Career/Job Opportunities

Career/Job Opportunities

Opportunities posted with the Career Development Office are advertisements received from employers. No guarantee of employment is stated or implied. Please call Tracy Engstrom, Coordinator, at 309.341.5246 with questions.


Full-Time Service Tech/Driver - Galesburg, IL (2/10/16)
First Choice Medical Equipment is looking for a FT Service Tech position to fill with a growing Home Medical Equipment Company in Galesburg Illinois. The FT position will be M-F 8:30 - 5:00 with mandatory Bi-weekly on call schedule. The Service Technician position requires delivery, set up, maintenance, and patient education of Oxygen and DME equipment. Must have a clean driving record, be able to lift heavy equipment, detail oriented and have excellent patient/customer service skills. Prior experience a plus, but not required. If interested please apply below.


Required license or certification -  Current Driver's License

Required education - High school or equivalent


Apply in person at - 1320 N. Henderson Street - Galesburg


Part-Time Early Morning Supervisor - Galesburg, IL (2/10/16)
UPS is hiring a part-time early morning supervisor. Supervises daily activities of package handlers to ensure that all assigned duties are accomplished safely and timely.  Supervisors typically work Monday through Friday.  Part-time management employees are generally expected to work 5 1/2 hours per day and are paid semi-monthly.  Medical, dental, and vision benefits are offered to employees and their eligible dependents.  Additional benefits include educational assistance, 401K, discounted stock, and paid vacations/holidays.


Job Requirements:

  • Maintain records and reports
  • Customer service skills (internal/external)
  • Phone etiquette
  • Ability to work varying shifts, additional hours and/or overtime depending on service needs
  • Multi-tasking skills
  • Perform general office tasks such as paperwork, typing, and/or use of a computer, filing, calculating and use of  telephone
  • Good cognitive reasoning skills
  • Self motivation
  • Microsoft Office knowledge 
  • Work cooperatively in a diverse work environment
  • Ability to direct the work of the other employees effectively
  • Verification and submittal of timecards             
  • Perform other functions that may be assigned                                            

UPS is an equal opportunity employer – race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.


Jewelry Consultant - Galesburg, IL (2/10/16)
Zales, located at  Sandburg Mall, seeks a jewelry consultant.


Job Requirements

  • Results-oriented, superb communication skills, excellent customer service skills, consistent work ethic and willingness to learn
  • Must be able to multi-task and work in a team-friendly environment
  • Prior retail and sales experience is preferred, but not required

Apply online at Click on Careers (at the bottom of the page) and then “List of current openings."


RN Positions - Davenport, IA (2/8/16)
Slam dunk your RN career are Genesis. Now offering a $3,000 sign-on bonus. Join the March madness and attend the special event for prospective RNs. Wednesday, March 2nd from 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. at Genesis Medical Center, West Campus; West Sunderbruch Room; 1401 West Central Park, Davenport, IA. Click here for a detailed flyer. 


Warren Achievement Positions - Monmouth, IL (2/8/16)

Warren Achievement, located in Monmouth, IL seeks to hire these positions:


Residential Assistants
One full time position (generally split – short mornings & 2nd shift til 9 p.m.) & part time, mornings, evenings, weekends.  Will provide support and direction to individuals with developmental disabilities in a group home setting.  Must have a driver’s license and must be able to be authorized to pass medications.  High school diploma or equivalent required. Position requires a valid driver's license and high school diploma or equivalent. Must be able to pass TABE (Test of Adult Basic Education}.


Development Training Aide
Part time, approximately 25 hours per week, Monday through Friday, 1st shift.  Will assist DT Specialists with personal care, pre-vocational training, vocational training, motor skills development, social skills development, and life enhancement skills. Assists in monitoring achievers in completing paid work.


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.


Lowes Positions - Galesburg, IL (2/8/16)

Lowes seeks to hire the following positions:

  • Sales Coordinator In-Home
  • Store Seasonal Employee

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


Bridgeway Positions- Galesburg, IL (2/8/16)
Bridgeway in Galesburg, IL seeks to hire miscellaneous positions:

  • Early Childhood Teacher
  • Data Entry Operator
  • Community Support Specialist
  • Accounts Payable Specialist
  • Nurse Clinician
  • Billing and Collection
  • Residential Coordinator
  • Janitorial Associate


For detailed job descriptions and to apply, visit: and click on Employment.


