Job Opportunities

This page will feature job opportunities in the Centralia area. Information is provided by businesses as well as shared by the Centralia Chamber of Commerce. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Brooks in room 1016 or by emailing her at

There are MANY jobs available in the Centralia area that can be found on the City of Centralia's website, under "Job Board". This information is updated weekly.

The 2020 US Census  is seeking to hire people to work in their own communities. This would be a great opportunity for students. Field positions are temporary and will start this summer with different opportunities through 2020. People may work flexible hours either full, part time or evenings and weekends. Jobs will start at $14.00 an hour and .58 for mileage reimbursement. Students must be 17 or 18 to apply. Click here for details. Apply online at

Bryan Manor is holding interviews for the position of Direct Support Personnel. Interviews will begin immediately up until the training class begins April 15, 2019.   Part time DSP's earn a wage of $10.00 per hour. Candidates who are selected must complete a Certified Direct Support Personnel Training Class.  They will be paid during the training class.  Attendance of all classes is mandatory to complete the training program.  If you miss any time in the first thirty days, you will have to start the program over when it is offered again.  Once certified, a schedule will be given to the DSP to work on the floor from 4:00PM  to 10:00 PM three week days and one week-end day. Anyone interested in this program is invited to pick up an application at Bryan Manor at 2150 East McCord Street - Centralia, IL between the hours of 8:00AM to 4:30PM.  Once the HR Director has had an opportunity to review your application, an interview will be scheduled with desirable candidates.  Phone calls are discouraged.


Antolin Nashville is seeking fulltime assemblers for the summer and for temp to fulltime hire.  This could be a great opportunity for college or military bound students to earn money this summer or perhaps for upcoming graduates seeking fulltime employment after high school.  The HR Supervisor, Joanna Elliott, will be visiting CHS this April for the upcoming career day.  Antolin Nashville is a global interior supplier for some of the greatest automotive companies in the world. Hiring Flyer

Midwest Sandbags is hiring! This is a new business located at 537 S. Oak in Centralia. They are in need of employees to fill sandbags, which is a machine operated process. It is piece work, so the pay depends on the employee's own pace. Stop by Midwest Sandbags to complete an application.

Kaskaskia College Enrollment Services
KC is in need of a student worker at the Welcome Desk in the Enrollment Center. Click here for more details. Contact: Amy Troutt @

SWAN SURFACES: Immediate full-time openings for Swan Surfaces LLC, a leading manufacturer in the kitchen and bath industry. Weekend shift is available (work (3) 12-hour days and get paid 40 hours). Regular shifts are (4) 10-hour days plus overtime if necessary. We will train the right candidate! Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen! Apply in person at Swan Surfaces LLC; 200 Swan Avenue, Centralia, IL 62801.  Ask for Amanda Heath or Dawn Grafton.

Spring Willow Farms on 161 East is needing a summer employee to work approximately 3 days per week (somewhat flexible on which days). Heavy lifting is involved. Employee would be responsible for lifting 50-lb feed bags and cleaning out stalls. Working beyond this summer would depend on how well summer works out with the new hire. If interested, call Jim Hull at 636-544-3651 for more information.