MGM National Harbor Prepares for Opening

MGM National Harbor plans to hire 3,600 across 100 positions for the November opening of the $1.3 billion casino in Prince George’s County. MGM paid $4 million to buy and remodel an abandoned elementary school to train employees and started to accept job applications on Friday. At least 40 percent of workers will be local residents.

Maryland’s Prince George’s County soon will be home to the MGM National Harbor casino on the Potomac River across the nation’s capital.

MGM National Harbor plans to hire 3,600 workers for 100 positions and recently opened its National Employment Center to help staff the $1.3 billion casino. It paid $4 million to refurbish the former Thomas Addison Elementary School, where it will train its staff.

MGM National Harbor has a November opening planned and says at least 40 percent of its staff will be Prince George’s County residents.

The National Employment Center began accepting application in Friday and will begin scheduling interviews and hiring candidates soon.

Among open positions are those involving hotel operations, valet parking, convention services, food and beverage, security, marketing, and casino operations.