Director of Finance | City of Waukegan

Posted on May 13, 2021 and will remain open until filled.

The City of Waukegan is the seat of Lake County government, located 45 miles north of Chicago and 60 miles south of Milwaukee with a population of approximately 90,000, and a labor force of more than 50,000. Waukegan is a full-service municipal government with a full-time elected Mayor and nine Aldermen elected to represent wards. The City Clerk and City Treasurer are also elected. The city provides police, fire, emergency dispatch, and public works services to its residents, as well as maintaining a water plant and providing other important municipal services such as code enforcement and economic development. City government is divided among five functional areas: Building, Planning & Development; Central Administrative Services; Fire & Medical Emergency; Police & Emergency Dispatch; and Public Works, Engineering, Water & Sewer. The Finance Department is within Central Administrative Services, and the Finance Director reports directly to the Mayor.


The Director has oversight over the Finance department, and directly handles the annual budget preparation, annual audit processing and reporting, annual tax levy preparation and notifications, capital financing including refinancing / leases, and assists in economic development. The Director also serves as a member of the City’s negotiation team for collective bargaining and is a member of the Administration team.


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City of Waukegan


100 N Martin Luther King Jr Ave
WaukeganIL  60085
United States

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City of Waukegan
Director of Finance
Waukegan, IL

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