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Chief of Administration

Lake County, Illinois



Lake County Sheriff's Office

25 S. Martin Luther King Jr Avenue

Waukegan, IL 60085

Phone: 847-377-2700







Salary: $128,093 - $144,485


Application Deadline: 2/17/17




An individual who serves as the division chief, which is responsible for the overall operation of the Records, Court Security and Strategic Services and other operational functions. An employee in this class provides leadership in meeting the goals and objectives of the Sheriff’s Office.


Becoming the Chief would allow you to be involved with all divisions of the Sheriff’s Office.  Your day will consist of overseeing the hiring, supervision, training and performance measurements of personnel and will develop, plan and make decisions based on circumstances.  You will have endless opportunities to impact and make a difference within Lake County by working with the Sheriff’s Office Command Staff to establish and implement the office’s mission, goals, objectives, and long-range plans and by making recommendations for the proper resources (staff and equipment) needed by the divisions to achieve the mission of the Sheriff’s Office.  Responsible for managing the budget, other fiscal operations, daily administration, recordkeeping, and adherence to policies established by the Sheriff’s Office.  Be able to build working relationships with employees, 30 countywide departments and the public, is sure to keep you interested and continuously learning.



In order to be successful in this role you should:

  • Have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in criminal justice or a related field.  Master’s degree preferred.

  • Also requires completion of an accredited training school for law enforcement management (FBI Academy and/or Staff and Command.)

  • Requires over ten years of related experience including four years of experience in a progressively responsible law enforcement management position.


Requires considerable knowledge of:

  • Law enforcement accreditation and principles and practices of law enforcement and police science, as practiced in the State of Illinois;

  • Criminal justice system;

  • Illinois Criminal Code and Illinois Motor Vehicle Code;

  • County ordinances;

  • Internal policies, procedures, rules and regulations;

  • How and when to apply tact and diplomacy when interacting with superiors, peers, subordinates and members of the public.


Qualify and operate a firearm.


Any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be considered.


State of Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board Certification required.


Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program.



To Apply:





To get additional information on why you should

work for Lake County visit:


Prospective Employee



To learn more about the department you will be working for, visit:


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To learn more about other services Lake County provides and to see some of our employees in action visit our website at:




Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam.




Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer











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