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Employers, simply complete this interactive form, save it, and email it back to maria@pella.org or print, complete and return by mail to PACE Alliance, 818 Washington St, Pella IA 50219. Your project will be added below in the order received. Questions? Contact Karen Eischen at karen@pella.org or by phone (641) 628-2626.

HIGH SCHOOL SUMMER/PART-TIME JOBS

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Sport's Page Grill

WEBSITE: www.pellarestaurant.com

CONTACT: The Sports Page Grill Facebook page or stop into the restaurant to fill out an application

JOB TITLE: Line Cook

JOB TYPE: Part-time

JOB DESCRIPTION & DESIRED SKILLS: Working on our kitchen line preparing meals for our customers. Cleaning, prepping foods, and following all health code regulations. Skills needed are the ability to think quickly, and remember our menu, organization and cleanliness, and the ability to remain calm in a stressful situation.

START/END DATES: Start immediately, end date depends on your school schedule.

TIME/DAYS NEEDED: All days and all shifts

AGE REQUIREMENTS: At least 18 years of age or over

IDEAL CANDIDATE WOULD HAVE A PASSION FOR: Be creative, working in a fast paced environment, and cooking/working with food.

EXPECTATIONS: Work is in person with a dress code of jeans and t-shirts. Attention to the schedule and respect for time and managers is important. No cell phones allowed on the cook or server lines.

Tassel Ridge Winery - Meadowcreek Vineyards

WEBSITE: www.tasselridge.com

CONTACT: Ashley Tratchel, Human Resources Coorindator

E: atratchel@interpower.com
P: 641-672-8462
A: PO Box 115
Oskaloosa, IA 50577

JOB TITLE: Summer Vineyard Help

JOB TYPE: Seasonal

JOB DESCRIPTION & DESIRED SKILLS: Meadowcreek Vineyards, a subsidiary of Tassel Ridge Winery is looking for Summer Vineyard Help. Summer help starts around when school is out for the summer and then they wrap up their season when school is ready to go back in August. In the vineyards they cut/prune the vines down, they tie vines to the tressles as well as have the opportunity to plant new plants. Skills needed for this position are being able to stand for long periods of time, able to be outside all day in all the elements, being reliable. For a full job description and skills needed, click here.

START/END DATES: May-August (time between when school ends & starts up again)

TIME/DAYS NEEDED: Monday-Friday with hours varying from 6am-2pm, weather depending

AGE REQUIREMENTS: At least 16 years of age or older; will consider younger if they have reliable transportation

IDEAL CANDIDATE WOULD HAVE A PASSION FOR: The ideal candidate should have a great worth ethic along with a passion for being outside and working hard. This position will also expand knowledge in agriculture outside of the typical corn and beans that Iowa has to offer.

EXPECTATIONS: Meadowcreek Vineyards, expects each employee to come to work on time everyday with a can do attitude. This position is a 100% outdoor position, working in a group setting where safety and teamwork are our top priority. We have 4 vineyards located in Mahaska County that you will be traveling within doing a lot of the same maintenance to all.

City of Pella

WEBSITE: www.cityofpella.com

CONTACT: Kevin Vos,
Golf & Athletics Manager

E: kvos@cityofpella.com
P: 641-628-0666
A: 712 Union Street
Suite 104, Pella

JOB TITLE(S): Athletic Field Maintenance Worker; Athletic Field Equipment Operator; Athletic Fields Seasonal Worker; Golf Maintenance Worker; Golf Equipment Operator; Golf Seasonal Maintenance Worker. For full job description and skills needed, click here.

JOB TYPE: Seasonal

JOB DESCRIPTION & DESIRED SKILLS: Participates in maintenance of athletic fields and/or golf course and facilities. Operates grounds maintenance equipment for athletic fields and/or golf course. Performs minor equipment maintenance and repairs. Assists with landscape & building maintenance and irrigation repairs, collects litter and trash. General knowledge of grounds maintenance principals, basic skills of hand and power tools and/or operation of variety of grounds equipment, problem solving, and interpersonal relations.

