Are you interested in working at The Lodge Des Peres or in our parks? Our department is centrally located in St. Louis and has a great culture based on our Lodge Life Values. There are many benefits that Lodge employees receive including a membership to The Lodge while employed and certification in CPR/PR, AED and First Aid for qualified positions. Please click on the job titles below for a detailed description of each position. We do not hire summer-only or seasonal employees for year-round positions. All employees must be 16 years of age or older to begin work (however, interview process can start earlier). Reasonable accommodation will be provided as required by law. If you have any additional questions, please contact Kim Johnson at 314.835.6156 or kjohnson@desperesmo.org.

  • Use this ONLINE APPLICATION (or pick one up at The Lodge front desk) for all positions excluding Lifeguard positions. OPTIONAL: resume and/or cover letter (can be uploaded within the online application) *If selected for an interview, all prospective employees need to successfully pass a national background check prior to being offered a position.


Aqua Adventure Camp Counselor - Seasonal
Basketball Official - Year Round*, Monday & Tuesday Nights
Concessions - Summer
Custodian - Part-Time*
Dance Instructor - Part time
Day Camp Counselor - Seasonal
Front Desk Associate - Part-Time, Year Round*, Morning/Daytime 
Group and/or Private Swim Instructor - Summer
Inclusion Counselor - Summer
Lifeguard Instructor - 2 Certification courses per year
Pool Cashier - Summer
Recreation Aide - Youth Dance Program - Part time
Softball Umpire - Spring/Summer
Swim Instructor - Year Round*
Tennis Court Aide - Spring, Summer, Fall
Tot Care Aide - Mornings, Year Round*
Volleyball Official / Instructor - Year Round*

Lifeguard Positions through Midwest Pool Management

*YEAR ROUND = must be available to work all 12 months of the year (during the school year and summer months)

Other Positions with The City of Des Peres

Des Peres Parks and Recreation
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