Jobs Available at the Parks District and CPS!

Flier from the Chicago Parks District with a smiling lifeguard and title: "Your perfect summer job." Relevant information below!

Interested in working for the City? Both Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Parks District are now hiring! See below for available opportunities.

Work for the Parks District!

If you’re looking for a job where you can use your expertise to improve the quality of life in our city,
look no further than the Chicago Park District! Whatever your passion, schedule, or experience–Chicago Parks District has a job for you.

  • Lifeguards, Ages 16+: Keep swimmers safe at beaches and pools. Late May to early September. Free certification & paid training.
  • Recreation Leaders, Ages 16+: Lead activities and games at day camp. Mid-June to early August.
  • Junior Laborers, Ages 16+: Keep parks clean and beautiful. Position start dates vary.

Apply today at!

CPS is Now Hiring Crossing Guards!

Want to be a part of your school community while helping students in your neighborhood stay safe on their way to and from school? Apply to be a CPS Crossing Guard! If you’re looking for long-term, flexible, part-time work, visit the CPS Job Board, and search for Crossing Guard in the keywords field. Salary is $16/hour.