Lake County government has a competitive salary and benefit package and is committed to being an employer of choice.
Are you looking for a challenging role within an organization that provides rewarding compensation, an excellent benefit package, and career growth opportunities? If so, Lake County Government is the place for you. Comprised of nearly 3,000 employees, it is our goal to positively serve the residents of Lake County while working with a purpose. We believe our employees should take pride in the work they accomplish while truly respecting a collaborative work environment.
The Corrections Officer is responsible for securing inmates in the County Jail. This work involves 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’s FTO programs and New Hire procedures have been certified by Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs as Educational Programs.
Additional information about a career in Corrections can be found here.
This is a remote exam. You will have 48 hours to complete the exam after receiving your log-in information.
Only online applications will be accepted.
If you do not have access to a computer, you can apply online at:
Workforce Development /Lake County Job Center
1 N. Genesee Street, Suite 100
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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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