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Are you looking for a summer or part-time job?  Check out the listings below and reach out to the employer(s) regarding the job(s) that interest you. Now’s the perfect time to earn money and build your resume!

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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: Julie Berns, Owner
E: jberns8366@gmail.com
P: 641-620-1149
A: 1111 W 16th Street, Pella

JOB TITLE: Food Service positions including serving, hosting, cooks & dishwashers

JOB TYPE: Part-time or Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION & DESIRED SKILLS: Job description depends on each position of serving, hosting, cook or dishwashers. Being friendly, motivated and having an ability to problem solve are all desired skills for each position.

START/END DATES: Start immediately

TIME/DAYS NEEDED: All days of the week and all shifts available

AGE REQUIREMENTS: At least 16 years of age or over

IDEAL CANDIDATE WOULD HAVE A PASSION FOR: Cooking/working with food and with poeple.

EXPECTATIONS: Ideal candidate can start as soon as possible. Clean appearance, friendly attitude, and attention to detail.

Arby's

WEBSITE: https://applyarbys.com/

CONTACT: Allie Nerz, Talent Acquisition Coordinator
P: (402) 938-5140
E: anerz@drmarbys.com

JOB TITLE: Team Member

JOB TYPE: Year-round

JOB DESCRIPTION & DESIRED SKILLS: Design our sandwiches/Slice up the sandwiches (only those ages 18+). Maintain a clean and safe environment for our teams and customers. Ensure our customers experience is positive and inviting by efficiently taking and preparing their orders. Have FUN! The desire to grow and succeed in your personal & professional development. Display strong people oriented relationship skills, and master a foundation professional skills. Ability to occasionally lift up to 50lbs, and use your hands to prepare the meatiest sandwiches. Display drive, determination, punctuality, and maintain responsibility in working scheduled shifts. The DReaM Team hires ages 14+ **Child Work Permit may be required

START/END DATES: May 2021 – Indefinite.

TIME/DAYS NEEDED: Flexible, will work with candidates

AGE REQUIREMENTS: Must be 14 years of age or older

IDEAL CANDIDATE WOULD HAVE A PASSION FOR: Working with food & people, having strong communication skills with a willingness to learn & grow, be a team player and be adaptable in a fast paced environment.

EXPECTATIONS: Our ideal candidate would be someone who we can rely on. This person would always be on time in the proper and clean uniform. They would be willing to learn and grow in their role and within our company. Strong communicator, professional, and courteous.

Arby's

WEBSITE: https://applyarbys.com/

CONTACT: Allie Nerz, Talent Acquisition Coordinator
P: (402) 938-5140
E: anerz@drmarbys.com

JOB TITLE: Shift Manager

JOB TYPE: Year-round

JOB DESCRIPTION & DESIRED SKILLS: Lead and inspire your team to ensure our customers have a positive and inviting experience by providing positive feedback and setting goals. Ensure the restaurant remains clean and provides a safe environment by utilizing maintenance and food safety guidelines. Be adaptable to a variety of situations to support your team’s abilities and knowledge to handle their roles in meeting customer needs. Remain calm and utilize your knowledge to help diffuse and resolve customer issues and employee wellness concerns. Provide coaching and positive feedback to your team in developing their professional and personal skills to take on new challenges. Make positive and inspiring relationships with customers and coworkers to fulfill yours and their quality of life. Have FUN! The desire to grow and succeed in your personal & professional development. Ex: Display strong, effective people oriented relationship skills, and master foundational professional skills. Ability to occasionally lift up to 50lbs, and use your hands to prepare the meatiest sandwiches. Display drive, determination, punctuality, and maintain responsibility in working scheduled shifts. Have experience leading a diverse team in a restaurant capacity preferred. Adequate driving record to include valid driver’s license & insurance. Ability to work flexible hours and work independently as well with a variety of personalities. Background check completed satisfactorily * be at least 18 years old. Ability to meet tight deadlines and work in a fast-paced environment.

