Find a Job
Are you looking for a new career in Springfield & Sangamon County? Maybe you’re interested in additional job training or education. Or you could be interested in transferring your current skill set to another industry. This page provides a list of resources to help you no matter what your plans.
List of Current Job Openings
With the help of IDES, we have a list of current job openings from the last 30 days in the Springfield Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). This data is from Labor Insights Jobs and includes new postings and Help Wanted On-Line (HWOL) universe postings. All job ads during the prior 30-days are included.
This list is available to download as a .csv file and a .xlsx file. The list is long so use a “search” feature to search for keywords, job titles, or companies.
Notable Local Opportunities
Running the business of state government requires more than just politicians. There are many types of occupations associated with the abundance of state government-related jobs here, including healthcare, life sciences, engineering, computer sciences, legal, financial and general business-related. Check out the State's main job posting agency, the Department of Central Management Services.
With what is arguably the world’s richest farmland here in Sangamon County, Illinois is the nation’s second-leading exporter of corn, soybeans, feed grains and related products, surrounding our community with a booming agricultural industry. Check out Brandt and Dickey-John.
The Springfield area has a thriving healthcare industry with a wide range of career opportunities. Medical professionals will find opportunities in almost any specialty among the cutting-edge health systems and physician groups. Even if you aren't a medical professional, there are many other occupations needed to support healthcare businesses, like accounting, human resources, food service, computer science and more. Check out Memorial Health System, HSHS, SIU Medicine and Springfield Clinic.
Springfield has been called the Midwest's new hot tech city. Opportunities for technology-related careers are available in almost every type of business these days. Most companies have an IT department to keep business-critical hardware and software running. Some also have data analysis and reporting departments providing intelligence to company leaders. Check out our global technology leader, LRS. But also take a look at opportunities with public administration, professional service companies, healthcare companies and educational institutions.
Our community has opportunities for educators at any level. From nursery school, grade school, middle school, high school, post-secondary school, graduate school, medical school - we've got it all! Check out a full list of educational institutions in the Learn section.
Springfield's affordability and empathetic environment for new businesses provide startups the ability to make funds last longer here. Social innovation and business incubator, Innovate Springfield, gives startups support for everything from finances to legal questions to business growth. The incubator has helped cultivate a community of entrepreneurs who can share advice, talk through the struggles of starting a business and support each other.
Learn more about Doing-Business-In-SPI
My Next Move
Take the Interest Profiler from My Next Move assessment to get an idea of what careers may align with your interests. This tool will also provide the most current local data on wages, employment, job postings, and associated education and training.
Illinois Work Net
Do you want to improve your odds of finding a job? Illinois Work Net is the State of Illinois' workforce portal that offers plenty of advice and direction on how to make your search successful.
With the speed of new technology and information in every industry, it's important to keep your skills up to date. Lincoln Land Community College (LLCC), Midwest Technical Institute, and Capital Area Career Center all provide programming for continuing education and professional certifications.
The Workforce Institute at LLCC features short-term, affordable training for high-demand, high-wage occupations. Classes have convenient start dates and focus only on trades, the cost is less than half of other local institutions, and students receive personalized assistance with enrollment, training, and job placement.