Job Fair, hosted by Studstill Media

A Job Fair, hosted by Studstill Media, was held from noon until 4 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 21, at Festivities Unlimited on U.S. Route 6 in Ottawa. The annual fair featured over 45 vendors, representing a wide variety of employment opportunities.

If you attended, but were unable to visit all vendor booths, or if you were unable to attend, but are interested in pursuing employment at one of the vendors, below is a list of job fair participants and the positions they currently hiring.

Participating businesses this year include:
Addus Homecare
  • Home Care Aids

Aerotek Staffing
  • Full-time openings in manufacturing and administrative settings
BC Tech Group Inc.
  • Tech help
  • Computer repairing serviceman,
  • Software and security installer
Carus Corportation
  • Offering career opportunities that will allow you to fulfill your goals for a challenging and rewarding career
Cecilia Loza Mary Kary Cosmetics
  • Independent Beauty Consultant
Clover Technologies Group
  • Packaging
  • Material Handlers

Customer Care Cleaning
  • Janitorial Positions
DSI Corporation
  • General Cleaners
  • Floor Care Technicians

Fed Ex Freight
  • Part Time Dock
  • Driver Apprentice
  • City/Road Drivers
Flink Company/Teleweld Inc.
  • Welders/Machinists
  • Mechanical Engineer

Heartland Meats
  • meat cutting assistant4
Home Instead Senior Care
  • Part-time non-medical in-home caregivers for seniors
Horizon House
  • Provides a variety of services to adults with disabilities, serving north central Illinois.
Illinois Valley Cellular
  •     Part Time Sales Rep in Pontiac/Streator Area
  •     Full Time Sales Reps for the Peru/Princeton Area

Illinois Valley Center for Independent Living
  • Offers assists to people with disabilities in locating and hiring their own caregivers.
Imperial Marble
  • First, second and third shifts for general Manufacturing
  • Second shift crane operator
  • Maintenance,
  • CDL class A driver
Innovative Staff Solutions
  • Variety of positions available
James Hardies Building Products
  • Experienced Electricians
  • Experienced Mechanics
Janko Hotels
  • Front Desk Manager
  • Housekeeping Manager
  • Maintenance
  • Front Desk Agents
  • Night Audit
  • Housekeeping Attendants
  • Breakfast Attendants
  • Laundry Attendants
Some of the benefits include vacation, holiday pay, travel hotel discounts and great opportunities for career growth.  Our family of hotels in Ottawa, Peru and Oglesby

Liberty Village of Peru
  • Healthcare positions
  • Providing several different levels of senior care in the area’s finest retirement communities
  • General Laborers – Peru
  • Manufacturing in light industrial – Peru, Ottawa, Princeton
  • Packers – Princeton
  • Assemblers – Princeton
  • Machine Operators – Princeton
  • Truck and Forklift Counter Sales – Oglesby
  • Inbound Sales – Oglesby
Media Com
  • Direct Sales Representative
  • Installers
Menards Distribution Center
  • Warehouse
  • Production
  • Maintenance
Modern Transportation
  • Local CDL Class “A” Drivers
Nothern Partners Co-op

Oak State Products
  • Variety of Manufacturing Positions

Olive Garden
  •   Servers
  •     Dishwashers
  •     Line Cooks

OSF St. Elizabeth Medical Center
  • Full-time and Part-time Registered Nurses opportunities for- OB, OR, Med Surg, ED, Choices and Physician Office.
  • Full-time LPN opportunity for our Physician Office.
  • Full-time Management Opportunity for a Patient Access Services Manager.
  • Full-time and Part-time Food Service Opportunities- Food Service Aide, Cook and Diet Clerk.
  • Full-time Housekeeper opportunity for our Environmental Services Department.
  • Full-time Front Office Assistant and Medical Office Assistant opportunities for our physician office.
  • Full-time Maintenance Opportunities.
Park Pointe Healthcare & Rehabilitation
  • Nurses

PetSmart Distribution Center
  • Associates
  • Supervisors
  • Operations Managers

Peru Walmart Supercenter
  • Pharmacy Techs
  • Automotive/TLE Techs
  • Cashiers
  • Unloaders
  • Cart Pushers
  • Inventory Team
  • Overnight Stockers
Pipe Vision Products
  • Mechanic
  • Wet-out Supervisor
  • Camera Cutter Operator
  • Operators with CDL
Pleasant View Lutheran Home
  • Dining Services Aide (part-time)
  • Receptionist (part-time)
  • Life Style Aide (part-time)
  • CNA (full-time)
Quality Care Cleaning
  • Assistant manager, general cleaners, crew leaders, floor crew leader and  floor crew tech. These are part time positions. Apply online at or pick up application at 830 West Norris Drive, Ottawa. Call 815-434-2539 for more information.
Results Company of Streator

Royal Publishing
  • Sales representative (telesales) full-time

Saren Restaurants - Peru, Ottawa, Morris and Princeton
  • Crew members
  • Managers
  • Sales Associates
  • Sales Supports
Simos Insourcing Solutions Corporation
  • General Warehouse
  • Clerks
  • Reach Truck Operators

Starved Rock Lodge Conference Center
  • Full & Part-time Positions
  • Retail Gift Shop Supervisor
  • Servers
  • Line Cooks
  • Dining Room Host
  • Guest Clerk
  • Night Auditors
Spirit Farms
  • Drivers, mechanics and welders
The Agency Staffing
  • Packer
  • Forklift Operator
  • Manufacturing-General Labor
  • Injection Molding
  • Industrial Planning
  • Quality Control
  • Machine Operators
The Reserves Network
  • General Laborers
  • Warehouse
  • Full Time/Seasonal/Temp to Hire

U.S. Silica

Vactor Manufacturing
  • Assemblers
  • Production Supervisor
  • Welders
  • Cleaner/Blasters

Menards Distribution Center
  • Warehouse
  • Production
  • Maintenance