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Let’s go have fun at work. Mystic Lake is a fun entertainment destination, and it is our mission to create experiences our guests value. If you want to be part of a fun, fast-paced, friendly environment in one of the most successful casinos in Minnesota or in one of the successful SMSC enterprises, you have come to the right place. Both full-time and part-time opportunities are available for quality people who share our commitment to service excellence.

Employment Opportunities

Welcome to the Career Center for Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Little Six Casino and the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community.


If you would like to view our job openings, apply for a position or update your online information, please click here:


All current Gaming Enterprise team members and current Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community employees:

If you would like to view job openings, apply for a position, access and update your information, please click here:

This link will direct you to the HR Gateway
Please use the same User ID and password you have set up for iPay to access your payroll information.
For example: Jsmith@smscg

Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community Gaming Enterprise

Eligibility

Effective January 1, 2014, full-time team members working an average of 38 hours per week or more are eligible for the following benefits. Non-Exempt (hourly) team members are eligible for benefits, except for PTO, on the first day of the month following 45 days of active, full-time employment. Eligibility to use PTO hours remains at 90 days. Exempt (salaried) team members are eligible for benefits on the first day of the month following active, full-time employment.


Medical Plan

Two medical plans through Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota are available to choose from, each covering a broad range of services to include, but not limited to: preventive care, inpatient and outpatient hospital services, physician and professional medical services and prescription drugs. Weekly cost and coverages are as follows:

Plan/Coverage

SMSC Medical plan
Single $23.00
Single + One $48.50
Family $74.00
Blue Print for Health plan
Single $16.00
Single + One $33.00
Family $50.75
Options Blue plan
Single $12.25
Single + One   $25.50
Family $39.00

Health Savings Account (HSA)

An HSA is a tax-advantaged account which is used to pay for out-of-pocket health care expenses. Team members put money in the account through a pre-tax payroll deduction and the account balance accumulates interest or earnings tax-free. Money in the account also rolls over from year to year. An HSA can only be established if the team member is enrolled in the Options Blue Medical plan.


Dental Plan

The dental plan is through Delta Dental and covers diagnostic and preventative care, basic services, major services and orthodontia. Weekly cost and coverages are as follows:

Plan/Coverage

Delta Dental plan
Single $3.81
Single + One $6.50
Family $9.38

Basic Term Life Insurance

An individual term life insurance policy equal to one times the team member´s annual pay is paid for by SMSC Gaming Enterprise. Minimum coverage is $25,000 and maximum coverage is $50,000.

Supplemental Term Life Insurance

Eligible team members may purchase additional term life insurance up to the lesser of five times their annual pay or $500,000. Term life insurance coverage may also be purchased for spouse and/or dependent children.

Short Term Disability Insurance

Short term disability insurance is paid for by SMSC Gaming Enterprise and pays 66 2/3% of weekly earnings, up to a maximum weekly benefit amount of $963.90 in the event a team member is disabled and unable to work. Benefits begin after a thirty (30) day waiting period and continue for up to nine (9) weeks of disability.

Long Term Disability Insurance

Long term disability insurance is paid for by SMSC Gaming Enterprise and pays 60% of monthly earnings, up to a maximum monthly benefit amount of $10,000 in the event a team member is disabled and unable to work. Benefits begin after a ninety (90) day waiting period and may continue to age sixty-five (65).

Flexible Spending Account Plan

The Flexible Spending Account Plan allows team members to set aside pre-tax dollars from their weekly paycheck to pay for eligible out-of-pocket medical, dental, vision and day care expenses. HSA participants can also enroll in a limited health care flex account. The plan also enables team members to pay their portion of the cost of the medical or dental plan by payroll deduction on a pre-tax basis. This benefit results in reduced income tax which increases your take-home pay.

Mystic Clinic

The Mystic Clinic is staffed with nurses and physician assistants. Services include assessment and treatment of noncomplicated illness and injuries. All services are provided free of charge for team members and dependents covered under the SMSC Medical plan.

