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

Full-Time Employee Benefits

Benefits are available for full-time employees.

  • Medical, dental, and life insurance
  • Sick leave
  • Vacation and 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.

Other Job Categories

In addition to full- and part-time positions, the Forest Preserve District offers opportunities that fall into the following categories.
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Works up to 40 hours per week typically for less than six months

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Seasonal Pre-Professional

Work schedule or duration is typically a finite time frame and requires additional experience or education

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Golf Operations position that works a variable number of hours per week up to 52 weeks per year

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Works as part of an educational or training program accredited or supported by a college curriculum or degree requirement with a work schedule or duration that's 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.

Have Questions?

For employment information, please contact our Human Resources department. Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Call  630-933-7682 or email



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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.