Career/Job Opportunities

Employers: Are you looking to post a job opportunity for our students? I invite you to send the posting to me at so I can post for you. Thank you for your interest in Carl Sandburg College students. 

Students, Alumni and Community Members: Opportunities posted with the Career Development Office are advertisements received from employers and job search sites. No guarantee of employment is stated or implied. Please call Tracy Engstrom, Coordinator, at 309.341.5246 with questions or email at

Admin & Clerical

Administrative Assistant - Galesburg, IL (1/6/21)
Crossroads Counseling and Life Coaching is hiring an administrative assistant. 

Job Qualifications

  • Previous office experience, preferred.
  • Associate’s Degree preferred.
  • ust have a valid U.S. driver’s license, willing to submit to a pre-employment background check and drug screen.
  • Application will not be reviewed until Indeed Skills Tests are completed.

Apply online at Keyword "Crossroads"; Location Galesburg, IL. 


Crop Specialist - Galesburg, IL (1/6/21)
West Central FS is hiring a crop specialist. 

Job Summary:
To sell and service assigned products in the designated territory and to contact patrons and targeted prospects on a regular basis using acceptable marketing and service techniques. Responsibilities include collection of accounts receivable and marketing of Agri Finance.

Apply online at Keywords "Crop Specialist"; Location Galesburg, IL. 


Operator I, Equipment - Galesburg, IL (1/6/21)
Progress Rail, a Caterpillar company is hiring an Operator I, Equipment position. For a detailed job description and to apply, visit




Carl Sandburg College Positions - Galesburg, Il (1/6/21)
Carl Sandburg College is hiring for the following positions:

  • Director of Trio/SSS
  • Custodian

Apply online at


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Health Care

Caregiver/Personal Assistant, All shifts - Aledo, IL and surrounding arreas (1/6/21)
Western Illinois Home Health Care has immediate openings in Aledo and surrounding areas for CNA/Caregivers to help seniors remain active and independent at home. These positions provide assistance with activities of daily living and include companionship, personal care, housekeeping, laundry, meal preparation and errands. Experienced CNAs looking for work with 1:1 care are encouraged to apply. We offer schedules with daytime hours as well as the opportunity for overnight shifts. Western Illinois Home Health Care is a local, family-owned and operated company.

Apply online at

Patient Services Representative - Galesburg, IL (1/6/21)
Aspen Dental is hiring. For a detailed job description and to apply, visit

Retail Pharmacy Tech - Galesburg, IL (1/6/21)
Illinois CancerCare is seeking a candidate that has good communication and computer skills, and are able to mathematically calculate dosages for our Retail Pharmacy. Duties include entering and filling prescriptions, and checking for insurance. Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm, no nights or weekends.

Apply online at

Human Services

Residential Caregiver - Galesburg, IL (1/6/21)
Warren Achievement is hiring a residential caregiver. We are looking for positive and caring individuals to support adults with intellectual disabilities with life skills including personal care, meal time skills, shopping, and recreation/leisure skills. You can make a positive difference in the life of a special person with this rewarding position!


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Good driving record.
  • Must be able to communicate in English.
  • Must be able to pass 8th grade reading level test.

Apply online at

Law Enforcement/Security/Firefighter

Security Officer - Galesburg, IL (1/6/21)
We are seeking a high quality, extremely friendly individual to fill customer service security officer positions in Galesburg IL. The ideal candidate would possess a positive attitude and professional demeanor and work etiquette. These officers are held to high standards by our clients, and are called upon to perform a wide variety of functions.

Apply online at Keywords Security Officer; Location Galesburg, IL. 


Assembler, Equipment - Galesburg, IL (1/6/21)
Heat & Control is hiring an assembler. 

Required Education and Experience

  • High School Graduate
  • Certification or degree in a manufacturing or mechanical field a plus
  • Safely operate overhead cranes and fork lift
  • Two years previous Assembly experience
  • Ability to read blueprints
  • Ability to pass manufacturing skills written test
  • Ability to pass assembly logic written test
  • Ability to demonstrate sufficient math skills
  • Read measuring devises and dial calipers
  • Electrical and plumbing experience helpful
  • Ability to read electrical schematics
  • Pneumatics and Hydraulics knowledge helpful

Submit your resume in an email with the job title in the subject line to 

Sandblaster - Galesburg, IL (1/6/21)
Heat & Control is hiring a sandblaster. Submit your resume in an email with the job title in the subject line to


Assistant Community Manager - Galesburg, IL (1/6/21)
The Villas at Carl Sandburg is hiring an assistant community manager. The Assistant Community Manager is responsible for assisting the Community Manager in all operations at their designated community. Operations includes, but is not limited to, rent collections, leasing, marketing efforts, maintenance, turn process, hiring and terminating staff members, equipment functionality, customer service, training, etc. The Assistant Community Manager will be responsible for operations at the community if the Community Manager is not available. Finally, the Assistant Community Manager is responsible for maintaining a high energetic and customer friendly atmosphere throughout the community.

