Career/Job Opportunities





Career/Job Opportunities

Opportunities posted with the Career Resources 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.


Federal Work Study Program for Sandburg Students (2014-2015 School Year)
Work study eligibility is determined by the Financial Aid office. Contact the Financial Aid office for a Work Study application. To be considered for a work study job, you must be a Sandburg student registered for the current semester's classes and have a completed work study application on file in the Career Resources office. Work Study applications for 2014-2015 will be kept on file through June 30, 2015. Students eligible for the 2014-2015 Work Study program will be considered for positions beginning July 1, 2014. All work study positions are part-time, 20 hours per week maximum. Pay is Illinois minimum wage. Work study positions are not guaranteed; there are more students eligible for the work study program than jobs available. If you have questions about the Work Study Program, contact Tracy Engstrom, 341.5246,


 Open Positions:
Limited departments hiring

Full and Part Time CNAs - Galesburg, IL (8/28/14)
HCR ManorCare provides a range of services, including skilled nursing care, assisted living, post-acute medical and rehabilitation care, hospice care, home health care and rehabilitation therapy. Our candidate is a state-licensed nursing professional and will be accountable for providing care in order to maintain the patients' physical and emotional well being. In return for your expertise, you’ll enjoy excellent training, industry-leading benefits and unlimited opportunities to learn and grow. Be a part of the team leading the nation in healthcare.


Job Requirements:
Our candidate will possess the ability to communicate with patients and nursing staff. Prior experience as nursing assistant preferred but not required.


Educational Requirements:
Successful completion of State Approved Nursing Assistant Training and Competency Evaluation Program. Good standing in the state registry is required.


Apply Online at
or in person
280 E Losey St
Galesburg, IL



Kmart Positions - Galesburg, IL (8/28/14)
The Kmart store in Galesburg, IL is hiring.


Responsible for providing excellent customer service, efficiently and accurately completing sales and service transactions at the cash wraps, as well as handle customer issues that may arise on the sales floor.


Hardlines Merchandiser
Provides "World Class" Member Service by surprising and delighting our members every day. Creates feature displays that maximize gross margin dollars. Uses visual merchandising presentation to drive sales. Maintains unit integrity and pricing accuracy to prevent waste. Maintains ordering for maximum sales potential. Trains and coaches direct reports.


Softlines Merchandiser
Provides “World Class” Member Service by surprising and delighting our members every day. Ensures basic and seasonal replenishment and merchandising and operational programs are established and maintained to improve sales and profitability in one or more department(s). Works in conjunction with the Department Lead in maintaining merchandise assortments and pricing integrity.


Apply online at:  or stop by the store for an application.


Full Time Cosmetologist (hourly rate) - Quincy, IL (8/27/14)
Are you looking for a unique opportunity to work within a thriving spa environment? inSPArations is looking for a highly motivated individual to serve as a full time cosmetologist.  The ideal candidate will have the ability to serve as a hair stylist and nail technician.  inSPArations will pay hourly to the ideal candidate.  This position will require evening and Saturday hours.

For consideration, please apply in person at inSPArations and bring your Illinois license.

Owners: Joyce Terwelp and Jan Nuessen
Address: 331 S 36th st, Suite 6
                Quincy, IL 62301

Phone:   217-223-2772


Church Secretary - Galesburg, IL (8/27/14)
Central Congregational Church seeks to hire a part-time secretary. We are an open & affirming Christian Faith Community looking for a part-time church secretary. Duties will include general office management with light bookkeeping. Must have good interpersonal skills & be comfortable working on a computer. Please email resume to  


Executive Assistant to the Dean of the College -  Galesburg, IL (8/27/14)

Knox College invites applications for an Executive Assistant to serve as assistant to the Dean of the College/Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA). This is a full-time, salaried position reporting to the Dean of the College/VPAA.


Primary responsibilities include: Handle confidential correspondence, including emails and telephone and in-person communication; maintain confidential and non-confidential office files; monitor the budgets associated with the dean of the college; provide clerical and administrative support to the dean of the college and, at times, to the two associate deans, including document preparation and travel arrangements; provide office and records management, utilizing technology when appropriate; practice excellent communication skills; respond to inquiries from faculty, staff, students, parents, and visitors to the College; monitor and update website, as needed; assist with events on campus sponsored by the Dean’s office; manage dean of the college’s calendar; work collaboratively with offices across campus.


