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Help Wanted at Plantpeddler

Plantpeddler is a wholesale greenhouse operation with a number of positions available. Competitive pay and benefits package come with each opportunity.

Truck Driver
FT/PT with many route options. Even openings for 1 to 2 days per week. Regional delivery and home each night or some overnights, if desired. Need to be dependable, offer good customer service, have good driving record. Ag exemption applies so no CDL or logging required. Miles and stop payment average $12 – $19 per hour. Drive newer Equipment.


Maintenance Position
Maintenance of structures including light carpentry, metalworking, and plumbing; and equipment including preventative maintenance, diagnostics and repair. Must have ability to plan, be self-directed, dependable, flexible, and responsive. Ability to supervise, train, and work with others desirable.

Greenhouse Production
A universal worker position. Propagate new plants, transplant young plants to finished containers, care for plants, pull orders for shipping.


Contact Joan for more info on any of these positions at 563-547-2162.

Full Time Part Time

Address: 530 2nd Ave SW, Cresco, IA 52136 Phone: 563.547.2361 Email: joanl@plantpeddler.com

Ultrasound/Radiology Technologist

Ultrasound/Radiology Technologist

POSITION SUMMARY: Ultrasound/X-ray Technologist is responsible for the knowledge and capabilities to perform general radiographic procedures following the set standards, and diagnostic sonographic procedures utilizing ultrasonography equipment in various modes and techniques to locate, evaluate, and record pertinent anatomical, pathological and functional data. The technologist will assist physicians and radiologists with imaging procedures and perform imaging exams according to the accepted protocols. Responsible in the participation of (call) support (may be asked to assist as PRN staff). Must be able to perform general radiographic procedures and be willing to cross-train in additional modalities such as CT, and scan procedures independently, while exercising professional judgment in the performance of procedures. PRN staff will work at least one 8-hr shift a month, as determined by staffing needs.


Completes all sonographic procedures as described in the Ultrasound Policy and Procedure Manual.
Schedules and coordinates tests for patients.
Prepares and maintains operational logs for ultrasound.
Operates imaging equipment and other equipment/devices (GUS).
Maintains orderliness and cleanliness of work-related area and ensures equipment is in good working condition with quality control standards.
Helps resolve day to day issues within the radiology department.
Evaluates images for technical quality.
Responsible for service calls when equipment needs preventative maintenance or issues have risen. Responsible for keeping track of the preventative maintenance checks and notifying director when equipment needs to be sent out for a PM.
Monitors area for safety and uses safe practices.
Maintains ultrasound policy and procedure manual in accordance with Mercy North Iowa and the Radiologists of North Iowa ultrasound standards.
Identifies and safely transports patients to and from the Radiology Department.
Performs portable exams throughout the facility, as needed.
Monitors supplies, orders, and restocks area with supplies necessary to perform imaging studies and with linen as needed.
Assumes responsibility for patient records and file management. Completes all paperwork, including scheduling, patient work-up, patient consent, reports, filing, etc.
Provides competent patient care to all populations by obtaining and appropriately interpreting data, making appropriate decisions based on knowledge of age-specific growth and development and appropriately adapting procedures and treatments.
Assists with quality assurance and maintains all records.
Performs other responsibilities as requested by the Director of Radiology.
Expected to build and sustain effective working relations with inter and intra departmental team members, patients, family members, physicians, radiologists, radiology team members, etc.
Completes all radiologic procedures, including Radiography, Computed Radiography, and DEXA scanning as described in the Radiology Policy and Procedure Manual.
Assists with or completes administration of contrast media, including IV, Oral, and Rectal Contrast.
Operates imaging equipment and other equipment/devices as necessary. Maintains orderliness and cleanliness of work-related area and ensures equipment is in good working condition with quality control standards. Helps resolve day to day issues with radiology equipment. Evaluates images for technical quality.
Processes images appropriately and has general knowledge of processing equipment.
Monitors diagnostic area for safety and uses safe radiation practices. Calculates exposure factors and practices radiation protection. Maintains radiographic technique charts.
Assists with annual Policy & Procedures Manual update and annual checks.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.



