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

Customer Delivery Teammate - Monmouth, IL (9/16/14)
CarQuest in Monmouth, IL seeks to hire a part-time customer delivery teammate.


Job Description:
Receives and checks incoming product. Stocks or re-stocks shelves with product received.  Performs delivery service to customer base. Delivery service may be on demand, a delivery route or a scheduled shuttle from point A to point B.  Performs inventory control functions as directed by manager.  Assists in maintaining clean and orderly working environment both in store and in delivery vehicles.


Required Skills:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older with a valid driving license and a good driving record.
  • Must meet all applicable state-specific drivers license requirements prior to driving a company vehicle to perform delivery duties.
  • Able to learn and demonstrate good customer service skills
  • Position requires proof of good driving record and good defensive driving skills.  
  • Must maintain a good driving record and must pass a prework screen to demonstrate ability to perform the physical requirements of the job in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Learns to use point of sale and electronic cataloging systems.
  • Able to understand catloging index systems and able to read manufacturing automotive components paper cataloging system. 


Job Requirements:

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


Cilck here to find out more information and to apply.


Firefighters - Pekin, IL (9/15/14)
The Pekin Illinois Fire Department is accepting applications for original appointment Fire Fighters September 8, 2014 - October 31, 2014. Applications are available online at or in person at City Hall, 111  S. Capitol  St., Pekin, IL. Completed applications must be returned by mail or in person to: City of Pekin, Attn: Lee Ann Wrhel, 111 S.  Capitol Street, Pekin, IL 61554 no later than Friday, October 31, 2014 at 4 p.m. 


Applicants must be:

  • US Citizen
  • At least 21 by time of appointment and under 35 by eligibility post date of December 1, 2014
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Current/Valid driver's license


Current EMT-B license from Illinois Department of Public Health AND completed classroom portion of EMT Intermediate curriculum (or equivalent) to TEST. Candidates must have the EMT Intermediate curriculum (or equivalent) to TEST. Candidates must have the EMT Intermediate license at the time of hire.


The application packet will state details regarding date, time and place of orientation and testing. EOE.


Any questions can be answered at 309-478-5301 (7 a.m. - 4 p.m. M-F)


DRIVERS | IN-SHOP | SAMPLERS - Galesburg, IL (9/15/14)
Jimmy Johns seeks drivers, in-shop employees, and samplers in the Galesburg, IL store with positions starting IMMEDIATELY!!

Willing to work around school schedules.

Stop in for application:
Jimmy Johns
235 E. Main

Call 309-343-0010 with questions and ask for Tanner

Target Positions - Galesburg, IL (9/15/14)
Target seeks to hire the following positions:


  • Sales Floor Team Member
  • Seasonal Team Member
  • Merchandise Flow Team Member
  • Food Service Team Member
  • Cart Attendant Team Member
  • Service Desk 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


Secretary - Galesburg, IL (9/15/14)
The Center for Youth and Family Solutions has an opening for a Secretary in the Galesburg office. Responsibilities include typing and preparing reports and correspondence for staff, answering phones, ordering office supplies, greeting clients/visitors, typing, filing, and maintaining petty cash. Computer skills and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment a must. Position requires a high school diploma and a minimum of three years’ office support experience. Preference give to candidate with a certificate or associates degree from a business college. Must be able to pass a DCFS background check and have a valid driver’s license and insurance. Submit cover letter, resume, and three current letters of reference no later than September 26, 2014. EOE


Apply online at:



Bookkeeper - Galesburg, IL (9/15/14)
Harvey Bros. in Galesburg, IL seeks to hire a bookkeeper.


Part time bookkeeper needed for small business in Galesburg. A/P, A/R & weekly P/R for 12. Month-end journal entries & reports. Quarterly & year-end returns.


Computer literate, Sage/Peachtree a plus.

