Oswego Chamber of Commerce
73 W. Van Buren St | Oswego, IL 60543
(630) 554-3505

Employment Opportunities

As a benefit of membership, Chamber members may advertise job opportunites with their company by emailing the posting to angie@oswegochamber.org and will be updated weekly. The posting will be shown on the website until notified the position is filled.

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Fox Valley Special Recreation Association is hiring a Program Assistant




Program Assistant 








This position receives an hourly rate of pay and is assigned to work less than 1,000 hours from the employee’s start date to the employee’s anniversary date. 








The Support Staff Manager & Program Leaders 








To assist the Program Leader with assigned duties during general programs and special events. 




  1. Have an interest and commitment in working with individuals with disabilities.
  2. Must have a basic knowledge and understanding of recreation programming for individuals with disabilities.
  3. Must demonstrate an ability to work effectively with FVSRA staff and individuals who have a disability.
  4. Must be highly motivated and enthusiastic in order to provide a quality experience for those participating in the program(s).
  5. Must demonstrate dependability, promptness and punctuality.
  6. Be safety conscious.
  7. Must display confidence, maturity, and flexibility.
  8. Must have the ability to engage in activities requiring physical exertion. 




  1. Adheres to all FVSRA safety policies and procedures and the FVSRA Policy Manual.
    1. Must be able to respond to needs of individuals with disabilities.
    2. Ability to follow directions and carryout such instructions in a safe and appropriate manner.
      1. Communicate regularly with FVSRA Program Leaders regarding any program-related concerns and programmatic questions.
      2. Supervise participants of varying ages in FVSRA programs, encourage participation and promote appropriate interactions.
      3. Assist and supervise up to four participants, including awareness of dietary needs, medications, allergies, seizures, behavioral management needs, wheelchair assistance and daily living skills.
      4. Communicate clearly with small groups of people and individuals.
      5. Must be able to take initiative and help the Program Leader with program preparations such as setting up, greeting participants/parents/guardians, collecting lunches.
      6. Attend orientation, meetings, in-services, trainings.
      7. Immediately reports all accidents and unsafe conditions to the Program Leader, as well as cooperate and assist in incident investigations.
      8. Provide timely responses to phone calls, voicemails, and written materials, whether received by mail, facsimile, text, and e-mails.
      9. Treats public concerns with the utmost and courteous attention.
      10. Proactively respond to situations and communicate all incidents to the Support Staff Manager.
      11. Must be able to work under stressful situations.
      12. Must be able to respond to needs of individuals with disabilities.
      13. Understand simple oral and written instructions related to his or her assignment.
      14. Perform other duties as assigned. 






Promotes and supports work teams and groups 




Performs responsibilities dependably and accurately, fulfills promised actions 




Focuses on the customer, willingly helps others and provides prompt service 




Conveys trusts and inspires confidence 




Deals with individuals, appreciates their differences, handles emotions and shows compassion for others 




Recognizes the contributions of others and is conscious of own ability 




Begins and follows through energetically with plans and tasks 




Shares information, listens to what others are saying




Makes decisions and solves complex problems 




The Program Assistant must, with or without reasonable accommodations, be able to perform the following functions:


  1. Gather, load, transport and set-up equipment and supplies for activities.
  2. Physically assist individuals in wheelchairs by pushing, pulling or providing stabilization on unknown terrain.
  3. Physically transfer individuals from wheelchair to chair, into and out of vehicles, from pool deck into pool, in washroom facilities, etc.
  4. Active participation in programs.
  5. Lift and carry as much as 50 pounds for as long a distance as 300 feet. 




The employee may be exposed to elements when loading and unloading participants or when assisting with outdoor functions.  Most activities are performed indoors; these conditions include lighting and temperature. 



Fox Valley Special Recreation Association is hiring an Inclusion Companion




Inclusion Companion 








This position receives an hourly rate of pay and is assigned to work less than 1,000 hours from the employees start date to the employee’s anniversary date. Work hours can vary from week to week depending on staff availability and participant registration.  








The Inclusion Specialist, Inclusion Manager & Member Agency Staff 








To assist Member Agency’s staff in providing recreation programs for individuals with disabilities in their communities while promoting a safe and enjoyable recreation experience. 




  1. Sixteen years of age or older and be able to perform the Essential Duties & Responsibilities, Competencies and Physical Demands within the Working Conditions identified independently of others.
  2. Two or more years direct experience working with individuals with disabilities preferred.
  3. Demonstrate maturity, professionalism, flexibility, enthusiasm, strong interpersonal skills, communication skills and ability to work effectively with participants, supervisors, staff, board members, facility non-FVSRA staff and all members of the general public
  4. Demonstrate a willingness to participate fully and learn new skills.
  5. Able to work independently and in a team environment.
  6. Be safety conscious.
  7. Good oral and written communication skills are essential.
  8. Obtain Handle with Care Certification when required.
  9. Ability to engage in activities requiring physical exertion. 
  10. Ability to perform required duties under stressful situations without supervision. 




  1. Actively support and follow through with the assigned member agency’s policies and safety program.
  2. Assist with the activity and any accommodations required for inclusive participation by the individual with a disability in the member agency recreation program.
  3. Communicate effectively with emergency service personnel, inclusion team members, participants, and families, member agency staff, and FVSRA staff.



Village of Oswego Police Department is hiring


Village of Oswego Police Department are hiring. Applications are available at The Oswego Law Enforcement Center, 3525 Route 34, Oswego or www.oswegopoliceil.org


All applications must be completed and returned to the Oswego Police Commission at 3525 Route 34, Oswego by noon on August 17, 2018. Faxed or emailed applications are NOT accepted.


