Casino occupations (NOC 6533)

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Estimated hourly wage
in Québec (2016-2018)
Minimum Not published
Median Not published
Maximum Not published
Job prospect
(2017-2021)
Employment in 2016
2,000
Skill level
Intermediate (generally a secondary school diploma)

Nature of work

Casino workers operate gaming tables, maintain slot machines, accept keno wagers, pay out winning bets and jackpots and collect losing bets. They are employed by casinos.

Main duties

  • Casino workers perform some or all of the following duties:
  • - Operate gaming tables and games such as roulette, blackjack, keno, baccarat and poker
  • - Explain rules of games to patrons and ensure that rules are followed
  • - Accept keno wagers and issue computerized tickets for selection
  • - Continued…
  • - Determine winners or announce winning numbers
  • - Calculate and pay out winning bets and jackpots, collect losing bets and maintain related reports
  • - Fill slot machines with coins and assist patrons experiencing difficulties with machines
  • - Perform minor adjustments to slot machines.

Employment requirements

  • * Completion of secondary school is usually required.
  • * On-the-job training is provided for gaming table dealers.
  • * Security clearance is required for all casino workers.
  • * Casino gaming licences are usually required for all casino employees.

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