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.


Accounts Payable/Payroll Clerk - Galesburg, IL (10/14/19)
Galesburg Cottage Hospital is hiring a payroll clerk. 


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Tuition reimbursement

Apply online at

Admin & Clerical

Receptionist/Office Assistant - Galva, IL (10/14/19)
Stevens Veterinary Clinic is hiring a receptionist/office assistant. Responsibilities would include client communication, inventory management and some patient care. Good computer skills is essential! This job is physical so you need to be able to be on your feet for 9 hours a day and easily lift 40 pounds. This is a full-time job with an average of 40-45 hours per week with an average of one weekend a month.

Apply online at Keywords "Stevens Veterinary"; Location Galva, IL.

Receptionist - Galesburg, IL (10/2/19)
H&R Block is seeking customer-centric seasonal Receptionists who can work in multiple locations with a flexible schedule during the tax season from January to April.

As a receptionist in an H&R Block office, you'll be an integral part of showcasing our passion and pride and delivering on our purpose: To provide help and inspire confidence in our clients and communities everywhere.

Apply online at


Livestock Farm Work - Galesburg, IL (10/17/18)
Part time help wanted for a livestock farm. Drivers license and reliable transportation required. Call 309-335-7231 for more information. 

Fall harvest help -
Galesburg, IL (10/17/19)
Grain and livestock farm help needed. CDL preferred. Call 309-368-0981.


School Bus Driver - Galesburg, IL (10/2/19)
First Student is hiring part time school bus drivers. $15/ HR with no experience necessary. 

Requirements of a School Bus Driver:

  • Good verbal communication skills
  • At least 21 years old
  • Valid driver’s license for at least 3 years
  • Be subject to a background check, drug screen & physical

Apply online at


Carl Sandburg College Positions - Galesburg, IL (10/7/19)
Carl Sandburg College accepts applications for the following positions:

  • Administrative Computing Information Specialist
    Full-Time - $24,720.00 - $25,700.00 Annually 
  • Computing Infrastructure Specialist
    Full-Time - $24,720.00 - $25,700.00 Annually


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Health Care

Aperion Care Positions - Galesburg, IL (10/14/19)
Aperion Care is hiring for the following positions:


  • C.N.A.
  • Dietary Aide

Galesburg North:

  • Activity Aide
  • C.N.A.
  • Dietary Aide
  • Housekeeping/Laundry Aide
  • LPN
  • RN

For detailed job descriptions and to apply, visit

EMS Positions - Coal Valley, IL (10/8/19)
Kurtz Ambulance and EMS Services seeks to hire the following EMS positions: 

Apply online at

Home Care - Galesburg, IL (9/25/19)
Caring and kind individuals needed to take care of 63 year old man in his home. Reliable, punctional and able to pass a back ground check. Must have own transportation. Hours: 8 hour shift, 8a-4p, 4p-12a, 12a-8a. 4 days on 2 days off rotation.  Holidays and weekend work neccessary.

Experience with trach tube, tube feeding, Hoyer lift and Broda chair a plus, but will train.Pay will be thru Dohrs or private pay.

If interested please contact:
Debby Barker 309-351-9023
Donna Tripp 309-351-0233
Tina Oyler 309-351-0683

Human Services

Residential Assistant/Specialist - Monmouth, IL (10/17/19)
Warren Achievement is hiring a residential assistant/specialist. Full Time, Benefits, generally 2nd shift position, some weekends included. Will provide guidance and supervision to individuals with developmental disabilities in a group home setting. Duties include preparing meals, household chores, and encouraging residents to reach their potential!

Position requires a valid driver’s license and high school diploma or equivalent. Must be able to pass TABE (Test of Adult Basic Education). Apply on-line at or get an application at 1220 E. 2nd Ave., Monmouth, IL 61462. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.

Information Technology

IT Person - Galesburg, IL (10/2/19)
RFMS is seeking applicants for a full-time IT person.

Helpful skills sets:

  • A+ Skills
  • Windows Server 2012/2016
  • Cisco CCNA/CCNP
  • Networking (switching/wireless/routing)
  • Helpdesk
RFMS is a management company that manages long term care facilities – The Kensington, Seminary Manor, group home for developmentally disabled adults are just some examples of the facilities we support.  Job hours would be 8:30a until 5P (Monday thru Friday) with a 30 min lunch. Some travel may be necessary as well as after-hour support. 

Interested applicants should sent their resume to

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State Farm Positions - Galesburg, IL (10/7/19)
Justin Cook, State Farm Agent, has the following positions listed:

  • Intern
  • Account Manager
  • Insurance Account Representative
For detailed job descriptions and to apply online, visit Keywords "Justin Cook"; Location Galesburg, IL.

