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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.

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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.