PRESS RELEASE / ANNOUNCEMENTS Monday, February 29, 2016

Chumash Casino Resort looks to fill more than 200 jobs

SANTA YNEZ, CA – February 23, 2016 – With its casino-hotel expansion nearing completion, the Chumash Casino Resort will look to fill more than 200 new positions during its Spring Job Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 2 at the Chumash Employee Resource Center in Buellton.

This will be the final job fair the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians will host before the Chumash Casino Resort’s expansion project is unveiled in mid-May.

“This portion of the project means a lot to the tribe because it’s providing more job opportunities for members of the community,” said Tribal Chairman Vincent Armenta. “Our tribe takes pride in being one of the largest employers in Santa Barbara County, and the growth of our enterprise brings significant benefits to the community.”

The Chumash Casino Resort Hotel has increased its number of rooms from 106 to 320, including 55 suites. In the casino, the dining outlets have been upgraded and expanded to include a new food court. All of which have created new career opportunities throughout the property.

More than 200 jobs featuring competitive wages, benefits, job security and opportunities for growth are available. The Chumash Casino Resort is seeking servers, bartenders and culinary staff, along with team members in its housekeeping, guest services, transportation, custodial divisions, and more.

Pre-application submissions are encouraged online at to expedite the process on the day of the job fair. The Chumash Employee Resource Center is located at 585 McMurray Road in Buellton.

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In addition to owning and operating the Chumash Casino Resort on the tribe’s reservation, the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians also owns Hotel Corque, Root 246 and the Hadsten House in Solvang and two gas stations in Santa Ynez. As the largest employer in the Santa Ynez Valley, the tribe employs more than 1,700 residents of Santa Barbara County.


Mike Traphagen
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