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

Salon Receptionist - Galesburg, IL (10/16/17)
JCPenney seeks to hire a salon receptionist. The Salon Receptionist supports the salon team by providing a superior client experience through offering additional styling services and product benefits to become salon destination of choice!

What We Look For • Educate Customers – You know it all. Customers appreciate your expertise and understanding of retail product benefits and the value of each hair service. You love finding the perfect solution to ensure customer maintains their desired look and feel beautiful.

For a detailed job description and to apply, visit

Full-Time Office Assistant (Temp) -  Galesburg, IL (10/11/17)
Sweetbriar Family Dentistry in Galesburg seeks a friendly, hardworking temporary full-time office assistant to join our dynamic team! The ideal candidate will have a passion for service to others; be detail oriented; love learning and bring enthusiasm to everything they do. We care not only about our patients' healthy smiles, but also about their healthy lives. If you desire to make a difference in people's lives every day, we would love to hear from you! This position will be hired as temporary full-time employment, however we anticipate growth that we believe will lead to additional work opportunities in the near future.

Experience in a dental office setting is preferred. Duties include but are not limited to phone communication, computer entry, insurance processing, and customer service. Experience with Dentrix computer software is a plus. Competitive pay is commensurate with experience. 

Apply online at Keyword Sweetbriar; Location Galesburg, IL. 

Office Communications Coordinator - Galesburg, IL (10/9/17)
Western Illinois Managed Home Services seeks a new member of our team in our Galesburg office to further our mission of providing quality care and support to clients in their homes. Primary duties of the Office Communications Coordinator include:

  • Answering/managing a multi-line phone system
  • Greeting and assisting visitors and staff
  • Assisting with scheduling and covering client visits
  • Providing care to clients in the field
  • The ideal candidate possesses 2 years minimum office experience with strong computer skills. Health care experience and CNA preferred but not required. Other ideal qualities include: strong communication skills, ability to problem solve, flexibility, critical thinking skills, strong organizational skills, ability to multi-task, a desire to help others, and the ability to work in a team environment.

Western Illinois Managed Home Services is a local, family-owned and operated home care agency that offers competitive wages and benefits, including: health insurance, dental, vision, long-term and short-term disability, life insurance, 401K, and paid time off. This is a full-time position that works in the office environment but also goes into client homes to provide direct care and assistance to clients as needed. Core work hours are Monday – Friday 8 AM – 5 PM.

Interested candidates can apply online or submit their cover letter and resume to:
Western Illinois Managed Home Services, Inc.
Attn: Hiring Manager
PO Box 856
Monmouth, IL 61462

Administrative Secretary I - Galesburg, IL (10/9/17)
OSF Healthcare is seeking to fill the position of Administrative Secretary I. The Administrative Secretary provides clerical support for Patient Services Administration office.


  • Knowledge of hospital and nursing service philosophy, objectives, policies and procedures.
  • Ability to organize work, meet a realistic workload and function independently.
  • Possess sense of responsibility to execute all duties faithfully.
  • Accuracy and promptness in fulfilling assigned duties.
  • Foresight to anticipate the needs of the Patient Services office.
  • Maintain confidentiality of information.
  • Thoroughly familiar with hospital physical plant.
  • Effectively practice tact and diplomacy in department and inter-department relationships.
  • Possess a pleasant personality and voice for telephone communication.

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled. Job seekers will be afforded equal opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity, veteran status or disability status.

Apply online at

Recreation Receptionist - Galesburg, IL (10/5/17)
The City of Galesburg is accepting applications for the position of a Recreation Receptionist in the Parks and Recreation Department. This position is open until filled. 

This part-time position is scheduled for 20 hours per week, with morning and afternoon options available at a starting range of $8.25-$9.35 per hour. The Recreation Receptionist is a team player who is organized; deadline driven and can handle a multitude of projects to support the Recreation Department.

Responsibilities include: Guest relations, handling incoming calls and other communications in a professional and courteous manner. Enter program registration and facility reservations into database. Money management. Managing a filing system, maintain office supply inventory as needed.

This person must be able to follow directions and be an excellent communicator, both verbally and in writing. Applicant must be capable of communicating and working effectively with the public. Working knowledge of computers, phones and general office equipment. Be able to work in a team atmosphere as necessary, while promoting positive and effective relationships with staff, volunteers and customers. Must maintain self-control and composure in difficult situations.

To apply, interested applicants must complete and submit the electronic application found on the City’s Website at:


Smithfield Foods - Monmouth, IL (10/23/17)
Smithfield Foods is hiring for the following positions:

  • Route Sales Rep - military veteran
  • Relief Route Sales Representative

Apply Online:

BNSF Mechanical Shop Laborer - Galesburg, IL (10/9/17)
BNSF is hiring a mechanical shop laborer. ($20.79 per hour). EQUIPMENT AND SHOP MAINTENANCE: Sand, fuel and clean locomotives. Clean and organize shop work area: sweep and clean work surfaces, store parts, empty and discard garbage. Operate power-driven equipment such as a vacuum cleaner, electric broom or steam cleaning gun.

