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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:
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…

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…

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…

827 - Police Standards/Records Coordinator

Wheaton, IL

JOB PURPOSE This position creates and maintains department policies, records, and forms to ensure the department meets all required police department…

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…

918 - Sign Coordinator

West Chicago, IL

Job Purpose This position plans, designs, and coordinates the fabrication and installation of District signs, while providing working guidance to the sign…

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…

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…

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…

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 and 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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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 (Mayslake)

Oak Brook, IL

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