The City of Dubuque Leisure Services Department is gearing up to host a job fair for summer and seasonal positions on Thursday, January 11th, from 3 to 6:30pm. The event will take place at the Multicultural Family Center, located at 1157 Central Ave, and is open to the public, with no appointments necessary. This presents a great opportunity for individuals from ages 15 and up, as the City offers suitable work for all skill and experience levels.

Credit: City of Dubuque
Credit: City of Dubuque

The diverse range of job opportunities span across various departments, including the Recreation Division, Parks Division, City pools, Bunker Hill Golf Course, Port of Dubuque Marina, AmeriCorps, and the Multicultural Family Center. Hourly wages for these roles range from $14 to $20 per hour.

To accommodate prospective applicants, the City encourages online applications in advance, accessible here. For those preferring on-site assistance, computers and application support will be available during the job fair. On-site interviews will also be conducted for qualified candidates.

City of Dubuque Recreation Division Manager Dan Kroger emphasizes the broader impact of these positions, stating, "This event allows us to explain the connection between the benefits these jobs provide for the community and individuals’ future career paths."

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For more details, including job descriptions, hourly wages, and early applications, visit this website. Still have questions? Those can be directed to City of Dubuque Recreation Supervisor Janna Beau at or by calling 563-589-4315. Don't miss the chance to explore exciting summer employment opportunities, right here, in the City of Dubuque!

Employment opportunities and open positions with the city of Dubuque include:

Opportunities for Ages 15 & Older:

  • lifeguard/swim instructor
  • pool cashier
  • pool concessions worker

Opportunities for Ages 16 & Older:

  • playground leader
  • golf pro shop attendant/outside services
  • golf course grounds/maintenance worker
  • marina attendant
  • tennis instructor

Opportunities for Ages 17 & Older:

  • AmeriCorps member

Opportunities for Ages 18 & Older:

  • pool laborer
  • pool manager
  • parks groundskeeper
  • park ranger
  • park fee collector
  • landscape crew member

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