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:
Numerous departments hiring for Fall 2014 semester 

BNSF Signal Apprentice - Galesburg, IL (7/28/14)
BNSF seeks to hire six positions for a signal apprentice for the Galesburg area. Anticipated start date - 10/6/14. Salary range - $25.00-$28.19/hour. Apply early as this job may be removed or filled prior to the closing date, which is approximately seven (7) days after the posting date (7/28/14).


For a detailed job description and to apply, click here.


Pharmacy Technician - Galesburg, IL (7/25/14)
Walmart Pharmacy seeks to hire two part-time pharmacy technicians--one with an immediate start date. Certification is preferred but not required. Call Corey at 309-344-2254 or stop in and deliver your resume and references to him at:


659 Knox Square Dr.
Galesburg, IL 61401


Part-Time Teller - Galesburg, IL (7/24/14)
Sedona Staffing is recruiting for a part time Teller for a Quad City Credit Union for their Galesburg Branch location. This opportunity is temp to hire, working approximately 30-35 hours/week and require the ability to work any days Monday through Saturday. Qualified candidates will have at least one year of Teller experience and/or 3+ years of current cash handling experience in a high end retail environment with excellent customer service skills. Candidates must also have a desire to cross sell products and services. Training will take place in Moline, but after training will be assigned to work at their Galesburg Branch location. All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of criminal background check, credit check, and reference check.


To be considered for this opportunity, please apply directly to it or online at  or call and speak with a Clerical Account Manager at 309-743-7000. If you are not already registered with The Sedona Group, please be prepared to apply online and send a resume that highlights your experience for this opening. In addition, you could be asked to complete MS skills testing as well as an interview. Sedona is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


Food Service - Galesburg, IL (7/23/14)
Lieber's Boxcar Express (providing the new food service for Carl Sandburg College) seeks to hire food service staff. The hours needed for Carl Sandburg College location are 9-10 a.m. until 2 p.m. They are also hiring for the main store mostly for the 11-4 time slot. Print your application from their website and bring it in to their main store at 1974 North Henderson St, Galesburg.


Part Time Position - Carthage, IL (7/23/14)
Follett Corporation has immediate openings for a part-time position to help out in the bookstore located at Carl Sandburg College. This position greets customers, assists customers with store inquiries, answers the phone and/or directs callers, tabulates purchases using the register for transactions. Use safe money handling procedures and secure transaction practices. Greet customers and render assistance as necessary responding to inquiries of products and merchandise. Looking for candidate for Carthage location to assist with back to school and possible future terms.

  • Answers phone and responds to inquiries or direct calls for appropriate resolution.
  • Operates cash register tabulating transactions, accepting payments, giving change, bagging purchases and processing employee or faculty discounts as appropriate. Starts up and shuts down register, trouble shoots, counts down register, perform cashier audits, etc. Balances the cash drawer including checks and the credit card receipts and student charge slips.
  • Observes safe money handling procedures and secure transaction practices when accepting cash payment, making change, accepting checks and credit card payments, and processing refunds/buybacks. Includes cashier integrity to safeguard register and drawer deposits.
  • Test EAS security system daily and approach customers who set off EAS system investigating alarms, resolving issue and logging EAS activations.
  • Receive, sort and open, as necessary, mail. May also take outgoing mail to mailbox or Post Office.
  • Carry and shelve merchandise inventory; may also pull and package merchandise for return to vendors. Straightens merchandise, stocks shelves, prices merchandise and may assist in setting up displays and signs. May be required to mop, vacuum, clean shelves and take out trash.
  • Ensure inventory controls tags are removed and/or replaced on merchandise according to company standards as applicable.
  • Pick, process and pack orders for shipping in accordance with Retail Store Operations.
  • Fill in for other employees during absences, for breaks and lunches, and during periods of high volume.
  • May perform data entry or type simple correspondence including printing and system back-up.
  • Take inventory as needed and may have responsibility for ordering general merchandise items (snacks, beverages, newspapers, magazines, etc.).
  • May provide customer service/sales functions for special events (including but not limited to author signings, graduation and athletic events)

Click here to apply. Type in "61401" in the search box.


