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Company Name: Kossuth/Palo Alto County Economic Development Corp.
Contact: 
Email:
Submit Resume by Email to: kcedc@kossuthia.com
Phone:

Number of positions:  1
Positions: Full-Time Temporary Administrative Assistant


JOB DESCRIPTION:

Fast paced economic development office seeks highly motivated individual with experience using Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.  Successful candidates must possess strong composition skills, be very organized, detail oriented, ability to multitask, and have strong telephone and customer service experience.   Must have knowledge of social media such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn to maintain the social voice of our organization. Some college preferred, but not necessary.  Potential to become permanent full or part-time to the right candidate.  Job located in Algona

 


 

 

Company Name: Universal Mfg Co. – ReTech Division
Contact:  Darryl Anderson, President
Email:
danderson@universalmanf.com
Phone:
515-295-3557 x137
Number of positions:  1
Positions: Category Manager



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Company Name: Universal Mfg Co. – ReTech Division
Contact:  Darryl Anderson, President
Email:
danderson@universalmanf.com
Phone:
515-295-3557 x137
Number of positions:  1
Positions: Quality Manager



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Company Name:  Country Maid
Contact: Sue Golwitzer
Email: 
sue.golwitzer@countrymaid.net
Number of positions:  1
Positions: Quality/SQF Manager


JOB DESCRIPTION:

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Company Name:  Country Maid
Contact: Sue Golwitzer
Email: 
sue.golwitzer@countrymaid.net
Number of positions:  1
Positions: Plant Engineer


JOB DESCRIPTION:

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Company Name:  Aluma
Contact:  Charles Oppedal
Phone: 515-885-2398

Number of positions:  1
Positions: Draftsman

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Seeking a highly motivated and organized individual for a full-time position as a Draftsman. Candidate must have a High School diploma or equivalent. SolidWorks experience or similar is preferred, will train motivated candidates. Position is located in Bancroft, IA. Aluma offers a full benefits package including: health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance,  life insurance, short and long-term disability, and Aflac.
Applications can be found online at www.alumaklm.com. Please email completed applications and resumes to jobs@alumaklm.com. For any questions contact Charles Oppedal, Plant Manager-Bancroft at 515-885-2398.

 

 


 

Company Name:  Horizons Unlimited of Palo Alto County, Inc.
Contact:  Pam Beschorner, HR
Email: 
PamBeschorner@horizons-unlimited.net
Number of positions: 2
Positions: Development Coordinator & Vocational Suppourt Staff


JOB DESCRIPTION:
 

Applications may be obtained through Horizons website:  www.horizons-unlimited.net or in person @ 3826 460th Avenue, Hwy. 4 South, Emmetsburg, IA.  Send resume/application to:  Pam Beschorner, HR, % Horizons Unlimited of PAC, Inc., P.O. Box 567, Emmetsburg, IA 50536 or email to pambeschorner@horizons-unlimited.net.

Position #1 Development Coordinator – Part-time

Horizons Unlimited of PAC, Inc. is seeking a Part-time (20-25 hrs per week) Development Coordinator.  Major responsibilities include Fundraising, Grant Writing & Marketing campaigns to raise funds to benefit the organization to further provide job opportunities for members served.  A bachelor’s degree in marketing or public relations is preferred.  However, equivalent work experience in sales or fundraising will be considered.  Applicant must have excellent communication skills to meet with the public, strong organizational, multi-tasking & time management skills, along with a working knowledge of computers & personal communication devices.  A valid IA driver license with a satisfactory driving record and reliable transportation is necessary.  Applicant must also be able to pass a pre-employment health assessment including a drug screen and TB testing, criminal background checks, & motor vehicle record check.

Position #2:  Vocational Support Staff – Part-time

Horizons Unlimited of PAC, Inc. is seeking a Part-time (20-24 hrs per week) Vocational Support Staff.  Responsibilities include working with developmentally disabled adults in varied work settings.  Must be able to pass a pre-employment health assessment including a drug screen and TB testing, criminal background checks, & motor vehicle record check.  Must have experience operating a skidloader/forklift; able to obtain a chauffer’s license & have good computer skills.  A HS diploma or GED is required.

