Part Time Jobs

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Busch Farms I am looking for some farm help on our corn and soybean farm, we are located between Boone and Ames. Spring semester and summer potential. Posted 2/7/17 Ames/Boone

Cory Busch  515-290-0282

Country Landscapes, Inc. Seasonal Nursery Sales Staff Basic Information • Country Landscapes, Inc. is a design build landscaping company that has been in operation for over 30 years. Nursery retail sales are provided at our Ames and Clear Lake locations. Our North Liberty location is strictly design/build. • The Nursery Sales Department offers the following items for retail sale: o Plant Materials: Trees, Shrubs, Perennial plants, Aquatic plants and bulbs. We do not work with annual bedding plants. o Landscape Materials: Bulk Mulch Cobblestone Native Iowa Limestone Bagged Mulch Boulders - Cut Wall Stone Pea Gravel Sand - Planter Stone Pave-tech Top Soil - Outcropping Stone River Rock Concrete Pavers - Steps Brick Chips Step Units - Flagstone & Step Stones Crushed Limestone - Edging Job Description The Seasonal Nursery Sales Staff members work with the public on a daily basis. We strive to provide the best service and the best plants to our customers. To help our company achieve this goal we look to hire personnel with outgoing personalities, knowledge of plant and landscape materials (or willingness to learn), and great attitudes. Our customers are the #1 priority, followed by our plant materials and our overall site appearance. Daily tasks include: • Helping customers select, purchase, and load plant or landscape materials. • Maintaining plants – watering, deadheading, weeding, re-stocking bins, etc. • Maintaining the site – weeding, trash removal, sweeping/raking, etc. • Unloading plant delivery trucks, followed by tagging and moving plants in to our nursery sales areas. Job Requirements • Knowledge of plant materials. • Knowledge of landscape materials and ability to load them properly with our equipment (or willingness to learn). • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions (heat, rain, wind, cold). • Ability to run our computer system or willingness to learn. • Ability to lift heavy materials. • Willingness to ask questions and learn/retain new information when you don’t know the answer. Pay Rate and Work Schedules • Employment starts in August and runs through late-October (or later depending on the season/weather). We are looking to hire staff with 4 hours (or more) of availability during the week and full time on weekends (2 weekends/month). • Starting pay is $10/hour. • You MUST be available to work weekends (including Holidays). • We are willing to work around class schedules if you have the availability to work shifts between the hours of 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. At minimum, you must have a 4 hour window of time to work during the week. Posted 2/14/17 Ames, IA

Liz at (515) 232-6864

E-mail address:

Finch Farms Finch Farms Looking for part-time Fall Semester farm help. flexible schedule. Farm 2000 acres row crop, 120 head full blood cattle. Located a mile south of Ames. Finch Farms Looking for part-time Fall Semester farm help. flexible schedule. Farm 2000 acres row crop, 120 head full blood cattle. Located a mile south of Ames. Posted 7/17/2017 Ames area

If interested email Heath at

Innovative Ag Services Seasonal Opportunities Ellsworth and Garden City, IA

Craig Schroeder 319-465-6896

Kokemiller Farms Fall Harvest help - duties include hauling grain with semi - CDL required. Some tillage work and livestock related jobs. Flexible schedule. (Pre employment drug test required?) Ames area

Contact Greg 515-290-1530 or Kelley 515-291-3388

Lindgren Farms General farm help livestock/grain operation just outside of Ames. CDL preferred - not required. Posted 7/10/2017 Ames area

Contact Justin 515-370-1973.

Martin Farms Fall harvest help near Clarion. Grain cart, semi, and tillage.CDL preferred but not required. Possible travel reimbursement from Ames for students. Flexible hours. Pay is dependent 15+/hr Posted 7/6/17 Clarion, IA

Craig Martin   515-851-1295

Stensland Farms Ames area farmer needing help with fall harvest. Ames, IA

Contact Ron Stensland at 515-233-2764 (home) or 515-231-7744 (cell)

Summit Agriculture Group Job Title/Description: Part-time help in our Cattle and Row Crop operations. Cattle opportunities involve the animal care and health of our 10,000. Row Crop opportunities are dependent on the time of year. Each opening has the possibility of becoming a full-time job. Very flexible with scheduling and will work around most conflicts. Competitive compensation. Posted 04/07/2017 Alden, IA

Corbin Kehoe

Human Resource Generalist


Wengert Farms Looking to fill a position for a part time machinery operator on a commercial hay operation NE of campus. The position will mainly be mowing and raking hay, but may also include running one of our balers and stacking bales into storage with tractor/loader or skid steer. We are a commercial hay haying operation that includes both our own hay acres as well as custom hire work for other farms in the Marshall and story county areas. Hours are fairly flexible based both on your schedule as well as weather. Would prefer someone with haying experience, but will train the right person that has previous experience operating other farm machinery. Posted 4/28/17 Ames area

 Please Call Seth at 641-750-1655 if
you are interested in learning more about the opportunity!