Career/Job Opportunities

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.

Admin & Clerical

Officer Manager - Galesburg, IL (6/18/19)
Nova CableVision is hiring an office manager. 

We are a small Internet/Cable service-provider company serving 17 Illinois townships/villages. We're looking to add an Office Manager to our in-office team, located in Galesburg, Illinois.


This is an administrative role that will primarily work closely with our billing software (training will be provided) and oversee daily operations of other staff members.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Communicating with customers
  • Bill-collecting
  • Record-keeping
  • Making daily deposits
  • Scheduling work orders

Apply online at Keyword Nova; Location Galesburg, IL.


Laborer - Galesburg, IL (6/10/19)
Hulcher Services Inc. is a nationwide services contractor to the railroads, general industry and government with a commitment from our people for one purpose - to get the job done and done safely. Our headquarters is located in Denton, Texas and we have over 30 divisionsstrategically located across the United States, Canada and Mexico to provide our customers with the best service in the industry.


  • CDL Class A License or learners permit (If Candidate has a learner’s permit, the actual CDL License must be obtained within a specific time frame allotted after hire)
  • Clean Driving Record
  • Welding experience preferred
  • Working experience operating large equipment (i.e. Cat 583 with side boom, Cat 325 or larger, Cat 977, Grapple and VAC trucks)

For more information and to apply, visit


Auto Parts Delivery Driver - Galesburg, IL (6/10/19)
Auto Zone is hiring a delivery driver. AutoZone's Part-Time Auto Parts Delivery Driver performs work in the operation of a vehicle to assure safe delivery of parts to and from commercial customers. In addition, this AutoZoner will be required to perform duties inside our stores, driving, and at our customers’ place of business. Drivers are responsible for ensuring maximum productivity in a safe environment, increasing commercial sales, and ensuring compliance with company procedures in accordance to AutoZone’s expectations. The incumbent will exceed customer’s expectations by delivering WOW! Customer Service to all AZ Commercial accounts. 

Apply online at

Route Driver - Galesburg, IL (5/23/19)
Euclid Beverage is hiring a route driver. The Route Delivery Driver delivers product to our customers on a daily basis from our warehouse in Galesburg, Illinois. Responsibilities include delivering, stocking, product handling and customer service. Home every evening! 

Position Requirements:

  • Prior route delivery and customer service experience a plus
  • Class A CDL License
  • At least 21 years old
  • Must have updated Medical Card and clean driving record
  • Able to pass a pre-employment physical and drug test
  • Able to work as an effective team member, quick learner and self –motivator

Apply online at

Health Care

Front Office Assistant - Galesburg, IL (6/18/19)
OSF is hiring a front office assistant. 


  • High school or GED equivalent
  • Customer service experience.
  • Typing, filing, telephone skills
  • Basic Microsoft application basic proficiency 


  • Basic knowledge of medical terminology, ICD-10 and CPT codes
  • Electronic Medical Record experience
For a detailed job description and to apply, visit

Licensed Practical Nurse - Galesburg, IL (5/29/19)
Are you looking for a part-time weekend job opportunity? Want to join a growing team? The Hawthorne Inn Assisted Living is looking for a Part-time LPN to work 2 weekends a month and some holidays.

License:  LPN (Required)

We offer competitive wages and benefits including Health Insurance, Dental & Vision Insurance, Holiday Pay, Employee Time Off, 401K and more. Please contact Bridgette Teel for more information@ 343-5050 or apply in person at The Hawthorne Inn @ 2245 N. Seminary Street in Galesburg.


Commerical Lines Customer Service Representative - Galesburg, IL (6/18/19)
Porter-Hay Insurance Agency is hiring a Commerical Lines Customer Service Representative. Assist sales producers in quoting and placing new business. Reviewing and processing commercial renewals. Assisting clients with billing, claims and other service issues. Requires insurance licensing, prior experience preferred.

Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $27,000.00 to $50,000.00 /year

Experience:Insurance: 1 year (Preferred); Customer Service: 1 year (Preferred)

Apply online at Keywords Porter-Hay; Location Galesburg, IL.