Mail resume by Sept. 19th to:
Harvey Bros., 2181 Grand Ave.
Galesburg, IL 61401



Taco Bell Positions - Galesburg, IL (9/15/14)
Taco Bell stores in Galesburg, IL are hiring the following positions:


  • Shift Lead
  • Team Member - Cashier & Food Prep
  • Team Member - Graduate for Mas


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


Waiter/Waitress/Kitchen - Galesburg, IL (9/15/14)
Hammer's General Feed Store seeks to hire the following positions:

Help Wanted
Part-Time Waiter/Waitress:
• Part-time
• Able to work days or nights
• Must be 21.


• Kitchen Help
• Able to multi-task
• Pizza making & grill exp. required.


Call for Interview Appointment  (342-6115)


Shopko Positions - Monmouth, IL (9/15/14)
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


Production General Worker - Monmouth, IL (9/15/14)
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.


Residential Assistant - Monmouth, IL (9/15/14)
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.


Part-Time Emergency Dispatcher - Monmouth, IL (9/15/14)
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:  



Part-Time Service Agent - Macomb, IL (9/11/14)
Enterprise Rent-A-Car seeks a part-time service agent for the Macomb, IL location.


The Service Agent is responsible for the care and maintenance of the cars on the lot. This includes vacuuming and prepping the cars, shuttling cars to and from car washes and dealerships for servicing, car transports to and from offices, checking fluid levels, and changing tires.
• Clean vehicle exterior by hand, brush or by operating washing equipment
• Polish, dry and clean vehicle windshields, windows, lights, mats and exterior body, by hand
• Vacuum, shampoo, add air freshener and clean vehicle interior (some stain removal may be required)
• Determine need for and add windshield fluid, gas, oil, water and antifreeze
• Perform basic maintenance check: antenna, under the hood, inside the vehicle, inside the trunk, and outside vehicle
• Verify appropriate stickers are attached to vehicle (registration, plates, etc.)
• May be responsible for maintaining an inventory of cleaning supplies
• May assist with local automobile deliveries
• Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned

Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

• Must be at least 18 years old
• High school diploma or GED required
• Must have a valid driver's license with no more than 1 moving violation and/or at-fault accident on your driving record in the past 3 years
• No drug or alcohol related conviction on driving record in the past 5 years
• Must be authorized to work in the United States and not require work authorization sponsorship by our company for this position now or in the future.
• Must be willing to accept starting wage of $8.25/hour

Apart from religious observations, must be able to work 20-25 hours within the following schedule(s):
*Monday and Friday 8am-5pm
*Tuesday 8am-12pm
*Thursday 1pm-5pm

Click here to apply.


Seasonal Team Members - Galesburg, IL (9/11/14)
Joann Fabrics seeks seasonal team members who can ...


• Provide customer service through direct interaction with customers and will assist with operational merchandising and receiving tasks throughout the store.
• Respond with a sense of urgency and respect to ensure friendly and helpful service for every customer.
• Process customer transactions throughout the store such as at the cash registers, cutting counters and/or custom business areas.
• Assist in receiving, stocking, organizing, and displaying product according to store standards.
• Maintain awareness of and assist with price changes, plan-o-grams and promotional signage.
• Take pride in the store by maintaining the cleanliness, recovery and operational standards throughout the store.
• Supports teamwork and collaboration with store leaders and other Team Members
• Other duties as assigned.

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.

Why Jo-Ann?
• Have a passion for sewing, crafts, scrapbooking? Team Members receive a discount of 20% off their purchase every day of the year
• Competitive pay
• 401(k) Savings Plan (Employer Match)
• Flexible schedule
• Growth Opportunities


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



Retail Merchandiser - Galesburg, IL (9/11/14)
American Greetings seeks a part-time retail merchandiser for the Galesburg, IL area.


Duties & Responsibilities:
Retail Merchandisers provide quality customer service by maintaining the greeting card lines in local retail stores. This includes replenishing stock, arranging innovative displays, and cycling seasonal merchandise using internet-based technology to place orders, receive display instructions and communicate with supervisors. The successful Retail Merchandiser will also interact with store management to maintain good communication, and to ensure that our product is featured in an appealing way.

