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


Maintenance Worker (Streets Division) - Galesburg, IL (12/19/14)
The Department of Public Works in Galesburg, IL seeks to fill one (1) position in the Maintenance Worker classification in the Streets Division after January 1, 2015. This permanent, overtime-eligible, AFSCME bargaining unit position will be compensated at a beginning rate of $18.54 per hour (Pay Range 16, Step A). For a detailed job description, and to apply for the job, visit: Click on Jobs.


Executive Assistant to Vice President of Academic Affairs - Galesburg, IL (12/17/14)
Carl Sandburg College seeks applicants for the position of Executive Assistant to the Vice President of Academic Affairs.


Minimum Necessary Skills, Experience, and Educational Background:

  • Associate Degree, 60 hours college credit or post-Secondary Secretarial Certificate preferred.
  • Type 50-55 w.p.m., shorthand preferred and word processing/computer experience required.


For a detailed job description and to apply for the position, visit:, click on Employment, and then the title of the position.


Fusion Tech Careers - Rosevile, IL (12/17/14)
Fusion Tech, located in Roseville, IL , seeks to hire the following positions. For detailed job descriptions and to apply for the job, visit:



  • Accounts Payable Receivable
  • Safety HR Manager
  • CNC Machinist
  • Engineering Manager
  • SolidWorks Designer
  • Purchasing Manager
  • TIG Welder


Forklift Operator - Woodhull, IL (12/17/14)
$10.25 - $11.25 - Great Opportunity!


We have several warehouse/forklift openings. Long term possible temp to hire opportunities. Strong forklift experience a must.
Background check and Drug Screen will be completed for this position. This position requires the ability to work quickly, be able to take instructions and have a great attitude while doing it.


Job Duties Include:

  • Available to work a variety of shifts, including days, evenings, nights and weekends
  • Efficiently sort, handle, load and unload palletized and non-palletized freight using appropriate motorized and manual equipment, including pallet jack, forklift and by hand as needed.
  • Safely climb in and out of trailers.
  • Lift freight and other objects of various shapes, sizes and weights(up to 50 lbs frequently and greater than 75 lbs occasionally).
  • Safely walk, reach (including above your head), bend, climb, push, pull, twist, squat and kneel as necessary to perform the job duties.
  • Adhere to company safety policies.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Prompt, daily attendance at assigned work location.


Please contact Jen at Manpower. 309-737-0191


Circulation Shelver - Galesburg, IL (12/15/14)
The Galesburg Public Library seeks to hire a circulation shelver. The position reads shelves, shelf checks overdue items and applies acquired knowledge to help customers locate materials. The shelver position is physically demanding and requires bending, lifting, reaching, moving furniture and locating and obtaining information and materials throughout the library in a wide variety of sizes and shapes, walking and standing for extended periods and carrying a reasonable selection of materials between places where they are stored and places where they are used. Hours are irregular. Ability to work evenings and Saturdays is required. Customer service and library work experience a plus. To apply, please fill out a job application (available at the Check-Out Desk or online at and return it to Sara Naslund at the Circulation Desk.


• Must be at least 16 years of age; Ability to learn the Dewey Decimal System and other library filing systems; Awareness of the purposes and functions of the public library and the ability to learn routine library procedures; 


• Projects a positive and pleasant attitude to the public and cooperates and maintains an effective relationship with other staff members as part of a team; Adheres to library policies and procedures; Collects book drop; Shelves books and other library materials in proper order; Does shelf reading to assure materials are in proper order; Dusts and cleans shelves; Locates requested items; Assists staff with checking materials for damage and removing them from the shelves; Answers directional questions; Performs various clerical tasks at the circulation desk as needed.  These tasks include charging and discharging library materials, processing overdues, processing holds; Does light janitorial chores; Performs other tasks as requested; Provides clerical assistance in other library departments as needed; 


• Part time:  15 hours per week, occasionally 20 hours per week
• Minimum wage
• No benefits


Thank you for your interest in the Galesburg Public Library. Applications will no longer be accepted after 12/27/2014. This job description is not, nor is it intended to be, a complete statement of all duties, functions and responsibilities that comprise this position.


Lowes Positions - Galesburg, IL (12/15/14)

Lowes seeks to hire the following positions:


  • Full Time Customer Service Associate II
  • Part-Time CSA Front End
  • Full Time Facility Service Associate
  • Department Manager
  • Full Time LTL Stocker


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


Customer Service Representative - Galesburg, IL (12/15/14)
Thorntons Gas Station is hiring a Customer Service Representative. Apply online at:


Route Driver - Galesburg, IL (12/15/14)

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.


