Tram tickets will sell out early and often - advance tickets are strongly recommended.The Gateway Arch Ticketing & Visitor Center has relocated to the Old Courthouse at 11 N. 4th Street. The walking distance between the Old Courthouse and the Arch entrance at the SOUTH leg is approximately 0.25 miles (5 minutes of average walking time). EACH guest planning to enter the Gateway Arch will be required to have EITHER a Tram Ride to the Top ticket or an Arch Entry-Only ticket to be allowed access to the facility.

Please Note: The Museum of Westward Expansion, located under the Gateway Arch is closed for significant renovations. Certain artifacts from the Museum are on display in exhibit galleries at the Old Courthouse.

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Gateway Arch Jobs

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In preparation for the grand opening of the Gateway Arch’s new Visitor Center and museum, multiple partner organizations—including the National Park Service, Bi-State Development, Gateway Arch Park Foundation and Jefferson National Parks Association—announce full-time, part-time and seasonal employment opportunities.

Below is an introduction to each partner and the types of current job openings. If you’re interested in applying, please be sure to note that each organization has a unique link that will re-direct you to their online application system.

Gateway Arch / Bi-State Development

As an official partner of the National Park Service, Bi-State Development (BSD) shares a deep commitment to delivering excellence to visitors of Gateway Arch National Park (formerly Jefferson National Expansion Memorial). In addition to operating the Gateway Arch’s tram system, the Call Center and the Gateway Arch Riverboats, BSD manages group sales. BSD also creates visitor itineraries, provides tour guides for the Tram Ride to Top and schedules the museum programming at Gateway Arch National Park.

Bi-State Development is looking to hire 75 seasonal workers. The starting pay is noted by each position type.

Tour Guide (Tram Ride to the Top) | $11.30/hr
Ticket Sales Agent | $11.30/hr
Call Center Agent | $11.30/hr

Deckhand | $10.45/hr
Cashier | $11.30/hr
Bartender | $11.30/hr
Server | $12.30/hr
Cruise Coordinator | $14.76/hr

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Gateway Arch Park Foundation


The Gateway Arch Park Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with a mission to ensure that the Gateway Arch, its grounds, neighboring public space, and attractions will be a vital, welcoming, and well-supported resource for the community and nation for generations to come.

Founded in 2009 to support and coordinate a project to connect, invigorate and expand the Arch grounds, the Foundation is a conservancy that collaborates with partners to operate and maintain the improvements made through the CityArchRiver project, which is scheduled to be completed July 2018.

Director of Communications
Assistant Development Director
Staff Accountant
Special Events & Programming Manager
Full Time Temporary Graphic Designer

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National Park Service

Gateway Arch National Park (GANP, formerly Jefferson National Expansion Memorial) is a national park administered by the National Park Service, Department of the Interior. The 90-acre park includes the Gateway Arch and surrounding grounds, the Old Courthouse and Luther Ely Smith Square, all bearing unique pieces of history and culture. The Gateway Arch reflects St. Louis’ role in the westward expansion of the United States during the 19th century. The park is a memorial to Thomas Jefferson’s role in opening the west, to the pioneers who helped shape its history, and to Dred Scott who sued for his freedom in the Old Courthouse.

Gateway Arch National Park is currently hiring for 46 part-time, full-time and seasonal positions. These are federal government positions.

Custodial Worker | $13.87 – $16.19/hour
Electrician | $27.24 – $31.79/hour
Gardener | $17.34 +
Laborer | $17.34
Maintenance Mechanic Supervisor | $35.50-$41.42/hour
NLCCA Rigorous Internship – $750/week stipend
Park Guide | $14.16/hour
Park Ranger (Interpretation)
Supervisory Dispatcher | $46,247 – $60,125
Supervisory Security Guard | $41,759 – $54,286
To learn more and apply visit:
To find a listing, enter the “National Park Service” in the keyword box and enter “St. Louis, MO” in the location box.

Photogenic, Inc.


At Photogenic, our employees set us apart from our competition. We put state-of-the-art imaging technology in the most capable and caring hands to ensure a combination of unparalleled customer service and photographic expertise. Our photographers take and sell souvenir photographs of the guests at the Gateway Arch. We pride ourselves on the quality of our photos, and are committed to providing an outstanding guest experience by helping our customers take home the memory of their visit.

Photogenic is looking to hire 20-30 full-time, part-time and seasonal workers. The starting pay is noted next to each position type.

Photographer/Sales Associate | $10-12/hr

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Arch Store / Jefferson National Park Association


Feel good about where you work! Jefferson National Parks Association (JNPA) has been a proud non-profit partner of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial for more than 50 years and operates The Arch Store, the Old Courthouse Gift Shop and Archie’s Shaved Ice on the riverfront. Our stores at the Gateway Arch and Old Courthouse offer unique gifts and educational products that help tell the stories of the park. We’re looking for enthusiastic, friendly people who enjoy interacting with park visitors from around the world. Proceeds from store sales support the park’s public programs and exhibits.

JNPA is looking to hire 40 seasonal workers. The starting pay is noted next to each position type.

Seasonal Sales Associate | $11.00/hr for first year, $11.60/hr for second year
Seasonal Stock Clerk | $11.00/hr for first year, $11.60/hr for second year
Seasonal Warehouse Receiver | $11.00/hr for first year, $11.60/hr for second year

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