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. Unless otherwise indicated, the qualifications listed are guidelines. Other combinations of education and experience, which could provide the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform in the job position, may be considered at the Village's discretion when appropriate. 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

Reserve (Substitute) School Crossing Guards - 2023/2024 School Year


The Gurnee Police Department is seeking applicants for Reserve (Substitute) School Crossing Guards.


Click Here to Apply - applications accepted on an on-going basis.

This position will perform work on an as needed basis when a regularly assigned Crossing Guard is unable to work.  Work schedule and location will vary.  No prior experience is necessary. 

Pay – paid training; $23.50 / hour. 

Work Hours – average 2 hours per school day; early morning and mid-afternoon on scheduled school days.  Specific hours are determined when assigned to crossing post.

Work is performed outdoors.  Requires physical exertion such as walking and standing for extended periods of time.  Vehicular traffic hazards also present in work environment.

Pre-employment background investigation and drug screen if job offer is made.