Did You Know?
600 youth get their first job experience every summer at the Rockford Park District! We enjoy developing and advancing the skills and abilities of our employees! Apply for a career in Parks & Recreation and Help People Enjoy Life!
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.