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2020 Summer Interns Needed
We provide farmers prescription recommendations for planting and managing their fields. We
follow-up those recommendations with season-long infield ground truthing via our scouting

We conduct on-farm spatial research. We enhance a company’s understanding of new or
existing products by determining how and where they will reach their highest performance

We are seeking field/lab-based interns for the 2020 season. Internships are full-time with the
potential for over-time hours. Interns will be focused on one or both of the following: 1) On-farm
scouting to assess crop conditions and identify potential problems; and/or 2) Contract research
efforts of spatial nature to collect/record in-field data. All interns will gain experience in general
Agronomy, GIS, Plant Pathology, Entomology, Weed Science and data collection and


Agriculture or Science degree track preferred.

  • Willingness and ability to work under on-farm conditions.
  • Understanding of current farming practices is of benefit.
  • GIS experience a plus.
  • Must be task/project driven and able to work independently.
  • Excellent oral communication skills.
  • Microsoft Office proficient.
  • Safety oriented.

There is the potential for part-time as early as April and as late as September. The primary
period is May through August. Depending on class schedule could extend into September.
Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive hourly pay commensurate with experience.
  • Travel and mileage reimbursement.

Application Process: To apply for one of our 2020 Summer Internships please submit a recent
copy or your resume as well as a brief (one page) letter of intent that outlines your specific
experiences and professional goals that would translate to our needs.

Submit your materials online via either of our websites. Or you can submit you resume to
us via Handshake. ;

If posting your resume to our website, please see bottom left of the homepage for the
green “Intern” button. Click and submit. 


County Market Positions - Monmouth, IL (10/17/19)
County Market is hiring for the following positions:

  • Produce clerk
  • Frozen manager
  • Customer service associate
  • Floral clerk
  • Meat wrapper
  • Office associate
  • Cashier

Apply online at

Member Services Representative - Galesburg, IL (10/17/19)
Planet Fitness is hiring a member services representative. The Member Services Representative will be responsible for creating a positive member experience by providing a superior level of customer service to Planet Fitness members, prospective members and guests.

Apply online at

Seasonal Driver Helpers - Galesburg, IL (10/17/19)
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.

Apply online at

Team Member - Galesburg, IL (10/17/19)
Follett is hiring a team member for their Knox College bookstore location. This position greets customers, assists customers with inquiries, both in the store and on the phone. Operates the cash register and is responsible for processing all facets of customer transactions in accordance with established processes and policies, with a focus on safe money handling procedures and secure transaction practices. Shelves product and partners to ensure product is signed and displayed properly.

For a detailed job description and to apply, visit

Merchandise Handler - Galesburg, IL (10/14/19)
Slumberland is hiring a merchandise handler. This position is responsible for performing duties associated with merchandise movement: storing, moving, and distributing product.

Apply online at

Waterworks Team Member - Galesburg, IL (10/8/19)
Waterworks is hiring a team member. Apply in person at 35 N. Linwood Rd., Galesburg.

Newspaper Carrier - Galesburg, IL (10/8/19)
Work a few hours early morning delivering Peoria Journal Star Newspaper.

Job Type: Contract
Salary: $500.00 to $1,000.00 /month
Experience: relevant: 1 year (Preferred)

Apply online at Keywords "Newspaper Carrier"; Location Galesburg, IL.

AutoZone Positions -  Galesburg, IL (10/8/19)
AutoZone is hiring for the following positions:

  • Part-time delivery driver
  • Full-time delivery driver
  • Part-time retail sales associate

Apply online at

G&M Distributors Positions - Galesburg, IL (10/2/19)
G&M Distributors is hiring for the following positions:

  • Delivery Driver
  • Driver (4 days a week)
  • Sales Representative
  • Swing Delivery Driver
  • Warehouse Team Member

For detailed job descriptions and to apply, visit

Transportation Dispatcher - Galesburg, IL (10/2/19)
Bertis Carlson Trucking is hiring a transportation dispatcher. Bertis Carlson Trucking is a family owned and operated flatbed trucking company located in Galesburg, IL for over 40 years. We are currently seeking a replacement dispatcher in our operations team.

Candidate is responsible for assigning and booking freight on a daily basis. Candidate will interact closely with drivers to ensure on time pickup and delivery of all loads. General customer service skills needed to work with both customers and drivers.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Geographical knowledge of the United States and ability to read maps
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Strong organizational skills including planning, time management, and scheduling
  • Ability to make basic mathematical computations
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize workload while remaining calm and focused in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work proficiently with strong attention to detail
  • Highly motivated positive attitude
  • Experience in transportation/logistics industry preferred but not required

To get the application process started, please send resume via email to or apply online at Keywords Bertis Carlson; Location Galesburg, IL.  

Illinois JusticeCorps. - United States 
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

Restaurant/Food Service

McAlister's Deli Positions - Galesburg, IL (10/2/19)
McAlister's Deli, coming soon to Galesburg, is hiring! Starting at $10/hour, hiring for all positions and shifts. Fun, fast-paced environment, opportunity for immediate growth and flexible hours. Must be 17 years or older with a friendly ready-to-serve attitude.

