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Seneca County seeks two counselors to deal with problem gambling

As part of the lead-up to its opening, del Lago Resort & Casino in Tyre had agreed to pay for Seneca County to hire two counselors to deal with problem gambling issues.

Now that the $440 million resort has opened for business, the county is seeking applicants for:

• A substance abuse counselor devoted to problem gambling. The job pays $19.88 an hour. Those interested must live in Seneca County or one of the six counties contiguous to it: Cayuga, Ontario, Schuyler, Tompkins, Wayne or Yates.

• A psychiatric social worker, devoted to problem gambling counseling and treatment, with on-call duties and responsibilities. The job pays $23.69 an hour. The county’s residency requirement has been waived.

Applications will be accepted until Feb. 14 or until the positions are filled.

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