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Six Partner Organization LogosOur partner organizations—including the National Park Service, Bi-State Development, Gateway Arch Park Foundation and Jefferson National Parks Association—offer full-time, part-time and seasonal employment opportunities. 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)

Bi-State Development (BSD) creates visitor itineraries, provides tour guides for the Tram Ride to Top and schedules the museum programming at Gateway Arch National Park.

New BSD employees are eligible for a $500 hiring incentive! To qualify, employee must be on time for all shifts and maintain 15.5 hours per week. Employees receive $150 on first and second paychecks and $200 on their third paycheck (payment dates may vary depending on start date).

Free Metro Transportation
BSD employees are eligible for free rides on any MetroBus or MetroLink train.

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Tour Guide - $15/hr

Tour guides interact with guests and ensure a memorable visit to the Arch. As a tour guide, you will lead groups on their Tram Ride to the Top.

Apply to be a Tour Guide
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Call Center Agent - $15/hr

Call center agents are the voice of the Arch and Riverboats. They use their expertise in customer relations to provide valuable information to our guests.

Apply to be a Call Center Agent!
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Ticket Sales Agent - $15/hr

Ticket sales agents help our visitors – from around the world – create their experience at the Arch. They engage guest in a warm, genuine, and friendly manner.

Apply to be a Tickets Sales Agent!
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Riverboats at the Gateway Arch (Bi-State Development)

Our staff enjoy some of the best views of St. Louis’ working riverfront as well as the Gateway Arch.

New BSD employees are eligible for a $500 hiring incentive! To qualify, employee must be on time for all shifts and maintain 15.5 hours per week. Employees receive $150 on first and second paychecks and $200 on their third paycheck (payment dates may vary depending on start date).

Free Metro Transportation
BSD employees are eligible for free rides on any MetroBus or MetroLink train.

Servers – $14.70/hr  | Prep Cook – $15.50/hr | Cruise Coordinators – $18/hr | Ticket Sales Agent – $15/hr | Deckhands – $15.45/hr | Mate – $23.19/hr | Riverboat Captain – $25.45/hr | Bartender – $14.70/hr | Line Cook – $16 /hr | Kitchen Supervisor – $18/hr | Facility Maintenance Manager | Executive Chef (not eligible for hiring incentive) | Director of Operations (not eligible for hiring incentive)

Learn more about working on the Riverboats!

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Servers - $14.70/hr

Our servers work in a fun and energetic environment while serving delicious food to guests on our cruises and at the Paddlewheel Café!

 

Apply to be a Server!
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Deckhand - $15.45/hr

Have you ever wanted to help dock on of our Riverboats? Our deckhands get to assist with docking and other operations of the Becky Thatcher and Tom Sawyer.

Apply to be a Deckhand!
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Ticket Sales Agent - $15/hr

Ticket sales agents help our visitors plan their experiences on our cruises and pick out the perfect item at our gift shop. They engage guests in a warm, genuine, and friendly manner.

Apply to be a Ticket Sales Agent!

BSD - Equal Employment Opportunity M/F/D/V & Drug-Free and Alcohol-Free Workforce

Equal Employment Opportunity M/F/D/V

The Gateway Arch and the Riverboats at the Gateway Arch are proud to be Equal Opportunity Employers, supporting diversity in the workplace. We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other factor protected by law.

Drug-Free and Alcohol-Free Workforce

An important factor in providing excellent service is assuring a drug-free and alcohol-free workforce. Therefore, the Gateway Arch and the Riverboats at the Gateway Arch have established a goal of providing a 100 percent drug-free and alcohol-free workplace. Applicants will be required to undergo drug and alcohol testing prior to employment and will be subject to further drug and alcohol testing throughout their employment. Employees selected for safety-sensitive positions must also submit to drug and alcohol testing in accordance with the Gateway Arch and Riverboats at the Gateway Arch policy as well as regulatory requirements provided by the Coast Guard and the Federal Transit Administration. In addition, thorough background and criminal checks are completed for all new hires.

Applying Online

You will need an email address to apply online. Apply now.

  • If you have previously applied for a job with the Gateway Arch or the Riverboats at the Gateway Arch, you can log in with the email address and password you provided then.
  • Allow approximately 30 minutes to complete the application, as the online application cannot be saved until it is completed.
  • The system automatically times out after 20 minutes of inactivity. If this happens, your information will be lost. Your application is not saved until you have clicked the “Submit” button on the last page.
  • Do not use your Internet browser’s Back button. This will cause the page to expire and your application will not be saved. To toggle between pages, be sure to use the Next and Previous buttons at the bottom of each page.
  • The Gateway Arch and Riverboats at the Gateway Arch reserve the right to cancel, or end early, any posted position.

 

Employment Opportunities with Partner Organizations

Looking for additional opportunities? Check out the opportunities from our partner organizations — including the National Park Service, Gateway Arch Park Foundation and Jefferson National Parks Association.

National Park Service 

Gateway Arch National Park 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.

To find local listings, enter the “National Park Service” in the keyword box and enter “St. Louis, MO” in the location box.

Security Guard | IT Specialist

 

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The Arch Store

The Arch Store offers visitors a dazzling array of products commemorating the many stories presented in the Arch museum.  It is also a fun place to work!  The store is operated by Jefferson National Parks Association, a proud non-profit partner 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 public programs and exhibits at Gateway Arch National Park.

Sales Associate $15/hr

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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. Photogenic is looking to hire 20-30 full-time, part-time and seasonal workers. Photography experience is desired, but not required. The starting pay is noted next to each position type.

Learn more and apply now!

The Arch Café, LLC - Evelyn Hill

Our café offers fresh, local-ingredients-focused food at the most recognizable icon in Midwestern America – The Gateway Arch. It’s a great place to learn about the hospitality industry and new cultures as people from all over America and from around the world come to see it.

YOU are part of the experience that they take home.

Learn more and apply today

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.

 

Learn more and apply now!
Pop up promoting Frights & Heights at the Gateway Arch on Oct. 15 with photos of the Arch at night under a cloudy sky, children and their parents dressed Halloween costumes, dancing and enjoying the evening at the Gateway Arch.