March 06, 2015
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Administrative Assistant - School of Science & Mathematics
: The School of Science and Mathematics at Upper Iowa University invites applicants for the position of Administrative Assistant. This full-time position serves as a support position to the Dean of the School, and to the departments of Biology/Chemistry and STEM. Applicants must be detail oriented, able to manage multiple projects, and handle the stress of a fast-paced environment. Computer experience with Microsoft Office applications required. Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred. Experience with working in an office environment or education recommended. Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications received by April 1, 2015 will receive full consideration. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to email@example.com. Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Decorah School has the following position available for the 2015-2016 school year:
5th - 8th Grade Computer Teacher Proficiency using Apple Software and Hardware. Send letter of application and resume to Supt. Michael Haluska, 510 Winnebago Street, Decorah, IA 52101-1842 by March 17, 2015.
Citizens Savings Bank, a locally owned Community Bank seeks a qualified individual for Bookkeeper/Teller Position. Ideal candidate should possess strong interpersonal skills, basic accounting skills and a working knowledge of business computer applications. Responsibilities will include front line work with customers and operations work in proof and bookkeeping. Banking experience is preferred, but not required if candidate has equivalent work or educational background. Salary commensurate with experience and a competitive benefit package is available. Please send cover letter and resume to:
Citizens Savings Bank, Attn: Dallas Steffen, PO Box 7, Spillville, IA 52168 or 563-562-3674
Community Trainer - Full and Part-time Positions Available in the Decorah Area ($9.32 - $10.05/hour to start, DOE)
: Goodwill Industries of Northeast Iowa is currently taking applications for Community Trainers to provide residential, vocational and/or respite services to persons with disabilities in the Decorah area. Requirements for these positions include: ability to organize and prioritize work; possess positive work habits and attitudes and communicate with a variety of people in a pleasing manner. A high school diploma or equivalent preferred. Must have ability to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, overnights, and holidays. All Community Trainer positions require a reliable vehicle to transport clients, a valid driver’s license, a good driving record, and current auto insurance. Working as a Community Trainer for Goodwill Industries of Northeast Iowa provides excellent work experience for students majoring in special education, elementary education, social work, family services, psychology, sociology, therapeutic recreation and health services field. Pre-employment background checks and drug test required for all Team Members. To apply, please contact: Goodwill Employment and Training Center312 Winnebago, Suite B, Decorah, IA 52101 • (563) 382-0457, ext. 415www.visitgoodwill.com • EOE
HELP WANTED: Temporary Work - 12 Job Openings – Starting: 04/01/2015 and Ending: 12/01/2015
Operates self-propelled custom harvesting machines to harvest a variety of grain and oilseed crops. Adjusts speed cutter, blowers and conveyors and height of cutting head, using hand tools. Changes cutting head as appropriate for crop. Drives heavy truck to transport produce to elevator or storage area. Drives transporter truck to haul harvesting machines between work sites. Services machinery and makes in field repairs. Must have a CDL or appropriate driver’s license or be able to obtain within in 30 days of hire. We require six months experience. The employer, Mr. Paplow from Roscoe, SD will pay the AEWR of $13.59/hr (SD, KS, ND), $10.35/hr (OK),$11.37/hr (CO) or prevailing wages of $3000/mo plus room and board (ND) or $2200/mo (SD) plus room and board. Work will be performed in South Dakota, North Dakota, Colorado, Kansas and Oklahoma. The employer guarantees 3/4 of the workdays in the work contract. The work tools, supplies and equipment are provided without cost to the worker, if applicable. Free housing is provided to workers who cannot reasonably return to their permanent residence at the end of the workday. Transportation and subsistence expenses to the worksite will be provided or paid by the employer upon completion of 50% of the work contract or earlier. Workers interested in the job should contact their nearest local State Workforce agency or send resumes to South Dakota Department of Labor Aberdeen SDDLR Office, 420 S Roosevelt St, Aberdeen, SD 57402 and mention job order number: SD1683094
HELP WANTED: Temporary Work - 8 Job Openings – Starting: 04/25/2015 and Ending: 12/05/2015
Operates self-propelled custom harvesting machines to harvest a variety of grain and oilseed crops. Adjusts speed cutter, blowers and conveyors and height of cutting head, using hand tools. Changes cutting head as appropriate for crop. Drives heavy truck to transport produce to elevator or storage area. Drives transporter truck to haul harvesting machines between work sites. Services machinery and makes in field repairs. Must have a CDL or appropriate driver’s license or be able to obtain within in 30 days of hire. We require six months experience. The employer, Maurer Harvesting & Trucking from Ipswich SD will pay the (AEWR) of $13.59/hr (SD,ND,KS), $10.35/hr (OK) or prevailing of $2200/mo plus room and board (SD), $3000/mo plus room and board (ND). The employer will pay the highest of the AEWR, prevailing wage or piece rate, the agreed-upon collective bargaining wage, or the Federal or State minimum wage. Work will be performed in South Dakota, North Dakota, Oklahoma, and Kansas. The employer guarantees 3/4 of the workdays in the work contract. The work tools, supplies and equipment are provided without cost to the worker, if applicable. Free housing is provided to workers who cannot reasonably return to their permanent residence at the end of the workday. Transportation and subsistence expenses to the worksite will be provided or paid by the employer upon completion of 50% of the work contract or earlier. Workers interested in the job should contact Aberdeen SDDLR Office 420 S Roosevelt Street Aberdeen, SD 57402 Telephone: (605) 626.2340 and mention job order number: SD1686794
Looking for a great career with excellent earning potential from the comfort of your home?