Facility Enhancement - Galesburg, IL (6/11/19)
The Knox County YMCA is currently seeking an energetic and hard-working individual to join our custodial team. Responsibilities include cleaning and sanitizing assigned areas; mopping, dusting, trash removal, window cleaning, vacuuming, restroom cleanup, grounds keeping, and other duties as assigned.

Please submit resumes to Kelly Corbin, Associate Executive Director @

Blick Art Materials Positions - Galesburg, IL (6/18/19)
Blick Art Materials is accepting applications for the following positions:

  • Part-time distribution warehouse associate
  • Retail store sales associate
  • Human resources safety representative
  • Traffic coordinator assistant

For detailed job descriptions and to apply, visit

Illinois JusticeCorps. - United States (6/10/19)
The Illinois JusticeCorps is looking for someone to commit to a year of service with Illinois JusticeCorps. This person would:

  • be paid AmeriCorps member from August 2019 to August 2020
  • need to commit to 20 hours/week during courthouse hours and would be compensated $9,000 over 24 payments and would be eligible for a $3,000.00 education award for school costs/school loans.
  • get amazing professional development experience in working with people in crisis, as well as learning more about the legal field.

For more information, please contact:
Jenna L Kearns, Regional Program Coordinator, Illinois JusticeCorps

Assistant Swim Teach Coach - Galesburg, IL (6/10/19)
The Knox County YMCA is currently seeking fun and dedicated individuals to assistant coach our Krocodile Swim Team. Interested candidates will consistently be able to execute the responsibilities of being an assistant coach which includes: knowledge of competitive swimming and the ability to teach skills in a positive, healthy manner; ability to follow direction from the Head Coach; leading swimmers ages five through eighteen at practices and meets.

Candidates must be lifeguard certified or willing to obtain. Swimming background and coaching experience is preferred.

Please submit a YMCA application or resume to Ashlee Heady, Member Service & Marketing Director at

Customer Account Representative (Delivery Specialist) - Galesburg, IL (6/10/19)
Rent-A-Center is accepting applications for the position of Customer Account Representative (Delivery Specialist.) 

Manage rental accounts and meet company account management goals and expectations, by collecting on current and past due accounts while adhering to company standards, policies, and procedures. Positively impact customerr growth and revenue through sales activities, account management, and providing total customer satisfaction.

Apply in person at:
Galesburg, IL

Advance Auto Parts Positions - Monmouth and Galesburg, IL (6/10/19)
Advance Auto Parts is hiring for the following positions:

  • Store Driver
  • Commercial Parts Pro
  • Delivery Driver
  • Salesperson
  • Store Hourly
For detailed job descriptions and to apply, visit

Starbucks Barista - Galesburg, IL (6/4/19)
Starbucks is hiring a Barista for the new location (coming soon) to Target. For a detailed job description and to apply, visit

Part Time Customer Care Representative - Galesburg, IL (5/30/19)
Blick Art Materials is hiring a part time customer care representative. The Customer Care Representative will be expected to process inbound customer inqiries via telephone call, mail, fax, or Internet in a fast-paced environment. 

This position requires candidates that are able to work afternoons, evenings/nights, and at least two weekends per month. 

Any hours worked 6 pm or later on Monday through Friday will pay $1 extra per hour. Any hours worked on Saturdays and/or Sundays will pay $1 extra per hour. Call center hours are 6 am - 10 pm Mondays through Fridays, 7 am to 10 pm on Saturdays and 8 am to 9 pm on Sundays. 

Apply online at

County Market Positions - Monmouth, IL (5/30/19)
County Market is hiring for the following positions:

  • Office Associate
  • Grocery Stocker
  • Cashier
  • Baker
  • Management Opportunities
For job descriptions and to apply, visit

Parts Counterperson - Galesburg, IL (5/30/19)
Yemm Chevrolet Buick GMC Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram is hiring a parts counterperson. 

Yemm Chevrolet Buick GMC Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram is a local, family-owned and operated dealership with deep roots in the Galesburg community. Looking to make a career in the automotive field? This is the place to be! Join our busy shop today!

Compensation: Most competitive rates in the area. Benefits include:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid holidays
  • 401(k) with company match

Apply online at Keywords Yemm; Location Galesburg, IL.