The starting pay is $8.50 per hour with potential to be more based on experience or education. The position averages 5-10 hours per week. Days before and after major holidays will be required and occasional weekends.

Experience Required:
• Access to a reliable internet connection and transportation
• Strong oral & written communication skills including reading & following written instructions
• Use of technology appropriate for position (i.e. PDA, phone, PC)
• Prior successful retail, merchandising, or customer service experience preferred
• High school diploma or equivalent preferred

Environmental Requirements:
• May be exposed to crowded environments, close quarters, extreme noise and low level lighting conditions .Must be able to lift, push, pull, and move up to forty (40) pounds with or without reasonable accommodations
• Must maintain a quick work pace with optimum time management to maximize productivity. Must be 18 or older due to contact and use of hazardous disposal equipment


This company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status. We desire to place a priority on referrals of protected veterans. EOE M/F/disability/vet VEVRAA Federal Contractor


*Apply online at Click on “Careers” and then “Search Part-Time Merchandiser Jobs”


News Reporter - Galesburg, IL (9/11/14)
WGIL/Galesburg Broadcasting Company in Galesburg, IL is seeking a News Reporter to join a three-person award-winning news department. Communications or journalism-related degree preferred. Experience with NewsBoss, AudioVault, Adobe Audition, and social media ideal, but not necessary. You'll cover government, politics, crime, and local events for a four station group, and you'll anchor news weekdays and rotating weekends.


Email resume/mp3 to Will Stevenson, ND, at EOE


Marketing Coordinator - Monmouth, IL (9/10/14)
Warren Achievement seeks applications for a full-time, excempt marketing coordinator with benefits. Will develop and implement promotional strategies to increase community awareness of Warren Achievement Center and any other related groups/functions.  Develop and oversee, in concert with the Chief Executive Officer and other management staff, fundraising strategies and activities that will help support WAC and its mission.  Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or related field required, or at least five years’ work experience in marketing or public relations.  Must possess good communication skills. 


Apply on-line at  or get an application at 1220 E. 2nd Ave., Monmouth, IL.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.


Temporary Help (Program Technician) - Monmouth AND Galesburg, IL (9/9/14)
The Farm Service Agency (FSA) office in Warren and Knox Counties seek applications for a program technician. Salary range $12-$15/hour. The job would last approximately 6 months (October-April). We recognize and appreciate the benefits of adversity in the workplace. People who share this belief and reflect a diverse background are encouraged to apply. This vacancy announcement closes September 16, 2014 and applications must be received by that date. FSA is an equal opportunity employer.


Applications are available at the following locations:


Warren County FSA Office
701 North Main
Monmouth, IL


Knox County FSA Office
Galesburg, IL 


Farm Hand - Galesburg, IL (9/9/14)
Wanted: Full time help on mid-sized hay/grain and cattle FARM. Must have driver’s license and exp. with FARM equip.


Call Ron Rollins at 309-368-6777.


Bank Retailer/Teller - Galesburg, IL (9/9/14)
Woodforest Bank in Galesburg, IL seeks a Bank Retailer/Teller.


Competencies Required:

  • Proficiency with 10 key touch, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, SharePoint), and knowledge of, or the ability to quickly learn, banking software applications (Mozart, TellerPlus, Bancline). Ability to work flexible or extended working hours to meet business needs; demonstrated good attendance and punctuality.
  • Customer service orientation with effective problem solving abilities and the ability to maintain composure and convey a positive attitude while interacting with customers and internal team members.
  • Outstanding listening and communications skills, both written and verbal.
  • Knowledge of or ability to quickly learn banking and lending products, services, policies, procedures, regulatory guidelines, and effective marketing and sales practices.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, follow directions and apply proper policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Self-motivated, goal oriented, team player with strong interpersonal skills and sales aptitude.
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize workload and multi-task in a fast pace environment while maintaining accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Basic math proficiency with the ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in order to help customers with their transactions and balance teller drawer .
  • Read at a level sufficient to understand memoranda, instructions, forms, applications, financial statements and credit reports.


