Join the Park District Team!
See below to view the open positions currently posted by the Human Resources Department of the Chicago Park District.
Incentives for Seasonal Lifeguards:
> New: $600 Bonus
> Year-round employment for eligible lifeguards
> Temporarily waiving the city residency requirement
> Learn more & Apply Now: Lifeguard Application Process
$500 bonus offered to existing Park District employees who refer qualified candidates to work as lifeguards this summer.
Help spread the word about our summer hiring by sharing these flyers:
> Chicago Park District Lifeguards Flyer
> Chicago Park District Seasonal Jobs Flyer
Important information to know before applying:
- 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.
- COVID-19 Vaccination Policy
Effective December 15, 2021, the Chicago Park District requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or undergo COVID-19 testing on a twice-weekly basis with tests separated by 3-4 days. Fully vaccinated means 14 days after receiving the final dose of a two-shot vaccine (Moderna or Pfizer) or a dose of a one-shot vaccine (Johnson & Johnson). The testing option will expire on March 1, 2022. Thereafter, employees must be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment beginning March 1, 2022, unless they have received an approved accommodation.
- Applicants Unable to Utilize the 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 here or within the position descriptions can be obtained by calling the Human Resources department at (312) 742-5220.
In compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Chicago Park District does not discriminate on the basis of disability in employment or admission/access to programs and activities.