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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.


JCPenney's Positions - Galesburg, IL (9/27/16)
JCPenney's, located at Sandburg Mall, is hiring multiple positions:

  • Merchandise Associate
  • Operations Associate
  • Sales Associate
  • Seasonal Sales Associate
  • Seasonal Operations Associate
  • Support Specialist

Apply online at Click on Careers located at the bottom of the page. 


Lifeguards - Galesburg, IL (9/27/16)
The City of Galesburg Parks and Recreation Department is seeking enthusiastic individuals to work as part of the aquatic team at Hawthorne Municipal Pool.  Responsible for the safety of the patrons and the security and supervision of the facility.   Morning availability is highly desired, with additional hours available in the evenings and weekends.  No certification?  Ask about upcoming Lifeguard Training classes.  Take the challenge and apply to be a Lifeguard on the City of Galesburg website at  Call 309/345-3683 for more information.  


Full Time Organist - Galesburg, IL (9/27/16)
Faith United Methodist Church in Galesburg, IL is seeking a full time church organist. Responsibilities will include lively playing at Sunday morning church services (10:30 a.m.) including liturgy, hymns, preludes, etc. as well as special holiday services. Pay for this position is commensurate with experience. Contact Kraig Boynton at or 309-221-1479 to schedule an interview. 


Residential Assistant/Specialist - Monmouth, IL (9/22/16)
Warren Achievement is hiring residential assistants. Full time, benefits, some weekends included - 2nd and/or 3rd shift. Will provide guidance and supervision to individuals with developmental disabilities in a group home setting. Position requires a valid driver's license and high school diploma or equivalent. Must be able to pass TABE (Test of Adult Basic Education.)


Apply on-line at or get an application at 1220 E. 2nd Ave., Monmouth, IL. We are an EOE and a drug-free workplace.


Lowes Positions -  Galesburg, IL (9/22/16)
Lowes is hiring for the following positions:

  • HR Coordinator  - CSA
  • Delivery Driver
  • Customer Service Associate II

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


Bath and Body Works Positions - Galesburg, IL (9/22/16)
Bath and Body Works is hiring for the following positions:

  • Support Stock
  • Sales Associate
  • Supervisor
  • Key Holder

Apply in person at Sandburg Mall. 


Patient Services Representative -  Galesburg, IL (9/22/16)
Aspen Dental seeks applicants for the position of patient services representative. 



  • Greet and check in patients in a friendly manner.
  • Collect co-payments and verify insurance coverage.
  • Schedule and confirm patient appointments.
  • Prepare new patient charts neatly and accurately.
  • Various office duties as assigned by Office Manager.
  • Responding to patient billing or financial inquiries, directing to appropriate departments, as necessary.
  • Collect and post payments and record receipts.
  • Balance nightly deposits and complete credit card processing.

Minimum Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Candidates will have a minimum of two years’ experience in a healthcare office or fast-paced, highly interactive customer service environment - experience in the dental or medical industry with scheduling and verifying insurances preferred.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to exceed patient expectations.
  • Excellent organizational skills to effectively handle multiple tasks.
  • Flexibility to support change, with varying schedules as necessary.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • Resume must demonstrate stable employment history.

Apply online at Click on "Search Jobs" and then "Patient Services."


Kensington Positions - Galesburg, IL (9/21/16)

  • Certified Nursing Assistant 
    The Kensington, a supportive living facility in walking distance from Knox College, has both part-time and full-time positions open for both 2nd and 3rd shift.  Our facility provides support to residents age 65 or older who wish to remain as independent as they can, yet need assistance with activities of daily living.  Assistance with items such as bathing, dressing, medication assistance and general support are provided 24 hours a day.  One of the greatest rewards in life is assisting someone in need.
  • Dietary Aide
    The Kensington, a supportive living facility in walking distance from Knox College, has both part-time and full-time positions open for both 2nd and 3rd shift. Duties for this position include assisting residents with their trays to their tables, cleaning and preparing the dining room for meals, serving drinks during meal time, washing dishes and miscellaneous cleaning.  The best part of this job is the interaction with the wonderful residents and guest we serve every day.  Our residents love to share stories of the past, tell wonderful jokes, and love the interaction of today’s young adults.

If you are interested in learning more about this position, submit your application on-line at You can also apply in person at The Kensington 311 East Simmons Street, Galesburg, Illinois.


Full-Time Laborer - Williamsfield, IL (9/21/16)
Are you (or do you want to be) 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, fulltime (as weather allows) laborer with a good work ethic and a willingness to learn. Required skills include the ability to safely lift at least 50 pounds frequently during a day, excellent listening skills, and the stamina to work productively in good and adverse conditions. Starting wages are contingent on experience and wage increases are contingent on performance.  On-the-job training by the business owner will be provided.


