Seeking to fill more than 100 part-time and seasonal positions, the Fox Valley Park District will host a community job fair from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 26, at the Prisco Community Center, 150 W. Illinois Ave., Aurora.
As one of the area’s largest employers, the park district offers opportunities for teens and adults alike, with flexible work schedules and a wide range of jobs.
Interested candidates are encouraged to visit the fair for information about job positions and requirements. Park District staff will be on hand to answer questions and perform introductory interviews.
“The Park District is reaching out so the community is aware of how many job opportunities we’ll have available this summer,” said Human Resources Manager Lynn Fenton. “This job fair will give potential applicants a complete picture of job descriptions; from there, they can easily apply to the area that suits their skills and interests.
“We are traditionally the first job for many local teens and also offer flexibility for adults who work on a part-time basis. Working at the Park District is fun and rewarding. Benefits also include reduced or free admission to some district programs and facilities.”
- Recreation & Community Center – Camps, child care, birthday parties, dance, theater, gymnastics, athletics, tennis, playground site supervisors and more.
- Parks Department – Gardener, trail ranger, grounds worker, athletic fields and general maintenance at water parks.
- Blackberry Farm – Animal caretakers, ride operators, interpreters, guest services, camp counselors, ground maintenance and custodians.
- Red Oak Nature Center – Naturalists, guest services and camp staff.
- Aquatics – Life guards, guest services and maintenance.
SOURCE: Fox Valley Park District news release
As one of the area’s biggest employers, the FVPD is always in search of new team members to deliver the best experiences and services to our guests. Benefits can include reduced or free admission to some district programs and facilities. Apply for and get information on a number of open, mostly seasonal, positions.
Those who are unable to attend the job fair can view all the current openings on the Park District’s employment web page and apply for those jobs online.
Opportunities are available in parks and grounds, recreation, community centers, camps, aquatics and much more.
SOURCE: Fox Valley Park District website
About the Fox Valley Park District
The Fox Valley Park District is a dynamic and growing park district that serves a diverse population of more than 233,000 people. Recognized as an Illinois Distinguished Agency, Fox Valley holds the nation’s highest honor as a National Gold Medal Award winner for excellence in park and recreation management. Serving the communities of Aurora, Montgomery and North Aurora, the district maintains 165 parks and 48 miles of inter-connected regional trails amid 2,500 acres of parkland. For more information, visit FoxValleyParkDistrict.org or the Fox Valley Park District Facebook page.