START/END DATES: May 2021 – Indefinite

TIME/DAYS NEEDED: Flexible, will work with candidates

AGE REQUIREMENTS: Must be 18 years of age or older

IDEAL CANDIDATE WOULD HAVE A PASSION FOR: Working with food & people, having strong communication skills with a willingness to learn & grow, be a team player and be adaptable in a fast paced environment.

EXPECTATIONS: Our ideal candidate would be someone who we can rely on. This person would always be on time in the proper and clean uniform. They would be willing to learn and grow in their role and within our company. Strong communicator, professional, and courteous.

Pella Corporation

WEBSITE: https://www.pella.com/

CONTACT: Jay Garner, HR Representative
P: (641) 621-6175
E: garnerjl2@pella.com
A: 102 Main Street Pella, IA 50219

JOB TITLE: Production/Manufacturing and Logistics positions

JOB TYPE: Seasonal

JOB DESCRIPTION & DESIRED SKILLS: The Summer Employment Team Member – works as part of a team performing multiple duties for the production of fenestration products. This team member’s assigned team and tasks will vary based on business necessity. This position is a summer position, with a minimum commitment of 10 weeks and a targeted end date. Positions will be restricted based on pre-determined recommendations from Plant leadership and the internal safety team.
Desired Skills:
– Able to work with minimal supervision
– Accuracy and attention to detail
– Proficient mechanical ability
– Adaptability
– Decision making/problem solving

START/END DATES: This position is a summer position, with a minimum commitment of 10 weeks with a targeted end date.

TIME/DAYS NEEDED: 1st and 2nd shifts available

AGE REQUIREMENTS: Must be 18 years of age or older

IDEAL CANDIDATE WOULD HAVE A PASSION FOR: Working as a team to accomplish common goals, have a great work ethic & be people oriented

EXPECTATIONS:
– 10 week minimum commitment
– Must be able to pass a Pre Work Screen Physical, Drug Screen and Back Ground Check
– Work in a team environment with the ability to communicate in a concise, polite and respectful manner

Central College

WEBSITE: https://central.edu/job-seekers/openings/

CONTACT: Julie Palm, HR Generalist
P: (641) 628-5156
E: palmj@central.edu

JOB TITLE: Catering and Central Market Summer Staff

JOB TYPE: Seasonal

JOB DESCRIPTION & DESIRED SKILLS: Join a fun, enthusiastic team that assists with preparing, serving and cleaning up meals in the Central Market for students, employees and campus visitors. 
Central Market Duties include:
– Assemble and bake pizzas
– Make sandwiches in deli as directed
– Place desserts on shelf for serving; Keep work area neat and clean
– Cut fruit and prep items for Salad Bar
– Check and fill napkin holders and cereal
– Help with opening and closing prep and clean up
– Fill beverages as needed
– Other duties as assigned

Catering Summer Staff Duties include: 
– Set up for events: fold napkins, shine flatware, lay tablecloths, set out flatware
– Prepare beverages for events (iced tea, lemonade, etc.)
– Assist with buffet set up and service
– Waiter service: fill beverages, clear plates
– Clean up and organize after events
– This position may also help deliver food and other goods to events on and off campus and may be responsible for driving a Central College vehicle, if eligible.

START/END DATES: May – August

TIME/DAYS NEEDED: Various shifts and hours available

AGE REQUIREMENTS: Must be 16 years of age or older

IDEAL CANDIDATE WOULD HAVE A PASSION FOR: Enjoy working with food and helping people.

EXPECTATIONS:

Hearthstone, A Ministry of WesleyLife

WEBSITE: www.wesleylife.org/careers

CONTACT: Ann Ernsperger, Director of People & Culture
P: (641) 620-4162
C: (641) 204-2455
A: 1742 Main St., Pella, IA 50219

JOB TITLE: Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

JOB TYPE: Can be seasonal or year-round

JOB DESCRIPTION & DESIRED SKILLS: As a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) with Hearthstone you will be responsible for:
– Serving in the health center alongside other CNAs and nursing staff
– Providing high quality clinical care to residents
– Creating an environment of belonging, community, safety and home
– Use your nursing assistant skills to provide direct assistance and care under the direction of our nursing leaders
– Respond to call lights in a timely manner
– Build relationships with the people you serve and with your team members so that you truly become a key member of their health care support team

Active CNA license on the Iowa Registry. Reliability, dependability, integrity and a high level of energy and passion for the work of our organization are required. Ability to effectively communicate with each person served. Previous EMR system experience is preferred. Beginner to intermediate levels of computer skills are required.

