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Job Opportunities


Company Name:   Country Maid, Inc.
Contact Name:  Sara Blair
Contact Number: (515) 212-4922
Number of Positions:  1
Job Title:   Business Development Manager
Job Description:  View job description here.


Company Name:   Corn Belt Power Cooperative
Contact Name:  Human Resources Dept.
Contact Number:   
Number of Positions:  1
Job Title:   Energy Services Engineer
Job Description:  Click here to view job description and how to apply.

Company Name: 
 Erpelding Voigt & Co., LLP
Contact Name:  Mark Tacheny 
Contact Number:    Phone: 515-295-7275 or Email:
Number of Positions: 1
Job Title: IT Assistant
Job Description: The IT Assistant will work closely with IT management and other functional groups to deploy, administer and provide support for the company’s enterprise, client IT infrastructure and field systems.  He/she must have excellent written and oral communication skills and be able to work, collaborate and coordinate between technical and non-technical people within the company and clients.  

1.  Provide subject matter expertise (SME) troubleshooting support for Microsoft Active Directory, Hyper-V, ADFS, enterprise backup and other enterprise class applications.  Provides desktop support of Windows 7/10 workstations with MS Office 2013, Tax and Accounting software, and other 3rd party software solutions.  Configures and Integrates 3rd party applications and add-ons.  Works with end-users, Microsoft Support and other 3rd party vendors in resolution of support issues as-needed. 
2.  Monitors and optimizes server health functionality based on industry best practices. Implements upgrades, enhancements and fixes following established change management procedures.  Regular review of alerts, logs and performance. Participates in enterprise disaster recovery planning and practices.   Achieve system automation and integration through the use of Web Services and scripting technologies and tools. 
3.  Maintains technical standards, procedures and techniques for the resolution of Enterprise IT system problems to ensure maximum application availability and performance.  
4.  Participates in scheduled and unscheduled weekend/after-hours system maintenance and support.  Performs rotational on-call duty.
5.  Other duties as assigned


Company Name:   Wild Rose Casino and Resorts  - Emmetsburg, IA
Contact Name:  Kat Davis, HR Specialist-Recruiter  
Contact Number:    Phone: 712-852-5167 or Email:
Number of Positions:  2-3
Job Title: Dealer and Slot Attendant
Job Description: Click here for Dealer job description and application.
Click here for Slot Attendant job description and application.


Contact Name:  Michael Rygh, Manager
Contact Number:  515-295-2145 or email:
Number of Positions:  1
Job Title:  Power Sports Mechanic  
Job Description:  Lake Mills Motor Sports II in Algona has an immediate opening for a fulltime experienced mechanic to work on ATVs, side by sides, and snowmobiles.  Experience in the power sports industry is preferred.   Applicant must have experience in servicing and repairing/rebuilding engines and power sports equipment, provide their own tools, and have a valid driver’s license.  Applicant must be able to consistently display a high level of friendly customer service, a strong work ethic, a concern for safety, positivity and professionalism in the workplace, a high level of efficiency, a willingness to learn, and must be able to work as a part of a team.  Computer usage is required in this position.  Minimum of 40 hours/week with salary based on experience.  Paid holiday and vacation.


Company Name:  Titonka-Burt Communications
Contact:  Aaron McCartan, Manager – Office Phone: 515-928-2110 or email:
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:


Company Name:   Exceptional Opportunities, Inc
Contact: Lisa Bartolo, Human Resources Coordinator.
Phone:  (515) 395-3251.  Website:   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: KOFAB
Recruiter: Gary Schlitz or Rhonda Kliegl
Phone: 515-295-7265
Job Title: Varied openings. Visit 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:


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


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:  Horizons Unlimited of Palo Alto County, Inc.
Evelyn Schneider

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


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

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: EOE/pre-employment physical and drug test required. Job also posted on NIACOG website: For detailed job description visit:




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

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


Company Name: Aluma KLM
Contact Person:  April Braun, Human Resource Manager
Contact’s Phone Number:  515-885-4969
Number of Interns you will hire:  2-4
Timeframe needed: (i.e. June-August):  Summer Months

Position (job title): Inventory Control Intern (1-2)
Brief Job Description of Duties: Work with inventory to help complete cycle counting and monitor/develop improved purchasing/inventory flow. 

Position (job title): Manufacturing Production Intern (1-2)
Brief Job Description of Duties: Work on various projects to facilitate manufacturing process.  Project management type positions that may include, time studies, process flow, optimizing performance, process specification, etc. 

Position (job title):
6S - Intern (1)
Brief Job Description of Duties: Work with our 6S Supervisor to develop and maintain current lean manufacturing systems.  

Company Name:  Palo Alto County Health System
Contact Person:  Brett Antczak, CEO/Administrator
Contact’s Phone Number:  Ph: 712-852-5500 / Email:
Number of Interns you will hire:  3
Timeframe needed: (i.e. June-August):  Summer Months

Position (job title):  Health Information Department Interns (2)
Brief Job Description of Duties:  Interns would be working with organizing and establishing a recall methodology for paper charting and purging of charts according to CMS retention standards. 

