Employment Opportunities

We are currently hiring at Cave of the Mounds for the following positions listed below.

Submit an online application and we will be in touch. 

Photo of our Gift Shop in the Cave Entrance Building

(Ages 14 and Up)

General Responsibilities 

Provide our guests with an entertaining and educational experience both above and below ground through excellent customer service, exhibits, activities, facilities and interpretation while conserving our natural resources.

Duties:

  • Greet the public with a smile and provide helpful information.
  • Assist in staffing our rock & fossil shop and receiving/ merchandising products.
  • Help to maintain neat, clean and safe buildings and grounds through typical tasks and chores such as sweeping, mopping, trash removal, cleaning restrooms, dusting, raking, etc.
  • Assist guests in cracking open geodes
  • Assist guests in purchasing mining rough or fossil dig items
  • Assist with souvenir photos, reprints and saving to a USB drive as needed.

Qualified Candidates will have:

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and a friendly manner.
  • A desire for interaction with the general public.
  • Interest in the natural environment, nature appreciation, nature education.
  • Good conflict resolution skills and desire to work as a team member.
  • The desire to do a wide variety of tasks in the course of a workday.

Benefits:

  • Get paid to spend time in a beautiful cave!
  • Reciprocity with many awesome Wisconsin tourist attractions.
  • Fun staff events such as potlucks, fossil hunts, and more! 
  • Paid training and annual wage review.
  • The “coolest” job EVER!  (The cave is 50°F year-round!)

Photo of tour guide in cave

(Ages 14 and Up)

General Responsibilities

Provide our guests with an entertaining and educational experience both above and below ground through excellent customer service, exhibits, activities, facilities and interpretation while conserving our natural resources.

Duties:

  • Tell the story of the Cave – its formation, growth, discovery, development, and protection – throughout all aspects of time
  • Greet the public with a smile and provide helpful information.
  • Interact with guests as they travel through the cave in a safe, fun, and educational manner.
  • Assist in receiving and merchandising products as well as staffing our rock & fossil shop.
  • Assist with the maintenance and cleanliness of the buildings and grounds

Qualified Candidates will have:

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and a friendly manner.
  • A desire for interaction with the general public and public speaking.
  • Interest in the natural environment, nature appreciation, nature education.
  • Good conflict resolution skills and desire to work as a team member.
  • The desire to do a wide variety of tasks in the course of a workday.

Benefits:

  • Get paid to spend time in a beautiful cave!
  • Reciprocity with many awesome Wisconsin tourist attractions.
  • Fun staff events such as potlucks, fossil hunts, and more!
  • Paid training and annual wage review.
  • The “coolest” job EVER!  (The cave is 50°F year-round!)

Anti-discrimination policy  

Cave of the Mounds, National Natural Landmark believes that equal opportunity is important for the continuing success of our organization. In accordance with state, federal, and municipal laws, this foundation intends to comply with these laws which preclude negative discrimination because of race, disability, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, military status, or any other protected classification.