Job qualifications: Bachelor's or associate's degree preferred, but equivalent training and experience in a relevant field (such as legal administration) would be considered; five years progressively responsible experience in a relevant field such as education or law; willingness to acquire a thorough knowledge of practices and procedures at Knox; experience successfully working with confidential and sensitive information; exceptional oral and written communication, planning, project management, and interpersonal skills; proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel; excellent judgment and ability to work independently; demonstrated cultural competence and effectiveness in serving the needs of a diverse community; an appreciation for the residential liberal arts college experience and a willingness to work collaboratively within a highly consultative campus culture. The successful candidate will have a strong ability to assume initiative by identifying required tasks and completing them with little supervision in an environment that requires responsiveness to the College community.


Knox College is a nationally ranked, private, residential liberal arts college of 1,420 undergraduate students located in Galesburg, Illinois. Founded in 1837 by social reformers strongly opposed to slavery, Knox was one of the first colleges in the United States open to all, regardless of race, gender, and financial means. With a campus population of remarkable diversity that includes students from 48 states and 51 countries, significant representation of first-generation college students, and substantial cultural and racial-ethnic diversity, Knox is a vibrant and creative community. 


To apply, send a letter of application, resume, Applicant Information Form and contact information for three professional references to Knox College, Barbara Schulze, 2 E. South Street, K-200, Galesburg, IL 61401, or email to  . Review of applications begins immediately. Applicants who applied to the position of Senior Administrative Assistant to the Associate Dean of the College need not re-apply; those applications will be considered for this position. 


Program and Volunteer Coordinator - Galesburg, IL (8/27/14)
Discovery Depot in Galesburg, IL seeks to hire a program and volunteer coordinator. The Program & Volunteer Coordinator should either have a background in education or have experience working with children and families and possess great organizational skills. Customer service experience is a bonus and the candidate must be able to multi-task as the Discovery Depot is a very busy place. The candidate will recruit, train, coordinate and maintain a volunteer base. The candidate will run all programming at the Discovery Depot, ranging from school-based programming, toddler programming, and family events to free-choice programming. This position works closely with the executive director on planning programming, program creation and evaluation, grant writing, working within the assigned budget, and reaching programming revenue and attendance goals.

Other duties are also assigned by the Executive Director.  This is a fast paced, high energy job.


Bachelor’s degree preferred in education or related field.  Salary is commensurate with experience.
The position is hourly and offers 20-30 hours each week.  Hours include weekend programming as needed and evening programs.   This is a management position within our organization.  Supervision of staff is required.


Position will remain open until filled.


Please send cover letter, resume and references to All questions can be directed to same email.


Service/Driver - Galesburg, IL (8/26/14)
First Choice Medical Equipment in Galesburg seeks a Service/Driver. Apply at the store:


First Choice Medical Equipment
1320 N. Henderson Street
Galesburg, IL


G&M Distributors Positions - Galesburg, IL (8/25/14)
G&M Distributors in Galesburg, IL seeks to hire the following positions:


G&M is seeking the right individual to make deliveries. The individual must possess a CDL license (Class A preferred), a good education, good driving record, the ability to lift 160 pounds, and a good work ethic. Competitive wages and benefits. EOE.

G&M is looking for a full-time warehouseman to load delivery trucks.  Principal qualifications are:  ability to do repetitive lifting, fork truck operation.  Previously related experience a plus.

G&M is seeking a highly motivated, results-oriented self-starter who possesses both a strong sales personality and demonstrates above-average leadership aptitude to join our sales team.  Responsibilities will include sales to retail accounts and achieving sales goals.  Duties include introducing new products, selling current products, merchandising, and analyzing business opportunities.  Training provided.

Apply in person at: G&M Distributors - 200 North Linwood - Galesburg, IL


Administrative Assistant - Monmouth, IL (8/25/14)
Warren-Henderson Farm Bureau is currently accepting applications for a full-time Administrative Assistant in our Monmouth office. Responsibilities include assisting the manager with programs, activities and events; maintaining membership records, maintaining financial records & preparing reports; paying bills; preparing invoices; file maintenance, correspondence and various office responsibilities.

Qualified candidates must possess knowledge and experience in financial record keeping, bookkeeping software, Microsoft Word and Excel. Must possess strong organizational skills as well as excellent oral and written communication skills. Candidate must work well with the public; be able to multi-task; and to work independently as well as part of a team. Experience in a related role is required. Knowledge of agriculture is preferred and experience with websites and social media a plus.

Please submit cover letter, resume and references by September 2, 2014 to Warren-Henderson Farm Bureau, Administrative Assistant, PO Box 348, Monmouth, IL 61462. 


Farm Positions - Galesburg, IL (8/25/14)
Porcine Farms



Farm Tractor Operator
Needed for Livestock/Grain Farm. Preference to those that have experience with modern machinery. Must be willing to work nights, some weekends. Must have driver’s license and own a good source of transportation.  Full or part-time. Leave message 309-337-1600 (specify tractor).


