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Jobs

To apply for a position at the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium download our application or send resume and references to the Search Committee, 350 E. 3rd Street, Dubuque, Iowa 52001. You can also email completed resumes to this address.

Current Open Positions

Part-Time Café Associate

The River’s Edge Café is seeking individuals who are passionate about providing exceptional customer service as Café Associates . The ideal candidate is self-motivated, dependable and a quick learner with restaurant or food service experience. They will possess a strong work ethic, a commitment to teamwork, and a focus on customer service in all circumstances. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: communicating with guests, being familiar with the menu, preparing food, serving food to guests, acting as a cashier, and maintaining a safe and clean kitchen. Individuals should be capable of multi-tasking, lifting up to 50 pounds, and have exceptional knife skills. To apply, go to http://www.mississippirivermuseum.com/employment_jobs.cfm and complete an application.

Applications can be emailed to apply@rivermuseum.com, dropped off at either Museum & Aquarium box office, or mailed to: National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium, Attn: Human Resources, 350 E. 3rd Street, Dubuque, IA 52001.

Part-Time Maintenance

The National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium is seeking candidates for the Part-Time Maintenance position. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: light maintenance, grass cutting, snow removal, cleaning of grounds and facility, help with event set-up, and other duties as assigned. Requires valid driver’s license, ability to stand for prolonged periods of time, stoop, kneel, bend, climb, lift and carry up to 50 pounds, climb a ladder, and occasionally work at heights. High school diploma or equivalent is required. Saturdays and Sundays, with some holidays required.

To apply, go to http://www.mississippirivermuseum.com/employment_jobs.cfm and complete an application. Applications can be emailed to apply@rivermuseum.com, dropped off at either Museum & Aquarium box office, or mailed to: National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium, Attn: Human Resources, 350 E. 3rd Street, Dubuque, IA 52001.

Part-Time Guest Associate

The National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium is seeking candidates for the Guest Associate Positions. This position is part of a team that works together to provide the best possible experience for every individual visiting the Museums of the Dubuque County Historical Society. An ideal candidate is someone with exceptional service skills, feels comfortable interacting with guests, delivers accurate information to guests, works well on a team, and positively portrays the organization. This position requires working a flexible schedule with weekend and holiday hours.

Primary Duties

  • Provide an exceptional experience for all guests of the DCHS and NMRMA.
  • Interact with guest and assist them in creating their experience.
  • Operate the Point of Sale system and complete all associated paperwork with accuracy.
  • Encourage visitors to experience all the DCHS and NMRMA benefits.
  • Provide accurate information when asked questions.
  • Present the museum positively by maintaining clean and presentable work areas.

Experience

  • Previous customer service and guest interaction.
  • Proficient use of computers and computer systems, or the ability to quickly learn.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Quick decision making under pressure.
  • Operating a cash register and cash handling.
  • Previous sales or upselling experience preferred.
  • Working with guest of all ages and ethnicities.
  • Compliant with the mission of the DCHS and the NMRMA.

To apply, go to http://www.mississippirivermuseum.com/employment_jobs.cfm and complete an application. Applications can be emailed to apply@rivermuseum.com, dropped off at either Museum & Aquarium box office, or mailed to: National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium, Attn: Human Resources, 350 E. 3rd Street, Dubuque, IA 52001.

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