Career/Job Opportunities

Career/Job Opportunities

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


Hy-Vee Positions - Galesburg, IL (5/23/16)

Hy-Vee in Galesburg, IL seeks to hire the following positions at the specified locations:

  • Night Stocker – Part Time
  • Courtesy Clerk – Part Time (Main St. and Henderson Stores)

Apply online at: , click on “Careers”, then “Browse Job Opportunities.”


Shopko Positions - Monmouth, IL (5/23/16)

Shopko in Monmouth, IL seeks applicants for the following positions:

  • Apparel Sales floor Teammate
  • Cashier
  • General Merchandise Freight Teammate
  • General Merchandise Salesfloor Teammate
  • Lawn and Garden Teammate
  • Presentation Supervisor
  • Optometrist
  • Pharmacist
  • Temporary Position - Lawn and Garden Teammate

Individuals interested in these opportunities opportunity should submit a candidate profile at Click on Careers (located at bottom of page).


Lowes Positions - Galesburg, IL (5/23/16)
Lowes seeks to hire the following positions:

  • Head Cashier
  • Customer Service Associate II
  • Facility Service Associate

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


Knox County Nursing Home Positions - Knoxville, IL (5/20/16)

  • 1st Shift: 5 Part-Time CNAs & 1 Part-Time LPN
  • 2nd Shift: 5 Part-Time CNAs & 1 Part-Time LPN
  • 3rd Shift: 4 Part-Time CNAs & 2 Part-Time LPNs
  • 2nd Shift: 2 Full-Time CNAs
  • 3rd Shift: 1 Full-Time CNA & 1 Full-Time LPN

Nursing Float:
2 Part-time Positions Available.  Hours: 4pm to 8pm, with weekend obligations.
Description:  Work hands on with Nursing Home Residents.  Duties will include doing 1:1s, small group Activities, transporting residents to and from meals, etc.  Candidate must be able to work and relate well with older adults.  This position is ideal for those who are interested in pursuing a career in nursing or healthcare eventually.

Part-Time Therapeutic Dementia Aide:
This is a position that would be an excellent entry level position for any person interested in health care and acquiring experience with dementia care.  Our Therapeutic Dementia Aide works on the Memory Care Unit with older adults who have dementia. On a day to day basis the Therapeutic Dementia Aide helps the Memory Care residents with meaningful activities. This activity involvement helps bring a sense of happiness and/or fulfillment to the Memory Care residents and it also assists the other wing staff to be able to concentrate on caring for the residents’ non-activity related needs.  The Therapeutic Dementia Aide would be responsible for working with the Memory Care Coordinator, running scheduled activities, running impromptu activities as needed, charting the completion of those activities, interacting with residents continuously and engaging residents on whatever level they need. Qualities a successful Therapeutic Dementia Aide should possess include a desire to help others, creativity, the ability to follow instructions but to also be spontaneous if needed and the desire and ability to learn about dementia and how it affects each of our residents.


Full Time Activity/Social Service Designee


Apply in person at:

or download application at:


Stylist - Macomb, IL (5/19/16)
Macomb Smartstyle seeks applicants for a stylist position. Full and part time positions available. Stylists at Regis provide guests with excellent service providing the full range of hair care services offered by their salon, such as cutting, styling, coloring, washing and perming hair and providing wax treatments.  Regis endeavors to provide every guest with a great experience every time they visit by providing quality consultations, exceptional service and the knowledge to duplicate the desired look at home.

Minimal Qualifications:

  • Current cosmetology or barber license as required by state/provincial regulations
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends
  • Ability to provide exceptional guest service, understanding the guest’s needs, providing quality consultations and performing services requested in a competent, efficient and professional manner
  • Ability to perform administrative tasks such as completing transactions on the computerized register, performing close-out procedures and light housekeeping duties

Physical Requirements:

  • Standing for sustained periods of time
  • Frequent lifting up to 10 pounds, occasionally up to 25 pounds
  • Continuous repetitive movement with fingers, hands, wrists and arms.
  • Continuous grasping and reaching, often above shoulder level
  • Ability to be exposed to various chemicals and fragrances used in performing services
  • Ability to observe guest’s hair, including close vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus
  • Ability to communicate with guest regarding services offered and requested and the guest’s needs and wants

Apply online at and click on careers. Enter in Macomb or Quincy.


