Our Mission Statement
"To provide drinking water and wastewater treatment services in an efficient, reliable and safe manner that meet or exceed the expectations of our customers and satisfy all local, state and federal requirements."
Lake County Public Works has a staff of 96 full-time employees working in five program divisions, each serving a different function:
Systems Operation - To operate and maintain potable water and sanitary sewer facilities that comply with local, state and federal regulations
System Maintenance - To ensure uninterrupted service by providing routine maintenance and emergency repair of water and sewer facilities
Laboratory - To provide laboratory services to verify compliance with local, state and federal regulations by collecting and analyzing samples from potable water and sanitary sewer systems
Engineering Services - To provide engineering services to the department by performing plan review, project design and construction administration and to assist the department's operations program with improvement projects
Administration and Financial Management - To provide customer service and to maintain long-term financial stability by managing accounting processes, overseeing investments, processing utility bills and managing budgetary controls
Visit the Human Resources Career Center for a list of all positions currently available through Lake County. Application forms and instructions are found on this site. For job openings at the Forest Preserve check the Lake County Forest Preserve website.
We maintain more than 100 water and sanitary sewer facilities throughout Lake County, with the Administration Building in Libertyville serving as our main communication center. We are located on Winchester Road between Butterfield Road and Milwaukee Avenue. Business hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The office is closed on weekends and major holidays.