Minimum Qualifications/Experience

  • 1-3 years customer service or sales experience; or an equivalent amount of directly related education or volunteer service.
  • Previous banking experience is preferred but not required.
  • Cash handling experience preferred.
  • Formal Education & Certification.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.


For a detailed job description, and to apply, visit: . Click on “Careers” and then “Employment Opportunities.”


Office Manager - Monmouth, IL (9/9/14)
Cloverleaf Cold Storage is a family-owned, customer-focused Company that is committed to the success of its employees and providing a safe working environment.The Office Manager should be highly motivated, detailed oriented, team focused, understand cold storage distribution, and be willing to work extended hours and weekends as needed.

This position requires the following:

  • Excellent Computer Skills: Excel, Word & Outlook
  • Working knowledge of Human Resources Functions
  • Moderate Accounting Skills including bill auditing and receivables
  • Demonstrated Customer Focused Behaviors
  • Problem Solving Abilities
  • Strong Attention to Detail
  • Positive, professional demeanor and communication skills including strong writing abilities
  • Able to meet tight deadlines and acts with a sense of urgency
  • Ability to manage 2 shift office staff


Also desired are the following:

  • 3-5 years in a distribution office environment with supervision experience or AAS in Business Management and 1-2 years’ experience
  • Prior Warehouse/Distribution Experience
  • Leadership Skills/Abilities
  • Bi-lingual
  • Exporting experience including customs


Pre-employment drug test required. Excellent pay and benefits are available. EOE


Interested applicants can send their resume to:


Licensed Funeral Director/Intern - Dubuque, IA (9/9/14)
Egelhof, Siegert & Casper Westview Funeral Home and Crematory seeks a licensed funeral director / intern to join our firm.  Individual must possess the motivation and professional skills necessary to succeed in all aspects of funeral service. Our funeral home serves approximately 230 calls per year.  We are located in scenic Dubuque, Iowa nestled among the bluffs along the Mississippi River.  We offer flexible schedules and competitive compensation.


Please email resume to


Knox College Positions - Galesburg, IL (9/8/14)
Knox College is hiring the following positions:


Knox College is seeking a cook, 40 hours per week, 10 month position, varied shifts, including evenings, weekends and holidays.
Primary responsibility of the cook is to prepare high quality food items following recipes and product directions.  Ability to use proper food handling and sanitation practices and to safely operate and maintain kitchen equipment is required.   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 application to Gina Zindt at  or by mail to Knox College, 2 E. South Street K-200, Galesburg, IL  61401.


Dining Hall Checker
Knox College is seeking a dining hall checker, 10 hours per week, 10 month position, varied shifts, including evenings, weekends and holidays.
Primary responsibilities include the control of and accurate accounting for all persons entering/exiting dining facilities by using the ID access system for control purposes, only admitting persons with a valid college ID or guests of the college.
Must be able to follow instructions and work closely with fellow Dining Services staff, welcome customers to the dining facility with a pleasant and professional demeanor, and assist them with various needs.
Qualifications: Minimum of one year customer service work experience in high volume environment; high school diploma or equivalent required; superior interpersonal and customer service skills; demonstrated ability to operate ID card access system units and cash/charge handling procedures; strong ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide, using whole numbers; ability to maintain good records and read/write reports of actions taken.

To apply submit an application to Barbara Schulze, or by mail to Knox College, 2 E. South St. K-200, Galesburg, IL 61401.


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.


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.


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


CNAs - Galesburg, IL (9/8/14)
Rosewood Care Center seeks CNAs.


Full-Time (1st and 3rd shifts)
Part-Time (3rd shift)


Qualified candidates must possess and maintain a current and unrestricted IL CNA Certification, along with excellent verbal and non-verbal communication skills and a passion for serving others. Skilled nursing facility experience preferred.


