Employment - Available Positions

Applications are accepted only in response to posted vacancies.

Application Deadline: August 5, 2016 - 3:00pm

Minimum Requirements:

The Village of Gurnee Police Department seeks candidates for the position of Part Time Traffic Safety Technician.  This is a contractual position with a flexible work schedule of an average 25 hours per week.  Work is generally performed between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

This position is primarily responsible for work involving the administration of the photo enforcement (red light camera) program; operation of the Village's administrative hearing process; administration of the administrative seizure / penalty program; and other related job duties.  This position requires a high degree of public interaction and strong communication skills, both verbal and written.  Requires the ability to perform job tasks in a confidential manner.

To be considered, candidates must have at least 3 years sworn law enforcement experience; LEADS certification (current) or ability to obtain within 60 days after hire; a valid driver's license and safe driving history.  Other qualifications include community relations experience; knowledge of state laws and other policies related to traffic and law enforcement; basic proficiency in the use of Word and Excel, intermediate knowledge desirable; basic proficiency in the use of database programs.  Unless otherwise indicated, the qualifications listed are guidelines; other experience which could provide the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform this job may be considered.

Application Deadline: August 9, 2016 - 3:00pm

Minimum Requirements:

The Village of Gurnee seeks candidates for the position of Associate Planner within the Community Development Department. This is a professional position covered under a collective bargaining agreement. Starting annual base salary as of May 1, 2016 is $61,955.

General Position Responsibilities

This position is responsible for professional planning work related to land use and municipal development. Performs a variety of routine and complex assignments pertaining to the implementation of current and long range planning programs.

Under supervision, coordinates and implements the subdivision, planned unit development, and related current and long-range zoning processes, working closely with and advising the applicant, Village staff, outside agencies, Planning and Zoning Board, and other relevant parties of the code requirements and procedures. Conducts research for zoning, text amendments, and comprehensive land use plan updates; assists in the administration and enforcement of zoning ordinances and land use requirements.

Assists with coordinating the development review and approval process, including attending pre-application meetings with interested parties related to subdivisions, annexations, impact fees, map and text amendments, and other significant development proposals and compiling comprehensive review comments.

Reviews development and redevelopment proposals including subdivision, site plan, variance requests, plat, and other development documents; applies knowledge of site design, landscaping, transportation, lighting and other fields to the review process; conducts plan reviews and prepares detailed comments/reports; performs field inspections at development sites as necessary.

Acts as staff liaison to Planning and Zoning Board; assists with preparing agenda packets for meetings, conducts research, and maintains compliance with posting notices.

Maintains records and databases of demographic, land use, and related information for planning purposes.

This position will also work with consultants on special projects. Upcoming projects include update of the Village’s Comprehensive Land Use Plan; ongoing updates to the Zoning Ordinance; and review and updates of the Subdivision Ordinance and Pedestrian Plan.

Application Deadline: December 31, 2016 - 5:00pm

Minimum Requirements:

The Gurnee Police Department is seeking applicants for Reserve School Crossing Guards for the 2016-17 school year.  This position will perform work when a regularly assigned Crossing Guard is absent.  Work schedule and location will vary.

Work Locations and General Work Hours:

Old Grand Avenue & O'Plaine Road [near Viking School]; 6:40 A.M. to 7:40 A.M. and 2:15 P.M. to 3:15 P.M.

Route 132 (Grand Avenue) & O'Plaine Road; 6:40 A.M. to 7:40 A.M. and 2:15 P.M. to 3:15 P.M.

O'Plaine Road & Hayner Avenue [near River Trail School]; 6:40 A.M. to 7:40 A.M. and 2:15 P.M. to 3:15 P.M.

Washington Street and Almond Road [Woodland Middle School]; 6:45 A.M. to 7:45 A.M. and 2:10 P.M. to 3:10 P.M.

Rate of pay is $14 / hour.

No prior experience necessary; paid training and equipment provided.

Work is performed outdoors and in a variety of weather conditions, including exposure to traffic, rain, wind, snow, hot and cold temperatures; vehicular traffic hazards also present in work environment.

Applicants selected for continuation in the process will be subject to an oral interview.  Any offer of employment is contingent on passing a background investigation and drug screen.

Return completed application to Gurnee Village Hall, 325 N. O'Plaine Road, Gurnee, IL  60031.

Apply immediately; applications accepted on a continuous basis.


Equal Employment Opportunity

The Village of Gurnee accepts for employment and promotes its employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, military status, or physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability to perform the required job responsibilities. The Village bases its hiring practices and promotions on merit, experience, education and other qualifications applied to all applicants and in accordance with the principles of equal employment opportunity. The Village encourages qualified candidates who share our commitment to diversity and non-discrimination to apply for available positions.

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

All covered employers are required to display a poster prepared by the Department of Labor summarizing the major provisions of The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). As an applicant for employment, you can view this poster by clicking the following link: http://www.dol.gov/esa/whd/regs/compliance/posters/fmla.htm