Required Skills:

  • Must be at least 18 years old, have a valid drivers license and reliable transportation to jobsites
  • Must be able to climb in and out of excavations several times per day and work productively out- doors in good or adverse conditions
  • Must possess strong self motivation and have a willingness to follow instructions
  • Must have boots and appropriate clothing to work in all kinds of weather
  • Must be able to report to jobsites in a prompt and timely manner
  • Must be courteous and presentable around clients and potential clients


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

Additional Details:

  • Experience with agricultural equipment and/or mechanical/welding skills would be a plus, as would a Class A CLD license or experience with operating heavy equipment.
  • Training on topographic skills for layout and installation will be provided for someone with a willingness to learn

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.


HR Coordinator - Galesburg, IL (9/16/16)
Lowes is hiring an HR Coordinator. This position will provide human resource support by responding to employee inquiries and concerns regarding, coordinating the selection and employment process including posting jobs, scheduling tests, conducting prescreens and coordinating interviews, and delivering new-hire orientation, and performing administrative functions

Job Requirements

  • Requires morning, afternoon, and evening availability any day of the week. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • 6 months experience as a Lowe's store associate and skill in word processing and spreadsheet software OR 
  • 1 year experience in an office administrator, human resources, or supervisory role and skill in word processing and spreadsheet software OR
  • Coursework toward an Associate's Degree or Certificate program in Human Resources or Business Administration and skill in word processing and spreadsheet software.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1 year administrative or human resources experience in a retail environment.
  • 1 year experience in staffing including prescreening candidates, scheduling candidates, interviewing, and/or onboarding.
  • 1 year experience in a Human Resources Generalist role.
  • Skill using Human Resources software such as PeopleSoft or Kronos.
  • Completion of an Associate's Degree or Certificate program in Human Resources or Business Administration.
  • 1 year retail experience at any other big-box retailer.

Contact Dan A'Hearn, Human Resources Manager, at Lowe's store 92 in Galesburg (309-342-4488) or apply online at


CNA's - Donnellson, IA (9/16/16)
Donnellson Health Center is now hiring Full and Part Time CNAs to be the direct care staff for our residents.  We offer competitive wages and benefits. 




  • Current, valid Iowa Nursing Assistant Certification, as evidenced by listing on Iowa's Nurse Aide Registry or documentation of successful completion of competency and skills tests from an approved testing agency.


  • Ability to read, write, and speak English.
  • Team Player and resident focused
  • Positive attitude
  • Ability to follow through on assignments

Please call or apply in person:

901 State Street
Donnellson, IA 52625
319-835-5621 phone
319-835-5053 fax



Administrative Assistant to Dining Services - Galesburg, IL (9/15/16)
Knox College seeks an Administrative Assistant in Dining Services. This is a full-time, 10-month position reporting to the Assistant Director and/or Director of Dining Services.


Primary duties and responsibilities include the upkeep and maintenance of student and departmental services as they relate to student, staff and faculty ID cards, student employment & scheduling, student board plan participation, purchasing records, and other the activities and information reporting and data entry as they relate to these services, as well as the supply and maintenance of essential Dining Services front line materials such as order sheets, signage, informational materials for distribution and office supplies.  This position includes other duties as assigned.


Requirements include High School diploma, Associates or Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred; minimum two years work experience in high volume office environment. Preference given to three or more years of related experience; demonstrated ability in the use of computers and software with specific knowledge of Microsoft Office products, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Oracle/C-Board application and ID card systems.


To apply, send a cover letter, resume, Employment Application, and Voluntary Applicant Self-Identification Form (optional), and contact information for three professional references to Knox College, Rhonda Dalton, 2 E. South Street, K-200, Galesburg, IL  61401, or email to


Galesburg Wellness Center Opening - Galesburg, IL (9/15/16)
Galesburg Wellness Center has openings for Front Desk Receptionist and Chiropractic Assistant. Applicant must be energetic and able to multi-task. Computer skills a requirement. Medical knowledge a plus but not required. Preference given to individuals graduated from or currently taking the Administrative Office Assistant certificate program. Please submit resume to or drop off at our office at 575 N Kellogg St.


Dominos Positions - Galesburg, IL (9/15/16)
Dominos is hiring for the following positions:

  • Customer Service Rep
  • Delivery Driver
  • Assistant Manager

Apply online at Click on "jobs" at the bottom of the page. 


