Job Opportunities

 

  1. Palo Alto County Employers
  2. Iowa Workforce Development – Palo Alto County Jobs
  3. Iowa Workforce Development – IowaJobs Homepage
  4. Iowa Workforce Development - Energy Jobs
    Lists energy related jobs in Iowa.
  5. Iowa Economic Development Authority
    An official web site of the State of Iowa
  6. Indeed.com
    Comprehensive search engine for jobs. Provides residents of Palo Alto County access to the latest job market information, including job postings, trends, salary information and top hiring companies.
  7. Iowa Lakes Community College – Career Resource Center
    If you have a job you would like to advertise please forward the job information in an email text, jpg or word document.  Visit the Career Resource Center for information and email addresses.  Iowa Lakes Community College will post your positions on their Facebook page.

 

Job Opportunities

 

Company Name:  Kemna Auto Center 
Contact Name:  Kim Poeppe 
Contact Number:  kim@kemna.com
Job Title:   Administrative Assistant, Part-Time
Job Description:    We are looking for someone to fill the position of Administrative Assistant along with some light accounting duties.   The ideal candidate should possess a friendly attitude, be able to answer multi phone lines, be highly organized and able to multi-task. Experience in Excel is required.  Approximately 15-20 hours per week. Please provide resume in person or email to: kim@kemna.com.

 


 

Company Name:  Titonka-Burt Communications
Contact:  Aaron McCartan, Manager – Office Phone: 515-928-2110 or email: aaron@TBCtel.com
Job Title:  Customer Service/Office Clerk.   Part-time with optional full-time employment.  Immediate need.
Job Description: Titonka-Burt Communications is a Communication Utility Provider serving the Titonka and Burt, IA exchanges.  TBC provides Phone, Broadband Internet and next-generation Digital Television services to customers in our service area.  We also run a Cellular Retail location.  TBC is presently deploying an area-wide Fiber Optic network to give our customers the absolute latest in technology solution to ‘future-proof’ our network. 

Duties of the Job:
- Accepting payments from customers
- Creating ‘trouble tickets’ to aid our technicians with serving customers
- Processing service orders for technology deployments (proprietary program, we will train the new hire)
- Helping with over-the-phone troubleshooting/support of our services (we will train these skills)
- Aiding with promotional considerations
- Running ads on our social media outlets, managing our local TV channel (we will train), etc..
- Activating and adjusting cellular plans (we will train)

Desired Skills:
- Basic accounting
- Microsoft Office Software (Word, Excel, Outlook/Exchange)
- Good verbal and written communication abilities
- Strong customer-first attitude

This career position will initially be part-time.  Needed hours are 8AM to 12PM, Monday through Friday.  Possibility of some afternoons with advance scheduling.  The company is small, has a good working environment and plenty of various tasks to change up the arrangement of your day.  We offer competitive pay, depending on hours worked and classification of employment; benefits are available. 

Come join a company that has proudly served our customers for 117 years!  We’re always innovating and proud to be a part of our community.  Traditional values, progressive solutions.

Please Contact manager Aaron McCartan for questions or to apply for this career.  You may reach Aaron at his office, 515-928-2110 or via email at:  aaron@TBCtel.com

 


 

Company Name: Pharmacists Mutual Insurance Companies
Contact:  Mandy Shepherd – ph: 515-577-9033
Job Title: Part-time Customer Service Representative
Job Description:  Pharmacists Mutual Insurance has an opening for a part-time Customer Service Representative. This role will respond to internal and external customers and agency or Company personnel requests for information on agency companies and products, including quoting assistance as needed. Contact internal and external customers within agreed upon timeframes to share information or relay the status of work in progress.

