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

Seasonal Crew Member - Public Works - Summer 2023



The Public Works Department seeks candidates for the position of Seasonal Crew Member.   Work schedule is generally 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Rate of pay is $15.25 / hour.  

Duration of position is approximately from May - August; good for college students home for the summer.

Forestry Division: assists with landscape maintenance by mowing, watering, weeding, raking, planting, and providing general landscaping maintenance. Performs related job tasks and duties as requested or required.

Utility Division:  assists with water meter change outs; landscaping restoration.  Performs related job tasks and duties as requested or required.

Customer service orientation; ability to work on a team and independently; computer / iPad use; knowledge of general maintenance, construction, and landscaping techniques and standards; ability to work outdoors and perform physically strenuous work.

Must be at least 18 years of age by start date of employment, have a valid driver’s license and safe driving record. Employment is contingent on passing a background check.