Local Job Opportunities

The jobs listed below were compiled by staff at the Wood River Public Library. We make no guarantee about positions listed and is not responsible for safety, wages, working conditions, or other aspects of employment. It is the responsibility of each individual job seeker to research the integrity of the organization(s) to which he/she is applying and to verify the specific information pertaining to the job posting. Job seekers should exercise due diligence and use common sense and caution when applying for or accepting any position

As of March 1


Custodian at Wolf Branch School District
Fairview Heights, IL - Wolf Branch School District will be hiring a substitute custodian.
Please email Mrs. Jennifer Poirot at


Servers, Bussers and Cooks at Lotawata Creek  
Apply at:

311 Salem Place,
Fairview Heights
- or-
Send resume to

No Phone Calls Please!


Teachers - Lebanon School District #9
Lebanon CUSD#9 has openings for the 2021-22 school year:

HS Spanish Teacher

HS/JrH English Teacher

Social Worker

Please send cover letter and resume' to Lebanon CUSD #9 - 200 West Schuetz Street, Lebanon, IL  62254 by March 1, 2021


Part-time Bookkeeper - Harting Associates

Established company in Fairview Heights, IL seeks P.T. Bookkeeper experienced with QuickBooks Pro with Payroll.  Some other responsibilities but mainly bookkeeping in flexible, friendly environment.

- Bookkeeping responsibilities include making entries into and reports out of QuickBooks Pro and Payroll.  Includes handling accounts payable and receivable, preparing / filing quarterly payroll taxes, and state unemployment reports, tax deposits online, accepting and recording credit card payments. 

- Tracks invoicing instructions for different customers and follows up on past due invoices.

- Performs administrative duties: filing, tracking data on customers e.g. licenses, versions, emergency contacts, etc.  Skills in Excel and Word needed

- Assist COO in various tasks in communicating with customers through emails, phone calls, and/or MailChimp.


Warehouse Order - Burkland Distributors
Fairview Heights, IL 

RATE OF PAY: $13 - $16 will full benefits


  • Afternoon/Evening Order Build Shift: Sunday-Thursday

  • Order Build Early Afternoons begin 12:30 – 2:00 pm

Also recruiting individuals with freezer warehouse experience: $16+/hour


Give us a call at (618) 444-2219 or email your resume to our Branch Manager at randy@burklund.com


Baseball Coach, Janitor, Bus Drivers - Lebanon School District #9

Lebanon CUSD#9 has openings for the 2021-22 school year:
HS Head Baseball Coach
HS Asst Baseball Coach
Evening Janitor - Full Time
Bus Drivers or subs
Send resumes to Superintendent Patrick Keeney, pkeeney@lcusd9.org 200 West Schuetz Street - Lebanon, IL 62254 618-537-4611


Police Officers - Venice, IL 

For the purpose of establishing an eligibility test. Application open period from 1/26/21 9am through 3/12/21 at 5pm at Venice City Hall. All applicants are required to have their application completed and turned into the Venice Police Department. Mandatory orientation: applicants will be notified. Orientation will be held at Venice City Hall, 2nd floor.
AGE REQUIREMENTS: All applicants are required to be between the ages 21-35.

Applicants can be waived under the Act if he or she can demonstrate or establishes previous employment as a full-time Police Officer (65 ILCS 5/10-2. 106 and 14).

Age requirement is waived if the applicant was recently discharged from Military Services, or was discharged within the last ten (10 years).

STARTNG SALARY is $16.31 per hour/Probationary Police Officer.

Lateral option for candidates with the following:

1) Certified Police Officer (completed an approved police training academy and passed the state certification test).

2) 2 years experience working as a police officer.


RN's and LPN's - Alhambra Care Center 

Alhambra Rehab and Healthcare is looking for dedicated compassionate nurses to come join our team. Now offering a $5000 Sign-on bonus, full benefits after 90 days, flexible schedule, 12 HR shifts, day and night positions available. We offer competitive wages. 

Apply online at wlcfirm.com or call 618-488-3565. 


Bus Driver - ACT 

Driver positions start at $17.50 an hour and are part-time. Full time status is obtain through seniority. Applicants must be positive, reliable individuals with solid work experience and a clean driving record. Applicants must also pass USDOT physical and drug test.

Training provided to obtain IL CDL B license with air brakes and passenger endorsements.

To Apply

Email your resume to employment@actrunabout.org or complete an application in person at ACT’s Main Office, (One Transit Way, Granite City, IL 62040).

Probationary Firefighter/EMT - City of Wood River

Requirements to Test for Eligibility List

Applicants must be 21 years of age at the time of application and under 35 years of age, unless otherwise allowed by Illinois Revised Statute.

Applicants must be a permanent, legal resident of the United States.

Applicants must possess a high school diploma or equivalent.

Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license.

Applicants must have no felony convictions.

Applicants must have the ability to meet job related physical requirements.

Application packets may be downloaded at www.woodriver.org or picked up at the Wood River City Clerk’s Office beginning February 22nd, 2021, between the hours of 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday.

City Clerk’s Office is located at 111 N. Wood River Ave. Wood River, IL 62095

As of January 4


Warehouse Material Handler

Warehouse Material Handler

Temporary Position For Warehouse Function

Immediately, Pay $14-$18 Per Hour,

Plus Overtime. Must Be Able To Pass

Drug Test & Background Check.