START/END DATES: June 1, 2021 with no end date if chooses to remain a PRN team member

TIME/DAYS NEEDED: All shifts: Days (6:15am-2:45pm), Evenings (2:30pm-11:00pm), Overnights (10:45pm-7:15am)

AGE REQUIREMENTS: Must be 16 years old with active CNA certificate

IDEAL CANDIDATE WOULD HAVE A PASSION FOR: Enjoys building relationships with older adults, story-telling, working with hands, thinking outside of the box in certain situations.

EXPECTATIONS: The CNA position requires in-person care. Team members are responsible for their own personal conduct. WesleyLife upholds a high expectation around the duty to treat others as you would like to be treated.
Our dress code is business casual for all regardless of department. Solid-colored scrub pants and a casual top, close-toed comfortable shoes. No workout attire (spandex leggings, tank tops) and no sandals/flip flops. Jeans and Hearthstone t-shirts are acceptable on Fridays.
Team members must be able to push, pull, move, and/or lift up to 50 pounds on a routine basis, be able to remain standing on one’s feet and/or walk for long, extended periods of time, and must be able to stoop, kneel, and reach as needed to perform routine work duties.

Iowa Army National Guard

WEBSITE: www.nationalguard.com

CONTACT: SSG Matthew Trout, Recruiting & Retention NCO
E: matthew.w.trout.mil@mail.mil
P: (641) 680-4735
A: 2260 Hwy 63, Oskaloosa, IA 52577

JOB TITLE: Iowa Army National Guard Soldier

JOB TYPE: Year-round

JOB DESCRIPTION & DESIRED SKILLS: Serve part-time as a Soldier in the Iowa Army National Guard. There are over 150 different jobs available in the Guard. Infantry, Air Defense, Medical and Military Police are examples of Guard career fields. Opportunities are also available in intelligence, technology, engineering, aviation, and many other fields. Physical and mental toughness are just the basic requirements. This is about commitment. A commitment to those around you. A commitment to make a difference, help those in need and be a keeper of the American dream.

START/END DATES: Year-round

TIME/DAYS NEEDED: Minimum 14 weeks for Initial Entry Training, then one weekend a month and two weeks in the summer.

AGE REQUIREMENTS: 17 to 35 years old, up to 40 with a waiver

IDEAL CANDIDATE WOULD HAVE A PASSION FOR: It takes drive, the kind that doesn’t fade when impossible obstacles stare you in the face. It takes mitigation, teamwork and the will to achieve something bigger. If you’re looking for something more, the Guard is looking for you.

EXPECTATIONS: The National Guard is a unique element of the U.S. Military that serves both community and country. The Guard responds to domestic emergencies, overseas combat missions, counter drug efforts, reconstruction missions and more. Any state governor or the President of the United States can call on the Guard in a moment’s notice. Guard Soldiers hold civilian jobs or attend college while maintaining their military training part-time. Guard Soldier’s primary area of operations is their home state.

Central College

WEBSITE: https://central.edu/job-seekers/openings/

CONTACT: Julie Palm, HR Generalist
E: palmj@central.edu
P: (641) 628-5156
A: 812 University St., Pella, IA 50219
W: https://central.edu/job-seekers/openings/

JOB TITLE: Catering Staff (part-time, flexible)

JOB TYPE: Year-round

JOB DESCRIPTION & DESIRED SKILLS: Responsible to the Catering Manager and Senior Catering Events Coordinators for various support duties, including organizing, cleanup of catering equipment and areas. This position assists with events on Central’s campus as well as other local events. This position fills in on an as-needed basis. No set schedule. Hours vary according to Catering needs.
This position fills in on an as-needed basis. No set schedule. Hours vary according to business needs. Duties include:
1. Organize catering staging areas
2. Clean carts and chafing racks involved in catering events.
3. Keep catering vehicles clean inside and out.
4. Help with catering event set up and clean up.
5. Help with special events in the Central Market.
6. Display a clean and neat appearance and pleasant attitude.
7. Consistently demonstrates a positive attitude.
8. Must be open and adaptable to change.
9. Must work cooperatively and respectfully with the people you work with
10. Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: Must be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide and be willing and available to work evenings and weekends.

