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We're currently selling Tram Ride to the Top Tickets through November 30, 2021. We are selling out early and often, thus advance reservations are strongly recommended. Pending availability, additional tickets may be available for same-day purchase beginning at 9am each day via our website, call center, and ticket center at the Gateway Arch. Same-day ticket availability is not guaranteed.

Consistent with CDC recommendations, face coverings are required to be worn by everyone ages 2 and older in all federal buildings, regardless of vaccination status. All tram riders, age 2 and up, are required to wear a mask. COVID-19 safety protocols can be found here.

Gateway Arch visitors must enter the monument through the new west entrance, which faces Fourth Street and the Old Courthouse. The Gateway Arch legs have become exits only. Please allow at least 30 minutes to go through security.

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Gateway Arch Jobs

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Employees of the Gateway Arch stand together at Gateway Arch National Park

Since the July 2018 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—continue to offer 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.


Six Partner Organization Logos

Gateway Arch & Riverboats
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.



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Arch Cashier
Arch Tour Guide
Riverboat bar tending staff

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 was completed in July 2018.

No positions available at this time. Please check back.

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Winterfest Ice Rink at Night

National Park Service
Gateway Arch National Park

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 part-time, full-time and seasonal positions. These are federal government positions.


Maintenance Mechanic – ATS | Full-Time

Maintenance Mechanic – Arch Transportation System | Full Time

Custodial Worker | Full – Time

Park Ranger (Protection) | Full Time

DEA Dispatcher| Full Time

MP Open Gov Wide Announcement | Full-Time

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.

NPS employee from grounds and maintenance staff
NPS Ranger
NPS Employee screening guests at security

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. Photography experience is desired, but not required. The starting pay is noted next to each position type.

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Photogenic Employee
Photogenic employee taking photos of visitors
Visitors having a souvenir photo taken

The Arch Café, LLC
Evelyn Hill

The Gateway Arch is unique in its design and structure. People from all over America and from around the world come to see it. For most, it is a once-in-a-lifetime experience and you could be a part of that experience. As a member of our team you will have the opportunity to learn and see new cultures from around the world and help create those once in a lifetime experiences.

Being a part of The Arch Café, LLC will give you the opportunity to make the visitors’ experience even more memorable by providing friendly service and greeting them with a smile. YOU are part of the experience that they take home.

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Arch Cafe Employees
Arch Cafe

The Arch Store
Jefferson National Parks Association


Feel good about where you work! Jefferson National Parks Association (JNPA) has been a proud non-profit partner of Gateway Arch National Park for nearly 60 years and operates The Arch Store and the Old Courthouse Gift Shop, as well as Archie’s Shaved Ice & Louie’s Souvenirs 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.

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Archie's Shaved Ice trailer on the riverfront
Arch Store employee in stock room
The Arch Store
Arch Store employee at fudge counter
The Arch Store

ALERT - Limited Capacity

The Tram Ride to the Top is currently open with limited capacity due to COVID-19 safety measures. Guests are encouraged to plan in advance as we are selling out early and often.

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