Are you looking for a challenging role within an organization
that provides flexible hours, rewarding compensation and an
excellent benefit package? 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. Do you have a background in law enforcement? If so,
this position could very well be for you:
Position: Marine Unit Deputy
Job summary: To perform this job successfully, the candidate
must currently be a State of Illinois Certified Police Officer and
must possess a current Driver's License. Must work at least 6
shifts per month during the Marine Unit Season. This minimally
totals 36 hours per month. Should have knowledge of principles and
practices of law enforcement and police science, as practiced in
the State of Illinois. The individual should have Knowledge of
State laws and local ordinances which govern the County of Lake.
Knowledge of how and when to apply "DEADLY FORCE" in the
enforcement of laws or the apprehension of criminals. Ability to
quickly assess situations and to use sound judgment in defusing
potentially dangerous human interaction problems. Ability to handle
stressful, potentially violent situations and individuals in a
firm, professional and deliberative manner. Ability to perform
strenuous physical tasks and to demonstrate good physical and
psychological fitness ability in the safe and effective use of
firearms, motor vehicles and other specialized equipment. Ability
to operate a watercraft (boat) in a safe and effective manner
according to established policies and procedures. Ability to swim
and complete a 3rd Class Navy Swim Test. Ability to regularly lift
and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50
pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.
Individual must have a completion of a standard high school
program or GED. Individual must currently possess a State of
Illinois Certification as a police officer and a valid driver's
license and complete a certified boating course. Completion of a
swim test (3rd class - Navy). Completion of a County-sponsored
physical, to include a possible stress test.
Visit our Prospective Employee page to get additional
information on why you should work for Lake County!
To learn more about the department you will be working for,
visit Sheriff's Office. To learn more about other services Lake
County provides and to see some of our employees in action visit
our website to view videos.
If you need assistance writing your resume we have some tools to
help you at our Human Resources website.
Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful
completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and
may include a pre-employment medical exam.
Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer