Steamboat company holding job fair in Memphis

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Posted: Feb 21, 2012 10:45 AM
Steamboat company holding job fair in Memphis

The Great American Steamboat Company says it will be hiring 300 employees for the American Queen riverboat.

The company will hold a job fair Tuesday at the Cook Convention Center in Memphis.

Beginning in April, the American Queen will begin making trips on the Mississippi River, with departures from Memphis, New Orleans, St. Louis, Louisville, St. Paul, Cincinnati and Pittsburgh.

The company will be seeking to fill numerous roles on the boat, including hotel and hospitality, housekeeping, culinary, marine and technical crew.

Prospective applicants are asked to go to http://www.GreatAmericanSteamboatCompany.com and click on the "jobs" link on the page.