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

Full-Time Receptionist/Office Staff - Galesburg, IL (4/16/18)
Western Illinois Cancer Treatment Center seeks to hire a full-time receptionist/office staff. 

Answer telephone, greet patients and visitors, process new patients and follow-up patients; data input, pre-authorize tests and treatments with patient insurance, make coffee for waiting room, assist with billing and payments; scan records for inclusion in electronic health records, other tasks as needed.

Experience with medical practice management software and billing preferred along with compassionate and outgoing personality. 

Job Type: Full-time | Required experience:  Medical Office Procedures: 1 year

Interested applicants can apply online at Keywords Western Illinois Cancer Center; Location Galesburg, IL.

Office Manager - Galva, IL (4/6/18)
Midwest Dry Transload seeks to hire an office manager. $15 - $18 an hour
This position is for the detail-oriented person who can manage multiple tasks while providing accurate work.

  • Provides communication stream between plant and main office using Google G Suite
  • Processes paperwork in support of all plant operations
  • Helps ensure that all production processes at plant are being performed in a timely manner by managing paper flow for each production line
  • Coordinates closely with all production team members to create a high-performance environment
  • Requires a great level of detail and accuracy. Must be able to multi-task and maintain great organization of daily/weekly paper flow.
Midwest Dry offers competitive pay and:

Six Paid Holidays
Paid Time Off
Health plan
SIMPLE IRA matching up to 3%
We look forward to being your next employer!

Interested applicants apply online at Keywords Midwest Dry Transload; Location Galva, IL.

Legal Secretary/Administrative Assistant - Monmouth, IL (4/3/18)
Warren County State's Attorney's Office seeks to hire a legal secretary/administrative assistant. 

$10.62 an hour 

This position requires excellent computer and typing skills. Main responsibilities include book keeping, filing, communicating with attorneys and court personnel, and preparing court documents. 

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience: Legal Secretary: 1 year

Required education: High school or equivalent 

Apply online at Keywords Warren County; Location Monmouth, IL.

Full time Receptionist -  Monmouth, IL (4/2/18)
Drs. Distin & Doyle seek to hire a full time receptionist. Responsibilities include patient and insurance billing and communication, computer and paper file maintenance, telephone triage and appointing, office traffic management, cash handling. We need a dependable, committed person of unflagging good cheer, absolute accuracy, humility, boundless energy and perception who is well-spoken, has total recall (but writes everything down), and genuinely wants to play a vital role in taking unsurpassable care of our patients.

Seriously, this is what we're used to and this is who we're looking for. If you are strong in these skills and in possession of these traits, please come to our Monmouth office and apply. We are willing to train a promising health care beginner with some proof of the above-listed skills and traits who can commit to developing those skills with us. 

Apply in person at 67 Public Square, Monmouth.


Full Time Employee - Galesburg, IL (3/28/18)
Western Illinois Crop Operation is seeking a full-time employee. 

Job Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, tillage, harvest and hauling of grain. Employment begins approximately June 1. Please submit resume and/or questions to


Skilled Laborer - Galesburg, IL (4/16/18)
Hulcher Services, Inc. is hiring full time skilled laborers. This labor position aids and assists in clearing railroad derailments by lifting and moving derailed rail cars and locomotives, and performs similar duties on environmental remediation sites, industrial locations, and rail construction. It provides ground support for operations and is also responsible for driving tractor-trailer or escort vehicles.

We Offer

  • Full time employees are guaranteed 40 hours a week per labor contract with high expectation for overtime earnings
  • Continual training and skill advancement opportunities, including the ability to become heavy equipment apprentice.
  • Travel pay with room and meals provided during travel
  • Union jobs with union wages and benefits including uniforms, time off for time away, premium pay for field work, uniforms and a safe work environment.
  • Varied work – all of our employees will tell you that they enjoy a job that is different every day.

