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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


  • 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: January 20, 2021  |  newly added positions highlighted



F&B SOUS CHEF FT $19.00 Supervise and oversee daily kitchen operations of food venue in a manner that maximizes revenue and minimizes costs. Ensure all food items are prepared in accordance to recipes and specifications to provide a consistent, high quality product.  Create and maintain these recipes and specs as directed. 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 21 years of age. Requires a high school diploma or GED.  One (1) year experience as a kitchen supervisor in a large-scale restaurant operation preferred or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have knowledge of food safety and sanitation requirements. Basic computer or point of sale system skills required.

BEVERAGE BARBACK FT/PT $10.00 + tips To keep beverage service areas and equipment well-stocked and clean. Continuous lifting and carrying up to 25 pounds will be required.  Frequent lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds with occasional periods of lifting and carrying up to 100 pounds will be required. Must be at least 21 years of age.

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.



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.

EMT FT $16.00 Assesses injuries, administers emergency medical care, and performs the duties of Security Officer. Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds. Must be able to keep information confidential. High School Diploma or GED preferred. Certified Iowa EMT or current Registered Nurse with up to date credentials and prove use of skills and equipment described above to meet an Iowa EMT-B level non-transport service and preferred one (1) year experience.



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.


non-gaming areas


BUFFET 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 preferred.

F&B DISHWASHER FT $10.30 (Buffet) 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.