Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Working at WCHD

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Will County Health Department. If you appreciate the opportunity to help the medically underserved while promoting the general health of one of the fastest growing counties in the United States, a position with the WCHD may be for you. View our current position vacancies if you are interested in working with us.The Will County Health Department is a great place to work with a wide variety of positions, excellent benefits and flexible schedules. At the Will County Health Department, we value a diverse workforce, built on inclusion, equity and cultural competence. Together we can create and implement a variety of programs designed to enhance the health of our community and lay a solid basis for future generations. Each current job opening constitutes a link to a page that provides more information about that specific job opening. Click on the underlined job title to go to that page. You may also wish to consult our diversity statement, EEOC statement, benefit information, NHSC statement and employment FAQ’s. 

Application Process

Applying to Work at WCHD

All employment applications are available online and must be completed and signed. It is the policy of the Department to accept only those applications for which there are current position vacancy announcements (postings). Applications are reviewed for accuracy, completeness, and to be sure the applicant meets the minimum requirements for the position.
Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Will County Health Department. If you appreciate the opportunity to help the medically underserved while promoting the general health of one of the fastest growing counties in the United States, a position with the WCHD may be for you. 
EEOC Statement

EEOC Statement

It is the policy of the Will County Health Department to make all employment and personnel decisions without regard to considerations of race, religion, color, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, height, weight or handicap as required by law. Providing Equal Employment Opportunities is a system-wide effort and the responsibility of all employees,  Division Heads, Directors, and Administrators.

Frequently Asked Questions about Employment

Common Questions and Answers

How will my application be processed? 

See the explanation under Application Process.

Can I apply for more than one position at the same time? You may apply for any position for which you meet the minimum qualifications, assuming there are positions available (current postings). There is a section on the application that asks which positions you are applying for. This is the section to complete for any and all positions you are interested in.

 

Diversity Statement

Diversity Statement

"Will County recognizes workforce diversity and to providing a work environment that promotes the professional and personal development of all employees.  Recognizing workforce diversity is essential to the Department's ability to recruit and retain qualified employees. 

The County must ensure that all employees are treated equally, with dignity and respect, and that all employees are valued for their contributions to the efficient functioning of the County government".

Diversity Statement

Diversity Statement

"Will County recognizes workforce diversity and to providing a work environment that promotes the professional and personal development of all employees.  
Benefits Package for Full-Time WCHD Employees

Benefits Package for Full-Time WCHD Employees

Summary of Employee Benefits

  • Mandatory Retirement Fund (IMRF)
    Includes Retirement, Disability and Life Insurance features
  • 13 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation Leave based on years of service
  • Paid Sick time
  • Paid Personal Business Days
  • Paid Bereavement Leave
  • Group Insurance (PPO or HMO option)
  • Major medical (hospitalization, physician care, vision, prescription drugs & short-term disability)
  • Dental
  • Life
  • Workers Compensation Insurance
  • Liability Insurance
  • Unemployment Compensation Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Family Medical Leave (FMLA)
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • No smoking campus
  • Uniform allowance for specific positions
  • Optional Deferred Compensation Plans
  • Optional Credit Union Membership
  • *Some benefits prorated for part-time employees.

     

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