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Marine Unit Deputy - Sheriff's Office (217870-924)

Company: Lake County IL
Location: Waukegan
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

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

Salary: $25.00

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

Keywords: Lake County IL, Waukegan , Marine Unit Deputy - Sheriff's Office (217870-924), Other , Waukegan, Illinois

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