A National lead generation for job recruiter’s company is adding self motivated people in the Decorah area to work from home!
• Compensation is based on performance and top performers in the Decorah area earn $30+/ per hour
• Desired applicants should have the following skills:
• Telephone, sales, or customer service experience
• Effective communicators
• Have access to high speed internet with modern computer
• Quiet working space available at home
• All daytime hours, with flexibility— prefer full time applicants, however part time could be considered
Please email resume, or credentials to firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Pat at 563-379-4907
Full Time Mechanic
to work on trucks & heavy machinery. Experience a plus. Willing to train right candidate. Pay based on experience.
Omodt & Jorde Farms, Rushford, MN. 507-459-7850
Full Time Driver to pull a Hopper.
Home often. Late model equipment. Must have a good driving record and be able to pass a drug screening.
Omodt & Jorde Farms 507-459-7850
Rick Arrowsmith, Stratford, SD, needs 8 temporary (03/10/15 –11/30/15) Beekeepers:
All aspects of commercial beekeeping. Move, feed & medicate bees. Put on supers. Harvest & extract honey. Process beeswax. General maintenance of equip. & sanitation of plant. Must be able to provide references to verify exp. Able to lift up to 50 lbs. repetitively. No fear of/non-allergic to bees/pollen. 3 months exp. Driver’s license in 30 days. $13.59p/h. Applicants may be offered higher than the advertised wage rate due to experience or merit. Hours above 40 per week may be offered, but are not guaranteed. Free tools, transport and housing if not within reasonable transport to jobsite. 3/4ths guaranteed. Transport & subsistence expenses to worksite paid at 50% of the contract. Apply at the nearest SD Job service office, phone: 605.626.2340, refer to job order #1686628.
Arborist with experience in residential tree climbing and cutting. CDL preferred. Must be able to lift 50+ lbs. Lawn sprayer:
Class 3OT pesticide sprayer needed. Serious inquiries call 563-380-0708
Construction Laborers & Concrete Finishers / Form Setters
: Seeking motivated individuals willing to work hard in the concrete construction industry across the state of Iowa. Great starting wages - experienced individuals and drivers with a CDL receive higher pay rate. Must be willing to travel. Benefits include 401k matching, employer paid Life insurance, Health insurance, and Home on the weekends. Must have valid driver’s license. Apply online at wicksconstruction.com/applynow/. EOE/AA Employer – Women and Minorities are encourage to apply.
Employment Opportunity: Physical Therapy aide position is now available for application at Decorah Physical Therapy Center.
Experience in direct patient contact is preferred but will train as needed. Submit resume and cover letter to: Decorah Physical Therapy Center, P.O. Box 137, Decorah, IA 52101
Kent Schneider, McLaughlin, SD, needs 1 temporary (04/01/15 -12/07/15) Farmworker:
Set, operate & maintain equip. to plant & harvest crops. Calve out calves, care for calves, nursing mothers & treat sickness. Hay out hay & transport hay. General shop work, farm maintenance & related duties: picking rocks, servicing equip., maintaining farm structures, basic welding & fencing. Move cattle to/ from summer grazing pastures. 6 months exp., Driver’s license in 30 days. $13.59p/h. Applicants may be offered higher than the advertised wage rate due to experience or merit. Hours above 40 per week may be offered, but are not guaranteed. Free tools, transport & housing if not within reasonable transport to jobsite. 3/4ths guaranteed. Transport & subsistence expenses to worksite paid at 50% of the contract. Apply at the nearest SD Job Service office, phone: 605.773.3372, refer to job order #1685112.
Full time position with generous benefits and competitive wage. Health care experience, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, floor care, preventive maintenance and general repair experience preferred. Good work ethic, flexibility, and ability to work with minimal supervision required. Full time benefits include health, life, long-term disability, and dental insurance; 401(k) with employer matchgenerous paid time off plan including an extended leave plan.
Be part of the great things happening here! Please contact Pat at 563-547-2398 with questions or for an interview. 21668 80th Street • Cresco, IA 52136 • EOE