Contact info:
Text: 309-270-8275
or look them up on

Consolidated Management Company Positions- Galesburg, IL (10/2/19)
Consolidated Management Company is hiring for the following positions for their location within the Knox County Jail:

  • Food Service Worker
  • Food Service Director

For detailed job descriptions and to apply, visit

Food Service Worker - Galesburg, IL (10/2/19)
OSF Healthcare is hiring a food service worker. Food Services Worker will serve customers on the food line, wash dishes using the dish machine and a three compartment sink, prepare hot and cold food items, operate the cash register, stock nourishments, and assist with cleaning of the department. Duties will also include, answering the department phone, taking patients’ food orders, set up patient trays, and deliver meal trays to patients’ room.

To apply, visit

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Shoe Carnival Positions - Galesburg, IL (10/17/19)
Shoe Carnival is hiring for the following positions:

  • Sales Associate
  • Assistant Store Manager
  • Store Manager
  • Floor Supervisor
  • Temporary Associate

Apply online at

Hy-Vee Positions - Galesburg, IL (10/17/19)
Hy-Vee is hiring for the following positions:

Henderson St:

  • Certified Pharmacy Tech, part time closes (10/21/19 @ 12 noon)
  • Hickory House Clerk, part time, closes (10/22/19 @ 12 noon)
  • Courtsey Clerk, part time closes (10/22/19 @ 12 noon)
  • Stocker, part time closes (10/22/19 @ 12 noon)
  • Night Stocker, part time closes (10/22/19 @ 12 noon)
  • Bakery Clerk, part time closes (10/22/19 @ 12 noon)
  • Delicatessen Clerk, part time closes (10/22/19 @ 12 noon)
  • Sushi Clerk, part time closes (10/22/19 @ 12 noon)
  • Pricing Data Specialist, part time closes (10/22/19 @ 12 noon)
  • Floral Clerk, part time closes (10/22/19 @ 12 noon)

Main St:

  • Assistant Manager, part time closes (10/18/19 @ 12 noon)
  • Meat Clerk, part time closes (10/18/19 @ 12 noon)
  • Donut Fryer/Artist, part time closes (10/22/19 @ 12 noon)
  • Bakery Clerk, part time closes (10/22/19 @ 12 noon)
Apply online at

Lowes Positions - Galesburg, IL (10/17/19)
Lowes is hiring for the following positions:

  • Customer service associate II, mill work
  • Sales specialist flooring
  • Receiver/stocker I
  • Customer service associate II, electrical & lighting
  • Receiving clerk
  • Delivery coordinator
  • Customer service associate II, tool world
  • Customer service associate II, hardware
  • Customer service associate II, inside lawn & garden
  • Customer service associate II, delivery
  • Delivery driver

Apply online at or in person at the Galesburg location.

Full-Time Store Associate - Galesburg, IL (10/14/19)
Aldi is hiring a part-time store associate. 

Average Hours: 32-40 hours/week
Starting Wage: $12.00/hour plus a pay increase within the first year of employment

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Prior work experience in a retail environment preferred.
  • A combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge.

Apply online at

Store Counter Sales - Galesburg, IL (10/8/19)
O'Reilly Auto Parts is hiring a store counter sales person. 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.

Apply online at


Retail Sales Representative - Galesburg, IL (10/2/19)
Verizone Wireless is hiring a retail sales representative. As a Verizon Retail Sales Representative, or what we like to call a Solution Specialist, you'll help our customers understand and love the products we sell. Utilizing your unique talents, passion for technology, and excellent customer service skills, you'll be part of a retail store team committed to creating the ultimate in-store experience, turning our customers into loyal Verizon fans.

Apply online at

Rue 21 Positions - Galesburg, IL (10/2/19)
Rue 21 is hiring for the following positions:

  • Seasonal sales
  • Part time sales
  • Full time assistant manager

Apply online at

Burger King Positions - Galesburg and Monmouth, IL (10/2/19)
Burger King is hiring for the following positions:

  • Hourly Managers (Galesburg)
  • Team Members (Monmouth)

Apply online at

Harbor Freight Tools Positions - Galesburg, IL (10/2/19)
Harbor Freight Tools is hiring for the following positions:

  • Retail Stocking Supervisor
  • Associate Logistics

For detailed job descriptions and to apply, visit

Sales & Marketing

Sales Representative - Galesburg, IL (10/2/19)
Birkeys Farm Store is hiring a sales representative. The Sales Representative presents the company to its customers for the purpose of selling Agricultural equipment and company services. The Sales Representative maintains profit goals of the company while providing valuable customer service and satisfaction to all customers.

Apply online at

Seasonal Associate - Galesburg, IL (10/2/19)
PetSmart is hiring seasonal associates. Apply online at