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JOIN THE MESKWAKI TEAM!

Thank you for considering Meskwaki as your future employer!  Apply now to be a part of a fast-paced, ever-growing Entertainment & Hospitality Industry dedicated to premier Guest Service and outstanding Hospitality. Meskwaki is continually making strides as the best place to work in Iowa with competitive wages within the state and the gaming industry as a whole, along with our generous Benefits Packages.

For everyone’s health and safety, Meskwaki has incorporated safety protocols. We are practicing social distancing and require all potential applicants to wear a mask, have a temperature check, and use hand sanitizer. Please do not enter the premises if you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms. 

As a Benefits example, a full-time hourly Team Member with a wage of $10.00 an hour will earn $20,800 per year. The Wage and Benefits are significant: 

Wages   Benefits* 
$10 per hour       Insurance-Single $7,609
40 hours a week       Vacation-12 days $960
$400 per week       7 Paid Holidays $560
52 weeks in a year       1/2 Hour Paid Lunch-YR $1,300
$20,800 income       2 15-min Paid Breaks-YR $1,300
        401k Match $1,040
        Meal Discount-YR $780
        SUB-TOTAL $13,549
        Insurance - Family Coverage $10,208
        TOTAL $23,757

* As of 2019 without overtime. This will vary on an individual basis but in some cases the benefits are almost equal to the pay as in this example. 

 

In addition to the Benefits Packages Meskwaki offers, there are many other generous incentives available to all Team Members including:

Shift Differential Generous PTO Accrual Monetary Bonuses
PTO Buy-Out Program Prescription Support Free Training
Christmas Savings Account Verizon™ Discounts Free Drinks
Employee Assistance Program Team Member Incentives Gas Discounts
Safe, Secure Work Environment Scholarship Program Fair Attendance Policy 
Holiday/Team Member Events    

 

Benefits begin the first of the month following 60 days of employment. 

Must pass a background investigation and pre-employment drug screen.

 

For prompt attention to your job seeking questions inquire at the Human Resources Office and/or call 641-484-1478. We will assist you to secure the most up to date information about the position you seek. 

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Shift Differentials:
2nd Shift – 50¢  |  3rd Shift – $1.00

Benefits

  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Matching 401k
  • PTO
  • Paid holidays
  • Meal discounts
  • Paid meal breaks

How to apply

There are several ways in which you can apply for employment at the Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel.

  1. Apply by U.S. Mail by downloading our employment application and mailing completed application to this address:

    Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel
    Attn: Human Resources
    1504 305th Street
    Tama, IA 52339

  2. Apply by fax by downloading our employment application and faxing the completed form to the following fax number: 641.484.1662

  3. Apply by email by downloading our employment application and sending the completed form to the following email: hr@meskwaki.com

Current Job Openings

Updated: April 15, 2021  |  Most recent additions highlighted

  Gaming Area  

CAGE

  • CAGE CASHIER FT $13.00 Handles all customer transactions during an assigned shift. Requires a high school diploma or GED. Must have previous cash handling experience. Must successfully complete a Cage Aptitude test. Must be at least 18 years of age.

CASINO CLEANING SERVICES – Hotel Housekeeping

  • HOTEL HOUSEKEEPING SUPERVISOR FT $13.13 per hour Supervises work activities of cleaning personnel to ensure clean, orderly, attractive rooms in the hotel.  May be exposed to loud and continual noise levels and a smoke filled environment. Some lifting up to 40 pounds may be required. Involves significant walking, standing, bending, stooping and reaching. Must be confidential. High School Diploma or GED. Requires two (2) years of supervisory experience.

