2016 Economic
Impact Snapshot

Industrial Parks


Iowa Lakes Community College

Job Opportunities


If you are looking for available internships, visit the KCEDC Intern Program

For a list of jobs available in Kossuth County, please also visit Iowa Workforce Development. Not all positions are listed below.

*Positions shaded in Gray have been filled


Kossuth County Job Openings

Company Name
Contact Name
Contact Number
Number Of Positions
Job Description
The Chocolate Season Erika Jensen, Owner chocolateseason@me.com
or call: 515-395-2462
1 Savory Chef
M-F hours
8:30 - 3:00
and occasional Saturday

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

The Chocolate Season Erika Jensen, Owner chocolateseason@me.com
or call: 515-395-2462

Cross-trained Kitchen

part-time permanent
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
Algona Publishing Company John Johnston 515-295-3535 x223 or email: jjohnston@algona.com 1 Part Time

28 hours a week
General Office Typing, answering phones, assisting people at the front counter, and other office tasks as needed throughout the day.
UMC ReTech Human Resources hr@umcretech.com or hand deliver to UMC ReTech- 405 Diagonal St., Algona, IA 1 Welder We are looking for a person that can TIG weld aluminum, magnesium, and MIG weld steel and stick weld. This position will be for welding on case halves, fixing crakes in case halves, removing broken bolts, repairing of broken fins on case halves. MIG weld steel viscous couplings back together, removing broken screws from oil pumps and brazing on forks.
UMC ReTech Human Resources hr@umcretech.com or hand deliver to UMC ReTech- 405 Diagonal St., Algona, IA 1 Machinist 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.
Central Financial Group Terese Culbertson

Please email your experience or resume (preferred) to: terese.culbertson@centralfinancialgroup.com


Office located in Britt, Iowa

Insurance Customer Service Representative

Click here to view job description and how to apply.


Gary Schiltz or Rhonda Kliegl

Visit www.kofab.com to complete a general application, and attach resume, or apply for specific positions.


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/

DuPont Pioneer

Aventure Staffing

515-295-9411 x506

Varied Seasonal Production

Click here to view additional information

Thrivent Financial

Curtis Richards, Partner Greater Iowa Region

To apply, email resume to: curt.richards@thrivent.com or call: 402-679-1651


Financial Associate

Job located in Kossuth County.

Click here to view the Job Description.

Shrine of the Grotto of the Redemption

Andy Milam



Gift Shop Sales

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.

Reding’s Gravel & Excavating

Katie Besch

To apply, visit www.rgealgona.com or stop by 2001 E. Oak St., Algona to pick up an application.

Variety of positions available


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 here to learn more about how to apply.

Horizons Unlimited of Palo Alto County, Inc
Evelyn Schneider



Part Time
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.

North Iowa Area Council of Governments

Joe Myhre, Executive Director

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: 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:

Application:  http://www.niacog.org/Employment%20App.pdf
spa dee dah, too!
Ellengray Kennedy


Immediately: Full Time Esthetician/Nail
and Massage Therapist

  • 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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