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.


Accounting Specialist I - Monmouth, IL (12/11/18)
Warren Achievement Center is hiring a full time accounting specialist I.

Benefits, generally Monday through Friday. Will assist in the preparation of the monthly financial statement and provide back-up to the Chief Financial Officer. Record agency business transactions
to general ledger accounts. Invoice in Sage software. Process and perform all aspects of Residential Bookkeeper duties in order to provide back up. Assist with other bookkeeping and business office functions. Position requires a high school diploma or equivalent with at least three years of experience, or an Associate’s degree in an Accounting or related field. Apply on-line at or get an application at 1220 E. 2nd Ave., Monmouth, IL 61462. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. 

Tax Preparer - Galesburg, IL (12/11/18)
Kelly, Cox & Butcher is seeking a seasonal Tax Preparer to join our team for the upcoming tax season. Our Tax Preparers, under general supervision, will complete income tax preparation as well as provide excellent customer service to our clients. This position has access to and regularly works with information of a sensitive, highly confidential nature. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in customer service and a prior tax preparation experience. 

Major Responsibilities:

  • Reviews client financial records and profile to determine appropriate return forms
  • Completes all related tax forms in compliance with legislation and regulations
  • Utilizes in-house software and technology
  • Delivers exceptional customer service
  • Consults tax law reference materials and other KCB staff to determine procedures for preparation of atypical returns
  • Provides future tax planning to clients
  • Acts as consultant for the client’s tax -related questions and issues
  • Resolves client complaints, or refers situations to supervisor (as appropriate) for resolution
  • Reviews all tax return forms for accuracy and completeness (i.e., client signatures.
  • Other job duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business track, or equivalent related professional experience, specific study of tax preparation preferred.
  • Previous experience in tax preparation a plus.
  • Outstanding communication, interpersonal and customer services skills.
  • Basic knowledge of Windows network environment.
  • Must be able to obtain certification by the state with a PTIN (Preparer Tax Identification Number).
To apply, please send your resume and work availability to

Payroll Specialist - Galesburg, IL (11/29/18)
Blick Art Materials seeks applicants for the full time position of payroll specialist. Interested applicants can send their resume and cover letter to

Admin & Clerical

Receptionist/Office Assistant - Monmouth, IL (12/13/18)
Kunes Country Autogroup, located in Monmouth, IL seeks applicants for the position of Receptionist/Office Assistant. 

Full Time position available. Monday through Friday 8:00am- 4:00pm

Job/Education Requirements:

  • High school diploma
  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions and information
  • Excellent oral communication skills
  • Professional personal appearance
  • Ability to communicate customers' interests needs and requests to management and sales personnel
  • Able to work a flexible schedule


  • 401K
  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Discount on Vehicles
  • Paid Vacation
Apply online at

Front Office Assistant, Cardiology - Galesburg, IL (12/13/18)
OSF Healthcare seeks applicants for the full time position of Front Office Assistant, Cardiology.


  • High school or GED equivalent
  • Customer service experience
  • Typing, filing, telephone skills
  • Basic Microsoft application basic proficiency
  • Excellent Customer Service skills 


  • Basic knowledge of medical terminology, ICD-10 and CPT codes
  • Electronic Medical Record experience
Apply online at

Secretarial Positions - Galesburg, IL (12/7/18)
Galesburg School District is hiring secretaries for the following locations:

  • C.U.S.D. #205 Elementary School
  • Galesburg High School

For detailed information and to apply, visit

Receptionist/Billing Clerk - Monmouth, IL (12/6/18)
The Warren County Dental Clinic has an immediate opening for a full-time receptionist/billing clerk. Candidates must be reliable, highly motivated, and team oriented. Bilingual is a plus.

Please send your paper resume to: Jenna Link, Warren County Health Department, 240 S Main St, Monmouth, IL 61462 by 4:00 pm December 12th. We are an equal opportunity employer. For further questions, please call 309-734-1314.

Office Assistant/Receptionist - Monmouth, IL (12/4/18)
Monmouth Chamber of Commerce is seeking applicants for the position of office assistant/receptionist (25 to 30 hours a week.) The Office Assistant serves as the receptionist and secretary to the Monmouth Area Chamber of Commerce. The Office Assistant reports directly to the Chamber Executive Director. The Office Assistant shall be responsible for managing and performing the daily office functions and activities of the Monmouth Area Chamber of Commerce. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Receptionist & Clerical Duties:

  • Screen telephone calls, reply to routine inquiries, receive staff and visitors in the office and schedule appointments as requested.
  • Process and route mail. Ensure that proper postage is placed on outgoing mail.
  • Compose and type routine correspondence.
  • Maintain all office filing systems in a timely manner.

Apply Online or stop by 89 Public Square in Monmouth and drop off a resume and cover letter.

Part Time Receptionist - Galesburg, IL (12/4/18)
Knox Pet Clinic is seeking a friendly and professional individual to complete our receptionist team! Knox Pet Clinic is a small animal clinic and hospital, experience with animals is a plus. Candidate must be comfortable working on a computer including but not limited to email, Internet-based programs, and Cornerstone (clinic's software). As a receptionist you'll be the face of the clinic and the voice on the other line of the phone, customer service is very important. The right candidate will have excellent communication skills, works well with other team members, and have the ability to multitask.

Some receptionist responsibilities include:

  • Provide friendly, quality care to the clients of Knox Pet ClinicReceive incoming calls, screen those that are handled by other health care team members and take care of routine calls
  • Prepare to receive appointments by retrieving client records, preparing needed forms in advance of clients’ arrival
  • Prepare patient invoices
  • Assist in the updating of client files
  • Perform a variety of clerical duties
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Applications can also be filled out at 658 W Main Street Galesburg, IL

Job Type: Part-time 

Receptionist: 1 year (Preferred)
Customer Service: 2 years (Preferred)

Full Time Office Assistant - Galesburg, IL (12/3/18)
Lake Land College @ Hill Correctional Center seeks applicants for the full time position of Office Assistant. Applications accepted until position is filled. Submit LLC application, letter of application, resume, and transcripts. Apply online EOE/AA

Experience: Computer,Bookkeeping Experience,and Report Writing required.

Knowledge: Knowledge of software and computer operation required.Book keeping and clerical functions required.

Skills Highly developed computer skills required.Good communications skills required. Personal: Good Interpersonal Skills. Physical: Must be able to perform routine clerical tasks.Drug Testing Required.

Personal: Good Interpersonal Skills.

Physical: Must be able to perform routine clerical tasks.Drug Testing Required.

Salary: $23,000.00 /year; Experience: office assistant: 1 year (Required)

Part Time Administrative Assistant - Galesburg, IL (11/29/18)
Trinity Lutheran Church seeks to hire a part time administrative assistant. Approximately 25 hours/week. Willing to work around academic schedules. $15/hour. 

Please mail resume or apply in person at:

Trinity Lutheran Church
Attn: Pastor Frank Langholf
304 Ferris St.
Galesburg, IL 61401




Hourly Laborer - Monmouth, IL (12/10/18)
Packer Sanitation Services is hiring an hourly laborer. The position performs sanitation labor by performing the seven steps of sanitation while understanding and complying with all safety policies and procedures. The sanitation team member must understand how to work with necessary chemicals, work at a pace and delivers a clean plant to the customer on time and abide by company policies, including satisfactory attendance. 

For a detailed job description and to apply, visit Click on Careers.

Smithfield Foods Positions - Monmouth, IL (12/4/18)
Smithfield Foods is hiring for the following positions:

  • Production General (MON)
  • Plant Maintenance Supervisor, 3rd shift
  • HR Generalist
  • Area Livestock Buyer
  • Quality Assurance Technologist
  • Hog Procurement Intern (Summer 2019)
  • Operations Intern (Summer 2019)
  • Operations Trainee
  • General Production (Military Veteran)

Apply online at



Delivery Driver - Galesburg, IL (12/13/18)
G&M Distributors is hiring a deliery driver. Enjoy a 4 day work week and being home every night! Deliver beverage products to selected retailers. Class A CDL is preferred, a CDL permit is a plus. Good driving record is a must. The position requires continuous lifting/placement of product. This full-time position offers competitive wages & excellent benefits including health insurance, paid vacations, and retirement savings plans.

To apply, submit your resume with indeed or apply in person at 200 N. Linwood Road, Galesburg, IL. EOE 


Carl Sandburg College Positions - Galesburg, IL (11/13/18)
Carl Sandburg College seeks applicants for the following positions:

  • Public Safety Officer-Weekend
  • Coordinator of Veterans and Military Servies/Financial Aid Specialist

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

Health Care

Full Time Dental Hygienist - Monmouth, IL (12/6/18)
The Warren County Dental Clinic has an immediate opening for a full-time registered dental hygienist. Candidates must be reliable, highly motivated, and team oriented. Bilingual is a plus. Please send your paper resume to: Jenna Link, Warren County Health Department, 240 S Main St, Monmouth, IL 61462 by 4:00 pm December 12th. We are an equal opportunity employer. For further questions, please call 309-734-1314.

PRN Rad Tech - West Burlington, IA (12/3/18)
Great River Medical Center is seeking a Radiologic Tech to assist our medical provider with the care and treatment of patients. Our Rad Techs operate stationary and mobile radiographic equipment in general radiography, fluoroscopy, surgery and other areas where needed to produce quality images as directed by radiologists and physicians. 

Wages/ Benefits:

  • $18.23/ hour base wage plus credit given for experience
  • Shift and weekend differentials ~ $1.40/hour evenings, $1.60/hour nights, and $1.00/hour weekend
  • Free gym membership
  • Onsite daycare center

Desired qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Radiologic Technology
  • Iowa Permit to Practice – Radiograph
  • ARRT Registered
If you are interested apply online at

Cardiac Sonographer - Decatur, IL (11/14/18)
Decature Memorial Hospital is hiring a cardian sonographer. Works closely with the cardiologist to perform cardiac ultrasound procedures at the technical level, contributing to the efficient operation of the department and promoting the philosophy, to ensure the quality and continuity of patient care. Maintains the standard of care delivered to infants, toddlers, preschool and school age children, adolescents, adults and geriatrics. 

Education, Experience, and/or Other Requirements

  • Must be ARDMS or RCS registered or be actively pursuing registration.  One year of clinical experience in a progressive Ultrasound Department or Ultrasound Training Program that meets with the ARDMS requirements for registry eligibility is required. Must be RDCS or RCS or actively pursuing registration. Echo department or  Echooho training program that meets RDCS/RCS. Must have a valid driver's license in order to drive to outreach sites and screening events.  Must be CPR certified. 

Contact Person:

Amanda Drain, Nurse Recruiter
Decatur Memorial Hospital
Direct Line: 217.876.6114

Hotel Hospitality

Housekeeping Inspector - Galesburg, IL ( 12/4/18)
Baymont Inn & Suites is hiring a housekeeper inspector. For a detailed job description and to apply, visit

Human Services

Developmental Training Aide - Monmouth, IL (12/5/18)
Warren Achievement Center is accepting applications for the position of developmental training aide. Part time, approximately 25 hours per week, Monday through Friday, days. Will assist DT Specialists with personal care, pre-vocational training, vocational training, motor skills development, social skills development, and life enhancement skills. High school diploma or equivalent preferred, but not required.

Apply online at or at 1220 E. 2nd Ave., Monmouth, IL. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free workplace.






Part-Time Flex Associates - Galesburg, IL (12/12/18)
Anderson Merchandisers is looking to add to their staff. We are a family company in more than just name. We consistently emphasize growth from within and an entrepreneurial spirit at every level. At Anderson Merchandisers, your success is our success.

Simply put, you are who we are. Some of our biggest business-building ideas have come directly from our associates.

Our associates represent our unique culture, built upon our core values, our guiding rules for successful individuals, and the Anderson Approach. When it comes down to it, it is our people who make our company great.

We are currently seeking professionals who possess relentless drive and initiative and are ready to work in a fast-paced environment.

Apply online at Keywords Anderson Merchandisers; Location Galesburg,  IL.

Full-Time Warehouse Associates - Galesburg, IL (12/11/18)
Sitka Salmon is hiring a full time warehouse associate. Sitka Salmon Shares is a sustainably focused and fully integrated Community Supported Fishery. We currently operate in Sitka, AK; Middleton, WI; Schaumburg, IL and Galesburg, IL. Our employees share a passion for providing exceptional quality, wild-caught Alaskan seafood to our loyal and expanding Midwestern member base. Sitka Salmon Shares aims to support our growing fleet of sustainable, small boat, family fishermen by restructuring the seafood supply chain. All our employees play an important role in our mission of building a healthier and more environmentally conscious food system in the places we live, work and play.

We are currently seeking reliable, self-motivated individuals to fill 3 openings as full-time, permanent warehouse employees. In this role, your contributions will directly aid in the continued expansion of the Galesburg operation and the company as a whole. You will be expected to assist in daily operations, maintain a team-player mindset, and withhold the standards and mission of Sitka Salmon Shares in the highest regard.

Please send a cover letter and resume in PDF format thrugh . Any questions can be directed to Aaron or Alex at 309-509-3804.

Anticipated start date of January 7th 2019.

Customer Service Representative - Galesburg, IL (12/5/18)
Lincare Healthcare seeks to hire a customer service rep. As a healthcare Customer Service Representative you will be responsible for successfully managing large amounts of inbound and outbound calls. This will include following communication scripts, handling different topics, and acting as a liaison between our company and its customers. In addition, you will be responsible for evaluating all documents to ensure that appropriate information has been obtained for billing purposes.

We are looking for a Customer Center Representative who combines excellent customer service and problem-solving skills, with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. You should also have the time-management and organizational skills necessary to effectively manage multiple expectations in a fast-paced environment. It is also vital that you display exceptional verbal and written communication, interpersonal, and active-listening skills, as well as the ability to prioritize issues and respond accordingly.

For a detailed job description and to apply, visit

Circulation Librarian - Galesburg, IL (12/5/18)
The Galesburg Public Library is seeks applicants for the position of Circulation Library. A circulation librarian cheerfully greets visitors to the library and provides outstanding customer service by answering questions, checking out materials, and helping maintain the collection. A circulation librarian must be able to lift arms above shoulder level to retrieve items from shelves and lift and balance heavy books. A circulation librarian must juggle several tasks at once, including waiting on customers and answering the telephone, and may remain in a standing position for extended periods of time. 

To apply, fill out the job application  in print or electronically and send to Sara Naslund, Circulation Supervisor,

City of Galesburg Positions - Galesburg, IL (12/5/18)
The City of Galesburg is hiring for the following positions:


The City of Galesburg is soliciting applicants for two (2) positions of Property Compliance Officer and one (1) position of Community Service Officer. These are full-time, benefit earning, union represented positions that work a regularly scheduled 40-hour week, at a starting pay rate of $17.92 per hour.


The Property Compliance Officers (PCO) are responsible for conducting community investigations and inspections of municipal nuisance code violations on private and public property in order to abate violations of instances such as: health/safety, environmental issues, high weeds and grass, junk, illegal dumping and abandoned vehicles, property maintenance and other regulations. Conducts housing and rental inspections to ensure they are in compliance with City ordinances and State and Federal laws. Receives and logs complaints and responds to both citizen and city inquiries and complaints.

Acknowledging the sometimes contentious nature of code enforcement, the incumbent must maintain a culture of superior customer service by finding alternative resolutions instead of strict enforcement. The incumbent will foster a professional and cooperative relationship with the public, other departments, agencies, and partners.

The Community Service Officer (CSO) is responsible for performing non-criminal ordinance enforcement including but not limited to parking violations, nuisance ordinances, inspections, and investigation of possible nuisance complaints, and completing citations for these offenses as well as administrative citations for those ordinances so approved. Assists patrol officers in those non-criminal enforcement/investigative functions as directed. Conducts mobile and walking patrols of public and private parking areas; issues tickets as necessary; checks handicapped spaces to insure proper usage and issues tickets accordingly.


A High School diploma or GED is required. A valid Illinois Driver’s License is required. Strong oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate with the public, co-workers, supervisors, and court personnel. Ability to operate radios, telephones, and other communication equipment in the performance of daily functions. Knowledge of and adherence to City safety

procedures and practices is required, as well as the ability to work outdoors under varying weather conditions.


Applications must be submitted electronically through the City’s online application process at: To receive consideration for this vacancy, applications must be received on or before 5:00 p.m. Friday, December 20, 2018.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $17.92 to $22.94 /hour

Barista - Monmouth, IL (12/4/18)
Central Mountain Coffee, located in Monmouth IL, is hiring a barista. Barista applicants must have a minimum of 1-year experience as a barista. Must demonstrate proper knowledge in coffee extraction technique and milk steaming. Must be able to demonstrate minimum skills in latte art.

For a detailed job description and to apply, visit Keywords Central Mountain Coffee; Location Monmouth, IL.

Custodian - Galesburg, IL (12/4/18)
Knox College seeks to hire a custodian. 


  • Two years of direct custodial experience.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to move or lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to pass a background check.

For a detailed job description and to apply, visit

Merchandise Handler - Galesburg, IL (12/4/18)
Slumberland is hiring a merchandise handler. 


  • High school diploma or GED (or currently working towards). Basic math. Knowledge of tools and hardware components and product assembly. Basic computer knowledge is required.
  • OS knowledge desirable.
  • Must have a class c drivers license with an airbrake endorsement or can get the endorsement within 30 days of hire.

Apply online at

Movers and Packers - Galesburg, IL (12/4/18)
Ferris Moving & Storage is hiring a movers and packers. Apply online at Keywords Ferris; Location Galesburg. 


Team Member - Galesburg, IL (12/11/18)
Tractor Supply Company is hiring a team member. This position is responsible for interacting with customers and team members, supporting selling initiatives and performing assigned tasks, while providing legendary customer service. 