Apply in person at:
Rosewood Care Center
1250 W. Carl Sandburg Dr.
Galesburg, IL 61401


Full-Time Installers - Abingdon, IL (9/8/14)
Mediacom is seeking Full-Time Installers in Abingdon, IL. Candidates will be responsible for servicing customer’s cable, phone, and internet as well as selling other services as needed. We offer an hourly rate, an outstanding commission plan, company vehicle, clothing allowance and tools.


*Enjoy working outdoors
*Must have excellent Customer Service Skills
*Valid driver’s license
*Must be able to climb utility poles and handle 28 extension ladders


*Medical/Vision/ Dental/ Life
*Paid vacation and holidays
*401(k) with company match
*Discounted cable and internet plus more.


For more information, please visits us online at:  and search under IL.  Please refer to Job ID 7328. Then e-mail your confirmation to:


Data Entry Operator - Galesburg, IL (9/8/14)
Bridgeway seeks to hire a Data Entry Operator.


Experience Required

  • Previous typing/data entry experience preferred; 10-key experience helpful. Must pass typing test with a minimum 50 words per minute (wpm), with 10 or fewer errors.


Education/Training Requirements

  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED) (unless a current HS student); or one to three months related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Skills/Other Requirements

  • Must pass all background checks.



  • Full-time/Part-time
  • Monday-Friday -- First Shift


  • At least minimum wage; based on keystroke per hour rate

Application available online at at the employment link Or send resume and letter of interest to:
Bridgeway, Human Resources Department, 2323 Windish Drive, Galesburg, Il 61401


Manager Trainee - Galesburg, IL (9/8/14)
Menards seeks applications for the full-time position of Manager Trainee.


  • Business Degree or Related Experience Required
  • Friendly Work Environment
  • Nights and Weekends Required
  • Every Other Weekend Off
  • Relocation Required after 3 month training program to one of our 285 existing locations



  • Vacation, Weekend pay, Medical/Dental Insurance, Employee Discount, 401K


Apply in person at the Galesburg location: Building Materials Desk – 2791 Veterans Drive


Administrative Assistant - Galesburg, IL (9/8/14)
Armour-Eckrich Meats, a member of the John Morrell Food Group, has a part-time Branch Administrator position available in Galesburg, IL


Position Summary:
The Branch Administrator – DSD (Direct Store Delivery) under general supervision, performs clerical, administrative and general duties involving typing, record and file maintenance, mail distribution, and telephone reception. Compiles and maintains accurate records of business transactions and office activities; verifies accuracy of figures and calculations pertaining to business transactions recorded by other workers, prepares regular reports, gathering and summarizing data.


Key Accountabilities:

  • Develops and compiles records and reports for branch management using company computer systems. i.e. truck reports, Chep pallet report, daily sales reports and updates reports on the shared drive
  • Reviews truck–to–truck and warehouse transfers, investigates and adjusts discrepancies
  • Keys cooler transfers and verifies all transfers are matched prior to week end
  • Tracks and verifies data for accuracy: customer accounts, account payments, inventory reports, invoices and copies of checks/money orders
  • Verify routes successfully t-com; Verify and confirm product received by route sales
  • Review and mail daily deposit
  • Assists branch management with the reconciliation of account receivables and deductions
  • Maintain accurate branch files in accordance with corporate guidelines
  • Assists with the preparation of monthly sales meetings and key account presentations
  • Customer service – appropriately manages branch telephone calls in a timely and professional manner, maintains branch call in log ; Other duties may be assigned


Required Skills:

  • Strong computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) required; experience with SAP a plus
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast paced environment; Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists


Required Experience:

  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • 2-3 years administrative experience

**Apply online at  (Click on Careers and then Search Openings)**


Production Personnel Mill Operators - Galva, IL (9/8/14)
All-Feed, located in Galva, IL, seeks applicants for the position of Production Personnel Mill Operators.


