FOIA/Redaction Clerk - Sheriff's Office

Lake County IL - Waukegan, IL4.3

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 experience in providing detailed clerical work and have the drive to learn video redaction software? If so, this position could very well be for you:

Position: FOIA/Redaction Clerk

Location: Waukegan, IL

Salary: $16.74/hr

Job Summary: Becoming a FOIA/Redaction Clerk, would allow you to be involved with the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Records Division. Your day will consist of reviewing and redacting Digital Media Evidence (DME – videos) and FOIA requests. You will also perform general office duties which include typing correspondences, filing and tracking of documents, along with assisting the public and any outside agencies. 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.

In order to be successful in this role, you should have a High School Diploma or general education degree (GED) equivalent. You most have knowledge of modern office practices, procedures, equipment, grammar, and Microsoft Office 2016. Must have a willingness to learn video redaction software and be able to complete State of Illinois Freedom of Information Act and Open Meetings Act training within 90 days of hire.

Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit our Prospective Employee page to get additional information on why you should work for Lake County!

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.

If you need assistance writing your resume, we have some tools to help you at our Human Resources website.

Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam.

Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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