Career/Job Opportunities

Opportunities posted with the Career Development Office are advertisements received from employers and job search sites. No guarantee of employment is stated or implied. Please call Tracy Engstrom, Coordinator, at 309.341.5246 with questions.

Admin & Clerical

Full Time Mail Room Clerk/Bindery/Clerical - Monmouth, IL (4/22/19)
Kellogg Printing has an opening for a FULL TIME Mail Room Clerk/Bindery/Clerical to join our team TODAY! For the opportunity to join our team you must be a self-starter who is extremely organized with great communication skills, are able to multi task and work in a fast pace environment.

Basic Duties:

  • Cross train within the Company
  • Digital print assistant/Run and perform basic functions for several pieces of machinery
  • Import customer database files
  • Pre-sort and sort list for mail
  • Process incoming and outgoing mail
  • Deliver outgoing mail to Post Office
  • Bindery in house
  • Keep organized and clean work area
  • File/store documents as required
  • Help track and order supplies

Desired Skills:

  • Satori Software-Bulk Mailer or similar Presorting Software Knowledge
  • Variable data and Excel knowledge
  • Ability to understand work orders and prioritize production work flow
  • Hand work and oversee helpers
  • Job may include but not limited to other clerical duties


  • Must have good mathematical skills and knowledge
  • A strong desire to learn new technologies and work in a team environment
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Have a sharp eye for quality and detail-IMPORTANT
  • Ability to lift and carry 25lbs
Email your resume to

Receptionist and Office Manager - Galesburg, IL - (4/22/19)
H&R Block is seeking applicants for the positions of Receptionist and Office Manager. Interested applicants can view detailed job descriptions and apply by visiting

Receptionist - Galesburg, IL (4/11/19)
Heat and Control is hiring a receptionist. 

Required Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED required; College a plus, though not required 
  • Previous reception, office or customer service experience required 
  • Solid typing skills 
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, Outlook, Excel and Word 
  • Solid computer navigation skills 
  • Strong organization and prioritizing skills, with attention to details is required 
  • Pleasant phone presentation and good customer service skills 
  • Well groomed, professional appearance 
  • Professional conduct, professional discretion, and the ability to conduct oneself maturely with complete office neutrality are must haves. 
  • Reliable attendance with minimal missed time required 
  • Ability to competently fulfill emergency response roles such as documenting information clearly, maintaining calm in order to notify authorities or activate alarm system. 
  • Professional references are required 

Apply online at

Secretary - Galesburg, IL (4/11/19)
Midwest Awnings is seeking applicants for a full-time secretarial position. Computer skills a must, accounts receivable, accounts payable, invoicing, answer phones, keep schedule

Experience: secretary: 1 year (Preferred)
Financial Duties: Billing and Processing payments

Apply online at Keywords Midwest Awnings; Location Galesburg, IL.


Parts Professional - Galesburg, IL (4/11/19)
Martin-Sullivan is hiring a parts professional. We are looking for someone who wants to develop themselves and their knowledge base in John Deere products within Martin Sullivan. The parts sales representative is responsible for ordering merchandise, placing orders for technicians and customers, and handling customer sales. The ideal candidate will have a positive attitude, organizational skills, and excellent work ethic. Agriculture knowledge is a plus.

We offer competitive benefits, Free doctor online consultations (the PPO plan), Free life insurance, Free Will, Living Wills and POA, supplemental life, short term and long term disability, Free EAP for those with LTD, 401K and Roth retirement plans with company paid Safe Harbor contribution, Free development opportunities in your field of knowledge, additional incentive pay programs, and employee discounts.

Apply online at

General Farm Worker - Galesburg, IL (4/11/19)
Porcine Farms has an immediate opening for a general farm worker. Will include tractor operating during spring work. Within 3 miles of Galesburg, IL.


  • Responsibility, reliability, timeliness, common sense and excellent attitude.
  • Valid driver’s license & reliable transportation
  • Able to pass all random drug screenings
  • Available to work long hours and rotating weekends
  • Able to lift and carry 50 pounds, stand, push, pull, bend, stoop, kneel, squat for extended time on varied surfaces with noise levels that may require hearing protection
  • Possess good hand-eye coordination, and arm, hand, and finger dexterity
  • High School diploma preferred
  • Farm experience preferred

Apply online at Keywords Porcine Farms; Location Galesburg, IL.


Full Time Furniture/Applicance Delivery Driver - Galesburg, IL (4/22/19)
Buddy's Home Furnishings is hiring a full time furniture and appliance delivery driver. 

$11.00-$13.00 per hour based on experience, closed on Sundays! No late nights or Holidays we are closed on Sunday and leave at 6pm on Saturday. Must have a clean drivers license and be 21 years of age.

Salary: $11.00 to $13.00 /hour

Apply online at Keywords Buddy's. Location Galesburg, IL.