Customer Service Representative I
• Entry level
• Communicates with internal/external customers
• Utilizes core competencies and skills to maximize customer experience

Customer Service Representative II
• Have already met expectations of CSR I
• Provides excellent customer service to customers, Field Representatives, Sales Associates and other agency colleagues
• Analyzes inquiries and other non-routine or complex correspondence
• Maintains a working knowledge of all products, services, and procedures
• Seek referrals from client base and follow-through to get new accounts
• Refers leads to appropriate Field Representative or Customer Service Representative
• Responsible for account rounding and the development of new business as appropriate and in accordance with standard practices, policies, and procedures

Senior Customer Service Representative
• Have already met expectations of CSR I and II
• Provides a high level of support to Field Representatives in obtaining, maintaining, and expanding business
• Develops book of business, while acting with a high degree of independent discretion, autonomy, and decision-making
• Provides back-up coverage at satellite offices as needed
• Attends meetings as directed on behalf of the Agency
• Assists Operations Manager in training staff on information acquired at meetings

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Thorough working knowledge of insurance policies and coverage in order to properly fulfill the needs of our customers
• Principles and practices of insurance underwriting, insurance sales, and collection and interpretation of data
• Ability to use initiative and apply innovative thinking
• Ability to organize and prioritize work
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships in a team environment through written and oral communication
• Correct English usage, spelling, grammar, vocabulary and punctuation
• Ability to work independently to make critical decisions and analyze complex issues
• Contribute effectively to the accomplishment of all goals and objectives
• Ability to interpret and apply laws, rules and regulations
• Obtain and utilize sensitive information discreetly and objectively
• Maintain records; prepare reports/correspondence related to the work
• Read, interpret, and input data efficiently and accurately
• Determine when to escalate concerns to the appropriate level of management
• Utilize computer and related software effectively
• Must possess high level of customer service skills and empathy

Minimum Qualifications:

Education, Training and Work Experience
• Associate’s Degree from an accredited college or university with a business discipline or closely related field and progressively responsible experience in customer service or similar field
OR
• An equivalent combination of education (Minimum High School Diploma or equivalent), training and work experience

Special Requirements, Licenses and Certificates:
• Education plan, special requirements and designations at manager’s discretion
• Must possess appropriate insurance license for the position, which could include, Property, Casualty, Crop, or Life & Health licenses or obtain within 6 months of hire

Special Requirements, Licenses and Certificates:
• Education plan, special requirements and designations at manager’s discretion
• Must possess appropriate insurance license for the position, which could include, Property, Casualty, Crop, or Life & Health licenses or obtain within 6 months of hire

Preferred Qualifications:
Customer Service Representative II
• 2 years experience in Customer Service
Senior Customer Service Representative
• 5 years experience as Customer Service Representative


 

Company Name:  The Quilted Steeple
Contact:  Susan Busch,2362 Elm St., Fort Dodge, IA  50501, or email to info@quiltedsteeple.com
Job Title:  Manager Position, Part-Time
Job Description:  The Quilted Steeple is looking for an outgoing, dedicated person to manage our quilting and crafting retreat located northwest of Algona.  Duties to include promotion and marketing, managing reservations, coordinating retreats, light housekeeping, and property management.   Candidate must possess good verbal and written communication skills, be well organized and be knowledgeable of social media, Facebook, email, and websites.   10-15 hours very flexible hours per week plus some weekend hours.  Must be able to work independently and have fun.  Base salary + incentives.   Send resume and cover letter to:
Susan Busch
2362 Elm St.
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
-or email to info@quiltedsteeple.com.   


 

Company Name:    A Heavenly Celebration
Contact:  Ruth Brown – Ph: 712-852-4338
Job Title:    Sales Associate
Number of Positions:  3
Job Description:   If you love fashion and retail, have an outgoing personality and enjoy helping others, look no further!  A Heavenly Celebration is adding to their team! Must be 16 or older. Week day and weekend hours available. Positions available are part time or seasonal.

