Rockford Park District
Helping People Enjoy Life!


The Rockford Park District is a leading organization for seasonal/part-time employment, especially for high school and college students.

Do you like working outdoors?

Check out our park maintenance, golf maintenance, and environmental recreation positions.

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of area youth?

Check out our program assistant positions within our community, therapeutic, and environmental recreation departments.

Are you looking to work nights and weekends?

Check out our food and beverage associate positions.

Are you a sports enthusiast?

Check out our youth sports, golf, and skating/hockey program positions.

Why Work For Us?

The Rockford Park District is composed of a diverse workforce and fosters an open, inclusive and progressive work environment. Careers at the Rockford Park District are a way of life as our job and mission is to "Help people Enjoy Life". We encourage staff to tap into their passion, creativity, and enthusiasm. Our Culture of "One Team One Goal" is truly apparent among staff, customers, partners, and community organizations in helping to make the Rockford Region a better place to live, work and play.

The Rockford Park District has received the National Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Park and Recreation from the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA). This means that the Rockford Park District is known as the best park district in the nation!

The Rockford Park District offers competitive compensation plus a comprehensive benefit package.

Professional development is encouraged with a variety of options to enhance your career success. We value all of the components of the work experience and provide a positive and healthy work environment that includes an award winning wellness program.

Invest in your future now by joining our team of dedicated professionals! Help us be the "best" urban park and recreation system in North America, as judged by those we serve! The Rockford Park District is a world-class employer, with progressive job opportunities for growth during all stages of your career.

The Rockford Park District is an EEO Employer