START/END DATES: Varies between positions: Athletic/Golf Maintenance Worker & Golf Equipment Operator are March – October; Seasonal Athletic Fields/Golf positions are March – August

TIME/DAYS NEEDED: Varies by position: Monday – Friday with some positions with Saturday/Sunday hours

AGE REQUIREMENTS: At least 18 years of age or older

IDEAL CANDIDATE WOULD HAVE A PASSION FOR: Working outdoors in a hands-on variety of settings, having multiple job responsibilities, working in teams and around the public and being detail oriented.

EXPECTATIONS: In-person or on-site hands-on work activities. Work is typically performed outdoors in a variety of weather conditions, performance contributes to the efficient and effective maintenance of City athletic fields and golf course facilities, work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, bending crouching or walking. Must be able to follow City and department policies and procedures, able to follow written and oral instructions. Please visit the City of Pella website to view the full job descriptions for qualifications and requirements.

G&B Concrete

WEBSITE: www.gandbconcreteinc.com

CONTACT: Gary Willemsen,
G&B Concrete Owner

E:gary@gandbconcreteinc.com
P: 641-891-4924
A: 2174 Coolidge St., Pella

JOB TITLE: General labor – Equipment operators – CDL truck drivers – Concrete finishers

JOB TYPE: Seasonal

JOB DESCRIPTION & DESIRED SKILLS: Setting forms, pouring and finishing concrete, foundation repair, general laborer. Drivers license, transportation to get to the shop each day, & willingness to show up everyday. Must like to work outdoors, no skills required, just willing to learn the trade.

START/END DATES: G&B is a seasonal company working from March 1 – December 15. Full time or part time work available during those months.

TIME/DAYS NEEDED: Monday-Friday, 6am-5pm (50 hours/week). Times may vary due to weather.

AGE REQUIREMENTS: At least 16 years of age or older

IDEAL CANDIDATE WOULD HAVE A PASSION FOR: Being outside, working with their hands, doesn’t mind getting dirty, wanting to learn a trade, and possibly make a career out of construction work. Opportunities are endless, as well as the money you can make.

EXPECTATIONS: On-site work only, no remote work options. We work outside 95% of the time in the weather. Have a desire to do construction work, work with your hands, and be a team oriented person that can work well with others. We offer a great benefit package for a small company.

City of Pella

WEBSITE: www.cityofpella.com

CONTACT: Alex Meyers,
Aquatic Manager

E: ameyers@cityofpella.com
P: 641-628-1882
A: 712 Union Street
Suite 104, Pella

JOB TITLE: Lifeguard

JOB TYPE: Seasonal or year-round positions available

JOB DESCRIPTION & DESIRED SKILLS: This position is responsible for enforcing pool rules and for providing emergency rescue for swimmers. Skills in swimming and performing water rescue, the delivery of First Aid, problem solving, interpersonal relations, and oral and written communication. For full job description and skills needed, click here.

START/END DATES: End of May-August at Outdoor Pool. Year-round lifeguarding is available at the Indoor Pool.

TIME/DAYS NEEDED: Monday-Sundays, flexible days & hours. Operating hours are 5:30am-7:00pm, Monday-Friday; 8:30am-6:00pm, Saturdays; 12:00-5:00pm, Sundays

AGE REQUIREMENTS: At least 15 years of age or older

IDEAL CANDIDATE WOULD HAVE A PASSION FOR: Being outdoors, working with people, being around water

EXPECTATIONS: Work will be held at the Indoor or Outdoor Pool Facilities. Uniform is provided and includes swimsuit, guard tank, and hat. The work is typically performed while standing, walking, or swimming. The employee climbs ladders, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, distinguishes between shades of color, and utilizes the sense of smell. The employee must be able to exert up to 25 pounds routinely, exert up to 50 pounds occasionally, and exert more than 50 pounds infrequently to lift or otherwise move people or objects. Possession of Ellis & Associates Lifeguard License, Community First Aid and Safety, and Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation/AED Certifications or ability to obtain by date of hire. Ability to maintain certifications and licenses throughout employment.

City of Pella

WEBSITE: www.cityofpella.com

CONTACT: Alex Meyers, Aquatic Manager

E: ameyers@cityofpella.com
P: 641-628-1882
A: 712 Union Street,
Suite 104, Pella

JOB TITLE: Concessions-Admissions Worker

JOB TYPE: Seasonal

JOB DESCRIPTION & DESIRED SKILLS: This position is responsible for assisting with concessions and admissions operations at the Pella Sports Park and Aquatics Center. Skills in prioritizing and organizing work, provision of customer services, and oral and written communication. For full job description and skills needed, click here.

