Employment with the Village of Gurnee


The Village of Gurnee is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws regarding employment. The Village encourages qualified candidates who share our commitment to diversity and non-discrimination to apply for available positions.

Applicants for employment can view the FMLA poster here.

Applications are accepted only in response to posted vacancies. If there is a position you would like to apply for, please review the job advertisement and follow the application instructions. Please note during high volume recruitments, Village staff may contact only candidates under consideration for a position. Questions? Email the Human Resources Department.

Current Openings

2020 Civil Engineering Internship Opportunity


To apply, download PDF application below.

The Village of Gurnee Community Development Department / Engineering Division seeks candidates for a summer Civil Engineering internship.  Duration of position is approximately from mid-May to mid-August, depending on school schedule.

Employees in this position perform routine and entry level technical civil engineering work.  This position may require interaction with the general public.  Work may include conducting field surveys, basic construction inspections and investigations; collecting traffic data for traffic studies, developing and/or updating maps and related documents; general office work such as filing, scanning, data entry, and research; and related tasks.

Requires: college-level course work in civil engineering or closely related curriculum;  previous work experience that demonstrates ability to work with others as part of a team and independently; customer service experience; knowledge of general / civil engineering principles and practices; knowledge and experience in computer systems including Microsoft Office, ESRI’s ArcGIS software, and computer aided drafting (CAD) programs desirable.

Candidates must be at least minimum age 17 by first day of employment and must have a valid driver’s license and no moving violations as of date of hire. 

Starting hourly rate of pay is $13.00 / hour.     Work schedule is generally 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday but may vary based on construction project schedules. Employment is contingent on passing a background and driving check and drug screen.