SMSC Dental Clinic

The SMSC Dental Clinic is staffed with dentists and dental hygienists. Services include diagnostic and preventive, basic and some major restorative services. Diagnostic and preventive services are provided free of charge and all other services are provided at a reduced rate for team members covered under the Delta Dental plan.

Personal Time Off

Personal Time Off (PTO) is intended to provide team members with paid time away from work for vacation, holidays, illness or other excused absences. PTO is accrued according to the following schedule:

Non-exempt (hourly) Team Members

Length of Full-time Service Days Earned Per Year
0 up to 1 year 17
1 up to 5 years 22
5 up to 10 years 27
10 or more years 32

Exempt (salaried) Team Members

Length of Full-time Service Days Earned Per Year
0 up to 1 year 24
1 up to 5 years 29
5 up to 10 years 34
10 or more years 39

Tuition Reimbursement

Full-time team members may be reimbursed 100% of tuition expense up to $750 per academic year for approved courses started during their first year of employment and up to $2,000 per academic year after one year of service. Tuition reimbursement is available after completion of six months of employment. All requests are subject to management approval.

SMSC Pharmacy

The SMSC Pharmacy is staffed with pharmacists and support staff. A reduced copay for generic, brand and non-formulary drugs for team members and dependents covered under the SMSC Medical plan and Blue Print for Health plan. The SMSC Pharmacy offers free delivery and convenient location.

SMSC Vision Clinic

The SMSC Vision Clinic is staffed with optometrists and support staff. Services include routine eye exams free of charge as well as discounted eyewear for team members and dependents covered under the SMSC Medical plan or Options Blue plan.

SMSC Wellness Center

The SMSC Wellness Center is staffed with physical therapists and chiropractors. Services include evaluations and a wide range of treatments as needed. All services are provided free of charge for team members and dependents covered under the SMSC Medical plan.

Playworks Child Care Discount

SMSC Gaming Enterprise pays 50% of the cost of child care services at Playworks up to an annual maximum benefit of $5,000.


Eligibility

Full-time and part-time team members are eligible for the following benefits:

401(K) Retirement Plan

The 401(k) plan provides team members with the opportunity to save and invest income for retirement on a pre-tax basis. Team members are eligible to participate on the first of the month following 90 days of service. Team members are eligible to receive a SMSC Gaming Enterprise match beginning on the first of the quarter after completing one year of service with a minimum of 1,000 hours. SMSC Gaming Enterprise will match $.50 for each dollar the team member contributes, up to a maximum of 5% of their annual pay. Team members are 100% vested in SMSC Gaming Enterprise contributions and earnings after five years of service.

Paid Bereavement Leave

Eligible team members are provided up to two (2) consecutive days off with pay in the event of a death of an immediate family member. Full-time and part-time team members are eligible upon completion of ninety (90) days of continuous employment.

Paid Jury Duty Leave

Reimbursement for lost pay is provided for team members required to serve jury duty. Full-time and part-time team members are eligible upon employment.

Dakotah! Sport and Fitness Membership Discount

All team members are eligible to receive a discounted membership fee and are not required to pay an initiation fee. Two hours of playcare for children is available at Playworks at no cost while using Dakotah! Sport & Fitness facilities. Available upon employment. Monthly cost, including tax and membership options are as follows:

Membership Options
Single $27.50
Single + One $40.00
Family $52.50

Team Member Discounts

Various discounts on products and services from area businesses are available to all team members. Available upon employment. See the current MERSC Team Member Discount Directory made available through the Benefits department. A 20% discount on all regular price items is also available at the Logo Gift Shop located in Mystic Lake Casino (excluding tobacco products).

Wellness Plan

All team members are encouraged to participate in our comprehensive wellness plan which includes periodic health risk assessments, health education, fitness programming and health services information. Available upon employment.

