Featured Employer: Mahaska

09About Mahaska

Mahaska is a fifth-generation family owned bottler of beverage products and distributor of food products with affiliated businesses in alcohol, vending, trucking and media. The company dates back to the late 1800’s and opened their current Oskaloosa bottling plant in 1961.

Mahaska has a variety of different services provided through the company.  They are not only a franchise of Pepsi-Co products, but also serving customers with a large platform of other beverage flavors.

Along with the Iowa location, Mahaska also has a franchise located in Norfolk, Nebraska and Salina, Kansas.

Snack Express is another key component to each of the franchise locations.  Snack Express provides an array of different vending snack and beverage items, which includes cold foods and sandwiches.  We also offer wide variety, high quality, self-checkout Micro Market in accounts.  Each Market is unique and customized to fit the customer’s needs.

Each Mahaska location has a multitude of different departments that work together in making the business a success.  Some of the departments include: Accounting, Payroll, Accounts Payable, Vending, Fleet Mechanic, Building Maintenance, Warehouse, Sales, IT, HR, Inventory, OTR, and Purchasing.

Mahaska looks forward to the future and will continue to drive innovation and progress to sustain our enterprise for generations to come.




Branden Muhl is the fifth-generation owner of Mahaska. As a family-owned company, Mahaska provides a flexible work environment with employee appreciation shown in a variety of ways. The company hosts Summer outings and a holiday dinner for employees.


Employee Benefits


  • 401 K Options
  • Health Insurance
  • Flex Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Incentive Programs

Featured Employer – Johnson Machine Works


About Johnson Machine Works

Johnson Machine Works began as a local repair shop for farmers and builders over 100 years ago.  Located in Chariton it continues to be a local company that has developed a worldwide reputation for solving the most complex and difficult fabrication projects.  While the industry is “old school” heavy fabrication JMW quickly adopts that latest technologies and processes to provide a high-quality product on time and budget. JMW continues to be an independent, family owned business that emphasizes to employees their “Values of STEEL”: Safety, Trust, Excellence, Empowerment, and Learning.

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  •  U of Iowa Football Practice Facility and Offices
  • Rock Island Corps of Engineers Replacement Mississippi River Locks 11, 13, 14 and Illinois River LaGrange Lock
  • Local Projects in Bloomfield, Centerville, Fairfield,
    Knoxville, Pella and Oskaloosa

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Unique Benefits

  • Company Wide Bonus Program
  • Open Book Management
  • Wellness Programs that focus on financial, spiritual and physical well-being
  • Dave Ramsey’s Smart Dollar
  • Marketplace Chaplains
  • My Healthcheck 360IMG_1910

Fairfield Job Fair

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This year’s Fairfield Job Fair will be at the Fairfield Civic Center on May 10th from 3-6 p.m.  If attending be sure to sign up for the drawing to win an Amazon Echo Dot!

Updated 5/4/17.  New Companies in Orange.

Advance Services Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Agri-Industrial Plastics Apps-Home-icon

Americinn Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Bloomfield Care Center Apps-Home-icon  

C & W Services

Cambridge Investment Research Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

City of Fairfield Parks & Recreation Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Comfort Keepers Apps-Home-icon  

Creative Edge Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Fairfield Aluminum Casting Co. Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Fairfield Area Chamber of Commerce Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Fairfield Arts & Convention Center Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Fairfield Community School District Apps-Home-icon  

First Resources Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Global ID Apps-Home-icon  

Hy-Vee Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Ideal Energy Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Iowa Wind and Solar Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

JBS Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Jefferson County Health Center Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

KMEM Radio Apps-Home-icon  

Maharishi University of Management Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Ottumwa Regional Health Center Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Outdoor Oasis Facebook Link

Parkview Care Center / The Oaks Assisted Living 

QPS Employment Apps-Home-icon  

Temp Associates Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Tenco Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Featured Employer: Tassel Ridge® Winery

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About Tassel Ridge Winery

Open seven days a week, the Winery includes a Tasting Room, Gift Shop, and Visitors’ Gallery. Wine and Food pairing events, including Wood Fired Oven Pizza, Small Plates, and three-course dinners are scheduled throughout the year, and Bistro Lunch is served most days.

Work Completed

11_Tanks03 1500px 300dpiTassel Ridge has approximately 65 employees including a Vineyard Crew, Cellar Staff, Tasting Room Staff, full-time Chef, Sales Representatives, and Ambassadors. The Ambassadors are based across Iowa and do wine tastings in Tassel Ridge retailers located in their areas.

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  • Full-Time Sales Representatives
  • Tasting Room Coordinator
  • Part-Time Tasting Room Staff
  • Part-Time Ambassadors



Sales Representatives

COV Aerial024_8-16-09-AD-1500px 300dpiTassel Ridge has six full-time Sales Representatives that begin and end every day from the Winery in Leighton except when out on overnight sales routes. They sell and deliver wine throughout Iowa, while continuously identifying new retailers and maximizing sales opportunities.