Apply in person:  G&M Distributors, Inc., 200 N. Linwood Road, Galesburg, IL


HyVee Positions - Galesburg, IL (12/15/14)

HyVee in Galesburg, Il seeks to hire the following positions at the specified locations:


  • Courtesy Clerk - Part Time (Henderson)
  • Night Stocker – Part Time (Henderson)
  • Wine & Spirits Clerk – Part Time (Henderson)
  • Meat Stock Clerk – Part Time (Henderson)
  • Courtesy Clerk – Part Time (Main)


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


Warren Achievement Positions - Monmouth, IL (12/15/14)
Warren Achievement Center in Monmouth, IL seeks to hire 2 full-time (2nd shift with benefits) residential assistants. Will provide guidance adn supervision to individuals with developmental disabilities in a group home or apartment setting. Position require 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  61462. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.


Food Service Coordinaotr/Teacher's Assistant - Galesburg, IL (12/15/14)
Bridgeway seeks to hire a full-time food service coordinator/teacher's assistant. Responsible for planning and preparing meals for child-care center, and assisting the teachers in supervising the children in various activities.


Experience/Education Required

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • One to three months related experience and training.


Other Requirements

  • Must attend Blood Borne Pathogen, HIPAA, Corporate Compliance and Security trainings, and New Employee Orientation.
  • Must have own transportation, valid driver’s license and be insurable.
  • Also must obtain and maintain Adult & Infant/Child CPR and First Aid certification after hired.
  • Must have complete physical at hire and update every 2 years thereafter.
  • Must obtain and maintain Food Sanitation Certification.


Apply online at:


Sub Secretaries - Galesburg, IL (12/11/14)
Galesburg School District #205 is hiring substitute secretaries. Apply at the board office at: 932 Harrison St. - Galesburg


Public Safety Officer (2nd/3rd shift) - Galesburg, IL (12/9/14)

Carl Sandburg College seeks a Public Safety Officer for 2nd/3rd shift. $20,090.00-$20,860.00/Annually. 


Minimum Necessary Skills, Experience, and Educational Background:

  1. High School diploma or GED required.
  2. Valid driver's license.
  3. Two years' security experience preferred.
  4. Working knowledge of computer systems and software, to include word processing, and spreadsheets.
  5. Good communication skils, both in person and over the phone.


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


Project Manager - Galesburg, IL (12/9/14)

Carl Sandburg College seeks to hire a Project Manager. $31,440.00-$34,550.00/Annually.


Minimum Necessary Skills, Experience, and Educational Background:

  1. Bachelor's degree in Communications, Business, or other related areas of study or 120 semester hours college credit or specialized related training and four years related experience required.  Master’s degree and educational institution experience preferred.
  2. Excellent written, analytical, interpersonal and verbal skills.
  3. Working knowledge of computer systems, word processing and spreadsheets.
  4. Must be organized, able to work independently and prioritize assignments, and work with multiple projects simultaneously.
  5. Ability to research and write; and familiarity with budget and data tracking systems.


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


Customer Service Representative - Galesburg, IL (12/9/14)
Tower Loan is looking for a customer service representative contact. Apply online at Click on Careers, Current Openings, and Customer Service Reps.


Ag Sprayer/Technician - Galesburg, IL (12/9/14)

Martin Sullivan seeks to hire an Ag Sprayer/Tech.We are looking for agriculture/sprayer technicians who would be responsible for performing basic/complex diagnostics on agricultural equipment including sprayers. We offer a competitive benefits package that includes health insurance, pension plan, vacation and more. Top pay, extensive training! Come grow with us! Apply online at


Human Resources Team Member - Monmouth, IL (12/9/14)
Cloverleaf Cold Storage, located in Monmouth, IL seeks to hire a human resources team member. This is an entry level position that requires strong computer, excellent customer service, and proficient communication skills both spoken and written. Candidate will assist with time and attendance of employees, tracking training paperwork, performing new hire orientations and working closely with management.


• Bilingual is highly desired.
• Prior HR experience is preferred.
• Competitive wage & benefits. EOE


Interested applicants can send their resume to:


Funeral Director/Embalmer Apprentice - Bloomington, IL (12/4/14)
We are currently seeking a Funeral Director/ Embalmer Apprentice for East Lawn Funeral Home in Bloomington, IL. This position interacts directly with client families during their time of need and is expected to assist the Funeral Director/Manager in creating and maintaining a premier level of client family satisfaction.


