Frequently Asked Questions
We understand going through the steps of searching for a new job or career can be daunting. In order to help the process, we have compiled the answers for the most asked questions. If by chance we missed your question, please feel free to call us at 805-691-1201.
Yes! We are always looking for talented, motivated people to become part of our team. Check out our open positions.
We are located in the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley, about 30 miles north of Santa Barbara. The resort address is 3400 East Highway 246, Santa Ynez, CA 93460. Click here for map and directions.
The Chumash Employment Resource Center (CERC) is located just a few miles west of the Casino Resort at 585 McMurray Road, Buellton, CA 93427.
All of our positions’ pay rates vary depending upon the job and your qualifications and experience. Contact one of our recruiters for more information about the position you are interested in.
We value all experience and will evaluate your resume and the position you are applying for on a case-by-case basis. While some positions (EMT, Chef, Transportation, etc.) require specific training and certification, many of our positions are perfect for ‘go-getters’ with a great attitude and willingness to work! We also pride ourselves on our team member development and will gladly get you on-the-job training for a position you may want to work towards, and we offer a great Tuition Reimbursement Program if you want to receive additional training at an approved school.
The job listings are updated as new positions come available. That could be daily in some cases!
Check the latest listing here.
Absolutely! Some restrictions may apply. Please contact a Recruiter for additional information
That number changes almost daily, but as one of the largest private employers in Santa Barbara County, our workforce is upwards of 2000.
The process can vary by department, but for a good overview, visit the Hiring Process section of the site.
We are open 24/7 – 365 days of the year!
Each position varies. Most of the positions posted on the website list the required hours, but please speak with the Recruiter for the department you wish to apply for a more detailed information.
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The qualifications vary by department and position, but for a good overview, please select the position you are interested in for a detailed list of requirements.
Most positions require a minimum age of 18 years, however some positions have other age limits. Please view the position posting for specific requirements.
Each position has different educational requirements. Please view the position posting for specific prerequisites.
At this time we do not have a specific program designed for college students. However we do offer many part time opportunities that may accommodate school schedules and employment needs.
Yes! Our Employee Shuttle Service is designed to accommodate our employees’ schedules. We proudly offer 24/7 transportation for our employees from the following locations at this time: Lompoc, Santa Maria, Buellton and Solvang.
If you are a new applicant and registering on our employment website, you will have an opportunity to list their name as an Employee Referral Source. If you already have a profile on our employment website, please log in, select to “View Application”, and edit “Personal information”. Next to “How did you hear about us?” you can select from the drop drown list: “Employee Referral” as your source and list the employee name in the next box.
For most positions within the Casino Resort, and other properties, a uniform will be provided. Please discuss with your Recruiter for additional information on the particular position you are applying.
The Chumash Enterprise is proud to offer an exceptional benefits package to its Team Members. Our benefits and rewards programs undergo ongoing review and enhancement to ensure they support our team members’ health as well as their professional, personal and financial well-being. As part of a comprehensive Total Rewards package, it includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Paid Sick Time, Vacation, and Holidays, Retirement (401k), Tuition Reimbursement, as well as personal and career development opportunities through Chumash University and our tuition reimbursement program. For more information, visit our Benefits page.
*Eligibility for some benefits will differ based on job classification and length of employment.
Healthcare benefits are available for eligible employees, the first of the month following 60 days of continuous employment.
We offer Benefits to our employees who maintain Full Time status (regularly work at least 30 hours per week).
While our Part Time employees are not eligible for Healthcare benefits, they are eligible for 401(k), and may be eligible for paid sick time, and vacation time.
We offer an extensive New Hire Orientation when you start. During orientation, a benefits representative will provide an overview of our Health, Dental, Vision, Life and Retirement benefits, etc.
*Eligibility for some benefits will differ based on job classification and length of employment.
Yes! Many of our employees have enjoyed growth within the organization. As long as you are in good standing with your current department, we encourage any team member interested in a new position to look at the open positions and apply.
Yes! As long as you are in good standing with your current department, we encourage any team member interested in advancing their careers to apply for open positions.
We welcome you to submit an application and resume for our “Career Opportunities” position on the website. We will keep your resume on file and try to match you with new positions as they open.
Once you apply online, your application is directed to the appropriate Recruiter for review. If you would like to follow-up on your application status, please contact the Chumash Employment Resource Center (CERC) at 805-691-1201.
Please contact the Recruiter that scheduled your interview to confirm or reschedule.
Please contact the Recruiter who scheduled the interview to confirm the location and directions.
