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ATTENTION DCEDC Members. Is your company/institution looking for talent?  If you have employment opportunities, please fill out the recruitment form and share flyers with us. The form can be found on our Job Recruitment page, or you can click here to be directed to the form.  DCEDC proudly supports our businesses and workforce development

Are you a strategy-forward marketing expert? Opportunity Unbound is searching for a County Marketing Manager to join our team! The County Marketing Manager will be responsible for effectively telling the story of DeKalb County through relationships with the community and the strategic and tactical marketing plan that includes but is not limited to the following: public relations, advertising, digital, and social media, event planning, and content creation. The CMM’s purpose is to keep the group on track and remain the steward of the opportunity unbound overall vision and marketing strategy.

Application link for the County Marketing Manager

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Transdev is now hiring!

Join Our Team at: or contact 815-764-3585 for more information! We’re hiring for Drivers (Fixed Route and Paratransit) DRIVER STARTING WAGE $15.20 to $17.25 per hour, Mechanics, and Utility Workers


Our drivers are courteous and care about people. Transdev drivers at our Dekalb location will operate a transit vehicle to transport passengers safely in all weather conditions and in accordance with Company policy and local, county, state, and federal laws. We require that you be at least21 years of age with a good driving record.*For safety sensitive positions Transdev is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

Executive Director | Sandwich Chamber of Commerce – Sandwich, IL – Apply here! 

The Executive Director oversees all operations, functions, and activities. You will be the face of the organization, responsible for giving the proper strategic direction and implementing a high-quality vision. An excellent executive director is an influential manager with the ability to lead and motivate. A key aspect of this position is building relationships with members, the community, and local government. The goal is to manage and lead the organization towards the realization of its mission. Job Type: Part-time Pay: $27,500.00 – $30,000.00 per year


  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability


  • Senior Management Occupations: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Marketing: 1 year (Preferred)

Local Showcase & Job Fair | Friday, May 20th |DeKalb Sports & Recreation Center | 4 -7PM | Early Bird Registration Ends Friday, April 8th!

Mark your calendars for the 2022 Local Showcase at the DeKalb Sports & Recreation Center! Meet businesses and organizations from the community, enter raffles, take home giveaways, and meet local businesses hiring for full, part-time, and seasonal positions. More details coming soon!

Early Bird Registration deadline Friday, April 8th. Register online by clicking the link!



The city of DeKalb is Hiring

Community Service Officer – Part Time
-Seasonal Public Works Maintenance (Summer)
                                                                          -Part Time Airport Line Service

Apply today at:


Collaborate with Innovative 3Mers Around the World – Apply at Apply here! Search for positions in DeKalb, IL

Choosing where to start and grow your career has a major impact on your professional and personal life, so it’s equally important you know that the company that you choose to work at, and its leaders, will support and guide you. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies and products, 3M is a place where you can collaborate with 93,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.

3M DeKalb is the largest US distribution center in the company. The global size of the company allows an employee to decide where they want to go and what they want to do. 3M is in almost every industry in the world. Starting your career at 3M DeKalb is a great first step to working in a dynamic company.

Job Title
Warehouse Operator
Number of Recruiting Candidates
Job Description
As a Full Time Warehouse Operator, you will have the opportunity to tap into your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most innovative and diverse people around the world. Here, you will make an impact by:

Operating Power Industrial Vehicles (PIV)
Picking and packing orders
Loading and unloading stock
Moving stock around by hand or by using lifting gear or PIV
Checking for damaged or missing items

Job Requirements/Qualifications
To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M is looking for candidates who must have the following qualifications:

High School Diploma/GED or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from accredited institution.
Weekend work, working overtime and holidays as needed.
Working extended hours
Working a 2nd or 3rd shift, depending on shift availability
Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:

Minimum one (1) year of experience in a warehouse operations role in a private, public, government of military environment
Demonstrated attention to detail
Strong written & verbal communication skills
Basic computer skills

2nd shift = $19.36/hr
3rd shift = $20.36/hr
Benefits packages available for full-time and part-time employment.
Other Information about the Job
We have a variety of full- and part-time shifts available.
Way of Application
Apply at Search for positions in DeKalb, IL
Application Deadline
Posting Date


IL Dept. of Commerce & Economic Opportunity – Office of Employment and Training / Illinois workNet is launching a new, online website platform created to attract and remotely connect employers seeking qualified applicants with job seekers looking for long-term employment.

Where is this located?  The Illinois workNet® platform is a proven technology that connects workforce and economic allies with seamless and real-time access to workforce development resources aimed at individuals, employers, and workforce/education partners throughout the state to innovate, collaborate, expand and grow.

Who is this for?

Employers looking for a free and easy way to advertise and connect remotely with qualified job applicants and schedule a personalized web-based presentation/job fair event to connect and fill job openings. Job seekers are looking for a free and easy way to learn, interact directly with employer human resource coordinators, and apply for jobs available right now.

Please Click Here for more information


DeKalb Community Unit School District #428 is Hiring

Copy of DeKalb School District #428 Job Openings

As of October 2021


Link to position opportunities


DeKalb Community Unit School District #428 is hiring 30 Paraprofessional Instructional Assistants.

