Penn National Gaming, Inc.

Talent Acquisition Recruiter (Professional & Leadership)

Location US-LA-Baton Rouge | US-LA-Harvey
Job ID
Casino Property
L' Auberge Casino Hotel Baton Rouge
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Human Resources



Don’t just work. Work Happy.


A career in gaming? At Penn National Gaming, we think you'll enjoy an exciting industry, diverse, enthusiastic co-workers, unlimited growth and support from one of the leaders in the industry.


Your daily responsibilities include


The Talent Acquisition Recruiter is responsible for managing the recruitment process sourcing talent by using creative and cost-effective means of generating high quality candidates for Talent Acquisition Shared Services (TA SS). This role is also responsible for the execution of talent acquisition strategy and processes for the TA SS department for professional and leadership roles at our 41+ casino resorts as well as corporate business groups.  



The following and other duties may be assigned as necessary:

  • Partners with Manager Talent Acquisition to meet the needs of properties within the Talent Acquisition Shared Services business unit.
  • Maintains and supports the internal and external recruitment efforts for Talent Acquisition Shared Services.
  • Manages open job requisitions in iCims for corporate professional and property leadership roles.  May manage other open requisitions as needed.
  • Reviews all resumes and applications for corporate professional and property leadership positions.  May assist with other roles as needed.
  • Utilizes passive candidate sourcing tools to their fullest potential to expand talent pipelines for open roles.
  • Meets established KPI (key performance indicators) and goals assigned by Manager.
  • Pre-screens potential candidates and develops diverse talent pool for professional/skilled roles and leadership positions.  May assist with other roles as needed.
  • Develops, implements, and executes sourcing strategies for open roles.  Makes recommendations to Manager to improve strategies. 
  • Creates job offers and negotiates offers. 
  • Manages phone interview schedules, schedules onsite interviews, and assess candidates according to hiring criteria.  Determines which professionals/skilled candidates are sent for property interviews.
  • Ensures all background information complies with PNG standards for all hires. 
  • Sources, screens and interviews candidates to fill existing and future job openings through visits to college campuses, consultation with agencies, and contacts within the industry and larger community.
  • Partners with Manager Talent Acquisition to determine strategy and resources for open positions. 
  • Consults with management on all performance related issues and concerns.
  • Consistently demonstrates excellent communication skills.
  • Enthusiastically supports, actively promotes, and demonstrates superior customer service in accordance with department and company standards and programs. 
  • Maintains strict confidentiality in all departmental and company matters.
  • Responsible for ensuring the compliance with all regulatory compliance within area of responsibility and reporting potential issues to management.


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

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S./B.A.) in Human Resources or related field from four-year college or university; or two to five years progressive experience in Human Resources with emphasis in Talent Acquisition; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Previous technical recruiting experience highly preferred.
  • Must have strong problem solving, organizational, analytical, interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written).
  • Must have excellent project and time management skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize. 
  • Must have technical proficiency and knowledge in Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, and Outlook). 
  • Must have technical knowledge in building sourcing strategies using a variety of means including cold calling, leveraging competitive resources, networking, and data mining Internet tools, web sites and social networking.
  • Must have current knowledge and understanding of regulations, industry trends, current practices, new developments and applicable laws regarding Human Resources issues.
  • Must have experience with implementing and maximizing applicant tracking system—iCims.  This involves understanding business needs and ensuring the system supports the needs, as well as ensuring end users and hiring managers are properly trained.
  • Strong client interface and presentation skills preferred.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Must have the ability to interact with guests, staff and colleagues and resolve problems and conflicts in a diplomatic and tactful manner.
  • Must have the ability to be proactive when working on tasks.
  • Must have thorough knowledge of all employment related laws including Civil Rights, EEO, ADA, FLSA, State Racing and Gaming Commission.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality. 

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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