Penn National Gaming HUMAN RESOURCES SPECIALIST in Dayton, Ohio

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Penn National Gaming has thrilled and entertained guests since 1971 when it all began as a horse racing venue. From a single race track, we have grown to be one of the nation’s largest gaming companies, operating properties that offer broad and diverse gaming and pari-mutuel wagering experiences. PENN is dedicated to becoming the undisputed leader in guest service by offering a Red Carpet experience for each and every guest.

Job Title: HR Specialist

Department: Human Resources

Reports To: HR Business Partner

Revised Date: September 2016

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt


Provides support and executes the strategic HR functions for the HR functions for recruiting.

Your daily responsibilities include:


The following and other duties may be assigned as necessary:

  • Partners with HR Business Partner and Generalist to meet the needs of the property.

  • Maintains a professional work environment with management and staff.

  • Maintains complete confidentiality of all company information at all times.

  • Posts jobs and update status of candidates within the online applicant tracking systems (iCIMS).

  • Source, screen and interview candidates to fill existing and future job openings through visits to college campuses, consultation with agencies, and contacts within the industry and larger community.

  • Communicates internal open positions and process with internal candidates.

  • Enthusiastically supports, actively promotes, and demonstrates superior customer service in accordance with department and company standards.

  • Responsible for ensuring the compliance with all regulatory compliance within area of responsibility and reporting potential issues to management.

  • Active participant in recruitment to include the following: maintaining effective recruiting systems, employment processes, employee gaming licenses, and onboarding paperwork.

  • Performs routine audits as requested.

  • Performs specialized or confidential administrative duties, including researching data and preparing reports as needed.

  • Prepares invoices for payment and tracks actual results versus budget.

  • Responsible for inputting and maintaining employee records.

  • Ensures behavior and appearance are in compliance with established standards.

  • Maintains a professional work environment with management and staff.

  • Participates in meetings and training as required.

  • Perform necessary follow-ups to meet established objectives and assist with reminders of commitments and deadlines.

To be successful in this position it will require the following skill set:


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must be at least 21 years of age.

  • High school diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.

  • Advanced level skills in MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

  • Previous experience in a human resources office preferred.

  • Previous HRIS experience. Experience with Ultipro and iCIMS strongly preferred.

  • Must have the ability to interact with guests, staff and colleagues and resolve problems and conflicts in a diplomatic and tactful manner. Flexible to work all shifts including holidays, nights, and weekend hours as business needs dictate.

  • Ability to learn new systems quickly.

  • Experience in a professional office environment, preferably utilizing clerical skills.

  • Customer service experience.

  • Proficient in vocabulary, spelling, punctuation and proofreading. Must be able to compose and prepare correspondence appropriate for the Human Resources Department.

  • Ability to operate office equipment including a photocopier, fax machine and calculator.

  • Excellent telephone manners and techniques.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently or in a team environment. Comfort with flexibility in priorities and work assignments a must.

  • Must approach team member questions and concerns in a caring, confidential and helpful manner.


This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


Ability to read and interpret documents in English, such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to read and communicate verbally in English. Written communication skills in in English may also be required.


Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


Employee must be able to qualify for licenses and permits required by federal, state and local regulations.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and peripheral vision.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and must have the ability to push, pull, reach, bend, twist, stoop, stack, crouch, kneel and balance when performing job duties in varying work areas such as confined spaces.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Employee could be exposed to an environment containing unrestricted second hand tobacco smoke.

Something to leave you with:

If you’re truly committed to joining a world class gaming company, Penn National Gaming is the place where you want to be! We empower our team members to deliver that WOW factor to our guests and in turn we will provide them an opportunity to build an “A” list career portfolio. You will soon understand why “It’s Good To Be PENN!”

Penn National Gaming, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job ID 2017-42048

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