Position (job title):  Graphic Design or Marketing Intern (1)
Brief Job Description of Duties:  Working with updating and creation of marketing and education materials for PACHS. 

Your Business’s Name:  Country Maid, Inc.
Contact Person:  Sara Blair
Contact’s Phone Number:  (515) 212-4922
Number of Interns you will hire:  3
Timeframe needed: (i.e. June-August):  May/June – August 2019
Positions:  IT Intern, Marketing Intern, and Food Science Intern
Job Description:  View job description here.


Business Name:  Corteva Agriscience – Agricultural Division of DowDuPont 
Contact Person:  JoAnn Harren   
Contact’s Phone Number:  515-295-7283 x136
Number of Interns you will hire: 1 Field Research Cop-Op (Statewide, IA).  6-month Internship from May-December 2019.
Brief Job Description of Duties: Corteva Agriscience has an exciting opportunity for a 6-month Field Research Co-op. This position is an integral part of a team committed to product development. Several research centers house both plant breeding and trait development research activities. Sharing resources across these breeding and trait development groups facilitates more efficient integrated product development. The individual will be involved with the daily operations at their research center.  

View full Job Description and Qualifications here

Business’s Name:  StateLine Cooperative
Contact Person:  Mitchel Giesking, Aaron Schwartz    
Contact’s Phone Number:  515-538-0186
Number of Interns you will hire:  6
Timeframe needed: (i.e. June-August):  May 10th - August 20th
Position (job title):  Crop Scout
Brief Job Description of Duties:   Use iPad apps to scout growers field throughout the summer.  Interns will be using tools like satellite imagery, tissue sampling, and scouting apps to make reports for growers.  Interns will be involved in other activities throughout the summer, including, tours of facilities, special projects, and other activities.


Company Name: Algona Publishing Company / Kossuth County Advance
Contact Person: Alan Van Ormer or Brad Hicks
Contact’s Phone Number: 515-295-3535
Number of Interns you will hire: 1
Timeframe needed: (i.e. June-August): mid-May to mid-August
Position (job title): Intern / News Reporter
Brief Job Description of Duties: This individual will write stories and take photos that will be used in our annual progress edition and in the newspaper on a weekly basis. It requires abilities to schedule and meet with people, use a digital camera, download photos into a computer system, write captions for photos, write original stories about people and businesses, work with teammates, and meet deadlines. Quality writing is important. We expect our intern will be treated as a regular employee, and will be required to act as such in terms of professionalism and attendance. Knowledge of computer programs such as Word, Photoshop, Indesign, and Excel is helpful, while the ability to use email and the internet are basic to the job. A good working vehicle will be necessary as this is not a position that is desk-bound - the intern / news reporter will be assigned to help with covering community activities.



Company  Name: Pioneer
Contact Person: Cynthia Arndorfer
Contact’s Phone Number: 515-295-9411 x211
Number of Interns you will hire:
Timeframe needed:  June - August
Position (job title):  Crop Scouts (2) May/June – August;  Administrative Assistant June – August; Field Safety Tech for detasseling season June – August;  Warehouse/Logistics processing (2)
Brief Job Description of Duties
Crop Scouts: work with our agronomists in the fields scouting for insects and disease as well as other field related activities as available
Administrative Assistant: providing support for our detasseling and roguing personnel records and payroll as well as other administrative support as available
Field Safety Tech:  provide safety audits and checks with field crews as they are working during the detasseling season.  May have some pre-season prep available.
Warehouse/Logisitics Processing – process returns from sales providers, warehouse activities may include data entry, sorting and depooling seed, sampling, inventory resolution



Company Name:  Horizons Unlimited
Contact Name:  Kristin Elbert 
Contact Number:  Ph:  712-852-2211 or email:
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:  StateLine Cooperative   
Contact Name:  Mitch Giesking or Aaron Schwartz. 
Contact Number:  Ph:  712-866-0581.  Mitch’s email:  Aaron’s email:
Number of Interns Needed:  5 or 6
TimeframeSummer months
Job Title Agronomy POSITION FILLED
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:   Kossuth County Engineer’s Office
Recruiter:   Doug Miller
Email: 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



Company Name: Algona Publishing Company
Contact Name:
Alan Van Ormer
Contact Number:
Number of Positions:
June through August
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 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
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: Kossuth/Palo Alto County Economic Development Corporation
Contact Name:
Maureen Elbert
Contact Number: 
Number of Positions:
Summer Months
Office Assistant
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: 
Number of Positions:
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: 
Number of Positions:
Customer Service Representative POSITION FILLED
Job Description:
Assist customers of the bank with general banking transactions and customer service tasks.



Company Name: Smithfield
Contact Name:
Rose Kain
Contact Number: 
515-295-7570 X42413
Number of Positions:
Timeframe: June - August
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

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




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