Fisheries biologist Steve Silic shows a visitor a fish at Wampum Lake.
Fisheries biologist Steve Silic shows a visitor a fish at Wampum Lake.

Thank you for your interest in employment with 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 ( 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

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 Learn more on the Human Resources department page.