FOOD & BEVERAGE

  • COOK-CASHIER FT $10.30 + tips (Bingo Concessions & Food Arcade) Prepare food orders for guests in a manner that meets established quality standards.  Professionally serves menu items to guests and handles payment transactions efficiently and effectively. Provide timely, friendly, and courteous service of menu items.  Make every effort to ensure absolute customer satisfaction/provide outstanding customer service. Substantial lifting and carrying up to 40 pounds will be required with occasional lifting and carrying up to 75 pounds. Must be at least 18 years of age Previous deli or concessions work experience preferred.
  • COCKTAIL SERVER FT $6.00 + tips To serve guests alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages in a responsible and professional manner. Provide timely, friendly and courteous service of all beverages.  Make every effort to ensure absolute customer satisfaction/provide outrageous customer service. Must be at least 18 years of age. Previous alcoholic beverage service experience preferred.

  • F&B SUPERVISOR FT $19.00 Provide optimal guest satisfaction by effectively supervising and overseeing assigned venue operations, convention service, bar operations, front-of-the-house (FOH) operations of the Buffet, Lucky’s, and Prime Cut, Lounge, Bingo Concessions and Food Arcade. Must be at least 21 years of age. Requires a high school diploma or GED. One (1) year food & beverage experience in a large-scale operation or an equivalent combination of education and experience and experience. Must have knowledge of food safety and sanitation requirements. Basic computer or point of sale system skills required.
  • WAITRESS/WAITER PT $7.00 + tips (Luckys) Serve beverages and provide table service in a professional manner to guests at our buffet. Must be at least 18 years of age.  Some previous wait staff experience preferred.

HOTEL FRONT OFFICE

  • GUEST SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE PT $10.82 Must be able to change easily and frequently from one activity to another such as from typing, to searching in a directory, to using a telephone. Requires good organizational and communication skills, both verbal and written. Requires High school diploma or GED. Some previous job-related experience working directly with the general public is preferred. Requires some previous computer experience.

LIVE GAMES

  • EXPERIENCED DEALERS FT/PT $6.50 + Tips – Experienced Table Games dealers can earn additional hourly rates based on games dealt proficiently and shift differential. 2-Game dealer or 3-Game dealer preferred.
  • DEALER TRAINEE FT $7.25A Dealer Trainee is trained to operate Blackjack. Requires high school diploma or GED. Requires successful completion of the appropriate dealer training course.
  • PIT BOSS FT $22.00 Coordinates and supervises all aspects of the Table Games during an assigned shift. Requires high school diploma or GED. Must have at least six (6) months of floor person experience and knowledge of game protection techniques. Must be able to work directly with the general public. Must have excellent communication skills both verbal and written. Must have general knowledge of computers.
  • FLOOR SUPERVISOR/DEALER TRAINER FT $18.82 Supervises all aspects of the live games during an assigned shift. Requires high school diploma or GED. Must have at least six (6) months of floor person experience and knowledge of game protection techniques.

MARKETING

  • PLAYER’S CLUB ASSOCIATE FT $11.00 Must be able to work directly with the general public. Must be flexible with working hours and days off. Must possess good interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written. Requires the ability to handle multiple tasks at the same. Must possess basic computer skills. High School Diploma or GED.

SECURITY

  • ASSISTANT SHIFT SUPERVISOR FT $17.00 Assists the Shift Supervisor with the administration and coordination of all security activities for an assigned shift. Requires high school diploma or GED. Must have one (1) year of security or related experience. Must be knowledgeable in gaming policies and procedures and have a good understanding of casino operations. Performs physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, pushing, pulling, bending, kneeling, and reaching. Long periods of standing and walking. Must be able to lift and carry up to 30 pounds. Must be confidential.
  • OFFICER FT $13.00 Monitors premises to prevent theft, violence, or infractions of rules during an assigned shift. Must be able to lift and carry up to 30 pounds. Must be confidential. High school diploma or GED preferred.

