Lake County Government
18 North County Street
Waukegan, IL 60085
Starting Salary: $25.57/hour
Application Deadline: 10/8/18
Lake County is a financially stable, professionally managed, AAA rated County located in northeastern Illinois. We are currently seeking candidates for the following position(s):
(as determined by Teamsters Local 700)
The Corrections Officer is responsible for securing inmates in the County Jail. This is varied guard work involved in enforcing rules and regulations, preventing escapes, maintaining order and discipline among inmates and escorting inmates to and from their cells. Work also involves transportation and supervision of inmates to and from court, hospital and within the jail facility. Basic records are kept; officers are uniformed. Supervision is received from command staff on an assigned shift. This job title operates on three eight hour fifteen minute shifts. Corrections Officers are members of Teamsters Local 700.
Candidates who successfully complete the written test will be given further information on the testing process. Successful completion of the above qualifications does not guarantee employment.
Lake County government has a competitive salary and benefit package and is committed to being an employer of choice.
Lake Countyís FTO programs and New Hire procedures have been certified by Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs as Educational Programs. As such, employees who are Veterans can apply for GI Bill benefits while going through their respective Academy and FTO programs.
Additional information about a
career in Corrections can be found at:
Only on-line applications will be accepted.
You can complete an on-line application at:
If you do not have access to a computer,
you can apply on-line at:
Workforce Development/Lake County Job Center
1 N. Genesee Street, Suite 100
between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM
THERE IS A $20.00 APPLICATION FEE WHICH MUST BE PAID ON-LINE AT TIME OF APPLICATION VIA
THE FOLLOWING LINK:
Do not pay the application fee if you do not meet the requirements listed above. Application fees are non-refundable.
In order to attend the mandatory Orientation and Testing your application must be completed and fees have to be paid by October 8, 2018.
NEW THIS YEAR:
Orientation and Testing will take place all in one day.
Orientation and Testing will be held at:
Holiday Inn Gurnee Convention Center
6161 W. Grand Avenue
Gurnee, IL 60031
Orientation will be held on:
October 13, 2018
Testing will begin immediately following Orientation
Check in starts at 8 AM, please arrive between 8 AM and 8:45 AM as orientation will start promptly at 9 AM.
We will address job duties, requirements, and the employment screening process. You will not be admitted to orientation without completing an on-line application and payment of application fee. Please bring a state photo ID to the Orientation.
For information contact:
ANY OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT IS CONDITIONAL ON THE SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF A MEDICAL EXAM, WHICH INCLUDES A DRUG AND ALCOHOL SCREEN.
Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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