Part Time Jobs

Company Name Job Title/Description Locationsort descending Job Contact
Weigel Farms Fall harvest help needed. Flexible with class schedule but need weekend availability. Posted 9/7/16 10 miles from Ames

Shawn Weigel  515-291-4528

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


H&K Enterprises We are looking for a student to work on our pork production operation. This position will have work and responsibilities in all areas of production on a 350 head sow farm using a batch farrowing system. We use all ai for our breeding and farrow 100 hd every 7 weeks. There well be some general farm maintenance jobs. Very flexible work hours to work around class schedules. Summer projects keep you busy most days. If interested continuing to work next school year that would be great. We are located just northeast of Ames, about 7 miles from campus. Ames area

Contact Dave Moody @ 515-231-0292 or email to

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!

Forage Genetics We are looking for someone to help the rest of the summer and with fall harvest. One of our personnel will be going back to school in the fall and I will need someone to help with harvest at locations in 5 states as well as here in Ames. Prefer someone with CDL or farm background but as long as they have a clean driving record and are willing to travel we can make it work. If you have someone in mind or could post something I would appreciate it. It would be for Forage Genetics Napier, IA Posted 6/20/16 Ames area

Contact phone number is.

Chris McKone


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

Eastlund Farms Harvest help, grain cart operator, and pulling wagons/driving truck. Experience preferred. Flexible hours. Ames area. Posted 8/25/16 Ames area

Tom Eastlund 1-515-230-4733 or Dave Eastlund 1-515-230-4735

Swanson Farms Fall harvest help. Posted 6/23/16 Ames area (12 miles NE)

Dale Swanson  515-291-5251 or

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)

Peterson Farms Part time experience farm help wanted on grain farm near Ames. CDL would be helpful. Posted 6/1/16 Ames, IA

Ron Peterson 515-232-7639

Go Green Lawn Care I am always looking for students that might have an interest in mowing/spraying/smaller landscaping jobs etc. If you have students that might be looking for some additional hours this summer we are always looking for good people. Pay is usually around $12-14 an hour. Thank you again for taking the time to call me back. Dan Walter Posted March 21, 2016 Ames, IA

Dan Walter

Owner, Go Green Lawn Care

Ames, IA

515-232-0055 Office

515-231-0925 Cell.

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:

CUP Lab Position Type: Part-Time Location: Ames, Iowa Start Date: September 2016 Pay Rate: TBD Company Description: The CUP Lab® is the largest third-party unbiased interpreter of carcass ultrasound images in the world, ensuring customers superior service and the most reliable and accurate ultrasound information available. We have spent years working to improve all aspects of the technology and have become the standard in carcass data collection on live beef animals. UGC certified field technicians capture images and barn sheet information chute side using The CUP Lab® UICS software which is then transmitted to The CUP Lab® via the internet. Once we receive the images and barn sheet information our highly experienced UGC certified lab technicians interpret the ultrasound images. The interpreted data is cross checked before it is combined with the barn sheet information and ultimately reported to our customer. The entire process is accomplished using our exclusive state of the art database program and interpretation software. Unmatched accuracy, superior service every time! Hours: 3-5 hour block of times between 8-5, determined by class schedule Additional: Ultrasound Guidelines Council (UGC) Lab Training will be provided. Each individual must be UGC Lab Certified to interpret images. Posted 8/16/16 Ames, IA

Respond: Please submit a resume and two to four professional references to the contact information below. Resumes must be submitted by September 8th.
Emily Goodall
The CUP Lab®, LLC
2610 Northridge Parkway Suite 105
Ames, IA 50010
PH: (515) 232-9442

Heartland Ag We are looking for a couple people to work in our parts department to help out with shipping and receiving. Primarily this person will be checking parts in, putting parts away, pulling orders (attention to detail is a must), and shipping orders. Some heavy lifting is required. Posted 9/13/16 Ames, IA

Carl Anderson

Heartland Ag, Ames

Parts Manager


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

Hertz Farms Part time experienced farm help wanted for fall work. Combine operation experience and precision farming expertise helpful. Competitive compensation. References required. Posted 8/26/16 Ames/Nevada area

