Jail Receptionist

Lake County IL - Waukegan, IL (30+ days ago)3.8


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 clerical work and customer service? If so, this position could very well be for you:

Position: Jail Receptionist

Location: Waukegan, IL

Salary: $13.44/hour

Job Summary: Responsible for answering phone calls, filing, data entry and assisting the public. Since this position is the first point of contact for the jail, the individual will need to maintain security of the facility along with maintain a professional demeanor at all times. There will be regular interaction with clients who have a limited understanding of the English language. This is an afternoon position, from 2:30pm till 10:30pm. Schedule will operate on 5 on 2 off, 5 on 3 off rotation. Will also include working holidays and weekends.

Becoming a Jail Receptionist would allow you to be involved with the Jail Division within local government, ranging from office duties to interacting with a diverse population from the public. Your day will consist of interacting with all who come into the public lobby of the jail for service. You will have endless opportunities to impact and make a difference within Lake County. Being able to build working relationships with employees, 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. Individuals should have a working knowledge of computer skills along with customer service experience; possess the ability to effectively problem solve and have the ability to work both individually and in a team atmosphere.

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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