START/END DATES: Start dates – 4/1/201 – 5/15/2021

TIME/DAYS NEEDED: Part-time, flexible

AGE REQUIREMENTS: Must be 16 years of age or older

IDEAL CANDIDATE WOULD HAVE A PASSION FOR: Working with food and people

EXPECTATIONS: Founded in 1853, Central College of Pella, Iowa, is a private, residential four-year liberal arts college known for its academic rigor and strength in global experiential learning, STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), sustainability education, athletics success and tradition, and leadership and service. Central continues to value its long-standing relationship with the Reformed Church in America that began in 1916. The college participates in NCAA Division III athletics and is a member of the American Rivers Conference. Central is an active part of the Greater Des Moines region and just two minutes from Lake Red Rock, Iowa’s largest lake.

KLK Construction Corp.

WEBSITE: klkconstruction.com

CONTACT: Tammy Summer, HR Director
E: tsummer@klkconstruction.com
P: (641)628-1939
A: 646 Hwy. T-14, Pella, IA 50219

JOB TITLE: Underground Construction Laborers

JOB TYPE: This is a Seasonal Position with winter layoff and recall each spring

JOB DESCRIPTION & DESIRED SKILLS: Lifting and transporting materials, hand digging, and manual labor needs. The ability to lift 50 lbs. The applicant will need to be able to work outdoors and indure the elements. A valid driver’s license is a plus!

START/END DATES: Spring 2021 to Fall 2021

TIME/DAYS NEEDED: Monday – Friday, 6am-6pm

AGE REQUIREMENTS: Must be 18 years of age or older

IDEAL CANDIDATE WOULD HAVE A PASSION FOR: Being outdoors and working with your hands

EXPECTATIONS: We are looking for individuals who enjoy working with others as a team and following written and verbal instructions. We expect dedication to your attendance and to be on time every day. You must be able to provide dependable transportation to and from work for yourself. We do have occasional travel and if further than 50 miles from home an overnight motel stay is furnished. Pay starts at $16.00 an hour and increases with experience and with Class A CDL holders.

Christian Opportunity Center

WEBSITE: www.christianopportunity.org

CONTACT: Tesa Fleener, Human Resources Associate
E: tfleener@christianopportunity.org

JOB TITLE: Direct Support Professional

JOB TYPE: Can be year-round

JOB DESCRIPTION & DESIRED SKILLS: Living Skills Advisors ensure that each person supported is functioning at the highest level of responsibility and independence possible, considering their individual interests, priority needs, skills, and abilities. Responsible to supervise and provide interactive training for people with disabilities in home settings. Will aid people in completing household chores, participating in group or relaxing activities and with personal grooming/hygiene. We provide all trainings!

START/END DATES: Ongoing with flexible schedules

TIME/DAYS NEEDED: All shifts

AGE REQUIREMENTS: Must be 18 with a high school diploma or a GED

IDEAL CANDIDATE WOULD HAVE A PASSION FOR: Working with people

EXPECTATIONS: Must be able to pass a pre-employment physical. Must be reliable and work all scheduled shifts.

Four Seasons Yard Care

WEBSITE: www.fourseasonsyardcareia.com

CONTACT: Troy Seekamp, Owner
E: fourseasonsyardcare@yahoo.com
P: 641-780-2730

JOB TITLE: Crew Member for a professional lawn care and landscaping company

JOB TYPE: Seasonal or year round

JOB DESCRIPTION & DESIRED SKILLS: Moving and triming residential and large commercial properties. Some landscaping, lawn seeding, and landscaping maintenance. Opportunity for snow removal in the winter. Ability to work outside in any type of weather. Must have a positive attitude and be a hard worker. We will teach you the skills required for the job.

