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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:
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…

560 - Preserve Maintenance (Part Time)

Warrenville, IL

Job Purpose Work involves operating equipment and performing manual labor in the maintenance of turf, trees, roads, parking lots, streams, and trails at Saint…

003R - Seasonal GIS Pre Professional

Wheaton, IL

Job Purpose This position is designed specifically for a GIS student. The student will work under the direction of the GIS Coordinator. Work involves…

412 - Wildlife Veterinary Technician

Glen Ellyn, IL

Job Purpose This position assists the Staff Veterinarian in the care of sick, orphaned, and injured wildlife, and serves and educates DuPage County residents…

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…

001D - Seasonal Clerical (Human Resources)

Wheaton, 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…

611 - Grounds Maintenance Worker (Landscape Crew)

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…

004C - Intern Ranger (West)

West Chicago, IL

Job Purpose This position assists Ranger staff in the support of recreational programs and the upkeep of District preserves, facilities and amenities, while…

818 - Equestrian Assistant (Riding Lesson Instructor)

Wheaton, IL

Job Purpose This position performs horse care, assists with the operation of the stable, and provides equestrian programs to the public. The Instructor role…

818 - Equestrian Assistant

Wheaton, IL

Job Purpose This position performs horse care, assists with the operation of the stable, and provides equestrian programs to the public. The Program role…

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…

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…

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…

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…

004C - Intern Ranger (East)

Lombard, IL

Job Purpose This position assists Ranger staff in the support of recreational programs and the upkeep of District preserves, facilities and amenities, while…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

003M - Seasonal Naturalist Pre-Professional (Willowbrook)

Glen Ellyn, 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 (SJF)

Warrenville, 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 Responsibilities…

001G - Seasonal Education (FBW)

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 resource…

001EA - Seas Event Attendant (SJF)

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…

001Q - Seas Landscape (SJF)

Warrenville, IL

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

003M - Seasonal Naturalist Pre-Professional (FBW)

Oak Brook, IL

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