 



Company Name:   UMC ReTech
Contact:  Human Resources -  hcochran@umcretech.com or hand deliver to UMC ReTech- 405 Diagonal St., Algona, IA
Job Title:    Operations Manager
Number of Positions:  1    
Job Description:   

  • Liaise with superior to make decisions for operational activities and set strategic goals.
  • Plan and monitor the day-to-day running of business to endure smooth progress.
  • Supervise staff from different departments and provide constructive feedback.
  • Evaluate regularly the efficiency of business procedures according to organizational objectives and apply improvements.
  • Manage procurement processes and coordinate material and resources allocation.
  • Oversee customer support process and organize them to enhance customer satisfaction
  • Review financial information and adjust operation budgets to promote profitability.
  • Responsible for hitting daily metrics and operating budget.
  • Revise and formulate policies and promote their implantation.
  • Manage relationships/agreements with external partners/vendors.
  • Evaluate overall performance by gathering, analyzing and interpreting data and metrics.
  • Ensure that the company runs with legality and conformity to established regulations.

 


 

Company Name:   UMC ReTech
Contact:  Human Resources -  hcochran@umcretech.com or hand deliver to UMC ReTech- 405 Diagonal St., Algona, IA
Job Title:  Division Controller/Plant Accounting Manager  
Number of Positions:  1    
Job Description:    

  • Senior Management team member of subsidiary/division.
  • Manage all accounting operations including Billing, A/R, A/P, GL, Cost Accounting, Inventory Accounting and Revenue Recognition.
  • Complete month-end and year-end close process and account reconciliations.
  • Prepare and publish monthly divisional financial statements to management in a timely manner.
  • Assist in developing business metrics, monitoring, reporting and analysis of same on daily/weekly basis.
  • Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecast and report variances.
  • Ensure quality control over financial transaction and financial reporting.
  • Assist with the preparation of regulatory reporting.
  • Develop and document business processes to maintain and strengthen internal controls.
  • Participate in team meetings to discuss financial results and issues.
  • Supervise employees performing financial reporting, accounting, billing, collections, and budgeting duties, and provide guidance as needed.
  • Monitor and evaluate the performance of accounting staff, recommending and implementing personnel actions such as promotions and dismissals.
  • Assist with financial audits and implementing audit recommendations.
  • Propose financial options to support business objectives
  • Analyze the financial details of past, present, and expected operations to identify development opportunities and areas where improvement is needed.
  • Maintain current knowledge of organization policies and procedures, federal and state policies and directives, and current accounting standards.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the organization

 


 

Company Name:   UMC ReTech
Contact:  Human Resources -   hcochran@umcretech.com or hand deliver to UMC ReTech- 405 Diagonal St., Algona, IA
Job Title:   Manufacturing Office Administrator
Number of Positions:  1    
Job Description:    

  • Be the primary administration contact for the company’s fuel pump warranty unit.
  • Collect daily processing information from up to (24) work stations.
  • Create reports that detail the daily accomplishments of each work station.
  • Report to management the daily, weekly, and monthly progress of each work station.
  • Develop a basic understanding of the products processed through this unit.
  • Maintain a perpetual inventory of all products processed through the operating unit.
  • Support Sales and Marketing efforts of the unit by developing product attributes, packaging, and labels.
  • Manage inventory transfers into and out of the operating unit.
  • Work with outside vendors to source materials for the project, as needed
  • Crosstrain with other departments to add value and support as directed.

 


 

UMC ReTech
Contact:  Human Resources -   hcochran@umcretech.com or hand deliver to UMC ReTech- 405 Diagonal St., Algona, IA
Job Title:    Fuel Pump Dept.
Number of Positions:  11    
Job Description:    

  • Will have to be able to sort, diagnostic testing and box and label for this department.
  • Must be able to communicate thoughts, ideas, desires, and problems to fellow employees.
  • This position requires tolerance to noise, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, and mists.
  • Must be able to check and evaluate work, do reasoning and problem solving, have mechanical understanding of use of hand tools and power tools, trouble shoot, understand written and verbal instructions.
  • Must be able to balance, carry, clean, crouch, hold, lift, pull, reach, push, finger, grasp, turn, stand for extended periods, walk, index and insert.