Route Driver - Galesburg, IL (4/11/19)
Spee-Dee Delivery Service is hiring a route driver. Responsibilities of a Route Driver include delivering packages to consignees at commercial and residential locations, providing good customer service, operating a commercial motor vehicle safely and in compliance with regulations, and picking up outbound freight at customer locations. This position is home-daily and works great for self-motivated individuals who enjoy staying active and being outdoors. 

Apply online at Keywords Spee Dee; Location Galesburg, IL.


Teachers and Directors - Galesburg, IL (4/12/19)
The Knox County YMCA Early Learning Center announces sign-on bonuses for director and teacher qualified staff.   

Job Titles: Child Care Teacher/Child Care Director 
Qualifications: Teacher/Director Qualified
Status: F/T       
Teacher Compensation: $10.00-$12.00
Reports to: Child Care Coordinator
Director Compensation: $11.00-$13.00
Teacher Bonus: $500.00
Director Bonus: $1,000.00 

Bonus Requirements:

  1. Meet attendance requirements of no more than two absences of the Bonus Structure Schedule (six months).
  2. Creates weekly lesson plans and implements curriculum within the established guidelines. (Creative Curriculum/ExceleRate Illinois/YMCA).
  3. Follows and meets all DCFS and ExceleRate Illinois procedures and standards.
  4. Meets all standards and expectations of an employee of the Knox County YMCA.
  5. All bonuses are subject to federal, state and local taxes.
  6. Bonus Structure Schedule is applied to the first six months of employment.
Bonus Structure/Schedule Teacher:
The $500.00 bonus schedule is paid over six months as follows: $150.00 after 2nd month, $150.00 after 4th month and $200.00 after 6th month for a total of $500.00.

Bonus Structure/Schedule Director:
The $1,000.00 bonus schedule is paid over six months as follows: $300.00 after 2nd month,
$300.00 after 4th month and $400.00 after 6th month for a total of $1,000. 

Please contact Erin Brown-Powell at or 309-344-1324 for additional information. 

Carl Sandburg College Positions - Galesburg, IL (4/11/19)
Carl Sandburg College seeks applicants for the following positions:

  • Administrative Assistant TRiO Upward Bound & Testing Center
  • Executive Assistant to the Vice President of Academic Services
  • Office Assistant (Permanent Part Time)
  • Director of Advancement

For detailed job descriptions and to apply for a position, visit Click on About, Employment and Human Resources.

Health Care

Registrar - Galesburg, IL (4/22/19)
Galesburg Cottage Hospital is hiring a registrar. 

  • Registers patients and processes related paperwork. Duties include interviewing patients, preparing standard registration forms, and performing other admission or transfer related tasks. 
  • May be expected to perform clerical and secretarial work. 
  • Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. 
  • Performs a variety of tasks. 
  • Typically reports to a supervisor and/or manager; non-exempt. 
  • Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent and preferably previous work experience in a related field. 
  • Must be familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures with registration/admitting.

Apply online at

Courtyard Estates Positions - Kewanee, IL (4/16/19)
We currently have a full time position open for 2p-10p or part time 2-10p.  Every other weekend required.  Current Illinois LPN license required.  We are looking to fill these positions ASAP.  If interested I would love to meet with you!   

Applications may be filled out on the Petersen Health Care website at or you may pick up an application in person at 141 Junior Ave. Kewanee, IL 61443, you may also call with any further questions at 309-853-2460/309-853-4044.

Hotel Hospitality

Front Desk Associate - Galesburg, IL (4/11/19)
Holiday Inn Express & Suites is hiring a front desk associate. The purpose of this position is to provide superior customer service and operate the hotel’s front desk systems to assure the highest possible level of visitor and guest satisfaction. This will include answering the phones, process reservations, handle customer inquiries, and perform check-in/check-out of guests in the
hotel in accordance with the hotel’s policies/procedures and the brand’s standards for quality, cleanliness, guest satisfaction, and safety and security.

Apply online at

Housekeeper and Laundry - Galesburg, IL (4/11/19)
Baymont Inn & Suites is hiring a housekeeper and laundry position. The purpose of this position is to clean guest rooms and common areas located in the hotel in accordance with the hotel’s policies/procedures, and the brand’s standards for quality, cleanliness, guest satisfaction,
and safety and security.

Apply online at

Human Services

Warren Achievement - Monmouth, IL (4/15/19)
Needed: Caring people to support individuals with intellectual disabilities.