The duties and responsibilities in this posting are representative categories to be used in deciding whether to apply for the position. These general categories do not necessarily constitute an exhaustive list of duties of the position.


  • 18 years of age or older
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Possess valid state-issued driver's license
  • Willing to submit to a background review
  • Available to work in geographic area indicated
  • Able to read, write and communicate (speak, hear and communicate) English
  • Able to work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Work full-time (40 hrs/wk). Shifts governed by union agreement and subject to seniority. Mechanical shops operate 24 hours/day, 7 days/week with three 8-hour shifts including weekends, holidays, overtime. Available to work any shift required
  • Able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs without assistance
  • Able to visually distinguish colors - red, blue, green, yellow; hear, and with training, distinguish auditory signals
  • Able to use hands to perform activities involving holding, grasping, turning and pulling
  • Able to perform work on uneven surfaces; frequently climb ladders, get on/off equipment, work from various heights
  • Able to: work in conditions with loud noise and fumes; work on/around heavy/moving machinery; bend, walk, stand, sit for extended time; use hand tools
  • Follow safety policies and procedures; wear required personal protective equipment
For a detailed job description and to apply, visit



Seasonal Personal Vehicle Package Driver - Galesburg, IL (10/23/17)
UPS is hiring a seasonal personal vehicle package driver. Candidates must have a personal vehicle that meets UPS standards. Personal Vehicle Drivers must have proof of a registered vehicle for use, minimum state required auto insurance, and must be 21 years of age or older. Trucks cannot be over 10,000 pounds and must have a covered and secured bed. Vehicles cannot have low rider suspensions, oversized rims, aftermarket blacked out windows, other company’s logos or markings, and must be free of bumper stickers, political stickers, offensive markings etc.

For a detailed job description and to apply for the job, visit

Service Representative Driver - Galesburg, IL (10/10/17)
Lincare seeks to hire a service representative driver. 

  • High School Graduate (Diploma) or equivalent.
  • Experience in Home Care Services preferred.
  • Good driving record for the past three years.
  • Must meet job-related requirements to comply with DOT.
  • Must be 21 years or age or older.

For a detailed job description and to apply for the job, visit Click on Careers. 

Route Driver - Galesburg, IL (10/3/17)
Spee Dee Delivery Service seeks to hire a full-time route driver. Responsibilities of a Route Driver would include delivering packages to consignees at commercial and residential locations, providing good customer service, operating a commercial motor vehicle safely and in compliance with regulations, and picking up outbound freight at customer locations. Qualified individuals must be able to operate a commercial motor vehicle with a manual transmission, demonstrate good customer service skills and map reading abilities, have a good driving record and possess a valid driver's license, be at least 21 years of age, and be able to pass a DOT physical and drug screen. The lifting requirements for this position include lifting the average package weight of between 10-20 pounds regularly and occasionally up to 100 pounds throughout the day.

Benefits after 90 day probationary period: Health, Dental, Life, Quarterly Profit Sharing. Raises at 90 days and eligible for raises every six months. 401K after one year.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $40,000.00 /year

Apply online at Keywords Spee Dee; Location Galesburg, IL.

Driver Helpers - Galesburg, IL (10/3/17)
UPS is hiring individuals to work as temporary, seasonal Driver Helpers . This is a physical, fast-paced, outdoor position that involves continual lifting, lowering and carrying packages that typically weigh 25 - 35 lbs. and may weigh up to 70 lbs. It requires excellent customer contact skills and a lot of walking.

As a Driver Helper you will not drive the delivery vehicle but assist the driver in the delivery of packages .

Driver Helpers usually meet the UPS driver at a mutually agreed upon time and location each weekday (Monday through Friday) and typically do not work on weekends or selected holidays. Hours vary but usually begin after 8:00 a.m. and end before 8:00 p.m. Driver Helpers must comply with UPS appearance guidelines.

Driver Helper seasonal opportunities are typically between the Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday time period .

This job posting includes information about the minimum qualifications (including the UPS Uniform and Personal Appearance Guidelines), locations, shifts, and operations within the locations which may consider my application. An applicant or employee may request an exception or change to, or an accommodation of, any condition of employment (including the UPS Uniform and Personal Appearance Guidelines) because of a sincerely held religious belief or practice.

Apply online at

Delivery Technician - Galesburg, IL (10/3/17)
Buddy's Home Furnishings seeks to hire a delivery technician. For a detailed job description and to apply for the job, visit Keywords Buddy's; Location Galesburg, IL.


