Penn National Gaming, Inc.

HR Specialist

Location US-CO-Black Hawk
Starting Salary
USD $23.00/Hr.
Job ID
Casino Property
Ameristar Casino Resort Spa Black Hawk
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Human Resources


                                                                              Work Happy

Don’t just work. Work Happy.   A career in gaming? At Ameristar Black Hawk, 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

  • Educates team members on the benefits plans offered by Ameristar Casino Resort and Spa.
  • Coordinates yearly health initiatives, including open enrollment, flu shots, and the health fair.
  • Administers short-term and long-term disability.
  • Facilitates new hire orientation.
  • Tracks all Leave of Absence activity, ensuring compliance with benefit continuance policies and practices.
  • Provides guidance and coaching to HR Business Partners and department leaders regarding leave of absence conflict resolution.
  • Advises team members, leaders, and HR Business Partners regarding policies and procedures, including FMLA and leave policies, compliance with ADA, and other related regulations.
  • Monitors and assesses day-to-day process activities.
  • Organizes and oversees the maintenance of team member records, ensuring accuracy and confidentiality.
  • Manages the success factors and performance management systems.
  • Manages the team member appeal process (i.e., property education, appeal coordination, and facilitation).
  • Department subject matter expert on the HRiS system.
  • Stays abreast of new Human Resource trends and innovations.
  • Assists with HR Business Partner duties.
  • Ensures compliance with all company policies and practices, local, state and federal laws, and government regulations pertaining to employment practices.
  • Performs all other related and compatible duties as assigned.
  • Maintains strict confidentiality in all company matters.

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

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university and at least two (2) years of combined HR and leadership experience; or an equivalent combination of training, education, and experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Must have strong organizational, customer service, and interpersonal skills.
  • Must have excellent analytical, problem-solving, critical thinking, and decision-making skills.
  • Proven ability to research, analyze, and evaluate new methods, procedures, and techniques. 
  • Ability to meet deadlines and effectively manage multiple priorities in a demanding work environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; must be fluent and literate in English.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint).
  • Must demonstrate applied knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local employment laws.

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.


Click HERE to see our Team Member BENEFITS.


Equal Opportunity Employer


Work Happy


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