Jobs in Iowa

Iowa Employment Information

Iowa Overview

Iowa?s agriculture-driven economy helped to shelter the state from the worst of the recession. Besides farming, Iowa has a strong concentration of manufacturing, finance and insurance employers. The Iowa job market and economy are seeing a recovery in most communities, while the real estate market has been stable. The Hawkeye State?s workforce of 1.7 million should see continued improvement in job conditions.

Iowa Job Opportunities

Iowa has successfully diversified its once agriculture-dominated economy into renewable energy, IT, advanced manufacturing, bioscience, food processing and packaging. Higher education is supported by the University of Iowa and Iowa State University. In addition, the state claims the highest SAT scores and third-highest high school graduation rate in the country.

The trade, transportation and utilities industry accounts for the most employment in Iowa, followed by government, education/health services and manufacturing. Most industries have reported recent slowdowns, with the exception of construction; manufacturing; and trade, transportation and utilities.

Iowa Employment Trends

Iowa job conditions have been relatively strong throughout the recession. The unemployment rate, which peaked at only 6.3 percent during 2009 and 2010, has remained below 6 percent since September 2011. Iowa payrolls, which dropped for two years during the recession, have been positive since October 2010. Online postings have been increasing and are nearing prerecession levels.

Moody?s Analytics forecasts a 1.1 percent increase in Iowa jobs between Q2 2012 and Q2 2013, below the 1.3 percent growth expected in the US job supply.

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Automotive Center Manager Job Description: Looking for a great place to work? See why thousands of Automotive Center Managers have chosen to work with us. We offer competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package. Our locations are run and staffed by people like you - professionals who enjoy what they do. Our managers 'own' their location. Sales, inventory, customer retention, scheduli...
Automotive Technician Job Description: Looking for a great place to work? See why thousands of Auto Technicians have chosen to work with us. We offer competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package. Our automotive centers are run and staffed by professionals who enjoy what they do. Our automotive techs keep busy during the day. They diagnose customer vehicle problems, accurately presc...
Physicians Plus Insurance Corporation has a full-time Medicare Compliance Implementation Manager position available within the Compliance area located in Madison, WI or Des Moines, IA. The Manager is responsible for the development and implementation of the Medicare Advantage (MA) Compliance Program, consistent with the requirements of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the P...
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Sales Representative Up to $80,000 per year, based on experience Uline – Shipping Supply Specialists "The people I work with are as passionate as I am." "I came to Uline for a job. Instead, I found a career." Uline is North America's leading distributor of shipping, packaging and industrial supplies. We're a family-owned company known for our incredible customer service and quality products. ...
Sales Rep Up to $80,000 per year, based on experience Uline – Shipping Supply Specialists "The people I work with are as passionate as I am." "I came to Uline for a job. Instead, I found a career." Uline is North America's leading distributor of shipping, packaging and industrial supplies. We're a family-owned company known for our incredible customer service and quality products. Our people ...
Req ID:18201 Location:8255 Northwest Blvd Do you want to “Fuel Your Career”?Do you have experience in Quick Service, Fast Food, or Full Service Restaurant management? Do you have a proven track record of successful restaurant operations, delivering quality product in a safe working environment, providing exceptional customer service, and training and development? Love’s Restaurant Managers promo...
Company Confidential Des Moines, IA
THIS POSITION WILL COVER THE STATE OF IOWA. Job purpose • Grow sales in the assigned territory by providing excellent customer service. Provides communication between the customer and all related departments of the company. • Provide continued market share growth. • Respond to current and potential customer needs and resolve problems regarding product, delivery and installation. Duties and re...
Montpelier, IA
Job Description: Perform assigned tasks directed at achieving total cost reductions in material and contracted services costs in support of the manufacturing process: o Carry out the purchasing processes necessary to provide the proper goods and services, as required by operations, on a timely, competitive, and cost effective basis, such as (but not limited to) purchase order preparation and inv...
Cryogenic Transportation -- Drive and Thrive -- Professional Driving that Fits Your Life Cryogenic Transportation, a highway subsidiary of the Kenan Advantage Group, is now seeking Class A CDL Truck Drivers in your area. We know tank truck drivers are an elite group of Professionals. The KAG companies believe that safe, qualified drivers are the most important part of our overall team operation....
Transport Service Company - Food Grade Division -- Drive and Thrive -- Professional Driving that Fits Your Life Transport Service Company - Food Grade Division, a highway subsidiary of the Kenan Advantage Group, is now seeking Class A CDL Truck Drivers in your area. We know tank truck drivers are an elite group of Professionals. The KAG companies believe that safe, qualified drivers are the most...
UPS is hiring individuals to work as part-time Package Handlers. This is a physical, fast-paced position that involves continual lifting, lowering and sliding packages that typically weigh 25 - 35 lbs. and may weigh up to 70 lbs. Part-time employees usually work 3 ½ - 4 hours each weekday (Monday through Friday) and typically do not work on weekends or selected holidays. Package Handlers receive ...
GUTHRIE CENTER, IA, 50115
UPS is hiring individuals to work as part-time Package Handlers. This is a physical, fast-paced position that involves continual lifting, lowering and sliding packages that typically weigh 25 - 35 lbs. and may weigh up to 70 lbs. Part-time employees usually work 3 ½ - 4 hours each weekday (Monday through Friday) and typically do not work on weekends or selected holidays. Package Handlers receive ...
C.R. England is looking for entry level Truck Drivers, if you do not have a Class A license not to worry – We will help train you, and place you…Guaranteed! Become a Class A CDL Truck Driver with C.R. England! At C.R. England, we have had successful Truck Drivers from various industries and job types. Whether you are currently working in Construction, Maintenance, Manufacturing, Security, Transpo...
C.R. England is looking for entry level Truck Drivers, if you do not have a Class A license not to worry – We will help train you, and place you…Guaranteed! Become a Class A CDL Truck Driver with C.R. England! At C.R. England, we have had successful Truck Drivers from various industries and job types. Whether you are currently working in Construction, Maintenance, Manufacturing, Security, Transpo...
Lifestyle Publications is seeking highly motivated, sales background individuals to launch and run their own businesses within their local community. This is a chance for you to own, run and grow your own business as a Sales Director. Our Sales Directors receive full support and training. Our business model requires no need for knowledge within the publishing industry but would require strong sa...
Humboldt, IA, 50548
Temp to hire position located in Humboldt! Responsible for coordinating the flow of work and materials within or between departments and perform work according to production schedule Identify and sort parts Use machinery and hand tools Perform teardown and prep work Meet department goals and deadlines Follow all SOPs and company policies/values Keep work area clean Promote good safety 7:0...
Excellent temp to hire opportunity for a company in Webster City! 2nd and 3rd shifts available Machine Operators are responsible for performing production work such as feeding machines, sorting, checking and packaging light materials. Performs routine production work such as feeding machines Sorts and packs parts Counts items packed Labels parts and boxes for inventory accuracy Maintains a ...
Humboldt, IA, 50548
Direct hire position! Benefits on the first day of employment!!! 2nd shift: 2PM-1030PM M-F This position performs activities engaged in installing, repairing and maintaining machinery and equipment needed to prepare food products. Duties will include electrical, electronic, mechanical hydraulic and pneumatic maintenance and repair of machinery and equipment. Diagnosing malfunctions in machinery ...
Lifestyle Publications is seeking highly motivated, sales background individuals to launch and run their own businesses within their local community. This is a chance for you to own, run and grow your own business as a Sales Director. Our Sales Directors receive full support and training. Our business model requires no need for knowledge within the publishing industry but would require strong sa...

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