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 (2013-2014 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 2013-2014 will be kept on file through June 30, 2014. Students eligible for the 2013-2014 Work Study program will be considered for positions beginning July 1, 2013. All work study positions are part-time, 20 hours per week maximum. Pay is $8.25/hour. 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, tengstrom@sandburg.edu

 

 Open Positions:
No Open Positions

 


Customer Account Representative - Galesburg, IL (4/23/14)
Rent-a-Center seeks Customer Account Representative.

How's your Quality of Life?
Are you looking for a job or a real career?
Do you worry about getting laid off?
Are benefits, 401k & paid time off programs important to you?
Would you like to be rewarded for working hard?

 

We are looking for a talented, career-oriented Customer Account Representative to join our team and take great care of our customers' product, payment and service needs.
 

Key responsibilities include:
• Delivering and setting up products in customers' homes
• Using our collections program to ensure timely customer payments
• Servicing, picking up and refurbishing customer's product
• Assisting with sales, merchandising and store maintenance activities
• Top performing Customer Account Representatives will get their careers going by earning a promotion to Assistant Manager!
 

In addition to great career opportunities, our Customer Account Representatives' Quality of Life is improved by:
• Paid sick/personal & vacation days
• Employee purchase program
• Comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, disability/life insurance & a 401k plan
 

Qualifications
To be considered for the opportunity to improve your Quality of Life, you:
• Need to be at least 20 years old, with a high school diploma or equivalent
• Must have a valid driver's license with a good driving record
• Have some experience working in a retail, restaurant/fast food, or service business
• Are willing and able to deliver and pick-up our great merchandise
 

Click here to apply online. 

 

Customer Service/Sales Assistant - Monmouth, IL (4/23/14)
Keisters Tire Center in Monmouth, IL seeks a customer service/sales assistant.

Interact with customers to provide information in response to inquiries about products and services and to handle and resolve complaints. Wait on walk-in customers and answer phone calls.
Essential Duties:
 

  • Confer with customers by telephone or in person to provide information about products or services, take or enter orders, cancel accounts, or obtain details of complaints. Perform opening and end of day procedures.
  • Keep records of customer interactions or transactions, recording details of inquiries, complaints, or comments, as well as actions taken.
  • Resolve customers' service or billing complaints by performing activities such as exchanging merchandise, refunding money, adjusting bills, or calling in Goodyear Credit Card applications for them.
  • Receive parts and tires. Provide customers with transportation when necessary provide vehicle pick up or drop off services.
  • Order office supplies when needed. Daily filing of invoices. Keep charge invoices in order for statements to be processed.
  • Solicit sales of new or additional services or products. Verify tickets for each customer transaction. Process mail-in rebates.
  • Answer phones in a professional manner. General office duties as assigned including restocking of pop machine, bathroom, and break room supplies. Other general duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent, Associates Degree preferred.
  • Previous experience in a similar role.
  • Valid Driver's License required.

 

Apply in person at:
Keisters Tire Center
1348 South Main Street – Monmouth
Or print application from www.keisters.com and return by email to eringreenlief@keisters.com

 

Medical/Dental Office Personnel - Galesburg, IL (4/23/14)
Western Illinois Oral Surgery, LTD. in Galesburg, IL seeks medical/dental office personnel.

Transcriptionist/Clerical full time position opening in well-established Oral surgery Practice.
 

Computer knowledge, and medical and/or dental office experience preferred. Will be required to assist with front desk duties and answering phones.
 

Please send resume to:
WIOMS
929 West Carl Sandburg Drive
Galesburg, IL 61401

 

Crew Members - Galesburg, IL (4/23/14)
Full time crew members needed for our stormwater department. Will perform maintenance and inspections of the entire storm water system(s) on the property along with taking overview pictures during each visit. Position will travel in/out of state 100% of the time. Some experiencd. Be able to pass physical and drug screen.

 

Visit our website www.kleencousa.com  to apply.  

 

Part Time Medical Assistant - Galesburg, IL (4/18/14)
Galesburg Dermatology Center seeks a part-time medical assistant.

Fast paced physicians’ office seeking part time medical assistant. No experience necessary will train. Must be positive, flexible and able to multi- task. Must have reliable transportation and be willing to travel to satellite office two times per week. Variable day shift hours between 8:00 and 6:00 M-F. Position may become full time in the future.

Apply in person, no phone calls please.

 

Galesburg Dermatology Center
201 N Prairie
Galesburg, Il 61401
 

  

Administrative Clerk - Galesburg, IL (4/17/14)
The Knox County Health Department is currently seeking applicants for an Administrative Clerk with office experience to include, working knowledge of word/excel, with a professional phone manner and ability to use multi-line phone system along with ability to use office equipment.  This position administratively supports everyday functions.  The position has a competitive salary and benefit package based on a 35-hour workweek.

 

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 www.knoxcountyhealth.org
 

 

Servers Needed - Galesburg, IL (4/17/14)
Chez Willy's is in need of servers to work nights and weekends. Over the age of 21 preferred but NOT required. Apply in person immediately at:

 

Chez Willy's
41 South Seminary St.
Galesburg, IL
Ask for Brenda

 

Branch Sales Manager – Galesburg, IL (4/16/14)
Cleary Building Corp. has an immediate full-time opening in Galesburg, IL for a motivated self-starter to manage our sales team, administrative staff, and production crew at our Branch Office. Responsibilities will also include building sales, budgeting, and prospecting in an established sales territory. Outstanding customer service, previous commissioned sales experience, management experience with hourly employees, and knowledge of the construction industry are essential.

 

 

Cleary Building Corp. is a family owned, debt- free, national building company located in Verona, WI. With over 80 Branch Offices in 23 States, Cleary is celebrating its 36th year in business, having sold and constructed over 93,000 buildings across the country. We operate with a high sense of urgency in a successful, disciplined and exciting environment.

 

** Candidates must live within 50 miles of Galesburg, and preferably in the areas Northwest and Southwest of Galesburg, South of Davenport, East of the Mississippi River, Northwest of Macomb, or near Monmouth to be considered. Relocation services are not available for this position.

 

This position offers competitive wages, career growth, and benefits including paid vacation and holidays, 401k Plans, and health and dental insurance. Salary includes a weekly base pay plus competitive bonuses and incentives, a cell phone allowance, and a company car. A valid driver’s license with a clean driving record is required. A college degree is desirable. 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 required.

 

If you are an energetic and hard-working individual who loves new challenges, don’t miss this opportunity!!

 

To apply, complete an online application at www.workforclearybuildingcorp.com  or send a resume to:

 

Cleary Building Corp.
PO Box 930220
190 Paoli Street
Verona, WI 53593

 

We also encourage you to explore our website to learn more about our proud Cleary tradition at www.clearybuilding.com.

 

Building Construction Crew – Galesburg, IL (4/16/14)
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.

 

Cleary Building Corp. is a family owned, debt-free, national building company located in Verona, WI.  With over 80 Branch Offices in 23 States, Cleary is celebrating its 36th year in business, having sold and constructed over 94,000 buildings across the country. We operate with a high sense of urgency in a successful, disciplined and exciting environment.

 

This position offers competitive wages, career growth, and benefits including paid vacation and holidays, 401k Plans, and health and dental insurance.  A valid driver’s license with a clean driving record is required.  Wages paid weekly with direct deposit available.  Must be 18 years of age or older.  State of the art safety practices and equipment will be used at all times to promote our Zero Accident culture.  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 required.

 

To apply, complete an online application at www.workforclearybuildingcorp.com or bring a resume to our Branch Office:

 

Cleary Building Corp.
3019 West Main Street
Galesburg, IL 61401
employment@clearybuilding.com

 

We also encourage you to explore our website to learn more about our proud Cleary tradition at www.clearybuilding.com.  

 

Safety Professional - Galesburg, IL (4/9/14)
Falcon Safety Group seeks a safety professional.

 

Falcon Safety Group, LLC. Located in Galesburg, IL is seeking a Safety Professional to join our progressive team. This newly created position is a unique opportunity for an outgoing person with exceptional communication skills. The ideal candidate will have considerable knowledge and background in creating and administering complex safety programs and delivering dynamic training presentations.  Regional travel required.

 

 

MUST HAVE:
• A 2 year degree preferred, with a minimum of some college experience required
• Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a general industry setting
• Experience managing compliance with local, state and federal laws, regarding OSHA standards and regulations from a compliance perspective
• A Solid work history

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Create and administer safety solutions for all business levels
• Work with business clients to establish a team of Safety leaders
• Work with business clients to assist in eliminating risk including: Standard work creation, ergonomics assessments, environmental issues and safety procedures
• Create and present in-depth safety KPI and suggest areas of improvement
• Collaborate and support Falcon team on new initiatives from a safety perspective
• Create measurable employee performance benchmarks that supervisors can use to evaluate employees

 

Please include cover letter with resume, 3 references, and salary history to:

Falcon Safety Group
E. Main St. Suite 309
Galesburg, IL 61401 

 

Or apply by email to jeffpacheco@falconsafety.com

 

 

Dietary Aide - Galesburg, IL (4/9/14)
Marigold Healthcare and Rehab Center seeks a dietary aide.

 

Requirements:
• Food Sanitation License
• Dedicated work ethic

 

Responsibilities include:
• Assist Dietary Manger in day-to-day operations
• Prepare food for residents based on resident’s needs
• Sanitation of the Department

 
Apply online at: www.petersenhealthcare.net/job/dietary-aide-5
 

 

Part-Time Team Member - Galesburg, IL (4/9/14)
Joann Fabrics seeks to hire a part-time team member.

 

We are currently seeking: Part-Time Team Members who can…
• 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 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.
• Takes 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.
In addition to the above, the Team Members who are most successful at Jo-Ann are those with the values of inspiration, compassion, accountability, respect and engagement.
 

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 ● Flexible schedule ● Growth opportunities
 

Apply online at: www.joann.com (click on Careers at the bottom of the page)

 

Data Entry Operator and Mail Sorter - Galesburg, IL (4/7/14)
Bridgeway seeks to fill temporary positions.
 

NEED EXTRA CASH? WANT TO SUPPLEMENT YOUR
FULL-TIME JOB, SCHOOL, OR RETIREMENT

 

Seeking diverse applicants
• 1st and 2nd shifts available
• Monday through Friday, with weekend shifts available
• Flexible hours
• Salary range dependent on key stroke per hour rate
• Ability to type 50 words per minute (wpm) using keyboard & 10 key pad for the data entry positions
• Must pass background checks.
• Priority is given to individuals with disabilities/veteran status.

 

Application available online at www.bway.org at the Employment link, or may be picked up at Bridgeway, 2323 Windish Drive, Galesburg, IL 61401. AA/EOE

 

Don’t wait, apply now to get the interview process completed so we have staff ready to go!

 

 

Executive Assistant - Monmouth, IL (4/4/14)
OSF Holy Family Medical Center in Monmouth, IL seeks an executive assistant.

 

Job Details:
Provide diversified executive assistance and secretarial support as required by the CEO.   Provide management to the administrative office and supervision to Administrative Assistants.   Complete work projects as assigned relative to hospital-wide operation or specific department/individual needs, providing informational support for evaluation/ resolution of regulations, procedures or practices. Coordinate credentialing and reappointment of the Medical Staff and Allied Health Staff.  Coordinate Advisory Board, Joint Conference, Credentialing, Medical Executive, Medical Staff, and other meetings as required. Delegate responsibilities to administrative assistants as necessary. Excellent organizational skills, secretarial skills, multi-tasking skills, and communication skills, both verbal and written.  Must be able to work calmly under pressure.  High school diploma or equivalent required. Three to five years of secretarial experience required with office management preferred.  Typing at 60+ wpm.  Bookkeeping and mathematical aptitude.  Health care executive assistant and medical staff coordinating experience preferred.  Must be able to work with frequent interruptions, meet deadlines and work under pressure.

