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Date:  Apr 7, 2021

Brimfield, IL, US, 61517-9561

Job Requisition ID:  2334

Agency:  Department of Natural Resources 
Closing Date/Time:  04/21/2021 
Salary:  $ 11.00 
Job Type:  Hourly Part Time 

Site: Jubilee College State Park
County:  Peoria 
Number of Vacancies:  1 

PI# 1624




You WILL NOT be considered for the position if you attach a CMS100, CMS100b or any other document that is not the IDNR Seasonal Conservation Worker Application.


Please visit  ( http://www.dnr.illinois.gov/outreach/EmploymentOpportunities/Documents/ConservationWorkerEmploymentApp.pdf ) for the IDNR Seasonal Conservation Worker 

Please visit ( http://www.dnr.illinois.gov/outreach/EmploymentOpportunities/Documents/ConservationWorkerStatePoliceForm.pdf ) for the CMS 284A Authorization for Release of Criminal Information and the CMS 284B Self-Disclosure of Criminal History form.  


*NOTE: Incomplete applications and/or failure to include selective service number and legible copy of valid driver's license will disqualify applicant for employment consideration.



Agency Statement

Charged with preserving, protecting, and promoting Illinois’ natural resources, Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) employees oversee water, wildlife, wetlands and oil wells, parks, historic sites – and everything in between. Employment opportunities vary greatly, often providing employees the chance to work indoors and out in a dynamic yet relaxed environment.


The Office of Land Management (OLM) oversees nearly 400 individual parcels of land and institutes a wide variety of programs and activities advocating outdoor recreation through sustainable use, conservation and preservation.  The Historic Sites Division of the Office of Land Management oversees over 57 Historic Sites, Monuments, and Memorials.  OLM facilitates activities from small group interpretive programming at Historical Sites, to hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, and camping.


The Office of Land Management is seeking individuals with a desire to aid the DNR with the maintenance and cleanliness of the state's parks and historic sites.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Short Description

Under  immediate supervision, performs routine manual labor in maintaining the safety and visual aspects of the site.

Job Responsibilities

Cuts grass, weeds, and brush; cleans culverts; loads and unloads trucks and
cars; applies patches to concrete and asphalt to road surfaces

Assists in servicing equipment; cleans, repairs and erects signs.

Digs post holes; repairs fences.

Rakes lawns, shovels snow, unloads coal.

Cuts and hauls firewood; paints and repairs equipment; directs traffic as required.

May issue camping permits and assign camping spaces.

Makes periodic rounds of the park watching for fires, prowlers, ect.

Performs other duties as required or assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Responsibilities

  • Requires elementary knowledge of the materials, tools, equipment and practices essential to ground and building maintenance.
  • Requires ability to understand and follow simple oral and written instructions.
  • Requires ability to maintain satisfactory working relationships with other employees and the general public.
  • Requires ability to operate simple equipment, machinery and tools.
  • May require good physical condition to perform strenuous manual labor tasks.
  • May require ability to become knowledgeable about state and federal fish, game and hunting laws.
  • May require ability to answer questions in a tactful manner, to read, understand and interpret significant aspects of the Natural Resources or Historic Preservation site.

Employment Conditions

Ability to work outside for long periods of time

Ability to pass a background check

Must have a valid and current driver's license 

Must at least be 18 years old or older to apply

State law requires that as a condition of employment: Every male less than 27 years old must be registered with the Federal Selective Service System (20 ILCS 415/8d.1) 

Work Hours:  Variable Hours 
Work Location: 13921 W Route 150 Brimfield, IL 61517-9561 
Agency Contact:  Kristy.Parrish@illinois.gov 
Job Function: Sciences and Natural Resources