We Require

  • Clean driving record required by company driving privileges
  • Must be able to report to the Hulcher facility within 30 minutes of a customer call. The shop is located at: 3601 S. Linwood, Galesburg, IL .
  • Must be able to have the ability to travel in the region frequently, with some out of town jobs last two weeks.
  • Must be able to respond as an on call 24/7/365 to deliver our emergency services to our clients
  • All work is outdoors and physically demanding must be able to lift and carry chain hooks and slings in excess of 75 pounds
  • Drug tests and strenuous background tests are a part of our hiring process.
For immediate consideration reply with a resume to: or in person at: 3601 S. Linwood, Galesburg, IL or call 309-345-6586
Delivery Driver/Shop Assistant- Temporary Part time - Galesburg, IL (4/6/18)
Martin Sullivan seeks to hire a deliver driver/shop assistant. For a detailed job description and to apply for the job, visit

Carl Sandburg College Positions - Galesburg, IL (3/26/18)
Carl Sandburg College seeks applicants for the following positions:

  • Custodian 2nd shift
  • Full-time faculty, Industrial Occupations - Welding
  • Full-time faculty, Associate Degree Nursing
  • Grounds Assistant

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

Health Care

Patient Access Associate - Galesburg, IL (4/10/18)
OSF St. Mary’s Medical Center seeks to hire a full-time patient access associate. Interested applicants can apply online at


  • Completion of high school or its equivalent.
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in an office clerical setting or customer service environment.
  • Typing speed of 35 wpm with 90% accuracy.
  • Experience with office applications and Internet.
  • Requires basic knowledge of standard PC word processing and website navigation.
  • Within 1 year of date of hire, complete required revenue cycle education provided by department and obtains corresponding certification.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to obtain and record information accurately.
  • Communication skills to clearly and concisely communicate verbally and in writing with peers, supervisors, payors, physicians, patients, other departments, etc.
  • Ability to understand, interpret, evaluate and resolve basic patient service issues.
  • Basic problem solving skills to address payor and patient issues appropriately and know when to ask for assistance.
  • Conflict management and time management skills.


  • Basic knowledge of medical terminology
  • Basic knowledge of CPT4, ICD10, HCPCS, and modifiers
  • Experience working in a medical setting
  • Experience in scheduling and/or registration
  • Experience in cash collection
  • Experience working with an electronic medical record system.

CNA/Caregiver/Personal Assistant - Monmouth, IL (4/3/18)
Western Illinois Home Health Care has immediate openings in Monmouth, Galesburg, Canton, Macomb and surrounding areas for Personal Assistant/Caregiver/CNA 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. Western Illinois Home Health Care is a local, family-owned and operated company.

We offer:

  • Flexible schedules. Many employees work around school and family schedules. We also have overnight and weekend work.
  • Full-time and part-time positions.
  • Competitive pay with opportunities for advancement.
  • One-on-one interaction with clients.
  • A comprehensive, standardized and results-oriented training program to ensure that you are successful in your eldercare career.
  • A large geographic area with helpful staff in four offices throughout Western Illinois to lend support to our caregivers.


  • Must have reliable transportation.
  • Must be at least 18 years old and have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • CNA certification preferred but not required.
Apply online or visit one of our offices. For telephone inquiries, call 309-734-9376 or ask for Rosemary. 

Business Officer Manager - Monmouth, IL (3/29/18)
Surgery Partners is hiring a business office manager. The Office Manager will organize and coordinate office administration and procedures, in order to ensure organizational effectiveness, efficiency and timely delivery of accounting processes. The Office Manager is responsible for developing intra-office communication protocols, streamlining administrative procedures, inventory control, office staff supervision and task delegation.

Energetic professional who doesn't mind wearing multiple hats. Experienced in handling a wide range of administrative and executive support related tasks and able to work independently with little or no supervision. Well organized, flexible and enjoy the administrative challenges of supporting an office of diverse people.


