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. 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 Margaret at 314.835.6164 or mheidger@desperesmo.org.

To formally apply for any position, please submit the following:
1) an ONLINE APPLICATION (or pick one up at The Lodge front desk)
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.


Camp AM/PM Counselor - Seasonal/Summer
Camp Counselor - Seasonal/Summer
Certified Personal Trainer - Year Round*
Fitness Desk Associate - Year Round*, Evening & Weekend
Grounds Maintenance - Seasonal
Inclusion Support Staff - Seasonal
LIFEGUARD - Year Round* or Seasonal (click here for upcoming certification classes)
Men's Basketball League Official - Year Round* (click here for certification info)
Park Maintenance - Seasonal
Pool Cashier - Seasonal/Summer
Private Basketball Instructor - Year Round*
Softball Umpire - Seasonal
Swim Instructor - Year Round*
Tennis Aide - Seasonal
Tennis Instructor - Seasonal
Tot Care Aide - Year Round*/Mornings

Garden Stewardship Volunteer - Year Round*

*YEAR ROUND = must be available to work during the school year and summer months

Other Positions with The City of Des Peres

Des Peres Parks and Recreation
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