Employment with the Village of Gurnee

The Village of Gurnee has 200 full-time and 30 part-time (depending on the season) employees who have many skills and talents. If interested in becoming part of the team at the Village of Gurnee, our current available positions can be viewed in detail here.


Applications are accepted only in response to posted vacancies.


All Police Officers, full-time Firefighter/Paramedics, Mechanics, and Maintenance Worker I employees are hired by the Village of Gurnee Civil Service Commission. The Commission holds entry level testing for these positions when eligibility lists are about to expire. Eligibility lists generally last two (2) years.


Thank you for your interest in the Village of Gurnee. The Village of Gurnee is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages persons of diverse backgrounds to apply for available positions.

Positionsort icon Application Deadline Pay Range
Utility Supervisor / Gurnee Public Works Department April 30, 2014 - 5:00pm
Summer Urban Planning Internship Opportunity April 18, 2014 - 3:00pm
Summer Office Assistant April 18, 2014 - 3:00pm $8.50 / hour
Summer Civil Engineering Internship April 18, 2014 - 3:00pm $9.00+ / hour
Part Time General Office Secretary May 2, 2014 - 3:00pm $20.25 per hour, anticipated as of May 1, 2014

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