Maintenance Specialist - Monmouth, IL (5/18/16)
Warren Achievement, located in Monmouth, IL seeks to hire a Maintenance Specialist I, full time, benefits. Will troubleshoot and repair a variety of systems for WAC Buildings & Grounds. One year experience in building maintenance required. Requires a high school diploma or equivalent. For more details & to apply, visit or apply at 1220 E. 2nd Avenue, Monmouth, IL. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.


Office Personnel - Galesburg, IL (5/17/16)
Office Personnel Needed at Breslin's Floor Coverings in Galesburg, IL. 

Preferred Qualifications:
Accounts Payable/Receivable | Data entry | Knowledge of spreadsheets

  • Hired applicant will receive some on-the-job training
  • Immediate start date available*
  • Bring resume if applicable*

Apply in person and ask for Pat. 
Breslin’s Floor Coverings
63 N Seminary St.
Galesburg, IL


Police Officers - Monmouth, IL (5/11/16)
The City of Monmouth, IL announces acceptance of applications for the position of Police Officer. Orientation must be attend by all applicants on Saturday, June 18th at 8:30; 200 N 7th St., Monmouth, IL. For detailed information, click here


Sales Representative - Chicago, IL (5/11/16)
Spartan Logistics is a freight brokerage with an aggressive drive toward growth and a dedicated focus on solutions through a blend of technology and hard work. We are investing in people who will invest in themselves. Spartan is searching for results driven inside sales representatives with competitive drive. This position will include heavy cold-calling and sourcing for new customers and/or carriers to drive the growth of your own book of business. We are looking for people who are driven by success and results. This person works best independently as well as with a team and elevating those around you.


For a detailed job description, click here. Reply with resume and qualifications to


Full Time Laborers - Williamsfield, IL (5/11/16)

Reliable Help Wanted. Are you involved in the agricultural industry? Would you rather work outdoors than sit at a desk? Is your goal to learn a trade and own your own business, not just get a job? If this sounds like you, please read on!

LLC farm drainage business established in 1997, based in Knox County, Illinois, is in need of a reliable, full-time (as weather allows) laborer with a well-rounded skillset, including the ability to safely lift at least 50 pounds, excellent listening skills, and the ability to work outdoors in good and adverse conditions.  Mechanical/welding skills would be a plus, as would experience with operating heavy equipment and a Class A CLD license.



  • Locate existing field tile probing and shoveling
  • Install tees, make connections and bed material
  • Perform backfilling operations
  • Other responsibilities and tasks as assigned

Required Skills

  • Ag background, i.e., experience with ag equipment
  • Willingness to learn and develop topographic skills for layout and installation
  • Strong self motivation and a willingness to follow instructions
  • Ability to report to work sites in a prompt and timely manner
  • Must be able to climb in and out of start holes several times per day and work productively outdoors in good or adverse conditions
  • Must be courteous and presentable around clients and potential clients

How to apply:
Send resume, including references to:
D & L Drainage, LLC
P.O. Box 154 Williamsfield, IL 61489 


OR   via email to OR contact Janet, D&L office manager, at 309-360-0840 to get an application sent via email or by USPS mail.


Front Desk/Housekeeping - Monmouth, IL (5/10/16)
AmericInn Hotel in Monmouth is looking for a hard working individual that is very flexible in the amount of hours and type of job they would be scheduled for or called in for. Looking for someone that could handle working Housekeeping and Front Desk and all 3 shifts if someone is sick or on vacation. Good customer service skills, computer skills, telephone skills and cleaning skills required. Would be every other weekend or every weekend and on call for any position or shift. Example to that is maybe housekeeping during morning and then all of sudden called in to cover 3rd shift front desk. I know this is a lot to ask and will take the right person to handle this. It will vary on hours could be up to 20 hours a week or less.


