Ranger Police Officer
Lake County, Illinois
Lake County Forest Preserve District
1899 West Winchester Road
Libertyville, IL 60048
Starting Salary: $28.62/hour
Application Deadline: 9/14/18
The Ranger Police Officer enforces the Illinois Compiled Statutes and District Rules and Regulations on District lands. Responsible for the protection of the public and natural resources. Provides public relations field support, surveillance, emergency assistance, and assistance to local law enforcement agencies. The Lake County Forest Preserve District’s Public Safety Department has a Community Oriented Policing philosophy and is responsible for maintaining the peace and initiating activities that build positive relationships with the public. The selected candidate will conduct high visibility patrols on foot, bike, or vehicle to prevent crime or disturbance of the peace, control traffic, maintain order, conduct surveillance, investigations, make arrests and provide emergency assistance.
Qualified candidates must meet the following requirements:
HOW TO APPLY AND APPLICATION DEADLINES:
Applications are accepted online at:
accepted only for posted positions. A completed application must be submitted by
September 14, 2018 at 5:00 pm.
ABOUT LAKE COUNTY FOREST PRESERVES:
As principal guardian of Lake County’s open space and natural areas since 1958, we manage more than 30,800 acres of land and offer innovative educational, recreational and cultural opportunities for all people. Visitors of all ages can enjoy over 205 miles of trail for a variety of outdoor recreation uses, ponds and lakes for fishing, public golf courses, historical and cultural venues, public access to the Fox River and Lake Michigan and award-winning nature and history education programs and events.
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