Employment Application Form

Now accepting applications for the following positions:

Part-time Building Supervisors at the Jarrett Prairie Center

This part-time position includes some evenings and every other weekend averaging about 20 hours per month. Pay range is $11-$15/hour depending on qualifications plus a free, all-inclusive personal golf pass to PrairieView Golf Club that’s worth $1,300!

Duties include:  Setting up/taking down tables and chairs.  Overseeing the museum/gift shop area at the Jarrett Prairie Center.  Greeting visitors.

Applicants must be at least 21 years old.  For questions, call Raul at 815-234-8535 ext. 200 or email raul@byronforestpreserve.com.


Part-Time Education Staff Positions

The Byron Forest Preserve is seeking to hire part-time staff to assist with school field trips, home school programs, public programs, and preschool. Our ideal candidate will have experience working with children and/or completed relevant college classwork, and be willing to learn about natural history, prairie ecology, and similar topics. Duties may include leading hikes, helping with STEAM and craft activities, museum tours, outdoor games, assisting with preschool, and hosting concerts and lectures. Hours vary depending on season, and may be increased if the employee wishes to plan and offer public programs. This position is year-round; benefits include a personal seasonal golf pass with cart rental, program discounts, food and beverage discounts at our facilities, uniform allowance, paid holidays, and accrues vacation and sick leave. Starting salary: $16/hour. Please apply online at https://www.byronforestpreserve.com/about-us/employment/. Contact Janet Dahlberg for more information: janet@byronforestpreserve.com 815-234-8535 ext.232.


Seasonal Positions at PrairieView Golf Club and PrairieFire Golf & Grill
Complete an application at https://form.jotform.com/230106283343143.

Contact Scott deOliveira at 815-234-4653 for more information.