Starting: $25.57/hour (as determined by Teamsters Local 700)
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):
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 government has a competitive salary and benefit package and is committed to being an employer of choice.
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.
Step 1: Complete an on-line application at www.lakecountyil.gov
Step 2: Pay a $20 application fee at Application Fee
Only on-line applications will be accepted.
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
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 must be paid by March 2, 2020.
Orientation and Testing will take place all in one day.
Bonnie Brook Gold Course
2800 N. Lewis Avenue
Saturday, March 21st
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.
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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