Employment Requirements:

-Must have fork truck driving experience
-Must maintain a valid driver's license
-Must maintain reliable transportation
-Must be able to work in a non-climate controlled facility
-Must be able to lift 50# consecutively
-Must have strong basic math skills and legible writing
-Must be able to follow written and verbal instruction


-Pay: - $12.00 starting wage. -$14.00 cap during training and receiving docks


-Up to $20.00 per hour cap based on proficiency at additional production lines
-Personal training for our industry
-Paid Insurance
-Company matched 401 k
-One week paid vacation after year of employment


All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


Email resume to:


**Call 309-629-0001 within 24 hours to ensure resume was received.


Maintenance - Galesburg, IL (9/8/14)
NAEIR is currently accepting applications for an opening in their Maintenance Department.


The current opening requires the applicant to be experienced in all areas of building maintenance with special skills in electrical, and must possess a valid driver’s license.




Applications can be obtained at the reception desk in the front lobby at 560 McClure Street.


Business Assistant/Receptionist - Galesburg, IL (9/8/14)
Kandy S Sayrs, DDS seeks a business assistant/receptionist. Are you interested in a challenging job in the Dental field? We are looking for a friendly, organized, self-motivated team member to complement our Customer Service Department. If you are enthusiastic, fast paced, dependable and have experience w/ scheduling, insurance, a/r and collections and are willing to work flexible hours we have a position for you!


We offer competitive compensation and benefit package. Hours require one early evening per week and two day Saturdays per month.


Please email, send or fax resume and cover letter to:


Kandy S. Sayrs DDS
1865 N. Henderson Street #9
Galesburg, IL 61401
Fax # (309) 344-1637


Lowes Positions - Galesburg, IL (9/8/14)
Lowes in Galesburg, IL seeks to hire miscellaneous positions.


  • Full Time Delivery Driver
  • Part Time Assembler
  • Part Time Customer Service Associate II
  • Full Time Sales Specialist Flooring
  • Part Time Customer Service Associate II
  • Customer Service Associate II

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


Seasonal Crop-Adjuster - Quincy, IL (9/4/14)
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


Executive Secretary - Monmouth, IL (9/3/14)
Monmouth College invites nominations and applications for the full-time, administrative position of Executive Secretary – Academic Affairs Office. Reporting directly to the Vice President for Academic Affairs / Dean of the Faculty the Executive Secretary performs a wide variety of secretarial and administrative-type duties in support of the Academic Affairs Office.

To review position description including duties and qualifications, please visit the full position summary at

Competitive hourly wage plus attractive benefit package including group health insurance, retirement plan, and tuition benefits for eligible family members.
Monmouth College, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is committed to diversity and encourages applications from women and minority candidates.

Send letter of application, resume and references to:
Michael McNall, Director of Personnel
Monmouth College, 700 East Broadway, Monmouth, IL 61462

or E-mail address:


Security Officer - Quad City Area (IA and IL) (9/3/14)
AlliedBarton Security Services is the largest American-owned security officer services company in the United States.  AlliedBarton’s core purpose is to serve and secure the people, homes and businesses of our communities. Using our core values of Growth, Responsibility, Empowerment, Achievement and Trust as guide, we dare our employees to be GREAT at everything they do every day.

Security Officer Basic Job Responsibilities:
Serve as a general security presence and visible deterrent to crime; detect suspicious activities; watch for criminal acts or client rule infractions.  Report all incidents, accidents or medical emergencies. Respond to emergencies, such as medical, and alarms, such as fire and intrusion, by following the site emergency response procedure.

Security Officer Basic Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 19 years of age.
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED.
  • At least one verifiable employer.
  • No criminal convictions as specified under AlliedBarton guidelines.
  • Authorized to work in the United States.
  • Negative result on pre-employment drug screen.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to maintain satisfactory attendance and punctuality standard.
  • Neat and professional appearance.
  • Friendly and professional demeanor.
  • Valid driver license in good standing


  • $9-$11.00 / hour starting and benefits for FT Employees


How to apply:

Pizza Hut Positions - Monmouth, IL (9/3/14)
Monmouth Pizza Hut is hiring delivery drivers and servers. Apply online at   


Optical Receptionist - Galesburg, IL (9/3/14)
Gailey Eye Clinic seeks to hire an optical receptionist.