Courtyard Estates Openings - Knoxville, IL (2/8/16)

Courtyard Estates, located in Knoxville, IL, seeks to hire the following positions:

  • Wellness Director
  • Maintenance
  • Dietary
  • Housekeeping/Laundry
  • CNA
  • Nursing


Apply online at Click on Career Center.


Dietary Aide - Roseville, IL (2/8/16)
Petersen Health Care, located in Roseville, IL seeks to fill the position of dietary aide. 


  • Food preparation experience preferred
  • 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 Click on Career Center.


Knox County Health Department Openings - Galesburg, IL (2/8/16)

Clinic LPN
The Knox County Health Department is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Full-Time Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to work in the Community Health Center.  The position requires an Illinois license as a Licensed Practical Nurse and offers a starting salary of $25,085.00, a 35 hour work week along with an excellent benefit package. The Knox County Health Department is an EOE. Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to:


Billing and Insurance Specialists
This position is responsible for assuring all Medicaid, Medicare and third party billing are analyzed, billed and collected.  Also responsible for posting monies, balancing daily receipts, assisting with accounting duties and ordering supplies. High School Graduate with some college coursework preferred with two years prior experience in coding and billing functions need only reply. This position has a competitive salary and benefit package based on a 35-hour workweek. The successful Billing Specialist must be available to start immediately and meet the following qualifications. 2+ years of progressive experience in insurance billing and coding. Exceptional attention to detail and an eye for spotting errors and discrepancies. Strong communication and customer service skills with the ability to see issues through to resolution. Intermediate to advanced level skills in Microsoft Excel and a proven aptitude for computers.

Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to: 


Community Health Center Clerk
Must have office and clerical experience to include, outstanding customer and patient service skills along with a professional phone manner. Exposure to electronic medical records and insurances along with bi-lingual skills is a plus 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: For a full job description, visit: Positions - Monmouth, IL (2/8/16)

Shopko in Monmouth, IL seeks applicants for the following positions:


  • Apparel Sales floor Teammate
  • Cashier
  • General Merchandise Freight Teammate
  • General Merchandise Manager
  • General Merchandise Sales floor Teammate
  • Presentation Supervisor
  • Optometrist
  • Pharmacist


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


Hy-Vee Positions - Galesburg, IL (2/8/16)

Hy-Vee in Galesburg, IL seeks to hire the following positions at the specified locations:


  • Courtesy Clerk – Part Time (Main and Henderson)
  • Night Stocker – Part Time (Henderson)


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


Direct Support Person (DSP) 3rd Shift - Galesburg, IL
Are you looking for a job opportunity where you can make a difference in the lives of others while also having fun at work? DD Homes is looking for enthusiastic team members to care for adults with developmental disabilities in their own homes. We help adults with disabilities live life to the fullest!

Excellent Benefits

  • Competitive Wages | Opportunities for Advancement
  • Smaller Client to Staff Ratios than Nursing Homes or Hospitals
  • Health Insurance | 401K with Company Match
  • Accumulated Vacation (up to 5 weeks per year)
  • Flexible Spending Account (Healthcare & Childcare)
  • Prescription Medication Plan | Tuition Assistance Program
  • Home Environment | Work 8 hours, Paid 8 hours | Paid Training | Free Meals and Activities
  • Company-specific Knowledge and Training by the Regional Trainer and Experienced Management
  • Team Atmosphere
  • The Opportunity to Get to Know and Work with the Same Smiling Faces


  • H.S. Diploma or GED | Valid Driver’s License |
  • Clean MVR (motor vehicle record)
  • Ability to Pass a Criminal Background Check | Must be at least 21 Years or Older to Apply


This is your chance to make a difference! DD Homes is an industry leading provider of quality residential services to adults with developmental disabilities throughout the State of Illinois. For more information about joining the DD Homes team, please visit us at


Food Service Worker - Galesburg, IL (2/5/16)
Knox College invites applications for the position of  Food Service Worker. This is a 30 hour, 10 month position.

Primary responsibility of the Food Service Worker is to serve, arrange, supply and prepare made to order high quality food items following established standards and preparation directions.  Ability to use proper food handling and sanitation practices and how to safely operate and maintain kitchen equipment, including good knife handling skills are 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. This position is 30 hours per week, 10 months and may work varied shifts including holidays, evenings and weekends. May work in any or all dining service areas and units.



  • Previous high volume counter service experience or general food preparation experience required.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must have basic math skills, and be able to read and follow instructions.
  • Sanitation certification highly desirable.
  • Ability to move or lift up to 50 pounds.

