Employment Opportunities

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The Kankakee Valley Park District has 10 full-time employees and approximately 70 seasonal employees at various times throughout the year to operate its programs and facilities.

We are always looking for talented and energetic individuals to be a part of our team! From youths seeking their first job to specifically skilled adult program leaders, there are many positions to choose from.

If you or someone you know would like to be considered for a position complete our application, indicate the position(s) you are interested in and submit your application to us in one of four ways:

  • In person – stop by the Administrative Office, Bird Park, 893 W Station St. Kankakee, and drop off your completed application.
    Front Desk Hours are: M-F 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Mail – Mail your completed application to:
    Dayna J. Heitz
    Kankakee Valley Park District
    893 W Station St
    Kankakee, IL 60901
  • Email - Email you completed application to DHeitz@kvpd.com
  • Fax – Fax your completed application to Dayna J. Heitz, (815) 933-7338.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: The Kankakee Valley Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse work force.

Current Open Positions

Park District Staff / Rec Center

  • None currently listed.

Ice Valley Centre Ice Arena

  • None currently listed.

Bird Park Administrative Office

Executive Director

  • The Board of Commissioners for the Kankakee Valley Park District invites qualified candidates to apply for the position of Executive Director. All application inquires as well as application materials should be referred to: Executive Decisions Consulting, Ray Ochromowicz at rayo@recreatepro.com or call 630-418-0991. The application deadline is May 31, 2024. To view more information, click here.

Maintenance Department

  • Seasonal Maintenance.

Splash Valley Aquatic Center

  • Swim Lesson Instructors
  • Life Guards
  • Admissions Staff
  • Concessions Staff

Other Departments

  • None currently listed.

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