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.


Television Sales - Quad Cities, IA and IL (4/15/15)
Fox 18, KLJB TV has an immediate full-time opportunity in television advertising sales. We are looking for a highly motivated individual to primarily specialize in new business development, along with maintaining and growing some established advertising clients. We offer full health benefits, 401K, a very generous new business commission rate and the ability to market two broadcast TV stations (FOX 18 and MeTV of the Quad Cities) and digital to serve the advertising needs of local business! Previous outside sales experience is required, successful sales experience in TV, cable, radio, newspaper and/or digital advertising--with a track record of generating new business--is highly preferred. Rush your resume and salary history to: EOE

Warren Achievement Positions - Monmouth, IL (4/14/15)
Warren Achievement Center in Monmouth, IL seeks to hire the following positions:


Corporate Accounting Specialist - full time, benefits, generally Monday through Friday.  Responsible for insurance renewals, grant reporting, general ledger reconciliation, banking, and will assist CFO with P&L statements and budgeting.  Two-year degree in Accounting or related field plus at least one year experience in an accounting field.


Residential Assistant - Full time, 2nd shift with benefits; part time positions, early mornings, 2nd shift and some weekends for the Adult Residential program. High school diploma or equivalent required. Will provide support and direction to residents in areas of self-care, social skills, recreation, etc.


**All positions require 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.


Lowes Positions - Galesburg, IL (4/14/15)
Lowes seeks to hire the following positions:


  • Part Time CSA Front End
  • CSA Front End
  • Store Seasonal Employees
  • Project Specialist Interiors
  • Load Puller


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


Cook/Bartender - Victoria, IL (4/14/15)
NoWhere Bar and Grill, located in Victoria, IL, seeks applicants for a cook/bartender position.


Applicant must be at least 21 years of age. Employer willing to work around school schedule.


Apply in person at:
NoWhere Bar & Grill
123 Main Street
Victoria, IL


Full Time Food Service Coordinator/Teacher’s Assistant  - Galesburg, IL (4/14/15)
Bridgeway seeks to hire a full-time food service coordinator/teacher's assistant.


Responsible for planning and preparing meals for child-care center, and assisting the teachers in supervising the children in various activities.


Experience/Education Required

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


Other Requirements

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


Apply online at:


Part-Time Package Handlers - Galesburg, IL (4/14/15)
UPS seeks to hire part-time package handlers for the Galesburg area. Hours are sunrise (4 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.)


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.


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


Sales Associate - Galesburg, IL (4/14/15)
GNC, located in the Sandburg Mall, seeks to hire a part-time sales associate.


Job Specifications:
• Must be at least 18 years of age
• Basic math skills to count, add, and subtract
• Strong interpersonal skills and ethical behavior to manage the company's assets
• Excellent customer service skills to develop a relationship-selling culture
• High School Diploma or GED preferred

Apply online at:


Staples Positions - Galesburg, IL (4/14/15)
Staples is hiring the following positions:

• Inventory Specialist
• Sales Associate
• Mobility & Technology Sales Associate
• Certified Technician
• Copy & Print Associate
• Mobility & Technology Sales Associate
• Copy & Print Center Supervisor

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


Food Service Worker 1 - Galesburg, IL (4/14/15)
OSF St. Mary's Medical Center seeks to hire a food service worker 1 position.


The Food Service Worker I prepares and serves food to patients and cafeteria customers according to established policy and procedure. Performs all scheduled side work necessary for sanitation and safety in the work area.

• HS Diploma or GED
• Ability to read and write English.
• Good communications skills, good customer relation skills.
• Able to lift 35 lbs.
• Bending, lifting, stooping required.
• Able to stand for long periods of time.


Apply online at: Click on Search Jobs.


Patient Access Services Representative - Monmouth, IL
OSF Holy Family Medical Center in Monmouth, IL seeks to hire a patient access services representative.


  • Completion of high school or its equivalent.
  • Experience with office applications and Internet.
  • Basic knowledge medical terminology is preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of Revenue Cycle principles.
  • Requires basic knowledge of standard office applications and website navigation.
  • Requires strong attention to detail and ability to obtain and record information accurately.
  • Requires communication skills to clearly and concisely communicate verbally and in writing with peers, supervisors, payers, physicians, patients, other departments, etc.
  • Ability to understand, interpret, evaluate and resolve basic patient service issues.
  • Basic problem solving skills to address payer and patient issues appropriately and know when to ask for assistance.
  • Requires conflict management skills, and time management skills.