 


 

Company Name:   Exceptional Opportunities, Inc
Contact: Lisa Bartolo, Human Resources Coordinator.
Phone:  (515) 395-3251.  Website: www.exoppinc.org.   Administrative office located at 119 South Jones St. in Algona.   Find us on Facebook!
Job Title:   Direct Support Professional 
Number of Positions:    15+ Part-Time, 3 Full-Time 
Job Description:   Position consists of providing daily support and care to individuals served.  This includes assistance in the areas of personal hygiene, self-care, social skills, and leisure activities. Schedule includes an every other weekend & holiday rotation.  Must be at least 16 years of age. Starting wage for days is $11.00/hr., evenings $11.50/hr., and overnights $11.75/hr.  Wage increases at 3, 6, 12, 18 & 24 months, then annually thereafter. Background checks will be completed. EOE

 


 

Company Name:  The Chocolate Season
Contact:   Erika Jensen, Owner
Phone:   Email chocolateseason@me.com or call: 515-395-2462
Job Title:   Savory Chef M-F hours 8:30 am - 3:00 pm and occasional Saturday
Number of Positions: 1   
Job Description: Create and execute new recipes for seasonal menus and work in a friendly, team environment. $10-12/hr, employee discount, paid vacation after certain hours worked, menu bonuses, etc. as well as the opportunity to create seasonal menus, (no “off-the truck” cooking here) be in charge of inventory/grocery/prep lists. 

Click here to view the flyer. 

YouTube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iVpORghvM2c&feature=youtu.be  

 


 

Company Name:  The Chocolate Season
Contact:   Erika Jensen, Owner
Phone:   Email chocolateseason@me.com or call: 515-395-2462
Job Title: Cross-trained Kitchen Assistant  
Number of Positions: 1 - Part Time Permanent
Job Description:  Assist in prep and execution of seasonal lunch menus and work in a friendly, team environment. $9-12/hr, employee discount, paid vacation after certain hours worked, menu bonuses, etc. Learn to be cross-trained as a pastry/confection assistant as well.  Hours would be approximately 20+/week with an increase in hours during seasonal rushes. 

 


 

Company Name: UMC ReTech
Contact: Human Resources
Phone: hcochran@umcretech.com or hand deliver to UMC ReTech- 405 Diagonal St., Algona, IA
Job Title: Machinist
Number of Positions: 1
Job Description: We are looking for a person that can operate a mill or lathe.  This person will be running a mill to modify transfer case halves, and using a lathe to cut apart viscous coupling, repair planetary gears, repair differentials, drill out bushings and other items as needed.



  

Company Name: KOFAB
Recruiter: Gary Schlitz or Rhonda Kliegl
Phone: 515-295-7265
Job Title: Varied openings. Visit www.kofab.com to complete a general application, and attach resume, or apply for specific positions.
Definition: New openings occurring beginning Oct. 3rd week. To submit an application or view current job openings, please apply online: http://www.kofab.com/company/careers/


 

Company Name: DuPont Pioneer
Recruiter:
Aventure Staffing
Phone:
515-295-9411 x506
Job Title:
Seasonal Production
Number of Positions:
Varied
Job Description:
Click here to view additional information


  

Company Name:  Thrivent Financial
Contact Name: 
Curtis Richards, Partner, Greater Iowa Region
Email:
To apply, email resume to: curt.richards@thrivent.com or call: 402-679-1651
Job Title:
2 Financial Associate positions open
Definition: Job located in Kossuth County. Click here to view the job description


 

Company Name:  Shrine of the Grotto of the Redemption
Contact Name: 
Andy Milam, Marketing and PR Coordinator
Contact Number:
  Phone: 515-887-2371
Job Title: 3 Open Positions - Gift Shop Sales
Job Description: Seasonal to part time as a gift shop associate, responsible for day to day operations of the Shrine gift shop, in West Bend. Includes, but not limited to merchandising as directed, ringing sales, excellent customer service.