Featured Employer: Ottumwa Regional Health Care

About Ottumwa Regional Health Care

Ottumwa Regional Health Center has served the community of Ottumwa and surrounding areas for more than 120 years. Their mission is to be a regional hub of health for Southeast Iowa committed to providing exceptional care in a compassionate manner. ORHC is dedicated to treating everyone like family, providing the peace of mind that comes from receiving extraordinary care close to home.
Services Offered
ORHC is a full service regional health center that provides a wide range of health services including emergency medine, critical care services, medical/surgical, acute rehabilitation, obstetrics, pediatrics and home care, as well as specialty services such as cardiac catheterization, diagnostic and therapeutic radiological services, wound care, painclinic, sleep lab, pathology, and so much more
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  • RN, Med/Surg
  • RN, Emergency Department
  • RN, Operating Room
  • Office Manager, OB/GYN Clinic
  • Paramedic
  • Monitor Tech
  • Scrub Tech
  • MT/MLT
  • Phlebotomist

Employee Benefits

  • RN Sign-On Bonus
  • Competitive Pay
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Onsite Gym Facilities
  • Paid Time Off
  • Sick Pay Benefits
  • Wellness Program
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
    *Sign-on bonuses for eligible positions


Southern Iowa Career Fair Resource Guide

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Listed below are the employers that intend to be at the Southern Iowa Career Fair on the Indian Hills Main Campus on 2/16/17 from 10-4.  We will update the list weekly until the event.  We have provided links to available company home pages and Facebook pages so you can learn more about each company before you get to their table to talk about opportunities.

Companies Registered to Attend
Updates listed in Maroon

(Last Updated – 2/13/17)

3M – Ames Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

3M – Electronics Materials Solutions Division Apps-Home-icon

A.Y. McDonald Mfg Apps-Home-icon

ACT Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Advance Services, Inc. Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Agri-Industrial Plastics Co. Apps-Home-icon

Agriland FS Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

AgriTalent Recruiters, Inc. Apps-Home-icon

Ajinomoto North America Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Allen College – Unity Point Health Apps-Home-icon

AllSteel Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

American Income Life Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Aspen Dental Management Inc. Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Bazooka Farmstar Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Bellevue University Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Blessing Hospital Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Bloomfield Care Center Apps-Home-icon

Blue Stone Therapy Sessions Apps-Home-icon  

Bridgestone Retail Operations / Firestone Apps-Home-icon

Broadlawns Medical Center Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Buena Vista University Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

C & W Services 

Cambridge Investment Research Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Care Initiatives Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Cargill Apps-Home-icon

Centerville Specialty Care Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Century Insurance Apps-Home-icon

Christian Opportunity Center Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Clow Valve Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Co-Line Welding, Inc. Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Community 1st Credit Union Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Corydon Specialty Care Apps-Home-icon

Crest Services Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Cunningham Inc. Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

DeeZee Manufacturing Apps-Home-icon

DES Employment Group Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Dickey Transport Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Douds Stone Apps-Home-icon

Dr Pepper Snapple Group Apps-Home-icon

Drake University Law School Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

DRM, Inc.  d/b/a Arby’s Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

East Penn Manufacturing Apps-Home-icon

Electronic Contracting Company Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Emerson Automation Solutions / Fisher Flow Controls Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Esco Group Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Fed-Ex Ground Apps-Home-icon  

First Resources Corporation Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Forte Automation Systems, Inc. Apps-Home-icon  

Great River Medical Center Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Grinnell Regional Medical Center  Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Hawkeye Pedershaab Apps-Home-icon

Henry County Health Center Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Hinman Aviation  Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

HNI Corporation  Apps-Home-icon

HON Office Furniture  Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Hurst Review Services  Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Hy-Vee Distribution Center  Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Hy-Vee Inc.  Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Indian Hills Community College  Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Insight Partnership Group  Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Iowa Department of Transportation  Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Iowa National Guard  Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Iowa Wesleyan University  Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

The IMT Group  Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

J & S Electronic Business Systems, Inc. Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

JBS Apps-Home-icon

JBS USA – Marshalltown  Apps-Home-icon  

Jefferson County Health Center  Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Kaplan University  Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Keosauqua Health Care Center  Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Keota Health Care Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Knoxville Hospital & Clinics  Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

KTVO – TV  Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

KYOU TV Fox 15 Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Lee Container  Apps-Home-icon

Lucas County Health Center Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

M & H Broadcasting

Mahaska Health Partnership Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Manor Care Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Manpower Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Marengo Hospital Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Mercy Clinics Inc. Apps-Home-icon  

Mercy College of Health Sciences Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Mercy Medical Center – Centerville Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Millwright Careers Apps-Home-icon  

Monroe Care Center

Monroe County Hospital  Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Mount Mercy University Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Midwest Photonics Education Center Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Musco Sports Lighting Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Navy Medicine

Norris Asphalt Paving Co. Apps-Home-icon  

Northeast Missouri Health Council Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Oakwood Nursing & Rehabilitation Center Apps-Home-icon

Oakwood Specialty Care Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

ONR Orthopaedic & Neurological Rehabilitation Apps-Home-icon  

Oskaloosa Engineering & Manufacturing Apps-Home-icon  

Ottumwa Community School District Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Ottumwa Radio Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Ottumwa Regional Health Center Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

The Pediatric & Young Adult Clinic Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Pella Corporation Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Pella Regional Health Center Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Perfect Touch Wellness Center Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Plastipak Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Principal Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

PROBuild / Builders First Source Apps-Home-icon  

The Pro-Line Building Company Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Proteus Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

QPS Employment Group Apps-Home-icon  

Quality Home Care Professionals Apps-Home-icon

Relco Locomotives Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Reliant Rehabilitation Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Ridgewood Specialty Care Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Scotland County Hospital Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

ServPro of Ottumwa/Oskaloosa Apps-Home-icon  

SIEDA Community Action – Ottumwa Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Sigourney Health Care Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Sinclair Tractor Apps-Home-icon

Skiff Medical Center Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Smithfield Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Tassel Ridge Winery Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

TEK Systems Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Temp Associates Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Tenco, Inc. Apps-Home-icon  

Thomas L. Cardella & Associates Apps-Home-icon  

TPI Composites Apps-Home-icon  

UnityPoint Health Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Universal Pediatrics

US Army Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Van Gorp Corporation Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Vermeer Manufacturing Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Vizient Manufacturing Solutions Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link

Wayne County Hospital

William Penn University Apps-Home-icon  Facebook Link