Employee Assistance Program

SMSC Gaming Enterprise provides Employee Assistance Program (EAP) services through Networks at no cost to all team members and their family members. The EAP provides professional counseling and referral services for problems such as addiction, mental health, family, legal and financial issues. All services are strictly confidential. Available upon employment.

Financial Services

A full scope of financial services to include, but not limited to: auto and personal loans, checking account and savings accounts and investments are available through the South Metro Federal Credit Union. Available upon employment.

Uniforms

The cost of uniforms and cleaning is paid for by SMSC Gaming Enterprise for those jobs which require uniforms. Available upon employment.

This is a brief statement summarizing the team member benefit package. Please refer to the current Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community Gaming Enterprise policies and procedures and Summary Plan Descriptions for more detailed information.

Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community

Eligibility

Effective January 1, 2014, full-time employees working an average of 38 hours per week or more are eligible for the following benefits. Non-Exempt (hourly) employees are eligible for benefits, except for PTO, on the first day of the month following 45 days of active, full-time employment. Eligibility to use PTO hours remains at 90 days. Exempt (salaried) employees are eligible for benefits on the first day of the month following active, full-time employment.


Medical Plan

Two medical plans through Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota are available to choose from, each covering a broad range of services to include, but not limited to: preventive care, inpatient and outpatient hospital services, physician and professional medical services and prescription drugs. Weekly cost and coverages are as follows:

Plan/Coverage

SMSC Medical plan
Single $23.00
Single + One $48.50
Family $74.00
Options Blue plan
Single $12.25
Single + One   $25.50
Family $39.00

Health Savings Account (HSA)

An HSA is a tax-advantaged account which is used to pay for out-of-pocket health care expenses. Team members put money in the account through a pre-tax payroll deduction and the account balance accumulates interest or earnings tax-free. Money in the account also rolls over from year to year. An HSA can only be established if the team member is enrolled in the Options Blue Medical plan.


Dental Plan

The dental plan is through Delta Dental and covers diagnostic and preventative care, basic services, major services and orthodontia. Weekly cost and coverages are as follows:

Plan/Coverage

Delta Dental plan
Single $3.81
Single + One $6.50
Family $9.38

Basic Term Life Insurance

An individual term life insurance policy equal to one times the employee's annual pay is paid for by SMSC Gaming Enterprise. Minimum coverage is $25,000 and maximum coverage is $50,000.

Supplemental Term Life Insurance

Eligible employees may purchase additional term life insurance up to the lesser of five times their annual pay or $500,000. Term life insurance coverage may also be purchased for spouse and/or dependent children.

Short Term Disability Insurance

Short term disability insurance is paid for by SMSC and pays 66 2/3% of weekly earnings, up to a maximum weekly benefit amount of $963.90 in the event an employee is disabled and unable to work. Benefits begin after a thirty (30) day waiting period and continue for up to nine (9) weeks of disability.

Long Term Disability Insurance

Long term disability insurance is paid for by SMSC and pays 60% of monthly earnings, up to a maximum monthly benefit amount of $10,000 in the event a employee is disabled and unable to work. Benefits begin after a ninety (90) day waiting period and may continue to age sixty-five (65).

Flexible Spending Account Plan

The Flexible Spending Account Plan allows employees to set aside pre-tax dollars from their weekly paycheck to pay for eligible out-of-pocket medical, dental, vision and day care expenses. HSA participants can also enroll in a limited health care flex account. The plan also enables employees to pay their portion of the cost of the medical or dental plan by payroll deduction on a pre-tax basis. This benefit results in reduced income tax which increases your take-home pay.

Shakopee Dakota Clinic

The Shakopee Dakota Clinic provides convenient medical care treating illness and injury and also offers preventative care. All services are provided free of charge for employees and dependents covered under the SMSC Medical plan.