Carl Sandburg College Positions - Galesburg, IL (10/16/17)
Carl Sandburg College seeks applicants for the following positions:

  • CFO/Treasurer
  • Coordinator of Medical Assistant Program
  • Dean of Career and Corporate Development
  • Director of Trio Upward Bound - Math and Science Project
  • Administrative Assistant, Upward Bound Math and Science Project (3/4 Time)
  • Upward Bound Math Science Advisor
  • Upward Bound Project Advisor

For detailed job descriptions and to apply for a position, visit Click on About, Employment and Human Resources. 



Health Care

RN or LPN - Hillsdale, IL (10/23/17)
Tyson Fresh Meats seeks to hire an RN or LPN. This position is responsible for providing primary and emergency care for occupational and non-occupational injuries and illnesses, performing required health assessments for specified programs. Other duties include, conducting required screening tests such as drug and alcohol testing, spirometry testing or audiometric testing, maintaining OSHA, state and team member health records, and participating in plant safety and ergonomic programs. Other responsibilities include, assisting with team member health promotion, education and training programs, and identifying workers' compensation cases, assisting with maintenance and documentation of workers' compensation files, and performing other duties as needed.


  • Education: Minimum academic preparation includes completion of registered nurse and current license to practice as a registered nurse in state of employment.
  • Experience: 1 plus years' experience in the performance of nursing skills relative to Occupational Health Nursing preferred, current CPR/First Aid instructor certification, preferred.
  • Computer Skills: Standard computer skills.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate with all level of Team Members.
  • Special Skills: Strong problem-solving and organizational skills.
Location:  Hillsdale, IL (Joslin) – by the Quad Cities. 

Competitive Pay | 40 hours per week | Paid Weekly | Full Time | Great Benefits 

How to apply: 

Go to Click on ‘Professional’ on the left side of screen. Click on the state of ILLINOIS. Apply to job that you are interested in. Fill out the provider information. Contact person:  Lauren Sewell – 479-290-2544.

LPNs and RNs - Galesburg, IL (10/18/17)
DD Homes is looking for LPNs and RNs to care for adults with intellectual disabilities in their beautiful homes. If you are a new grad or have previous nursing experience, and are looking for a rewarding career apply today. This is a unique opportunity to care for well individuals that will change your life for the better.

Top 5 reasons to work for DD Homes:

  1. Consistent Case Load
  2. Appreciative Patients
  3. Smaller Staff/Individual Ratio
  4. No Uniform Requirements
  5. Free CEs

 Apply in person at 150 Walnut St., Galesburg or online at

CNAs - Galesburg, IL (10/12/17)
Hawthorne Inn Assisted Living in Galesburg is growing and expanding our team. We offer Competitive wages, Insurance, 401K (up to 5% company match), a tuition assistance program plus much much more.  

We are currently seeking full & part­ time CNA's for 2nd  & 3rd shifts and a part-time dietary aide position. Join a winning team. Apply in person @ Hawthorne Inn 2245 North Seminary in Galesburg or online @ Call (309) 343-5050 for more information.

Part-Time Central Scheduler - Galesburg, IL (10/12/17)
Cottage Hospital seeks applicants for the position of central scheduler. Responsible for answering phone calls and scheduling patient appointments. Triages phone calls as necessary. May conduct patient pre-certification to ensure coverage for appointments and medical care. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.

Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent and at least 1 year healthcare related experience . Prefer previous medical scheduling experience.

Shift Day/Evening rotating shift; Forecasted paid hours per shift 4; Forecasted hours per pay week 16. 

Apply online at Click on Employment. 

Knox County Nursing Home Positions - Knoxville, IL (10/10/17)
Konx County Nursing Home is hiring for the following positions:

  • Part Time Licensed Practical Nurses- 1st shift: Hours-6am-2:30pm
  • Part Time Licensed Practical Nurses-2nd Shift: Hours-2:15 pm-10:30 pm
  • Part Time Licensed Practical Nurse-3rd shift: Hours-10:15pm-6:30am
  • Part Time Certified Nurse Aides
    • *1st shift: Hours-6am-2:30pm
    • *2nd shift: Hours: 2:15pm-10:30pm
    • *3rd shift: Hours: 10:15 pm-6:30am
  • Full Time Licensed Practical Nurse
    • *3rd Shift: Hours: 10:15pm-6:30am
  • Full Time Certified Nurse Aide
    • *2nd Shift: Hours: 2:15pm-10:30pm
    • *3rd Shift: Hours: 10:15pm-6:30am
  • Part Time Dietary Floats
  • Part Time Evening Cooks

Please go to under EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES to print out an application, and return to 800 N. Market St., Knoxville, IL 61448.

Ophthalmic Assistant - Galesburg, IL (10/9/17)
Gailey Eye Clinic seeks to hire an ophthalmic assistant. Provides service to patient’s eye care options and exam needs courteously and professionally. Perform administrative and clinical duties neatly, accurate and timely. Gailey Eye Clinic is committed to providing each patient with the highest quality eye care. This position plays an integral role in accomplishing this goal by utilizing a broad range of skills related to the customer service, clinical and administrative functions of the department.

