After working as summer help at The City of Manchester and then becoming a full time Public Works Maintenance, Clark took an opportunity to take a job with The City of Des Peres Parks. Jay started working for Des Peres Park in September of 1999 under the leadership Superintendent Steve Braddock. As Park Superintendent, Clark manages the maintenance, repair, and construction work on all park sites. Clark directly supervise all Park Maintenance Staff, oversees Park construction projects, order and prepare bids for projects and equipment, and assists the crew with repair and construction work. "love working for Des Peres Park and I am grateful for the opportunity as the new Superintendent of Park."