Please contact Randy.Hertz@Hertz.Ag

A&W Farm Operations We are a large row crop and feeder cattle operation as well as a custom farming operation. My full time employment responsibility is seed and chemical sales and service, tile sales, and farm operation. I have also been asked to search for some fall employees, preferably Iowa State students for the harvest 2016 and fall tillage season. I recall receiving many emails from your department regarding fall employment positions. I am looking for someone with a class A CDL preferably. This position will vary from hauling grain with one of our three semi's, operating the grain cart, and potentially combine operation if the individual has some experience and the desire to do so. This individual will also have the opportunity to perform fall tillage as their school schedule allows as well as assisting in locating existing field tile for the planning of customer tile jobs to be performed in the spring. Posted 9/14/16 Cambridge, IA

Logan Bird


Advanced Crop Management ACM is hiring seasonal GPS soil samplers for our fall and spring soil sampling seasons. In the fall, we begin soil sampling in September and end late November. In the spring, we begin soil sampling in March and end late June. For more details, please contact Brandon. Central Iowa

Brandon Metzger 515-341-6831

Hill Farms Looking for part-time fall harvest help on corn and soybean operation. Hill Farms is located 25 miles north of Ames off I35. We run late model John Deere equipment with GPS guidance and offer a strong wage to those with good row crop farming skills/trucking skills. CDL is preferred, but not required. Duties would include hauling and loading manure, tillage, running grain cart, mowing, picking up rocks with a backhoe, and trucking for those with their CDL. Hopefully, harvest will start up around the second week of September and we will keep you busy through mid-November. Some work available through the winter and into next Spring. We are flexible with hours, but good communication is important. Past farm experience is required. Multiple jobs available. Posted 8/1/16 Central Iowa

Please send schedule and resume to or call Adam Hill at 515 290 6961   

Martin Farms I am looking for someone to help spring and fall. I need someone to work ground, go after seed with seed tender, maybe run planter on beans while I spray the pre. For fall mainly need someone to haul grain from field to bin site and to elevator in town. Must have CDL to drive semi but also use tractor and trailers some also. My equipment is 9410R four wheel drive tractor with 42.5 field cult and 16 row center fill planter. S660 combine with 8 row cornhead and 30ft. draper. Volvo semi with 41ft. wilson trailer. I live 8 miles south of Clarion and my ground is within about 6 miles of where I live. For corn harvest will need to watch dryer and operate grain leg. Will supplement pay to compensate for travel to Clarion. Posted 3/2/17 Clarion, IA

Craig Martin

Innovative Ag Services Seasonal Opportunities Ellsworth and Garden City, IA

Craig Schroeder 319-465-6896

Neuman Farms We are looking for part-time help this spring and for this coming fall. We are located north of Ames about 25 miles by the town of Ellsworth. We raise both corn and soybeans as well as run a cow-calf herd. Job duties would include feeding and working with cattle as well as operating machinery. Posted 4/8 Ellsworth, IA

Anyone interested should call Wayne Neuman at 515-836-8079

West Farms My Name is Chad West from Ogden and I am looking for some fall harvest help. I need someone to have a CDL and have experience driving a semi. They would also be asked to run a grain cart and tillage equipment . I have all late model John Deere equipment and offer a fun working environment. I am flexible on the hours they could work. I would need them sometime between 9/12/16 to 11/1/16 . Posted 8/2/16 Ogden, IA

Chad E. West


419 B. Ave

Ogden Iowa 50212

Sansgaard Farms It is that time of year again and we are looking for some good people to help us on the farm, get ready to harvest the crop and work with the cattle in the feedlot. They need to have clean driving records, work over 15 hours a week and have farm experience. Looks like we will have some good yields again this year so there will be lots to do. Posted 8/15/16 Story City, IA

Corey Strottmann


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Pierce Farms FARM HELP NEEDED 1941 K Ave. Woodward, IA 50276 Located 20 miles west of Ames. Posted 8/5/2016 Woodward, IA

Please Call:   Rod Pierce at 515-360-4045
Or Email: