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.


Billing & Collection Specialist - Galesburg, IL (11/20/17)
Bridgeway seeks to hire a full-time billing and collection specialist. Salary $10-$12/hour.

Duties - To ensure accurate billing information is gathered and updated on software system for each Bridgeway client and ensure accuracy with collections to provide supportive functions to overall operations under the direction of the Business Office Director.

Education High School diploma or GED; must have minimum of one year related experience and/or training.

Other Requirements - Must be able to meet deadlines & handle multiple projects at once; must be able to communicate accurately and precisely both orally and in writing, ability to work efficiently under pressure and to deal effectively and objectively with others.

Must have reliable transportation, valid driver license, proof of car insurance. Must obtain and maintain Blood Borne Pathogens, OIG, HIPAA, Corporate Compliance and Security Rule training and New Employee Orientation after hired.

Apply online at Click on the Employment tab. 

Payroll & Bookkeeping Specialist - Galesburg, IL (11/6/17)
Local CPA firm is accepting applications for a full-time or part-time Payroll and Bookkeeping Specialist located in Galesburg, IL. This position requires bookkeeping and payroll processing experience (1 to 3 years).  Will also consider prior accounting courses taken as experience.

The ideal candidate is as follows:

  • 1-3 years QuickBooks/Accounting/payroll experience
  • Prepare weekly/monthly payroll
  • Prepare W-2’s & 1099’s
  • Provide QuickBooks accounting for select clients
  • Ability to communicate well with clients on accounting issues
  • Computer skills are a must
  • Self-motivated, team player who can multi-task
  • Proficient written and verbal communication
Highly competitive entry level hourly rate is determined by the level of experience. Benefits including, but not limited to: health insurance, holiday pay, and 401(k) may be available. EEO.

If you think you could be an asset to our firm, please send cover letter, resume, and transcripts to Laura Booth at  

Teller - Monmouth, IL (11/6/17)
Wells Fargo in Monmouth, IL seeks to hire a teller. 

Required Qualifications

  • 1+ year of experience interacting with people or customers

Desired Qualifications

  • Ability to navigate multiple computer systems, applications, and utilize search tools to find information
  • Basic Microsoft Office skills
  • Cash handling experience
  • Customer service focus with the ability to stay positive in interactions with customers and team members
  • Experience offering products and services
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment
  • Good communication skills including speaking clearly, succinctly, and accurately while using a pleasant tone and common conversational courtesies
  • Ability to meet or exceed performance objectives

Other Desired Qualifications

  • Multilingual speakers are encouraged to apply

Job Expectations

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to work weekends and holidays as needed or scheduled
Apply online at

Payroll Clerk I - Macomb, IL (10/30/17)
Macomb Intermediate School District seeks to fill the position of Payroll Clerk I. $32,336 - $36,336 a year


  • Associate’s Degree in Accounting or related field, preferred.
  • Minimum of three years of experience processing payroll of 300+ employees, preferred.
  • Knowledge of payroll taxes, IRS and State of Michigan payroll laws, MPSERS, and related regulations.
  • Experience with the Macomb Intermediate School District’s core business systems software, preferred.
  • Highly proficient in the application and navigation of personal computers using Windows operating system with focus in Excel.
  • Proficient in the use of 10-key calculator and keypad.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent math, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to deal with highly confidential and sensitive matters.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment in making decisions in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Flexibility and organizational skills to handle multiple and competing assignments which may extend beyond the regular work day.
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with other employees in a team setting.
  • Ability to maintain a strong attendance record.
For a more detailed job description and to apply, visit Applications will be accepted online until the position is filled.
Admin & Clerical

Part Time Receptionist - Galesburg, IL (11/22/17)
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.


  • Provide friendly, quality client care to the patients and clients of Knox Pet Clinic
  • Receive incoming calls, screen those that are handled by other health care team members and take care of routine calls
  • Follow established hospital policies and procedures in referring clients for immediate treatment of their pets when requests are accompanied by complaints of acute symptoms
  • Schedule appointments
  • Prepare to receive appointments by retrieving client records, preparing needed forms in advance of clients’ arrival
  • Check clients in
  • Prepare patient invoices
  • Assure that that all financial obligation are met by owners
  • Perform over-the-counter selling of specialty merchandise comprised of pet grooming aids and misc. items
  • Fill veterinary prescriptions with appropriate medication
  • Collect lab specimens from pet owners
  • Assist in the updating of client files
  • Enter data into the computer system
  • Perform a variety of clerical duties
  • Work well with all employees
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required experience - Customer Service: 1 year

Interested applicants can apply at Keywords Knox Pet Clinic; Location Galesburg, IL.

Full-Time Office Manager - Monmouth, IL (11/7/17)
Monmouth Feed Company is hiring a full time office manager. Interested applicants can call 309-734-7122 for more information.

Clerical Assistant - Galesburg, IL (11/6/17)
KCCDD is hiring a clerical assistant. 

Job Description
Ability to operate office machines, i.e., copier, fax, computer - proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel. Previous experience helpful. Good communication skills, customer services skills, and ability to handle a busy office necessary. High school diploma or GED required. 

Position is Monday - Friday, daytime hours. Excellent benefits including a minimum of 15 paid holidays, including a week off at Christmas, vacation, sick time, personal time, insurance - life, health, and disability.
Apply in person at:
2015 Windish Drive
Galesburg, IL 61401
or online at, or e-mail resume to EOE. 

Part-Time Receptionist - Galesburg, IL (11/1/17
Yemm Automotive is seeking to hire a part-time receptionist. Interested applicants can fill out an online application by visiting



Full-Time Laborer - Galesburg, IL (11/22/17)
The Galesburg Sanitary District is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Laborer. Please submit a detailed resume with contact information, and experience, education and work history at Keywords Galesburg Sanitary District. Location Galesburg, IL. 

Job Summary

  • The position will likely be 2nd or 3rd shift. Work on weekends and holidays is required.
  • Job duties include operation and maintenance of equipment and machinery at the treatment plant, general labor such as painting, mowing, and many other miscellaneous tasks.

Job Requirements

  • High school diploma, college coursework desirable
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Driver's license required, ability to obtain Class C license upon hire
  • Experience operating various hand and power tools and construction equipment; working in confined spaces
  • Physical demands include walking, bending, kneeling, reaching, climbing stairs and ladders and lifting 50 lbs


  • Health, vision, and dental insurance
  • Paid vacation, personal time, sick time
  • Retirement plan

Required education

  • High school or equivalent

Required license or certification

  • Valid Driver's License

Smithfield Foods - Monmouth, IL (11/13/17)
Smithfield Foods is hiring for the following positions:
  • Production General (MON)
  • Plant Continuous Improvement Manager
  • Maintenance Mechanic
  • Operations Intern (Summer 18)
  • Quality Assurance Technologist

Apply Online:


Part-Time Driver - Galesburg, IL (11/1/17)
Yemm Automotive is seeking to hire a part-time driver. Looking for drivers to make day trips (local or up to 300 miles) to pick up vehicles purchased at auctions, dealer trades, ect.

This is a part-time, hourly position. One may make anywhere from 2 trips to 10 trips per month.

  • Responsibilities and Duties - Clean driving record and responsible and reliable
  • Qualifications and Skills - valid driver's license required
  • Benefits - discounts on vehicles
  • Required license or certification - driver's License

Interested applicants can fill out an online application by visiting



Carl Sandburg College Positions - Galesburg, IL (11/13/17)
Carl Sandburg College seeks applicants for the following positions:

  • CFO/Treasurer
  • Coordinator of Medical Assistant Program
For detailed job descriptions and to apply for a position, visit Click on About, Employment and Human Resources. 


Health Care

Dental Hygienist - Quincy, IL (11/16/17)
Well established dental office seeking outgoing and energetic individual to join our dental team. Competitive salary and benefits package.  Full time position available.  

Mail or drop off resume to:
Louis Quintero DDS
2002 Maine
Quincy, IL 62301

Part-Time Homecare Aide - Galesburg, IL (10/30/17)
Community Care Systems Inc. seeks to hire a part-time homecare aide.  $10 an hour 

Job Summary

1. A High School diploma or general education diploma, or

2. One year of Homecare Aide/Chore-housekeeping direct service staff work experience in the Community Care Program

3. Must be at least 18 years of age

4. Basic knowledge of home management skills

5. Reliable Transportation and current driver's license with insurance

Summary: Under the direct supervision of the Service Coordinator and/or Field Supervisor, the Homecare Aide assists participants with and performs activities of daily living. A Homecare Aide maintains, strengthens, and safeguards the functioning of individuals in their own homes when no responsible and capable person is available for this purpose, in accordance with the authorized plan of care.

Functions: Follows participants' written plan of care which may include, but is not limited to, performing housekeeping chores which include but are not limited to: dusting, vacuuming/mopping floors, stripping/making beds, cleaning of kitchen and bathroom. Performs or assists with personal care including light assist with bathing, meal preparation, laundry, escorting/transporting participant for essential errands and shopping for groceries or personal items.Adhere to proper body mechanics and ability to lift, move, or transport items up to the company 25lbs weight limit guidelines.Attends orientation, pre-service, and quarterly in-service training.

You can apply online at or call (309) 353-2110 for more details.

CNAs - Galesburg, IL (10/12/17)
Hawthorne Inn Assisted Living in Galesburg is growing and expanding our team. We offer Competitive wages, Insurance, 401K (up to 5% company match), a tuition assistance program plus much much more.  

We are currently seeking full & part­ time CNA's for 2nd  & 3rd shifts and a part-time dietary aide position. Join a winning team. Apply in person @ Hawthorne Inn 2245 North Seminary in Galesburg or online @ Call (309) 343-5050 for more information.

Hotel Hospitality

Hotel Openings - Galesburg, IL (11/13/17)
Holiday Inn Express is hiring for the following positions:

  • Front Desk Agent
  • Housekeeper

Apply online at Click on Career Opportunities.

Human Services

Warren Achievement Positions - Monmouth, IL (11/7/17)
Warren Achievement is hiring for the following positions:

  • Residential Assistant/Specialistt, Full Time, Benefits, 2nd & 3rd shifts, some weekends included.  Will provide guidance and supervision to individuals with developmental disabilities in a group home setting. Duties include preparing meals, household chores, and encouraging residents to reach their potential! Part time openings, as well. Must be able to pass TABE (Test of Adult Basic Education).
  • Floor Supervisor, full time, benefits.  Will provide supervision, training, and instruction to individuals with developmental disabilities in order to meet production contracts.  One year experience in industry or with people with disabilities required.
Positions require a valid driver's license and high school diploma or equivalent.  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.
Law Enforcement/Security/Firefighter

Security Officers - Galesburg, IL (11/20/17)
Per Mar Security Services is hiring full time officers, 2nd and 3rd shifts including weekends. Hours could fluctuate every week. Pay starts at $10.00.


  • High School Diploma/GED
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Previous experience in security, law enforcement, or other related fields
  • Familiarity with security equipment
  • Ability to handle physical workload
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Must possess the values important to Per Mar Security – Integrity, Communication, Excellent Service, and Accountability.
  • Must be willing to participate in the Company's pre-employment screening process, including drug screen and background investigation.
  • Per Mar is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Women/Minorities/Veterans/Disabilities

For detailed job descriptions and to apply online, visit: Click on Careers. 





Shipping Clerk - Galesburg, IL (11/20/17)
Heat and Control is hiring a shipping clerk. 

Required Education and Experience:

  • Prior experience as a shipping clerk
  • Worked in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience with hand carts, pallet trucks, and fork lifts
  • Good communication skills
  • Experience inspecting and documenting incoming and outgoing equipment
  • Able to handle exertion involving bending, stooping, lifting, climbing
  • Carry heavy items (50-75lbs) with or without assistance
  • Able to reach horizontally and vertically for stored items

For a detailed job description and to apply for the job, visit:

Full-Time Transportation Mechanic - Colchester, IL (11/17/17)
West Prairie School District seeks to hire a full-time transportation mechanic. Duties: Routine maintenance and repair of bus fleet and district-owned vehicles. Experience a prerequisite. CDL license required but will train to obtain. Ability to transport students desired.  Support for appropriate licensure provided. 10 month contract.

Applications available at the Superintendent’s Office.  Cover letter and resume can be mailed to: 
Melissa Peterson, Transportation Director
204 S. Hun
Colchester, IL  62326

Email for More Information:  

West Prairie CUSD 103 is an equal opportunity employer M/F.

UPS Positions - Galesburg, IL (11/13/17)
UPS is hiring for the following positions:

  • Package Handler
  • Driver Helper
  • Seasonal Personal Vehicle Package Driver

Apply online at

Bartender and Server - Monmouth, IL (11/13/17)
VFW in Monmouth is looking for a reliable person to tend bar 20 to 25 hours per week secure Environment. 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Server customers light cleaning

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bartender experience preferred but not Required

Apply in person at VFW Post 2301, 830 N G St., Monmouth.

Customer Service Representative - Galesburg, IL (11/13/17)
Midwest Title Loans seeks to hire a customer service representative. Full Time Positions: Monday – Friday 10am-6pm and rotating Saturdays 9am-2pm. Closed Sundays!


  • Health benefits
  • Paid Holidays
  • Vacations
  • Paid time off
  • Paid on-site training
  • Competitive Salaries


  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be able to work full time
  • A high school degree or equivalent
  • Basic computer and data entry experience
  • Minimum 2 years customer service experience
  • Collections experience preferred
  • Criminal background check
  • Consumer credit check
  • Drug screen

You can drop off your resume at our local office located at 1640 North Henderson St. Galesburg, IL 61401. Note: Resumes must include employment history, employment dates, description of each position, and educational background. A cover letter is preferred.

Restaurant/Food Service

Buffalo Wild Wings Positions - Galesburg, IL (11/13/17)
Hiring for the following positions: 

  • Server
  • Bartender
  • Host/Hostess
  • Cashier
  • Cooks
  • Busser
  • Dishwasher
  • Manager

Apply online at



Hy-Vee Positions - Galesburg, IL (11/22/17)
Hy-Vee is hiring for the following part-time positions. All postings close at 12 noon on 11/26/17. Apply online at Click on Careers located at the bottom of the page. 

Henderson St.:

  • Chinese Express Cook
  • Donut Finisher/Designer
  • Bakery Wrapper
  • Kitchen Clerk
  • Delicatessen Clerk
  • Floral Designer

Target - Galesburg, IL (11/20/17)
Galesburg Target is hiring the following positions:

  • Apparel and accessories team member
  • Sales Floor Team Member
Apply online at (Click on More and then Careers located at bottom of page) or visit the store’s kiosk at: 1071 W Carl Sandburg Drive - Galesburg.

Lowes Positions -  Galesburg, IL (11/20/17)
Lowes is hiring for the following positions:

  • Facility Service Associate
  • Sales Coordinator Interior
  • Delivery Driver
Apply online at or visit the store and apply at the kiosk.

Part-Time Cashier Greeter - Galesburg, IL (11/20/17)
U.S. Cellular is hiring a part-time 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

Temporary Retail Team Member - Monmouth, IL (11/20/17)
Follett is hiring a temporary retail team member for their Monmouth College bookstore location in Monmouth, IL. 

  • 0 - 12 months of previous retail or clerical experience preferred.
  • Strong customer service skills including effective communication.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize workload.

For a detailed job description and to apply, visit Click on Job & Career Info at the bottom of the page.

Casey's Positions - Abingdon, Monmouth, Galesburg, Knoxville, Wataga IL (11/20/17)
Casey's is hiring various positions. Apply online at

Maurices Positions - Galesburg, IL (11/20/17)
Maurices is hiring for the following positions:

  • Sales Support Associate
  • Assistant Manager, Full time
  • Stylist
  • Assistant Manager, Part time
  • Store Manager
  • Manager in Training
  • Temporary Sales Support Associate
  • Temporary Stylist
  • First Assistant Manager

Apply online at

JCPenney Positions - Galesburg, IL (11/13/17)
JCPenney seeks applicants for the following positions:

  • Salon Receptionist
  • Merchandise Associate
  • Operations Associate
  • Hair Stylist
  • Sales Associate
  • Temporary Sales Associate
  • Temporary Ops Associate

For detailed job descriptions and to apply for a position, visit

Retail Store Sales Associate - Galesburg, IL (11/13/17)
Blick Art Materials seeks to hire a retail store sales associate. The Retail Store Sales Associate is a representative of our company to the public and is therefore expected to handle all customer contacts in a friendly, courteous and professional manner. The associate is responsible for driving revenue by providing our customers with outstanding customer service, helpful product knowledge, building individual customer relationships and presenting a clean, safe and well- maintained store environment.


  • High School Graduate or equivalent. College preferred, but not required.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Available to work day/evening shifts, weekends, and holidays as needed.
  • Prolonged walking, standing and climbing ladders.
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs.

Apply online at