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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
Position
Job Description
The Quilted Steeple Susan Busch Send resume and cover letter to:
Susan Busch
2362 Elm St.
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
or email to info@quiltedsteeple.com
1 Manager Position Part-Time

The Quilted Steeple is looking for an outgoing, dedicated person to manage our quilting and crafting retreat located northwest of Algona. Duties to include promotion and marketing, managing reservations, coordinating retreats, light housekeeping, and property management.

Candidate must possess good verbal and written communication skills, be well organized and be knowledgeable of social media, Facebook, email, and websites. 10-15 hours very flexible hours per week plus some weekend hours. Must be able to work independently and have fun. Base salary + incentives.

Send resume and cover letter to
Susan Busch
2362 Elm St.
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

or email to info@quiltedsteeple.com

A Heavenly Celebration Ruth Brown 712-852-4338 3 Sales Associate If you love fashion and retail, have an outgoing personality and enjoy helping others, look no further! A Heavenly Celebration is adding to their team! Must be 16 or older. Week day and weekend hours available. Positions available are part time or seasonal.
UMC ReTech Human Resources hcochran@umcretech.com or hand deliver to UMC ReTech- 405 Diagonal St., Algona, IA 11 Fuel Pump Dept.
  • Will have to be able to sort, diagnostic testing and box and label for this department.
  • Must be able to communicate thoughts, ideas, desires, and problems to fellow employees.
  • This position requires tolerance to noise, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, and mists.
  • Must be able to check and evaluate work, do reasoning and problem solving, have mechanical understanding of use of hand tools and power tools, trouble shoot, understand written and verbal instructions.
  • Must be able to balance, carry, clean, crouch, hold, lift, pull, reach, push, finger, grasp, turn, stand for extended periods, walk, index and insert.
UMC ReTech Human Resources hcochran@umcretech.com or hand deliver to UMC ReTech- 405 Diagonal St., Algona, IA 1 Manufacturing Office Administrator
  • Be the primary administration contact for the company’s fuel pump warranty unit.
  • Collect daily processing information from up to (24) work stations.
  • Create reports that detail the daily accomplishments of each work station.
  • Report to management the daily, weekly, and monthly progress of each work station.
  • Develop a basic understanding of the products processed through this unit.
  • Maintain a perpetual inventory of all products processed through the operating unit.
  • Support Sales and Marketing efforts of the unit by developing product attributes, packaging, and labels.
  • Manage inventory transfers into and out of the operating unit.
  • Work with outside vendors to source materials for the project, as needed
  • Crosstrain with other departments to add value and support as directed.
UMC ReTech Human Resources hcochran@umcretech.com or hand deliver to UMC ReTech- 405 Diagonal St., Algona, IA 1 Division Controller/Plant Accounting Manager
  • Senior Management team member of subsidiary/division.
  • Manage all accounting operations including Billing, A/R, A/P, GL, Cost Accounting, Inventory Accounting and Revenue Recognition.
  • Complete month-end and year-end close process and account reconciliations.
  • Prepare and publish monthly divisional financial statements to management in a timely manner.
  • Assist in developing business metrics, monitoring, reporting and analysis of same on daily/weekly basis.
  • Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecast and report variances.
  • Ensure quality control over financial transaction and financial reporting.
  • Assist with the preparation of regulatory reporting.
  • Develop and document business processes to maintain and strengthen internal controls.
  • Participate in team meetings to discuss financial results and issues.
  • Supervise employees performing financial reporting, accounting, billing, collections, and budgeting duties, and provide guidance as needed.
  • Monitor and evaluate the performance of accounting staff, recommending and implementing personnel actions such as promotions and dismissals.
  • Assist with financial audits and implementing audit recommendations.
  • Propose financial options to support business objectives
  • Analyze the financial details of past, present, and expected operations to identify development opportunities and areas where improvement is needed.
  • Maintain current knowledge of organization policies and procedures, federal and state policies and directives, and current accounting standards.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
UMC ReTech Human Resources hcochran@umcretech.com or hand deliver to UMC ReTech- 405 Diagonal St., Algona, IA 1 Operations Manager
  • Liaise with superior to make decisions for operational activities and set strategic goals.
  • Plan and monitor the day-to-day running of business to endure smooth progress.
  • Supervise staff from different departments and provide constructive feedback.
  • Evaluate regularly the efficiency of business procedures according to organizational objectives and apply improvements.
  • Manage procurement processes and coordinate material and resources allocation.
  • Oversee customer support process and organize them to enhance customer satisfaction
  • Review financial information and adjust operation budgets to promote profitability.
  • Responsible for hitting daily metrics and operating budget.
  • Revise and formulate policies and promote their implantation.
  • Manage relationships/agreements with external partners/vendors.
  • Evaluate overall performance by gathering, analyzing and interpreting data and metrics.
  • Ensure that the company runs with legality and conformity to established regulations.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. 
Exceptional Opportunities, Inc Lisa Bartolo, Human Resources Coordinato

(515) 395-3251
www.exoppinc.org
Administrative office located at
119 South Jones St. in Algona

Find us on Facebook!

15+ Part-Time 3 Full-Time Direct Support Professional 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
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
1

Cross-trained Kitchen
Assistant

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
UMC ReTech Human Resources hcochran@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

1

Office located in Britt, Iowa

Insurance Customer Service Representative

Click here to view job description and how to apply.

KOFAB

Gary Schiltz or Rhonda Kliegl
Phone:515-295-7265

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

Varies

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

2

Financial Associate

Job located in Kossuth County.

Click here to view the Job Description.

Shrine of the Grotto of the Redemption

Andy Milam

515-887-2371

3

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

Mechanic

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

712-852-2211

1

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
(NIACOG)

Joe Myhre, Executive Director

1-641-423-0491
1
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:
http://www.niacog.org/Driver%20JOB%20DESCRIPTION.pdf

Application:  http://www.niacog.org/Employment%20App.pdf
spa dee dah, too!
Ellengray Kennedy
515-885-2772

3

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
  • View Informational Flyer

 

 

 


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