$32.30 - $35.81/hour
The Lake County Forest Preserves offers an excellent work environment as well as a comprehensive benefits package, including:
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.
Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they can perform every job description task. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may come from a less traditional background. If you are interested in applying, we encourage you to think broadly about your background and skill set for the role.
Interest in employment with the Forest Preserve can be expressed by submitting an application online at:
Positions are open until filled.
ABOUT LAKE COUNTY FOREST PRESERVES:
As principal guardian of Lake County's open spaces and natural areas since 1958, we manage more than 31,000 acres of land and offer innovative educational, recreational and cultural opportunities for all people. Visitors of all ages can enjoy over 209 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.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
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