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Enjoy the Great Outdoors with these Job Opportunities

Spend time outside in one of these positions! You can help maintain the beauty of our natural areas, prepare fields for sporting events, repair facilities, and more.  If you would like more information, please contact Human Resources at 217-819-3840 or personnel@champaignparks.org

To view all of the open positions at the Champaign Park District, click on the button below:


1. Seasonal Horticulture Worker

Two workers planting flowers in a flower bed.

 

 

 

 

 

Accepting applications from ages 18 and up.

The Seasonal Horticulture Worker I assists with the installation and maintenance of Park District flower beds and landscaped areas. The typical work week is 7:30 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday with the typical season beginning in May and lasting into August. Workweek hours may vary according to weather or seasonal demand. Some overtime hours on the weekend during the peak season may be required.


2. Part-time Horticulture Worker

A tree with green leaves in the springtime.

Accepting applications from ages 18 and up.

The Part-time Horticulture Worker I assists with the installation and maintenance of Park District flower beds and landscaped areas. The typical workweek is 7:30 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday with the typical season beginning in March and lasting through November. Workweek hours may vary according to weather or seasonal demand. Some overtime hours on the weekend during the peak season may be required.


3. Part-time Grounds Worker

Two workers planting flowers in a flower bed.

 

 

 

 

 

Accepting applications from ages 18 and up.

The Part-time Operations Grounds Worker helps where needed on a variety of projects including mowing, trimming, trash removal, basic maintenance, amenity installation/repair and cleaning of outdoor facilities in various areas owned by the Champaign Park District.

This position usually requires a minimum of 40 hours/week during the summer months and may be classified as seasonal or part-time.


4. Seasonal Grounds Worker

A shady, tree lined path.

Accepting applications from ages 18 and up.

The Seasonal Operations Grounds Worker helps where needed on a variety of projects including mowing, trimming, trash removal, basic maintenance, amenity installation/repair and cleaning of outdoor facilities in various areas owned by the Champaign Park District.

This position usually requires a minimum of 40 hours/week during the summer months and may be classified as seasonal or part-time.


5. Seasonal Sports Field Worker

A crew of workers maintaing a baseball field

Accepting applications from ages 18 and up.

The Sports Field Worker I is responsible for the general repair and maintenance of the Districts athletic fields. 


6. Natural Areas Support Worker-Seasonal

The Natural Areas Support Worker assists with the establishment and ongoing maintenance of Park District natural areas. Typical work week is 7:30am to 4:00pm Monday through Friday with typical season beginning in April and lasting through September to potentially continue into the winter months. However, work week hours may vary according to weather or seasonal demand. Some overtime hours on the weekend during peak season are required.


Summer Hiring Center

Interested in a different hiring area? Head to our Summer Hiring Center page for more information!

 

 

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