POSITION PURPOSE: Provides service to patient’s requests courteously and professionally.  Perform accurate and timely data entry.  Process paperwork neatly and accurately. Gailey Eye Clinic is committed to providing each patient with the highest quality eye care. This position plays an integral role in accomplishing this goal by utilizing a broad range of skills related to the customer service and administrative functions of the department



  • Operate telephone switchboard to answer, screen, and providing information, taking messages, or scheduling appointments.
  • Schedule and confirm patient diagnostic appointments, exams or medical consultations.
  • Greet patients, determine nature and purpose of visit, and direct or escort them to specific destinations.
  • Obtains insurance and demographic data and updates information in computer system.
  • Operate office equipment, such as voice mail messaging systems, and use word processing, spreadsheet, or other software applications to prepare patient records and reports.
  • Compile and record medical charts, reports, or correspondence, using personal computer.
  • Hear, resolve, and escalate patient concerns.
  • Perform administrative support tasks, such as proofreading, transcribing handwritten information, or operating calculators or computers to work with pay records, invoices, or other documents.
  • Receive payment and record receipts for services.
  • Organize, file and maintain records.
  • Travel when needed to satellite clinics for assistance.


Apply online at:


Janitorial Help - Galesburg, IL (9/3/14)
Bridgeway has the following positions open:


LEAD JANITORIAL SERVICE ASSOCIATE positions available in the Galesburg area. Responsibilities include providing oversight of general cleaning in facilities as well as hands on general housekeeping tasks. Ability and willingness to work flexible hours as needed. Must have valid driver's license, good driving record and proof of insurance.

We also have JANITORIAL SERVICE ASSOCIATE positions available to provide general cleaning and housekeeping tasks in a variety of facilities.


Employment is conditional upon passing all required background checks. Preference given to individuals with disabilities/veteran status. AA/EOE

Apply online at: (Click on “Employment”) or send resume to:

2323 Windish Drive
Galesburg, IL 61401

Warehouse General Laborer/Forklist Driver - Galesburg, IL (9/3/14)
- 1st and 2nd Shifts available - SEVERAL OPENINGS Looking for candidates who are interested in a long term position with a great company! Qualified candidates should have experience in at least one of the following areas:


Manufacturing | Warehouse | Production | Agriculture | General Labor




Valid Driver's License | Thorough Background and Drug Screening | Steel Toe Boots | Ability to Rotate Shifts | Ability to Work 8 to 12 Hour Shifts | Team Oriented | Self Starter


This is a temp to hire opportunity!! Apply today for an opportunity to start a career with several growth potential options!


Apply on or call Dan Pudenz @ 309-749-7326. REFERAL BONUS FOR ALL HIRED REFERRALS!!


Lifeguards - Galesburg, IL (9/3/14)
American Red Cross Certified Lifeguards now hiring for Fall and Winter 2014-2015. Immediate Job Positions are Available.


Not Certified? We offer certification classes also.


Call the City of Galesburg Recreation Division at 309/345-3683 for an interview or more information.


Elizabeth Varner
Recreation Supervisor


UPS Positions - Galesburg, IL (9/3/14)
UPS in Galesburg, IL seeks to hire two positions:


Package Delivery Driver:
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


Package Handler – Part Time:
UPS is hiring individuals to work as part-time Package Handlers. This is a physical, fast-paced position that involves continual lifting, lowering and sliding packages that typically weigh 25 - 35 lbs. and may weigh up to 70 lbs. Part-time employees usually work 3 ½ - 4 hours each weekday (Monday through Friday) and typically do not work on weekends or selected holidays.


Package Handlers receive a competitive hourly rate and also an attractive benefits package. Please note that these opportunities are part-time only working approximately 17 1/2 – 20 hours per week. Employees can expect to take home between $140.00 and $170.00 each week after deductions have been taken for taxes, etc.


Apply online at



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.

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


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.


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.


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.