Penn National Gaming, Inc.

  • AV/Entertainment Technician

    Location US-PA-Grantville
    Posted Date 1 week ago(3/14/2018 1:31 PM)
    Job ID
    Casino Property
    Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course
    Position Type
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview


    Don’t just work. Work Happy.


    A career in gaming? At Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course we think you’ll enjoy an exciting industry, fast-paced days and nights, diverse, enthusiastic co-workers, unlimited growth and support from one of the leaders in the industry.


    An individual could be successful if they possess the following.

    Your daily responsibilities include

    • Designs and delivers motion graphics/video projects following Corporate branding guidelines to enhance our guest entertainment experience.
    • Handles daily technical operations and first line maintenance for live, audio and video entertainment within the facility in order to assist in reaching profitability, guest satisfaction, workforce strength and compliance goals.
    • Provides encouragement, sets high expectations, and sets proud and positive examples necessary to ensure a fun, exciting and professional working environment for our staff and a pleasant and entertaining experience for our guests. 
    • Design and deliver motion graphic and video projects. 
    • Create "Hollywood Casino" themed content for large scale displays.
    • Work with After Effects, Final Cut Pro, (Mac) Motion, Flash and Scala.
    • Work with video compression software to repurpose content.
    • Assist Marketing with production of in-house content for display on monitors within the casino, racing, and dining venues.
    • Administer control panels to operate and distribute multiple audio and video sources including but not limited to, horse racing, background music, HD video servers, sporting events and other casino and/or pari-mutuel related feeds.
    • Monitor and log distributed signals.
    • Excellent communication skills and ability to multitask.
    • Perform routine and preventative maintenance functions, routine filter changes and routine lamp replacements.
    • Set up and operate audio and video equipment including microphones, sound speakers, video screens, projectors, video monitors, recording equipment, connecting wires and cables, and related equipment for sporting events, presentations, promotions, and special events.
    • Set up, operate, adjust, service and repair electronic equipment.
    • Regulate fidelity, brightness, contrast, volume, and sound quality throughout the AV system.
    • Develop and maintain a good rapport with the Marketing department, other departments and guests.
    • Learn to operate the distribution console and become proficient in control room operations and skilled in maintenance and repair of the systems.
    • Maintain strong communication with supervisor regarding status and functionality of equipment.
    • Assist group guests with AV needs.

    To be successful in this position it will require the following skill set

    • Associate’s/Technical Degree; 1-2 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • General familiarity with casino marketing or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Must have the ability to read, write and speak English.
    • Must have the ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from guests.
    • Must have the ability to read and interpret documents, such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and manuals.
    • Must have the ability to present information and respond to questions from employees and guests.
    • Must have the ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures.
    • Must have the ability to write procedure manuals.
    • Must have the ability to perform basic math skills.
    • Must have the ability to identify problems, collect data, analyze, and draw valid conclusions.
    • Must have the ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form.
    • Must have the ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations.
    • Must have the ability to interpret a variety of instructions (i.e., written, oral, etc.)
    • Intermediate computer knowledge; MS Office; Must be proficient with the following content creation tools:
      • Adobe After Effects
      • Apple Final Cut Pro Motion
      • Adobe Flash
      • Scala Multimedia
      • Strong Adobe Photoshop skills required
    • Must qualify for a license with the Pennsylvania State Racing Commission and meet any credentialing requirements of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. 

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

    • Walking 30% of the time.
    • Sitting 35% of the time.
    • Standing 35% of the time.
    • Lifting/moving maximum of 50 lbs.
    • Ability to see 20/20, color, and/or peripherally.

    Something to leave you with

    Penn National Gaming is more than you may realize. We have properties throughout the United States and Canada and are embarking on an aggressive growth mode. Our departments and areas of opportunity are ideal for just about any skill set. And our company-wide commitment to making sure our guests smile as much as we do means you’ll enjoy a fun working environment.


    Now that you have read about who we are, here is your opportunity to see what we're about!




    Equal Opportunity Employer



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