X Close Menu

I Want To:

Seasonal Opportunities

These positions offer a variety of hours per week, but only seasonally or for an otherwise specified length of time. If you need year-round, part-time work, please see our Part Time Opportunities.

The Peoria Park District hires without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, military status, unfavorable discharge from military service, or disability. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED, applications and resumes for all positions will continue to be reviewed until position is filled. To ensure full consideration applications and resumes should be forwarded in a timely manner.

If you are interested in any position, please complete the long form employment application if you have not been employed with the Peoria Park District within the past 12 months.  If you are currently employed with the Peoria Park District, or have been employed by the Peoria Park District within the past 12 months, please complete the short form application.  Long form and short form applications are available on our Join Our Team webpage.  Your application form (along with a resume if one is available) can be:
1. Mailed to the address at the bottom of the application
2. Faxed to (309) 686-3352
3. Dropped off in person at the Noble Center, 1125 W. Lake Avenue in Lakeview Park (Mon-Fri, 8 am-4:30 pm)

Applications will be reviewed until position is filled.  While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.


Summer Day Camp Positions Are Available At The Following Locations/Facilities:

Adventure Camp at Glen Oak Park :     Adventure Camp Assistant Counselor     Adventure Camp Site Supervisor

Ancient Oaks Day Camp at Sommer Park:     AODC Camp Counselor

Camp Free To Be – Heart of IL Special Recreation Association:     Art Instructor     Camp Aide / Inclusion Aide     Camp Group Leader     Gym Instructor     Music & Drama Instructor

Camp On Stage:     Camp On Stage Counselor

Early Learners Camp:     Early Learners Camp Counselor

Fine Arts Camp:     Fine Arts Camp Counselor

Franciscan Recreation Center:     FRC Camp Counselor     FRC Camp Supervisor

Lakeview Recreation Center:     LVRC Camp Counselor     LVRC Camp Supervisor

Proctor Recreation Center:     Proctor Camp Counselor     Proctor Camp – Athletic & Teaching Positions   

RiverPlex:     RiverPlex Camp Counselor     RiverPlex Camp Supervisor



Aquatics Department:     Lifeguard



Athletics Department:     Adult Softball Umpire     Tennis Instructor     Youth Baseball Positions     Youth Basketball Official     



Bicycle Safety Town:     Instructor



Golf Division:     Beverage Car Driver     Golf Maintenance Staff     Marshal (Volunteer Position)    Golf Range Attendant     Pro Shop Clerk     Snack Shop Clerk     Starter (Volunteer Position)



Parks Division:     Seasonal Park Maintenance Staff    



Peoria Zoo:     Animal Encounter Ambassador      Guest Services Lodge Cashier & Concessionaire



RiverFront Events Division:     Bartender     RiverFront Event Staff



Sommer Park:     Rental Host