MOOSIC, Pa. – With the calendar steaming towards spring, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders are looking to fill seasonal positions to help staff the brand new PNC Field. The RailRiders will be holding a job fair on Saturday, Feb. 23 at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. These new positions are essential in enhancing the fan experience and providing supreme customer service at PNC Field.
"We welcome all comers that would like to get on board and become part of the RailRiders family," said RailRiders president and general manager, Rob Crain. "These positions will be the frontline of our supreme customer service efforts for the hundreds of thousands of fans that will enjoy PNC Field this season. We are excited to welcome the hundreds of NEPA residents that will be hired as a result of this event."
The job fair will take place in Mohegan Sun's lower-level ballroom next to the horse track. It will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with interviews being conducted on site. A variety of positions are available, including ushers, ticket takers and sellers, suite attendants, game entertainment staff, grounds crew, and many more. The RailRiders are also looking for those interested in internships with the sales, marketing, and operations departments.
CLICK HERE for a full list of available positions and an application form. Hard copies of the form and job listings are available at the team's corporate offices at 50 Glenmaura National Blvd, Suite 101 in Moosic. Job seekers can fill out their application and bring it to Mohegan Sun, or they can complete one on site. All interviews will be conducted at the job fair and all applications will receive thorough consideration.
Additionally, Legends, the RailRiders' official concessionaire and merchandiser, will hire its own seasonal slots at the job fair. Its openings include roles like suite attendants, grill cooks, concessions stand managers and other roles.
The RailRiders' 2013 season gets underway with the grand opening of a reconstructed PNC Field on April 4 when the defending IL champion Pawtucket Red Sox come to town for a rematch of their 2012 playoff clash with SWB. It will mark the first "Thirsty Thursday" promotion of the year with $1 beer specials and $1 Pepsi products along with a pre-game live band performance and post-game fireworks. Partial and full-season ticket plans are now available.
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