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 urban planning? If so, this position could very well be for you:
Position: Intern, Part time temp
Location: Libertyville, IL
Lake County is looking for an intern who will be given an opportunity to work side by side with our planning team in the Planning & Development Services Division.
Under supervision, some of the planned tasks to be assigned include research on ordinances related to new technologies, work supporting the department's zoning board, and zoning reviews of permit applications. The intern will receive training and assignments in other possible areas of focus on an as-needed basis.
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 position the individual must be proficient in writing and oral communication, and have strong analytical skills. The individual must also have a basic knowledge of planning, regulatory, and sustainability principles.
We are looking for someone who is a recent graduate, an advanced undergraduate, or graduate student in urban planning, geography, or public administration. Additionally, the individual must be reliable and able to commit to hours in an agreed-upon schedule. The internship's weekly work schedule will be determined at the time of candidate selection.
Lake County offers a competitive salary. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive 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 Planning, Building & Development. 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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