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Work For One Of The Most Successful Energy Cooperatives In The Midwest

You don’t have to know how to do everything we do to work here.

If you have the right attitude, a willingness to learn new things, and the ability to care about our 6,000+ members like we do, then we’ll teach you everything you need to know to have a successful, life-long career with Cooperative Energy.

Current Openings

Propane Delivery Specialist

Ocheyedan, IA

ABOUT THIS JOB

To meet and exceed members and customers’ expectations daily by providing the best propane delivery service in the area.

SOME OF THE REGULAR DUTIES INVOLVED

  • Making propane deliveries to our members and customers
  • Keeping track of degree days and delivery cards up to date
  • Participating in regular trainings
  • Following strict safety regulations and practicing safety daily
  • Responding to a propane leak immediately
  • Receiving customer orders by cell phone or from the office
  • Inspecting systems for unsafe conditions while making deliveries
  • Recording all deliveries properly with accurate information
  • CDL License, HAZMAT and C-TEP preferred but will pay for certification

Starting wage will depend on experience. Requires after-hours calls. Requires maintaining a truck in a safe and clean condition.

 

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Service Tech

Rock Rapids, IA

ABOUT THIS JOB

Our Rock Rapids Service Center is looking to hire an additional team member. This individual will be hard-working, reliable and knowledgeable of vehicle and tire maintenance and they will work on the following:

  • Install, repair, balance, and rotate tires for passenger and commercial vehicles
  • Perform specialty tire work, such as studding tires for snow
  • Help customers find the right tires for their vehicles
  • Manage inventory
  • Perform on-the-farm service and occasional roadside service
  • Occasionally help customers with other issues they may be having with their vehicle
  • Building customer trust and long-lasting relationships through repeat business
  • Inspect vehicle engine and mechanical/electrical components to diagnose issues accurately
  • Conduct routine maintenance work (replacing fluids, lubricating parts etc.) aiming to vehicle functionality and longevity
  • Schedule future maintenance sessions and advise motorists on good vehicle use
  • Provide accurate estimates (cost, time, effort) for a repair or maintenance job
  • Keep logs on work and issues
  • Maintain equipment and tools in good condition

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Refined Fuels Driver

Rock Rapids, IA

ABOUT THIS JOB

Our Rock Rapids office is looking to hire a Refined Fuels Driver. This individual will be hard-working, self- motivated, and reliable.

Responsibilities Include: 

  • Making diesel fuel and gasoline deliveries to our members and customers in a timely manner. 
  • Ensuring selected cardtrols are full of diesel fuel and gasoline
  • Handling and understanding multiple diesel and gasoline products along with being knowledgeable of the Cenex branded products we sell. 
  • Creating and maintaining routes to maximize efficiency. 
  • Recording and billing out all deliveries properly 
  • Maintaining and caring for your truck as if it were your own vehicle. 
  • Building customer trust and long-lasting relationships through repeat business
  • Work with our our members on lubricants and grease needs. 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Previous truck driving experience 
  • Knowledge and understanding of the energy industry and the different types of fuels. 
  • CDL and HAZMAT (willing to help get these for the right person) 

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Line Cook: Blue Line Junction

Worthington, MN

HOURS: Part Time

Overnight: 10PM-6AM or Evening 2or 4PM- 10PM rotating overnight weekends

Job Overview

We are looking for an experienced part-time Line Cook who will be responsible for the preparation of food in a timely, efficient and sanitary manner. The Line Cook must be prepared to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure work environment, while maintaining the organizational ability to identify and act on job duties quickly and effectively. The Line Cook must be prepared to work as a team member in a dynamic workplace, follow all health and safety procedures, and have a high threshold for heat in a kitchen environment.

Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the daily preparation of food items
  • Sets up station according to establishment guidelines
  • Prepares all food items as directed in a sanitary and timely manner
  • Follows recipes, portion controls, and presentation specifications set by the establishment
  • Cleans and maintains station in practicing good safety, sanitation, organizational skills
  • Has understanding and knowledge to properly use and maintain all equipment
  • Prepare dishes as requested by customers
  • Ensure quality and safety of food by performing standard and any additional sanitary measures including sweeping of the floors, cleaning of surfaces, as well as proper covering and storage of items according to standards and procedures
  • Ensure timely preparation of all meals
  • Ensure that the correct quantities are prepared
  • Serve food in the proper portion size and at the proper temperature

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Line Cook: Blue Line Junction

Worthington, MN

HOURS: Full or Part Time

Evenings: 2PM-10PM
Mid Days: 11AM- 7PM

Job Overview

We are looking for an experienced part-time Line Cook who will be responsible for the preparation of food in a timely, efficient and sanitary manner. The Line Cook must be prepared to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure work environment, while maintaining the organizational ability to identify and act on job duties quickly and effectively. The Line Cook must be prepared to work as a team member in a dynamic workplace, follow all health and safety procedures, and have a high threshold for heat in a kitchen environment.

Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the daily preparation of food items
  • Sets up station according to establishment guidelines
  • Prepares all food items as directed in a sanitary and timely manner
  • Follows recipes, portion controls, and presentation specifications set by the establishment
  • Cleans and maintains station in practicing good safety, sanitation, organizational skills
  • Has understanding and knowledge to properly use and maintain all equipment
  • Prepare dishes as requested by customers
  • Ensure quality and safety of food by performing standard and any additional sanitary measures including sweeping of the floors, cleaning of surfaces, as well as proper covering and storage of items according to standards and procedures
  • Ensure timely preparation of all meals
  • Ensure that the correct quantities are prepared
  • Serve food in the proper portion size and at the proper temperature

FULL-TIME BENEFITS: We offer competitive pay and benefits such as life, health and supplemental insurance, dental, vision, Life insurance, short term disability, 401K, pension plan, PTO, bonus incentives, employee referral bonus and so much more.

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C-Store Team Member: Junction 86

Lakefield, MN

HOURS: Part Time

Regular Duties Involve:

  • Greeting and helping customers with a positive attitude
  • Creating and maintaining a positive and fun store environment
  • Operating the cash register
  • Assisting the manager with inventory duties
  • Stocking and maintaining store shelves
  • Preparing deli items
  • Maintaining cleanliness in all parts of the store
  • Developing strong relationships with frequent customers
  • Keeping a watchful eye of store activity to ensure security

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C-Store Team Member: Interstate Cenex

Worthington, MN

HOURS: Part Time

Regular Duties Involve:

  • Greeting and helping customers with a positive attitude
  • Creating and maintaining a positive and fun store environment
  • Operating the cash register
  • Assisting the manager with inventory duties
  • Stocking and maintaining store shelves
  • Preparing deli items
  • Maintaining cleanliness in all parts of the store
  • Developing strong relationships with frequent customers
  • Keeping a watchful eye of store activity to ensure security

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Dishwasher: Blue Line Junction

Worthington, MN

HOURS:

Overnight weekends, Friday & Saturday: 10PM-6AM

Responsibilities Include:

  • Keep a consistent standard of tidiness, cleanliness in the dishwashing area in accordance to standard operating procedures.
  • Ensure that all daily cleaning assignments such as soiled dishes, glassware and cutleries are completed according to schedule.
  • Wash kitchen equipment (eg. Plates, utensils, pots)
  • Perform cleaning services & garbage disposal

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C-Store Team Member: Blue Line Junction

Worthington, MN

HOURS: Part Time

Evening shift: 3/4PM-11PM Rotating weekend overnights

Regular Duties Involve:

  • Greeting and helping customers with a positive attitude
  • Creating and maintaining a positive and fun store environment
  • Operating the cash register
  • Assisting the manager with inventory duties
  • Stocking and maintaining store shelves
  • Preparing deli items
  • Maintaining cleanliness in all parts of the store
  • Developing strong relationships with frequent customers
  • Keeping a watchful eye of store activity to ensure security

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C-Store Manager & Admin. Assistant: Junction 86

Lakefield, MN

We are currently looking for a positive, reliable and dependable, hardworking individual to manager our C-Store and Administrative Assistant for Junction 86! Some of the regular duties involve:

Keep and maintain staff which includes:

  • Scheduling, Training
  • Reviews
  • Strong communication with employees and other c-stores
  • Store meetings for employees

Administrative Duties Include:

  • Coding Invoices Daily Deposits
  • Entering payments and deposits into the bank
  • Process & enter tickets for the shop, propane, and refined fuels
  • Answering calls and assisting customers with their bills

Maintaining the Store by:

  • Keeping a clean environment
  • Controlling Inventory levels of products
  • Food Oversight
  • Monitoring waste
  • Ensuring safe and secure working conditions
  • Meeting Customer needs by resolving customer issues
  • Maintain Brand Image Working with vendors and checking with them by reviewing products that come in
  • Ensuring all departments are licensed correctly

Working knowledge of: POS, Inventory Software, Equipment Understanding P&L Maintaining proper DNR Reports

  • Work with marketing on monthly promotions
  • Community Involvement
  • Attend Bi-Weekly meetings
  • Attending local trade shows
  • High priority in attention to detail and self-motivation

Preferred, but not required: 

  • Two Year associate degree in Accounting or 3-5 years of accounting and or management experience
  • Knowledge of Oakland Accounting Software

BENEFITS: We offer competitive pay and benefits such as life, health and supplemental insurance, dental, vision, Life insurance, short term disability, 401K, pension plan, PTO, bonus incentives, employee referral bonus and so much more.

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C-Store Team Member: Wildkat Junction

Larchwood, IA

HOURS: Full Time

Regular Duties Involve:

  • Greeting and helping customers with a positive attitude
  • Creating and maintaining a positive and fun store environment
  • Operating the cash register
  • Assisting the manager with inventory duties
  • Stocking and maintaining store shelves
  • Preparing deli items
  • Maintaining cleanliness in all parts of the store
  • Developing strong relationships with frequent customers
  • Keeping a watchful eye of store activity to ensure security

FULL-TIME BENEFITS: We offer competitive pay and benefits such as life, health and supplemental insurance, dental, vision, Life insurance, short term disability, 401K, pension plan, PTO, bonus incentives, employee referral bonus and so much more.

 

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C-Store Kitchen Team: Boji Junction

Milford, IA

HOURS: Full Time

We are looking for a fun, reliable, and responsible individual to join our kitchen team! We are looking for an individual who can work kitchen hours starting early in the morning and day hours through the week and every other weekend. Applicants must be 18.

Regular Duties Involve:

  • Greeting and helping customers with a positive attitude
  • Creating and maintaining a positive and fun store environment
  • Operating the cash register
  • Assisting the manager with inventory duties
  • Stocking and maintaining store shelves
  • Preparing deli items
  • Maintaining cleanliness in all parts of the store
  • Developing strong relationships with frequent customers
  • Keeping a watchful eye of store activity to ensure security

FULL-TIME BENEFITS: We offer competitive pay and benefits such as life, health and supplemental insurance, dental, vision, Life insurance, short term disability, 401K, pension plan, PTO, bonus incentives, employee referral bonus and so much more.

 

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A&W Restaurant Shift Manager

Sibley, IA

HOURS: Full Time

How exciting would it be to start right now for and established company in a brand new facility? A&W is opening up a new restaurant in Sibley, IA and has a positions available shift managers to start even before the building is ready. We offer competitive wage, a generous bonus program and additional benefits for full-time Team Members. 

Role: Support the RGM by running great shifts in a self-sufficient manner. Take ownership and responsibility to solve problems, seek help from others when appropriate and be willing to provide help and guidance to others. The Shift Manager's work week will consist of 36-40 hours/week. 

Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Execute the MIC (Manager-In-Charge) duties
  • Ensure that all team members complete their tasks for their assigned position(s).
  • Ensure that all employees present a neat, clean appearance and wear company approved uniform.
  • Personally demonstrate that the customer needs are the highest priority.
  • Ensure food safety, quality and accuracy of orders. 
  • Resolve customer complaints quickly while maintaining positive customer relations. 
  • Greets customers with a smile, is polite and pleasant when speaking with customers 
  • Works with urgency
  • Works with management and fellow employees
  • Cooperation with peers and work with fellow employees as part of a team, helps other when they need a hand.
  • Demonstrates a positive and enthusiastic attitude with co-workers
  • Understands posted work schedule and reports to work as scheduled, on time, in uniform and ready to begin tasks and provides appropriate notice when unable to be at work.
  • Understands and uses approved time-keeping system including, accurately recording all hours worked. 
  • Takes action without being told, goes beyond what is simply required and maintains a high activity level
  • Provide regular feedback to the RGM on the performance of Team Members
  • Provide ongoing constructive and complimentary feedback to team members
  • Handle conflicts constructively and works with RGM to achieve a resolution
  • Follow cash control/security procedures and maintain inventory and labor controls
  • Oversee proper product preparation, rotation, portioning, cooking and holding times
  • Assist RGM with facility maintenance and ensure health and safety standards are followed at all times
  • Perform other duties as required by manager