  • Minimum of one to two years in an office clerical setting or customer service environment is preferred.

Apply online at: Click on Careers and then Search Jobs.


Temporary Account Clerk - Galesburg, IL (4/8/15)
The City of Galesburg is soliciting application to fill a Temporary Account Clerk vacancy in the Department of Community Development. This is a part-time position, working 20-hours per week to a maximum of 1,000 hours per year, starting at $8.95 per hour with no benefits.


The primary function of this position is to perform digital document management for the department. The incumbent utilizes a Windows-based software application to digitize, index and archive both paper and electronic documents for storage and retrieval. The position also performs occasional general office duties, including but not limited to greeting visitors, answering telephones and responding to citizen inquiries regarding departmental functions.


• High school diploma or GED required.
• Must be able to communicate with the public in a courteous manner.
• Requires the ability to understand and follow various instructions.
• Required skill in typing, data entry, personal computing and operation of other standard office equipment.
• Requires strong organizational skills.
• Previous experience with Laserfiche or similar document management software preferred.


How to apply: This position will remain posted until filled. Interested candidates are encourage to apply as soon as possible by submitting a City of Galesburg online application at:


Benefits Manager - Galesburg, IL (4/8/15)
Carl Sandburg College seeks applicants for the position of Benefits Manager.  


Minimum Necessary Skills, Experience, and Educational Background:


  1. Associate Degree or 60 hours of college related specialized training and two years related experience required.
  2. Working knowledge of computer systems and software, including spreadsheets and word processing.
  3. Employee benefit experience required.
  4. Working knowledge payroll/human resource practices and procedures.
  5. Good organizational and communication skills, ability to work with diverse population and a positive mental attitude.
  6. Exhibit ability to critical think and take initiative.


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


Sales Manager - Galesburg, IL (4/8/15)
city Select Motors seeks an Automotive Sales Manager for a Premier Pre-Owned dealership. Must have auto dealership experience. This person must possess the highest integrity and have excellent people and closing skills. This candidate will have an opportunity to make an excellent income with unlimited potential for growth within our company. We have a very large inventory, and more than enough lenders to help our customers secure financing. Our customer loyalty and satisfaction is a huge part of our Mission Statement.


Tired of giving away new vehicles at no return? Tired of chasing market share for nothing? No problem this could be your next big thing.


Apply in person at:
City Select Motors
1621 N. Henderson St.



Target Positions - Galesburg, IL (4/8/15)
Galesburg Target is hiring the following positions:


  • Merchandise Flow Team Member
  • Food Service Team Member
  • Cashier Team Member
  • Sales Floor Team Members
  • Fitting Room/Operator 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


PT Customer Service Representative - Monmouth, IL (4/8/15)
First Choice Medical Equipment in Monmouth, IL seeks to hire a part-time customer service representative. Position is 3 days per week ranging Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm. Position requires someone with great multitasking skill. Candidate must also have excellent customer service skills, pleasant phone presentation, data entry and typing skills required. Candidates must be detail oriented and be able to work independently. Medical Equipment experience a plus but not required.


Apply in person at either the Monmouth or Galesburg locations:
611 W. Harlem Avenue - Monmouth
1320 N. Henderson Street - Galesburg


Property Manager - Galesburg, IL (4/8/15)
Due to continued growth our client is seeking a Property Manager at an apartment community in the Galesburg area.  This is not just any ordinary apartment community but rather one where the focus is on encouraging and enjoying the experiences available within this unique apartment community!  The ideal candidate is dedicated, enthusiastic, and a creative individual that is able to multi-task, and adapt well to a fast paced, high volume environment.  A competitive compensation and benefits package is offered once hired as a full-time employee.  Additionally, you will have the opportunity to live rent free within the complex if you choose to.
The Property Manager directly oversees the staffing, marketing, maintenance, customer relations. The Property Manager articulates the philosophy of the company and serves as a liaison between the company and the residents.  The ideal candidate has a proven track record working in a fast paced, high volume environment, good financial analysis skills, and willingness to drive results.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Ensuring the property is full, fun, profitable and pretty at all times; Meets all leasing goals;  Maintains occupancy standards at the highest level achievable and provides a maximum level of customer service to residents; Create a safe and fun environment for residents including creating monthly events, newsletters and a sense of community among residents.
  • Develop and implement resident activities and property management programs that will create housing and community environments of high quality while maintaining affordability; Utilizes effective marketing strategies to secure traffic; Provide follow-up to ensure resident satisfaction with routine maintenance services.
  • Actively collects delinquencies and file evictions when necessary; Prepare weekly traffic, occupancy and management reports; Prepares daily bank deposits and collection reports; Prepares all invoices for payment within authorized level and prepares monthly financial reports; Supervise the hiring, training and motivation of subordinate on-site staff