  • Shifts are flexible to work with your college schedule.
  • Duties: Assisting residents with daily living skills, helping them reach their goals
    of how they live, learn, work, and play.
  • A high school diploma or equivalent is required with a valid driver’s license.
Apply online at Open interviews held every Tuesday, from 8:30 to 11 a.m. at 1220 East Second Avenue, Monmouth.
Information Technology

OSI Positions - Galesburg, IL (4/8/19)
OSI is hiring for the following positions. Interested applicants can send their resume, including work experience, to  

Seeking energetic, motivated IT Technician who will be responsible for on-site repair and maintenance of computers, networks and connected products. Candidate must have mechanical and electrical aptitude and demonstrated skills, excellent customer service and communication skills (verbal and written) along with the ability to troubleshoot and think independently. Must have knowledge of networking, computer, printer and analytical skills. Must present a neat/clean appearance, have the ability to lift and carry 50 pounds and have a good driving record. 

Seeking energetic, motivated Printer/Copier/MFP Technician who will be responsible for on-site repair and maintenance of printers, fax, digital copiers, multifunction and connected products. Candidate must have mechanical and electrical aptitude and demonstrated skills, excellent customer service and communication skills (verbal and written) along with the ability to troubleshoot and think independently. Must have knowledge of basic networking, computer and analytical skills. Prior experience in maintenance and repair of office equipment preferred, but not required ( HP , Brother, Lexmark and Sharp experience a plus). Must present a neat/clean appearance, have the ability to lift and carry 50 pounds and have a good driving record.

Law Enforcement/Security/Firefighter

Part time and Full Time Police Officers - Abingdon, IL (4/22/19)
Abingdon is hiring full and part time police offers, lateral transfer or will send the right candidate to the part time or full time Police Academy. Ideal candidates must be able to pass the Illinois P.O.S.T. physical agility test, have a clean driving record and be able to pass a criminal background test. Applications can be picked up at Abingdon City Hall, 114 E. Meek St. Call 309-462-3182 for directions. Applications must be submitted by 05/06/19 at 4:30 P.M.

Job Type: Part-time; Salary: $5,000.00 to $30,000.00 /year

Education: High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Knox County Sheriff Positions - Galesburg, IL (4/12/19)
The Knox County Sheriff's Department is hiring for the following positions:

  • Correction Deputy (starting wage of $20.43/hour)
  • Patrol Deputy (starting wage of $21.76/hour)

For detailed job descriptions and to apply, visit


Full Time Asssemblers - Brimfield, IL (4/2/19)
Kress is hiring full time assemblers. Kress is the leading designer and manufacturer of mobile equipment for the metals industry today. We accept all levels of experience and offer training. Assemblers with automotive, agricultural or heavy equipment background, can interpret blueprints, & troubleshoot hydraulic or electrical systems are considered experienced. Pay ranges from $18 to $28 per hour. 

Kress offers an excellent benefit package that includes medical, dental, prescription and life insurance. We offer a 401(k) with company matching. If you would like to be part of the team, let us know. 

Resumes may be emailed to: Application can also be made in person, by fax, or by mail. Phone: (309) 446-3395 / Fax: (309) 446-9625 

Kress Corporation is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.


Mid-Century Communications Positions - Fairview, IL (4/16/19)
Mid-Century Communications is hiring for the following positions:

  • Service Technician
    Seeking a positive, energetic individual that takes pride in workmanship. Individual must be able to install, troubleshoot, maintain and service customer premise equipment. Must be a detail-orientated individual with excellent communication, customer service, mechanical, computer and Internet skills.  Great opportunity for the right person seeking a career in this fast paced industry.   Attention to detail is a must. We offer competitive pay and benefits. Email resume to or mail to Human Resources; Mid Century Communications; PO Box 380; Fairview, IL  61432.  Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Tier 2 Technician
    Mid Century Communications is a rapidly-growing company that is looking for a motivated individual to join its team as a Tier-2 Technician. You will be responsible for provisioning of subscriber voice and data services, as well as supporting customers and installation technicians. An ideal candidate will have experience in configuration and troubleshooting of voice and IP networks. You must have the ability to multitask, set priorities, and work with minimal supervision. Attention to detail is a must. We offer competitive pay and benefits. Email resume to or mail to Human Resources; Mid Century Communications; PO Box 380; Fairview, IL  61432.  Mid Century is an equal opportunity employer.

PT Sign Press Administrator - Galesburg, IL (4/15/19)
G&M Distributors is actively seeking a Part-time Sign Press Administratorfor the Galesburgarea. We are looking for ahighly motivated, results-oriented, self-starter who is creative and works well with little supervision. Enjoy flexible hours in a creative role!


