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.


CNAs - Galesburg, IL (7/7/15)

Rosewood Care Center seeks CNAs. Are you looking for a rewarding job as a CNA? Do you need something Part or Full time, or maybe just weekend work? Would you like to be part of our family and give quality care to residents and their family?


If your answer is yes to any of the above questions please come apply today!!!!

Rosewood Care Center
1250 W Carl Sandburg Drive
Galesburg IL 61401


On the spot interviews can be conducted.


Research Assistant - Macomb, IL (7/7/15)
DuPont, located in Macomb, IL seeks to hire a research assistant. As a Research Assistant, you will be part of a flexible workforce that is responsible for conducting research tasks. Your primary responsibility will be to perform generally standardized duties or moderately complex activities utilizing good field practices while assisting with research experiments.  You will also support the entire Macomb station with administrative support.


Job Qualifications

A successful candidate will:

  •     Posses a high school diploma or GED equivalent and at least four years of related experience
  •     Be willing and able to perform physical labor
  •     Understand the importance of maintaining a proper level of confidentiality
  •     Be interested in agriculture and biotechnology
  •     Pay high attention to detail


A successful candidate may:

  •     Posses a Technical Associate’s degree
  •     Have 2 years of experience operating laboratory and/or farm equipment
  •     Have a desire to learn about plant science, research, agronomy, horticulture, and/or biological science


To see a detailed job description, and to apply online, click here


Sales Associate - Galesburg, IL (7/7/15)
Big Lots seeks to hire a sales associate. As a Store Associate, you will play a key role in the success of the store through:


  1. Performs general store operations duties as directed, including cashiering, truck unloading, stocking and merchandise recovery.
  2. Greets customers and assists them as required to maintain the highest level of customer service.
  3. Participates in: - freight flow process - merchandise presentation and recovery - cashiering including customer loyalty program - furniture department operations - carry-outs - cart retrieval.
  4. Maintains appearance of the store's interior and exterior to company standards including light maintenance duties and cleaning.
  5. Assists in control of shrink and safety results.



  1. Prior retail experience preferred.
  2. Previous experience operating a cash register preferred.
  3. Mobility to move freely throughout sales floor and stockroom on a continual basis throughout the shift required. Ability to lift, carry, push and pull a minimum of 50 pounds required. Frequently required to stand for long periods of time, bend, stoop or kneel.
  4. Basic English literacy and math skills required.
  5. Strong customer service and communication skills required.
  6. Ability to work within a flexible schedule preferred.


Apply online at:


Ticket Agent - Galesburg, IL (7/6/15)
Burlington Trailways seeks a ticket agent.


Fridays and Saturdays (10 a.m. – 6 p.m.). Other days as needed but will work around school schedule. Minimum wage to start. Wage will increase after 90 days. If the right candidate is found, position will start immediately. Apply in person at - Burlington Trailways, 14 West Main - Galesburg.


Product Ambassadors - Galesburg, IL (7/6/15)
We are currently looking for Product Ambassadors to promote no-contract phone plans at a local retailer for the dates listed above.  Pay is $10.00 per hour.  You would be supplied with all the necessary items to help you promote the product. Candidates must wear black slacks, white shirt/blouse with collar and black closed-toed shoes.


These positions are great for people who are outgoing and energetic:  active older adults, students over the age of 17, or anyone who might want to make some extra money.  This part- time position runs on a month-to-month basis and is great for someone who doesn’t want to commit to a permanent position but still wants to make some extra money.  If interested, it could lead to more assignments in the future.


Carlson Specialty Temps has been in business providing quality demonstrators for over 30 years.  For more information please call Carlson Specialty Temps toll-free 1/800-453-9390, or visit our website at to request more information.



Friday, July 31st – 2-8pm
Saturday, August 1st – 10am-4pm


Friday, August 7th – 2-8pm
Saturday, August 8th – 10am-4pm


Friday, August 14th – 2-8pm
Saturday, August 15th – 10am-4pm


Friday, August 21st – 2-8pm
Saturday, August 22nd – 10am-4pm


Hy-Vee Positions - Galesburg, IL (7/6/15)
Hy-Vee in Galesburg, Il seeks to hire the following positions at the specified locations:


  • Courtesy Clerk - Part Time (Henderson)
  • Night Stocker – Part Time (Henderson)
  • Courtesy Clerk – Part Time (Main)
  • Service Meat Clerk - Part Time (Henderson). Job closes at noon on 7/15/15.


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


Shopko Positions - Monmouth, IL (7/6/15)
Shopko in Monmouth, IL has the following positions open:


  • Shopko Teammate
  • Optical Manager


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


Target Positions - Galesburg, IL (7/6/15)
Target seeks to hire for the following positions:


  • Sales Floor Team Member (2)
  • Food Service Team Member
  • Cashier Team Member
  • Full-Time Staff Pharmacist


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


Lowes Positions - Galesburg, IL (7/6/15)
Lowes seeks to hire the following positions:


  • Delivery Driver
  • Customer Service Associate I/Loader


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



Operations Support Rep - Galesburg, IL (7/6/15)
Ameren seeks to hire an operations support rep for the Galesburg area. Ameren Illinois is looking for a Operations Support Representative who will primarily responsible for providing general clerical and administrative support. Key responsibilities include:


  • Enter payroll and time data in Time Reporting Information System (TRIS) for Operating Center personnel.
  • Responsible for updating daily orders in Customer Service System (CSS), OAS, DOJM and MVRS systems, including rate changes, installs/removes, lighting orders, disconnects for non-pay and damage claim billing. Review, investigate and complete CSS Work Flow Manager (WFM) on-line reports.
  • Maintain and update various gas records (Gas Code Compliance & Sample Meter Change) and assist in scheduling customer appointments.
  • Accurately maintain files and records.
  • Provide clerical support, including handling of the mail, office supplies, general letter and spreadsheets. Assist other Operating Centers during vacations, illnesses as needed.



Education:High School Diploma or equivalent required.


Experience:One or more years of relevant clerical/administrative experience required.


Other:Working knowledge of MS Word and Excel required. Working knowledge of specific Ameren systems (CSS, OAS, etc) preferred. Must have good communication and human relations' skills and ability to handle multiple tasks. Clerical aptitude testing and data entry testing required for position.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


Apply online at: More information may be found using



Seasonal Grounds Keeper - Galesburg, IL (7/6/15)
Seminary Village seeks to hire a seasonal grounds keeper. Seasonal full time grounds keeper to mow, trim and keep grounds looking their best throughout the growing season. Must be self motivated, able to work independently, dependable and able to pass a criminal background check. Required experience: Preferred experience operating lawn mowers, hedge clippers and string trimmers - 1 year. Apply in person at 2345 N Seminary St., Galesburg, IL.



Automotive Sales Professional - Galesburg, IL (6/29/15)
City Select Motors seeks an Automotive Sales Professional. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to make a well above average income, work reasonable hours and be appreciated for the results they produce. Some sales experience is preferred (but not necessarily automotive). We are the number ONE Independent Auto dealership in 3 counties. Our top salesperson makes $100,000. per year. If you could make half of that, would that work? We always stock between 175 and 200 units and we have plenty of lenders to serve our clients. Our facility is beautiful and our atmosphere is very customer friendly.


Please contact by phone or email:

Ron Hicks, President
City Select Motors
Galesburg, IL 61401
Phone: (309) 343-2121


Cosmetic and Fragrance Consultant - Galesburg, IL (6/29/15)
Bergner's seeks to hire a Cosmetic and Fragrance Consultant. Do you love helping others find their inner beauty while driving your own business? If so, Cosmetic Sales is the right place for you! In this role, you will be responsible for applying cosmetics, sharing knowledge of brands, recommending products, and making customers feel beautiful.


We’ll value your:

  •     Excellent interpersonal skills with customers
  •     Strong aptitude in selling techniques
  •     Ability to drive sales and build repeat clientele
  •     Ability to take initiative when presenting and selling merchandise
  •     Work schedule flexibility (days, nights and weekends)


Cosmetic and Fragrance Consultant in our stores are paid on a base plus commission for all cosmetic counter sales. At Bon-Ton, we want to give back to our associates. We offer competitive pay, great associate discount, 401k plan (once eligible) – including potential company match and great volunteer opportunities. Apply online at or in person at 1150 West Carl Sandburg Drive, Galesburg.


Unarmed Security Officer - Monmouth, IL (6/29/15)
US Security Associates seeks applicants for an Unarmed Security Officer. Please apply online @ ALL APPLICANTS WILL BE SUBJECT TO A BACKGROUND CHECK AND DRUG SCREENING.


Requirements Applicants must present the following to receive consideration for hire:

  •     Valid driver’s license,
  •     Social security card and/or birth certificate
  •     High school diploma or GED
  •     Valid Illinois Permanent Employee Registration Card


Cashier - Galesburg, IL (6/29/15)
Galesburg Cottage Hospital has an opening for a cashier. Note: online applications accepted only. Schedule : Must be able to work Monday-Friday, with rotating weekends. Requirement : Must have previous experience with cash handling, customer service, and some cook experience. Apply online at:



Road Driver - Galesburg, IL (6/26/15)
Renzenberger, Inc., located in Galesburg, IL, is looking for qualified, dependable drivers for the road driver’s position.Compensation starts at $8.50 hr. Applicants must live within 20 minutes of the rail location, be 21 years old and over, with a clean background, no moving violations within 3 years. Applicant must be willing to submit to pre-employment drug testing.


Please apply at OR CALL 913-208-9750 M – F 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.


CNAs, RNS, and LPNs - Carlinville, IL (6/26/15)
Carlinville Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, located in Carlinville, IL, seeks caring staff to join our nursing team. Your personal and professional growth is important. That's why we make opportunities available to advance your career and further your education in addition to 401k, PTO and other great benefits. Apply today at: Carlinville Rehab and Health Care Center, 751 N Oak Street, Carlinville, IL. (217-854-2511)


Medical Assistant - Quad City Area (6/25/15)
Life Line Screening seeks applicants for a full time medical assistant position with paid travel.


Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • Graduate of an accredited school or formal medical training program
  • Experience of 1 year in the medical field OR 1 year experience in a customer service role associated with retail and/or sales
  • Excellent customer service skills, with the ability to educate participants on products and services
  • Willingness to work and prosper in a team environment
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Must have a valid driver's license
  • Multi-task oriented

If interested in this career opportunity, and to see the complete job description, please visit and apply through our careers website:



Sales Representatives - Galesburg, IL (6/24/15)
We are looking for a qualified candidate, to take over an already successful, live territory. The territory comes with a substantial repeat business base, and vast opportunities for the inclusion of new customers. The proper candidate will possess the qualities of confidence, positive aggressiveness, outside the box thinking, and excellent communication skills. We are a 37 year old firm working in sports marketing and advertising space sales. Our territories span the entire country. This opportunity would be for the territory in which you reside, it would be local for you. We do not work evening or weekend hours. Some specific sales backgrounds are good, but we are willing to train the proper candidate to be successful with us. You can expect first year earnings of $60-$70,000. Commission, Guarantee, Bonuses, and Benefits. We have already begun the interviewing process, to be considered please forward your resume in pdf or Word form to us through the reply option on the ad . You can also fax the resume to 800-696-1601, or you can call Susan Gold, Human Resources Dept. at 888-243-7534.


RN'S/LPN'S & C.N.A.'S - Stronghurst, IL (6/23/15)
Oak Lane Nursing and Rehab Center is a skilled/intermediate long term care home that can accommodate 60 residents in need of loving, compassionate and excellent nursing care. OLNR has above average nursing staff to resident ratio, excellent new improved starting wages with shift and weekend differential pay plus full benefits available. OLNR has electronic documentation increasing efficiency and accuracy. OLNR nurses are IV certified and wound care certified. JOIN OUR TEAM TODAY! Contact the Director of Nursing at 309-924-1123


Service Technicians - Galesburg, IL (6/22/15)
Martin Sullivan, Inc. seeks applicants for the position of service technicians.



  • Performs advanced diagnostics and repairs on agricultural and turf equipment and established AMS products
  • Participates in Service EDUCATE Training programs required for the development of skills and knowledge
  • Mentors Service Technician Trainees
  • Conducts or supports customer clinics
  • Maintains current knowledge of John Deere and competitive products
  • Maintains condition of vehicles, inventory, tools and equipment
  • Maintains a clean work area and performs work in a neat and orderly fashion
  • Follows all safety rules and regulations in performing work assignments
  • Completes all reports and forms required in conjunction with work assignments
  • Accounts for all time and all material used in performing assigned duties
  • May perform diagnosis and repair in the field


Experience, Education, Skills and Knowledge:

  • Ability to perform advanced repairs and maintenance using special tools and equipment following Technical Manual procedures
  • Advanced knowledge of mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems used in the repair of agricultural and turf equipment
  • Excellent skills in operating vehicles and equipment used for diagnostic purposes
  • Ability to use Service Advisor and basic computer functions
  • Ability to lift at least 75 lbs. repeatedly
  • Advanced Service Technician certification preferred
  • High School Diploma or equivalent experience required; Associates degree preferred
  • Valid driver’s license required; CDL (Commercial Drivers License) and fork lift license preferred