Position Title: Instructional Assistant – Teaching Assistant

Calendar: 179 Days in Accordance with the DFSA CBA & Academic Calendar

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Affiliation: DFSA

Wage: Starting at $14.50/hr.  Full-Time positions are benefits-eligible.

1. A valid State Paraprofessional License;
2. Multi-language fluency preferred (ie. Spanish fluency; additional language skills preferred or needed per school) as desired at the time of initial employment;
3. Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) Training

Application Deadline: 08-08-2021

Apply Online



Forge Resources Group is a leader in closed-die, near-net metal forgings and fabricated assemblies serving diverse industries including aerospace, mining/drilling, railroad, shipbuilding, off-road/ag, and other heavy equipment manufacturers.


Production Machine Operator (2 positions)


Typical Duties:

Loading, Unloading Ganesh and Laser
Run Shot Blast
Maintain Warehouse – pulling dies from and returning dies to warehouse locations
Machine Cleaning
Cleaning Dies
Dot Peening
Other duties as assigned

Forklift Experience preferred
Experience working with steel preferred
Attention to detail physical Requirements:· Requires walking, standing, climbing, crawling, bending· Requires regular lifting greater than 20 lbs, occasionally greater than 50 lbs force Resources Group is a Drug-Free Workplace. Candidates must pass a pre-employment Drug Screen, physical and detailed background check. The Drug Screen includes screening for all drugs that are illegal under federal law, regardless of state or local ordinances.

Contact Megan Gates:  815-748-8629 or


Safe Passage is Hiring

Learn More and Register



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SUTER FLEXWORK PROGRAM – Flexible work should work for you, that’s how the Suter FlexWork program works.  As a part-time employee, you choose your days, you choose your shifts through our app, and you get paid weekly.

Shift Options:

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.    (1st Shift)
12:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.    (1st Shift)
5:45 p.m. – 10:45 p.m.    (2nd Shift)
11:15 p.m. – 4:15 a.m.    (2nd Shift)


Opportunity House is Hiring!

Current Positions Available:
All positions require Direct Support Professional (DSP) training, which is offered on-site and is paid.

Direct Support Professional Positions:

  • (S4b) Sat 3p-10p, sleep from 10p-6a, Sun 6a-3p, every other weekend, 24 hours/pay period
  • ​(M4a) Sat 3p-10p, sleep from 10p-6a, Sun 6a-3p, every other weekend, 24 hours/pay period
  • (B4a) Sat 4p-10p, sleep from 10p-6a, Sun 6a-4p, every other weekend, 24 hours/pay period
  • (B4a) Sat 4p-10p, sleep from 10p-6a, Sun 6a-4p, every other weekend, 24 hours/pay period
  • ​​(MW4a) Sat 8a to Sun 8p, sleepover, every other weekend, 14 hours/week
  • ​​(RR4a) Sat 10a, sleep over, until Sun at 6p, every other weekend, 12 hours/week
  • ​(DR4a) Sat 8a to Sun 7:30p, sleepover, every other weekend 15/13.5 hours/week
  • ​​(C4) “A Week”: Mon, Sat 8a-4p, T 4p-8p; “B Week”: Sun, Fri 8a- 4p, Th 4p-8p, 19 hours/week
  • ​​(C5) “A Week”: Mon – Thurs & Sat 3p – 11p; “B Week”: Sun, Mon, Wed – Fri 3p – 11p, 37.5 hours/week
  • ​(C9) “A Week”: Su, W, Th, F, Sa 11p – 8a; “B Week”: M, T, W 11p – 8a, 35 hours/week
  • ​​(CLF3) Sun 7:30a – 1:30p, Sat 11a – 8:30p, 15 hours/week
  • ​​(CLF2) Sun 11:30a – 8:30p, Mon & Tues 3p – 11:30p, Wed 2p-10p, Sat 7:30a – 1:30p, 40 hours/week
  • ​(CLF6) Sun 3:30p – 11:30p, Wed, Thurs, Fri 11p – 8:30a, 35 hours/week
  • ​(DT) Mon – Fri 7:30a – 3:30p, 37.5 hours/week

Recreation Assistant:

Part-time, mostly nights and weekends, 20 hours/week


To apply for a job at Opportunity House:

  1. Click the link below and fill out the employment application. This form does not work on cell phones, so it is recommended to use a computer.
  2. Save the completed application to your computer.
  3. Email the application to
  4. If you do not have access to a computer, stop by our main building to fill out a paper form. 357 N. California St., Sycamore, IL 60178.
An Equal Opportunity Employer That Offers A Drug-Free Workspace “It is our policy to comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination in employment based on race, age, color, sex, religion, national origin, or other protected classes, in all our employment practices, and to hire only U.S. Citizens or aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States.”


Diesel Mechanic Position

We are currently looking for an experienced medium/heavy-duty diesel truck technician in our DeKalb location.  The candidate must have experience as a Medium to Heavy Duty Diesel Mechanic, with 3+ years of experience.

Go to to download the application.”


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DeKalb Workforce Development Office

Kishwaukee College
DeKalb Workforce Development Office


650 N. Peace Road, Suite B

DeKalb, Illinois 60115

Direct: 815-901-0177 Ext. 250

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Important information from Manpower-Sycamore

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