  • Proven experience as an Office manager, Front office manager or Administrative assistant
  • Knowledge of office administrator responsibilities, systems and procedures
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office (MS Excel and MS Outlook, in particular)& CRM Systems
  • Hands on experience with office machines (e.g. fax machines and printers)
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work
  • Attention to detail and problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational and planning skills in a fast-paced environment
  • A creative mind with an ability to suggest improvements

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


Organizing Fellow - Galesburg, IL (2/28/18)
JB for Governor campaign is looking for individuals who want to gain valuable organizing experience on a statewide campaign. This is an unpaid fellowship opportunity. Interested individuals can apply online at and gain more information by using this link

We are currently seeking a Part Time Admin/Bookkeeper in the Galesburg area for a non-paid internship, with opportunity to turn into a paid position. Ideal candidate is a college student working towards related discipline. Expected need at this time is 5-10 hours per week, hours are flexible.

Position Description: The Part Time Admin/Bookkeeper is responsible for basic data entry and basic
bookkeeping. Although basic, this person must have a strong attention to detail and excellent
organizational skills. This person must also possess a strong ability to work independently with limited
supervision, after training is completed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Emails: Take action on emails received as needed.
2. Client Database: Enter new clients and maintain existing client information.
3. E-Mail Distribution List: Enter new clients.
4. Filing: Scan documents and file in appropriate business folders on our server.
5. Phone calls: Make calls to clients, vendors, and other contacts as needed.
6. Mailings: Stuff envelopes, create labels, apply appropriate postage & send.
7. Documentation: Create documents or letters as needed.
8. Data Entry: Enter receipts, payments, deposits, and bills into QuickBooks.
9. Invoicing: Process client invoices.
10. Follow pre-written procedures to complete forms in QuickBooks.
11. Other duties as needed to support the company.


  • Intermediate knowledge of desktop operating system (Microsoft Windows)
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Intermediate knowledge of Quickbooks
  • Intermediate knowledge of researching the Internet to locate information
  • Excellent communications/customer relationship skills
  • Excellent organizational skills

Educational Requirements:

  • High School Diploma required

Work Experience Preferred:

  • 1 to 3 years of Windows desktop experience
  • 1 to 3 years Microsoft Office and Outlook
  • 1 to 3 years of QuickBooks
Please send an email to to express your interest in this non-paid internship. Be sure to include your resume and 3 references. Deadline to apply is March 12th, 2018. Training scheduled to begin April 16th, 2018. No phone calls please. MAXTech

Citizens for Rauner is currently seeking qualified applicants for our Spring/Summer paid internship program. Interns will assist with voter persuasion, contact management, and volunteer recruitment and it can be a paid position. All students are encouraged to apply, but the ideal candidate will possess strong communication and organizational skills and an interest in Politics.

Interns will benefit from an expanded political and business network, interaction with leading political figures, and potential promotions.

APPLY TODAY: Field interns with Citizens for Rauner will have the opportunity to be on the grassroots level of the highest profile gubernatorial race in the nation. If you are interested in this unique opportunity, please email your resumé and a statement of interest to Ella McCorkle at

Law Enforcement/Security/Firefighter

The Knox County Sheriff’s Department announces today that they will begin accepting applications for the positions of Patrol Deputy, Correctional Officer, and Court Security Officer.  You can download an application and view all of the requirements at:

Applications are being accepted year-round.  When enough applications have been accepted, a test date will be announced.  Several positions are anticipated to be available.   



Sign Installer - Galesburg, IL (4/25/18)
KeyOutdoor, an outdoor advertising company, is taking applications for a part-time sign intaller position. Must be comfortable with climbing/heights. Applicants must have valid drivers license. Clean driving record and ability to pass a drug screen is a necessity. Starting pay is $14.00/hour.

Call KeyOutdoor, Inc. at 309-343-9884 to schedule an appointment for an application. 

Paint Shop Laborer - Galesburg, IL (4/23/18)
StaffQuick is collecting applications for a paint shop laborer. 

