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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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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…

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

Warrenville, IL

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

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

003E - Aquatic Invasive Species Pre-Professional

West Chicago, IL

Job Purpose This position assists in the field crews and volunteers on the Aquatic Invasive Species Program within the Ecology department. Essential Duties and…

001S - Natural Resources Seasonal

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…

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…

003O - Ranger PP (East)

Lombard, IL

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

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…

001CC - Seasonal Ranger Camp Counselor (East)

Lombard, IL

Job Purpose Assist Ranger staff and PP Camp Counselor with Ranger Adventure Camp, the upkeep of District preserves, facilities and amenities, while providing…

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…

003CC - Pre-Professional Ranger Camp Counselor (East)

Lombard, IL

Job Purpose This position will lead the Ranger Adventure Camp program, assist Ranger staff in the upkeep of District preserves, facilities and amenities, while…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

003P - Seasonal Veterinary Pre-Professional (Willowbrook)

Glen Ellyn, IL

Job Purpose This position is designed specifically for one veterinary student and one veterinary technician student. The student will work under the direction…

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…

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…

001H - Seasonal Equestrian Camp Counselor (DANA)

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…

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…

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…

003O - Ranger PP - (East)

Lombard, IL

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

001D - Seasonal Clerical - (KCF)

West Chicago, 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…