Apply online at Keywords The Villas; Location Galesburg, IL. 

Monitor/Aide - Galesburg, IL (1/6/21)
First Student is hiring a monitor/aide. At First Student, our Monitors/Aides are a constant reflection of our company’s commitment to safety and customer service. The Monitor/Aide is responsible for providing operational oversight, day-to-day management, and assists drivers in safe operation of routes.

Monitor/Aide Required Experience and Skills:

  • At least 21 years old
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Early morning availability
  • Judgement/problem solving skills
  • Ability to manage high degrees of stress

Apply online at

Thrushwood Farms Positions - Galesburg, IL (1/6/21)
Thruwhswood Farms is hiring for the following positions:

  • Packaging Technician, 2nd Shift
    Thrushwood Farms is hiring. Packages Ready to Eat (RTE) products by feeding, catching, metal detecting, palletizing, etc. to ensure high-quality products that meet customer, Quality Assurance (QA), and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) specifications to guarantee satisfaction.
  • Processing Technician
    Produces raw products by receiving, weighing, grinding, mixing, stuffing, linking, cooking, etc. that meet all customer, Quality Assurance (QA) and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) specifications to ensure customer satisfaction.

Apply online at

Member Service Representative - Galesburg, IL (1/6/21)
Planet Fitness is hiring a member service representative. The Member Services Representative will be responsible for creating a positive member experience by providing a superior level of customer service to Planet Fitness members, prospective members and guests.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities - Greet members, prospective members and guests, providing exceptional customer service.

Apply online at

Warehouse/Delivery Associate - Galesburg, IL (1/6/21)
Galesburg Electric is looking for a reliable, detailed oriented individual with a clean driving record to become part of our team in our warehouse operations and activities. Warehouse responsibilities include (but are not limited to) storing materials, picking, packing and unloading items from shipping carriers. The ideal candidate will also be responsible for delivering goods daily to pre-specified routes. The goal is to increase efficiency, profitability and customer satisfaction.

Apply online at Keywords "Warehouse Associate"; Location Galesburg, IL. 

Stocker - Galesburg, IL (1/6/21)
Mendards is hiring a stocker. Stockers are responsible for keeping shelves and displays full and faced with product and available for our Customers throughout their shopping experience. Stockers are expected to stock merchandise on the sales floor in and quick and efficient manner. Stockers may be assigned specific departments but are expected to assist where needed at the General Managers discretion. Stocking hours may vary based on store needs.

Apply online at

Farmers Market Assistant - Galesburg, IL (1/6/21)
Are you an energetic person looking for stimulating, productive outdoor work? Spurgeon Veggies provides a healthy work environment where all our crew members can think creatively, problem-solve, exercise their bodies, and head home feeling accomplished and productive. We are a very small, close-knit group that works together as a team every day to achieve big goals, like harvesting two thousand pounds of tomatoes by hand or setting up a beautiful display of our produce at markets and our farm stand week after week. Everyone on our crew has access to the highest quality produce around (it's a perk!), fair pay, and a respectful group of co-workers. 

Apply online at

Customer Service Representative - Galesburg, IL (1/6/21)
Family Dollar is seeking motivated individuals to support our Stores as we provide essential products at great values to the communities we serve. As a Family Dollar Customer Service Representative you will be responsible for providing exceptional service to our customers. Key priorities include greeting customers, assisting them with selection of merchandise, completing transactions, and answering questions regarding the store and merchandise.

Apply online at

Hy-Vee Positions - Galesburg, IL (1/6/21)
Hy-Vee is hiring for miscellaneous positions. Apply online at  

Lowes Positions - Galesburg, IL (1/6/21)
Lowes is hiring for miscellaneous positions. Apply in store or online at



Telecom Maintainer II - Galesburg, IL (1/6/21)
BNSF is hiring a telecom maintainer II. 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.

Job Location: Galesburg
Anticipated Start Date: 02/22/2021
Number of Positions: 1
Salary Range: Entry rate is approx. $7,066/month, with an average annual salary of $84,794.

All communication with applicants will be done via email. Please check your email on a daily basis.

For a detailed job description and to apply, visit

Restaurant/Food Service

Food Service Worker - Galesburg, IL (1/6/21)
Consolidate Management Company is hiring a food service worker for their Knox County Jail location. 

This position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Cooking/Serving/Cleaning
  • Able to read and follow a recipe
  • Being a team player

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be able to pass a drug test and background check.

Apply online at

Burger King Positions - Galesburg, IL (1/6/21)
Burger King is hiring for multiple positions. Apply online at



Optician/Sales Associate - Galesburg and Monmouth, IL (1/6/21)
Kehoe Eye Care is hiring an optician/sales associate. Apply online at Keyword "Kehoe"; Location Galesburg, IL. 

Sales Floor Associate - Galesburg, IL (1/6/21)
Dollar Tree is seeking motivated individuals to support our Stores as we provide essential products at great values to the communities we serve. Apply online at