Thank you for your interest in joining our fun, creative and innovative environment! Below is the hiring process at the Peoria Park District to help answer any frequently asked questions you may have!
We post jobs on our online portal at https://peoriaparks.aaimtrack.com/jobs/. Browse through an alphabetized list of all current employment opportunities, including full time, part time, seasonal, and internships. Click on the job title entry for further information and access to a pdf of the full job posting.
You may need the following documents and items/pieces of information to successfully complete your job application:
- Driver’s License or State ID (if applicable)
- Current/active Email Address
- Cover Letter
- Professional References
We only accept applications submitted through our online job portal. When you find the position, you wish to apply for, complete the “Apply Now” section on the right-hand side of the web page, next to the job posting. Follow the prompts, that will guide you through the online application, as you fill in your information. Once you have successfully completed and submitted your application, you will receive a system generated confirmation email, which means that we have successfully received your application.
All applications are processed by the Human Resources Department and distributed to the appropriate hiring managers throughout the Park District for review. If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted directly by the hiring manager (part time and seasonal positions) or Human Resources (full time positions) to discuss interview scheduling. Due to high volume, only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.
Applicants selected for interviews will be contacted directly for scheduling. Please be sure to respond to interview inquiry voicemails and/or emails in a timely manner, or you may be removed from the scheduling process for that session. Some positions may require a series of interviews, site visits, and/or interactive hands-on exercises, as appropriate.
Peoria Park District staff will check references that have been listed on your application. In order to work for the Peoria Park District, you must successfully pass a criminal background check, run by Human Resources. Final candidates for full time positions and select specialized part time positions must successfully complete a pre-employment physical and drug screening, scheduled by Human Resources. Additionally, please note, certain positions may also require successful completion of a pre-employment lift test. Final candidates for full time Police positions, will require additional screening steps.
Candidates who have interviewed, but were not selected for hire, will be notified via phone or the digital online notification system.