Local Job Standouts: 'Pet Detective,' Truck Installer, Social Media Manager

Our Patch sites share local job opportunities with you every week. Now take a look at some of those jobs from around the Chicago suburbs.

Every week our network of Patch sites shares local job opportunities. If you're looking for work in a different area, we've got you covered, too.

Here are a few jobs that caught my eye this week. Don't like what you see? Check out the links below for jobs throughout the suburbs.  

'Pet Detective' Needed

OK, so maybe this isn't the Ace Ventura gig you've always dreamed of, but if you love pets and are looking for a part-time job on the weekends, Blue Buffalo is hiring a product specialist (what they call a pet detective) to be the face of products to pet parents. 

Learn more about the job and how to apply.

Truck Installer 

Tri-County Truck Tops in Oak Forest is seeking someone for a full-time position to install truck accessories. Applicants can fax résumés at 708-535-3801 or apply in person at 15360 S. Cicero Ave. Contact store manager Dan Hughes at 708-535-3337 from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, if you have questions.

Social Media Manager

A “fast growing social media company” in Homewood is looking to fill a social media position. “Individual must have strong skills in creative writing, PR, email marketing, and blogging.  Candidate will need to be able to provide various status reports to clients and corporate.  Candidate needs to possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.”

Learn more about the position and apply online.


The grocery retailer is hosting a number of job fairs for over 100 open positions with the company. Get all the details here

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