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Job Opportunities

 

 Company Name: Pharmacists Mutual Insurance Co.
Contact:  Autumn Wirtz, HR Specialist
Email: autumn.wirtz@phmic.com 
Number of positions: 1
Position: Claims Service Representative


JOB DESCRIPTION:

Please visit PhMIC’s website to learn more and apply online!
https://apps.phmic.com/jobapp/JobDesc.aspx?pid=162


 Company Name: Pharmacists Mutual Insurance Co.
Contact: Autumn Wirtz, HR Specialist
Email: autumn.wirtz@phmic.com 
Number of positions: 1
Position: Claims Examiner – Professional Liability


JOB DESCRIPTION:

Please visit PhMIC’s website to learn more and apply online!
https://apps.phmic.com/jobapp/JobDesc.aspx?pid=161


 

 Company Name: Pharmacists Mutual Insurance Co.
Contact: Autumn Wirtz, HR Specialist
Email: autumn.wirtz@phmic.com 
Number of positions: 1
Position: Claims Examiner – Liability/Auto


JOB DESCRIPTION:

Please visit PhMIC’s website to learn more and apply online!
https://apps.phmic.com/jobapp/JobDesc.aspx?pid=163


Company Name: Pharmacists Mutual Isurance Co
Contact: Autumn Wirtz, HR Specialist
Contact Number: autumn.wirtz@phmic.com
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: Welp Inc.
Contact: Brian Kollasch
Contact Number: bkollasch@welphatcherty.com
Number of positions: Several
Position: Seasonal Office Help


JOB DESCRIPTION: Click here to view flyer


Company Name: Doherty Staffing
Contact: Ashley Norland
Contact Number: 515-295-9411 Ext 232
Number of positions: Numerous Openings
Position: See Job Descriptions below


JOB DESCRIPTION:
Maintenance Tech

Production Maintenance Tech 1
Production Maintenance Tech 2
Production Welder Tech
Tractor Driver
Production Assembly
HVAC Installer
 


 

Company Name: Doherty Staffing
Contact: Ashley Norland
Contact Number: 515-295-9411 Ext 232
Number of positions: 1
Position: Electrician


JOB DESCRIPTION:

Perform high-level electrical and mechanical installation and maintenance of field and plant equipment and facilities. Responsible for plant electrical systems. The critical work performed by the Electrician directly affects the impact of safety, function, longevity, and over operation of electrical and mechanical equipment at the plant.

·         1st shift-willing to work other shifts

·         1-2 years of electrical experience

·         Apprentice license or above

·         Basic computer skills

·         Willing able to lift 55lbs or more

·         Willing to work in both outdoors and indoors

·         $20.00-$30.00/hr


 

Company Name: Doherty Staffing
Contact: Ashley Norland
Contact Number: 515-295-9411 Ext 232
Number of positions: 1
Position: Agronomist


JOB DESCRIPTION:

Our Agronomists serve as the primary field contact for seed production and supervise fieldwork, plant operations and prepare reports. They work closely with the agronomy team to provide research-based information, technical support and training to maximize profit and efficiency of seed production while improving quality. Agronomists have the opportunity to work in various environments collaborating on the life cycle of our crops.

·         4 year degree or related experience

·         Computer skills

·         1st shift

·         $50,000-$80,000/year

 

 


 

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:  Reding’s Gravel & Excavating
Contact Name:  Katie Besch
Contact Number:  Ph: 515-295-3661

Number of Positions:  2 - 4
Positions:  General Laborers

Job Description:  Currently seeking hard working individuals to fill openings in the area of general laborers.  Experience is preferred but not required.  Willing to train the right individual.  Must work well with others.

Pay rate is negotiable – based on experience.  Visit our website to learn more about our company, benefits and to download an application at www.rgealgona.com or stop by 2001 E. Oak St., Algona to pick up an application Mon-Friday 8 am – 4 pm.  Pre-employment drug testing required.  EEO/AA Employer.

 


Company Name: Kemna Auto Group
Contact: Tom Kemna, Sales Manager
Contact Number: Apply by mailing cover letter and resume, or email to: tom@kemna.com
Number of positions: 1
Position: Sales Consultant

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Click here to view job description.

 


 

Company Name: Counsel
Contact: Mark Rasmussen, General Manager
Contact Number: 800-888-6186
Number of positions: 1
Position: Sales Consultant

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Counsel is an established company that has been in the business 25 years. We serve Western Iowa from the Missouri border to the Minnesota border.

Duties of the Sales Consultant will be to travel the territory below selling Multi-Function devices (print, scan, copy, fax), Shredders, Document Management Software, 3D Printers, and related office technology products. No Pens, Paper, Desks, Chairs, etc.

Pay is a base salary with the potential to earn 3 times the base.

Company supplies cell phone, iPad, laptop, and company car. Matching Simple IRA, Health, Dental, and Vision benefits, Flex Plan.

Territory option 1 is the upper portion of Iowa from Dickenson county to Mitchell County, down to Hardin county over to Sac County.

Territory option 2 that is available is the southern part of Iowa below interstate 80, from Council Bluffs to Des Moines, down to Missouri border.

 

Only one position available, but it can be filled in either location.

Send Resume to mrasmussen@counseldoc.com.

 


 

Company Name: Bancroft Municipal Utility and the City of Bancroft
Contact: Please send application and resume to:  PO Box 157, Bancroft, Iowa 50517.  Applications are available at the Bancroft City Hall or online at www.bancroftiowa.com
Contact Number: For more information, please call 515-885-2382 or email the city at info@bancroftiowa.com.  Applications taken until the position is filled.
Number of positions: 1
Position: Utility Line worker

JOB DESCRIPTION: Click here to view the job description, qualifications, and how to apply.

 


 

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: 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:
Northwest Communications

Contact Name:

Contact Number:

Please mail your resume or application to: Northwest Communications, 844 Wood St., Havelock, IA 50546 or email hr@ncn.net. Our application can be found at http://www.ncn.net/about_us/employment.php

Number of Positions: 1

Position:
Executive Secretary

Job Description:

Northwest Communications is seeking an individual to be an Executive Secretary in our Havelock office.  We are seeking a person who is a precise and analytical worker who puts a high premium on doing things right the first time. Performs duties of a highly confidential nature which requires comprehensive knowledge of the company’s policies and operations. If you can handle multiple tasks, enjoy a fast paced work environment, and are a disciplined worker who enjoys working with the details - we want to talk with you!  We will reward your hard work and loyalty with an excellent full-time benefit package.

 


 

ompany 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.  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

View Informational Flyer

 


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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