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Des Peres Parks and Recreation Employment


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 to get 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). Please complete our application online, print a PDF application, or visit The Lodge to pick one up.  Reasonable accommodation will be provided as required by law. If you have any additional questions, please contact Nikki at 314.835.6160 or Looking at a printed version of our site? Visit our website at or scan the QR code below for details!  

Lifeguard - Year Round and Summer Seasonal
Swim Instructor - Year Round

Water Exercise Instructor
 - Year Round, M/W Evenings
Basketball Official for Adults (MSHSAA certification classes) - Year Round
Softball Umpire - April to July, Seasonal
Kickball Umpire - April to July, Seasonal
Tennis Court Monitor - April - October, Seasonal
Youth Tennis Instructor - April - October, Seasonal
Day Camp Director - Summer Seasonal, June 5 - July 28
Day Camp Counselor - Summer Seasonal, June 5 - July 28
Before/After Care Day Camp Counselor - Summer Seasonal 

ADA Support Staff - Seasonal
Pool Cashier - Summer Seasonal
Front Desk - Year Round, Evenings & Weekends
Fitness Desk Associate - Year Round, Weekdays/Weekends
Personal Trainer - Year Round
Park Maintenance Worker (Lodge) - Seasonal, April - November
Park Maintenance Worker (Parks) - Seasonal, April - November
Park Security Guard - Seasonal, April - November


Other Positions with The City of Des Peres    


Front Desk

Lifeguard Photo 

Concession Staff