Full-Time Herdsman
Needed on Swine Farm. We will give training in animal husbandry. Must have desire to work in a goal oriented setting. Must have valid driver’s license and own a good source of transportation. Leave message at 309-337-1600 (specify hogs).


Satellite TV Installer/Technician - Galesburg, IL (8/25/14)
Galaxy 1, a DISH authorized retailer, is looking for Satellite Technicians, which could earn up to $60,000 in the 2nd year. These satellite TV installers/technicians are responsible for multiple customer visits daily, which includes completing site surveys, installing satellite and cable equipment, ensuring a quality broadband Internet connection and educating customers on DISH satellite service.

Job Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED; college or technical/vocational school a plus
  • Basic computer skills * Basic electronics and/or audio/video knowledge is helpful
  • Strong customer service skills: friendly, approachable, motivated, strong work ethic, high degree of integrity
  • Ability to stand on a ladder for long periods of time
  • Ability to lift over 70 pounds at times
  • Ability to crawl into small spaces, work in all climates and remain within the individual weight requirement of 275 pounds or less
  • Willingness to work flexible schedules including weekends, holidays and evenings
  • Have a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record, and the ability to pass pre-employment background and drug screen


Galaxy 1 provides six weeks of paid training, a generous benefits package and a position with no lay-offs and 50+ hours per week. Galaxy 1 Marketing Inc., is an equal opportunity employer. Click here to apply.


1st Shift Custodian - Galesburg, IL (8/21/14)
First Christian Church in Galesburg, IL seeks a 1st shift custodian. Applicants must pass background check, and have reliable transportation. Position includes cleaning, grounds- keeping, maintenance and repair. Must be able to lift a minimum of 40lbs. Part Time Position 20 hrs/week M-F. 


Pick up application between Mon-Fri 8am to Noon and 1pm to 4pm.  301 N. Broad Street Galesburg, IL EOE.


Part-Time Emergency Dispatcher - Monmouth, IL (8/20/14)
The City of Monmouth is accepting applications for a part time emergency dispatcher. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and will be subject to a background check, and must be responsible enough to handle confidential information. Requires high school education or equivalent, ability to speak and hear clearly, and knowledge of basic computer skills. Requires the ability to operate effectively under stress. Must be able to work flexible hours. Starting salary $12.00 - $12.72/hr, depending on educational level. Salary after a 1 year probationary period $14.52 - $15.38

Trainees could work into a full-time position. Apply in person to the Monmouth Police Department, 500 South Main Street, Monmouth, IL, or download an application at:  


UPS Package Delivery Driver - Galesburg, IL (8/20/14)
UPS is hiring individuals to work as full-time, temporary, seasonal Package Delivery Drivers. This is a physical, fast-paced, outdoor position that involves continual lifting, lowering and carrying packages that typically weigh 25 - 35 lbs. and may weigh up to 70 lbs. A DOT physical exam is required. Package Delivery Drivers must have excellent customer contact and driving skills, including the ability to operate a vehicle equipped with a standard (manual) transmission. Qualified applicants must have a Non CDL Class C license. Package Delivery drivers are expected to comply with UPS appearance guidelines and wear the company-provided uniform.


Full-time UPS employees work eight or more hours each weekday (Monday through Friday) and typically do not work on weekends or selected holidays.


This job posting includes information about the minimum qualifications (including the UPS Uniform and Personal Appearance Guidelines), locations, shifts, and operations within the locations which may consider my application.  An applicant or employee may request an exception or change to, or an accommodation of, any condition of employment (including the UPS Uniform and Personal Appearance Guidelines) because of a sincerely held religious belief or practice.


UPS is an equal opportunity employer – race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability. Apply online at


Knox College Positions - Galesburg, IL (8/19/14)
Knox College is hiring the following positions:


Campus Safety Officer
Knox College seeks two (2) experienced, energetic, individuals to fill the position of Campus Safety Officer. One position is 32 hours per week, the other position is 40 hours per week. Both are full-time, 10-month, benefited positions reporting to the Director of Campus Safety.


Responsibilities include patrolling the campus for the protection of students, employees, visitors and their property; responding to emergency situations; writing incident reports; enforcing regulations; and reporting any safety/security situations.


Qualifications include an Associate's degree or the equivalent; ability to patrol on foot in all types of weather; have strong, professional written and verbal communication skills; be able to provide exceptional customer service; and maintain a valid driver's license. Prior security and/or Criminal Justice experience is desired.


To apply, send a letter of application, resume, contact information for three professional references and Applicant Information Form to Knox College, Barbara Schulze, 2 E. South Street, K-200, Galesburg, IL 61401. Click here for an application.


