I wouldn't think that the Levites would agree to serve in an unsanctioned Temple, often making offerings to Ba'al.

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    See Judges 17:7-13
    – Double AA
    May 12 at 20:23

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The verse (Kings 1:12:31) is clear that Jeroboam appointed new priests, not from the tribe of Levi:

And he made the house of altars, and he appointed as priests some of the people, who were not of the sons [tribe] of Leivi.

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