Human Resources

The Human Resources Department is responsible for recruiting prospective employees, employee and labor relations, payroll, compensation and classification, employee benefits, organizational development and risk management.

2023 Open Enrollment - Active Employees

Open enrollment is the one time of the year that all employees can elect to change their benefits. The 2023 Open Enrollment period is October 24 through close of business on November 4, 2022. 

Important Resources for Active Employees

2023 Open Enrollment - Retirees

Open enrollment is the one time of the year that all retirees can elect to change their benefits. The 2023 Open Enrollment period is October 24 through close of business on November 4, 2022.  As a reminder, retirees may only continue coverage for benefits that they were enrolled in at the date of their retirement. For example, if you were only enrolled in medical coverage at retirement, you cannot add dental or vision benefits. IMRF also provides medical, dental and vision benefits to retirees, click here to learn more. All retirees may make changes to their benefits by completing the Retiree Enrollment Change Form and supplying it to [email protected] by close of business on November 4, 2022.  

Important Resources for Retirees

2022 Transition to IPBC

Employee Benefits Transitioning to Intergovernmental Personnel Benefits Cooperative (IPBC) as of July 1, 2022. During the transition, the County provided the below resources for active employees and retirees to access. 



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We are seeking qualified individuals who share a commitment to professionalism, respect and teamwork. We offer career opportunities that cover a wide spectrum of fields. Would you like to join our team?

Current Job Opportunities

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Open Meetings Act requirement:  Any new hire total compensation package that is equal to or exceeds $150,000 will be posted in the Human Resources department at 18 North County St., 7th Floor, Waukegan.


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By working for us you can make a difference in Lake County. Our mission is to deliver exceptional, financially-sustainable services that promote a safe and healthy community while enhancing economic vitality. Our core values of fiscal responsibility, exceptional service, operational excellence, leadership and environmental stewardship influence everything we do. See how we are delivering on our mission and values every day! 

We offer:
  • Competitive salaries and benefits
  • Various retirement packages
  • Career development
  • And more
See the benefits available to our employees.