L’Auberge Baton Rouge Hotel & Casino is hosting a job fair Saturday to begin to fill the more than 1,000 permanent positions the hotel and casino will bring to the Baton Rouge market, according to a news release.

Candidates will have the opportunity to meet with the hiring team and apply on site.

The fair starts at 10 a.m. and ends at 2 p.m. at Cortana Mall, 9401 Cortana Place.

The casino is expected to open in early September.