Requirements and Qualifications:
• An ideal candidate has recently completed an accredited Mortuary Program
• Desire for FT employment as an apprentice in a Funeral Director/Embalmer role
• Excellent work history and good driving record
• Ability to pass both the National Board exams and the State Funeral Board exams in Illinois at the appropriate time


Who we are. What we do. We’re more than North America’s largest provider of funeral, cremation and cemetery services. We are mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, sons and daughters who are devoted to the communities where we live and work. We are more than 20,000 dedicated individuals who provide caring assistance to families in need, honor veterans and public servants and deliver lifesaving programs to help keep children and seniors safe. We operate under the umbrella of the Dignity Memorial network of 1,800 funeral homes and cemeteries. Dignity Memorial providers care for more than 300,000 families each year and understand the importance of thoughtful, personalized arrangements. We believe creating meaningful ways to pay tribute to a loved one begins with compassion and is shaped by the understanding that each life is truly unique. For us, there is no greater responsibility than honoring and preserving the story of one’s life.

Benefits Options:
• Health benefits (medical, dental, vision, life)
• 401K Retirement Savings Plan with company match
• Vacation and sick time
• Tuition reimbursement
• Funeral discounts, and more


SCI offers advanced on-line training resources, career advancement opportunities in the largest organization in the industry, attractive benefits, and a wonderful community to serve with plenty of culture and personality. For additional information regarding our company, please visit our corporate site at


As used herein, “SCI” refers to Service Corporation International and its affiliated companies.


Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. Interested applicants should send their resume to:


Helper Coordinator - Galesburg, IL (12/3/14)

Staffing the Universe, located in Galesburg, IL seeks to hire a temporary helper coordinator. 


Pay Rate: $13.68-18.36/hr
Duration: Seasonal temp assignment thru 12/28/14


The Helper Coordinator is responsible for reviewing the daily helper needs provided by the operations and coordinate the daily staffing of helpers. The Coordinator is also responsible for reviewing helper hours for accurate recording of time and assignments. They will work closely with the operation, communicating helper performance and administration of uniforms and tracking helper performance. Minimum Requirements: Must have excellent organizational skills. Ability to communicate effectively both written and oral. Solid working knowledge of MS Office. Ability to interact with people holding different positions as well as different responsibilities.


Hours: 6:00am to 11:30am, M-F


For IMMEDIATE consideration, please email your resume:


JCPenney Positions - Galesburg, IL (12/2/14)

JCPenney’s is hiring the following positions:


  • Customer Service Specialist
  • Temporary Service Specialist (Seasonal)
  • Temporary Support Specialist (Seasonal)


Apply online at Enter in zip code of 61401.


Holiday Associate - Galesburg, IL (12/1/14)

Apply in person at the kiosk in Bergner’s (located past the home department).


1150 West Carl Sandburg Drive - Galesburg

Or online at: (click on Careers at the bottom of the page)

Cottage Hospital  - Galesburg, IL (11/25/14)

Cottage Hospital is hiring multiple positions:


Administrative Assistant (Part-Time)
Performs a variety of administrative functions. Schedules appointments, gives information to callers, and takes dictation. Composes memos, transcribes notes, and researches and creates presentations. Generates reports, handles multiple projects, and prepares and monitors invoices and expense reports. May assist with compiling and developing the annual budget. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.


Qualifications - Requires a high school diploma with 0-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.


Medical Assistant (PRN)
Assists in examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a physician. Interviews patients, measures vital signs (i.e., pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height), and records information on patients' charts. May be required to draw and collect blood samples from patients and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis. Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Typically reports to supervisor or manager.


Qualifications - Requires a high school diploma and 0-2 years of experience in a related field. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.


Receptionist (Part-Time)
Greets vendors, customers, job applicants and other visitors, and arranges for transportation services, when needed. May operate a switchboard to route incoming calls and place outgoing calls. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.


Qualifications - Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent with 0-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.

Apply online at: Click on Employment at the top of the page.


Delivery Driver - Monmouth, IL (11/24/14)
Monmouth Pizza Hut is hiring delivery drivers. Apply online at


Construction Crew - Galesburg, IL (11/24/14)
Cleary Building Corp. has an immediate full-time opening in Galesburg, IL for a motivated self-starter to become a part of our building construction crew team!!  Prior construction experience and the ability to read blueprints are essential to this position.  Tasks will include physical labor in preparing sites, constructing post-frame structures, operating hand and power tools, climbing ladders, setting trusses, digging trenches, cleaning up debris, etc. Candidates must be able to comfortably work at heights up to 35’ and in inclement weather or other adverse conditions.


