Cruise Coordinator, Riverboats at the Gateway Arch

Gateway Arch and Riverboat Cruises St Louis, Missouri


Cruise Coordinator: Riverboats at the Gateway Arch ($18.00/hr + $500 Hiring Incentive)




The Riverboats at the Gateway Arch are looking for individuals who are seeking a career on the water! As the Cruise Coordinator, you will be primarily responsible for the welfare and comfort of all guests on the Becky Thatcher and Tom Sawyer riverboats as they navigate up and down the Mississippi River. This is a supervisory position. Please see the following details regarding the position expectations, skills, and requirements. 



  • Always have a positive, friendly, and approachable demeanor while having fun!
  • Continually exceed guests’ expectations by always having a guest first attitude.
  • Be prompt and accountable when you are scheduled to work.
  • Follow the dress code by wearing your uniform.
  • Avoid dying hair unnatural colors (pink, blue, green, etc.).
  • Maintain a professional appearance.
  • Engage incoming and departing guests in a warm, genuine and friendly manner, answer guest inquiry line, provide directions, and help maintain cleanliness and organization of dock when working as a greeter.
  • Maintain an alert, professional posture when not actively engaged in guest transactions.


  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must pass alcohol and drug screening.
  • Must pass background check.
  • Must pass math proficiency questionnaire (located in employee application).
  • Must have some supervisory experience in the food and beverage industry.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to learn all opening and closing procedures
  • Excellent public speaking skills
  • Possess knowledge of pricing, menu items, and general cruise information.
  • Ability to perform all Food & Beverage positions on the boat
  • Focus on Guest Services
  • Excellent multi-tasking skills
  • Ensure efficient and friendly service to all guests
  • Safety-oriented
  • Present yourself in a professional manner


  • All employees receive a FREE Metro Transit pass. Good for unlimited rides on MetroLink and MetroBus.
  • Parking Discount at local garage 
  • Discount at Arch Cafe 
  • Discount at Paddlewheel Cafe 
  • Discount at JNPA Stores 
  • 2 St. Louis Riverfront Cruise tickets 
  • BOGO Discount for Skyline Dinner cruise

Typical Summer Season (Memorial Day to Labor Day) Hours of Operation are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Typical Winter Season (Labor Day to Memorial Day) Hours of Operation are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day

Busiest Times of the Year:

  • Memorial Day Weekend
  • Fourth of July
  • Last 2 weeks in July
  • First 2 weeks in August
  • Labor Day Weekend
  • Thanksgiving Weekend
  • Christmas through New Year's Eve

*It is important to note that although we attempt to be as flexible as possible in scheduling, it is difficult to receive time off around holidays.


Bi-State Development is an equal opportunity/ access / affirmative action/ pro-disabled and veteran employer. Bi-State Development is committed to providing an Equal Employment Opportunity experience for all employees, applicants, vendors and customers with an environment free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.