Employment Opportunities

(Updated 5-7-2021)


Buffalo Wild Wings (Servers/Cashiers/Cooks) Peru

Rural King (Stocker/Cashier) Peru

Pizza Hut (Delivery Driver) Peru

Home Depot (Cashier) Peru

McDonalds (Crew) Peru

Starved Rock Lodge (Concessions/Busser/Host/Evening Housekeeper) Utica

Target (Cashier/Front of Store Attendant/Cart Attendant) Peru

KFC (Team Member) LaSalle

Burger King (Team Member) Peru

Wendys (Crew Member) Peru

Jimmy John’s (In-Store/Delivery Driver) Peru, Utica

Big Lots (Store Associate/Stocker) Peru

Liberty Village of Peru (Activity Aide) Peru

Dunham's Sports (Cashier) Peru

Chipotle (Crew Member) Peru

Applebee’s (Host/Hostess/Carside/Take Out) Peru

Bath & Body Works Peru Mall (Sales Associate) Peru

Culver’s (Crew Member/Kitchen Team Member) Peru

Starbucks (Barista) Peru Store #10558

Goodwill (Retail Clerk) Peru

Dollar Tree (Sales Floor Associate) Peru

Obee’s Sub Shoppe (Delivery Driver/Store/ Associate) LaSalle

Mickey’s Massive Burrito (Front of House/Delivery Driver/Dishwasher) LaSalle

Steak n Shake (Drive Thru Operator/Cashier) Peru

Speedway (Store Crew) Oglesby

GameStop (Retail Staff) Peru

Heritage Health (Dietary Aide) Peru

Famous Footwear (Part-Time Sales Associate) Peru

Caseys (Store Team Member) LaSalle


James Hardie is now hiring machine operators and forklift operators.  Starting pay is $17.25/hr.  Job training and advancement opportunities.  All applications must be submitted online: https://jameshardie.jobs2web.com/


LSC Environnmental Products in Lostant is hiring. For more information, email Karen Welch at kwelch@lscenr.com. Information is also posted on the bulletin board next to the Counseling Office.


Test, Inc. located in Peru is seeking a full-time Administrative Assistant. Send a resume to tmccauley@testinc.com or complete an application on our website.


Peru Pizza House is looking for help, mainly evenings from 4:00 to 8:00. Contact Dan at 223-7408 or stop in. Pay is $11.00 per hour.


Marshalls in the Peru Mall is hiring part-time merchandise associates Must be available nights and weekends. Contact Michelle or Katie at 815-223-3986.


KFC/Taco Bell in Oglesby is hiring crew members – day and night shift; Call Joy or Denise at 883-3223 for more information.


Performance Detailing in LaSalle is looking for summer, full-time or part-time people to assist in detailing vehicles. Pay is $12.00 per hour. Apply in person at 2650 St. Vincent Avenue in LaSalle. 


Streator Baptist Camp is hiring lifeguards for the summer; it’s part-time normally between 1 PM and 6 PM. For more information call or text 815-992-5947; email is: jacobkimbrough@ibsa.org.


There are more than 60 Navy career fields in leading-edge areas. There is something out there for everyone from nuclear engineering, IT, cryptology, medicine, public relations, law, or logistics to name a few. Along with a myriad of career options, the Navy offers numerous paths to earning a college degree. The educational and career opportunities are endless!

Four year fully paid – United States Naval Academy Appointment; Navy Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) Scholarship;


Other – Navy college programs, post-graduate opportunities, and G.I. Bill benefits; these can be used by our Sailors or passed on to their children to pay for college. Click here for all the career fields they offer. https://www.lphs.net/cms/lib/IL01904775/Centricity/Domain/4/Careers for Department of the Navy.pptx  


HCC in Mendota has some positions available for assemblers or welders. Go to Monster.com for more information.


Joint Apprenticeship & Training Committee of Ironworkers Local 444 opened up their application process for their apprenticeship. Interested students can visit their website at www.ironworkers444.com. Applicants will need to upload their high school diploma or GED, high school transcript, a valid driver’s license, birth certificate, proof of residency in the Local 444 jurisdiction (utility bill, etc.) and aptitude test at the time of application. Females and minorities are encouraged to apply.


Arby’s in Peru (1530 May Road) :

  • Looking for cashiers (must be at least 16 years old)
  • Looking for kitchen help (must be at least 18 years old)
  • Apply at snagajob.com, ask for an application at the store, or call 815-223-5735 and ask for Melisa


Olive Garden is looking for servers and line cooks. Must be 18 years of age. You may apply in person.


Walmart Distribution Center in Spring Valley is looking for shoppers and packers (seasonal work)

  • Must be 18 years old
  • Dates of availability: October 17 – December 10
  • 1st & 2nd shifts week days
  • 1st & 2nd shift weekends
  • $17.60 - $19.70/hour
  • Call 815-306-0250


Walt’s Kitchen & Catering in LaSalle is looking for part-time help.

  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Hours are from 4:00 to 9:00 p.m.
  • Looking for waitresses - will train
  • Call RJ at 200-5328


Ace Hardware Corporation is currently hiring.

  • Part-time 2 pm to 6 pm 3-5 days/week
  • Flexible with school schedules
  • Sundays are required but with Fridays and Saturdays off
  • Chance to return every year
  • $14.25 per hour, plus incentive
  • Must be 18 years old
  • Any questions, call or email Jaimie Kurth, Human Resources recruiter at 815-876-3274 or jkurt@acehardware.com.



Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center is looking for hard-working, responsible employees.  They asked us to share the following information:


Who can apply:

Anyone 16 years of age or older



They currently have a wide variety of jobs available



Applications and job listings are available on their website (click "Employment" at the bottom of the homepage or the link below)

https://www.starvedrocklodge.com/careers/ (click "view job openings" then each job individually to apply)