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The V.I. Hospitality Training School Casino Career Program is scheduled to open August 2, according to acting Tourism Commissioner Monique Sibilly-Hodge .
"All persons who wish to enter the casino gaming industry must enroll in the Casino Program. The participants will be recipients of a long-term investment in the economy of St. Croix, "Hodge said in statement released Friday.
The program offers courses for entry-level blackjack, craps and roulette dealers, and slot supervisors. No tuition fee is being charged for the courses, which will also cover casino industry policies, game rules and regulations, dealing procedures, protection of the games and customer service standards.
Persons who have already submitted applications should confirm their enrollment with Yolanda Bryan at the St. Croix Department of Tourism at 773-0495.
New applicants are also encouraged to apply. Applicants must be at least 21 years old and have proof of Virgin Islands residency, proof of citizenship or eligibility to work in the United States and a social security number.
Applicant must also have a "positive attitude," customer service orientation, and basic mathematical skills and manual dexterity, the statement said.
All applicants are required to pay a one-time $25 application fee. The payment can be made by cash, check or certified money order at 53A Company Street in Christiansted, Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. A math skills assessment will be administered to all applicants.

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