Human Resources

Human Resources provides quality and comprehensive services to the City of Des Peres and is responsible for recruitment and staffing, employee relations, professional development and training, compensation, and benefit offerings.

We invite you to browse our page and learn more about what Des Peres has to offer as a premier local government employer in the St. Louis Region. Please see our Career Page for a complete listing of job vacancies. 

Employment Policy

The City of Des Peres is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the City’s policy that employees and applicants for employment have equal opportunity in employment action in accordance with federal, state, or local law. All decisions will be made without regard to race; color; religion; sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions); sexual orientation; gender identity; age; national origin; ancestry; physical or mental disability or handicap; citizenship; marital or familial status; genetic information; arrest record (including being under an order of protection); stats as a victim of domestic violence; military or veteran status; citizenship status; lack of permanent mailing address or use of a shelter/social service provider; or any other protected classification. All employment decisions, including hiring, compensation, and benefits, leaves of absence, promotion, discipline, transfers, layoffs, recall, separations, and termination will comply with the Equal Employment Opportunity policy.

The City of Des Peres is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and thrive on it for the benefit of our employees and our community, and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees that is free of harassment and discrimination of any kind. Come as you are – your differences are our strengths.

The City of Des Peres makes every effort to fully comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. If you need assistance or an accommodation for the application, interview, or a particular testing process, please contact the ADA Coordinator at (314) 835-6111. The City of Des Peres is a drug and alcohol free work place. A pre-employment drug screen is required for all positions. The City of Des Peres participates in E-Verify.