Job Requirements and Essential Functions: 

  • Strong preference for internal promote from hourly team member position. 
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must pass background check criteria
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Ability to do basic business math
  • Able to stock shelves and coolers
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds 
  • Able to oversee and manage subordinate employees and provide direction
  • Able to sweep and mop floors, dust shelves, lift and carry out trash containers and place in an outside bin. 
  • Able to clean the parking lot and grounds surrounding the restaurant
  • Must be available for both opening and closing shifts
  • ServSafe Certified as soon as possible

This list of job duties and responsibilities in not all-inclusive. The company and/or restaurant management may change or add to these job duties and responsibilities at any time with or without prior notice.

Pay: Wage based on experience

Job type: Full-time

Education: No education requirement

FULL-TIME BENEFITS: We offer competitive pay and benefits such as life, health and supplemental insurance, dental, vision, Life insurance, short term disability, 401K, pension plan, PTO, bonus incentives, employee referral bonus and so much more.

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A&W Restaurant Assistant Manager

Sibley, IA

HOURS: Full Time

How exciting would it be to start right now for an established company in a brand-new facility? A&W® is opening up a new restaurant in Sibley, Iowa and has a position available for an Assistant Manager to start even before the building is ready. We offer competitive wage, a generous bonus program and additional benefits for full-time Team Members.

Requirements/Responsibilities Position Summary: Contributes to A&W® success by assisting the Restaurant General Manager (RGM) in executing daily operations. Directs Team Members to provide engaging service of quality food and beverages in a clean and comfortable environment. An Assistant Manager work week will consist of 45 to 50 hours per week.

Summary of Key Responsibilities (include, but are not limited to, the following):

  • Works in various positions as needed during shift in addition to Supervisor duties.
  • Directs Team Member activities in order to maintain speed of service, cleanliness standards, and operational needs. Organizes opening, shift change, and closing duties.
  • Monitors Team Member productivity and performance. Provides clear, specific, timely, and respectful coaching and feedback to improve performance and achieve operational excellence.
  • Follows all company policies and procedures. Helps to maintain a safe working environment throughout the restaurant. Holds Team Members accountable for following policies including those for cash handling and safety and security.
  • Assists in orientation and training of new Team Members. Uses company training resources effectively. Recommends Team Member training needs to RGM.
  • Serves as a role model by developing positive relationships with Team Members and demonstrating engaging guest service at all times.
  • Takes appropriate and immediate action to resolve guest complaints. Follows up to ensure guest satisfaction. Works with RGM to continually improve guest service.
  • Communicates effectively. Filters information between RGM and Team Members as needed.

Assists RGM in administrative activities such as: managing inventory, ordering product, preparing deposits, HAACP records, and maintaining financial and labor records. • Sets the standard for regular and consistent attendance and punctuality.

  • Responsible for the safety and security of the Team Member’s, facilities, and assets in the absence of the RGM or AGM.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of food service operations. Minimum one year of experience in industry.
  • Knowledge of food safety and physical safety guidelines.
  • Strong interpersonal skills • Strong customer service skills • Strong problem-solving skills • Effective communication, orally and in writing, with Team Members and guests.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships • Lead and motivate a team, even during challenging times.

Physical Requirements:

  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Must have flexible availability for scheduling.
  • Must be available for both opening and closing shifts.
  • ServSafe Certified by March 1, 2023.

This list of job duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive. The company and/or restaurant management may change or add to these job duties and responsibilities at any time with or without prior notice.

Pay: $2000 Sign On Bonus. Salary based on experience.

Job types: Full-time.

Education: No education required.

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