High school diploma or equivalent is required.
Prefer ultrasound certifications in: abdominal, OB/GYN, breast, vascular (RVT), MSK, and cardiac sonographic imaging.
Graduate of an Accredited Ultrasound Program preferred, or current American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS).
Graduate of an AMA Accredited Radiography Program with ARRT or ARCRT.
Permit to practice from the State of Iowa.
Minimum of 2 years’ imaging experience preferred.
BLS (CPR) certified or obtained within 3 months of employment.

Regional Health Services of Howard County

Full Time

Address: 235 8th Ave W, Cresco, Iowa 52136 Phone: 563.547.2101

Servers and Cooks – The Place in Protivin

The Place in Protivin is looking to hire cooks and servers.

Looking for someone with

  • Strong work ethic
  • Great customer service
  • Positive attitude
  • Punctual
  • Professional
  • Enthusiastic
  • A winning smile!

A fun and rewarding opportunity! Call 563.569.8395 today or stop in at 116 S Main St, Protivin 52163.

Address: 116 S Main St, Protivin 52163 Phone: 563.569.8395

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) – Regional Health Services

POSITION SUMMARY: The Nurse Anesthetist orders or administers pre-operative medication and administers the selected anesthetics to surgical and obstetrical patients in accordance with established policies and procedures. The CRNA observes the conditions of anesthetized patients and takes necessary remedial measures to counteract unfavorable conditions. The CRNA notes and relieves post-operative anesthesia effects on patients. When available, the CRNA responds to Code Blue situation and provides obstetrical anesthesia care when requested by the physician.


  • Has a thorough knowledge of general and regional anesthesia, including spinal, epidural, IV Bier Block, and local with MAC (monitored anesthesia care). Is able to perform induction, maintenance, and appropriate monitoring of anesthesia at the required surgical levels.
  • Review the cases scheduled for the day. Makes pre-anesthesia visits. Explains the anesthetic procedure to each patient to secure cooperation and gain the patient’s confidence and maintains an anesthesia record for each anesthetic administered.
  • Assembles and prepares drugs, supplies and equipment needed for each procedure and performs safety checks on all anesthesia equipment needed.
  • Assists in positioning the patient on the operating table according to established procedure for type of operation to be performed.
  • Has clinical/administrative oversight of the PACU. Is available to assist PACU personnel as needed. Notifies physician when unfavorable symptoms develop.
  • Makes professional consultation and resuscitative care for the emergency cardiac arrest patient or high-risk neonate.
  • Administrative/Management: Responsible for material and supply management, supervision of students or ancillary personnel, development of policies and procedures, fiscal management, performance evaluations, preventative maintenance, and data management.
  • Quality Assessment: Data collection, reporting mechanism, trending, compliance, committee meetings, departmental review, problem-focused studies, problem solving, interventions, documentation and process oversight.
  • Interdepartmental Liaison: Interface with other departments such as surgery, labor and delivery, PACU, outpatient surgery, admissions, administration, laboratory, pharmacy, etc.
  • Educational: Clinical and didactic teaching, BCLS/ACLS instruction, in-service commitment, EMT training, supervision of residents and continuing education.Qualifications:


  • Registered Nurse license and Advance Registered Nurse Practitioner license in the State of Iowa.
  • Must meet certification renewal requirements of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists and licensure in thd State of Iowa.
  • Completion of a program accredited by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists.
  • BLS (CPR) certified or obtained within 3 months of employment, and ACLS and PALS.. 

Comments: For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

Contact: Rhonda Bergan

Address: 235 8th Avenue West Cresco Phone: 563-547-2101 Email: berganrl@mercyhealth.com

Full-Time and Part-Time – U.S. Cellular in Cresco

Enjoy competitive earnings that combine hourly pay and commission(s).

Earn an average of $25,000 to $34,500 in hourly pay and commissions when meeting or exceeding sales targets. Potential to earn even more, depending on performance.

U.S. Cellular EchoVision is looking for a new members to join our team! We have both full-time and part-time openings at our Cresco, IA location. Must have open availability and an outgoing personality. This is a base pay plus commission sales opportunity. We look forward to meeting you and helping you find a rewarding career in the wireless industry.

Salary: $25,000.00 to $34,500.00 /year

Full Time Part Time

Address: 205 S Elm St, Cresco, IA 52136

OTR Driver – Whitesell Trucking

Whitesell Trucking is a regional trucking company looking for OTR Drivers for dry vans and flatbeds.

