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

2022 Civil Engineering Internship Opportunity


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Spend your summer getting paid to use what you have learned in school and gain hands-on experience assisting on Village engineering projects.

The Village of Gurnee Community Development Department / Engineering Division seeks candidates for a summer Civil Engineering internship. The work schedule is generally 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday but may vary based on construction project schedules.  Starting rate of pay is $16.50 / hour.  

The internship would begin after the end of school (end of May) and continue until early August / September (prior to school starting) with possible additional work opportunities during school breaks.

Interns will have the opportunity to perform routine and entry level technical civil engineering work, using knowledge gained in the classroom for actual field work projects.  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.  This position may require interaction with the general public to respond to questions and other situations.

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

Qualified interns 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. 

Employment is contingent on passing a background screen, driving history check, and drug screen.