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The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County is a governmental agency headquartered in Wheaton, Illinois. Our mission is to acquire and hold lands containing forests, prairies, wetlands, and associated plant communities or lands capable of being restored to such natural conditions for the purpose of protecting and preserving the flora, fauna and scenic beauty for the education, pleasure and recreation of its citizens.

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Current Job Openings:
001EA - Seas Event Attendant (Saint James Farm)

Warrenville, IL

Job Purpose This position assists District staff and volunteers in the coordination and execution of events, ensuring a positive and safe experience to the…

1026 - Staff Assistant (Part-Time)

West Chicago, IL

Job Purpose This position performs administrative duties and provides clerical support to the department. Specific job duties vary based on department needs…

941 - Custodian

Wheaton, IL

Job Purpose: This position is to keep assigned structural assets clean, safe and well-maintained, including cleaning and minor maintenance/repairs of District…

818 - Equestian Assistant

Wheaton, IL

Job Purpose This position performs horse care, assists in volunteer training and supervision, assists with the operation of the stable, and provides equestrian…

812 - Ranger

West Chicago, IL

Job Purpose This position ensures visitors to the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County have a safe, educational, and enjoyable recreational experience…

1225 - Director of Community Services and Education

Wheaton, IL

JOB PURPOSE This position provides leadership, oversight and support of the education, recreation and site operations functions of the District. This includes…

933 - Equipment Mechanic

Addison, IL

JOB PURPOSE The position assists the Equipment Mechanic in the maintenance and repair of golf course equipment and other off-road equipment as needed, to…

003M - Seasonal Naturalist Pre-Professional (Fullersburg)

Oak Brook, IL

Job Purpose This position provides the District’s public education by researching, developing, evaluating, promoting and presenting natural resource or…

003K - Seasonal Maintenance Pre-Professional (Danada Gardens)

Wheaton, IL

Job Purpose Work involves operating equipment and performing manual labor supporting the Landscape crew in the maintenance of operations at a specific…

001W - Seasonal Trails/Streams

West Chicago, IL

Job Purpose Work involves operating equipment and performing manual labor supporting the Trails and Streams crew in the construction, installation, and…

001Q - Seasonal Landscape (Nursery)

West Chicago, IL

Job Purpose Work involves operating equipment and performing manual labor supporting landscape maintenance (trees, shrubs, turf, and general appearance of…

624 - Natural Resource Technician

West Chicago, IL

Job Purpose This position assists with the maintenance of the District natural areas, volunteer programs, and native plant nursery in concert with the…

003U - Seasonal PP Communications & Mktg.

Wheaton, IL

Job PurposeThis position consists of writing and conducting research for the development of media content. Responsibilities will entail a mix of…

001O - Seasonal Forestry (Nursery)

West Chicago, IL

Job Purpose Work involves operating equipment and performing manual labor supporting the Forestry crew maintenance of District trees and shrubs in order to…

003T - Seasonal Roads Pre-Professional (Nursery)

West Chicago, IL

Job Purpose The position performs work developing, coordinating, and maintaining digital mapping utilizing GIS in support of the Grounds Management Roads…

001U - Seasonal Roads - Nursery

West Chicago, IL

Job Purpose Work involves operating equipment and performing manual labor supporting the Roads crew in the construction, installation, and maintenance of…

001R - Seasonal Fleet - Churchill

Lombard, IL

Job Purpose This position assists mechanics in the preservation, protection, and repair of district vehicles and equipment, which can include assignments in…

001Q Seasonal Landscape - Nursery

West Chicago, IL

Job Purpose Work involves operating equipment and performing manual labor supporting landscape maintenance (trees, shrubs, turf, and general appearance of…

001Q - Seasonal Landscape (Mayslake)

Oak Brook, IL

Job Purpose Work involves operating equipment and performing manual labor supporting landscape maintenance (trees, shrubs, turf, and general appearance of…