Minimum Job Requirements (Education, Experience, Skills):

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Previous customer service experience required.
  • Previous medical office assistant experience is preferred.
  • Previous experience using EHR and EMP is preferred.
  • Ophthalmic Assistant preferred.
  • Strong verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrate ability of computer applications.
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with the staff and public.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and work with shifting priorities.
  • Demonstrates a sincere interest in listening to and responding to patient concerns and solving their issue in a timely manner.
Apply online at

Human Resource Assistant - Galesburg, IL (10/9/17)
OSF Healthcare seeks to hire a part-time human resource assistant. (16 hours per week)
The Human Resource Assistant performs a variety of clerical, customer service, and administrative support duties to ensure smooth and efficient operation of the department. Serves as the greeter and first impression of HR, as well as HR resource person concerning various HR activities, employment opportunities, policies, and procedures.


  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Must have 2 years of customer service experience.
  • One year of office experience needed.
  • Excellent computer skills, including MS office products.
  • Exceptionally communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to work well with others and demonstrate a team approach.
  • Must ascribe to and represent Catholic Religious Ethics, Values, and Principles as they relate to the practice of Catholic healthcare.

Apply online at

Medical Office Assistant - Galesburg, IL (10/5/17)
OSF Healthcare seeks to hire a medical office assistant. May work in both the clinical and front office functions of the practice providing clerical and patient care support activities at the direction of the physician/provider. The incumbent performs the duties described below in accordance with the specific needs of the practice.


  • Maintains unit patient care supplies, ensures timely flow of patients and assists physicians and nurses to provide optimal care to patients and families.
  • Documents patient's chief complaint and reason for visit, allergies, and current medications in the chart for review by provider.
  • Completes questionnaires and flowsheets appropriately as indicated. Reviews the patient's chart to assure that all records are up-to-date and posted in the correct place.
  • Obtains signed consent forms from the patient or guardian. The patient's insurance coverage is assessed for any managed care requirements and notations are made in the chart.
  • At the direction of the provider, performs approved waived lab tests/diagnostic testing including but not limited to: pulse oximetry, EKG, etc.
  • Performs order entry and documents the results of the test in the medical record for review by the provider.


  • This position requires knowledge of patient care activities as well as provider practice office functions normally attained through training as a CMA, MOA or the equivalent in previous training and experience.
    The incumbent should have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work with a wide variety of people.
    The incumbent must have or obtain within the first 90 days of employment certification in CPR.


  • Previous medical experience is strongly preferred.
  • The incumbent should have previous computer experience.

Applicants will be afforded equal opportunity without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin or ancestry, age physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability or an unfavorable discharge from military service.

Apply online at Click on Search Jobs.

Nursing Positions - Bloomington-Normal, IL (10/4/17)
Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Bloomington-Normal, Illinois is seeking compassionate, experienced, patient-advocate nurses for a variety of RNs opportunities.

Contact a nurse recruiter today for your career tomorrow!


  • Exceptional nursing culture, earning Magnet designation in 2017!
  • 221-bed non-for-profit, Level II Trauma Center
  • Designated by Joint Commission as a primary Stroke Center.
  • Vibrant, friendly and active community with excellent schools and job opportunities.


  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing
  • (BSN preferred or ADN degree with agreement to completed a BSN within four years of hire date)
  • Current Illinois RN license and active CPR certification

Visit our website: OR contact a Nurse Recruiter today!

Receptionist - Galesburg, IL (10/3/17)
Galesburg Cottage Hospital seeks to hire a part-time receptionist. Greets vendors, customers, job applicants and other visitors, and arranges for transportation services, when needed. May operate a switchboard to route incoming calls and place outgoing calls. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.


  • Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent with 0-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.
Apply online at Click on Employment.

Insurance Clerk - Monmouth, IL (10/3/17)
Drs. Distin & Doyle, located in Monmouth, IL, seek to hire a full-time insurance clerk. Prepare and file paper and electronic claims. Record all types of payments and follow up on unpaid claims. Investigate patient coverage and seek authorizations. Maintain providers' insurance certifications. Health care coding and billing knowledge. Computer and communication skills. This person will also fill in for receptionist as needed. Required experience - health care clerical: 1 year

Apply online at Keywords insurance clerk; Location Monmouth, IL. 

Hotel Hospitality

Hotel Openings - Galesburg, IL (10/23/17)
The following hotels have openings for the Galesburg area.

Baymont Inn & Suites:

  • Front Desk
  • Housekeeper
  • Night Audit

Holiday Inn Express 

  • Maintenance Manager
  • Front Desk Agent
  • Housekeeper

Apply online at Click on Career Opportunities.

Human Services

On-Call Crisis Worker - Galesburg, IL (10/23/17)
Center for Youth and Family Solutions is hiring an on-call crisis worker for the Galesburg area. 

