CHS Job Opportunities

This section will feature job opportunities in Centralia High School. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Angela Stoecklin by emailing her at

2021-2022 School Year Vacancies:

Centralia High School is seeking applications for a full-time paraprofessional (full benefits included) at the CHS Annex. Candidates must have ISBE Paraprofessional/Licensure Certification.  Letters of application should be submitted to Mr. Travis Cameron, Annex Principal, at Centralia High School, 2100 E. Calumet, Centralia, IL 62801.  Please apply immediately as interviews may begin prior to the deadline. The deadline for applications is November 19, 2021.

Centralia High School is seeking applications for a part-time custodian for day time and evening hours. Applicants must be able to work flexible hours. Applications are in the main office at the high school and should be returned to Chuck Lane, Superintendent, at Centralia High School, 2100 E. Calumet, Centralia.

Local Job Opportunities

This section 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.

Penta Nascent Corporation, located in Centralia, IL, owns and operates three 16-bed facilities for developmentally disabled adults. We are currently looking for summer help. This is a great opportunity for those students with interests in nursing, CNA, activity therapy, case management, or those just looking for a summer job. Thank you for your time and consideration in this matter. It is greatly appreciated. Click here for more information.

Big 3 Precision Products is currently looking for applicants on their 2nd shift, working from 3:30p.m. to 7:30p.m. Monday through Friday, with the potential to move to full-time upon graduation. The starting hourly pay for these positions would be $15. Please contact Lisa Szatkowski at if you are interested or have any questions.

Community Trust Bank is in need of part-time tellers. View the attached employment application by clicking here.

Penta Nascent is hiring Full-Time or Part-Time DSPs (Direct Support Professionals).  Our company's priority is to provide the highest quality of care for individuals with developmental/intellectual disabilities while helping them meet their personal goals. No experience is necessary!  Paid training will be provided.  Apply online by following this link: or in person at 299 Swan Avenue in Centralia, IL 62801.

Kaskaskia Workshop Inc. is interested in hiring for the position of Full-Time Rest Area Attendant.  Job responsibilities include cleaning and maintaining all public spaces and restrooms at the rest area, assigning cleaning/maintenance tasks to and assisting individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities with them, and following company guidelines and procedures in order to maintain a safe work environment.  Benefits include a PTO package, holiday uplift, health insurance, life insurance, and a retirement plan.  A high school diploma or GED is required.  Apply online by following this link: or in-person at 299 Swan Avenue, Centralia, IL 62801.

Kaskaskia Workshop Inc. is seeking a hardworking, compassionate individual who wants to make a difference in the lives of adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities by caring for them as a Full-Time or Part-Time DSP (Direct Support Professional.) Paid training and DSP certification is provided on site.  Apply online using the following link: or in-person at 299 Swan Avenue, Centralia, IL 62801.

Kaskaskia Workshop Inc. is interested in hiring a Part-Time Semi Driver.  Candidate must have a high school diploma/GED, obtained his/her CDL, and possess a good driving record.  Apply online using the following link: or in-person at 299 Swan Avenue, Centralia, IL 62801.

Kaskaskia Workshop Inc. is seeking to hire a Full-Time Supported Employment Specialist.  The position function is to provide assistance, coaching, and on-the job supervision to individuals with disabilities in order to maintain paid employment in integrated business settings.  Must have experience with I/DD (preferably) or a related field, computer skills (including Word, Excel, email, and internet,) a valid driver's license, and maintain a current CPR and First Aid card.  Apply online using the following link: or in-person at 299 Swan Avenue, Centralia, IL 62801.

Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers in Mt. Vernon: Stop in and ask for a manager or apply online:

Fairways Restaurant: Seeking to hire part time servers and kitchen help. Fill out an application at Fairways at Greenview, 2801 Putter Drive.

Priority Staffing Group: Is searching for students who will be graduating high school and looking for full time employment rather than going to college. Job openings in the Centralia area are starting at $14-$14.25/hr. All shifts available and opportunities for advancement. Employees would work for Priority Staffing for 90 days before going full time with the company. If interested, contact Emily Melvin, Director of Operations. (call 618-969-8800 or email

Centralia Recreation Complex: Is searching for lifeguards and will be offering a lifeguarding class soon. Contact Centralia Recreation Complex for more information.

Riechmann Bros:  Is searching for a couple part time Agricultural Equipment Detailers.  This position will be after school and on Saturdays.  If interested, please contact Mike Riechmann at 618-214-6886 for more information.

Farm Fresh on S. Poplar is seeking to hire 1 or 2 employees for approximately 20-29 hours per week. Pick up an application at 501 S. Poplar. Hours of operation: 6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

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.