START/END DATES: Immediate openings

TIME/DAYS NEEDED: Monday-Friday, 7am-5pm (start and stop times may vary depending on weather)

AGE REQUIREMENTS: At least 16 years of age or older

IDEAL CANDIDATE WOULD HAVE A PASSION FOR: Being outside, working as a team and taking pride in a job well done.

EXPECTATIONS: Job is in person, full-time with possible opportunity for overtime periodically. Must wear closed toe shoes on the job and jeans are highly recommended but not required. Must be able to carry a trimmer for long periods of time and push mow along with rider mowing and other landscaping activities. This job is physical and hands on. We pride ourselves for being the best lawncare company in the area and expect employees to take pride in the work they do.

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.

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.

Interpower Corporation

WEBSITE: https://www.interpower.com/ic/join-our-team/Current-Job-Opportunities.html

CONTACT: Ashley Tratchel, Human Resources Assistant
E: atratchel@interpower.com

JOB TITLE: Manufacturing Assistant

JOB TYPE: Seasonal/Summer

JOB DESCRIPTION & DESIRED SKILLS: Interpower Corporation has an immediate opening for the summer months in the Oskaloosa facility. The individual in this position will report directly to Mike Boyle and will aid in the areas of manufacturing, shipping / receiving, facilities, and other areas as assigned.

START/END DATES: Immediately – through school going back into session

TIME/DAYS NEEDED: Monday-Friday, 7am-3:30pm

AGE REQUIREMENTS: 18 years of age or older

IDEAL CANDIDATE WOULD HAVE A PASSION FOR: Ideal candidate would have some interest in manufacturing operations along following directions easily and enjoys working with different people.

EXPECTATIONS: The successful candidate must be 18 years of age or older. Typical work schedule is Monday – Friday 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. The position could be an ideal fit for a high school senior or college-aged student. If you know of anyone that would be at interest for a summer position, please contact Ashley, 641-672-8462.

Sprigs 'n Sprouts

WEBSITE: www.sprigsnsprouts.org

CONTACT: Rebecca Helland, Director
P: 641-621-1160
E: info@sprigsnsprouts.org

JOB TITLE: Production Assistant

JOB TYPE: Seasonal

JOB DESCRIPTION & DESIRED SKILLS: Work on a variety of planting, maintaining, harvesting, and preparing organically grown vegetables, melons, and herbs on our 3/4 acre farm. Sprigs ‘n Sprouts is a nonprofit supporting the Pella Food Shelf and raising money for the Baja house building mission. Primarily, a willing, can-do attitude! It’s a physical job – bending, carrying, pulling produce items – and the desired candidate isn’t squeamish about getting dirty.

START/END DATES: May 1 through October 15 — will piece hours together but will give priority to those who can complete the full season

TIME/DAYS NEEDED: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and/or Thursdays from 7:30 to noon

AGE REQUIREMENTS: N/A

IDEAL CANDIDATE WOULD HAVE A PASSION FOR: Growing exquisite, nutritious vegetables, melons, and herbs along with fostering strong relationships as we work along side each other. As a faith-based organization, we love watching veggies and friendships grow.

EXPECTATIONS: Sprigs ‘n Sprouts is a 501(c)3 nonprofit focused on cultivating veggies and relationships as we provide veggies for the Pella Food Shelf and financial support for the Baja house building mission. We are in our eighth year of production in the 2021 season and seek to hire part-time labor for 10-12 hours per week total — could be for one person or split between a few. Our part-time staff do not need to bring garden experience, just a willingness to learn. We provide the tools and training needed to be successful. All work is in-person, active, and outdoors. Dress modestly; bring sturdy shoes, and a willing heart.

