to lift maximum of 50 pounds

Indian Preference Exercised

Prairie Band Casino & Resort reserves the right to make changes to the above job descriptions whenever necessary. As part of Prairie Band Casino & Resort’s hiring process, candidates will be required to go through a due diligence process to validate their application information and suitability, prior to an employment offer being extended. This process may include, but is not limited to: reviewing employment applications or resumes, performing pre-employment testing and background investigations, conducting interviews and reference checks, and checking licensing and certification.