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Job Opportunities

Company Name: Pharmacists Mutual Isurance Co
Contact: Autumn Wirtz, HR Specialist
Contact Number: autumn.wirtz@phmic.com or Call 515-395-7277
Number of positions: 1
Position: sales Associate - West Team

JOB DESCRIPTION: 
Please visit PhMIC’s website to learn more and apply online! https://apps.phmic.com/jobapp/JobDesc.aspx?pid=147

 


 

Company Name: Pharmacists Mutual Isurance Co
Contact: Autumn Wirtz, HR Specialist
Contact Number: autumn.wirtz@phmic.com or Call 515-395-7277
Number of positions: 1
Position: Customer Account Representative

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Please visit PhMIC’s website to learn more and apply online! https://apps.phmic.com/jobapp/JobDesc.aspx?pid=147

 



Company Name: Pharmacists Mutual Isurance Co
Contact: Autumn Wirtz, HR Specialist
Contact Number: autumn.wirtz@phmic.com or Call 515-395-7277
Number of positions: 1
Position: Claims Service Representative – Liability Unit 

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Please visit PhMIC’s website to learn more and apply online!
 https://apps.phmic.com/jobapp/JobDesc.aspx?pid=150



 

Company Name: Pharmacists Mutual Isurance Co
Contact: Autumn Wirtz, HR Specialist
Contact Number: autumn.wirtz@phmic.com or Call 515-395-7277
Number of positions: 1
Position:  Business Analyst I – IT Team

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Please visit PhMIC’s website to learn more and apply online!
 https://apps.phmic.com/jobapp/JobDesc.aspx?pid=151



 

Company Name: Pharmacists Mutual Isurance Co
Contact: Autumn Wirtz, HR Specialist
Contact Number: autumn.wirtz@phmic.com or Call 515-395-7277
Number of positions: 1
Position: Quality Assurance Analyst I – IT Team


JOB DESCRIPTION:
Please visit PhMIC’s website to learn more and apply online!
 https://apps.phmic.com/jobapp/JobDesc.aspx?pid=152

 



Company Name: Pharmacists Mutual Isurance Co
Contact: Autumn Wirtz, HR Specialist
Contact Number: autumn.wirtz@phmic.com or Call 515-395-7277
Number of positions: 1
Position: Operations Associate

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Please visit PhMIC’s website to learn more and apply online!
 https://apps.phmic.com/jobapp/JobDesc.aspx?pid=134

 


 

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

 


Job Opportunities

Company Name: Emmetsburg Community Center
Contact: City of Emmetsburg, John Bird
Contact Number: 712-852-4030
Number of positions: 1
Position: Community Center Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:
  The City of Emmetsburg, a progressive community located in Northwest Iowa, seeks to hire a director for its new Community Center at Five Island Lake.  The director will work with a seven-person board and the city administrator and will be responsible for the management of the new community center and the center’s staff.  Qualifications should include a degree in marketing or a related field and/or previous managerial experience at a facility where conventions and corporate events are commonly held.  Salary commensurate to qualifications. 

For more information, contact City Administrator John Bird at 712-852-4030.  Letter of application and résumé to:
City of Emmetsburg, ATTN:  John Bird, 2021 Main Street, Emmetsburg, IA  50536.

Position open until filled.  EOE

 


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: Andrea Larsen

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:
Doherty Staffing Solution

Contact:
Ashley Norland

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

Number of Positions: 4-6

Position: Warehouse

Job Description:
Doherty Staffing Solutions in partnership with our client company in Algona is currently interviewing for warehouse positions.

This position consists of:
- Conditioning activities such as sizing, gravity operation, bagging, palletizing
- Warehousing activities including forklift operation, collecting samples, pooling, return and rework activities
- Possible general repair and maintenance activities
- Basic computer skills

Position Requires the Following:
- High School Diploma or equivalent
- Good verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
- Demonstrate safety knowledge and implement safety in all areas of the work place.
- Requires climbing and/or work in elevated areas; standing and sitting for extended periods. 
- Requires to lift 60 lbs. on a daily basis

 


Company Name:
spa dee dah, too!

Contact Name:
Ellengray Kennedy

Contact Number:
515-885-2772

Number of positions: 1

Positions:  Massage Therapist & Esthetician

Description: spa-dee-dah,too! has exciting opportunities available immediately . Openings include massage therapist & esthetician with current client lists! Also openings for cosmetologists & nail technicians. We continue to grow and we are looking for qualified people who would love to work with our team.

spa-dee-dah,too! guest clients feel like they have stepped away when they enter the doors. They love the warm, jazzy atmosphere of spa-dee-dah, too!

Extraordinary service is what we do best while offering a full range of spa services & treatments. We serve complimentary beverages and also include lunches with our spa packages. We have an excellent business building strategy and marketing program that draws clients from a large area.

spa-dee-dah, too! has been named three years in a row as a Top 200 Salon in the nation by the professional publication Salon Today…this year we were honored in two categories: growth and advanced education. Our strong guest base continues to grow as the word spreads!

spa-dee-dah, too! BENEFITS
•Earning Potential over $80,000 per year
•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

 


Company Name:
spa dee dah, too!

Contact Name: Ellengray Kennedy

Contact Number: 515-885-2772

Number of Positions: Immediately:  1 Cosmetologist and/or Nail Technician.  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: 

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
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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