Salary: $12.00 per hour
Required education: High school or equivalent
Job Type: Full-time
Job Type: Full-time

  • Mathematics: 1 year (Required)
  • Mathematics (specifically fractions): 1 year (Required)

Education: High school or equivalent (Required)

For a detailed job description and to apply in person at 1348 N. Henderson St.; Suite 3. 

Director of Youth and Children's Ministries - Aledo, IL (4/17/18)
The Aledo (IL) United Methodist Church, a growing, thriving congregation, seeks to hire a full-time director of youth and children's ministries. 

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple ministry programs. Possess outstanding communication skills; written and verbal as well as the technology skills to implement them in electronic formats. Demonstrate a positive, vibrant, energetic spirit to engage diverse Youth and Children.  Ability to pass a background check.
Education and Experience

  • Exhibits an active, mature and growing faith in Jesus Christ and love for Christ’s church


  • Associate’s and/or Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university 
  • Previous leadership experience in Youth and/or Children’s ministry
  • Proven ability to relate current social issues to sound faith principles and beliefs in a manner intriguing for youth
Submit resume, cover letter and references to Deadline to apply is May 8, 2018

Part-Time Cook - Galesburg, IL (4/16/18)
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. Prepares and serves nourishing and attractive meals and other foods as required to support the menu specific to diet orders and other center events. *Reviews food menus and work orders to determine type and quantities of food to be prepared. *Prepares meals according to planned menus and standardized recipes in a sanitary manner to ensure the utmost in quality with a minimum of waste. *Reviews menus to identify all foods required for therapeutic diets before preparing food. 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.

High school diploma, preferred. Two years as cook in a large scale cooking operation, preferred.

Apply online at Keywords HCR Manorcare; Location Galesburg, IL. 

Custodian - Monmouth, IL (4/16/18)
The Regional Office of Education #33 is seeking to hire a part-time custodian to travel between the Monmouth and Galesburg locations.

We are seeking a responsible person to maintain our facilities. The ideal candidate will be experienced in a custodian role and focused on building upkeep. A keen eye for detail and diligence are imperative.

Qualifications: Good physical condition and strength. High school diploma preferred.

Apply online at Keywords Regional Office of Education; Location Monmouth, IL. 

Products Representative - Kewanee, IL (4/10/18)
State Farm Agent Team Member (Base salary commission). The ideal candidate essentially learns and performs as a professional member of the agent's team and experiences first hand what it takes to be an entrepreneur.  This experience may make you a competitive candidate for a State Farm Agency opportunity of your own some day.

If you have any interest in this you can apply via the link below.  If not, please feel free to mention this opportunity to other people within your circle who may be a fit for this type of opportunity. 

Graduation Assistants - Galesburg, IL (4/10/18)
GradImages® is currently searching for outgoing and attentive people to assist during graduation events in Galesburg, IL.

The main responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting the photographers by guiding the participants during onsite photography of graduation events
  • Distributing and collecting graduate name cards and contact information, tracking graduate names as they’re called during graduation
  • Organizing, setting-up and breaking down event equipment
  • Assistants must be able to stand for the duration of the event’s indoor or outdoor conditions
  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs
  • Assistants should be very comfortable working with and speaking with large groups of rambunctious people in a crowd setting
  • Assistants must present themselves maturely and professionally at all times. Assistants must dress formally (see dress code requirements below)
  • We’re looking for outgoing, efficient people with customer service attitudes
  • Assistants must be able to adhere to a schedule, arrive on time for events and stay for the duration of events.
  • The dress code is very strict. A business suit is desired, however assistants should dress in the following professional attire: Women: dark slacks, a solid neutral colored conservative blouse and coordinating shoes. Men: a solid neutral colored button down shirt with a tie and comfortable, coordinating business shoes. Assistants should maintain a professional personal appearance and give consideration to neatness and cleanliness.

Assistants are paid $50.00 per event worked and a typical event lasts around 3 - 4 hours (+/-). This is a temporary, part-time, event-based job. There may be an opportunity to work multiple events depending on events scheduled in your area.

