Our riverboat staff enjoy some of the best views of St. Louis’ working riverfront as well as the Gateway Arch. If you love the Mississippi River, having fun, and working with the best team – take a look at our available positions below and apply today!
New BSD employees are eligible for a $500 hiring incentive! To qualify, employee must be on time for all shifts and maintain 15.5 hours per week. Employees receive $150 on first and second paychecks and $200 on their third paycheck (payment dates may vary depending on start date).
Free Metro Transportation
BSD employees are eligible for free rides on any MetroBus or MetroLink train.
Free Parking on Levee for Riverboat Staff
Available through 2023 calendar year.
Work on the River
Servers - $14.70/hr
Our servers work in a fun and energetic environment while serving delicious food to guests on our cruises and at the Paddlewheel Café!Apply Now
Bartender - $14.70/hr
What if you had the chance to tend bar on the Riverboats at the Gateway Arch as they navigate up and down the Mississippi River? The Riverboats at the Gateway Arch are looking to employ energetic and guest-oriented bartenders to serve during our dinner, specialty, and private cruises, as well as at our dockside events. Must be at least 21 years old.Apply Now
Deckhand - $15.45/hr
Have you ever wanted to help dock one of our Riverboats? Our Deckhands get to assist with docking and other operations of the Becky Thatcher and Tom Sawyer.Apply Now
Mate - $23.19/hr
The primary focus of our Mates are to maintain the presence, equipment, machinery and operation of the Tom Sawyer and Becky Thatcher riverboats to ensure a safe, clean and enjoyable experience for guests. This position is part of the U.S. Coast Guard required operational and emergency crew.Apply Now
Ticket Sales Agent - $15/hr
Ticket Sales Agents help our visitors plan their experiences on our cruises and pick out the perfect item at our gift shop. They engage guests in a warm, genuine, and friendly manner.Apply Now
Cruise Coordinators - $18/hr
Our Cruise Coordinators help our visitors feel comfortable as they navigate up and down the Mississippi River. This is a supervisory position for individuals who seek a fun career on the water!Apply Now
Prep Cook - $15.50/hr
Our Prep Cooks are responsible for assisting kitchen staff by setting up workstations and ingredients, properly preparing food, maintaining sanitation guidelines, and completing daily tasks in order to provide meals for guests of the Riverboats at the Gateway Arch and Paddlewheel Café.Apply Now
Line Cook - $16/hr
Line Cooks are responsible for properly preparing and cooking food, maintaining sanitation guidelines, and completing daily tasks in order to provide meals for guests of the Riverboats at the Gateway Arch and Paddlewheel Café.Apply Now
Riverboat Captain - $30.14/hr
Our Riverboat Captains take the helm and navigate the Mississippi River to provide and enjoyable experience for our guests. They operate in compliance with all U.S. Coast Guard regulations.
*Full-time Captain position not eligible for hiring incentive.Apply Now
Work at the Gateway Arch
Tour Guide - $16/hr
Tour guides interact with guests and ensure a memorable visit to the Arch. As a tour guide, you will lead groups on their Tram Ride to the Top.APPLY TO BE A TOUR GUIDE
Ticket Sales Agent - $16/hr
Ticket sales agents help our visitors – from around the world – create their experience at the Arch. They engage guest in a warm, genuine, and friendly manner.APPLY TO BE A TICKET SALES AGENT
Call Center Agent - $16/hr
Call center agents are the voice of the Arch and Riverboats. They use their expertise in customer relations to provide valuable information to our guests.APPLY TO BE A CALL CENTER AGENT