Hy-Vee Careers - Des Moines, IA (9/13/16)
Hy-Vee Corporate offices, located in West Des Moines, IA have the following open positions:

  • Support Services Customer Specialist
  • Support Services Specialist
  • Support Services Analyst

For detailed job descriptions and to apply, visit


Licensed Practical Nurse - Monmouth, IL (9/13/16)
Warren Achievement Center, located in Monmouth, seeks applicants for the position of licensed practical nurse. Full time, generally 12-8 p.m., including weekends. 

  • Will provide nursing continuity in nursing services to meet needs of persons with disabilities.
  • Will handle medical incidents and comply with agency & state health guidelines.
  • Prefer experience with persons with developmental disabilities.

Apply online at or at 1220 E. 2nd Ave., Monmouth, IL. 


Knox County Nursing Home Positions - Knoxville, IL (9/12/16)
Knox County Nursing Home has the following positions open:

  • Part Time Nursing Float
    Starting wage-$7.75/hr<18 years old, $8.25/hr >18 years old. Non-Union, 4 Days/pay period 2nd shift hours:4pm-8pm. Job Duties:  Assist with pushing residents out to Dining Room, passing ice water, keeping wings and kitchenettes tidy, helping with activities, etc.
  • Part Time Licensed Practical Nurses- 1st shift: Hours-6am-2:30pm (2 openings)
  • Part Time Licensed Practical Nurses-2nd Shift: Hours-2:15 pm-10:30 pm (3 openings)
  • Part Time Licensed Practical Nurse-3rd shift: Hours-10:15pm-6:30am (2 openings)
  • Part Time Certified Nurse Aides - *1st shift: Hours-6am-2:30pm (8 openings); *2nd shift: Hours: 2:15pm-10:30pm (3 openings); *3rd shift: Hours: 10:15pm-6:30am (1 opening)
  • Full Time Certified Nurse Aide - *3rd Shift: Hours: 10:15pm-6:30am (1 opening)
  • *2 Part Time Dietary Floats
  • *Part Time Dietary Aide
  • *Part Time Therapeutic Dementia Asst.-9am-3pm
  • *2 Part Time Nursing Floats-4-8pm
  • *Part Time Activity Aide

Please go to under Employment Opportunities to print out and application. Return it to 800 N. Market St., Knoxville, IL 61448.


Team Members - Galesburg, IL (9/12/16)
Galesburg Taco Bells are hiring team members. Apply online at or visit the stores to pick up an application.


HyVee Positions - Galesburg, IL (9/12/16)
HyVee is hiring for the following positions:

  • Night stocker (Henderson)
  • Courtesy clerk (Main)

Apply online at Click on Careers (located at bottom of page.)


Housekeeper - Galesburg, IL (9/12/16)
Holiday Inn Express & Suites, located in Galesburg, IL, seeks applicants for the position of housekeeper. 


Educational Background and Experience:

  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent years of relevant work experience required
  • Previous hotel housekeeping experience preferred
  • Friendly demeanor, and customer service skills
  • Good organizational and prioritization skills

This job description describes the general nature of the duties and responsibilities of this position and are explained during training and reviewed during your employment. These duties may be amended from time to time. Apply online at Click on Career Opportunities.


Auto Detailer Positions - Galesburg, IL (9/8/16)
Yemm Chevrolet Buick GMC Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, located on Henderson St., seeks to hire auto detailer positions. Part time or full time are available. Apply online at


Bookkeeper - Galesburg, IL (9/7/16)
V.N.A. Community Services is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of bookkeeper. The V.N.A. provides a variety of services to the seniors of Knox County. The successful candidate should work well with senior citizens, a diversified staff and a volunteer Board of Directors. They should have a working knowledge of Quick Books, Excel, the budget process and grant writing. They will be asked to advocate for the agency by attending meetings with other non-profit agencies and by seeking speaking engagements.


Education and Experience: A competitive compensation will be offered based on experience and education. A cover letter and resume with 2 professional references is required. Send to 2262 Grand Ave. Galesburg, Ill. 61401. The V.N.A. is an equal opportunity employer.


Welders, Blasters, Partsman, Sprayers Positions - Muscatine, IA (9/6/16)
Union Tank Car Company (UTLX) provides leasing, manufacturing, and repair services to our customers and owns/manages one of the largest fleets of railroad tank cars in North America.  Our manufacturing plants are state-of-the-art, and our fleet is maintained by a large, sophisticated repair network consisting of geographically-placed repair shops and mobile repair crews.  With over 125 years in this industry, UTLX has a long history that provides a solid name and foundation on which to build customer relationships.  UTLX is financially stable and a Berkshire Hathaway company.  Our corporate headquarters is located in the heart of Chicago’s financial district, easily accessible by all major modes of transportation.  Our field site locations currently number about 80 throughout North America.  We are searching for people with a positive outlook and strong work ethic, to be part of the UTLX success story.


