Join the DECC team

When exciting events come to town, they come to the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center. We’re hiring DECC employees who can be critical to the success of hockey games, symphonies, trade shows, wrestling matches, conventions, galas, ballet performances, concerts and more. Work at the epicenter of entertainment. Apply to join our team today.

Current Openings

If you are interested in DECC employment, please complete our Job Application below and return it to the DECC Human Resources Manager.

Submit your application

Please read all instructions and the job description before completing an application.

  1. Download the Job Application and save the file to your desktop. You can close the job application that is open in your web browser.
  2. Open the saved PDF file from your desktop and complete all fields.
  3. Once the application is completed, save the completed PDF file. Name the file something that’s specific to you, such as your name and date.

Email the saved PDF file to jobs@decc.org. You can also print the PDF and drop it off at the DECC Business Office or mail it to:

DECC HR Address

Human Resources
350 Harbor Drive
Duluth, MN 55802

The Business Office is open Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm. Guest Services is open Saturday from 9am to 5pm. The DECC Business Office and Guest Services Office are located at Entrance D. You can find maps and directions here.

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If you have questions, please contact Cheryl Oland in Human Resources.

Full-time openings

As of 02/21/18

There are no full-time openings at this time.


Part-time openings

As of 02/21/18



This position is responsible for accurately and with proper controls accounting for cash, credit card and monies received from daily seller deposits for the DECC and AMSOIL Arena Ticket Offices.  The Assistant Box Office Manager will help in the management of all aspects of the ticket office, maintain professional relationships with the event promoters, and ensure DECC standards are met.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Responsible for accurately counting cash, prepare deposits, create and maintain daily, weekly, monthly and yearly reports through Ticketmaster and for the DECC accounting department.
  • Supervise ticket office staff in training, monitoring, mentoring and scheduling.
  • Monitor historical sales, review audit reports, send out ticket counts, and final Box Office statements for each event.
  • Collect, analyze and interpret data for future needs.
  • Additional duties as assigned by Director of Ticketing.

Preferred skills or experience:

  • Box office or management and Accounting experience
  • Proficiency on a computerized ticketing system, Excel, Publisher and Word.
  • Excellent customer service skills in listening and communications.
  • Strong attention to detail, self-starter and must be able to multi-task.
  • Ability to define problems and resolve them.

Why you’ll love working at the DECC:

  • PERA (Public Employee Retirement Association)
  • Deferred Comp (547 plan) retirement plan
  • DECC sponsored wellness program, including fitness center, free exercise classes and additional wellness incentives
  • Free parking and flexible hours depending on events


The Assistant Box Office Manager is a part-time position working approximately 30+ hours per week.  Days, evenings, holidays, weekends, and school breaks will be included in your schedule with flexibility on non-event days or weeks.

Starting Wage: $14.00/hour or BOE


To apply, please complete the online Job Application here and email to jobs@decc.org.


CATERING SERVER (part-time, event driven)

• Join our experienced catering staff in a fun atmosphere and be a part of creating a professional environment at weddings, banquets and other events for our guests.
• Set tables prior to events, including dishes, tableware, napkins, etc.
• Serve food and drinks from kitchen and/or service areas.
• Ability to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
• Respond courteously and promptly to customer needs.
• Varied shifts available with an event driven schedule. The perfect part-time for someone who wants to work occasionally or is looking to supplement their income.

Starting Wage: $9.65 /hour plus gratuities


OVERNIGHT LABORER (part-time, union)

• Our overnight crew stays busy cleaning up after events and getting the building ready for the next business day.
• Clean Arena, Auditorium and Convention Centers after hockey games, concerts, circus and other events; sweep, mop, and ensure that all DECC facilities are clean and welcoming.
• Set up and strike tables, chairs and platforms before and after conventions, trade shows and concerts.
• This is a physical job you must be able to do a lot of walking and able to lift and move at least 50 pounds, with or without assistance
• Shifts are 10 p.m. – 6:30 a.m. typically work 3 to 5 days per week. Varies according to scheduled events.
• Ability to read and interpret documents, writes routine reports, and speaks effectively to guests.
• Requires pre-employment physical and drug screening.