 


 

Company Name:  Reding's Gravel & Excavating
Recruiter: 
Katie Besch
Email:
  rge@rgealgona.com
Job Title:    Mechanic

Definition:   Reding’s Gravel & Excavating is currently seeking hard working individuals to fill openings in the area.  Experience is preferred buy willing to train the right individual.  


Click below to view job description and apply:


 

Company Name:  Horizons Unlimited of Palo Alto County, Inc.
Contact: 
Evelyn Schneider
Email: 
712-852-2211

Number of positions: 1 Part Time
Positions: Direct Support Professional

JOB DESCRIPTION:
 

Direct Support Professional. Must be able to demonstrate the ability to relate to and work with developmentally disabled adults. Be responsible for safety, health, and welfare of all individuals. Must have: HS Diploma/GED, a valid IOWA drivers license, obtain and/or maintain a Chauffer-Class D license and be insurable by our company. A criminal background and abuse reporting check will be done before the start date of this position. Will have to monitor daily charting and documentation in area of responsibility. Must be able to work every other weekend. Hours vary between 2pm-12midnight.

 


Company Name: North Iowa Area Council of Governments (NIACOG)
Contact: Joe Myhre, Executive Director
Contact Number: 1-641-423-0491
Number of positions: 1
Position:  Part-time Transit Bus Driver for Kossuth County

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Driver will be responsible for the operation of various vehicles for the safe and orderly transportation of passengers to and from their destinations in and around Kossuth County. Must possess or have the ability to obtain a valid Class C CDL w/passenger endorsement and a good driving record for the past two years. $8.50 - $10.75/hr

For a complete job description and job application, either apply in person to the NIACOG office at 525 6th St SW, Mason City, call (641) 423-0491 or go to our website: www.R2BUS.org EOE/pre-employment physical and drug test required. Job also posted on NIACOG website: http://www.niacog.org/niacog_transit.html For detailed job description visit: http://www.niacog.org/Driver%20JOB%20DESCRIPTION.pdf

Application: http://www.niacog.org/Employment%20App.pdf

 


 

Company Name:  spa dee dah, too!
Contact Name: Ellengray Kennedy
Contact Number: 515-885-2772
Number of Positions: 3
Position: Immediately: Full Time Esthetician/Nail and Massage Therapist
Job Description:

  • Commission up to 53%
  • Retail Bonus up to 15%
  • Guaranteed Wage
  • Annual Educational Benefit up to $450 per year
  • Spa Stock Options available
  • Product & Service Discounts for Self & Family
  • In Spa Education
  • Personal Monthly Business  Development Sessions
  • Bi-monthly Retail & Service
  • Promotions with Employee Incentives
  • Wellness Package coming in 2012

View Informational Flyer

 


 

 

Kossuth/Palo Alto County Intern Program
Summer 2018 Intern Job Openings


Company Name:  Pharmacists Mutual Insurance Companies
Contact Name:  Mandy Shepherd
Contact Number:  515-577-9033
Number of Positions:  1
Timeframe:  Summer Months
Position:  IT Intern
Job Description: The IT Intern will be given a project(s) to complete, which will allow them to develop an understanding of creating programs on an IT Team in a Business environment.  The intern will have the opportunity to analyze and implement computer programs which may include enhancements to current systems or new development.  They will also have the opportunity to document and follow provided standards and guidelines.  All interns will be assigned a specific project and will present their observations and recommendations for improvement at the end of their internship.
Essential Functions
Duties include but not limited to:

  • Develop/Maintain applications using any or all of the following languages/tools:
    • Visual Studio
    • SharePoint 2010
    • C#, .NET Framework, XML, Web Services, AJAX, jQuery
    • JAVA, eclipse, Websphere/Tomcat, ANT, Subversion
  • Write SQL queries, stored procedures and functions and know how to create basic reports within SQL Server 2008/2012
  • Utilize commonly accepted best practices to test developed code in development, quality assurance and production environments
  • Maintain detailed documentation for assigned applications/projects

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Experience working with object oriented programming, the development lifecycle and basic coding standards.
  • Must be a team player
  • Willingness to learn
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work quickly, accurately and independently
  • Ability to meet definite deadlines and deal with pressure situations
  • Ability to be diplomatic and maintain confidentiality when working with internal and external customers

Minimum Qualifications

  • MIS, Computer Science or equivalent college major
  • Minimum of 1 year of college. Prefer individual completing Junior year of college course work.

 


 

Company Name:  Kossuth Abstract & Title Co.   
Contact Name:  Larry and Carol Hudson 
Contact Number:  Ph:  515-295-3745
Number of Interns Needed:  1
Timeframe:  Summer months
Job Title:  Clerical / Office Assistant
Job Description:   Assist in the office with clerical duties.

 


 

Company Name:  Horizons Unlimited
Contact Name:  Kristin Elbert 
Contact Number:  Ph:  712-852-2211 or email: kristinelbert@horizons-unlimited.net
Number of Interns Needed:  2
Timeframe:  Summer months
Job Title:  Job Coach Intern and Day Hab Intern, or combination of both
Job Description:     
• Assist with the implementation of community integrated Day Habilitation programs.
• Assist Horizons' members with meeting their program goals.
• Assisted with job coaching an individual in the community.
• Learn the job development and placement process for individuals seeking jobs in the community.
Interns can customize their job to fit their internship requirements and focus on the skills they desire to learn.

 


 

Company Name:  ReTech – Division of Universal Manufacturing 
Contact Name:  Ken Krause    
Contact Number:   Ph: 515-295-3557 x123
Number of Interns Needed:  1
Timeframe:  Summer months 
Job Title: Engineering Intern  
Job Description:  Mechanical, Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering or Industrial Technology.  Manufacturing Process, Plant Layout, Lean Manufacturing, Process Documentation.

 


 

Company Name:  StateLine Cooperative   
Contact Name:  Mitch Giesking or Aaron Schwartz. 
Contact Number:  Ph:  712-866-0581.  Mitch’s email: mgiesking@statelinecoop.com.  Aaron’s email:  aschwartz@statelinecoop.com
Number of Interns Needed:  5 or 6
TimeframeSummer months
Job Title Agronomy
Job Description:    Assist the Agronomy and Precision departments with projects this summer.  Projects include: master agronomy research, scouting, and tissue sampling. 

Click here to view flyer for complete job description and how to apply.


 

Company Name:  DuPont Pioneer
Contact:  Brent Larson, Agronomist
Contact’s Phone Number: 515-295-9411 x217 or cell: 515-890-1737
Number of Interns you will hire: 2 Agronomy Field Scout - Timeframe from May to August
Brief Job Description of Duties:  The agronomy field scout will enable an environment conducive to healthy crop development by providing the scouting, sampling and data collection needed to make informed growing decisions for IPM and company Agronomists.  Competitive pay. View attached documents for more information:
-Informational Flyer
-Job Description

 


 

Company Name:  Snap-on Tools
Contact:  Jodie Rath
Contact’s Phone Number: 515-295-9721
Number of Interns you will hire: 2  - Timeframe from May to Aug (negotiable based on school schedule) Position (job title): Engineering (manufacturing, design, tooling)
Brief Job Description of Duties
Preferred candidates will be enrolled in an engineering degree program. 

  • Work on projects including identify ways to eliminate waste in production processes and devise efficient ways to utilize materials, machines, information and people. 
  • Improve manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning work flow, space requirements and equipment layouts. 
  • Plan, coordinate and test programs. 
  • Complete product development projects. 
  • Participate in problem solving and corrective action projects to resolve customer complaints and improve product designs.   

