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

Traffic Safety Technician


The Village of Gurnee Police Department seeks candidates for the position of Traffic Safety Technician. Full time position; work is generally performed between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday.


This position is primarily responsible for work involving the administration of the photo enforcement (red light camera) program; operation of the Village’s administrative hearing process; administration of the administrative seizure / penalty program; administration and management of traffic safety grants; public education training on traffic safety topics; and other related job duties.  This position requires a high degree of public interaction and strong communication skills, both verbal and written.  Requires ability to perform job tasks in a confidential manner.

Candidates must have at least 3 years sworn law enforcement experience; LEADS certification (current) or ability to obtain within 60 days of hire; a valid driver’s license and safe driving history.  Other qualifications include community relations experience; knowledge of state laws and other policies related to traffic and law enforcement; intermediate proficiency in Word and Excel, basic knowledge of PowerPoint desirable; basic proficiency in use of database programs.  Unless otherwise indicated, the qualifications listed are guidelines; other experience, which could provide the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform this job, may be considered.

Pay Range:

Hourly rate of pay:  $23+ / hour, depending on qualifications / experience. 

Interested candidates are required to complete an employment application, which can be downloaded below.  Apply immediately; open until filled.  Return completed applications in person or by mail to:  Village of Gurnee, 325 N. O’Plaine Road, Gurnee, IL  60031 or email chrisn@village.gurnee.il.us with Subject:  Traffic Safety Technician.  Any offer of employment is contingent on passing a post-offer background and drug screen.  EOE.