HR Manager - Peoria, IL (5/29/19)
One of the fastest growing material handling dealers in the Midwest is looking for an experienced Human Resources manager to join our Employee Services Team at our corporate office in Peoria, Illinois.  You will provide Human Resources support to our 900 employees and managers in 10 states with primary focus on our Rental, Used, Remarketing, Mariotti, and Engineered Products Divisions.  Other primary responsibilities include driving the MH Wellness Program, the SmartDollar Financial Program, and the employee recognition program, as well as serving as the Company FMLA expert.  Additionally, work closely with the Executive Vice President of Employee Services on special projects to promote, support and enhance the Company culture through employee relations, programs, policies, etc.

Interested candidates should send a resume to Caroline McMillan at

Customer Account Representative - Galesburg, IL (5/23/19)
Rent-A-Center is hiring a customer account representative. 

$12-$14 per hour based on experience

For a detailed job description and to apply, visit


BNSF Positions - Galesburg, IL (6/12/19)
BNSF is hiring for the following position:

Telecommunication Maintainer Foreman

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

Anticipated Start Date: 09/16/2019 
Number of Positions: 1

For a detailed job description and to apply, visit  



Restaurant/Food Service

Commis Chef - Galesburg, IL (6/12/19)
156 East Bar and Grill is looking for a professional line cook to prepare food to the exact chef’s recipes and specifications and to set up stations for menu. Chef commis duties will consist of assisting the executive and sous chef with their daily tasks. The successful candidate will play a key role in contributing to our customer satisfaction and acquisition goals.


  • Prove cooking experience, including experience as a line chef, restaurant cook or prep cook (Must be able to provide minimum 2 industry references which will be verified)
  • Excellent understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and procedures
  • Accuracy and speed in executing assigned tasks
  • Familiar with industry’s best practices
  • Culinary school diploma (helpful but not needed)
  • Must posses Manager sanitation license or be able to get within 30 days of employment

Initial part-time but could turn into full-time opportunity for qualified candidate. Apply online at Keywords 156 East; Location Galesburg, IL.


Retail Sales Associate - Galesburg, IL (6/18/19)
Sinbad Vapors is looking for driven individuals to join our team. We have a very unique working environment, and conduct business at a different level. We are looking for candidates who can prove themselves to be dedicated, and reliable. We have 10 locations and growing with many opportunities. We are looking for people who will become a part of our close knit family and get things done.

Apply online at Keywords Sinbad Vapors, location Galesburg.

Retail Sales - Galesburg, IL (6/10/19)
Bard Optical seeks to hire a retail sales person. The Retail Sales Associate (Optician) delivers the Bard Optical value proposition – Set the standard of quality in eye care and eyewear by ensuring every patient and customer has the best experience in every Bard Optical every time. Creates exceptional value in the lives of customers by delivering legendary customer service & perfectly crafted high quality eyewear which exceeds our customers’ expectations. 

Apply online at

Store Counter Sales - Galesburg, IL (6/10/19)
O'Reilly Auto Parts is accepting applications for the position of Store Counter Sales. Our Store Counter Sales team members are knowledgeable and energetic with a passion for automotive parts. They believe in taking care of the customer, as well as the power of teamwork. Our Store Counter Sales team members deliver excellent customer service and ensure a positive customer experience. They also support management in the accomplishment of assigned tasks, including maintaining inventory control and store appearance.


  • Take pride in delivering excellent customer service
  • Available to work flexible work schedule
  • Thrive in a busy, fast-paced retail environment
    Knowledge of cataloging and/or inventory management systems a plus
  • Automotive parts, equipment or systems knowledge
  • ASE certification preferred
Apply online at


Target Positions - Galesburg, IL (6/10/19)

Target is hiring for the following positions:

  • Starbucks barista
  • Closing expert
  • General merchandise expert
  • Seasonal apparel and accessories team member
  • Inbound expert
  • Seasonal beauty team member
  • Food and beverage expert
Apply online at  

Lowes Positions - Galesburg, IL (6/10/19)
Lowes is hiring for the following positions:

  • Merchandising Service Associate
  • Head Cashier
  • CSA Front End
  • Unload Associate
  • Receiving Clerk
  • Customer Service Associate I 
  • Sales Specialist ProService
  • Lead Receiver/Stocker

Apply online at or in person at the Galesburg location.

