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Career Opportunities

The Lake County Sheriff's Office is steadfastly committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information or background, marital status, military status, or other legally protected status. Each Lake County Sheriff's Office Supervisor is responsible for understanding and enforcing this policy.

The Chief of Legal Affairs will act as the Equal Employment Officer with the primary responsibility of ensuring all policies and procedures are adhered to, and to address complaints confidentially. All questions regarding the Lake County Sheriff's Office policy and procedures in this area should be referred to the Chief of Legal Affairs.

If you would enjoy Keeping Lake County Safe, consider joining the Lake County Sheriff’s Office team. The LCSO’s diverse workforce serves over 125,000 residents in unincorporated Lake County and a number of contract communities. With a variety of positions, competitive salaries, terrific benefits, quality training opportunities and self-satisfaction, you too can become an integral part of Keeping Lake County Safe.

Deputy Sheriff

Applications and testing for Deputy Sheriff positions are handled by the Lake County Sheriff Merit Commission. This includes new deputies as well as lateral transfers.

​​For more information, visit the Merit Commission website, by phone at 847.377.2459, or by email at meritcommission@lakecountyil.gov.

Marine Unit Deputy Sheriff

All currently available openings within the Lake County Sheriff's Office are posted on Lake County's Human Resources website.

Corrections Officer

All currently available openings within the Lake County Sheriff's Office are posted on Lake County's Human Resources website.

Court Security Officer

All currently available openings within the Lake County Sheriff's Office are posted on Lake County's Human Resources website.

Civilian Positions

All currently available openings within the Lake County Sheriff's Office are posted on Lake County's Human Resources website.


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