Ray of sunshine: Circa resort creating 1,500 jobs in Las Vegas amid pandemic Bryan Horwath, Las Vegas Sun · September 24, 2020 at 11:48 pm Out of work since last year, Jay Huckeba had applied for about a half dozen jobs around Las Vegas when the coronavirus pandemic hit. “I got zero call-backs. It’s hard looking for jobs right now,” said Huckeba, who last worked at the defunct KAOS nightclub at the Palms. His luck turned around, however, with the expected opening next month of the Circa resort in downtown Las Vegas. Huckeba was recently hired as senior operations manager for Circa’s multilevel pool amphitheater space called Stadium Swim.The first casino built downtown in four decades, Circa is providing some 1,500 jobs at a time the coronavirus pandemic has rocked the Las Vegas economy, sending unemployment skyrocketing.