This position offers competitive weekly wages, career growth potential, and benefits including health, life, dental, & disability options; paid vacation and holidays; along with a 401k Retirement Plan. In support of our Zero Accident culture, we operate with State of the art safety practices and equipment. Cleary Building Corp. is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a smoke-free/drug-free work place. Pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks are performed.


Complete an online application at; send a resume to; or apply locally at the Branch Office:


Cleary Building Corp.
3019 West Main Street

Galesburg, IL 61401

Cleary Building Corp. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing as well as background checks.


Staffing Consultant - Galesburg, IL (11/24/14)

We're Unique - and we're growing! Do you have what it takes to be a Unique Consultant in the Galesburg, IL area? Send us your resume! Consultant will be responsible for applying marketing techniques in order to acquire new business and maintain current business.


Qualified Candidates will also be comfortable:

  • Organizing and conducting recruits in the surrounding areas
  • Interviewing Associates
  • Weekly Client visits
  • Performing basic administrative functions as assigned


Previous staffing, recruiting or marketing preferred. We will train the right Candidate. Unique has multiple offices across central Illinois. Please send resumes to


Construction Crew, Post Frame - Galesburg, IL (11/24/14)
Wick Buildings has a rich history of 60 years in the Post Frame Industry and a reputation of quality and integrity. This is your opportunity to join the Wick Team an become and OWNER! We are adding to our Construction Crew based in the Ames, IA area. Post frame experience is desired as well as the ability to learn fast, work safe and pay attention to quality at every step of the process. A valid driver’s license is a big plus! We are willing to train the right candidate. Travel is part of the job but we try to keep you home as much as possible. However, when you do travel, Wick provides the hotel, meal per diem and you ride to the job in a Wick truck while being paid travel time for overnight jobs!


Experience and Skills
You must be skilled with tools and machinery, be able to comfortably and safely work at heights of more than 20 feet, lift and carry at least 75 pounds safely, work with hand and power tools safely and efficiently, learn fast with attention to quality work outdoors in all types of weather conditions and represent Wick in a professional and positive manner. If you have the aptitude for construction and take pride in a job well done - this may be the opportunity for job security have been looking for!


Apply online at: Click on Careers


CNAs Needed - Monmouth, IL (11/24/14)

Legacy Estates, located in Monmouth, IL seeks CNAs. ALL SHIFTS AVAILABLE!! (Full and part time). Apply by calling: 309-734-0909 or


Visiting in person:
Legacy Estates
1200 West Broadway - Monmouth

Shopko Positions - Monmouth, IL (11/24/14)

Shopko in Monmouth, IL has the following positions open:

  • Presentation Supervisor
  • Shopko Teammate


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


Target Positions - Galesburg, IL (11/24/14)

Target seeks to hire a seasonal team member. Apply online at (Click on Careers located at bottom of page) or visit the store’s kiosk at: 1071 W Carl Sandburg Drive - Galesburg


Nurses - Cook County, IL (11/24/14)

Cook County Health and Hospitals System is hiring nurses in all specialties. Apply online at:


Driver - Galesburg, IL (11/6/14)

Renzenberger is a local company looking for drivers to transport railroad crews up to a 200 mile radius from Galesburg, IL.


• Must live within 20 minutes of Galesburg
• Be 21 or older
• Completed pre-employment drug screen


A company vehicle is provided, paid training, and benefits. No special license needed. Compensation is 17 cents per mile or $8.25 per hour while waiting.


*Apply at Click on Careers.

Illinois State Trooper - State of Illinois (11/3/14)
The Illinois State Police Merit Board is currently accepting applications for the position of state trooper. Applications are available at Click here for additional information. 


UPS Jobs - Galesburg, IL and Monmouth, IL (11/3/14)

UPS is hiring miscellaneous positions:


  • Package Delivery Driver
  • Driver Helper (Galesburg and Monmouth)
  • Package Handler Part Time
  • Automotive Mechanic
  • Maintenance Mechanic


Apply online at


Staples Positions - Galesburg, IL (10/28/14)

The Galesburg Staples store is hiring multiple positions:


  • Sales and Services Manager
  • Sales Associate
  • Copy & Print Associate
  • Mobility & Technology Sales Associate


For detailed job descriptions, and to apply online, visit: Contact the store after applying as a follow up.