Employment Opportunities

Summer Employment Opportunities Riverboat Discovery & Gold Dredge 8

The work environment at the Riverboat Discovery and Gold Dredge 8 is unlike any other in town!  You can expect to meet people from all over the world, work hard on the job but laugh and have fun with your co-workers at the same time.  Some of them might even become friends for life!  We have multiple crew parties and get togethers throughout the season that are always a blast!  Thank you for your interest in joining our family!

Please reference the job descriptions below and/or Click Here to meet our managers and see a video of our jobs.

All content will be securely submitted to our HR Department via email and you will receive a confirmation. If you choose not to submit directly via email, deliver the printed application and questionnaire to our office in person, or by mail at the address listed to the left.

Our season runs from mid-May to mid-September.  Wages start at $11.00 per hour and include a $1.00 per hour bonus paid at the end of the season.


Click here to complete the online job application.

Click here to download our printed application to fill out and return to us in person or by mail.


Customer Service Specialist

Customer Service Specialists assist visitors with purchases; fill pokes with pay dirt and offer them to visitors; demonstrate gold panning techniques and assist visitors with gold panning; weigh gold and assemble lockets; assist with preparation and clean-up of panning area; sell tickets at the train station; assist passengers with boarding the train; fill in at the gift shop or on grounds maintenance as needed; prepare and stock merchandise for sale; perform inventory control duties; organize and distribute merchandise; perform other duties related to the successful operation of a retail store including cleaning and moderate lifting. Hours: 36-40 hours per week.

Qualifications: Ability to represent Gold Dredge 8 in a courteous and professional manner in order to provide top-notch customer service; demonstrate panning techniques; operate a cash register and credit card machine; perform a variety of tasks related to the operation of a gold mine; sell merchandise according to sales training, strategies and goals; complete tasks efficiently and accurately according to policies and procedures; operate a PC-based point of sale system (possess computer and mathematical skills) while properly handling cash and making change for customers; communicate and work well with others; perform tasks independently with attention to detail; work in a fast-paced environment that requires you to be “quick on your feet” for eight hours a day; have fun with teammates, managers and other employees!

General Qualifications: Attention to detail, punctuality, reliability and ability to work independently and on a team.

Please feel free to contact us through e-mail at hr@riverboatdiscovery.com with any questions or comments.

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