At The Center for Youth and Family Solutions, we pride ourselves in believing in the enduring strength, creativity, and perseverance of the human and community spirit. We feel very strongly about: 

  • Achieving solutions in collaboration with those that have been touched by trauma, grief and loss, abuse and neglect, and other significant life challenges
  • Acknowledging, embracing and utilizing the diversity of those we serve and serve with;
  • Treating everyone with dignity, compassion and respect 

If you feel equally strong about those sentiments, we encourage you to apply to be a YFCOS On-Call Crisis Intake Worker. This team member will provide On-Call trauma-informed response to families in crisis, utilize problem solving, develop crisis de-escalation and safety planning, create linkage and referrals and complete intake and assessment packets. 

Requirements include:  

  • Minimum 21 years of age
  • Valid driver's license and good driving record
  • Reliable transportation
  • Ability to pass DCFS and criminal background check
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends
  • On-call availability
  • Associates Degree or equivalent required. Highly preferred in social work or human service related field and relevant work experience
Apply online at Click on Careers. EOE.

Warren Achievement Postitions - Monmouth, IL (10/23/17)
Warren Achievement is hiring for the following positions:

  • Residential Assistants, full time, some weekends and split shifts included; also part time positions, 2nd & 3rd shifts, including some 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.
  • Floor Supervisor, full time, days.  Provides supervision, training, assistance, and instruction to workers with developmental disabilities in order to meet production contracts. Responsible for equipment set-up, monitoring, adjustments, and repair.  High school diploma or equivalent required, along with valid driver’s license.

Apply online at or get an application at 1220 E. 2nd Ave., Monmouth, IL 61462. EOE and drug-free workplace. 

Volunteer Tutor - Galesburg, IL (10/23/17)
ROE 33 is currently seeking adult volunteer tutors.  Tutors will be asked to assist students in a variety of settings including high school diploma, high school equivalency, and English as a foreign language. Tutoring hours may vary according to schedule.

Oct 29th (1-5); Nov 5th (1-5;) Nov 12th (1-5)

235 E Main St

Regional Office of Education #33
121 S Prairie St. Galesburg and 105 North E St. Monmouth

Training sessions will be conducted by Karen Avalos (certified adult volunteer tutor trainer). Those interested or that have questions please contact:

Josh Corbin, AVL Coordinator 

This program is sponsored by the Regional Office of Education and was made possible by a grant awarded by the Illinois State Library (ISL), a division of the Office of Secretary of State, using state funds designated for literacy.

Store Counter Sales - Galesburg and Monmouth, IL (10/23/17)
O'Reilly Auto Parts is hiring a store counter sales person for their Monmouth and Galesburg stores. 

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 Click Careers (bottom of page.)

Operator - Galesburg, IL (10/18/17)
OSF Healthcare seeks to hire an operator. Responsible for answering multiple line switchboard. Incumbent will take messages and route to appropriate provider/department. Assists with incoming faxes, processing medical record request and mailing out new patient packets.


  • Completion of high school or its equivalent.
  • Knowledge of general office functions including operating a multi-line telephone are required.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology and medical office procedures is preferred.
  • The incumbent should have previous experience with computers. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work with a wide variety of people are required.

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled. Job seekers will be afforded equal opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity, veteran status or disability status.

Apply online at

Communications Dispatcher/Clerk II - Galesburg, IL (10/18/17)
The City of Galesburg is currently taking applications to fill Communications Dispatcher positions in the Communications Division of the Police Department. This recruitment is to establish a register of qualified applicants to fill positions as they become open in 2017-2018.

Under general supervision, incumbents in this position receive and refer requests for public safety services, including but not limited to, Police, Fire, Paramedics, Sheriff’s Department, Town Marshall, Animal Control, Public Works and various other City and/or County services. This is an AFSCME bargaining unit position with a current starting wage of $18.35 per hour plus the full range of municipal benefits.


  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED) required.
  • Law Enforcement Agencies Data System (LEADS) certification must be obtained within one year of hire and periodically updated.
  • Emergency Medical Dispatcher (EMD) certification must be obtained within one year of hire and periodically updated.
  • Requires the ability to think clearly and act quickly in emergency situations.
  • Requires the willingness and ability to work nights, weekends and Holidays.
  • Requires the ability to develop skill and speed in the operation of radio-telephone equipment.
  • Must be able to communicate with the public in a courteous, concise manner in stressful circumstances.
  • Requires the ability to obtain and provide basic information relating to the activities and requirements of the assigned units.
  • Requires the ability to type accurately at a working rate of speed and to maintain clerical records and reports.
  • Requires the ability to understand and follow varied instructions.
  • Requires skill in typing, data entry, personal computing and operation of other standard office equipment.


Resumes are not accepted in lieu of an application. Interested candidates should complete and submit a City of Galesburg online application at:

Applicants should be aware that the selection procedure for this position is a multi-phased process, which includes a written examination, panel interview, skills assessment, psychological screening, criminal background check, and a pre-employment physical examination that includes a test for common drugs of abuse.