Secretary/Bookeeper - Galesburg, IL (7/23/14)
Knox County Farm Bureau in Galesburg, IL seeks person for temporary secretary/bookkeeper position. Previous experience required. Should be proficient in typing, filing, and computer skills. Excellent telephone and people skills a must. Competitive hourly wage offered. Small office environment and excellent working conditions.


Send letter of application with resume and references to:
180 S. Soangetaha Road, Galesburg, IL 61401.


Must be postmarked by August 15, 2014 to be considered. 


Guest Registration Specialist - Galesburg, IL (7/23/14)
Thorntons, Inc. in Galesburg, IL is hiring temporary, part-time Guest Registration Specialists to support the launch of a new rewards program. Guest Registration Specialists will work in assigned stores and register Thorntons’ guests into their new Refreshing Rewards program. As a Guest Registration Specialist, you will immediately become a VIP Member in Thorntons’ new Refreshing Rewards program. VIP membership entitles you to 10 cents off per gallon of fuel for the first 30 days of employment and 3 cents off per gallon for future purchases as well as a 24 hour low price guarantee on fuel purchases. There are also additional in-store savings and members only promotion benefits. The role of the Guest Registration Specialist is to greet guests, introduce them to the new program and register interested guests, in-store, on an iPad.


Click here to apply.


Farm Service - Monmouth, IL (7/22/14)
Keisters, Inc. in Monmouth, IL seeks to hire a full-time farm service position. This position provides on-site, off-road, and on-road tire repair service to Keister's Farm-Fleet customers.


Essential Duties

  • Perform tire/tube/wheel repair or replace according to instructions provided on work order form.
  • Identify and inflate tires correctly for the size and ply.
  • While in shop, place wheels on balancing machines to determine counterweights required to balance wheels.
  • Raise vehicles, using hydraulic jacks.  Block vehicle from movement if on unstable ground.  Also block vehicle after jacked up to appropriate height.
  • Remount wheels onto vehicles.
  • Locate punctures in tubeless tires by visual inspection.
  • Unbolt wheels from vehicles and remove them, using air guns and other hand and power tools
  • Reassemble tires onto wheels.
  • Replace valve stems and remove puncturing objects.
  • Hammer required counterweights onto rims of wheels.
  • Rotate tires to different positions on vehicles, using hand tools.
  • Perform routine maintenance on assigned service truck, assigned tools,and equipment.
  • Maintain an inventory of necessary items for the assigned service truck.
  • Maintain a log record of all service calls and what was performed during each service call.


Position Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Maintain a Valid Class “C” Driver’s License
  • Maintain a Valid DOT medical certificate
  • Enroll in and pass TIA training course
  • Previous experience in similar role preferred


 Compensation - $11.50-$17.00 plus commission. Click here to apply.


Mechanic - Macomb, IL (7/22/14)
Keisters, Inc. in Macomb, IL seeks to hire a full-time mechanic. We have a full-time opening for an experienced Auto Mechanic in our Macomb, IL store.  The successful candidate will be responsible for the repair of automobiles, trucks, buses, and other vehicles.


Essential duties:

  • Test drive vehicles, and test components and systems, using equipment such as scan tools to diagnose engine codes, computerized diagnostic devices, and vehicle alignment machines.
  • Examine vehicles to determine extent of damage or malfunctions.
  • Repair, reline, replace, and adjust brakes.
  • Follow checklists to ensure all-important parts are examined, including belts, hoses, steering systems, spark plugs, brake and fuel systems, wheel bearings, and other potentially troublesome areas.
  • Confer with Service Manager or customers to obtain descriptions of vehicle problems, and to discuss work to be performed and future repair requirements.
  • Perform routine and scheduled maintenance services such as oil changes, lubrications.
  • Repair and service air conditioning (determined by store location), heating, engine-cooling systems.
  • Test and adjust repaired systems to meet manufacturers' performance specifications.
  • Review work orders and discuss work with Service Manager.
  • Tear down, repair, and rebuild faulty assemblies such as power systems, steering systems, and linkages.


