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IDNR seeking seasonal conservation workers for state parks and historic sites


The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is seeking seasonal conservation workers for state parks and historic sites around the state.

Workers will perform routine maintenance and custodial duties, such as mowing, landscaping, and cutting firewood.

To learn more about the positions, qualifications, deadline for applications, and instructions for applying, visit https://bit.ly/IDNRjobs. Look for positions titled “conservation/historic preservation worker.” Openings for more seasonal positions at additional sites will be added in the coming weeks.

Paul Martel, director of I-D-N-R’s Office of Land Management, says “Seasonal workers gain valuable professional experience and a unique understanding of what it takes to operate these sites.”

IDNR currently has openings at the following locations in the southern part of the state:

Clinton County - Eldon Hazlet State Recreation Area, Carlyle

Coles County - Fox Ridge State Park, Charleston

Douglas County - Walnut Point State Park, Oakland

Fayette County - Ramsey Lake State Recreation Area, Ramsey

Franklin County - Wayne Fitzgerrell State Recreation Area, Whittington

Hardin County - Cave-in-Rock State Park, Cave-in-Rock

Massac County - Mermet Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area, Belknap

Randolph County - Fort de Chartres, Prairie du Rocher; Fort Kaskaskia, Ellis Grove and World Shooting and Recreational Complex, Sparta

Saline County - Sahara Woods State Recreation Area, Carrier Mills

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