NOTE: This recruitment is to establish a register of qualified applicants for upcoming vacancies. Due to the anticipated high volume of applicants, applications will be accepted until a sufficient pool of qualified applicants has been received. The City of Galesburg reserves the right to close this posting at any time and without prior notice. Applicants are encouraged to apply promptly and to be aware that the selection process for this position has multiple phases which will take several weeks to complete.

Kennel Attendant - Galesburg, IL (10/16/17)
Galesburg Animal Hospital seeks to hire a part-time evening and weekend pet care-taker. Experience with animals preferred. Must be detail oriented. Please send resume to 1525 E. Fremont St. or stop by to apply.

Job Type: Part-time | Required experience: Pet handling: 1 year

Part-Time Housekeeping Aide - Galesburg, IL (10/12/17)
HCR ManorCare seeks to hire a part-time housekeeping aide. HCR ManorCare provides a range of services, including skilled nursing care, assisted living, post-acute medical and rehabilitation care, hospice care, home health care and rehabilitation therapy. The Housekeeping Aide perform a variety of general housekeeping/cleaning duties in various areas to maintain the center in a sanitary, safe, attractive, and orderly condition. In return for your expertise, you'll enjoy excellent training, industry-leading benefits and unlimited opportunities to learn and grow. Be a part of the team leading the nation in healthcare.

Educational Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.

Position Requirement

  • Previous housekeeping experience preferred. 

Apply online at

Customer Service Representative - Galesburg, IL (10/11/17)
Family Video seeks to hire a customer service representative. Our Customer Service Representatives are there to greet all of our customers with a smile and assist in making their experience at Family Video fun and easy! The Customer Service Representative needs to be comfortable making decisions as each employee is expected to make good decisions that will leave our customers feeling WOWED!


  • Friendly
  • Outgoing
  • Fun
  • Customer service oriented
  • Opportunity
  • Hourly plus commission
  • Advancement


  • Flexible with hours
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to alphabetize
  • Basic math skills
  • Job Type: Part-time

Apply online at Click on Careers. 

Project Manager - Galesburg, IL (10/10/17)
McFall Monument Co. is looking for an artistic and hard working employee. Prefer to have some concrete back ground but will provide training. Must had a valid DL pass a drug screen and be willing to get CDL. NO high school diploma required.

Job Type: Full-time | Required experience: Project Management: 1 year

Apply online at Keywords McFall Monument; Location Galesburg, IL.

Custodian - Knoxville, IL (10/9/17)
Loves Truck Stop is hiring for custodial positions. For a detailed job description and to apply, visit Click on Careers. 

Customer Service Representative - Galesburg, IL (10/9/17)
Midwest Title Loans is hiring a customer service representative. Are you looking for a stable, full time, entry level position with career potential? If so, you’ve come to the right place!


  • Full Time Positions: Monday – Friday 10am-6pm and rotating Saturdays 9am-2pm. Closed Sundays!
  • Health benefits
  • Paid Holidays
  • Vacations
  • Paid time off
  • Paid on-site training
  • Competitive Salaries


  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be able to work full time
  • A high school degree or equivalent
  • Basic computer and data entry experience
  • Minimum 2 years customer service experience
  • Collections experience preferred
  • Criminal background check
  • Consumer credit check
  • Drug screen

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide superior customer service
  • Loan processing
  • Cash handling
  • Collection calls
Interested applicants can drop their resume off at the local office at 1640 North Henderson St. Galesburg, IL 61401.

Seasonal Farm Hand - Cameron, IL (10/5/17)
Robinson Beef, located in Cameron, IL seeks to hire a seasonal farm hand. ($10 - $15 an hour - Temporary). Must have tractor driving skills, valid driver’s license, some physical exertion required and be able to pass drug test.

Apply online at Keywords Robinson Beef; Location Cameron, IL.

Recreation Intern - Galesburg, IL (10/5/17)
City of Galesburg, Parks and Recreation Department, seeks a recreation intern. 

Recreation Interns will work with the Galesburg Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Supervisors to complete job responsibilities including, but not limited to: leading programs and events, attend meetings, and assist within the department in order to gain a well-rounded experience. Hours will be based on program needs.

Experience opportunities working firsthand within a variety of job areas. Create, lead and implement new programs and events according to needs and budget. Students will also plan new programs and special events; as well as current programs. Assist with promoting programs/events using social media, flyers, media and communication. Attend meetings as requested; including staff meetings and trainings. Facility management that will include supervision, scheduling, maintenance, and marketing. Recreation Interns will assist with a multiple of job areas and supervisory staff in order to provide a broad range of experiences.

Currently working toward a degree with in the Parks and Recreation Leisure Services. Must possess a valid Driver’s License.