Apply online at: http://www.osfholyfamily.org *Click on Careers and then Current Openings

 

 

Plant Manager - Galesburg, IL (4/2/14)
Local business seeks a first shift plant manager in Galesburg.

Looking for a motivated person that can communicate effectively with a variety of individuals and meet deadlines.  Responsibilities will include being the bridge between the plant and the office.  Communicating changes in shipping priorities, monitoring 7 employees for production, break times, lunches, injury or disciplinary write ups.  Must be able to be on their feet for most of the day.  Any experience working with machines is helpful as this job will help overseeing repair of existing machines.  Hours will be 7:30-4:30 Monday thru Friday.  Some light lifting is required. 
Pay is negotiable.  Benefits include health and dental.  Paid holidays, vacation.  Life insurance.

Send resume to:
m_riles@ymail.com
 

 

Sales/Customer Service Position - Galesburg, IL (4/2/14)
Dennis Twitty, of State Farm, in Galesburg is seeking to fill several sales/customer service positions in multiple locations. These are part-time positions that could potentially turn into full time.

 

Business oriented people seeking a good income in sales and commission opportunities should apply. School schedule can be worked around.

 

Interested applicants should contact Dennis at 342-0918 to apply.
 

 

 

Rep-Retail Sales - Galesburg, IL (3/31/14)
Verizon seeks a Rep-Retail Sales person.

 

Qualifications
We’re looking for someone who has what it takes to close sales, beat quotas and rack up commissions. You should have at least 1-2 years of sales experience in a commission environment. A college degree and bilingual Spanish skills are a definite plus. You must also be able to move throughout the store to actively engage customers, demonstrate products, and effectively execute the sales function.

 

In return for your talent and dedication, we’ll proudly support you with comprehensive benefits worthy of the name Total Rewards, including: award-winning training, a competitive salary, medical/dental/vision from day one, 401(k), work-life programs, phone discounts, generous tuition assistance, and unlimited opportunities to maximize your career potential.

 

Apply online at www.careersatverizonwireless.com
 

 

Administrative Assistant - Carthage, IL (3/28/14)
Carl Sandburg College in Carthage, IL seeks an administrative assistant.

Minimum Necessary Skills, Experience, and Educational Background
1. High school diploma or GED required; some college preferred.
2. Type 45-50 w.p.m. with working knowledge of computer systems and software,  including spreadsheets and word processing.
3. Ability to communicate with students, faculty, and staff.
4. Valid driver’s license required.

 

Coordinates:

1. Purchasing and arrangements of student activities in collaboration with student  services staff and the Dean of Extension Services.
2. Preparation and set-up of all college and student activities.
Assists With:
1. Cross training staff for main office student services as appropriate.
2. Community Education, CABI, Kids on Campus, and senior registrations in  collaboration with the Dean of Extension Services.

 

Purpose:  To coordinate business and student services with various departments at Galesburg and provide clerical and customer service support for the Dean of Extension Services, Coordinator of Extension Student Services and part-time counselor.

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

 

2nd Shift Custodian - Galesburg, IL (3/28/14)
Carl Sandburg College seeks a 2nd Shift Custodian for the Galesburg campus.$19,690.00 - $20,450.00 Annually

 

Minimum Necessary Skills, Experience, and Educational Background
1. High school diploma or GED required.
2. Must successfully demonstrate, through work experience, the ability to accomplish this type of work.
3. Must demonstrate ability to read instructions on chemical use and dilution rates.
4. Valid driver’s license.