Sears Oswego is hiring


They would like to hire someone with Sears experience but we are willing to train the right candidate.  The position is part-time up to 30 hours a week depending on applicant's need.  Our pay plan is hourly plus commission.  Applicant's can visit the showroom or apply on on-line at correct website address of http://shos.com/careers





Citadel Lock & Security Company has a part time office support position open - 30 hrs. per week.


General office duties such as: answering phones, scheduling projects, communication both internally and externally with staff and clients, shipping, filing.




Please send resumes to HR @citadellock.com


THE CARE of TREES, INC. is hiring for a variety of positions.


The Care of Trees, Inc., a Davey company, provides a full range of tree care services and has offices throughout Illinois, New York, Connecticut and Washington, D.C.  The Davey Tree Expert Company has U.S. and Canadian operations in more than 47 states and five provinces and provides a variety of tree care, grounds maintenance and consulting services for the residential, utility, commercial, and government markets. Founded in 1880, Davey has been employee-owned for 35 years and has more than 8,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World.


 For more information, or to apply, please visit www.davey.com 

Job Title: Foreman - Naperville, IL 

Requisition Number: Foreman 30002
Service Line: 7RES - TCOT Residential 
Employment Type: Regular 
Job Type: Full Time 
Education Level Required: High School Diploma / GED 
Work Experience Required: 3 - 5 years 
Relocation Available: [[relocation]] 
Travel Expectations: None 

Job Title: Climbing Arborist/Trimmer - Naperville, IL 

Requisition Number:30003
Service Line: 7RES - TCOT Residential 
Employment Type: Regular 
Job Type: Full Time 
Education Level Required: High School Diploma / GED 
Work Experience Required: Less than 1 year 
Travel Expectations: None 

Job Title: Trimmer Trainee - Naperville, IL 

Requisition Number:29746 
Service Line: 7RES - TCOT Residential 
Employment Type: Regular 
Job Type: Full Time 
Education Level Required: High School Diploma / GED 
Work Experience Required: Less than 1 year 
Travel Expectations: None 

Job Title: Plant Health Care Technician - Naperville, IL 

Requisition Number:29747 
Service Line: 7RES - TCOT Residential 

Employment Type: Regular 
Job Type: Full Time 
Education Level Required: High School Diploma / GED 
Work Experience Required: Less than 1 year 
Travel Expectations: None



Citadel Lock & Security Company is hiring.


Looking to grow with a company? Come join their team as a Locksmith Apprentice. This is an entry level career position with growth potential. No prior experience necessary. They offer extensive on the job training and development. 
Locksmith Education and Qualifications: 
* A high school diploma or equivalent 
* Excellent communication and customer service skills 
* Ability to understand and operate basic mechanical and power tools 
* Excellent problem solving ability 
* Willingness and strong desire to learn 
* Team player 
* A valid Illinois driver's license with an excellent driving record 
* Must pass a drug and background check
Please send resume to: HR@citadellock.com or drop off at 105 Theodore Drive, Unit H, Oswego
Inquires please contact David Donnelley at 630-551-1311 


 Customer Service/ Sales Representative for Farmers Insurance Agency (OSWEGO, IL)   630-554-8777 

 Part-Time position with the possibility of full-time becoming available. 

We are a Farmers insurance agency (located in Oswego) looking for a Customer Service/Sales Representative (CSSR). Ideal candidate is someone who has a positive attitude and is willing to go the extra mile for our clients. Previous insurance experience preferred. 

We are looking for a individual in a client-facing role who:

- Is highly organized and enjoys working on multiple projects at one time
- Comfortable working in a fast-paced, high volume environment
- Assist clients with billing and insurance coverage questions
- Assists with customer retention & processing renewals
- Helps with ideas for agency growth & marketing
- Is a passionate team player and enjoys contributing to a positive work environment
- Proficient with learning new systems (office systems and quoting software)
- Fluent with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.)

 -Has excellent written and verbal skills (Bi-lingual a plus) 

-Process payments and prepare deposits 

•••••• Insurance licenses or ability to get state licensed will be required! ••••••
(1) - If you're not insurance licensed, you will be expected to attend a couple of seminars, then take and pass the state exams to get state licensed.
(2) – Farmers Insurance, specific product & customer care online training will be provided in office
(3) - Customer Care live in office training will also be provided.  

Please submit your cover letter & resume to: tbentley@farmersagent.com

All Storm Solutions is hiring Sales Representatives

Must be extremely presentable in person with strong social/people skills. Must have a valid driver's license.  Work with insurance adjusters, write estimates, scope properties, Assist homeowners filing insurance claims and be able to work independently.

For more info call Jessica K at 630-541-5913 or email resumes to koebelejessica@yahoo.com


Sears Home Appliance Store in Oswego looking for part time Sales associates.  Contact Chuck Miller at 630-554-7010

Shelter Insurance is hiring Agents for Oswego


Shelter Insurance is looking for agents in Oswego.


Candidates do not need to have a previous background in the insurance industry, while the experience is a plus, it is far from required.
* Generous New Commissions
* All Renewal COmmissions
* Decreatsing Subsidy
* Lucrative Bonus Opportunities
* Incentive Trips
* Computer and Technology Support
* Professional Sales Training
* Office Furniture and Computer Provided


Shelter insurance is an Equal Opportunity Employer
For More Information contact:
Connie Holzwarth 720-338-0327 cholzwarth@shelterinsurance.com
Joe Massa
or go to www.shelterinsurance.com/careers/agentopportunities/







73 W. Van Buren St, Oswego
(630) 554-3505