Apply online at Keywords Graduation Ceremony Events; Location Galesburg, IL. 

Full-Time Assistant Teacher - Galesburg, IL (4/6/18)
Learning Connections seeks to hire a full time assistant teacher. Candidates must have a minimum of a high school diploma or GED, some Early Childhood Education classes are preferred. Candidates must be a team player, dependable, and have a passion for working with children. This position requires individuals to assist the lead teacher in facilitating classroom management and structure.

Apply online at Keywords Learning Connections; Location Galesburg, IL.

Communications Dispatcher - Galesburg, IL (4/6/18)
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 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.

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.

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

Camp Counselor - Galeburg, IL (4/2/18)
The City of Galesburg seeks interested applications to fill part-time camp staff positions in the Parks and Recreation Department. This is an ideal position for educators and individuals in the recreation field seeking outdoor adventures and educational opportunities. This position has a starting pay of $8.25 per hour based on the job classification.

Primary responsibilities include the safety and well-being, general growth and development of campers. This position is also responsible for planning, leading and implementing innovative summer camp programs. Camp staff are responsible for providing a high quality recreational experience for participants. Depending upon availability, may have the opportunity to work for a variety of camp and youth programs.

Minimum Requirements

  • A valid Illinois Driver’s License is preferred.
  • Prefer at least two years of child care experience.
  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Maintain positive interactions with the public, co-workers, supervisors and other entities as required.
  • Comply with all safety rules and regulations.
  • Perform light to moderate physically demanding work in an outdoor environment.
  • Attend in-service training and staff meetings as required.
  • Upon hire, complete a CPR Certification class.

How to Apply

To apply, all applicants must complete and submit an electronic application for employment through the city’s website at:



Target - Galesburg, IL (4/23/18)
Galesburg Target is hiring the following positions:

  • Apparel and accessories team member (2 openings)
  • Sales Floor Team Member (2 openings)
  • Guest Service Team Member - Cashier
  • Electronica 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.

Lowes Positions -  Galesburg, IL (4/23/18)
Lowes is hiring for the following positions:

  • Store Seasonal Employee
  • Delivery Driver
  • Sales Specialist Flooring

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

Hy-Vee Positions - Galesburg, IL (4/23/18)
Hy-Vee seeks applicants for the following part-time positions:

Henderson St.:

  • Wine and Spirits Clerk - Part Time (closes @ noon on 4/28/18)
  • Fuel Station Clerk - Part Time (closes @ noon on 4/28/18)
  • Frozen Clerk - Part Time (closes @ noon on 4/28/18)
  • HBC Clerk - Part Time (closes @ noon on 4/28/18)
  • Courtsey Clerk - Part Time (closes @ noon on 4/28/18)

Apply online at Click on Careers located at bottom of screen.

Team Member - Galesburg, IL (4/16/18)
Tractor Supply Company seeks to hire a team member. For a detailed job description and to apply for the job, visit

Assistant Store Manager - Galesburg, IL (4/10/18)
Want to be a part of something awesome? Be part of a team working in one of the most innovative, exciting retail spaces in the country. JOANN has become more than a place where people buy fabric and crafts; it’s a place where people come together to celebrate making things with their hands, hearts, and minds. Every day, we strive to inspire creativity in ourselves and our customers. Join us in having courage, cleverness and passion as we help people find their happy place.

The Assistant Store Manager is to be the right hand leader to the Store Manager – through them, anything is possible! Together they are responsible for the daily operations, success, customer service and team engagement of the store. Similar to the Store Manager, the Assistant Store Manager individually coaches, develops and inspires the team so everyone is aligned with JOANN’s mission and vision. This Team Member also demonstrates the leadership and potential equivalent to a Store Manager and guides the team with confidence and passion!

Apply online at

Store Associate/Stocker - Galesburg, IL (4/6/18)
BigLots is hiring a store associate/stocker. For a detailed job description and to apply, visit