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Chicago Park District parks are the most popular destinations for fun and recreation in Chicago. Whether it's ice-skating, working out at a fitness center, watching an outdoor movie or learning to swim, you can do it all at the Chicago Park District!

The Job Opportunities page shows the positions currently posted by the Human Resources Department of the Chicago Park District. The positions listed indicate the starting work location. For minimum qualifications and position duties, please see position descriptions. BID denotes an opportunity for Chicago Park District employees who are currently members of the bargaining unit that represents the BID position.

An applicant's qualifications for a position will be based on information provided on the employment profile, so please answer all questions as completely as possible. Names of qualified applicants will be placed on a qualified list for consideration for an interview. Being on a qualified list is not an offer or guarantee of interview or employment with the Chicago Park District. A qualified list is merely a statement of eligibility.

Equal Opportunity

The Chicago Park District is an Equal Opportunity employer.

Application Deadlines

All applications must be submitted by the Closed Date as stated on the job description for which an applicant is applying.

Residency Requirement

Residence in the City of Chicago is required of all employees. Proof of residence will be required at the time of employment.

Applicants Unable to Utilize Online Application System Due to a Disability

Any person who is unable to utilize the Chicago Park District's online application system due to a disability should contact the Chicago Park District Human Resources Dept., 541 North Fairbanks Court, Chicago, Illinois 60611, at (312) 742-5220 or (312) 747-2001 (TTY) at least 72 hours before the closing date of the desired position.


Any additional information not covered in this job opportunities notice or the position description can be obtained by calling the Human Resources department at (312) 742-5220.



Chicago Park District Mission

Our mission at the Chicago Park District is to:

  • Enhance the quality of life throughout Chicago by being a leading provider of recreation and leisure opportunities;
  • Provide safe, inviting and beautifully maintained parks and facilities;
  • Create a customer focused and responsive park system that prioritizes the needs of children and families