SMSC Dental Clinic

The SMSC Dental Clinic is staffed with dentists and dental hygienists. Services include diagnostic and preventive, basic and some major restorative services. Diagnostic and preventive services are provided free of charge and all other services are provided at a reduced rate for employees and dependents covered under the Delta Dental plan.

Personal Time Off

Personal Time Off (PTO) is intended to provide employees with paid time away from work for vacation, holidays, illness or other excused absences. PTO is accrued according to the following schedule:

Length of Full-time Service Days Earned Per Year
0 up to 1 year 24
1 up to 5 years 29
5 up to 10 years 34
10 or more years 39

SMSC Pharmacy

The SMSC Pharmacy is staffed with pharmacists and support staff. A reduced copay for generic, brand and non-formulary drugs for employees and dependents covered under the SMSC Medical plan. The SMSC Pharmacy offers free delivery and a convenient location.

SMSC Vision Clinic

The SMSC Vision Clinic is staffed with optometrists and support staff. Services include routine eye exams free of charge as well as discounted eyewear for employees and dependents covered under the SMSC Medical plan.

SMSC Wellness Center

The SMSC Wellness Center is staffed with physical therapists and chiropractors. Services include evaluations and a wide range of treatments as needed. All services are provided free of charge for employees and dependents covered under the SMSC Medical plan.

Playworks Child Care Discount

SMSC pays 50% of the cost of child care services at Playworks up to an annual maximum benefit of $5,000.


Eligibility

Full-time and part-time team members are eligible for the following benefits:

401(K) Retirement Plan

The 401(k) plan provides employees with the opportunity to save and invest income for retirement on a pre-tax basis. Employees are eligible to participate on the first of the month following 90 days of service. Employees are eligible to receive a SMSC match beginning on the first of the quarter after completing one year of service with a minimum of 1,000 hours. SMSC will match $1 for each dollar the employee contributes, up to a maximum of 6% of their annual pay. Employees are 100% vested in SMSC contributions and earnings after five years of service.

Funeral Leave

Eligible employees are provided up to three (3) consecutive days off with pay in the event of a death of an immediate family member. Full-time and part-time employees are eligible upon completion of ninety (90) days of continuous employment.

Paid Jury Duty Leave

Reimbursement for lost pay is provided for employees required to serve jury duty. Full-time and part-time employees are eligible upon employment.

Dakotah! Sport and Fitness Membership Discount

All employees are eligible to receive a discounted membership fee and are not required to pay an initiation fee. Two hours of playcare for children is available at Playworks at no cost while using Dakotah! Sport & Fitness facilities. Available upon employment. Monthly cost, including tax and membership options are as follows:

Membership Options
Single $27.50
Single + One   $40.00
Family $52.50

Employee Discounts

Various discounts on products and services from area businesses are available to all employees. See the current MERSC Employee Discount Directory made available through the Benefits department. A 20% discount on all regular price items is also available at the Logo Gift Shop located in Mystic Lake Casino (excluding tobacco products).

Employee Assistance Program

SMSC provides Employee Assistance Program (EAP) services through Networks at no cost to all team members and their family members. The EAP provides professional counseling and referral services for problems such as addiction, mental health, family, legal and financial issues. All services are strictly confidential. Available upon employment.

Financial Services

A full scope of financial services to include, but not limited to: auto and personal loans, checking account and savings accounts and investments are available through the South Metro Federal Credit Union. Available upon employment.

This is a brief statement summarizing the team member benefit package. Please refer to the current Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community policies and procedures and Summary Plan Descriptions for more detailed information.