Log into your profile on the website, select “What jobs have I applied for on this site?” Then select the icon next to the position you would like to withdraw your application from. Note, this cannot be reversed and you will need to re-apply if you delete in error or change your mind.
Please call the Chumash Employment Resource Center (CERC) at 805-691-1201 for help. You may also come in to apply at one of our courtesy computer stations at our resource center. We are located at 585 McMurray Rd., Buellton, CA 93427.
The application software is compatible with all popular browsers, although we have found that applying from a tablet or smartphone can be an issue. We recommend using a desktop computer.
The time will vary from applicant to applicant depending on the amount of experience and education. We recommend you give yourself at least 30 minutes to complete the application. If at any time you need to pause the process, your work will be saved from that point. NOTE: You must log back into your profile in order to complete the application AND apply for an active position in order to fully complete the application process.
Start with “APPLY” at the top of the page. The website will walk you through a job search, setting up your account and the application. If you have any questions, please contact us at 805-691-1201.
If you require help with the application process, contact the Chumash Employment Resource Center (CERC) for assistance at 805-691-1201. If you prefer to speak, read, or write in a language other than English, a representative at CERC will gladly help you in the application process.
Please contact us at the Chumash Employment Resource Center (CERC) for assistance at 805-691-1201.
Please log into your application profile on the employment website. Select “View Application” under “Other things I can do”. You may then review and update all sections and select “continue” to save changes.
Yes, the Chumash Employment Resource Center (CERC) has computers available for you to apply online. Our hours of operation are Monday through Friday 8am – 5pm
You may view open positions on our employment website from your mobile device, however it is best to apply for a position via a desktop computer.
Please log into your application profile on the employment website. Select “View Application” under “Other things I can do”. You will need to review and edit all sections and select “continue” to save changes. Once you apply online, your application is directed to the appropriate recruiter for review. If you would like to follow-up on your application status, please contact the Employee Resource Center (CERC) at 805-691-1201.
Yes, you may apply for up to three (3) open and active positions at any time.
At the login page, click the “Forgot your password?” link and you will be asked to enter your username; which is typically your email. A reset password link will be sent to that email.
Yes, you will have an opportunity to upload a resume and cover letter while completing your profile. You may also paste it if you prefer.
If at any time you need to pause the process, your work will be saved from that point. NOTE: You must log back into your profile in order to complete the application AND apply for an active position in order to fully complete the application process.
You will need to access your previous application profile by logging into the website. Your username is your email address, but if you have forgotten your log in information and need assistance with your username or password, please contact the Chumash Employment Resource Center (CERC) at 805-691-1201. You will need to check that your application profile is up to date, by selecting “View Application” and updating all sections. Last, you will select up to three (3) positions of interest by clicking on the “Job Title”. Select “Apply Online” to proceed and complete the application.
Please call the Chumash Employment Resource Center (CERC) at 805-691-1201 for help.
First, please check that you add 15 years of complete employment history. You MUST explain all gaps in your employment. Employment history records that have been explained are marked. Those that are not are marked, you must click the icon and type the explanation for that gap. Please call the Chumash Employment Resource Center (CERC) at 805-691-1201 for help.
Yes, your social security number is required to complete an application. Your number is encrypted and highly secured.
PT1 status is a part time position working between 20 and 29 hours per week. PT2 status is a part time position working 0 to 19 hours per week.
Visit our employment website and select “View Openings”. Once you select the title of the position you are interested in, you will be able to view the job description
Yes! Select a position of interest by clicking the Job Title. At the bottom of the job description select “Send To Friend”. You will need to enter your friends email address in order to send it.
TESTING & INTERVIEW PROCESS
Some of our positions require a gaming license, to learn more about the gaming license process, visit Hiring Process.
You are in luck! We provide the licensing necessary to obtain your license. To learn more about the gaming license process, visit Hiring Process.
Yes, Gaming Licenses are not transferable. You will need to complete our Licensing process to be eligible for employment.
We require all applicants to pass a background check required to obtain a gaming license. For more information, visit Hiring Process.
Yes, part of the hiring process requires an in-depth background check. For more information, visit Hiring Process.
For additional information, visit Hiring Process.
It is a requirement for the gaming license process. For more information please visit Hiring Process.
You may not be eligible to obtain a gaming license. We do have other positions available that do not require you to pass a credit check. Please check the Job Description for licensing requirements.
The length of time to complete the hiring process has many variables. Timing can, and will, be dependent on the department needs and the gaming process. Most applicants complete the process in 2-3 weeks. For more information, visit Hiring Process.