Starting Wage: $10.40/hour plus shift differential


SERVING ASSISTANT (part-time, event driven)

• Assist in clean up after meals served and wash equipment.
• Assist with plating meals, when required.
• Cooperate and assist team workers with other projects as assigned.
• Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
• Respond courteously and promptly to customer needs.
• Observe sanitation, safety and security procedures.
• While performing the duties of this job, you are required to stand and to use your hands to prepare food. You must frequently lift and/or move up to 35-40 pounds
• The availability of shifts primarily depends on events in the building. Shifts generally last 4 to 8 hours and can occur at any point during the day, from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. or any time in between. We do not schedule an ending time.

Starting Wage: $9.65/hour plus gratuities



• Background in coffee, cappuccino or food service is preferred.
• Prepare specialized coffee drinks, such as café latte or cappuccino by brewing espresso and steaming milk.
• Prepares iced beverages such as coffee, tea, and fountain or bottled drinks.
• Cleans and polishes utensils and equipment used in food and beverage preparation.
• Complete set-up, stocking and break-down of cappuccino cart during shift.
• Simple cash procedures and transactions.
• Shifts vary according to events scheduled and are usually 4 to 8 hours in duration.

Starting Wage: $9.95/hour or BOE



• Concession Stand Attendant sells concessions including soft drinks and food items to guests at various events.
• Be familiar with and able to discuss concession menu with guests.
• Operate cash register and make change.
• Stock and replenish stand inventory as needed.
• Performs other duties such as clean-up of stand and counting revenues as assigned by supervisor.
• Must be friendly, outgoing and have a customer-focused personality.
• 2-4 shifts per week – schedule varies according to events. Evenings and weekend shifts. Position continues into April. (You are provided with a season schedule – bulk of shifts are for UMD Men’s home hockey games.)
• Great job for students or anyone wanting to make some extra cash. Must be 16 years of age or older.

Starting Wage: $9.70/hour



• Responsible for daily commissary duties by performing the following duties:
• Stock concession stands and commissary during events.
• Maintain all equipment/product in a neat, clean and orderly manner.
• Report any equipment issues to management.
• Perform all cleaning and stocking duties as assigned by Concession Manager.
• Must be a self-starter who can work well with people at all levels in a professional manner.
• Ability to define problems and resolve them quickly.
• Excellent organizational skills.
• Majority of shifts are 5 to 6 hours, 3-4 shifts a week and mostly on weekends but could be during the week.

Starting Wage: $10.20/hour


BARBACK (part-time/event driven)

• Responsible for the complete set-up and strike of portable and permanent bars.
• Assist bartenders by helping keep bar area well supplied and clean.
• Inspect equipment and inventories to ensure the smooth operation of bar events at the DECC.
• Must be outgoing and have a customer focused personality.
• Must be able to lift 165 lbs (full keg of beer) up 12 inches (into cooler) with assistance.
• Some bar experience helpful.
• Shifts vary by events scheduled. Possibility of 1 to 3 shifts per week which may include days, evenings and weekends. Shifts usually are 4-8 hours in duration.

Starting Wage: $9.65/hour plus gratuities (currently multiple openings)


FRY COOK/PIZZA COOK (part-time event driven)

• Cook burgers and fried foods for concessions grill operation.
• Operate broilers, grills, fryers, and ovens.
• Follow strict sanitation procedures.
• Prepare and bake fresh pizzas for concession operation.
• Operate pizza oven to prepare and bake fresh pizza’s.
• Shifts 6 – 8 hours, 2 – 3 days per week during hockey season, less during the off-season.
• Mostly weekends during hockey games plus other entertainment events.
• Kitchen experience preferred but not necessary.

Starting Wage: $10.00/hour (currently multiple openings)



• Parking attendant performs duties outside directing traffic and helping keep a safe parking lot.
• Required to work outside during rain, snow and heat, etc.
• May also be assigned to work in parking booth collecting parking fees.
• Shifts vary by event and usually 2-4 shifts per week (10-30 hours). Flexible schedule varied by events scheduled.

Starting Wage: $9.70/hour (currently multiple openings)