Welcome to Patch LOCAL JOBS, the go-to source for local employers and job seekers. Several openings crossed our desk this week thanks to local employers who want to hire in the communities they serve. Others we pick up driving around town. If you know of a local job opening send it in to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Pre-School Teachers and Teacher Assistants
Penny Lane School s looking to fun, energetic and patient teachers and teacher assistants to work at its early childhood centers in Oak Lawn and Chicago Ridge. Teachers must have an associate’s degree in child development/early childhood education be working toward a bachelor’s degree in the same. Teachers assistants should a have high school diploma or GED, and working toward an associate’s degree early childhood education or similar field. For a complete job description visit the Penny Lane website. Health insurance, education, vacation benefits are offered. Candidates should apply in person at 10255 S. Ridgeland Ave. in Chicago Ridge; or 4527 Southwest Highway in Oak Lawn.
The Meijer’s Supercenter at 91st and Western Avenue in Evergreen is looking for store associates to fill various slots. Potential candidates can apply online at www.meijer.com/careers.
Assistant Manager - Retail
Deals at 10550 S. Cicero Ave. in Oak Lawn is looking for an assistant store manager. Candidates should have prior retail and management experience including background in hardlines/variety merchandise, strong communication skills and ability to work in a high-energy retail environment. Print, fill out and complete the application on the Deals/Dollar Tree website. Bring completed applications to the store manager.
Furniture and Mattress Retail Openings
Art Van Furniture is staffing up its new furniture and mattress center at its new Ford City location in Bedford Park. The retailer is looking to fill a variety of full and part-time positions, including store managers, visual merchandisers, sales associates, warehouse associates and office associates, among others. The job fair for the Ford City (7200 S Cicero Ave., Bedford Park, IL) location is now taking place through Wednesday, Aug. 7, from 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. at the Hilton Oak Lawn, 9333 South Cicero Avenue, Oak Lawn.
Shift Supervisor Trainee
CVS is accepting applications for a shift supervisor trainee at its Evergreen Park store at 3201 West 95th St. Trainees will be trained all areas of store operations, opening and closing procedures in the absence of management. Visit CVS to learn more about the job and to apply online.
Pace Bus has an opening for a payroll administrator/receptionist at its Department of Revenue Services Office in Bridgeview. Duties include processing and preparing payroll, tracking employee time off, monitoring petty cash, and receptionist duties. A high school education or GED, math and computer skills are required. Apply online at Pace.