Position Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Previous experience in similar role preferred
  • ASE certification for Brakes, Suspension & Steering, Electrical/Electronic System (optional)


Click here to apply.


Phlebotomy Positions - Keokuk, IA (7/22/14)
Two full time phlebotomy positions are available in the Laboratory at Keokuk Area Hospital. The first position will be scheduled but not limited to 0600-1430. The second position will be scheduled but not limited to 1600-0030.  The applicant will also be expected to be able to work all shifts and weekends to meet staffing needs. Prefer applicant with Phlebotomy certification.


Applicant must be able to sit, stand, reach, bend, stoop, push, pull, and lift.


Keokuk Area Hospital is a 50-bed hospital located in Keokuk, Iowa, a small Mississippi River community located in southeast Iowa. We serve patients from 3 states, Iowa, Illinois and Missouri. Our busy laboratory processes and tests specimens from surrounding physician offices in addition to testing in house patients and patients from a busy emergency department.


If interested or for questions, please contact:

Marla Shafer, BS, MT(ASCP)                Louise
Laboratory Manager                               Human Resources
319 526 8710                                          319 526 8761


Ag Sales Representative - Monmouth, IL (7/22/14)
Martin Sullivan is looking for an Ag Sales Representative to join our Monmouth team! This person is responsible for selling John Deere product and solutions to our ag and consumer customers. This position requires a self motivated, energetic, detail-minded individual with good analytical skills. Great income potential with established territory. Email your resume to Jessica Pease at  or apply online at


Clinical Office Assistant - Galesburg, IL (7/17/14)
Illinois CancerCare, a world-class, comprehensive medical practice is seeking a dedicated and compassionate professional to join our team in Galesburg, Illinois.  We currently have an opening for a full time Clinical Office Assistant.  You must support Illinois CancerCare’s Mission and Vales including demonstrate a willingness and the ability to work effectively with others and help maintain a positive and caring atmosphere for our patients, families, and members of the health care team.  Previous experience medical office experience or certificate preferred.  You may submit your resume to our website at


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.


Childcare Transportation - Galesburg, IL (7/17/14)
In search of a reliable, punctual person with dependable, safe, transportation to take one of our children to/from Jr. High (Churchill) for the 2014-15 school year 4 days each week (Mon. Tues.Thurs. Fri.). School starts at 8:00am. Pick up time and place will vary depending on early dismissal, practice and/or regular dismissal but should fall between 1:50pm (early dismissal) 2:50 (regular dismissal) and 4:30-5:00pm (cross country pick up at Lake Storey). We will provide a weekly schedule for pick up times/places. Proof of insurance for vehicle will be required. $50/week payment.


Please contact me by email at  if interested and provide email and phone contact information.


MRI Tech - IA/IL Quad City Area (7/16/14)
Metro MRI Center has immediate positions available for ARRT registered Magnetic Resonance Technologists (MRI) in a dynamic, quality healthcare environment in the IA/IL Quad Cities area. Current openings on are evening shift and require working some Saturdays and on call to provide adequate MRI coverage in a hospital setting. Positions require excellent communication skills and technical MRI knowledge, motivation, independent judgment, maturity, dedication to patient care and a thorough understanding of MRI safety. Experience with Siemens MRI systems preferred. Successful candidates must be flexible to work at any of Metro MRI Center locations to provide adequate technical coverage. Position requires willingness to learn new and innovative techniques as related to the changing field of MRI.