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 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.


Knox College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, religion, disability, creed, or any other protected class.


To apply, send a Letter of Application, Employment Application, Resume, Applicant Information Form, Voluntary Applicant Self-Identification Form (optional – found at and contact information for three professional references to: Office of Human Resources, Knox College, Rhonda Dalton, 2 E. South Street, Galesburg, IL  61401 or email to


En Season positions - Galesburg, IL (2/3/16)
How would you like to work at en season, a farm-to-table restaurant? We’re hiring for all positions – wait staff, dishwashers and prep cook. Our restaurant is open for lunch and dinner on Wednesday through Saturday and for brunch on Sunday, beginning March 2. You must be flexible and willing to work evenings and weekends, as well as during the summer. You must also have your own transportation. Apply in person Monday-Friday between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. at 2900 West Main Street, Galesburg.


CNAs - Aledo, IL (2/3/16)

Aledo Rehabilitation and  Health Care Center seeks full and part time CNAs.


309-582-5376 phone; 309-582-2435 fax; $10.00/hour to start (2nd shift differential of $2.00/hour; 3rd shift differential of $2.25/hour)


Paid Time Off | Holidays | Health Insurance | Dental/Vision | Life Insurance | 401K


Join an awesome facility!!! Apply Now!!


Part-Time Retail Wireless Consultant - Galesburg, IL (2/1/16)

U.S. Cellular seeks appliants for the position of Part-Time Retail Wireless Consultant. U.S. Cellular is a drug-free workplace and committed to diversity and inclusion.

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


Apply online at:


Office Coordinator - Galesburg, IL (1/29/16)
Knox College invites applications for Office Coordinator in the Bastian Family Career Center.  This position serves as a member of the Division of Student Development team.  This individual will play a major role in the success of the Bastian Family Career Center objectives by supporting all operations of the office.  The position entails coordinating efforts of the office to help students and alumni prepare for their careers after graduation.  This is a 10-month, full-time position reporting to the Assistant Dean/Director of the Career Center.


Primary responsibilities include acting as a first contact for students and other visitors to the Center, and assisting them accordingly.  The individual will schedule individual appointments for students; manage and/or assist in planning and implementing details for career-related events; schedule, coordinate, and publicize employer and alumni visits to campus; and oversee moderate to complex data gathering, including posting of jobs and maintaining accurate records of events within the career services management database.  This individual will also handle administrative duties including answering of phones, emails, various correspondence, and maintaining calendars, files and records.


Minimum qualifications include an Associate Degree and at least three years of experience in a business or academic environment.  A strong knowledge working with databases is desired; must be detail-oriented, organized and possess superior follow-through abilities.  The successful candidate must be able to take initiative and have the ability to work independently.  This individual must possess excellent verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills.  The Coordinator must effectively interact and communicate with individuals at all levels of the academic institution, as well as students, parents, employers and administrators.  This position requires a highly motivated, mature, energetic, creative, cooperative individual who is able to work with a variety of groups.  Having an understanding of the functions of a career center is highly preferred.


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, resumes, Voluntary Applicant Self-Identification Form (optional), Applicant Information Form, and contact information for three professional references to Knox College, Rhonda Dalton, 2 E. South Street, K-200, Galesburg, IL  61401, or email to  Applicant Information From and Voluntary Self-Identification Form may be found at


Mentors - Galesburg, IL (1/28/16)
Lutheran Social Services is looking for male and female mentors. Get paid $22/hour to be a listener and positive role model. Have fun with one-on-one outings and activities. Contact Jill Harris at 309-671-0300 ext 405 or or send your resume to:


Adoption Preservation Mentoring Program
167 N. Kellogg St.
Galesburg, IL 61401


Transportation Driver - Galesburg, IL (1/27/16)
Marigold Rehab and Health Center seeks a transportation driver to drive residents to and from Dr. Appointments and pick up new admits from hospitals.



  • Acquire a copy of their Motor Vehicle Report and be under the maximum 15 points per the Motor Vehicle Report Guidelines
  • Copy of a valid Drivers License
  • Copy of your personal auto insurance

Apply online at: Click on Career Center and then Job Openings.


Teller I - Galesburg, IL (1/27/16)
First Bank and Trust seeks applicants for the position of Teller I.