Now hiring multiple full-time positions: Welders, Blasters, Partsman, Sprayers and maintenance; experience is preferred, but not required. Competitive Pay and excellent benefits.  Must have a high school diploma or equivalent and pass the required testing.


Apply in person between the hours of 8 am – 4 pm, at:

Union Tank Car Company
2603 Dick Drake Way
Muscatine, IA 52761


Maurices Positions - Galesburg, IL (9/6/16)
Maurices is hiring miscellaneous positions (temporary sales associate, sales support associate, assistant manager, store manager, sales associate and first assistant manager.) Apply online at:


Front Desk Agent - Galesburg, IL (9/6/16)
Baymont Inn & Suites seeks applicants for the position of front desk agent. 

Educational Background and Experience:

  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent years of relevant work experience required
  • Previous front desk experience preferred
  • Previous customer service experience preferred
  • Friendly demeanor, and excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Good organizational and prioritization skills
  • Prior computer experience using windows based software preferred

This job description describes the general nature of the duties and responsibilities of this position and are explained during training and reviewed during your employment. These duties may be amended from time to time. Apply online at Click on Career Opportunities.


Seasonal Team Members - Galesburg, IL (9/6/16)
Joann Fabrics is seeking to hire seasonal team members. Team members must:

  • Be at least 16 years old. Those team members hired at the ages of 16 or 17 will perform specific cashiering responsibilities and light stocking only.
  • Successfully pass a background check.
  • Be available to work a flexible work schedule, including days, evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • Have a willingness to learn and develop your fabric and craft product knowledge. 

Apply online at Click on Careers at the bottom of the page. 


Team Members - Galesburg, IL (9/2/16)
Taco Johns is hiring team members. Apply online at Click on Careers at the top of the page. 


Desktop Publishing Free Lance Opportunity - Galesburg, IL (8/31/16)
Flores Printing seeks applicants for a free-lance desktop publishing opportunity. Please contact Greg Flores at 309-341-1303.


Scale Operator - Galesburg, IL (8/29/16)
Temporary position. Approximately September 1-November 1. Responsible for performing scale operation duties including probing, weighing and grading of product, recording customer information in computer system, and weighing outbound trucks.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Enter customer data into inbound computer
  • Weighing and grading of in-bound grain using both computer and manual tools to measure grain.
  • Sample grain to determine grade, moisture level, foreign matter and damage and record in computer system.
  • Properly dispose of all grade samples by placing them in the proper containers dependent on grade.
  • Use outbound computer to weigh outbound trucks
  • Demonstrate regular attendance and timeliness in reporting to work, meetings and completing assignments

Other Job Functions:

  • Other office duties as assigned by management


  • Ability to work and interact well with others
  • High School education preferred
  • Must be willing to submit to a drug test & background check
  • Experience working in a grain elevator preferred

Special Demands:

  • Ability to lift/carry up to 5 lbs | Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Frequent data entry | Occasional bending, kneeling and squatting

Pick up an application at our office: 75 Maple Ave, Galesburg.


Part-Time Farm Help - Alexis, IL (8/26/16)
Dutton Farms is a grain and livestock farm in rural Alexis, IL, seeking a part-time employee to help on a grain and livestock farm. Some farm experience preferred. Please email name, contact number, and a list of any previous work experience to


CNAs, LPNs, RNs - Aledo, IL (8/25/16)
Aledo Rehabilitation and Health Care Center seeks to hire CNAs, LPNs, and RN positions. 

Now Hiring LPN/RN
Part time – 3rd shift
Health, Dental, Vision, and Life insurance available.
Shift Differential for 2nd and 3rd shift. Wages Negotiable


Now Hiring C.N.A.'s
Full and Part-time positions
1st and 3rd shift.
Health, Dental, Vision, and Life insurance available.
Shift Differential for 2nd and 3rd shift. Wages Negotiable


Soccer Refs - Galesburg, IL (8/24/16)
The Knox County YMCA is currently seeking enthusiastic and energetic individuals to be referees for our 2016 Fall soccer season. The season includes six Saturday games and is broken up into PreK, K-1st, 2nd-3rd and 4th-5th divisions. 

Candidates will assume responsibility for interpreting the rules, policies and traditions of the game to the sport participants; demonstrate sound judgments and call an accurate and consistent game; and fulfill the mission, vision and values of the Knox County YMCA.

Please submit YMCA applications to the Member Service Desk or Angie Olson at