Email resume with cover letter to:
Marti Dussliere, RT (R) (MR); Manager
Metro MRI Center


Seek information about us at No phone inquiries please.



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


Assembly Positions - Galesburg, IL (7/16/14)
UniQue Personnel Consultants is looking for quality people interested in assembly positions in the Galesburg area.


Positions included:
• Machine Operators
• Warehouse
• General Laborers
• Assemblers
• Cash Handling/ Customer Service
• Managers
• General Office Assistance


Candidates must be able to handle 12 hours shifts, fast paced working environments. Candidates must submit to a drug screen and a background check.


Please send resumes to  


On-Site Caretaker - Galesburg, IL (7/16/14)
Kepple Acres Farms, LLC . seeks an on-site caretaker. Responsibilities include: Mowing, planting food plots and sunflowers, moving and repairing deer stands, maintenance on home, lodge, outbuildings and equipment. All machinery and equipment is provided. Modern house and utilities provided. Must be mechanically inclined and have knowledge of farming. References required. Early retirees preferred.


Send resume via one of the following methods:


By mail:
Attention: Mike Kepple
2426 W. Cornerstone Ct
Peoria, IL 61614


Or by phone at either:
Office: 309-691-7900 ext 102
Mobile: 309-696-8082 


Community Health Center Clerk - Galesburg, IL (7/11/14)
The Knox County Health Department is seeking a Community Health Center Clerk . Must have clerical, data entry, patient interactions and knowledge of scheduling appointments in a super-fast paced medical and dental clinic. Must be professional and love a strong challenge right person will love it! Starting annual salary is $18,186.00 with an excellent benefit package. The Knox County Health Department is an EOC.

Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to: kcrafton@ knoxcountyhealth .org . For a full job description visit our website at


2nd Shift Supervisor - Fort Madison, IA (7/10/14)
Team Staffing has an immediate need for a hands-on Production Supervisor to coordinate the day-to-day production activities in the plant for a growing industrial manufacturer in Fort Madison!


Previous manufacturing experience and leadership abilities are a must.  Candidate will also maintain quality service, evaluate workers’ performance and output, resolve personnel and equipment problems, and help out on the line when needed.


Applicant must have a HS Diploma or GED, be willing to work 2nd shift, and is a team player.


Please contact us at (319)246-1294 for more details or send us an email at


Team Staffing is an EOE.


Plastics Extrusion Operator - Fort Madison, IA (7/10/14)
Responsible for operating and maintaining machines that extrude or draw out thermoplastic or metal materials into hoses, bars, tubes, rods, wires, or structures.

Primary responsibilities
• Select machine dies.
• Determine setup procedures.
• Draw or press metal into shapes and diameters.
• Reel extruded products into rolls.
• Specify lengths and weights of rolls.
• Replace worn dies.
• Set controls to regulate vacuum, air pressure, sizing rings, and temperature.
• Synchronize speed of extrusion.
• Read and interpret blueprints and drawings.
• Locate defects on extruded products.
• Check for conformance to specifications.
• Adjust controls as necessary.
• Splice cables.
• Install, connect, test, and adjust equipment.
• String lines or install terminal boxes.
• Clean tools.
• Position insulation over conductors.
• Seal splices with moisture-proof covering.
• Access areas by climbing pols and ladders.
• Remove excess, entangled, or completed filaments from machines.
• Operate machines that extrude filaments from synthetic materials such as rayon, fiberglass, or liquid polymers.
• Start metering pumps.
• Activate and adjust extruding machines.


Email resume to  or call (319)246-1294 for more information.


Farmwork - Galesburg, IL (7/10/14)
NEFF Company - Wanted to hire a good experienced full-time person. Needs to be pleasant and reliable to help with planting, harvesting and all types of farm work. CDL would be a plus, but not mandatory. Must be experienced with large tractors and equipment.


This job could be seasonal or full-time. Full-time would include some dozing and back hoe work and working at Deere Crossing during winter, setting up equipment.


