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The Forest Preserve District offers a variety of full-time, part-time and seasonal employment opportunities. 

When reviewing available positions on the job board, please be aware of the following coding:

Seas (Seasonal) - Work up to 40 hours per week; typically for less than 6 months

PP (Pre-Professional) - Work schedule or duration is typically a finite time frame; requires additional experience and/or education

ENT (Enterprise) - Works a variable number of hours per week, up to 52 weeks per year (Golf Operations Only)

ITN (Intern) - Works as part of an educational or training program accredited or supported by a college curriculum or degree requirement; work schedule or duration is typically a finite time frame. 



Apply for a Position

To be considered for any position, applicants must complete a digital application for employment. Applications can be completed online or in-person at our headquarters from our provided kiosks. All applications must be submitted during the posting periods. Once an applicant completes a profile and signs the application with an electronic signature, we’ll send an email confirmation to verify its receipt.

If you are applying for a clerical position, additional position-related skills tests may be required. 


Full-Time Employee Benefits

Benefits are available for full-time employees.

  • Medical, Dental and Life Insurance
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation & Paid Holidays
  • IMRF Pension
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Optional Term Life Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program

Benefits for part-time or intermittent employees may be available and vary. 

Link to IMRF Employer Cost & Participation Information


Human Resources

For employment information, please contact our Human Resources department.

Street Address
Forest Preserve District of DuPage County
3S580 Naperville Road
Wheaton, IL 60189
The headquarters office is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The office is closed on Saturday, Sunday and select holidays.
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 5000
3S580 Naperville Road
Wheaton, IL 60189

An Equal Opportunity Employer

As an equal-opportunity employer, the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County complies with federal, state and local laws prohibiting discrimination in employment. The Forest Preserve District makes all employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status or other unlawful considerations.