Lake County Health Department requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination or medical/religious exemption within 30 days of hire. If not fully vaccinated, you must follow the requirements for unvaccinated until you meet the definition of fully vaccinated.



Health Services

Job Type



$15.84 - $18.52 USD per Hour


2400 Belvidere Rd, Waukegan, IL 60085, Illinois

Job Number


Public Health Assistant – BMB- 12603

Do you want a career where you can truly make a difference? The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is one of the largest human service providers in Lake County. We live our mission each day, promoting the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in Lake County. If you are passionate about giving back and ready to be a part of an innovative team, we are looking for you!

Under the direct supervision of the Lead Dietitian or Office Manager III, facilitates client entry into the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC), screens clients for eligibility, performs anthropometric measurements, hemoglobin testing, answers incoming phone calls, schedules appointments, enters required data into computer system and issues food vouchers.  Provides breastfeeding promotion and support to WIC women.   Works at other sites as required.

Scheduled Hours: 37.5 hours a week

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday (8:00am-4:30pm)
  • Thursday (11:00am-7:00pm)
  • One Saturday per month
  • Starting Salary Determined Based on Qualifications