Snack Bar Worker
Knox College is seeking a snack bar worker, 30 hours per week, 10 month position, varied shifts, including evenings, weekends and holidays.


Primary responsibilities include snack bar food preparation, POS and cash handling. Daily maintenance and upkeep of the snack bar including the kitchen, food service lines and beverage station.


Prepare food using the grill, fryer, conveyor oven and other made to order stations. Maintain service lines, storage areas, refrigeration units, beverage dispensers. Set up, replenish, refill and maintain hot and cold food wells. Operate equipment such as espresso machines, grills, ovens, coffee and smoothie dispensers. Maintain sanitation requirements in accordance with Health Department standards. Responsible for cash and credit/debit card transactions. Must be able to follow instructions and work closely with fellow Dining Services staff, as well as ability to direct and assist student and temporary employees. May work in any or all dining service units.


Qualifications: Two years high volume cooking experience and high school diploma or equivalent required. Must have basic math skills, and be able to read and follow instructions, sanitation certification highly desirable, and ability to move or lift up to 50 pounds.


Applicants should submit an Employment Application to Gina Zindt, or by mail to Knox College, 2 E. South Street K-200, Galesburg, IL 61401. Click here for an application.


In keeping with its 177-year commitment to equal rights, Knox College particularly welcomes applications from members of underrepresented groups.


Admission Services Associate
Knox College seeks applications for an Admission Services Associate to provide data entry, electronic record maintenance, word processing, print and electronic mailing, and other support services within the Office of Admission. This is a full-time position, working 37.5 hour per week and reporting to the Admission Services Manager.


Responsibilities: Provides support services for the student recruitment program, including use of word processing and database systems (Slate, Excel, Filemaker) to produce letters and mailings; entry of data, both through keyboarding and importing of data files; maintenance of paper and electronic records; supervising student employees; fulfillment of requests for information; and dissemination of information via the phone, email, and internet-based communication tools.


Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent required, Associate's degree preferred; three years of relevant work experience; strong aptitude and extensive experience using computers and common software applications including Word, WordPerfect, Excel, FileMaker; exceptional keyboarding abilities with speed, accuracy, and attention to detail; strong interpersonal communication skills and a desire to work collaboratively with staff; and ability to multi-task and focus in a busy work environment. Willingness to work additional hours during peak times is required.


Knox College is a nationally ranked, private, residential liberal arts college of 1,420 students. Founded in 1837 by social reformers strongly opposed to slavery, Knox was one of the first colleges in the United States open to all, regardless of race, gender, or financial means. With a campus population of remarkable diversity that includes students from 48 states and 51 countries, Knox is a vibrant and creative community. For more information about the College, please visit


Interested individuals should submit via email a cover letter, resume, Applicant Information Form and a list of three references to Barbara Schulze . Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Click here for an application.



Assistant or Associate Director of Financial Aid
Knox College seeks a smart, technologically-savvy, hard-working individual to join the financial aid team as an Assistant or Associate Director of Financial Aid. As the successful candidate, you will provide a full range of financial aid counseling services for current and prospective students and their families; analyze and verify financial aid applications; award financial aid based on federal, state, and institutional policies; and participate in outreach activities both on- and off-campus. You will also play a key role in utilizing new technologies and leading initiatives to help us improve the delivery of financial aid and related services.


Qualifications: at least three to five years of related experience in a financial aid office or equivalent experience in a higher education setting; strong proficiency with regard to information technology and the delivery of online services; strong analytical skills and an ability to interpret and apply federal financial aid regulations; commitment to excellent customer service; excellent interpersonal and written communication skills; ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks and projects; Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university; willingness to work additional hours during the peak financial aid processing season; and an appreciation for a residential liberal arts education, respect for individual differences, openness to the values and opinions of others, and flexibility to adapt to constant change.


Application: To apply, submit via email a letter describing your qualifications, along with your resume, contact information for three professional references, and an Applicant Information Form to Barbara Schulze. Review of applications will begin May 20. Finalists will be subject to a background check. Click here for an application.


Knox College is a nationally ranked, private, residential liberal arts college of 1,420 students from 48 states and 51 countries. Founded in 1837 by social reformers strongly opposed to slavery, Knox was one of the first colleges in the United States open to all, regardless of race, gender, or financial means. The College recruits a national and international pool of high ability students and stands out among its peers for the inclusion of first-generation, international, and students of color, in a culturally rich and vibrant campus community.


For more information about Knox College, please visit



Seasonal Crop-Adjuster - Quincy, IL (8/19/14)
Great American Insurance is searching for organized individuals with excellent customer service and communication skills for Western Illinois. Ideal location would be in the Quincy area. Job entails inspecting fields, appraising for yield potential, measuring bins and gathering information to determine settlement.  Farm background and computer knowledge is a plus.  Some overnight travel may be required. 


