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Prospective Employees

Thank you for your interest in employment with Lake County. Lake County seeks to attract a diverse group of qualified individuals who share a commitment to our core values of professionalism, respect, and teamwork while providing high quality services to citizens.

Are you looking for a job where you can make a difference in the community? Lake County Employees' work benefits over 703,000 residents.


Current Job Listings for Lake County Government​​​

The following is a list of some of the benefits offered to full-time county employees. Part-time and temporary employees are also eligible for limited benefits.

  • Health Insurance (HMO/PPO/CDHP PPO)
  • Dental Insurance (PPO)
  • Supplemental Vision Insurance
  • Group Term Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Term Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Deferred Compensation (457) Plan
  • Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF)
  • Sheriff and Law Enforcement Program (SLEP)
  • Medical Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Transit Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health Savings Accounts
  • Additional Voluntary Insurance Plans
    • Cancer Insurance
    • Accident Coverage Insurance
    • Critical Care and Recovery Insurance
    • Hospital Protection Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
    • Childcare Referral Service
    • Eldercare Referral Service
    • Legal Referral Service
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Wellness Program
  • Retiree Health Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Sick Leave


These benefits may not apply to certain individuals such as employees covered by a collective bargaining agreements. Each plan or program has its own eligibility requirements.
Lake County reserves the right to change or end its benefits plans or programs at any time. The preceding is not a summary of the plans or policies or a description of their key features or details. In case of any conflict or question, the official plan documents or applicable policies, as amended, will govern.

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18 N. County St. - 7th Floor

Waukegan, IL 60085

Phone:  847.377.2700

Fax:  847.984.5988


Monday - Friday

8:30 AM - 5:00PM