Property Manager candidates will bring demonstrated success dealing with the public such as that obtained in a rental office, retail establishment, hospitality or similar environment.  One to two years previous property management, marketing, public relations, hospitality and/or business experience is highly valued.  Expected strengths include strong verbal communication skills, mathematical skills, ability to keep records of a sites financial transactions and understand and/or compile reports regarding cash receipts and expenditure, accounts payable and receivables and profit and loss reports.  Successful candidates will bring a demonstrated actability to think strategically and ability to prospect, cultivate and manage new accounts.  Is this your next career?  Contact Accountemps today at (563) 359-3995, apply online at, or email us your resume at


OReilly Auto Parts Positions - Galesburg, IL (4/8/15)
OReilly Auto Parts seeks applicants for the following positions:


  • Delivery Drivers (days only and must be at least 21 years of age)
  • Parts Specialists (days, nights, weekends)


Apply online at


Seasonal Help Grounds Work -  Galesburg, IL (4/2/15)
Must be at least 18 years old with a valid driver’s license.

Apply in person at:
Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens
2040 U.S. Hwy 150 North (of Lake Storey)

Design and Landscaping Assistant - Maquon, IL (and surrounding areas)
Design and Build Landscape contractor looking for an individual capable of helping design and install commercial and
residential landscapes.


• Good physical health
• Desire to be involved in all aspects of an established landscaping company

Related experience and/or training preferred but NOT required. Employer WILL train the right individual. Only applicants with a great work ethic and willingness to succeed need apply.


Send resume to:
Don Owen Landscaping
1186 Knox Hwy 20
Maquon, IL 61458


Or send resume in .pdf format through email at:


Dental Assistant - Galesburg, IL (3/30/15)
The Knox County Health Department is seeking a motivated chair-side assistant who loves dentistry.  This is a full-time position, with a 35 hour work week and an excellent benefit package.  Responsibilities include coronal polishing, x-rays, inventory, charting, and assisting the dentist during treatment. Experience is preferred, but will train the right person. The Knox County Health Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to: For a full job description visit our website at


Human Resource Assistant - Galesburg, IL (3/27/15)
Carl Sandburg Colleges seeks applicants for the position of Human Resource Assistant.


Minimum Necessary Skills, Experience, and Educational Background:

1. Associate Degree preferred. High school diploma or GED required. Two years relevant work experience required.
2. Working knowledge of computers, including Word and Excel. Knowledge of Human Resource processes and software preferred.
3. Good communication skills, both in person and over the phone. (Pleasant, helpful attitude, effective in interacting with others).
4. Ability to exhibit high degree of keeping confidential information.


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


Building Construction Crew - Galesburg, IL (3/26/15)
Cleary Building Corp currently has immediate full-time openings for motivated self-starting individuals to become part of our building construction crews! Job Tasks include physical labor, preparing building sites, constructing pre-engineered post-frame structures, operating hand and power tools, climbing ladders, setting trusses, digging trenches, cleaning up debris, etc.


In support of our Zero Accident culture, we operate with state of the art safety practices and equipment. Candidates must be a least 18 years or age with a valid driver’s license. Prior construction experience and the ability to work comfortably from heights up to 35’ in outside weather conditions is essential.


This position offers competitive wages, health, life, dental, disability options, paid vacation and holidays, a 401k Retirement Plan, and opportunities for career growth.


Cleary Building Corp. is a smoke-free/drug-free work place. Pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks are performed.