Please fax resume and cover letter to: 513-564-3340 or email to


Part-Time Full Charge Bookkeeper - Galesburg, IL (8/18/14)
Harvey Bros. is looking for Part-Time full charge bookkeeper. Ability to process payroll and prepare quarterly tax returns. Computer skills and knowledge of Sage software a plus. Bring or send resume to 2181 Grand Ave, Galesburg, IL 61401


Target Positions - Galesburg, IL (8/18/14)
The Galesburg Target store is hiring for the following team members:


  • Cashier
  • Fitting Room/Operator
  • Service Desk
  • Sales Floor
  • Cart Attendant
  • Food Service


Apply online at (Click on Careers located at bottom of page) or visit the store’s kiosk at: 1071 W Carl Sandburg Drive - Galesburg


Food Service Worker I - Galesburg, IL (8/18/14)
OSF HealthCare seeks a Food Service Worker I position. The Food Service Worker I prepares and serves food to patients and cafeteria customers according to established policy and procedure. Performs all scheduled side work necessary for sanitation and safety in the work area.



  • HS Diploma or GED.
  • Ability to read and write English.
  • Good communications skills, good customer relation skills.
  • Able to lift 35 lbs.
  • Bending, lifting, stooping required.
  • Able to stand for long periods of time.


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



Residential Assistant - Monmouth, IL (8/18/14)
Warren Achievement in Monmouth, IL seeks a residential assistant. Full-Time, Benefits. Part-time positions also open. Will provide guidance and supervision to individuals with developmental disabilities in a group home or apartment setting. May be second, third, or split shift.
Position requires 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.


Administrative Secretary - Galesburg, IL (8/15/14)
KCCDD seeks an administrative secretary. High school diploma required. Prior experience helpful. Typing 60 wpm minimum - accurately and neatly. Ability to operate office machines, i.e. copier, adding machine, computer--especially Microsoft Word and Excel. Ability to handle a busy office. Excellent benefit package including vacation and holiday time and insurance. Apply at KCCDD, 2015 Windish Drive, Galesburg, IL 61401 or e-mail resume to  EOE.


Production General Worker - Monmouth, IL (8/15/14)
Smithfield Farmland in Monmouth, IL is looking for a Production – General worker.
This job description indicates the nature of production work routinely performed by production employees at the Farmland Foods plant.  This description is meant to help individuals who may be unfamiliar with food processing and what is required to perform this type of work.
Production employees are routinely required to perform a variety of tasks that require manual material handling and the use of hand tools, knives, machinery, and equipment.  This work is physically demanding and can require the use of some or all body parts and muscle groups.  Good hand-eye coordination and upper extremity motor skills are essential for most job tasks. Additional essential functions may be applicable to specific jobs.

Production Pay Range = $14.95 - $18.40 per hour

Essential Work Postures, Movements, Lifting, and Carrying

  • Continuous standing in one location for long periods (up to 2-3 hours before break).  Many jobs have fixed workstation locations and are conveyor line paced.
  • Walking long distances sometimes on wet, uneven and slippery surfaces.
  • Climbing or moving on ladders, steps, stairwells, walkways, and platforms.
  • Carrying, lifting, lowering, pushing and pulling of heavy and or awkward objects or loads.  Lifting and lowering of objects up to 60 lbs.  Pushing or pulling of heavy roller carts, bins, or transport containers.
  • Working in cold environment 20-45 deg F, hot environment exceeding 100 deg F and frequent contact with animal fats.
  • Wearing, using and maintaining personal protective equipment.  Using, cleaning, maintaining, and safe handling of sharp cutting tools.
  • Frequent static and /or awkward work postures with neck and spine flexion while grasping, pinching, pulling, lifting, extending, flexing the hands and arms to perform tasks.  A variety of arm and hand movements are required in applying force, movement and repetition.
  • Using and maintaining a variety of knives, hand tools, powered tools and equipment, electrical devices, controls, and motorized vehicles.
  • Being able to understand and follow oral and written instruction from supervisors and designated staff.
  • Additional essential functions may be applicable to specific jobs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Competent and trustworthy to comply with federal inspection programs and company safety and health policies. Maintain regular and predictable attendance.
  • Be available to work scheduled hours, which may include mandatory overtime, depending upon production demands.



  • Competent and trustworthy to comply with federal inspection programs and company safety and health policies. Maintain regular and predictable attendance.
  • Be available to work scheduled hours, which may include mandatory overtime, depending upon production demands.

 Visit  to apply.


Smithfield Farmland, Corp. is an EEO/AA Employer/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.