Please Send Resume To:

C&C Construction

PO Box 87297

South Roxana, IL 62087 or Email To: hr@jarrettindustries.net


Brand Associate at Old Navy 

Part-time in Edwardsville, IL

Apply oldnavy.com


Global Process Analyst at World Wide Technology in Edwardsville, IL

Job Summary

  • Provides a shared understanding between the business and IT of solution options given both technical and business process constraints, recommending optimal path, and allowing team to move forward with clarity and focus.

  • Integral part of the process improvement team within the Quality organization, supporting all areas of the business

  • The role primarily supports all supply chain organization business processes

  • Enhances communication between IT and business, uncovers and reduces project risk, improves solution quality, and increasing likelihood of outcomes needed.

  • This is an analyst role focused on process improvement

  • The role will have no direct reports

  • Person needs ability to work in fast-paced collaborative environment, working on multiple initiatives at once. Needs ability to make decisions and adjust work as priorities change. Able to quickly learn applications that you may not have much experience with.

Apply at: https://www.wwt.com/about/careers  


Seasonal Custodian at Geodis in Edwardsville, IL


 The Custodian is responsible for maintaining internal and external facility conditions as set forth by company standards and procedures.

 Job Duties:  -

  •  Sweeps, mops, scrubs, and vacuums hallways, stairs and office space

  • Empties trash and garbage containers

  • Identifies needed repairs such as roof leaks and damaged dock shelters

  • Replaces air conditioner filters

  • Notifies management concerning need for major repairs or additions to lighting, heating and ventilating equipment

  •  Maintains pest control devices and sprays pesticides, rodenticides and herbicides

  • Cleans offices, rest rooms and break room

  • Mows lawn and trims shrubbery

  • Operates tow motor to move hopper if needed

  • Checks pump houses

  • Paints fire lanes

  • Inspects fire extinguishers

  • Maintains walkways and sidewalks

  • Other duties as required or assigned

  • For food accounts, incumbent is responsible to report food safety problems to personnel with authority to initiate action.

  • Requirements

  • Minimum 3 months of related experience

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manual

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form

Apply at: https://geodis.com/us/work-at-geodis



Daytime Cleaner at Plant Fitness in Edwardsville, IL

Job Summary

The Day Time Custodian will be responsible for the overall cleanliness of all areas of the facility to ensure a positive member experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Thoroughly clean and sanitize restrooms, locker room areas, fitness equipment and gym floor.

  • Stock locker rooms with proper supplies/paper products.

  • Report any broken or missing amenities or equipment (Toilets, faucets, showers, hair dryers, gym equipment etc.) to the Club Manager.

  • Follow “Lost and Found Policy” and turn in lost member property to the Club Manager/Assistant Club Manager immediately.


  • Custodial experience is preferred.

  • Punctuality and reliability is a must.

  • Ability to work third shift is a must.

  • Honesty and exceptional work ethic.

  • Ability to solve problems independently.

  • Demonstrate diplomacy in all interactions while using appropriate behavior and language.

  • High School diploma/GED equivalent required.

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.

  • CPR/AED Required 

Apply at: https://pfcareers.careerplug.com/jobs   



Assistant Manager at Planet Fitness in Alton, IL


The Assistant Manager will be responsible for creating a positive member experience by providing a superior level of customer service to Planet Fitness members, prospective members and guests.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Greet members, prospective members and guests, providing exceptional customer service.

  • Handle all front desk related activities including:

    • Answer phones in a friendly manner and assist callers with a variety of questions.

    • Check members into the system.

    • New member sign-up.

    • Take prospective members on tours.

  • Facilitate needed updates to member’s accounts.

  • Respond to member questions and concerns in a timely and professional manner.

  • Assist in maintaining the neatness and cleanliness of the club.

  • Delegation of tasks throughout the workday.

  • Ensuring the facility is properly staffed at all times.

  • Assisting the manager on daily operations.


  • Customer service background preferred.

  • Basic computer proficiency.

  • A passion for fitness and health.

  • Upbeat and positive attitude!

  • Punctuality and reliability is a must.

  • Exceptional customer service skills; able to interact in a positive and professional way with members and co-workers, exceeding the member’s expectations.

  • Strong listener with the ability to empathize and problem solve.

  • Demonstrate diplomacy in all interactions while using appropriate behavior and language.

  • High School diploma/GED equivalent required.

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.

Apply at: https://pf-midwest.careerplug.com/jobs 



Teacher and Assistants at The Goddard School in Edwardsville

Full-time and Part-time


Daily Responsibilities

As a Goddard Lead Teacher, arriving at Goddard each day fully prepared and excited to teach is important. Supporting Goddard's program and policies as well as state licensing policies is required. Teacher tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Writing developmentally appropriate lesson plans that are individualized to meet the needs of the children in your classroom

  • Creating a classroom that is fun and supports play, exploration and learning

  • Presenting expectations that are appropriate to the child's age and developmental level.

  • Planning and implementing activities that develop self-esteem and social skills.

  • Establishing and maintaining a safe, healthy, and nurturing learning environment

  • Advancing students physical and intellectual competence

  • Supporting social and emotional development and providing both positive guidance and reinforcement

  • Establishing positive and productive relationships with families

  • Ensuring a well-run, purposeful program responsive to participant needs based on Goddard's standards of learning through play

  • Maintaining a commitment of professionalism with students, families, peers and management


Apply at: https://www.goddardschool.com/


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