Thank you for your interest in working for the Forest Preserves of Cook County.
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Current Job Openings
If you have applied or are applying for a position through our online system, please review your profile to ensure that your email address is spelled correctly and that it is a working email address. You should add the Human Resources department’s email address (email@example.com) to your contacts or safe senders list to avoid our emails going into your spam folder.
After applying, check your email frequently as you will be notified by HR via email if you are selected for an interview. You should avoid using mobile devices to access the online application program.
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Policies & Resources
- Employment Plan (PDF)
- Supplemental Policies Manual (PDF)
- 2021 2nd Quarter Employment Report (PDF)
- Sixth Amended List of Shakman-Exempt Positions (PDF)
- Shakman-Exempt Job Descriptions (PDF)
- Human Resources Department Page
Conservation Corps Jobs
Conservation Corps programs provide paid, hands-on experiences to participants from across Cook County’s diverse communities—including those with barriers to employment.
Contact Human Resources
For all questions about job openings, careers with the Forest Preserves or the status of your application, contact the Human Resources department at firstname.lastname@example.org. Learn more on the Human Resource department page.