Serve as ambassadors for the Company.  Responsible for developing, expanding and retaining customer relationships.   Responsible for providing a high quality of customer service in a friendly, professional manner.  Responsible for accepting and processing customer transactions in a prompt, courteous and efficient manner.



  • High school diploma required.
  • Minimum of six months cash management experience and/or training required; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Proficient in usage of Microsoft Office software, especially Excel, Outlook and Word.
  • Previous customer service experience of at least six months preferred.
  • Upon completion of relevant bank training and approval of Chief Deposit Services Officers, the Teller I position is upgraded to CSR I.

For a detailed job description and to apply for the job, visit: Click on Careers (located at bottom of screen.)


Part-Time Detailer - Galesburg, IL (1/27/16)
Frito-Lay seeks to hire a part-time detailer. The Part-Time Detailer is a part-time position that is responsible for merchandising Frito-Lay's complete line of quality products to existing accounts while driving your personal vehicle to a variety of store locations. Detailer hours vary based upon assigned route and average less than 20 hours per week. This includes weekend and holiday work. The Detailer position offers: Competitive base pay and a flexible schedule.


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


PepsiCo (Frito Lay) is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities/Females/Disability/Protected Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. Apply online at:


Zoo Positions - Chicago, IL (1/25/16)
Brookfield Zoo, located in Chicago, is hiring for full-time and part-time and hundreds of temporary positions. For a detailed list of all jobs, descriptions, and to apply, visit



Full-Time Seasonal Help - Galesburg, IL (1/22/16)

Tri-States Water Pool & Spas is now taking applications for full time seasonal help (March – October).



  • Sales & Customer Service Related Skills
  • Must have good communication skills (verbal & written)
  • Must have some computer & cash register skills
  • Weekends Required
  • Must be at least 18 yrs old
  • Must be able to lift 55lbs

Stop by our store located at: 361 N Henderson St, Galesburg IL 61401 to fill out application.



Slumberland Furniture positions - Galesburg, IL (1/21/16)

Slumberland Furniture will be opening in March in Galesburg. For detailed job descriptions and to apply now for the following available positions, click the links below:




Police Officer - Quincy, IL (1/19/16)
Police Officer Testing - City of Quincy, IL. Starting salary: $48,893.18 (effective now)


Applicants must meet the following qualifications:

  1. CITIZENSHIP -  Must be a United States Citizen.  If not a resident of Quincy, applicant must agree to move to and live within the boundaries of Adams County within 6 months after appointment.
  2. EDUCATION -  High School diploma or equivalent is required. Associates Degree is preferred.
  3. AGE - Not less than 20 1/2 years nor more than 34 years. No age restrictions for active full-time law enforcement officers.
  4. All applicants must pass the following:  physical agility test, written examination, background check, oral interview, psychological and polygraph tests, a physical examination and a drug test.  Applicants will be furnished a fact sheet explaining various points about being a police officer.

Plus subsequent increases and benefits.  The City of Quincy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The Quincy Police Department is a Veteran’s OJT Facility.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The Quincy Police Department has lateral entry for active full-time law enforcement officers.  Starting salary for lateral entry officers will be based on the officer’s level of experience up to and including 5 years.


Applications are available starting January 15, 2016 at Quincy City Hall, 730 Maine Street, Quincy, Illinois, 62301, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday and online at  Applications must be returned to the Board of Fire and Police Commission, 730 Maine Street, Suite 123, Quincy, Illinois, 62301, no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, February 26, 2016.


If you have any questions contact the Fire and Police Commission office at 217/228-4545, or e-mail your questions to: fire&


Testing will be Saturday, March 12, 2016, starting at 9:00 a.m.  Applicants should report to Quincy University Health and Fitness Center, 1800 Oak Street, Quincy, IL 62301.


Support Specialist - Galesburg, IL (1/19/16)
JCPenney, located at Sandburg Mall, seeks to hire a support specialist. Do you like working with your hands and staying active?  Do the words ‘order’ and ‘process’ get you excited?  Do you enjoy making things happen behind the scenes and seeing your work flourish in a store?  Well, being a Support Specialist might be the position for you!



  • Execute the merchandise strategy:  Take the plans that have been communicated by leadership on how to display the merchandise throughout the store and execute the plan with efficiency and detail.
  • Replenish and restock the store:  You understand the needs of the customer.  When merchandise is getting low, you know just where to get more to ensure all of our customers have the styles and sizes they need.
  • Receive and unload merchandise: You can work with your co-workers to unload a truck and prepare the merchandise in the backroom.
  • Backroom standards:  Maintain a safe, clean, and organized stockroom.
  • Execute pricing and signing:  Complete price and sign changes on merchandise across the store.
  • On-line pick up:  Find and fulfill orders placed online.
  • Customer Experience:  Create a great sales experience for every customer!