Firefighter - Highland Park, IL (8/14/14)
The HIghland Park Fire Department is currently accepting applications for the position of firefighter. Applications are available at until September 26,2014. The application deadline is September 26, 2014 at 2 p.m. For more information, click here.


Nursing Technician - Galesburg, IL (8/14/14)
OSF St. Mary Medical Center seeks to hire a nursing technician. Visit for a detailed job description and to apply.  Click on Search Jobs and then enter in "Nursing Technician" in the Keywords dialog box.


Executive Director - Monmouth, IL (8/14/14)
The Buchanan Center for the Arts is embarking on a search for a new Executive Director. Monmouth, Illinois is the home of the BCA, serving all of Warren County and surrounding counties in west central Illinois and Iowa. This progressive community understands and embraces the arts as an important component in our lives. We invite you to review the job listing and submit your resume and cover letter.

Please submit your credentials via mail:
Buchanan Center for the Arts
64 Public Square
Monmouth, IL  61462
or to:

The complete job description and information can be found at this link: BCAExecutiveDirector. Buchanan Center for the Arts is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Firefighter - Galesburg, IL (8/14/14)
The City of Galesburg will be conducting an entry level testing phase for the position of firefighter to establish an eligibility list. The testing date is scheduled for Saturday, September 13, 2014. All applicants must complete an online application by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, September 12, 2014 at Click here to obtain a firefighter testing packet. A detailed job description can be found here.


Pest Control Technician - Galesburg/Kewanee, IL (8/13/14)
Plunkett’s Pest Control, a 3rd generation, family-owned business since 1915, is seeking a full-time Pest Control Technician in the Galesburg/Kewanee, IL area. Plunkett’s has been named a four-time top workplace winner in 2013 by the Minneapolis StarTribune! You can build your career here and experience the advantages of working for one of the most respected names in the industry. We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefit package including medical insurance, 401(k) with company match, dental insurance, short and long-term disability, and life insurance. A company vehicle is also provided! Increase pay based on production and bonus program.

This position is responsible for effectively managing a route and delivering professional pest control and inspection services to existing clients. Sell additional programs and services to existing customer and develop new business by introducing self and company to new businesses in assigned territory. Provide consistent, friendly, best-in-class service to our clients.


Read the full job description, learn about the job requirements, or apply go to: Drug screen, background check, pre-employment physical, and an acceptable driving record to qualify. Equal Opportunity Employer 



Aspiring Reporter - Galesburg, IL (8/11/14)
Launch your journalism career in Galesburg, Illinois. Write for the front page of one of the top small daily newspapers in the state. The Register-Mail is seeking a general assignment reporter immediately. Coverage will include business and schools.
We don't just encourage enterprise reporting, we demand it. And it shows. Our staff earned more than 60 awards this year two state contests, including a sweepstakes for best writing in the division.


We're looking for a sharp, tenacious journalist to help maintain our quality. Bachelor's degree in journalism required. Will consider recent college graduates with good clips as well as experienced journalists. Enthusiasm is a must.? The Register-Mail is a seven-day per week newspaper with a circulation of 9,700 and 45,000 pageviews daily. Send cover letter, resume and work samples to Editor Tom Martin at:



Billing & Insurance Specialists - Galesburg, IL (8/11/14)
The Knox County Health Department is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Billing and Insurance Specialist. This position is responsible for assuring all Medicaid, Medicare and third party billing are analyzed, billed and collected. Also responsible for assisting public with marketplace insurance enrollment. High School Graduate with some college coursework preferred with two years prior experience in coding and billing functions. Starting annual salary of $20,192.00 with an excellent benefit package based on a 35 hour work week. This position has a competitive salary The Knox County Health Department is an EOC.

Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume  


For a full job description visit our website at


Refuse Collection Worker - Knoxville, IL (8/11/14)
The City of Knoxville has an immediate opening for a Full Time Refuse Collection Worker. Must have a Class B with air brakes license. Applications and a job description available at:


Knoxville City Hall (Mon-Fri: 8-5) 
33 North Public Square
Knoxville, IL


Driver - West Central, IL (8/11/14)
West Central FS seeks to hire a regular part-time CDL driver. Class A CDL required. Haz-Mat endorsement required. Interested applicants should call 309-875-3117. 


Customer Delivery Teammate - Monmouth, IL (8/11/14)
CARQUEST in Monmouth, IL seeks to hire a customer delivery teammate.



  • Ability to lift 40-50 pounds
  • Basic Computer skills
  • Background Check
  • Drug Screen (U.S. positions only) 


To apply, follow this path: - Click on Careers (bottom of page), Opportunity (top of page), Stores, Search and Apply Now. 


