Part-Time Court Security Officer - Sheriff's Office
Lake County IL
Waukegan, Illinois, United States
1m ago

Are you looking for a challenging role within an organization that provides flexible hours, rewarding compensation and an excellent benefit package?

If so, Lake County Government is the place for you. Comprised of nearly 3,000 employees, it is our goal to positively serve the residents of Lake County while working with a purpose.

We believe our employees should take pride in the work they accomplish while truly respecting a collaborative work environment.

Do you have a background in law enforcement? If so, this position could very well be for you :

Job Summary : Becoming a Part-Time Court Security Officer would allow you to be involved with the Court Security Office within the Lake County Sheriff’s Office.

Duties may include maintaining positive working relationships with other employees, public officials, and the general public.

You must be able to handle stressful situations, such as gang problems, fights and multiple situations simultaneously. You will be required to walk and stand for an extended period of time without a significant rest period.

You must be able to lift, pull, bend, and physically restrain a combative or injured inmate weighing 165lbs or more, and exert a minimum of 20 pounds of force on a regular basis.

You may be responsible for transporting prisoners or provide bank escorts. This position may be rotated within the different locations in the Lake County Court system.

You will have endless opportunities to impact and make a difference within Lake County. Being able to build working relationships with employees among 30 countywide departments and the public is sure to keep you interested and continuously learning.

Job Summary :

In order to be successful in this role you must currently possess a Police Officer Certification and must possess a current Driver's License.

You must have considerable knowledge of Courtroom procedures and operations, knowledge of local, state and federal laws.

You must be able to read and interpret reports, posters, policies, procedure manuals, releases, court orders and ID cards.

This individual must have excellent communication skills, written and oral. You must possess and exercise sound judgment in reacting to emergency situations and using physical force necessary to defend oneself and others.

While performing the duties of this job, you will regularly be required to use a two-way radio, telephone, control panel for doors, and keys.

  • Lake County requires the individual to own and handle the following weapon properly; must be from a reputable manufacturer;
  • Semi-Automatic Pistol - .40 caliber, .45 caliber or 9 mm only and approved ammunition

    To learn more about the department you will be working for, visit Sheriff's Office. To learn more about other services Lake County provides and to see some of our employees in action visit our website to view videos.

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