To apply, interested applicants must complete and submit the electronic application found on the City’s Website at:

Warehouse Worker - Galesburg, IL (10/4/17)
Sitka Salmon Shares has an immediate opening for 1-2 temporary warehouse workers, 40 hours per week. Employment to start immediately and run through November 3rd but it could potentially last a few more weeks depending on the work load. Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

Duties include:

  • Assisting with production including: labeling fish, bagging and vacuum sealing product, packing orders, shipping product
  • Folding boxes
  • Keeping the warehouse organized, clean and presentable at all times
  • Assist in maintaining health code standards

Job Type: Temporary | Salary: $10.00 /hour

Apply online at Keywords Sitka Salmon; Location  Galesburg, IL.

Housekeeping - Galesburg, IL (10/3/17)
Soangetaha Country Club seeks to hire a part-time housekeeper. $8.25 - $10.00 an hour. Duties include but not limited to vacuuming, dusting, mopping, windows and cleaning restrooms. The position will include bending, stooping, reaching, twisting, involves walking and some stairs and occasionally lifting up to 40 pounds. This is an early morning work requirement. Please submit your work history along with application.

Apply online at Keyword Soangetaha; Location Galesburg, IL.

Staffing Consultant - Galesburg, IL (10/3/17)
We're StaffQuick - and we're growing! Consultant position available with room for advancement in the Galesburg, IL area! Previous staffing, recruiting or marketing experience preferred, though we will train the right Candidate! Do you have what it takes to be a Consultant?

Staffing Consultants are responsible for applying marketing techniques to acquire new business and maintain current business.

Other duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Organizing and conducting recruiting events in the surrounding areas
  • Interviewing Associates
  • On site weekly Client visits
  • Performing basic administrative functions as assigned.

StaffQuick has multiple offices across Central Illinois, therefore this position has the potential to move into a Management position.

Job Type: Full-time

Required license or certification: Driver's License

Apply online at Keywords Staffing Consultant; Location Galesburg, IL. 


Restaurant/Food Service

Pizza Hut Positions - Monmouth and Galesburg, IL (10/16/17)
Pizza Hut is following for the following positions and locations:

Monmouth, IL - Team Member, Server, Delivery Driver

Galesburg, IL - Server, Delivery Driver

Apply online at

Buffalo Wild Wings Positions - Galesburg, IL (10/9/17)
Hiring for the following positions: 

  • Server
  • Bartender
  • Host/Hostess
  • Cashier
  • Cooks
  • Busser
  • Dishwasher
  • Manager
Apply online at

Steak and Shake Positions - Galesburg, IL (10/3/17)
Steak n Shake is hiring for the following positions:

  • Cashier
  • Third shift server
  • Food prep
  • Third shift cook
  • Line cook/dressing table
  • Server
  • Drive thru operator
  • Grill cook

Apply online at:


Lowes Positions -  Galesburg, IL (10/23/17)
Lowes is hiring for the following positions:

  • Facility Service Associate
  • Installed Sales Product Associate
  • Load Puller
  • Store Manager
  • Weekend Sales Associate
  • CSA Front End
  • Receiver/Stocker
  • Sales Coordinator Interior
  • Customer Service Associate I

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

JCPenney Positions - Galesburg, IL (10/16/17)
JCPenney seeks applicants for the following positions:

  • Salon Receptionist
  • Merchandise Associate
  • Operations Associate
  • Hair Stylist
  • Sales Associate
  • Temporary Sales Associate
  • Temporary Ops Associate

For detailed job descriptions and to apply for a position, visit


Hy-Vee Positions - Galesburg, IL (10/16/17)
Hy-Vee is hiring for the following positions:

Main St. Location:

  • Part-Time Courtesy Clerk (closes at noon on 10/31/17)

Apply online at Click on Careers. 

Target - Galesburg, IL (10/16/17)
Galesburg Target is hiring the following positions:

  • Seasonal team member
  • Food service team member (2 positions)
  • Apparel and accessories team member
  • Logistics team member (2 positions)
  • Sales floor team member

Apply online at (Click on More and then Careers located at bottom of page) or visit the store’s kiosk at: 1071 W Carl Sandburg Drive - Galesburg.

Sales Associate - Galesburg, IL (10/16/17)
GNC, located at Sandburg Mall, seeks to hire a part-time retail sales associate. The Part Time Retail Sales Associate position at GNC is the most important job in our company. As a Retail Sales Associate, you are doing more than selling products…you are the face of GNC to our customers. Your most important job is to educate and to provide outstanding customer service.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate superior product knowledge in assisting customers
  • Answer product based questions using knowledge from GNC training, merchandising bulletins, and other Company approved information
  • Sell merchandise and interact with customers according to GNC standards
  • Receive, check, and shelve merchandise; keep store clean and uncluttered
  • Complete customer transactions using POS register system
  • Perform register store open/close functions and bank deposits

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

Convenience Store Manager - Monmouth, IL (10/4/17)
Beck Oil seeks to hire a store manager. $35,000 a year
The Store Manager is responsible for the overall success of our locations. Daily responsibilities of the Store Manager include, but are not limited to, completion and/or delegation and follow-up in the areas of customer service, merchandising, foodservice, standard operating procedures, employee staffing & development, employee relations, store cleanliness and maintenance, and store profitability. The Store Manager is also responsible for ensuring adherence and enforcement of all Company Policies and Procedures. The Store Manager will create a positive store culture by consistently treating employees with fairness and respect as well as leading employees by example with their personal work standards and ethic.