Taco Bell

WEBSITE: http:/www.teamlyders.com

CONTACT: Store Manager
P: 641-620-1051
E: rs030949@tacobell.com
W: http:/www.teamlyders.com

JOB TITLE: Team Member – customer service, food service

JOB TYPE: Year-round

JOB DESCRIPTION & DESIRED SKILLS: The Team Member is the first face that customers see when they walk through the door or first voice they hear when they place a drive-thru order, setting the tone for the Taco Bell customer experience. Key responsibilities include taking orders or preparing food, assisting in resolving any service or food issues, maintaining food-safety standards and maintaining a clean, safe work and dining environment. A successful candidate will have a clean and tidy appearance, good work habits and a positive attitude.

START/END DATES: Immediately

TIME/DAYS NEEDED: Daily shifts vary in time starting at 8:30am and closing at 12:30am

AGE REQUIREMENTS: At least 16 years of age or older

IDEAL CANDIDATE WOULD HAVE A PASSION FOR: This is a job for a friendly, helpful individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment and paying attention to detail while serving the public.

EXPECTATIONS:

Let It Shine Detailing

WEBSITE: www.letitshinedetailingia.com

CONTACT: John Hill, Owner
P: 641-628-8639
C: 641-780-4285

JOB TITLE: Automotive Detailer

JOB TYPE: Seasonal but could be year-round

JOB DESCRIPTION & DESIRED SKILLS: Detail the inside and outside of cars, trucks, boats and motorcycles. Skills desired are being detail orientated, having good hand-eye coordination, and having computer and social media skills.

START/END DATES: Immediately

TIME/DAYS NEEDED: Monday-Friday, 7am to 5pm or as needed

AGE REQUIREMENTS: At least 16 years of age with a valid drivers license and good driving record

IDEAL CANDIDATE WOULD HAVE A PASSION FOR: Must have a passion for vehicles, like dogs, and creativity with social media posting

EXPECTATIONS: Must have a drivers license. Dress code is casual. Prefer you apply in person.

Co-Line Manufacturing

WEBSITE: www.colinemfg.com

CONTACT: Chad Sailors
W: www.colinemfg.com/careers
A: 1041 Cordova Ave, Lynnville, IA 50153

JOB TITLE: Groundskeeper

JOB TYPE: Seasonal

JOB DESCRIPTION & DESIRED SKILLS: Will be responsible for the care and maintenance of the property using hand tools, power tools or large motorized equipment. Shall perform a variety of tasks related to the improvement, care, and maintenance of landscaping, grass, plants, trees, bushes, flowers and overall facilities. Knowledge and ability to use hand and power tools. Must be able to communicate clearly and follow oral and written directions. Be able to operate trucks and light motorized equipment.

START/END DATES: 5/1/21-9/1/21

TIME/DAYS NEEDED: Monday-Friday, 7am-4:30pm

AGE REQUIREMENTS: At least 18 years of age or older

IDEAL CANDIDATE WOULD HAVE A PASSION FOR: Being outdoors and working with their hands

EXPECTATIONS: Must be able to follow instructions and be at work every day when scheduled. Must also have a valid drivers license and be a self starter.

Co-Line Manufacturing

WEBSITE: www.colinemfg.com

CONTACT: Chad Sailors
W: www.colinemfg.com/careers
A: 1041 Cordova Ave, Lynnville, IA 50153

JOB TITLE: Parts Coordinator

JOB TYPE: Seasonal

JOB DESCRIPTION & DESIRED SKILLS: Responsible for accurately coordinating large volume of laser cut parts in fast-paced environment; must be detail oriented and have good eye-hand coordination. Frequent heavy lifting required. Must be able to communicate clearly and follow oral and written directions. Must be able to stay focused and on task.

START/END DATES: 5/1/21-9/1/21

TIME/DAYS NEEDED: Monday-Friday, 6am-3:30pm

AGE REQUIREMENTS: At least 18 years of age or older

IDEAL CANDIDATE WOULD HAVE A PASSION FOR: Moving parts in a fast paced environment. Working well with others

EXPECTATIONS: Must be able to follow instructions and be at work every day when scheduled. Must also have a valid drivers license and be a self starter.

