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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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611 - Grounds Maintenance Worker (Roads 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…

001I - Seasonal Equestrian Care and Facilities Maintenance (DANA)

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…

613 - Forestry Worker

West Chicago, IL

Job Purpose This position manages district trees and shrubs in order to provide safe and aesthetically pleasing areas for recreation and to promote natural…

811 - Recreational Facility Attendant

West Chicago, IL

Job Purpose This position is to provide clean and safe preserves for visitors, assist Ranger staff with day-to-day operations to ensure effective facility…

818 - Equestrian Program Assistant (Intermittent)

Wheaton, IL

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

001BI - Seasonal Boundary Inspector

Wheaton, IL

Job Purpose This position assists Law Enforcement staff in the support of the encroachment program and the inspection of the forest preserve boundaries.…

003O - Seasonal Pre-Professional Ranger (CSO)

Lombard, IL

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

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…

001S - Seasonal Natural Resources (Project Team)

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, and…

001V - Seasonal Trades

West Chicago, IL

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

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…

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…

001W - Seasonal Trails and 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…

001D - Seasonal Clerical (Fullersburg)

Oak Brook, 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…

003CA - Seasonal Pre-Professional Campgroung Attendant (BSO)

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…

001T - Seasonal Ranger (BSO)

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 Camp Counselor (BSO)

West Chicago, IL

Job Purpose This position is to ensure the safety and supervision of the Ranger Adventure Camp participants during camp hours. Essential Duties and…

001H - Seasonal Equestrian Camp Counselor

Wheaton, IL

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

003J - Seasonal Pre-Professional Interpreter/22 weeks (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 - Seasonal Pre-Professional Interpreter/12 weeks (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…

001R - Seasonal Fleet

West Chicago, 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 (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…

003K - Seasonal Pre-Professional Maintenance (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…

001Q - Seasonal Landscape (SJF)

Warrenville, IL

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

001EA - Seasonal 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 for the…

001EA - Seasonal 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 for the…

001EA - Seasonal 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 for the…

003E - Seasonal Pre-Professional Aquatic Invasive Species

West Chicago, IL

Job Purpose This position assists field crews for the Aquatic Invasive Species Program within the Ecology Division - Natural Resources Essential Duties and…

003P- Seasonal Pre-Professional Veterinary

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…

001N - Seasonal Wildlife Keeper/22 weeks

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 Wildlife Keeper/12 - 15 weeks

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…

001D - Seasonal Clerical (Willowbrook)

Glen Ellyn, 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…

001T - Seasonal Ranger (CSO)

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…

004C - Seasonal Intern Ranger (CSO)

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…

003S - Seasonal Pre-Professional Landscape Architect/Civil Engineer

Wheaton, IL

Job Purpose This position assists with field work and administration work associated with researching, planning, designing, and implementing Capital…

003O - Seasonal Pre-Professional Ranger (BSO)

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 Pre-Professional Program Ranger (BSO)

West Chicago, IL

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

004CI - Seasonal Internship Camp Counselor (BSO)

West Chicago, IL

Job Purpose This position is to ensure the safety and supervision of the Ranger Adventure Camp participants during camp hours. Essential Duties and…

004C - Seasonal Intern Ranger (BSO)

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…

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

West Chicago, IL

Job Purpose This position assists in monitoring aquatic ecosystems and propagating aquatic species. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Aquatic Assistant…

003D - Seasonal Pre-Professional Eco Entomology

Wheaton, IL

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

003G - Seasonal Pre-Professional Equestrian Camp Facilitator

Wheaton, IL

Job Purpose Plan, direct, and supervise weekly Horse and Riding Sense Camp Programs, providing a positive, healthy and safe environment for the public and care…

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…

003K - Seasonal Pre-Professional Maintenance (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…

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…

001S - Seasonal 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, and…