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Please note: We will be performing upgrades to our online applicant job posting portal starting Tuesday, February 27th. The online application site will be closed and will reopen on Thursday, March 1st. Thank you for your patience while we make these improvements!

Employment Opportunities:


Springfield Park District employs hundreds of people in various areas of its operations that include full-time, part-time, summer and seasonal positions. Plan to check our online job tracking site to see any open positions and to apply online.  Click the link below:




*All candidates will be subject to a criminal background investigation and drug screening as a condition of employment.
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The Park District is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any person in the making of any employment decision on the basis of race, religion, color, age, national origin, handicap, marital status, arrests not leading to convictions, gender status or orientation, veteran status, a military discharge other than dishonorable, membership or non-membership in any labor organization or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal or state statutes, except where a bonafide occupational qualification applies.

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Internship Opportunities:

The Springfield Park District offers comprehensive internship opportunities in the following areas:

Recreation - lsaputo@springfieldparks.org

Special Needs Programming - annette@springfieldparks.org

Horticultural - csmith@springfieldparks.org

Animal Care - jmitchell@springfieldparks.org

Animal Enrichment - emcevoy@springfieldparks.org

Volunteer Opportunities:

If you would like to be part of the Springfield Park District's mission to provide outstanding parks and recreational services please consider volunteering your time. Numerous volunteer programs provide educational opportunities for cub scouts, church groups, and fulfillment of school curriculums, and much more.

  • General Volunteerism - Contact the Park District's volunteer coordinator, Chuck Smith at csmith@springfieldparks.org for a list of projects and services that we are looking for assistance to complete.
  • Henson Robinson Zoo - For information on volunteering as a docent at the Henson Robinson Zoo please visit the Zoo's Facility page for more information.
  • Southwind Park - For information on volunteering as a docent at Southwind Park please email us at tnaumovich@springfieldparks.org
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