Co-Line Manufacturing

WEBSITE: www.colinemfg.com

CONTACT: Chad Sailors
W: www.colinemfg.com/careers
A: 1041 Cordova Ave, Lynnville, IA 50153

JOB TITLE: Packaging Assembly

JOB TYPE: Seasonal

JOB DESCRIPTION & DESIRED SKILLS: Packages products, based on product specifications. Responsible for last quality check, accurate application of details, assembly if needed, packing appropriate hardware and ensuring product is ready for shipping. Must be able to use basic hand tools. Must be able to use a keyboard for computer input. Must be able to perform basic mathematical equations and operate standard measuring equipment.

START/END DATES: 5/1/21-9/1/21

TIME/DAYS NEEDED: Monday-Friday, 6am-3:30pm

AGE REQUIREMENTS: At least 18 years of age or older

IDEAL CANDIDATE WOULD HAVE A PASSION FOR: Moving parts in a fast paced environment. Working well with others

EXPECTATIONS: Must be able to follow instructions and be at work every day when scheduled. Must also have a valid drivers license and be a self starter.

AMC Mechanical Group

WEBSITE: www.amcmechgroup.com

CONTACT: Kyle Anderson, President
W: www.amcmechgroup.com
P: 641-628-8590

JOB TITLE: Summer Help

JOB TYPE: Seasonal

JOB DESCRIPTION & DESIRED SKILLS: HVAC and/or plumbing helper (construction). We demo and install ductwork and plumbing in commercial locations throughout the state of Iowa. Basic knowledge of hand tools, safety awareness, good work ethic and willingness to learn.

START/END DATES: Immediate employment with possible full-time opportunity.

TIME/DAYS NEEDED: Monday-Friday, start times vary by project

AGE REQUIREMENTS: At least 18 years of age or older

IDEAL CANDIDATE WOULD HAVE A PASSION FOR: Working with their hands and learning new things.

EXPECTATIONS: 

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KLK Construction Corp.

WEBSITE: klkconstruction.com

CONTACT: Tammy Summer, HR Director
E: tsummer@klkconstruction.com
P: (641)628-1939
A: 646 Hwy. T-14, Pella, IA 50219

JOB TITLE: Underground Construction Laborers

JOB TYPE: This is a Seasonal Position with winter layoff and recall each spring

JOB DESCRIPTION & DESIRED SKILLS: Lifting and transporting materials, hand digging, and manual labor needs. The ability to lift 50 lbs. The applicant will need to be able to work outdoors and indure the elements. A valid driver’s license is a plus!

START/END DATES: Spring 2021 to Fall 2021

TIME/DAYS NEEDED: Monday – Friday, 6am-6pm

AGE REQUIREMENTS: Must be 18 years of age or older

IDEAL CANDIDATE WOULD HAVE A PASSION FOR: Being outdoors and working with your hands

EXPECTATIONS: We are looking for individuals who enjoy working with others as a team and following written and verbal instructions. We expect dedication to your attendance and to be on time every day. You must be able to provide dependable transportation to and from work for yourself. We do have occasional travel and if further than 50 miles from home an overnight motel stay is furnished. Pay starts at $16.00 an hour and increases with experience and with Class A CDL holders.

Christian Opportunity Center

WEBSITE: www.christianopportunity.org

CONTACT: Tesa Fleener, Human Resources Associate
E: tfleener@christianopportunity.org

JOB TITLE: Direct Support Professional

JOB TYPE: Can be year-round

JOB DESCRIPTION & DESIRED SKILLS: Living Skills Advisors ensure that each person supported is functioning at the highest level of responsibility and independence possible, considering their individual interests, priority needs, skills, and abilities. Responsible to supervise and provide interactive training for people with disabilities in home settings. Will aid people in completing household chores, participating in group or relaxing activities and with personal grooming/hygiene. We provide all trainings!

START/END DATES: Ongoing with flexible schedules

TIME/DAYS NEEDED: All shifts

AGE REQUIREMENTS: Must be 18 with a high school diploma or a GED

IDEAL CANDIDATE WOULD HAVE A PASSION FOR: Working with people

EXPECTATIONS: Must be able to pass a pre-employment physical. Must be reliable and work all scheduled shifts.

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.