Employment at Colonial Downs

Colonial Downs is a part of the Jacobs Entertainment, Inc. family.  In addition, JEI operates 5 casinos in Colorado and Nevada, and 22 video gaming facilities/truck plazas in Louisiana.

We offer year-round employment at our main office in New Kent and at our off track betting sites (OTBs) located throughout Virginia.  Seasonal employment is available in New Kent during our live racing seasons.

For information on open positions, please check Craigslist.org and search under the "Jobs" category.


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Colonial Downs is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug free workplace.  Employment is contingent upon a negative drug test result and licensing by the Virginia Racing Commission (VRC).

As a part of the licensing process, a background investigation, including a criminal history check, is conducted.  The initial license fee (maximum of $65) and annual renewal fees are the responsibility of the employee and must be paid at the time of submitting the license application to the VRC.