Jobs and Hiring

The Human Resources Department of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County is responsible for the recruitment, selection, classification, training and termination of Forest Preserve District personnel. The District has created this page as a resource for information and links to important District policies for current and prospective employees.


For more information about our human resources department, click here.


To see a copy of the FPDCC Employment Plan, click here.


If you have applied or are applying for a position through our online system, please take a moment to review your profile to ensure that your email address is spelled correctly and that it is a working email address. You should add HR’s email address ( to your contacts or safe senders list to avoid our emails going into your spam folder. Please also be sure to check your email frequently as you will be notified by HR via email if you are selected for an interview.


If you receive a “Conversion” error below, it is likely that you are using a version of Internet Explorer which does not support the online application program. Try launching a different internet browser. PC users can try: Mozilla Firefox (, Opera (, Chrome (; Mac users can try using Safari. You can also click here for additional instructions to fix errors with Internet Explorer. You should avoid using mobile devices to access the online application program.


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