Complete an online application at; send a resume to; or apply locally at the Branch Office:
Cleary Building Corp.
3019 West Main Street
Galesburg, IL 61401


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


Thorntons Positions - Galesburg, IL (3/24/15)
Thorntons Gas Station is hiring the following positions:


  • Guest Registration Specialists
  • Customer Service Reps


For detailed job descriptions and to apply, visit:


Kmart Positions - Galesburg, IL (3/24/15)


Details: 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. This is a summary and is not intended to describe all responsibilities and essential functions. KMART IS AN EEO EMPLOYER


POSITION DESCRIPTION: Hardlines Merchandiser
Details: 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. KMART IS AN EEO EMPLOYER


POSITION DESCRIPTION: Softlines Merchandiser
Details: 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. KMART IS AN EEO EMPLOYER

Apply at Kmart or online at:


Housekeeping/Laundry Person - Monmouth, IL (3/19/15)
Courtyard Estates, located in  Monmouth, IL, seeks to hire a first-shift, part-time housekeeping/laundry person.

• Personal Cleanliness
• Pleasant, Tactful & Courteous
• Ability to work with others


Responsibilities include:
• Perform housekeeping & cleaning activities within the guidelines of assigned areas
• Follow assigned cleaning schedule outlined by housekeeping department

Apply online at:


Firefighter - Moline, IL (3/17/15)
The City of Moline invites applicants for the position of firefighter. Apply online at For questions, please call 309-524-2069 (8 a.m. - 5 p.m.)  Monday-Friday.


Retail Associate - Galesburg, IL (3/16/15)
Klassy Kids Consignment, located in Galesburg, IL, seeks to hire a retail associate. Every other weekend: (10-5)


Fill out application in person at:
Klassy Kids
1055 N. Henderson St.

Or for more information, call Jennifer at 309-344-8033.

Temporary Data-Entry Operators - Galesburg, IL (3/13/15)
Bridgeway has Temporary Data Entry Operator positions available in Galesburg and Macomb thru June 30, 2015. Must pass background checks.  Priority is given to individuals with disabilities/veteran status.  Application available online at at the “Employment” link, or may be picked up at Bridgeway, 2323 Windish Dr., Galesburg, IL 61401 or Bridgeway, 900 S. Deer Rd., Macomb, IL 61455.  AA/EOE


Full-time Farmhand - Alexis, IL (3/9/15)
Dutton Farms is a grain and livestock farm in rural Alexis, IL, seeking a full-time employee with an interest in both animal agriculture and row-crop production. Interested candidates should be self-motivated, have a desire to work with hogs and cattle, and be able to operate late-model farm equipment. Letter of interest can be emailed to


Shopko Positions - Monmouth, IL (3/9/15)
Shopko in Monmouth, IL has the following positions open:

  • Price Accuracy Specialist
  • Shopko Teammate


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


HyVee Positions - Galesburg, IL (3/9/15)
HyVee in Galesburg, Il seeks to hire the following positions at the specified locations:


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


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


Cloverleaf Cold Storage - Monmouth, IL (3/9/15)
Cloverleaf Cold Storage, located in Monmouth, IL will be hiring Customer Service Reps, Warehouse Specialists, and Supervisors. Cloverleaf ill be hiring over 150 employees for benefited, full-time jobs for two shifts.  Resumes can be emailed to


DD Homes Positions - Galesburg, IL (3/9/15)
DD Homes seeks to hire full and part time positions. Paid training, double time for holidays worked, health insurance, and 401 K benefits available. Apply in person at 748 E. Main St.  Galesburg, Il or online at Now offering day OR evening training schedules. Graduating with a degree in  Human Service Field--also interviewing for managerial positions.


AmeriCorps NCCC positions - United States (1/7/15)
AmeriCorps NCCC (National Civilian Community Corps) is a full time, residential, national service program for 18-24 year-olds. For 10 months, members work in teams of 8-12 on service projects. Members are assigned to one of five NCCC campuses, located in Denver, CO; Baltimore, MD; Sacramento, CA; Vicksburg, MS; and Vinton, IA. AmeriCorps NCCC oversees two service tracks: NCCC & FEMA Corps. NCCC teams serve on projects in the areas of natural & other disasters, environment, energy conservation, infrastructure improvement and urban & rural development. Teams serve on projects throughout the country with non-profit programs, state and local agencies, and other community and faith-based groups. FEMA Corps is for young adults who want to gain professional skills in emergency management. FEMA Corps teams serve only on FEMA projects that focus on administrative & logistical support in the areas of emergency management & long-term recovery. In exchange for their service, members receive an education award, room and board, a modest living stipend, leadership development, and the knowledge that through active citizenship, people can indeed make a difference.

Visit to view open positions with descriptions. For questions, contact:


Angela Sarrels
Community Relations Specialist
319-472-9664  ex 12