Sales Representative (Telephone) - Galesburg, IL (8/11/14)
Royal Publishing seeks to hire a telephone sales representative. $10.00/ Hour + Guaranteed Bonus


Come work for the industry leader in high school sports programs. We are looking for inside telephone salespeople who are energetic, assertive, an money motivated. 35 plus years in business provides a stable job and excellent renewal base. We will train. You bring the desire and discipline, we will take care of the rest.


Full Benefit package including:

  • Paid Vacation
  • Earned time off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Health Insurance
  • 401K
  • Casual Days
  • Liberal Sales Incentives (Cash, meals, trips & Merchandise)


Please Email Resume to Tim Layne at


To apply in person: 1910 North Federal Drive Suite 135 Urbana, IL 61802

For questions to apply, call 1-800-397-5834


Store Team Leader - Galesburg, IL (8/11/14)
Joanne Fabrics in Galesburg, IL seeks a store team leader.


To join our team, you must:

  • Be 18 years or older and have a High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • 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.
  • Have 3 to 5 years supervisory experience preferably in retail environment.
  • Successfully complete the Manager-In-Training Learning System within 60 days of hire.


In addition to the above, the Team Members who are most successful at Jo-Ann are those with the values of inspiration, compassion, accountability, respect and engagement. Apply online at: (click on Careers at the bottom of the page)



Warren Achievement Positions - Monmouth, IL (8/11/14)
Warren Achievement is hiring the following positions:


  • Residential Assistants, full time & part time positions, 2nd & 3rd shifts for the Adult Residential program. High school diploma or equivalent required. Will provide support and direction to residents in areas of self-care, social skills, recreation, etc.
  • Maintenance Specialist I, full time, benefits. Will troubleshoot and repair a variety of systems for WAC Buildings and Grounds. Must have a drivers license and high school diploma or equivalent, and at least one year of experience in building maintenance or construction.


Apply online at:



Shopko Positions - Monmouth, IL (8/11/14)
Shopko in Monmouth, IL has the following positions open:


  • Cashier/Customer Service/Sales Floor
  • Presentation Supervisor


Individuals interested in these opportunities opportunity should submit a candidate profile at


Lowes Positions - Galesburg, IL (8/11/14)
Lowes seeks to hire the following positions:


  • Full-Time Sales Specialist Flooring
  • Unload Associate


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


Taco Bell Positions - Galesburg, IL (8/11/14)
Taco Bell stores in Galesburg, IL are hiring the following positions:


  • Assistant Manager
  • General Manager
  • Shift Lead
  • Team Member - Cashier & Food Prep


Apply online at  or visit the stores to pick up an application. 


Maintenance Tech - Macomb, IL (7/16/14)
Pella Corporation in Macomb, IL seeks to fill two Maintenance Technician positions for third shift. Hours are Sunday-Thursday (10 p.m. - 6:30 a.m.) with overtime as needed.


The successful candidate will:

  • possess a High School Diploma or equivalency
  • have experience/background in maintenance and/or construction field
  • be able to work in variable environments – heat, cold, heights, confined spaces, etc.
  • some travel is required


Click here for a detailed job description.


Engineering Project Coordinator - Macomb, IL (8/11/14)
Pella Corporation in Macomb, IL seeks to hire a 1st shift Engineering Project Coordinator. Hours are M-F (7 a.m. - 3:30) with overtime as needed.


The successful candidate will:

  • have completed or will complete a 2 or 4 year degree in a related field of expertise
  • Have knowledge of computer software such as AutoCAD, CMMS, and Microsoft Office
  • have manufacturing-related experience
  • have job specific experience 
  • some travel is required


Click here for a detailed job description.


Foster Care Family Support Worker - Galesburg, IL (8/11/14)
The Center for Youth and Family Solutions has an opening for a Family Support Worker in Galesburg. Responsibilities include assisting foster care direct service workers in service delivery by transporting clients and other agency clients to necessary visits, court dates or other appointments to meet treatment goals; supervising parent/child visitation, acting as a liaison between the family worker, foster families and/or biological parents; communicating client concerns to assigned family worker; providing advocacy and mentoring services for children and families, as directed by family worker/team supervisors; complete necessary documentation to comply with state, federal and agency requirements; assisting with foster parent recruitment activities. Position requires a high school diploma, previous social service experience, valid driver’s license, clean driving record, reliable transportation, ability to pass a DCFS Background Check and flexibility to work evenings and weekends. Preference given to applicant with a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services. Submit cover letter, resume, and three current letters of reference no later than August 15, 2014 by going to  . EOE