Skills and Characteristics:

  • Build Trust: You demonstrate character and integrity in your actions, show the courage to do what’s right for the customer, company, and your team.
  • Work with Others:  You are a team player who willingly shares information, enjoys providing outstanding service, and building positive working relationships.
  • Drive Results:  You use your abilities to deliver great results in sales, service, and overall customer experience.
  • Organization Skills:  You thrive in environments that need order and rely on process to get things done right.
  • Detail Orientation:  You strive for consistency and accuracy in achieving merchandise standards.


Apply online at: Click on Careers located at bottom of page.



Knox County Nursing Home positions - Knoxville, IL (1/19/16)


  • 1st Shift: 6 Part-Time CNAs & 1 Part-Time LPN
  • 2nd Shift: 4 Part-Time CNAs & 4 Part-Time LPNs
  • 3rd Shift: 6 Part-Time CNAs & 1 Part-Time LPN
  • Part-Time RN (Alternating 2nd and 3rd Shifts)
  • Part-Time Dietary Hostess/Host (AM Shifts)
  • Part-Time Dietary Aide (AM Shifts)
  • Part-Time Dietary Floats (PM Shifts)

Nursing Float:

2 Part-time Positions Available.  Hours: 4pm to 8pm, with weekend obligations.

  • Description:  Work hands on with Nursing Home Residents.  Duties will include doing 1:1s, small group Activities, transporting residents to and from meals, etc.  Candidate must be able to work and relate well with older adults.  This position is ideal for those who are interested in pursuing a career in nursing or healthcare eventually.


Part-Time Therapeutic Dementia Aide:

  • This is a position that would be an excellent entry level position for any person interested in health care and acquiring experience with dementia care.  Our Therapeutic Dementia Aide works on the Memory Care Unit with older adults who have dementia. On a day to day basis the Therapeutic Dementia Aide helps the Memory Care residents with meaningful activities. This activity involvement helps bring a sense of happiness and/or fulfillment to the Memory Care residents and it also assists the other wing staff to be able to concentrate on caring for the residents’ non-activity related needs.  The Therapeutic Dementia Aide would be responsible for working with the Memory Care Coordinator, running scheduled activities, running impromptu activities as needed, charting the completion of those activities, interacting with residents continuously and engaging residents on whatever level they need. Qualities a successful Therapeutic Dementia Aide should possess include a desire to help others, creativity, the ability to follow instructions but to also be spontaneous if needed and the desire and ability to learn about dementia and how it affects each of our residents.


Apply in person or download an application at: KNOX COUNTY NURSING HOME | 800 N. MARKET ST | KNOXVILLE, IL. 61448.



Customer Service Position - Galesburg, IL (1/8/16)

Dennis Twitty-State Farm seeks applicants for the position of Customer Service. Immediate opening for a positive, happy, quick learning individual in a very fast paced and established sales/service insurance Agency. The job involves customer service, some sales and miscellaneous office duties. Benefits and bonuses are available. Only serious inquiries need apply. Interested applicants should send resume to:


Sales Professional - Galesburg, IL (1/4/16)

Martin Sullivan in Galesburg, IL seeks a sales professional. This position will be responsible for selling machinery to new and loyal customers.The right candidate will have an AG background, the ability to multi-task, and the drive to succeed. The sky is the limit for the right person! Come join a growing company! Apply online at or send resume to


Online Music Instructors - (1/4/16)
We are an online Music Company that connects Music Instructors/Musicians with students to teach them how to play an instrument.  Our company gives students the opportunity to learn in the comfort of their own home, at their own pace and at any time that is convenient while offering each person a multitude of choices of instructors and music. Click here for a detailed description and to apply.


Funeral Home Directors - Montana and North Dakota (1/4/16)
Great opportunity available for full-time licensed funeral director, intern, management positions.  We are currently seeking applicants who are interested in a long-term career with our family owned and operated funeral homes in Montana and North Dakota.


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


Benefit Options:

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


For more information, visit our website at If you are interested or have any questions please call Joe Stevenson at 406-951-1676 or Todd Stevenson at 406-853-4460 or office number 406-232-4457.  You may email your resume to