START/END DATES: Middle of March-September 2021

TIME/DAYS NEEDED: Flexible days and hours. Monday-Friday shifts range from 3:45-9:00pm along with weekend tournaments.

AGE REQUIREMENTS: At least 15 years of age or older

IDEAL CANDIDATE WOULD HAVE A PASSION FOR: Working with people in a group setting, interacting with others, food service.

EXPECTATIONS: In person work at the Pella Sports Park and Pella Aquatic Center. Workers are required to dress for seasonal weather and must have hair tied back. The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, walking, bending, or crouching. The employee climbs ladders and utilizes the sense of smell. The employee must be able to exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

Kading Properies

WEBSITE: www.kadingproperties.com

CONTACT: apply@kadingproperites.com

JOB TITLE: Summer Laborer

JOB TYPE: Seasonal – summer 2021 (approx. 400 hour position)

JOB DESCRIPTION & DESIRED SKILLS: As a valuable member of our Summer 2021 crew, you will gain hands-on work experience in the construction trades and play an integral role in bringing workforce housing to Central Iowa communities. Must posses a strong work ethic, willingness to learn, interest in a career in construction and/or landscaping.

START/END DATES: TBD – late spring through summer 2021

TIME/DAYS NEEDED: Monday through Thursday from 6:30am-5:00pm

AGE REQUIREMENTS: At least 16 years of age

IDEAL CANDIDATE WOULD HAVE A PASSION FOR: Construction, landscape, working with hands

EXPECTATIONS: In-person work at assigned job site. Transportation required, however Kading pays for fuel to the job site as well as lunch each workday.

Applebee's

WEBSITE: www.legacyapple.com

CONTACT: www.legacyapple.com

JOB TITLE: Line Cook

JOB TYPE: This is a year round position, but we also accept seasonal and temporary workers.

JOB DESCRIPTION & DESIRED SKILLS: This position requires the ability to work in a fast pace environment. Duties include prepping food, cooking, cleaning, and working well with others. Must also be able to stand for long periods of time. No experience required. We will teach you everything you need to know.

START/END DATES: Position may begin at anytime. Ideal for students looking for evening or summer work.

TIME/DAYS NEEDED: Evenings and weekends, Monday-Sunday

AGE REQUIREMENTS: At least 16 years of age

IDEAL CANDIDATE WOULD HAVE A PASSION FOR: Working in a fast pace environment, working with a team, maintaining a great attitude and cooking/working with food.

EXPECTATIONS: At Applebee’s we believe in the importance of Results, Respect, and Responsibility. We achieve results by having respect for each other by showing up on time, in uniform, and ready to work as a team. We show responsibility by being at all scheduled shifts and taking responsibility for our share of the work. If each of us are contributing to the team, we all benefit.

COLLEGE JOBS/INTERNSHIPS

Pella Corporation

WEBSITE: www.pellacareers.com 

CONTACT: https://careers.pella.com/jobs/production-supervisor-entry-level-college-grad-3004

JOB TITLE: Production Supervisor / Entry-Level College Grad

JOB TYPE: Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION & DESIRED SKILLS: To view full job description and skills, click here.

START/END DATES: Immediate start date with full-time employment

TIME/DAYS NEEDED: 2nd shift, up to 10-hour shifts, paid overtime

AGE REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university or two to five years of relevant experience

IDEAL CANDIDATE WOULD HAVE A PASSION FOR: Working with & managing people with an enthusiasm & ability to motivate others

EXPECTATIONS: As a production supervisor for Pella Corporation, you must be a servant leader with a strong passion and drive to develop the people around you to perform at their peak potential. You must be loyal, conscientious and possess a strong desire to succeed and constantly improve.

Pella Corporation

WEBSITE: www.pellacareers.com 

CONTACT: https://careers.pella.com/jobs/entry-level-engineer-may-2021-grad-3610

JOB TITLE: Entry-Level Engineer (May 2021 Grad)

JOB TYPE: Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION & DESIRED SKILLS: To view full job description and skills, click here.

