Chumash Enterprises

Drop and Count Specialist

ID 2024-1877
Cash Services
Position Type
US-CA-Santa Ynez


The Drop and Count Specialist is responsible for the collection, processing, and recording of currency from all gaming operations.


  • Performs job functions in accordance with the System of Internal Controls, departmental policies, and procedures.
  • Removes drop boxes and slot bill acceptors containing daily cash drop from gaming operations.
  • Removes and replaces cassettes, bill validator boxes from kiosk units and applicable cash dispenser machines.
  • Performs replenish process for kiosk units and cash dispenser machines, preparing the readiness for cassettes to be deployed to gaming floor when needed.
  • Prepares currency for count machine processing, by removing the funds from the boxes and/or cassettes and placing it with the accurate asset assignment to maintain accurate revenue reporting.  Must be performed with care.
  • Counts money with the aid of counting machines.
  • Effectively counts and controls large volumes of currency.
  • Performs and documents poker chip count.
  • Utilizes Casino software to perform all fund transfers from the count room to kiosk room and the Cage/Vault areas.
  • Ensures that the controlled keys assigned are returned promptly at the end of each day or process. 
  • Verifies condition of money, examining for damaged and/or counterfeit money.
  • Operates large equipment in count room and on gaming floor with care for safety of patrons and employees.
  • Operates currency counters in count room with care and resolves basic machine issues.
  • Communicates with patrons on the gaming floor as needed in a professional manner delivering excellent customer service. 
  • Participates in routine upkeep and cleaning of count room and all applicable equipment.
  • Ensures supplies and count room equipment is ready for operations each day.
  • Participates in training team members as needed.
  • Notifies management of malfunctioning equipment when basic troubleshooting cannot fix the issue.
  • Upholds a work environment that promotes teamwork, partnership, recognition, mutual respect, collaboration, while role modeling the company values, behaviors, and culture of One.Team.Chumash.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or GED Certificate.
  • Experience working in a related field and /or a hospitality or gaming environment preferred.
  • Basic mechanical ability.
  • Basic proficiency in 10-key and other office equipment.
  • Basic computer proficiency utilizing Microsoft applications, e-mail, and internet.
  • Willingness to work flexible schedules in a 24/7 work environment, including holidays, nights, and weekends.
  • Must apply for, receive, and maintain a Gaming License from the Tribal Gaming Agency.
  • Native American hiring preference applies.
  • Organizational Awareness Having and using knowledge of systems, situations, procedures, and culture inside the organization to identify potential problems and opportunities; perceiving the impact and the implications of decisions on other components of the organization.
  • Quality OrientationSetting high standards regarding his/her work and working environment and acting accordingly; developing quality standards, continuously evaluating performance, products, and procedures; actively seeking ways to improve quality.
  • Attention to DetailTaking responsibility for a thorough and detailed method of working.
  • Planning and OrganizingSetting priorities and defining actions, time, and resources needed to achieve predefined goals.
  • Written Communication Expressing ideas and opinions clearly in properly structured, well organized, and grammatically correct reports or documents; utilizing language and terminology that is understandable for the reader.
  • Oral CommunicationShaping and expressing ideas and information in an effective manner.


3400 Highway 246

Minimum Pay Rate

$19.03 per hour

Maximum Pay Rate

$21.87 per hour


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