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Tour Guide/Educator

National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium, Dubuque, IA

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The National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium is seeking candidates for the position of Tour Guide/Educator.  This position helps plan, coordinate, and implement a variety of educational offerings such as group tours, school programs, day camps, overnights, and general interpretation for museum visitors.  An ideal candidate is someone with exceptional people skills, a desire to learn, and has the ability to positively portray the organization. This part-time opportunity offers a flexible schedule. 


We are seeking energetic, motivated, and positive people to join the fast-paced and fun environment that is created with a trip to the Museum & Aquarium.  Share your passion for Dubuque history and river science with diverse visitors; introduce guests to our bufflehead ducks, otters, and stingrays; and get hands-on with actual tools in the Boat Shop.


  • Highly qualified candidates possess great time management skills and work well in a team environment.

  • Flexibility, initiative, and the ability to problem solve are a must.

  • Prior experience working with children and/or in informal education is preferred but not required.

  • Competitive pay beginning at $9.00 per hour. Primary hours for guided tours for school groups are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays with most groups visit between 9am and 2:30pm. A free membership to the museum is included for all employees, as well as discounts at our museum stores and cafes.


If you are interested in becoming a part of our team, please email Shaina Stewart a resume and cover letter to apply@rivermuseum.com, or complete an application for employment www.rivermuseum.com/apply.  Completed applications and/or resumes may be submitted in person to either box office location at the museum or emailed to apply@rivermuseum.com.

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Dubuque, IA
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