Penn National Gaming, Inc.

Surveillance Agent - Full-time

Location US-OH-Columbus
Job ID
Casino Property
Hollywood Casino at Columbus
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Hidden (15273)



Don’t just work. Work Happy.


A career in gaming? At Hollywood Casino Columbus, 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

  • Observes and reports any and all gaming violations and/or thefts of company property
  • Operates monitor room equipment, including basic computer functions
  • Participates in court actions relating to gaming violations
  • Learns and uses two card count systems
  • Learns all games in use and all procedures and cheating indicators of such games
  • Writes proper reports as needed in a timely manner
  • Responds to surveillance supervision and gaming control requests
  • Responds to requests of all other departments when necessary

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

  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical and computer functions
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft applications (Excel, Access, Word)
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently move around all work areas
  • Able to work all shifts (all agents rotate shifts rotate approximately every six months, or as determined by department management)
  • Must be able to work in low light conditions
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Must abide by a non-fraternization policy and confidentiality agreement
  • Cannot have family members employed at the property
  • Knowledge of different table games
  • Ability to observe and identify suspected cheaters and cheating techniques; must have 20/20 corrected vision
  • The above skills are typically acquired through a minimum of six months of on-the-job training or through closely related experience
  • Physically mobile with reasonable accommodations including ability to push, pull, carry and lift up to 25 lbs., and the ability to push, pull, reach, bend, twist, stoop, stack, crouch, kneel and balance when performing job duties in varying work areas such as confined spaces
  • Employee must be able to qualify for licenses and permits required by federal, state and local regulations.
  • Must successfully complete TiPS training.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and have acceptable driving history as determined by Penn National Gaming’s auto insurance carrier.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and peripheral vision.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and must have the ability to push, pull, reach, bend, twist, stoop, stack, crouch, kneel and balance when performing job duties in varying work areas such as confined spaces.

Something to leave you with

Whether you prefer being at the center of it all or working behind the scenes, there’s a role for you at Penn National Gaming. We are a growing company but as big as we are, we still feel like family.  The areas of career opportunity with Penn are ideal for just about any skill set.  Our company wide commitment to making sure our guests smile as much as we do means you’ll enjoy a fun working environment anywhere within the organization.


Equal Opportunity Employer



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