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Forest Preserve District of DuPage County RP089

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:
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…

003J - Seasonal Interpreter Pre-Professional (Mayslake)

Oak Brook, IL

Job Purpose This position builds a personal connection between the site and the visitors, including bringing site specific knowledge and incorporating general…

611 - Grounds Maintenance Worker

West Chicago, IL

JOB PURPOSE Work involves operating equipment and performing manual labor in the maintenance of turf, trees, roads, parking lots, streams, trails, and storm…

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…

151 - Purchasing Specialist

Wheaton, IL

JOB PURPOSE Establish policies and procedures relative to Purchase of Goods and Services. Administer all large contract processes. Provide oversight 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…

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…

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…

001V - Trades Seasonal

West Chicago, IL

Job Purpose Perform maintenance duties and provide assistance to the tradesmen in the Facilities Management organization. Essential Duties and…

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…

003D - ECO Entomology Pre-Professional

Wheaton, IL

Job Purpose This position assists in the quality control of the Mosquito Management Program within the Ecology department. Essential Duties and…

003L - Seas Natural Resources Pre-Professional (USRC)

Warrenville, IL

Job Purpose Assists with the maintenance of the District’s natural areas in concern with the restoration of forests, prairies, wetlands, and plant…

003P - Seasonal Veterinary Pre-Professional (Willowbrook)

Glen Ellyn, IL

Job Purpose This position is designed specifically for a veterinary student or veterinary technician student. The student will work under the direction of…

003L - Seasonal Natural Resources Pre-Professional (Nursery)

West Chicago, IL

Job Purpose This position assists with the maintenance of the District’s natural areas in concern with the restoration of forests, prairies, wetlands,and…

413 - Staff Veterinarian

Glen Ellyn, IL

Job Purpose This position serves as the supervisor of the Animal Care department and the primary doctor for all incoming wild patients and exhibit animals.…

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…

001H - Seasonal Equestrian Camp Counselor (Danada)

Wheaton, IL

Job Purpose This position assists staff with execution of programs and providing positive, healthy and safe environment for the public and care of the animals.…

001I - Seasonal Equestrian Care & Facilities Maintenance (Danada)

Wheaton, IL

Job Purpose This position assists with horse care, riding lessons, stable/land maintenance for the District ensuring a positive and safe environment for the…

001S - Seasonal Maintenance Natural Resources

West Chicago, IL

Job Purpose This position assists with the maintenance of the District’s natural areas in concert with the restoration of forests, prairies, wetlands,…

001T - Seasonal Ranger (West)

West Chicago, IL

Job Purpose This position assists Ranger staff in the upkeep of District preserves, facilities and amenities, while providing clean/safe preserves for the…

003CA - Seasonal Campground Attendant Pre-Professional (West)

West Chicago, IL

Job Purpose This pre-professional position supports the District's campground operation ensuring a positive and safe experience to the public. Essential Duties…

001CC - Seasonal Ranger Camp Counselor (East)

Lombard, IL

Job Purpose This position assists Ranger staff in the upkeep of District preserves, facilities and amenities, while providing clean/safe environment for the…

001T - Seasonal Ranger (East)

Lombard, IL

Job Purpose This position assists Ranger staff in the upkeep of District preserves, facilities and amenities, while providing clean/safe preserves for the…

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…

001G - Seasonal Education (Fullersburg)

Oak Brook, IL

Job Purpose This position promotes the District’s public education by assisting with the coordination and execution of presenting wildlife and natural…

001N - Seasonal Keeper (Willowbrook) 22

Glen Ellyn, IL

Job Purpose This position assists with the care to sick, orphaned, and injured wildlife as a service to residents of DuPage County and benefits local wildlife…

001N - Seasonal Keeper (Willowbrook) 12 -15

Glen Ellyn, IL

Job Purpose This position assists with the care to sick, orphaned, and injured wildlife as a service to residents of DuPage County and benefits local wildlife…

001CC - Seasonal Ranger Camp Counselor (West)

West Chicago, IL

Job Purpose This position assists Ranger staff in the upkeep of District preserves, facilities and amenities, while providing clean/safe environment for the…

001Q - Seas Landscape (Saint James Farm)

Warrenville, IL

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

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…

004CI - Intern Ranger Camp (West)

West Chicago, IL

Job Purpose This position assists Ranger staff in the upkeep of District preserves, facilities and amenities, while providing clean/safe environment for the…

001D - Seasonal Clerical (Visitor Services)

Wheaton, IL

Job Purpose This position provides clerical support to the department. Specific job duties vary based on department needs and will include interacting with…

001G - Seasonal Education (Willowbrook)

Glen Ellyn, IL

Job Purpose This position promotes the District’s public education by assisting with the coordination and execution of presenting wildlife and natural…

003J - Interpreter Pre-Professional (KCF)

West Chicago, IL

Job Purpose This position builds a personal connection between the site and the visitors, including bringing site specific knowledge and incorporating general…

003J - Interpreter Pre-Professional (Kline Creek Farm) May-Oct

West Chicago, IL

Job Purpose This position builds a personal connection between the site and the visitors, including bringing site specific knowledge and incorporating general…

003PR - Seasonal Program Ranger Pre-Professional (West)

West Chicago, IL

Job Purpose This position leads or assists Ranger staff with various recreational programs including, but not limited to archery, fishing, paddling,…

003O - Ranger Pre-Professional (West)

West Chicago, IL

Job Purpose This position assists Ranger staff in the upkeep of District preserves, facilities and amenities, while providing clean/safe preserves for the…

003O - Seasonal Ranger Pre- Professional (East)

Lombard, IL

Job Purpose This position assists Ranger staff in the upkeep of District preserves, facilities and amenities, while providing clean/safe preserves for the…

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…

003J - Interpreter PP (Kline Creek Farm)

West Chicago, IL

Job Purpose This position builds a personal connection between the site and the visitors, including bringing site specific knowledge and incorporating general…

001G Seasonal Education - (Willowbrook)

Glen Ellyn, IL

Job Purpose This position promotes the District’s public education by assisting with the coordination and execution of presenting wildlife and natural…

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…

001D - Seasonal Clerical (Saint James Farm)

Warrenville, IL

Job Purpose This position provides clerical support to the department. Specific job duties vary based on department needs and may include interacting with the…