Send resume to:
Bill Maloney, NEFF Company
Box 710
Avon, IL. 61415


Driver - Galesburg, IL (7/10/14)
Renzenberger, local company, is 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, and pre-employment drug screen required. 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


Computer Support Specialist - Kewanee, IL (7/8/14)
The Henry County Health Department has an immediate full time opening for a Computer Support Specialist to plan-direct-manage department computer operations.  Responsibilities include: install and maintain computer systems, servers, hardware and peripherals;  install and configure network and workstations; troubleshoot and repair hardware; upgrade hardware/software; provide technical support to users; perform system backups/recovery; maintain and support data bases; design-construct-maintain web pages.   Qualifications: Bachelors or Associates degree in area of computer science and 2-3 years of experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Documented experience with Microsoft Active Directory, SQL, Windows XP, Windows 7 and Microsoft Office required.  Employment applications are available on our Website:


Mail cover letter, resume and employment application to:
Human Resources, Henry County Health Department
4424 US HWY 34
Kewanee, IL  61443  


or FAX: (309) 852-0595.  Closing date:  Open until filled.  Equal Opportunity Employer.


Shopko Positions- Monmouth, IL (7/7/14)
Shopko in Monmouth, IL seeks candidates for the following positions: 

  • Cashier/Customer Service/Sales floor
  • Presentation Supervisor


Submit an application at Shopko is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v. 


Taco Bell Positions - Galesburg, IL (7/7/14)
Taco Bell stores in Galesburg are hiring miscellaneous positions. Apply online at  or visit the Henderson Street store location to pick up an application. 


Route Driver - Galesburg, IL (7/7/14)
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 at 200 N. Linwood Road-Galesburg, IL EOE 


Full-Time Office Position - Galesburg, IL (7/7/14)
G & M Distributors, Inc. seeks an experienced person for a full-time hourly office position.  Computer experience required; Microsoft Office a plus.  The position will include answering the phone, bookkeeping, filing, among other administrative duties.  Monday-Friday, 8-5.  Good pay with excellent benefits, including health insurance, 401(k), and vacation.  Apply in person for this immediate opening at 200 N. Linwood Road-Galesburg, IL EOE 


Warehouseman - Galesburg, IL (7/7/14)
G&M Distributors, Inc. is looking for a full-time warehouseman to load delivery trucks.  Principal qualifications are:  ability to do repetitive lifting, fork truck operation.  Previously related experience a plus. Apply in person at 200 N. Linwood Road-Galesburg, IL EOE 


Sales Person - Galesburg, IL (6/9/14)
G&M Distributors, Inc. is seeking a highly motivated, results-oriented self-starter who possesses both a strong sales personality and demonstrates above-average leadership aptitude to join our Anheuser-Busch sales team. Responsibilities will include sales to retail accounts and achieving sales goals. Duties include introducing new products, selling current products, merchandising, and analyzing business opportunities. Training provided.


Excellent wages and benefits. Submit your resume to or apply in person at 200 N. Linwood Road-Galesburg, IL EOE 


Lowes Positions - Galesburg, IL (7/7/14)
Lowes in Galesburg, IL is hiring miscellaneous positions: 

  • Project Specialist Exteriors
  • Full-Time Customer Service Associate I/Loader


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


HR Assistant Manager - Monmouth, IL (7/1/14)
Smithfield Farmland (previously Farmland Foods) will be accepting online applications for a Plant HR Assistant Manager II from July 1, 2014 until filled.  Smithfield Farmland, Corp. is an EEO/AA Employer/Veterans/Disabled.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.”


Click here for a detailed job description. Interested applicants should apply at:


Dental Hygienist - Dubuque, Iowa (7/1/14)
A dental practice in Dubuque, IA seeks to hire a dental hygienist with an Iowa license. Please call 563-556-2711 and ask for Carol or send resume to