The Kankakee Valley Park District has 18 full-time employees and approximately 200 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.

Click here to download an application.

Jobs at KVPD Park District or RecCenter

There are no job postings at this time.


Jobs at Ice Valley Centre Ice Arena

Current Positon open: Front Desk, Skate Patrol, Maintenance, Concessions. Please inquire, fill out an application and see Angie T.


Jobs at KVPD for Bird Park Administrative Office

There are no job postings at this time.


Jobs at KVPD for maintenance

Seasonal positons now open! Full time and part time available.


We offer

  • A Friendly Work Environment
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • Competitive Wages

With opportunities to

  • Earn extra money
  • Make new friends
  • Learn new and different skills
  • Interact with a diverse group of people
  • Develop talents and be promoted

Benefits - Part-time and Seasonal Employees

  • Flexible Work Schedule, we have morning, day and evening shifts, weekdays and weekend hours.
  • Opportunities to develop skills and gain experience for promotions within the Park District or outside other career choice.


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 Dayna J. Heitz.


If you are interested in volunteering to help and want to be considered for for a volunteer position please complete our waiver, and submit the waiver to Ron Jackson.

Three easy ways to apply:

  1. 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.
  2. Mail – Mail your completed application to:
    Dayna J. Heitz
    Kankakee Valley Park District
    893 W Station St
    Kankakee, IL 60901
  3. Fax – Fax your completed application to Dayna J. Heitz, (815) 933-7338. Email to dheitz@kvpd.com

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