Hy-Vee Positions - Galesburg, IL (6/10/19)
Hy-Vee is hiring for the following positions:

Main St:

  • GM Dept Clerk, part time (closes on 6/11/19 @ 12 noon)
  • Bakery clerk, part time (closes on 6/18/19 @ 12 noon)
  • Asian department clerk, part time (closes on 6/18/19 @ 12 noon)
  • Assistant manager, part time (closes on 6/18/19 @ 12 noon)
  • Italian express clerk, part time (closes on 6/18/19 @ 12 noon)
Apply online at

Retail Wireless Consultant - Galesburg, IL (5/30/19)
U.S. Cellular is hiring a full time retail wireless consultant. 

Here’s What We Require:

  • High school diploma or state equivalency
  • Strong written and interpersonal communication skills 
  • The flexibility and willingness to work evenings, weekends and holidays 

Here’s What’s Ideal in a Candidate:

  • 1 or more years of experience working directly with customers 
  • 1 or more years of retail sales experience 
  • 1 or more years of wireless or tech industry experience 

Apply online at

Store Associate/Stocker - Galesburg, IL (5/30/19)
BigLots is hiring a store associate/stocker. Starting at $9.50/HR.

For a detailed job description and to apply, visit

Sales Associate - Galesburg, IL (5/28/19)
GNC is looking for dynamic sales associates that not only "Live Well" as a lifestyle, but have the desire to share that passion with others. If that describes you, then join the high energy, stores team at GNC. This outstanding opportunity is designed to help you reach your full earning potential.

For a detailed job description and to apply, visit


Sales & Marketing

Sales Professional - Monmouth, IL (6/12/19)
Martin Sullivan is hiring a sales professional.


  • 1+ years equipment sales experience 
  • Knowledge of agricultural or turf equipment and farming or operational practices preferred 
  • Ability to use standard desktop load applications such as Microsoft Office and internet functions 
  • Ability to work flexible hours 
  • Excellent customer relationship skills 
  • Ability to analyze and interpret basic sales reports

For a detailed job description and to apply, visit

Sales Team Leader - Galesburg, IL (6/10/19)
G&M Distributors is actively seeking a full-time Sales Team Leader. We are looking for a highly motivated, results-oriented, self-starter who possesses both a strong sales personality and demonstrates above average leadership skills. This job is responsible for assisting in the management of the territory that focuses on our wine and spirits portion of the business. This team leader will be accountable for establishing key marketing objectives, creating/implementing a plan of attack, and working with suppliers. The team leader will train, motivate, and evaluate the sales representatives to produce maximum results. 

This is a full-time position along with excellent benefits such as health insurance, dental, vision, paid time off, and 401k. If you are looking for a job where you can spend your days out of the office, traveling to businesses and meeting with stakeholders, we want to meet you! 

Apply on line at or in person at 200 N. Linwood Rd Galesburg, IL 61401. EOE.

Sales Representative - Dixon, IL (6/10/19)
G&M Distributors is actively seeking a full-time Sales Representative for the Dixon area. We are looking for a highly motivated, results-oriented, self-starter who possesses both a strong sales personality and demonstrates above average leadership skills. This job requires candidates to achieve sales goals, introduce new products, merchandise, and analyze business opportunities. 


  • Bachelor's degree in related field and/or equivalent training and work experience preferred 
  • High school diploma or GED 
  • Previous sales/customer service experience preferred 
  • Superb communication skills 
  • Valid driver's license and clean driving record 
  • Able to travel locally 100% of the time 
G&M Distributors is located in Dixon, IL. Apply on line at or in person at 1425 Franklin Grove Road Dixon, IL 60121. EOE
Seasonal Warehouse Employee - Galesburg, IL (6/10/19)
Sitka Salmon is currently seeking a reliable, self-motivated individual to fill an opening as a seasonal warehouse employee. In this role, your contributions will directly aid in the continued expansion of the Galesburg operation and the company as a whole. You will be expected to assist in daily operations, maintain a team-player mindset, and withhold the standards and mission of Sitka Salmon Shares in the highest regard.

Apply in person at 109 S Cherry St. Galesburg IL for an application. Any questions can be directed to Aaron or Alex at 309-509-3804.

Anticipated start date of June 24th 2019. Position will run through the end of October at minimum, potential to run through the end of the year depending on workload.