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Penn National Gaming IT Technician Full-Time *Entry Level* in Hobbs, New Mexico


Don’t just work. Work Happy.

A career in gaming? At Zia Park Casino we think you’ll enjoy an exciting industry, fast-paced days and nights, diverse, enthusiastic co-workers, unlimited growth and support from one of the leaders in the industry.

An individual could be successful if they possess the following.

Your daily responsibilities include



The IT Technician assists in supporting all Information Technology (IT) issues such as PC/Server hardware & software, network administration, telecommunication systems. To support the IT Systems administrator in effort to maintain and improve services to the casino’s guests and its employees. Assists in providing technical assistance in the planning and operational functions of creative audiovisual productions as needed.


  • Repairs, maintains, troubleshoots, and installs PC systems, hardware, software, and PC peripherals.

  • Understands commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures.

  • Loads specified software packages such as operating system, word processing, or spreadsheet programs into PC.

  • Monitors system functions to verify correct system operation.

  • Answers employees’ inquires in person and via telephone concerning operations.

  • Monitors problem-tracking system and solves issues as they arise.

  • Diagnoses system hardware, software, and operator problems.

  • Replaces defective or inadequate hardware.

  • Performs cable pulling and installation of both Category 5 and 4-wire phone lines.

  • Escalates major problems to senior IT personnel for resolution.

  • Sets up equipment and lighting for live bands, video production, sound editing, conference room preparation, and LCD installation on the gaming floor as needed.

  • Learns and applies knowledge on current hardware and software improvements and packages.

  • Required to be on-call.

  • Ability to listen, follows directions, and learns new tasks.

  • Must work well under pressure, and meet multiple and sometimes competing deadlines.

  • Must at all times demonstrate ethical and cooperative behavior with guests, co-workers and supervisors

  • Performs other duties as may be assigned by department and/or company management.


  • This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

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


To perform the 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 a minimum of 21 years of age.

  • Must qualify for licensing with the New Mexico Gaming Commission and New Mexico Racing Commission.

  • One year certificate from a college or technical school and one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Flexible to work all shifts including holidays, nights, weekend hours and overtime as business needs dictate.

  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral.

  • Results oriented, hands-on professional with the ability to deal effectively and interact well with the customers and team members.

  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondences, and memos.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from others.

  • Previous customer service experience preferred.

  • Ability to work as part of a team and to promote cooperative approach between departments.

  • Ability to work unsupervised.


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.

  • Frequent brisk walking, climbing stairs, bending, stretching, reaching, kneeling, squatting, and standing for long periods of time.

  • Working in small, confined areas, with floors, which are or may become slippery in the process of conducting work activities.

  • Lifting from 50 to 75 pounds to stack, store or move materials, supplies and equipment.


  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position.

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.

  • While performing duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to an environment where smoking is permitted, outdoor work, risk of electrical shock, and occasional loud noise levels.

Something to leave you with

Penn National Gaming is more than you may realize. We have properties throughout the United States and Canada and are embarking on an aggressive growth mode. Our departments and areas of opportunity are ideal for just about any skill set. And our company-wide commitment to making sure our guests smile as much as we do means you’ll enjoy a fun working environment.

Now that you have read about who we are, here is your opportunity to see what we're about!

Equal Opportunity Employer

Job ID 2018-54027

Casino Property Zia Park Casino

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Information Technology