START/END DATES: May 2021 with full-time employment

TIME/DAYS NEEDED: Day shift

AGE REQUIREMENTS: College graduate or pursuing bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university

IDEAL CANDIDATE WOULD HAVE A PASSION FOR: Engineering, working with a team

EXPECTATIONS: Responsibilities across all phases of assigned engineering projects to ensure the objectives of quality, time and cost are met which support total customer satisfaction

Pella Corporation

WEBSITE: www.pellacareers.com 

CONTACT: https://careers.pella.com/jobs/sales-development-program-may-and-aug-2021grads-2821

JOB TITLE: Sales Development Program (May and August 2021 Grads)

JOB TYPE: Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION & DESIRED SKILLS: To view full job description and skills, click here.

START/END DATES: May 2021 or August 2021 with full-time employment

TIME/DAYS NEEDED: Day shift

AGE REQUIREMENTS: College graduate

IDEAL CANDIDATE WOULD HAVE A PASSION FOR: Being a results-driven, self starter

EXPECTATIONS: This top notch 6-9 month sales development program, located at Pella’s corporate headquarters, provides an exciting, fast paced, fun work environment and a seamless transition to a career in sales with nationwide relocation opportunities upon completion of the program. We look for our Field Sales Trainees to provide a competitive drive, outgoing nature and the will to be the best in the industry.

Pella Corporation

WEBSITE: www.pellacareers.com 

CONTACT: https://careers.pella.com/jobs/hr-representative-2nd-shift-3563

JOB TITLE: HR Representative – 2nd Shift

JOB TYPE: Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION & DESIRED SKILLS: To view full job description and skills, click here.

START/END DATES: Immediate with full-time employment

TIME/DAYS NEEDED: Day shift

AGE REQUIREMENTS: College graduate or combination of education & experience 

IDEAL CANDIDATE WOULD HAVE A PASSION FOR: Working with people, recruiting & training

EXPECTATIONS: This Human Resource Representative will partner with managers and employees to create a world-class work environment and team capability. This Human Resources Representative will lead adaptation, implementation, and execution of corporate policies and programs from the human resource perspective. This Human Resources Representative will provide leadership in recruiting, employee performance, discipline, training, communication, career planning, retention, succession planning, and other human resources matters.

Precision, Inc.

WEBSITE: www.ppi-global.com

CONTACT: Grady Carson,
Training & Development Specialist

E: gcarson@ppi-global.com
P: 641-621-2885

JOB TITLE: Engineering Intern

JOB TYPE: Internship

JOB DESCRIPTION & DESIRED SKILLS: For full job description & skills needed, click here. Provide college level students an opportunity to build problem-solving and real-world experience through hands on application of engineering work. With direction from Engineers this person will be responsible for designing, detailing, drafting and/or modeling of products for quotes, orders and/or Engineering projects by performing duties and responsibilities listed in full job description.

START/END DATES: May 2021-August 2021

TIME/DAYS NEEDED: Monday-Friday

AGE REQUIREMENTS: Currently a Junior or Senior-level college student pursuing bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university in engineering.

IDEAL CANDIDATE WOULD HAVE A PASSION FOR: Engineering

EXPECTATIONS: This is an in-person internship with a business casual dress code. See full job description for all expectations.

Precision, Inc.

WEBSITE: www.ppi-global.com

CONTACT: Grady Carson,
Training & Development Specialist

E: gcarson@ppi-global.com
P: 641-621-2885

JOB TITLE: Information Technology Intern

JOB TYPE: Internship

JOB DESCRIPTION & DESIRED SKILLS: For full job description & skills needed, click here. Provide college level students an opportunity to build problem-solving and real-world experience through hands on application of Information Technology. Responsible for performing PC maintenance and support by performing duties and responsibilities listed in full job description.

START/END DATES: May 2021-August 2021

TIME/DAYS NEEDED: Monday-Friday

AGE REQUIREMENTS: Currently a Sophomore or Junior-level college student with a major in Computer Science, MIS, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering or related field.

IDEAL CANDIDATE WOULD HAVE A PASSION FOR: Computers, Information Technology

EXPECTATIONS: This is an in-person internship with a business casual dress code. See full job description for all expectations.