Apply online at or email


Cattle/Grain Farm Assistant Positions - Kirkwood, IL (6/22/15)
Full and part time Cattle/Grain Farm assistant positions are available in Kirkwood, IL working with corn, soybean, & hay production as well as cow/calf, heifer development program, and feedlot operations. Opportunity for part-time salesman for corn/soybean seed dealership for right candidate


Responsibilities include:

  • Field equipment work (seeding, grain cart, hay/corn silage production, fertilizer & manure application, etc)
  • Operate a feed wagon
  • Assist with working cattle (AI, vaccinations, sorting, etc.)
  • Equipment maintenance, fencing, mowing, and more


  • Vacation
  • ¼ Beef Annually

Previous basic farm equipment experience is required. Ability to obtain a CDL is preferred but not required. Pay based on experience. Interested applicants should call Alex Baker at 309-337-8651.


Bridgeway positions - Galesburg, IL (6/22/15)
Bridgeway has  positions available in Galesburg for the following vacancies:


  • Community Support Specialist
  • Coordinator Crisis Services
  • Employment Specialist
  • Crisis Counselor
  • Janitorial Associate
  • Lead Janitorial Service Associate
  • Residential Assistant


Application available online at at the “Employment” link, or may be picked up at Bridgeway, 2323 Windish Dr., Galesburg, IL 61401 or Bridgeway, 900 S. Deer Rd., Macomb, IL 61455.  AA/EOE


Construction Crew - Galesburg, IL (6/22/15)
Salary: $12.00-14.00 per hour based on experience. Cleary Construction seeks applicants for construction crew. Currently, we have immediate full-time openings for motivated self-starting individuals to become part of our building construction crews! Job Tasks include physical labor, preparing building sites, constructing pre-engineered post-frame structures, operating hand and power tools, climbing ladders, setting trusses, digging trenches, cleaning up debris, etc.


In support of our Zero Accident culture, we operate with state of the art safety practices and equipment. Candidates must be a least 18 years or age with a valid driver’s license. Prior construction experience and the ability to work comfortably from heights up to 35’ in outside weather conditions is essential.


This position offers competitive wages, health, life, dental, disability options, paid vacation and holidays, a 401k Retirement Plan, and opportunities for career growth.


Cleary Building Corp. is a smoke-free/drug-free work place. Pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks are performed.

To apply, complete an online application at, email a resume and cover letter to or apply in person at:
Cleary Building Corp.
3019 W. Main St.
Galesburg, IL 61401


We also encourage you to explore our website to learn more about our proud Cleary tradition at


Americorps NCCC Positions - United States (6/18/15)
Are you interested in traveling the country and earning money for school while helping communities in need?  If so, AMERICORPS NCCC may be for you.


Available positions include:  Corps Member, Team Leader, FEMA Corps Member, FEMA Corps Team Leader. For detailed descriptions of each position and to learn how to apply, click here.

Rehabbing Homes - Galesburg, IL (6/18/15)
Country Elms Estates has an immediate need for people to rehab our homes to get them ready to sell. Contact Melissa Roller at 309-289-6367 if interested.


LPNs and RNs - Peoria, IL (6/17/15)
Heartland-Manorcare, located in Peoria, IL is seeking 2nd and 3rd shift LPNs and RNs. Applications are accepted online at or in person at 5600 Glen Elm Dr. Peoria, IL 61614. Click here for a detailed job description.


CNAs Open Interviews - Galesburg, IL (6/16/15)
This just in...DD Homes will be conducting open interviews on June 17th from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. for CNAs. Location is 907 West Brooks in Galesburg. Call 309-343-3049 for more information.


Jewelry Consultant - Galesburg, IL (6/16/15)
Zales Corporation is hiring a Jewelry Consultant located at Sandburg Mall. Apply online at Click on Careers (at the bottom of the page) and then “List of current openings”.

Funeral Director, Intern, Management Positions - Montana and North Dakota (6/16/15)
Great opportunity available for full-time licensed funeral director, intern, management positions.  We are currently seeking applicants who are interested in a long-term career with our family owned and operated funeral homes in Montana and North Dakota. 


