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Employment Opportunities

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Employment

The Forest Preserves of Winnebago County is dedicated to protecting, conserving, enhancing and promoting Winnebago County's natural heritage for the environmental, educational, and recreational benefit of present and future generations.

Full-Time Employment

Part-Time Administrative Assistant II 
Is the view from your office a boring, concrete jungle? Imagine your office is surrounded by a forest preserve's beautiful natural setting, and the traffic only consists of deer, turtles, and other wildlife! The Forest Preserves of Winnebago County is looking for an exceptional Part-time Administrative Assistant with outstanding customer service skills who is detail-oriented and can multitask, which will help the agency meet our goals for the future. This position will be at Headquarters Forest Preserve in Rockford, Illinois. View complete job description here. Apply for the position here.

Seasonal Employment

Preserve Maintenance – South Area.
Perfect for those who enjoy working outdoors or are interested in entering a career in the parks and recreation field, you’ll perform routine grounds keeping tasks amid beautiful surroundings!  Mowing, trimming, litter pickup, and facility cleaning are just some of the varied tasks. You must be at least 17 years old and have a valid driver’s license.  Weekend work is required. View complete job description here. Apply for the position here.

Golf Course Maintenance – Atwood Homestead, Ledges, Macktown Golf Courses. 
Perfect for those who enjoy working outdoors or are interested in entering a career in turf management, you’ll perform routine grounds keeping tasks amid beautiful golf course surroundings!  Mowing, trimming, litter pickup, and facility cleaning are just some of the varied tasks. Work hours may vary, and may include weekdays, evenings, weekends, and holidays.  Must be at least 17 years old with a valid driver’s license. View complete job description here. Apply for the position here.

Food & Beverage Associate – Atwood Homestead, Ledges, Macktown Golf Courses.
Tips are included in this customer-service oriented position, where you’ll utilize proper food handling and preparation techniques for our clubhouse guests.  We provide you with Food Handlers and Basset Certification!  Hours vary.  You must be at least 21 years old. View the complete job description here. Apply for the position here.
 

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