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Open Civil Service Positions

Civil service openings are sometimes advertised online; however, you should test for any EIU civil service classification in which you are interested before a vacancy occurs. Read the hiring booklet we provide to learn how the hiring system works for Civil Service.

Apply for a Civil Service Position

The Civil Service employment application can be completed online. Candidates are encouraged to include any additional pertinent information such as a resume or school transcripts. Regardless of how many civil service positions you are interested in, you only need to complete one application.  Once you have submitted your application, please contact us at or by phone at 581-7654 if you have not heard from us within 30-days.  By completing the application online, you will also be able to track your progress through our examination system, including your rank on registers and when you are eligible to take each exam again.   

We currently have scores in this system for paper exams only. E-Test scores are not available here.

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Status (Full-Time and Part-Time) Civil Service Job Listings


Status (Full-Time) Civil Service Job Listings  


Medical Technologist III

Eastern Illinois University’s Health and Counseling Service’ Medical Clinic s is seeking candidates for a Medical Technologist III to perform and supervise/manage clinical laboratory testing of patient specimens, and maintaining the requirements for accreditation.   This is a full-time, 12-month position. 

Qualified candidates must meet the following requirements:

  1. be an Illinois resident
  2. have a Bachelor’s degree
  3. have graduated from an accredited program for Medical Laboratory Scientists
  4. be board certified by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) or equivalent agency
  5. five years of experience as a clinical laboratory technologist in a clinical laboratory of a hospital or out-patient clinic, two years of which must have been at a level comparable to that gained at the Level II of this series ,                                                                                                                                                         “OR”                                                                                                                                                                a Master’s degree in medical technology, biology, microbiology, chemistry, physiology or closely related field, or a MBA plus a Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology and four years of experience as a clinical laboratory technologist in a clinical laboratory of a hospital or out-patient clinic, two   years of which must have been at a level comparable to the Medical Technologist II.

The Civil Service examination for this classification is a credentials assessment. No participation other than submission of applicant materials is required from applicants that qualify to take the exam.

To apply, please submit application, resume, academic transcripts, and copies of professional certifications on-line at  Review of applications will begin on August 1, 2019.


Extra Help (Part-Time As Needed) Job Listings  


Extra Help Assistant Grounds Worker

Eastern Illinois University is seeking candidates for Extra Help Assistant Grounds Worker in the Department of Facilities Planning and Management/Grounds.  We will be hiring up to four candidates to fill these temporary positions.  These positions will be assisting the Grounds staff in maintaining the campus grounds.  These are temporary positions that will continue as needed.

To apply, please submit a completed application and resume online at .  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until all positions are filled.


Food Service Workers

Eastern Illinois University is seeking experienced food service helpers for the University Food Court and Panther Catering.  If you enjoy providing superior customer service to a diverse population, this is an excellent opportunity. The positions offer part-time hours and are non-benefited positions.  Due to the nature of our business, those that apply must be willing to work nights and weekends.

To apply, you may submit a completed application, resume, and references online at  Applications will be reviewed until positions are filled.   

Substitute Shuttle Drivers

Eastern Illinois University is seeking service-oriented, student-centered individuals to serve as a substitute driver for the Panther Shuttle Service.  Drivers are required to operate various vehicles depending on need.  Drivers typically drive a 20 passenger bus. The shuttle service runs from late August to early May on Monday - Friday 7:00 a.m. to 9:00pm and Saturday-Sunday from 3:00pm to 9:00pm. (We are currently looking for a driver who has day time availability.)  Applicants must present a valid Illinois Class A or B CDL with a “P” endorsement, a current medical certificate, and a driver’s abstract at the time of application.  Applicants who are hired must pass a background investigation and drug test and will be subject to random drug testing throughout employment. Base pay is $11.25/hour. 

Please submit application and resume online at  Review of applications begins immediately.

Cook/Kitchen Laborer Positions

Eastern is looking for energetic, friendly, flexible individuals to fill in as extra help cooks and kitchen laborers throughout the school year.  You will work with seasoned personnel, as well as student employees, as you further your expertise in preparing nourishing and attractive meals and facilitate the operation of the dining centers. 

Custodial Positions

We maintain a pool of applicants to fill various extra help (temporary) custodial positions throughout the year.  The base pay for this position is $9.00 per hour.


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