As a Team Member, it is essential that you be available, flexible, adaptable and service-oriented, as you must be able to fulfill all of the the following requirements: 

  • Maintain regular and predictable attendance.
  • Work scheduled shifts and have the ability to work varied hours, days, nights, weekends and overtime as dictated by business needs. 

Read a detailed job description and apply online at

Lowes Positions - Galesburg, IL (12/10/18)
Lowes is hriing for the following positions:

  • Customer Service Associate II
  • Unload Associate

Apply online at or visit the store and apply at the kiosk.

Target Positions - Galesburg, IL (12/10/18)
Galesburg Target is hiring for the following positions:

  • Seasonal Team Member
  • Food Team Member
  • Guest Service Team Leader
  • Apparel & Accessories Team Member

Apply online at or visit the store’s kiosk at: 1071 W Carl Sandburg Drive - Galesburg.

Sales Associate - Galesburg, IL (12/10/18)
Hibbett Sports is hiring a sales associate. 


  • Provide outstanding customer experiences 
  • Encourage services provided by our company 
  • Track sales by following guidelines and using results to reach or improve store and personal goals 
  • Learn, practice, and uphold all company policies, standards, and procedures. 
  • Attend and engage in all mandatory staff meetings scheduled for store .
  • Communicate merchandise needs, pricing concerns, and operations problems consistently to management. 
  • Assist with unloading shipment and store projects 


  • High school diploma or general education diploma (GED) or be currently enrolled in High School. No experience required.

Apply online at

Hy-Vee Positions - Galesburg, IL (12/4/18)
Hy-Vee seeks applicants for the following positions. 

Henderson St.

  • 2nd Assistant Manager (part-time) Closes at 12 noon on 12/18/18)
  • 2nd Assistant Manager (full-time) Closes at 12 noon on 12/18/18)
Apply online at

Support Lead - Galesburg, IL (12/4/18)
Five Below is hiring support lead positions. For a detailed job description and to apply, visit Click on Careers.

Retail  Sales Associate - Galesburg, IL (12/4/18)
Sinbad Vapors is looking for dedicated and qualified individuals to join our team. We are a locally owned vapor store, that is rapidly growing and looking for fresh faces to add to our unique team. There are 6 core values that we focus on at Sinbad Vapors: Strength, Integrity, Nobility, Bravery, Ambition and Determination. If you think you would be a good fit for the job, please send in your resume, and we will contact you as soon as possible.

Apply online at Keywords Sinbad Vapors; Location Galesburg, IL.

Sales Floor Associate - Galesburg, IL (12/4/18)
Dollar Tree is hiring a sales floor associate. 

  • Responsible for assisting with the complete operations of assigned store, in conjunction with assigned tasks and duties.
  • Assist in the merchandising of the store.
  • Fully cross-trained to assist with cash register operations, customer service and stock replenishment.

Apply online at

Cashier/Greeter - Galesburg, IL (12/4/18)
US Cellular is hiring a cashier/greeter. 


  • High school diploma or state equivalency required.
  • 6 months of customer service experience preferred, which may include retail sales, cashier, hostess, and general office.
  • Strong organizational skills required.
  • Cash handling experience required.
Apply online at

Shopko Positions - Galesburg, IL (12/4/18)
Shopko is hiring for the following positions:

  • Cashier
  • General merchandise salesfloor teammate
  • Apparel salesfloor teammate
  • General merchandise freight teammate
  • Optometrist
  • Temporary position - lawn and garden teammate
  • Pharmacy technician
  • Seasonal positions

Apply online at


Sales & Marketing

Full-Time Inside Sales - Galesburg, IL (12/14/18)
Holt Supply is seeking applicants for a full-time inside sales position. You will be responsible for consulting customers, taking orders, locating product and coordinating delivery. You will work with our industry-specific software and some Microsoft Office programs.


  • Average computer proficiency
  • Some knowledge of plumbing systems and practices

Apply online at

Merchandiser/Sales - Galesburg, IL (12/10/18)
Euclid Beverage is filling a merchandiser/sales position.

Requirements include:

  • Previous merchandising or sales experience preferred
  • High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED) required.
  • Excellent organization, communication, time management and customer service skills
    Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must have reliable automobile transportation, maintain an acceptable driving record and valid driver license, and maintain auto insurance coverage at least to the minimum amount specified by the Company and state law.
  • Ability to work flexible hours with some evenings and weekends.
  • Must be able to lift products from 25 lbs. to 50 lbs. on a regular basis.
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug test, physical and background check.

For a detailed job description and to apply, visit Keywords Euclid Beverage; Location Galesburg, IL.