Free transportation is provided for team members to and from Minneapolis and St. Paul to work at Mystic Lake Casino Hotel®, Little Six Casino®, and SMSC.  This benefit is for team members only.  You WILL be required to present an employee identification pass to the driver to board the bus.  This bus schedule below has several pick-up/drop-off points.  Click an address to view a map.  For more information, call Human Resources at 952-496-6919.
Route # Departs from Mystic Lake® E 46th St & Nicollet Ave E Lake St & 1st Ave S W Franklin Ave & Chicago Ave S E Franklin Ave & Bloomington Ave 20th Ave S & Minnehaha Ave Rice St & Sherburne Ave MOA Arrives at Mystic Lake
    (MTC Bus Shelter) (MTC Bus Shelter) (MTC Bus Shelter) (MTC Bus Shelter) (Across from Minneapolis American Indian Center) (Taco Bell®)    
1 12:05 a.m. 12:35 a.m. 12:42 a.m. 12:47 a.m. 12:51 a.m. 12:53 a.m. 1:07 a.m. 1:40 a.m. 2:10 a.m.
2 4:30 a.m. 5:00 a.m. 5:10 a.m. 5:15 a.m. 5:20 a.m. 5:22 a.m. 5:35 a.m. 6:05 a.m. 6:45 a.m.
3 7:10 a.m.   7:42 a.m. 7:48 a.m. 7:51 a.m. 7:54 a.m. 8:10 a.m. 8:35 a.m. 9:05 a.m.
4 9:30 a.m.   10:06 a.m. 10:11 a.m. 10:14 a.m. 10:17 a.m. 10:30 a.m. 11:00 a.m. 11:35 a.m.
5 12:00 p.m. 12:25 p.m. 12:30 p.m. 12:40 p.m. 12:45 p.m. 12:50 p.m. 1:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m. 2:00 p.m.
6 4:45 p.m. 5:12 p.m. 5:23 p.m. 5:30 p.m. 5:35 p.m. 5:40 p.m. 6:00 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 7:10 p.m.
7 7:25 p.m. 8:00 p.m. 8:10 p.m. 8:13 p.m. 8:16 p.m. 8:20 p.m. 8:31 p.m. 8:51 p.m. 9:21 p.m.
8 8:10 p.m. 8:40 p.m. 8:47 p.m. 8:52 p.m. 8:55 p.m. 8:56 p.m. 9:15 p.m. 9:45 p.m. 10:15 p.m.
Print the Bus Schedule

Route # Departs from Mystic Lake® Cedar Grove Gateway Ramp Arrives at Mystic Lake
4035 Nichols Rd. Eagan (off Cedar & Diffley) 400 S. 3rd St. Minneapolis
Blue Express 1 6:10 a.m. (pick-up only) 5:48 a.m. 6:48 a.m.
Blue Express 2 5:53 a.m. 6:53 a.m.
Blue Express 3 6:57 a.m. 8:10 a.m.
Blue Express 4 8:44 a.m.(pick up only) 8:21 a.m. 9:24 a.m.
Blue Express 5 11:32 am 12:13 p.m. 12:35 p.m.
Blue Express 6 12:45 p.m. 1:45 p.m.
Blue Express 7 3:10 p.m. 4:14 p.m.
Blue Express 8 3:58 p.m. 5:13 p.m.
Blue Express 9 3:40 p.m. 4:24 p.m. 4:52 p.m.
Blue Express 10 4:14 p.m. 4:51 p.m. 5:21 p.m.
Blue Express 11 5:13 p.m. 5:48 p.m. 6:13 p.m.
Blue Express 12 6:29 p.m. 7:04 p.m. 7:29 p.m.

Print the Bus Schedule

The enterprises at Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community provide excellent guest service 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year! To service our guests, most jobs at Mystic Lake and Little Six Casinos require weekend availability with a regular schedule including all weekends and time off during the week.

Gaming Enterprise team members must be licensed by our Gaming Commission which requires a comprehensive background check and pre-employment drug test. Employees of Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community must pass a comprehensive background check. Qualified candidates must provide proper documentation throughout the employment process. Candidates receiving a conditional offer must successfully complete all pre-employment requirements before an employment offer is confirmed.

Employment Phone Number: (952) 496-6919

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