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

Emmetsburg Reporter & Democrat


Dan McCain, Publisher


1 Full-Time


Editor needed to lead our newspaper in Emmetsburg, Iowa. The Reporter and Democrat is an award winning twice weekly newspaper covering Emmetsburg and Palo Alto County. We will consider qualified college graduates and/or experienced reporters. We will also consider qualified applicants that are new to the field. We are looking for a motivated editor that can produce accurate and interesting news content. The winning candidate will work with our news staff, organize our newsroom and enjoy designing a local newspaper. Pagination and photography skills will be considered a plus. Our company is part of a family of newspapers consisting of more than 100 daily newspapers, weeklies, magazines and printing plants covering 14 states. We offer competitive salary, excellent benefits and a good working environment. Email your resume to dmccain@emmetsburgnews.com or mail to Dan McCain, Publisher, The Reporter & The Democrat PO Box 73 Emmetsburg, Iowa 50536

Northwest Communications

Kristy Orwig 844 Wood St. Havelock, IA 50546

Email: HR@ncn.net
Website: www.ncn.net


Combination Tech

Click here to view job description, wage, 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

Gold Eagle Cooperative

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Varied Full-Time

Full Time positions available at Corwith, Wesley and Titonka locations. CDL required, or ability to obtain a CDL. No experience necessary, will train. Competitive wages and benefits.

Click here to view the job description

Grass Masters

Ryan Nelson

Ph: 515-200-9227


Pesticide Applicator / General Labor

Primary job responsibilities include: pesticide application, irrigation installation, and seeding. Will be working outdoors. Willing to train. Employer will pay for pesticide certification. Full time, seasonal April 1st until November.


Mark Rasmussen



Service Technician

Rewarding career opportunity as an Office Equipment Service Technician with one of the fastest growing and award winning imaging companies servicing Iowa, Missouri, and Nebraska since 1990.

No experience necessary. Candidate must be very mechanical and a great trouble shooter. We offer training programs, performance bonus, cell phone, company vehicle, and a friendly and clean workplace.

Sales and Service on nationally known printers, copiers, fax machines, and shredders.

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.

The Chocolate Season

Erika Jensen, Owner

chocolateseason@me.com or call: 515-395-2462


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. Job is a permanent position, but willing to consider someone wanting short-term employment of 3-6 month commitment.

Click here to view the flyer.

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.

Universal Mfg Co. - ReTech Division

Darryl Anderson, President

515-295-3557  or email your resume to: danderson@universalmanf.com


Quality Manager

Click here to view the job description.

Horizons Unlimited of Palo Alto County, Inc
Evelyn Schneider



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 Appliance Center
Mark Bierstedt



Assist with tech and deliveries

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
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Ellengray Kennedy


Immediately: Full Time Esthetician/Nail

  • 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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