SLOTS

  • SLOT ATTENDANT FT $11.00 + TIPS (average $7.00 an hour) Responsible for monitoring assigned slot area ensuring positive guest experience and maintaining transaction accuracy within established regulatory guidelines. High School Diploma or GED. Must be at least 18 years of age. Must pass a basic math test. Must possess good money handling skills and basic math skills. Must be self-motivated, enthusiastic and must be able to work as part of a team. Must be willing to be trained in the basic knowledge of slot machine functions including jackpot levels, payout procedures, pay table information, and basic machine repair techniques.
  • SLOT TECHNICIAN II FT $15.00 Responsible for proper repair, maintenance and proper functioning of gaming devices, their related components and support systems.  Requires High School Diploma or GED. Must be at least 18 years of age. Must be computer/software function literate with a wide range of electronic based practical skills.  May be exposed to loud and continual noise levels in an environment where smoking is allowed.  Lifting and carrying up to 150 pounds is required.  Requires moderate standing and walking along with use of hands, wrists, arms and fingers.  Exposure to electric current and moving mechanical parts is present.  Occasional bending, kneeling, stooping, reaching is necessary.  Must be confidential. (G-2) 

  Non-Gaming Area   

CASINO CLEANING SERVICES

  • CASINO CLEANING PORTER FT $10.00 Keeps buildings, offices, public areas or other assigned areas in a clean and orderly condition. May be exposed to loud and continual noise levels and a smoke filled environment. Lifting, pushing and pulling weight up to 45 pounds will be required. Significant bending, reaching, grasping, kneeling, stooping, pushing and pulling with long periods of standing and walking are required. This position will be exposed to cleaning chemicals, dust, odors and varying weather conditions. May require the use of protective safety equipment such as safety shoes, glasses, gloves, and hearing protection. Must be confidential.
  • EQUIPMENT CREW FT $11.14 Keeps buildings, offices, public areas or other assigned areas in a clean and orderly condition. Lifting, pushing and pulling weight up to 45 pounds will be required. Requires some relevant work experience.
  • LAUNDRY WORKER FT $10.00 Operates and tends to laundry machines to clean articles such as wearing apparel., sheets, blankets, and other linens used by the hotel and property.  Previous laundry experience preferred.  Some occasional lifting up to 25 pounds will be required. Involves significant walking and standing, bending, stretching, twisting, or reaching with your body, arms and/or legs.

FOOD & BEVERAGE

  • BAKER FT $11.50 To bake large quantities of desserts, pastries and other baked goods according to quality standards for all food operations. Substantial lifting and carrying up to 30 pounds will be required with occasional periods of lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds. Must be at least 18 years of age.  Prior baking experience preferred.
  • BUFFET COOK PT $12.00 Cook and present food for venue operations according to established quality standards. Substantial lifting and carrying up to 40 pounds will be required with occasional periods of lifting and carrying up to 75 pounds. Must be at least 18 years of age. One year prior cooking experience preferred.
  • F&B DISHWASHER FT $10.30 (Luckys) Cleans dinnerware, food preparation wares and equipment and kitchen area in a manner that meets established cleanliness standards. Substantial lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds with occasional lifting and carrying up to 75 pounds will be required.  Entry-level position. Must be at least 18 years old.
  • LUCKY’S COOK FT $12.00 Cook and present food for venue operations according to established quality standards. Substantial lifting and carrying up to 40 pounds will be required with occasional periods of lifting and carrying up to 75 pounds. Must be at least 18 years of age. One year prior cooking experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.
  • HOST/HOSTESS FT (Buffet) $9.50  Welcomes guests, seats them at tables, and helps ensure quality service. Frequent lifting and carrying up to 25 pounds will be required with occasional periods of lifting and carrying up to 40 pounds. Previous host/hostess experience preferred.
  • HOST/HOSTESS PT (Luckys) $9.50 Welcomes guests, seats them at tables, and helps ensure quality service. Frequent lifting and carrying up to 25 pounds will be required with occasional periods of lifting and carrying up to 40 pounds. Previous host/hostess experience preferred.
  • F&B UTILITY PERSON FT $9.50 + Tips (Food Arcade) Aids Food Court operations by keeping all areas well-stocked and clean. Substantial lifting and carrying up to 75 pounds will be required. Must be at least 18 years of age.