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.

Full-time employees that are not part of the Police or Fire pensions become members of the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF), a link to their website is posted here

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

School Crossing Guard - July 2024


The Gurnee Police Department is seeking applicants for School Crossing Guard.


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Work Begin Date - mid-August 2024 - specific date to be determined based on school schedule.

Pay - $24.00 / hour plus paid training.  12 hours paid time off available during school year plus school break off (unpaid).  No prior experience is necessary. 

Work Hours - average 2 hours per school day; early morning and mid-afternoon on scheduled school days.  Anticipated location is Old Grand Avenue / OPlaine Road (Viking School). 

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.

Applications accepted on an on-going basis until filled.