 


 

Company Name:   Kossuth County Engineer’s Office
Recruiter:   Doug Miller
Email:   engineer@co.kossuth.ia.us or call: 515-295-3320   
Number of Positions:  One, possibly two
Timeframe:  Summer of 2017
Job Title:   Part Time Summer Help, Civil Engineer Intern, Civil Engineer Tech Intern 
Description:   This position is an excellent opportunity for a student to obtain experience in road and bridge maintenance and construction as well as office work related to transportation infrastructure management.  Employee will be required to complete some physical work, including sampling, aggregate, Portland cement concrete and hot mix asphalt.  Employee should work well with others, have good computer and communication skills.  Possession of a valid driver’s license is required.  Please send letter of application and resume to engineer@co.kossuth.ia.us

 


 

Company Name: Algona Publishing Company
Contact Name:
Alan Van Ormer
Contact Number:
515-295-3535
Number of Positions:
1
Timeframe:
June through August
Position:
Writer
Job Description:
Writing feature and news stories, take photographs and possibility of layout and design of newspaper

 



Busines Name:
Country Maid, Inc.
Contact Person: Sara Blair
Contact’s Phone Number: (515) 887-6243 x230
Number of Interns you will hire: 1
Timeframe needed: May or June through August, 2018
Position (job title): Marketing Intern
Brief Job Description of Duties:
MARKETING OPENING
Marketing Intern – Summer 2018
Are you a creative and driven individual looking to gain valuable, real-world experience?
Join our team and get ready for a summer that will benefit you for a lifetime!
As the Marketing Intern, you will:
• Create dynamic animated videos that will be shared across social media and website platforms
• Design compelling emails, infographics, and other graphic work through the application of design, communication, and marketing principles, ideas, and knowledge
• Explore social media platforms to develop, recommend, and implement best-practices
• Develop blog partner relationships to secure promotional giveaway and reviews
• Discover and develop content for our internal company newsletter
• Experience event planning and preparation as you assist with the Annual Dealer Conference
• Work with experienced marking team members to understand best-practices, communications, branding, lead generation, target audiences, and value creation
• Make recommendations and contribute ideas to deliver value to our target audiences

Position requirement include:
• This position requires a strong work ethic and is designed for a current junior or senior working towards a bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising, Graphic Design, Multimedia Design, Communications or related.
• Relevant coursework and enrollment in program in or related to marketing, graphic design, communications, or multimedia
• Exceptional knowledge and experience in using Adobe programs: Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign
• Knowledge of and some experience using Social Media: Facebook & Pinterest
• Comfortable with technology and Microsoft products: Word, Excel, and Power Point
• Experience with video creation is a plus but not required; must be willing and able to learn
• Creative thinking skills.
• Strong communication skills and interpersonal skills. Able to communicate through both verbal and written communication with ease and effectiveness.
• Good judgment, perception skills, and customer service.
• Exhibits polished professional communication skills and personal presentation, speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; demonstrates group presentation skills; participates in meetings

This is a paid, temporary, Summer 2018 position located in West Bend, Iowa.
If this sounds like the perfect fit for you, please email your résumé to:
Sara Blair
Sara.Blair@countrymaid.net
Country Maid, Inc.
PO Box 56
213 4th Ave NE
West Bend, IA 50597
A pre-employment drug screen is required for this position.
Country Maid is an equal opportunity employer.


 

Company Name: DuPont Pioneer – Algona Research Station
Contact Name:
JoAnn Harren
Contact Number:
515-295-7283 x136
Number of Positions:
2
Position:
Research Summer Student Assistant
POSITION FILLED
Job Description: DuPont Pioneer is seeking a Research Summer Student Assistant to participate in a 3-month opportunity designed to give broad based exposure to the day-to-day activities of a breeding program.  Assistants in the program will be expected to participate in all aspects of the research center's activities including planting, plot maintenance, pollination, data collection, and possibly harvesting and could travel to other locations to help on specific field related tasks. Position duration is May to August 2016.