  • Responsible for design, layout, and production of banners/posters/pricing
  • Produce any special signage as required by management
  • Maintain all sign press equipment in good working order and properly stocked
  • Keep sign press area in orderly and presentable condition
  • Troubleshoot all issues with OkiData printers on company premise
  • Monitor sign cost by department/sales representative
  • Attend sign press budget meetings as required
  • Experience with Mobility Work order a plus
  • Experience with Corel and/or Photoshop a plus
Up to 29 hours a week. G&M Distributors is located in Galesburg, IL. Apply on line at  or in person at 200 N. Linwood Rd. Galesburg, IL 61041. EOE

Customer Service Representative - Galesburg, IL (4/11/19)
Burke Cleaners is looking for outgoing people that enjoy working with the public in a fast paced environment. 20-25 hours a week. Evening shift during the week and rotating day and evening shifts on the weekends. Salary: $8.50 to $9.00 /hour

Apply in person at:
Burke Cleaners
1421 N. Henderson 
Galesburg, Illinois 61401

JamiesonCommunity Center Positions - Monmouth, IL (4/2/19)
Jamieson Community Center has the following openings for people dedicated to making a difference: 

Five Americorp VISTA workers for summer service.  

These service positions will be temporary full time.  Applicants MUST be available June 3 - August 9.   Each VISTA worker receives a stipend to help cover living expenses.  The current stipend is $472.22/two weeks and requires the VISTA to be available Monday through Friday. The summer VISTA workers will help prepare and serve lunch to area children, unload food from trucks, and will work in either the food pantry, garden or learning center. With successful completion of service, the summer VISTA worker is eligible for an educational award, currently $1,252.91, that can be applied to student loans or college tuition.  To apply, send a resume and cover letter to
Tutors needed for our learning center!!

If you are looking for a fun part-time job and like working with children, we may be the place for you!  This job requires teaching basic reading and math concepts to area students in 1st-6th grade.  Hours are Monday-Thursday from 3:00pm-5:00pm (with some flexibility).  Summer hours are 12 PM – 2 PM.  Interested?  Send resume and cover letter to Christine Shannon,  

Restaurant/Food Service

Food Service Worker, Pots and Pans - Galesburg, IL (4/11/19)
Knox College invites applications for a Food Service Worker - Pots & Pans. This is a 30 hour per week, 10 month, benefit eligible position. Shifts may vary to include days, evenings, weekends and holidays.  

For a detailed job description and to apply, visit


Hibbett Sports Positions - Galesburg, IL (4/22/19)
Hibbett Sports is hiring for the following positions:

  • Sales Lead
  • Assistant Manager
  • Manager-in-Training
  • Sales Associate

Apply online at

Hy-Vee Positions - Galesburg, IL (4/11/19)
Hy-Vee is hiring for the following positions:

Henderson St:

  • Wine and Spirits Manager, full time (closes on 4/12/19 @ 12 noon)
  • Asian Department Cook, full time (closes on 4/14/19 @ 12 noon)
  • Floral Clerk, part time (closes on 4/14/19 @ 12 noon)
  • Bakery Designer, part time (closes on 4/17/19 @ 12 noon)
  • Hickory House Clerk, part time (closes on 4/17/19 @ 12 noon)
  • Sushi Clerk, part time (closes on 4/17/19 @ 12 noon)

Main St:

  • Hickory House Clerk, part time (closes on 4/16/19 @ 12 noon)
  • Hickory House Manager, full time (closes on 4/23/19 @ 12 noon)
  • Courtesy Clerk, part time (closes on 4/23/19 @ 12 noon)

Apply online at

Lowes Positions - Galesburg, IL (4/11/19)
Lowes is hiring for the following positions:

  • Merchandising Service Associate
  • Sales Specialist ProServices
  • Sales Specialist Appliances
  • Store Seasonal Employee
  • Sales Specialist Flooring

Apply online at or in person at the Galesburg location.

Target Positions - Galesburg, IL (4/11/19)
Target is hiring for the following positions:

  • Service & Engagement Team Leader
  • Seasonal Food & Beverage Team Member
  • Seasonal Cashier Team Member
  • Seasonal Logistics Team Member
  • Seasonal Sales Floor Team Member - Hardlines

Apply online at

Sales & Marketing

Sales Support - Galesburg, IL (4/22/19)
Fastenal seeks applicants for the position of Sales Support. Working as Part-Time Sales Support, you must have a strong interest in sales and enjoy working in a fast-paced challenging environment. This is an entry level position that will provide assistance to our customers from our branch located at 841 Enterprise Ave., Galesburg, IL 61401. 


The following skills and qualifications are required for this position: 

  • 18 years of age or over 
  • A valid driver's license and the ability to meet our driving record requirements 
  • Possess or are working towards a degree in Business/Marketing OR have equivalent industry experience and knowledge of the local market 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills 
  • Possess strong computer skills and math aptitude 
  • Exhibit strong aptitude for sales and a desire to sell 
  • Highly motivated, self-directed, and customer service oriented 
  • Demonstrate our core values of ambition, innovation, integrity and teamwork 
  • Ability to lift, slide and lower packages that typically weigh 25lbs-50lbs and may weigh up to 75lbs 
  • Ability to pass the required drug screen (applicable in the US, Puerto Rico, and Guam ONLY) 

Apply online at