The Mayor’s Office of Employment Development (MOED) and CBAC Gaming, LLC, the owner and operator of the Horseshoe Casino Baltimore, were granted permission May 1 to hire a recruitment coordinator to find qualified local residents to apply for jobs at the casino, according to a statement released by the mayor’s office.

The recruitment coordinator will report to the MOED Business Services Manager. The position will be funded by the casino owner/operator.

The person will be charged with implementing a program to recruit Baltimore residents, then to assist them with making contact with the casino, which is slated in the summer of 2014. The position, which is designated to be full time and include benefits, was created as part of a memorandum of understanding between the City of Baltimore and the casino owner/operator.

“The Horseshoe Baltimore casino represents a tremendous opportunity for us to create great job opportunities for city residents,” Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said in a statement. “This partnership with CBAC Gaming is a strong example of a mutually beneficial public-private relationship, and will complement existing components of our Employ Baltimore – Ready to Work for You initiative to improve local hiring.”

Horseshoe Baltimore Senior Vice President and General Manager Chad Barnill said, in a statement, that the casino is committed to hiring city residents. “Working with the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development and our dedicated recruitment coordinator, we look forward to actively engaging with a wide range of community and civic groups to maximize the number of Baltimore residents who will fill the 1,700 jobs our world-class facility will create.”

Qualifications for the recruitment coordinator include experience working with diverse groups of community based organizations, businesses and customers; a bachelor’s degree program at an accredited college or university, preferably with course work in human resource management, business, psychology, sociology or related fields; and two or more years recruiting experience is also required. A complete job description is available online at

Those interested in being considered for the recruitment coordinator position should submit a resume to the MOED Human Resources Department, 417 E. Fayette Street, Suite 466, Baltimore, Md. 21202; fax it to 410-396-8132 or email it to The job title, “Recruitment Coordinator Special Projects: Caesars Horseshoe Casino,” should appear in the subject line along with the posting number 8382.