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Human Resources



The Human Resources Department is responsible for managing all employee-related issues and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) concerns. If you are interested in seeking employment with The City of Lake Forest, click here.

In Lake Forest, we pride ourselves on the high level of service provided to our residents. We hold extremely high standards for our employees and, at the same time provide competitive salaries and benefits.


Lake Forest is a values-driven organization. Our core values are Trust, Respect and  Excellence. At the core of all these is Integrity.   You will find employees empowered to make decisions and a strong sense of teamwork. One of our greatest strengths is the ability to pull together and make things work!

If this sounds like a team you want to join, select our Employment link to find out what is available.

Human Resources Department

800 North Field Drive
Lake Forest, IL
Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm

Phone: 847-810-3532
Fax: 847-234-3675
Department Head:
DeSha D. Kalmar

220 E. Deerpath, Lake Forest, IL 60045
(847) 234-2600
Non-Emergency Police:  (847) 234-2601

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