 

 


 

 

 Company Name:  Grotto of the Redemption
Contact: Rev. Tom Hart
Calll:  515-887-3333
Number of positions: 1
Position:  Coordinator of Marketing and Stewardship Full Time Position


JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Grotto of the Redemption is seeking a Full Time Coordinator of Marketing and Stewardship. Responsibilities include developing and maintaining strategies to meet the Grotto’s objectives. Effective management of the marketing, advertising and promotional activities of the organization. Organize activities to raise funds or otherwise solicit and gather monetary donations or other gifts for the Grotto. Design and produce promotional materials and raise awareness of the Grotto’s work, goals and financial needs. Duties include supervising the tour guides. A degree in marketing or related field and/or extensive experience in marketing/visitor promotion and staff supervision. Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with visitors and staff. Must be able to handle confidential information, be well organized and able to perform effectively under occasionally stressful situations. The Grotto offers a competitive compensation/benefits package and fulfilling work environment.

Send resume to: Rev. Tom Hart, The Grotto of the Redemption, PO Box 16, West Bend, IA 5059762

 


 

Company Name: Rehabilitative Massage
Contact: Kelly Bay
Contact: E-mail resumes to

kelly.higgins.bay@gmail.com
Number of positions: 1
Position: Licensed Massage Therapist


JOB DESCRIPTION:

Rehabilitative Massage in Emmetsburg, IA is looking for a licensed massage therapist to join our team!  Rehabilitative Massage has all of the tools necessary to ensure your professional success, including online booking systems, websites, a social media presence, consistent referral sources, and an established and expanding clientele.  Enjoy family friendly hours, a supportive work environment, and a management philosophy dedicated to growth and development. Applicant must be licensed to practice massage in the state of Iowa; knowledge of deep tissue techniques preferred.   E-mail resumes to kelly.higgins.bay@gmail.com


 

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: HJK
Contact: Karl & Jodie Helgevold
Contact Number: 515-851-1344 (Karl) or 515-851-0602 (Jodie)
Number of positions: 1
Name of position: Apartment Manager
Job Description: Individual to enforce the property’s rules and regulations to tenants.  Future responsibilities would include property reports and leasing.  Benefits would include an apartment.

 


 

Company Name:
Northwest Communications

Contact Name: Shelia Akridge

Contact Number: 712-776-2222 or hr@ncn.net

Number of Positions: 1

Position:
Network Technician

Job Description:
Under general supervision, identify, troubleshoot and resolve problems encountered by users of various servers, desktop systems, network Internet and other computer technology; troubleshoot and solve local-area network problems; provide technical support to end-users regarding computer hardware and software; install, test, certify and troubleshoot networking cabling systems; install configured network equipment; provides technical expertise to end-users regarding optimal set-up for software, hardware and network use; install, configure, monitor and troubleshoot a wide range of network and data communications software and hardware; train users in various software applications and network-related procedures; and perform related work as required. This position includes an excellent full-time benefit package. Please mail your resume or application to: Northwest Communications, 844 Wood St., Havelock, IA 50546 or email hr@ncn.net. Application can be found at http://www.ncn.net/about_us/employment.php

 


 

Company Name: Doherty Staffing Solution

Contact:Ashley Norland

Contact Number:
Ph: 
515-295-2481 ext. 232

Number of Positions: 1

Position: Administrative Assistant

Job Description:
Doherty Staffing Solutions in partnership with our client company in Algona is currently interviewing for a Logistics Administrative Assistant.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Performs moderately complex clerical and administrative duties with moderate supervision
- Coordinates, tracks and reports data, completes projects and supports the effective operation of the work group or department
- May organize provide input and distribute information
- Ensures all documents are completed accurately and timely
- Ability to be out on the floor, helping clean, work with other processes in the warehouse, and ability to receive training on a forklift and help pool seed if needed. The basis of the position will be in the office, but the expectation will be to be out in the plant helping out when the office work is done.

Position Requires the Following:
- High School Diploma or equivalent
- Good verbal and interpersonal communication skills
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs

 


 

Company Name:
spa dee dah, too!

Contact Name: Ellengray Kennedy

Contact Number: 515-885-2772

Number of Positions: Immediately:  2 Cosmetologist and/or Nail Technicians.and
Licensed aesthetician & massage therapist   New graduates or experienced please apply.

Position: Full-time

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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Company Name: 
Snap-on Tools 

Contact Name: Joanie Leerar

Contact Number: 515-295-2456 

Number of Positions: 

Position: Production –2nd shift

Job Description:

Snap-on Tools, a leading manufacturer and worldwide distributor of automotive and industrial tools, storage units and related equipment has immediate openings for Production Workers on 2nd shift at the Algona, Iowa plant. Starting wage is $13.00 per hour. Candidates with manufacturing experience preferred. Snap on offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package. A post - offer drug screen required.

 


 

 

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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