Deputy Sheriff

Lake County Sheriff's Merit Commission

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Contact Information

Address:

Lake County Sheriff's Merit Commission

Waukegan, IL 60085

Position Information

Application Deadline:

  • 09/27/19

Salary:

  • Starting: $34.07/hour

    Lake County Government offers a competitive salary and benefit package and is committed to being an employer of choice. 

Population:

  • 655,000

Position Details

THE LAKE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE MERIT COMMISSION is accepting applications to form a Certified Eligibility List for future vacancies in the Sheriff’s Office. This list will be valid for two (2) years.

The general function of the position within the organization is to perform complex work related to the protection of life, persons, and property of the citizens of Lake County through the enforcement of laws and ordinances. The position is under moderate supervision.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Responding to dispatch calls for service to involve emergency and non-emergency situations; investigating crimes, suspicious conditions and responding to complaints.
  • The Deputy Sheriff is also responsible for arresting persons suspected of violating ordinances and statutes, including use of physical force as necessary to subdue suspects.
  • A person in this position will interview offenders and victims of crimes; appear in court to testify on behalf of the County; serve warrants, summons; speak to organized groups or the general public about various law enforcement activities; and coordinate special education programs.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • No previous law enforcement experience is necessary
  • All shifts, including holidays and weekends
  • Applicants must be US citizen (at time of Orientation)
  • Age 21 (at time of Orientation)
  • H.S. Graduate (or GED)
  • Possess a valid driver’s license

To be eligible applicants must successfully complete the following:

  • Mandatory physical agility (POWER Test Cards are not accepted)
  • Written entrance exam
  • Polygraph
  • Oral interview
  • Psychological exam
  • Background investigation

To Apply for Deputy Sheriff:

Apply online:

New Resume/CV

AND

Pay $25 application fee online at:

https://www.signmeup.com/site/reg/register.aspx?fid=YF2VXG7

Applications will be accepted beginning August 30, 2019 until September 27, 2019.

Application fees are non-refundable payable online only. Cash or money orders not accepted.

In order to attend the mandatory physical agility test you must complete an online application and pay the application fee by September 27, 2019.

Events to attend:

Physical Agility Test:

Date:

Sunday, October 6, 2019 or Saturday, October 12, 2019

Time:

10:00 AM

Check-in will begin at 9:00 AM.

Location:

Warren High School, Gymnasium

34090 Almond Road

Gurnee, IL 60031

Deputy Sheriff Written Examination:

Date:

Saturday, November 2, 2019 (Individuals who passed Physical Agility Test)

Time:

10:00 AM

Check-In: 9:00 AM

Location:

Warren High School, student cafeteria

34090 Almond Road

Gurnee, IL 60031

Physical Agility test requirements are outlined at:

www.lakecountyil.gov/MeritCommission



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