Career Opportunities

The Lake County Sheriff's Office is steadfastly committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information or background, marital status, military status, or other legally protected status. Each Lake County Sheriff's Office Supervisor is responsible for understanding and enforcing this policy.

The Chief of Legal Affairs will act as the Equal Employment Officer with the primary responsibility of ensuring all policies and procedures are adhered to, and to address complaints confidentially. All questions regarding the Lake County Sheriff's Office policy and procedures in this area should be referred to the Chief of Legal Affairs.

Join the Team

If you would enjoy Keeping Lake County Safe, consider joining the Lake County Sheriff’s Office team. The LCSO’s diverse workforce serves over 125,000 residents in unincorporated Lake County and a number of contract communities. With a variety of positions, competitive salaries, terrific benefits, quality training opportunities and self-satisfaction, you too can become an integral part of Keeping Lake County Safe.

Current Openings

Please view current job openings with the Lake County Sheriff's Office.

If you are interested in our lateral transfer program, please see our Rules and Regulations Article VI, 6.07 (PDF) to see if you qualify. We are accepting applications.
The Merit Commission follows the Illinois State Police POWER (physical agility) test guidelines (PDF)

Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.