We value compassionate customer service and communications skills for those who wish to join our team.  We focus on care of the families and meeting their needs.  We appreciate someone who wants to make a real difference helping families during difficult times through compassion, understanding and providing the utmost in service.


Benefit Options:

  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • Health benefits
  • 401 K retirement savings plan
  • Paid vacation
  • Other benefits

For more information, visit our website at If you are interested or have any questions please call Joe or Todd Stevenson at 406-853-4460 or office number 406-232-4457 or email your resume to


St. Mary's Medical Center Positions - Galesburg, IL (6/15/15)
OSF St. Mary's Medical Center seeks applicants for the following positions:


  • Medical Records Analyst
  • Medical Office Assistant


Interested applicants can apply online at


Machine Assistant Operator - Galesburg, IL (6/15/15)
RockTenn is currently seeking to hire a Machine Assistant Operator for the Galesburg, IL plant.Starting Pay: $13.80p/hr + Full benefits after 60days of employment + OT Pay.


Job Summary:

  • Primary duties include safely performing a wide range of tasks that include stacking  product, conducting quality checks, material set-up, and maintaining a clean and organized work space. The ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to working safe, demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced environment, a strong desire to learn manufacturing processes and operating complex machinery and have a desire to advance within the company.



  • Ability to operate various manufacturing equipment, follow specific direction, operate power hand tools, and other duties as assigned.
  • Maintain a clean work environment.
  • Ability to read a tape measure and have basic math and computer skills.
  • Ability to work safely and comply with all safety regulations.
  • Ability to lift, push or pull 50lbs, navigate stairs, stand, walk, bend, and kneel throughout the entire shift.
  • Required to work daily overtime, weekend work and various shifts depending on your position.



  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Military training and or Technical School preferred


Join a company that excels in attracting, developing and empowering employees to reach their potential. Apply on line at Careers, search position.


Retail Wireless Consultant - Monmouth, IL (6/15/15)
U.S. Cellular seeks to hire a full-time retail wireless consultant. 


  • High School diploma or state equivalency required.
  • 1 year customer-facing experience preferred.
  • 1 year retail sales experience preferred.
  • 1 year cellular industry experience preferred.
  • Strong written and interpersonal communication skills required.
  • Must be flexible to work evenings, weekends and holidays as required.


Apply online at


Gates Positions - Galesburg, IL (6/15/15)
Gates is seeking to fill several open positions.


Intern - AutoCad: Provide support to the CI Process Engineer on-site. This is a temporary position to work a maximum of 1,000 hours. Click here for a detailed job description.


Computer System Administrator: Works closely with corporate resources to ensure systems integrity, systems availability and adherence to corporate IT policies and procedures. The SA  is the plants' primary point of contact for all IT related needs. Click here for a detailed job description.


Electrician: Click here for a detailed job description.


Nursing Positions - Knoxville, IL (6/11/15)
Knox County Nursing Home is hiring numerous nursing positions.

  • CNAs (Part Time) 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shift. Every other weekend obligations - 4 work days per pay period.
  • LPNs (Part Time)

1st shift, every other weekend obligations
2nd shift, 4-5 work days per pay period
3rd shift, 4-5 work days per pay period

  • RN Supervisor (Part Time) 2nd shift
  • Dietary Hostess (Part Time) 4 work days per pay period


Apply in person at:
Knox County Nursing Home
800 North Market St.
Knoxville, IL 61448


or download application at:

Miscellaneous Positions - Scottsdale, AZ (6/11/15)
Nextiva is hiring numerous positions in the Scottsdale, AZ area. To view and apply for positions, click here.


Preschool Director/Teacher - Galesburg, IL (6/8/15)
Community Preschool in Galesburg is currently seeking a full time Director/Teacher to begin immediately. Individuals in this position work with 3-5 year old children in a nurturing, learning environment to begin preparation for Kindergarten. In addition, the Director oversees all daily activities of the preschool and manages additional staff members. Click here for a complete job description and qualifications. Qualified candidates only should submit a letter of interest and resume to or Community Preschool 120 N Kellogg, Galesburg, IL 61401.


Part-Time Teacher - Galesburg, IL (6/8/15)
Community Preschool in Galesburg is currently seeking a part time Teacher five days a week beginning in August. Individuals in this position work with 3-5 year old children in a nurturing, learning environment to begin preparation for Kindergarten. Click here for a complete job description and qualifications. Qualified candidates only should submit a letter of interest and resume to or Community Preschool 120 N Kellogg, Galesburg, IL 61401.