Education and Experience:  College Sophomore or Junior standing, majoring in Agronomy, Plant Physiology, Plant Pathology, Genetics, or a related field.  Agricultural background beneficial.

Competencies: Individual must display a high degree of self-motivation, self-initiative, and ability to work well with others. Good communication and interpersonal skills along with strong computer aptitude are essential.

 


 

Company Name: Horizons Unlimited
Contact Name:
Paige Metzger
Contact Number:
712-852-2211 ext. 118
Number of Positions:
1 - Will hire anytime (Flexible to fit Intern's time requirements)
Position:
A Choice of Job Coach Intern or Day HabIntern or combination (can customize intership to target shills)
Job Description:
Horizons Unlimited has worked with adults who have developmental, mental and/or physical disabilities for more than 40 YEARS. We provide a unique variety of programs where we focus on the abilities in people with disabilities. Interns can learn and experience  any or all the fllowing job skills/tasks:

 

  • Assist with the implementation of community integrated Day Habilitation programs.
  • Assist Horizons' members with meeting their program goals
  • Assisted with job coaching an individual in the community 
  • Learn the job development and placement process for individuals seeking jobs in the community

Interns can customize their job to fit their internship requirements and focus on the skills they desire to learn.


 

Company Name: Kossuth/Palo Alto County Economic Development Corporation
Contact Name:
Maureen Elbert
Contact Number: 
515-295-7979
Number of Positions:
2
Timeframe:
Summer Months
Position:
Office Assistant
POSITION FILLED
Job Description:
Typing, filing, answering telephone, data entry, update mailing lists and emails, work on newsletters, and assist with summer intern program.

 


 

Company Name: Kossuth Regional Health Center
Contact Name:
Laura Curry, Human Resources Assistant
Contact Number: 
515-295-4606 POSITION FILLED
Number of Positions:
2 - Occupational Therapy, 1 - Maintenance, and 1 - Public Relations
Job Description:
Occupational Therapy (2 openings) - 20 hrs a week
Maintenance (1 opening) - 20-30 hrs a week; lawn mowing, outdoor work, painting, etc.
Public Relations (1 opening) -  20 hrs a week; public relations, communication activities, marketing, writing, and design.

 


 

Company Name: MaxYield Coop
Contact Name:
Diane Streit
Contact Number: 
515-887-7211
Number of Positions:
 7
Position:
Variety of Ag-related internships POSITION FILLED
Job Description:
Internships in Grain, Client Relations, Communications, Sales and Agronomy.

 


 

Company Name: Northwest Bank
Contact Name:
Pat Berte
Contact Number: 
515-295-7271
Number of Positions:
1
Position:
Customer Service Representative POSITION FILLED
Job Description:
Assist customers of the bank with general banking transactions and customer service tasks.

 


 

Company Name: Pharmacists Mutual Insurance Company
Contact Name:
Autumn Wirtz, HR Specialist
Contact Number: 
autumn.wirtz@phmic.com
Number of Positions:
1
Position:
Legal/Compliance Intern POSITION FILLED
Job Description:
Visit www.phmic.com

 


 

Company Name: Smithfield
Contact Name:
Rose Kain
Contact Number: 
515-295-7570 X42413
Number of Positions:
2
Timeframe: June - August
Position:
Production Interns POSITION FILLED
Job Description:
Work with Territory Managers assisting with our grower base. Gain understanding of and ability to implement company systems. Develop and establish rapport/relationships with all personnel and management.

 


 

Contact Us

Maureen Elbert,
Executive Director
106 S. Dodge Street
Suite 210
Algona, IA  50511
Ph: 515-295-7979
Fax: 515-295-8873
kcedc@kossuthia.com

Hours:
8:00-5:00 M-Thursday
8:00-2:00 Friday

 

 


 

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