Store Managers applicants must have a high school education or equivalent, previous experience with people management, be self-motivated, dependable, and possess the ability & willingness to work weekends, holidays and varying shifts in a fast-pace environment, while maintaining total focus on customer service and satisfaction. Previous management experience in retail or convenience industry is required.

Apply online at Keywords Beck Oil; Location Galesburg, IL.

Shopko Positions - Monmouth, IL (10/3/17)
Shopko is hiring for the following positions:

  • Cashier
  • General merchandise salesfloor teammate
  • Apparel salesfloor teammate
  • General merchandise freight teammate (2 open positions)
  • Optometrist
  • Seasonal - apparel salesfloor teammate
  • Seasonal cashier
  • Seasonal general merchandise salesfloor teammate
Individuals interested in these opportunities should submit a candidate profile at  

Seasonal Store Associate/Stocker - Galesburg, IL (10/3/17)
Big Lots is hiring a seasonal store associate/stocker. Performs general store operations duties as directed, including cashiering, truck unloading, stocking and merchandise recovery.

  1. Greets customers and assists them as required to maintain the highest level of customer service.
  2. Participates in: - freight flow process - merchandise presentation and recovery - cashiering including customer loyalty program - furniture department operations - carry-outs - cart retrieval.
  3. Maintains appearance of the store's interior and exterior to company standards including light maintenance duties and cleaning.
  4. Assists in control of shrink and safety results. 


  1. Prior retail experience preferred.
  2. Previous experience operating a cash register preferred.
  3. Mobility to move freely throughout sales floor and stockroom on a continual basis throughout the shift required. Ability to lift, carry, push and pull a minimum of 50 pounds required. Frequently required to stand for long periods of time, bend, stoop or kneel.
  4. Basic English literacy and math skills required.
  5. Strong customer service and communication skills required.
  6. Ability to work within a flexible schedule preferred. 

Apply online at

Sales & Marketing

Sales Support - Galesburg, IL (10/3/17)
The Fastenal Company would like to invite ambitious, hard-working individuals to apply for the position of Part-Time Sales Support. Applicants should be able to bring new ideas and improvements to business practices, work well both independently and as part of a team, and show respect to co-workers, customers, vendors, and visitors in the workplace while demonstrating Fastenal's core values of Ambition, Innovation, Integrity, and Teamwork. Part-Time Shift(s): Monday-Friday Between 7AM-5PM.

Working as Part-Time Sales Support, you must have a strong interest in sales and enjoy working in a fast-paced challenging environment. This is an entry level position that will provide assistance to our customers from our branch located at 841 Enterprise Ave., Galesburg, IL 61401.

The duties and responsibilities of this position are service-based and will present new and diverse challenges daily. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting with sales/customer service
  • Managing inventory
  • Placing and fulfilling orders
  • Receiving and shipping inventory
  • Performing deliveries with company vehicle


The following skills and qualifications are required for this position:

  • 18 years of age or over
  • A valid driver's license and the ability to meet our driving record requirements
  • Possess or are working towards an Associate's Degree in Business/Marketing OR have equivalent industry experience and knowledge of the local market
  • A strong aptitude for sales and a desire to sell
  • Strong computer skills and math aptitude
  • Ability to lift, slide and lower packages that typically weigh 25lbs-50lbs and may weigh up to 75lbs
  • Ability to pass the required drug screen (applicable in the US, Puerto Rico, and Guam ONLY)
Apply online at

Sale Barn Help - Fairview, IL (10/3/17)
Fairview Sale Barn is now looking for professional help at their sale barn for the upcoming winter months. This position would consist of working during sale days which are Tuesdays and Thursdays mainly, with some Saturday sales. Position requires past experience working with, and around livestock. We are a fast paced sale barn with sale numbers sometimes reaching more than 2000 head of cattle. We work in all types of conditions and long hours. We are looking to fill the position with an experienced individual that is able to work in a such an environment and be able to list over 50 pounds. This job could lead to a longer term position.

We are also looking for a college intern for our cattle feedlot operation and commercial cow/calf herd. Our facility is located west of Canton, IL. Responsibilities would be daily feed, water, care, and husbandry of all livestock. The position would require working in all conditions as well as able to live over 50#, operate tractor, feed wagon, and skid steer. Having your own transportation is a must. Having past experience working with and around cattle is a plus. We are looking for energetic, hardworking, and dependable individual that will receive a tremendous amount of experience in our operation that will further them in the future.

Please send your resume to:

Fairview Sale Barn
1120 Carter Street
Fairview, IL 61432