 

Major Responsibilities:
1. The cleanliness and orderliness of floors, walls, ceilings, windows, furniture and any related equipment or fixtures in the facility.
2. The operation of equipment such as vacuum cleaners, scrubbers, buffers, brooms, mops,  duster, and the other usual tools used in a cleaning maintenance operation.
3. The proper use of cleaning and sanitation chemicals and custodial supplies.
4. The removal of trash and emptying of recycle bins.
5. The movement of equipment and furniture as needed to accomplish good cleaning  practices.
6. The set-up of the facility for special functions.
7. Must be available to work in emergency situations.
8. Other duties as assigned.

 

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

 

   

Cook - Galesburg, IL (3/25/14)
Marigold Rehab and Health Care is hiring the position of cook.

 

Requirements:
• Food Sanitation License
• Dedicated work ethic

 

Responsibilities include:
• Assist Dietary Manger in day-to-day operations
• Prepare food for residents based on resident’s needs
• Sanitation of the Department

 

Apply online at:
www.petersenhealthcare.net/job/29406/

 

Office Manager - Galesburg, IL (3/25/14)
Local business seeks a full-time, motivated professional with the ability to multi task and handle data entry. This person will serve as an office manager, have contact with customers, will do general office work, and will help oversee the general direction in the office. 

 

• The hours are 7:30-4:30 with an hour lunch
• Paid holidays
• Health insurance after grace period has been completed
• Dental and life insurance provided
• Computer knowledge is essential
• Previous office work preferred but not required

 

Position starts May 1st.

 

Send resume to:
m_riles@ymail.com

 

Restaurant Delivery Staff - Galesburg, IL (3/17/14)
A new Galesburg-area Restaurant Delivery Service is looking for motivated, dependable drivers for food order delivery

 

Offering:
Part-time Employee with Flexible Scheduling
$15-25 per hour

 

Must have:
• Dependable Car
• Valid Driver’s License
• Satisfactory Driving Record
• 18 years of age or older
• Basic Cash Management Skills
• Knowledge of Galesburg-area
• Friendly, positive attitude!

 

To Apply:
Call Sarah at 312-972-5556 or email ksbuffo@gmail.com
 

 

 

Police Officer - Pekin, IL (3/11/14)
Pekin Police Department is currently accepting applications. For requirements, an online application, and release forms go to: www.publicsafetyrecruitment.com Call 1-800-343-HIRE with questions. Application and requested documentation due by noon on May 9, 2014. Mandatory testing will be held on June 7, 2014 at 8 a.m. at Edison Jr. High School, Pekin IL. EOE.

 

Shopko Miscellaneous Positions - Monmouth, IL (3/5/14)
Shopko in Monmouth, IL is hiring miscellaneous positions:

 

  • Cashier/Customer Service/Salesfloor
  • Lawn and Garden Teammate
  • Presentation Supervisor
  • Temporary Position – Lawn and Garden Teammate
  • Customer Service Desk Specialist

 

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

 

**Individuals interested in these opportunities opportunity should submit a candidate profile at www.shopko.com/careers
 

 

Apprenticeships - Galesburg, IL (3/3/14)
IL Laborers - Galesburg, IL
CONSTRUCTION
CRAFT LABORER
 

APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE
The First Tuesday of each Month
BEGINNING IN APRIL 2014 - 10 am to 12 noon

Laborer Local #538
118 West Main St.
East Galesburg, IL

 

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. High school graduate or G.E.D.
2. Not less than 18 years of age.
3. Physically able to perform the work of the trade.
4. A reading, understanding, writing, and communicating ability, as would enable the applicant to perform the tasks of the construction craft laborer in a safe manner and comprehend the subject matter taught, in English only, in related instruction.
5. Have a valid driver's license.
6. Drug testing shall be required.
7. $20.00 NON-REFUNDABLE administrative fee collected at time aptitude testing (Cash or Money Order).
 

ILCJATP is an equal opportunity employer.
Applications are given without regard to age, sex, religion, race, color or national origin.