South metro news briefs: Scott County casinos have 150 job openings

  • Updated: November 5, 2013 - 3:00 PM


Job fair features 150-plus openings

More than 150 jobs are open at two casinos in Scott County, and a job fair for candidates is coming up soon.

The full- and part-time jobs are at Mystic Lake Casino and the nearby Little Six Casino, both run by the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community.

The job fair is Nov. 11 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Dakota Development Complex, 2680 154th St. NW. in Prior Lake.

Jobs available include hotel, environmental services, food and beverage, and information technology.

Employee benefits include free access to health clinics and pharmacy, child care and discounted gym membership. The tribe reports that the average worker sticks around for eight years.

Openings are detailed at ment, or call 952-496-6919.

The tribe employs 4,200 people, making it the largest employer in Scott County.

Training to help out in future disaster

Three south metro cities are teaming up to offer emergency response skills to citizens.

The goal is to widen the number of people who could quickly save and sustain lives in a neighborhood amid a disaster, natural or man-made.

Bloomington, Richfield and Burnsville are the three cities involved.

The training, for persons 16 and up, takes place on a Friday through Sunday: Nov. 15 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., Nov. 16 from 8 to 5 p.m., and Nov. 17 from 8 to 5 p.m.

The site is Bloomington Fire Station No. 1, 10 W. 95th St. It’s free for residents of the three cities.

Participants will learn how to prepare ahead of time, how to use a fire extinguisher, how to give disaster-related medical attention, and how to assist first responders.

To register or for more information, visit, Keyword: CERT; or contact Lisa Brodsky at 952-563-4962 or

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