Firefighter - Des Plaines, IL (8/11/14)
The Des Plaines Fire Department is currently accepting applications for the position of firefighter. Applications are available at www.publicsafetyrecruitment until August 25, 2014 at 4 p.m. You must meet the following minimum requirements:


  • $35.00 non-refundable application fee
  • U.S. Resident
  • No felony convictions, and no misdemeanor convictions for offenses outlined in the Rules & Regulations of the Board of Fire & Police Commissioners (“Board’s Rules”)
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Possess a Valid Driver’s License
  • 20 to under 35 years of age as of the date of the written exam (September 13, 2014), but must be 21 prior to appointment, unless otherwise provided by the Rules and Regulations
  • Illinois Department of Public Health or National Registry Paramedic License by application deadline
  • Vision correctable to 20/20
  • Possess good moral character and sound health


Written Exam/Orientation Information:
Saturday, September 13, 2014
Maine West High School
1755 South Wolf Rd.
Des Plaines, IL 60018
You are required to arrive at the testing location no later than 9:00 a.m. with photo identification (valid driver’s license or State ID) to sign-in. NO LATE ADMITTANCE.


CNA - Abingdon, IL (8/11/14)
The Care Center of Abingdon seeks to hire CNA staff. Wages start at $9.50/hour. Please apply in person at 801 West Martin St. Abingdon, IL or call Shaila Hart at 309-462-2356.


2nd Shift Staff Nurse - Monmouth, IL (8/11/14)
Smithfield Farmland will be accepting applications for our open 2nd Shift Staff Nurse (LPN) from Thursday, July 31 until filled. “Smithfield Farmland, Corp. is an EEO/AA Employer/Veterans/Disabled.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.”


Interested in applying to For a detailed job description, click here.


Shop Foreman/Mechanic - Woodhull, IL (8/11/14)
A Shop Foreman/Mechanic is needed for a small truck shop. Benefits include 5 paid holidays, 1 week vacation pay and 401k.  Also in need of a class A CDL Driver.

Apply within at 375 S.W. 5th St Woodhull, IL


or send resume to
Borkgren Farms
P.O. Box 159 Woodhull, IL 61490



Police Officer - Rockton, IL (7/29/14)
The Rockton Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. This online application is now available through September 8, 2014 at 4 p.m. at You must meet the following minimum requirements:


  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Valid Driver's License
  • 20-35 years of age at time of application deadline unless otherwise excempt by statute
  • Associate's Degree in the field of Law Enforcement or Bachelor’s Degree in any field (official, sealed college/university transcripts required as proof by application deadline, September 8th, 2014- copies or scans of transcripts will not be accepted)
  • No felony convictions
  • Candidates must successfully pass a written exam battery, oral interview, background check, polygraph, psychological evaluation, and drug screen


Preference Points
Preference points are awarded as allowed by statute.


All portions of the testing process are mandatory. Failure to attend and complete any portion of the process will result in elimination from employment consideration.


Written Exam/Orientation Information:
Saturday, October 4, 2014
Hononegah High School
307 Salem St.
Rockton, IL 61072

You are required to arrive at the testing location no later than 8:30 a.m. with photo identification (valid driver’s license or State ID) to sign-in.  NO LATE ADMITTANCE. 



Campaign Internships - Galesburg, IL (7/17/14)
The Bruce Rauner campaign is establishing an office in Galesburg to serve the surrounding areas.  In order to get the office up and going we are looking for interns and paid walkers.   There are a few different options available:  


1.  Full Time Unpaid Internship for Bruce Rauner
This internship would be during the day and would consist of various roles in the office.  The level of work being done will be dependent on the experience of the internship candidate.  This is a great way to develop experience.  After the internship, we will happily provide you with a letter of reference for your use with future employers and institutions.


2.  100 Hour Paid Walker for Bruce Rauner
The campaign will pay you $1000 a month to go door-to-door campaigning.  They are looking for interns to complete 25 hours a week or 100 hours a month.  The time designation for the walking would be during high volume times, primarily 3p-8p on weekdays and various times during the weekends.


3.  60 Hour Paid Walker for Bruce Rauner
The campaign will pay you $500 a month to go door-to-door campaigning.  They are looking for interns to complete 15 hours a week or 60 hours a month.  The time designation for the walking would be during high volume times, primarily 3p-8p on weekdays and various times during the weekends.


4.  Part Time Unpaid Internship for Bobby Schilling (Running for Congress)
This position is the same as the full time internship above but with part time commitment for those non-traditional students or students with families.


We would prefer local individuals for the internship, but anyone able to make the commitment are welcome.  This office will be serving as a local hub for other campaigns in addition to the Rauner Campaign.  If you are interested in one of the positions please email your resume to Elisha French at  or call 309-371-8501 for more information.