Penn National Gaming, Inc.

Security / Fire Command Specialist

Location US-PA-Grantville
Job ID
Casino Property
Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Security, Surveillance & EMT



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

- Security Officer/Fire Command Specialists are employed to protect property, life, enforce safety regulations, and monitor life safety equipment and reporting systems. - Make daily and weekly inspections of safety conditions in the complex and make the necessary notifications of departments to take corrective action in order to assist in reaching profitability, guest satisfaction, workforce strength, and compliance goals.  - Monitor life safety equipment in the Fire Command Center. - Conduct inspections, in accordance with procedures, to ensure equipment, i.e., smoke detectors and fire extinguishers, are in proper working order. - Responsible for monitoring the main employee/service entrance to the complex and for ensuring that only individuals with the appropriate authorization or credentials enter the back of the house area. - May be responsible for issuing temporary access credentials to vendors and other visitors. - Watch for and conduct timely reporting of irregularities such as fire hazards, leaking water pipes, and blocked egress corridors. - Keep accurate daily logs of alarms received in the Fire Command Center. - Keep daily logs of notifications for abatement of fire and safety hazards. - Maintain key management logs for the complex. - Must have a thorough understanding and knowledge of basic fire fighting techniques (use of a fire extinguisher). - With care and professionalism, must be able to interact with guests and employees in a calm manner during a fire emergency. - Perform and complete all duties necessary to comply with PGCB mandated requirements, which include but are not limited to, gaming-related drops, card and dice reconciliation, inspection, cancellation, and destruction, re-issuance of poker cards, and transporting locked chip carriers and documents to and from the Chip Bank. - Assist as a Security Officer when necessary.

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

- High School Diploma/GED; or six months to one year of experience working with a life safety monitoring system. - Must be dependable and display sound judgment. - Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. - Ability to write simple correspondence. - Ability to effectively communicate in English with customers and employees. - Must qualify for a license with the Pennsylvania State Racing Commission and meet any credentialing requirements of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. - Must have a valid driver’s license. 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 essential functions. - Walking 10% of the time. - Sitting 20% of the time. - Standing 60% of the time. - Bending and lifting 10% of the time.

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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