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Each month, four team members are recognized for their outstanding work at Muckleshoot Casino. These question-and-answer sessions are a way for you to get to know some of the faces who make us the biggest and best in the Northwest.

Jaikob TMOTM from valet

Name: Jaikob

Years of Employment: 2

Department: Valet

Q: What does it mean to you to be Team Member of the Month?

A: It was surprising because I am a part-time team member. It was humbling to know that hard work pays off.

Q: What is your favorite part about working in this department?

A: It’s the best job I’ve ever had, actually. Valet is fun because all of our regulars are happy to see us when they come in. There’s at least 100 names that I know off the top of my head.

Q: What are your favorite hobbies?

A: I love spending time with my kids! I work a crazy schedule so I’m always happy to find time with them.

Q: What’s your favorite food?

A: Fried rice! I always get the pork fried rice at 8 during my break.

Q: What is your favorite color?

A: Green.

Q: What is your favorite movie?

A: The only things I can watch now are kid movies. Out of those, it would be Moana. That movie definitely hit me with how emotional it is.

Q: What is your favorite genre of music?

A: I listen to everything, mostly, EDM, rap and, sometimes, rock.

Q: What inspires you?

A: I’m motivated a lot by work. My work ethic is something I’ve always taken pride in and it inspires me to keep going.

Q: What’s an interesting fact about you that most people don’t know?

A: People think I’m a quiet person but I’m really not. When I’m comfortable with people, I’m open and outgoing.

Q: What’s your favorite dessert?

A: Brownies!

Valet crew at Muckleshoot Casino

Nomination Statement: This team member has been one of the most reliable and hardest workers I have had the pleasure to work with. He is always going above and beyond and setting a great example to follow. Whenever the department is in need of somebody to start early or later, you can always count on him to come in ready to work hard and efficiently.

If you’re interested in joining the Muckleshoot Casino team, visit our Careers page for a list of open positions.