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January 26, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Riverboats at the Gateway Arch Job Fair

The Riverboats at the Gateway Arch, located below the Gateway Arch on the St. Louis Riverfront, are gearing up for the 2019 tourism season by announcing part-time and seasonal employment opportunities. Those interested in working on the Mississippi River are invited to attend the riverboats’ job fairs on Saturday, Jan. 26 and Saturday, Feb. 2, where they can learn about the open positions, speak with riverboat leadership and apply.


The riverboats are seeking outgoing and customer-focused individuals to join the team. Interested applicants should visit for a full listing of openings and application details. You must be 16 years or older to apply, unless noted otherwise. Positions include but are not limited to:


  • Bartender (must be 21 years or older)
  • Cashier
  • Cruise coordinator
  • Deckhand
  • Galley worker
  • Mate (senior deckhand)
  • Sales associate
  • Server (must be 18 years or older)
  • Staff photographer

WHAT: Riverboats at the Gateway Arch Job Fair

WHEN: Saturdays, January 26 and February 2, 2019; 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WHERE: Riverboats at the Gateway Arch, 50 S. Leonor K. Sullivan Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63102. Parking is available on the Mississippi River levee in front of the boats for a cash fee. Job fair will be held on the Tom Sawyer riverboat.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Visit More information about the open positions will be available at the job fair, along with the potential for a screening interview. Additional hiring steps include a criminal background check and drug screening.




The Riverboats at the Gateway Arch—replica 19th-century paddle-wheel riverboats Becky Thatcher and Tom Sawyer—transport riders back in time to when steamboats ruled the mighty Mississippi and fueled the nation’s westward expansion, making St. Louis truly the Gateway to the West. This year is the 55th anniversary of the riverboats on the St. Louis Riverfront.


The Riverboats at the Gateway Arch offer daily St. Louis Riverfront Cruises; evening Skyline Dinner Cruises; specialty cruises such as Sunday Brunch Cruises, Blues Cruises, Oktoberfest Cruises, PJs and Pancakes with Santa Claus Cruises, and more; as well as private event charters.