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CityCenter Las Vegas Embarks on Largest Hire Effort in US

Today will mark the beginning of history as CityCenter Las Vegas embarks on the single largest hiring effort in the United States by filling 12,000 positions. The ultra-resort is set to open at the end of this year in December.

Here is what you can expect from the huge undertaking – 4,280 food and beverage employees including 165 master cooks, 255 bartenders and 10 shabu shabu cooks. There will be more than 1,300 table games dealers, floor supervisors, slot operators and guest service representatives working in ARAI’s casino. There will be more than 160 massage therapists, aestheticians and manicurists at ARIA and Vdara’s spas. Expect 1,200 guestroom staff and approximately 130 employees handling lighting, props, make-up and other behind the scene operations for Cirque du Soleil production. How amazing are those numbers?

“We’re proud to celebrate this significant milestone as we begin to extend job offers to 12,000 deserving individuals. Rich in diversity, intelligence and passion, this team will form the foundation of the extraordinary experience that CityCenter will deliver,” said Bobby Baldwin, president and CEO, CityCenter. “Since breaking ground in 2006, CityCenter has employed more than 9,000 construction workers who have helped bring this vision to reality. When we open this December, demand created by CityCenter will result in thousands of additional jobs at outside companies. This is more than a collection of resorts; we see it as a beacon of hope for a future of renewed economic vitality in Las Vegas.”

The opening dates are set. Vdara Hotel is expected to open its doors on December 1st 2009 with Crystals opening two days later on the 3rd. The next day, Mandarin Oriental is slated to open on December 4th and ARIA Resort & Casino nearly two weeks later on December 16th. Get excited Las Vegas for history in the making!

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