If interested, fill out application at the AmericInn Hotel: 1 Americinn Way – Monmouth, IL. ($8.50 an hour - Part-time)


Front Office Assistant - Monmouth, IL (5/10/16)
OSF Healthcare, located in Monmouth, IL seeks a front office assistant. 

  • Attend clinic reception desk; perform clerical and reception duties. Perform necessary computer input. Balance cash box. Schedule appointments.


  • High school diploma or equivalent education.
  • Computer experience required.
  • Exceptional customer service skills required.


  • Previous experience in health care field in related work preferred.


Applicants will be afforded equal opportunity without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin or ancestry, age physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability or an unfavorable discharge from military service. Interested applicants can visit to apply.


Clerical Work - Bushnell, IL (5/6/16)
A part time individual is needed in Bushnell, IL to work in a clerical setting. The position is 20 hours/week from 3/15-12/31 and then approximately 40 hours/week from January-March. Bookkeeping, payroll, receptionist duties, etc. will be part of the job.


Interested applicants can contact Ruth Ann McGrew at:
Ruth Ann McGrew
Western FBFM Association
446 East Main Street, P. O. Box 93
Bushnell, IL  61422
Office - 309-772-9251
e-mail -


Painters Needed - Galesburg, IL (5/5/16)
Hiring crew chiefs and crew members for my business this summer. I will have full time positions for anyone in any of those areas.

  • I'm looking for people who are reliable and hard working.
  • Full time (40 hours a week guaranteed)
  • Pay STARTS at $9/hr-$12 with opportunity for bonuses and bi-weekly raises
  • Work experience required/willing to train if none
  • Use marketing code 44909 to apply
  • Must be 18 or older to apply
  • Jobs will be done in the Galesburg, IL area!!!

MUST apply on to be considered for the position.


Audio Services Specialist - Galesburg, IL (5/3/16)
Carl Sandburg College seeks applicants for the position of audio services specialist. ($10.46 - $10.97 Hourly). 


Major Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and update classroom audiovisual equipment.
  • Provide audiovisual support for campus events.
  • Provide webinar support to faculty and students.
  • Assist with the operations of the One Button Studio.
  • Assist with video production, closed captioning and related technology.

Minimum Necessary Skills, Experience, and Educational Background:

  • Experience in the field to include working knowledge of audiovisual production, graphics production, and maintenance and minor repairs of AV equipment.
  • Associate Degree preferred or ability to demonstrate proficiency of skill.
  • Excellent communication skills to successfully interact with clients of all ages, socio-economic status, sex, or race.
  • Valid driver's license required.

For a detailed job description, visit: and then click Employment. To apply for the job, click Apply after viewing the job to create an account.


Target Positions - Galesburg, IL (5/2/16)
Target seeks to hire the following positions:

  • Sales Floor Team Member
  • Cashier Team Member
  • Merchandise Flow 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.


Plant Accounting Clerk - Monmouth, IL (5/2/16)
Smithfield Packing Co., located in Monmouth, IL seeks to hire a plant accounting clerk. For a detailed job description and to apply for the job, visit:



Field Research Assistants - Monmouth, IL (4/21/16)

To help with planting, pollinating, harvesting, threshing, shipping, weeding, preparing fields, preparing seed, sampling, detasseling, rogueing, and other field and seed activities related to crops and fields. This is a full time position in the Illinois area with first shift hours Monday-Friday with occasional OT. Pay is based on experience. The assignment will start in May and last until November. If you are interested, please apply at or call the Burlington office at 319-753-1663 to schedule an appointment.



Firefighters/Police Officers - Monmouth, IL (3/7/16)

The Monmouth Board of Fire and Police Commissioners will be conducting testing for entry level Police Officers and Firefighters in June and July of 2016. Use the links below for further information:


Police Officer application

Firefighter application

Agility Test

POWER Test information