Offering competitive wages, paid vacation plus more benefits. Drivers are home weekly. Give us a call or send an email and become part of the team!

Address: 6787 345th Ave, Cresco, IA 52136 Phone: 605.670.0418 Email: mwhitesell90@gmail.com

Refined Fuel Delivery & Location Operation – Innovative Ag Services

Fulltime LP/Refined Fuel Delivery and Location Operation-Grain in Elma

Innovative Ag Services is one of the largest cooperatives in the Midwest. At Innovative Ag, we offer meaningful career opportunities in one of our five business units: Grain, Agronomy, Feed, Energy and Building Supply. Whether you’re a recent graduate or an experienced professional, Innovative Ag Services provides extraordinary job opportunities for growth with competitive compensation and benefits in an exciting and challenging workplace.

Primary Responsibilities include

  • Provide daily location operations support in an efficient & Safe manner in our grain & feed facility.
  • Assist with the distribution of farm supply products including grain & feed.
  • Have a CDL or must be willing to obtain

Excellent Compensation & Benefit Package!

Find your career in Elma today.

Full Time

Address: 305 Busti Ave, Elma, IA 50628

Full Time – SMI Co Pallets

SMI Co, a leading manufacturer of wooden pallets, is now hiring for full time employment. A starting wage of $14 – 15/ hour, supplemented by an enhanced piece rate pay system, ensures you ample opportunity in earning the wage you desire. We offer a great benefit package for our full time employees, including a four day work week with no weekends, paid holidays, health and dental insurance, paid vacation, and a 401(k) retirement plan. SMI Co is an EEO employer and a drug free workplace.

Stop in and apply today at 201 SMI Rd Cresco, IA or email burke.rich@smicopallets.com

Full Time

Address: 201 SMI Rd Cresco, IA Email: burke.rich@smicopallets.com

Bartender and Kitchen – Cresco Country Club

  • Cresco Country Club is now hiring for Bartender and Kitchen staff. Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Cresco Country Club is now hiring Cleaning Services.

Apply in person, 22005 115th St or call 563.547.2374.

Address: 22005 115th St, Cresco, IA 52136 Phone: 563.547.2374

RN, LPN, & CNAs – Accura Healthcare of Cresco

Accura Healthcare of Cresco is now hiring for RN, LPN, and CNA positions.

Accura Healthcare of Cresco provides flexible schedules for those going to school, 2nd jobs, full-time, part-time, and life circumstances. Stop in for an application at 701 Vernon Rd or call 563.547.3850.

Address: 701 Vernon Rd, Cresco, IA 52136 Phone: 563.547.3850

Variety of Positions – Regional Health Services

For a variety of positions with Regional Health Services, please click the link below.

Regional Health Services of Howard County provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Regional Health Services of Howard County complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Regional Health Services of Howard County expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Regional Health Services of Howard County’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge

Address: 235 8th Ave W, Cresco, IA 52136

Production Positions – Plantpeddler

Plantpeddler strives to find quality employees that are seeking fulfilling employment opportunities.

Enjoy the beauty of flowers and the warmth of the greenhouse! Taking applications for FT/PT production positions. Need to be self-motivated and like working with plants in a clean, natural environment. Must like job diversity and flexible hours. Training provided. More rapid pay increases for good, dependable job performance.

Full Time Part Time

Address: 530 2nd Ave SW, Cresco, IA 52136 Phone: 563.547.2162 Email: joanl@plantpeddler.com

Concessions & Cleaning – Cresco Theatre & Opera House

Cresco Theatre & Opera House is accepting applications for concessions and cleaning. Must be available nights and weekends. Cresco Theatre & Opera House is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Part Time

Address: 115 2nd Ave W Cresco, IA Phone: 563.547.1066 Email: manager@crescotheatreoperahouse.com

Housekeeper – Cresco Motel

Cresco Motel is looking for a Housekeeper:

  • Part-time or full-time
  • Flexible hours
  • Pay negotiable based on qualifications

Call 563.547.2240 today!

Full Time Part Time

Address: 620 2nd Ave SE Hwy 9 E, Cresco, IA 52136 Phone: 563.547.2240

Sales Associates & Cashiers – Fisk Farm & Home

Fisk Farm & Home has openings for Sales Associates and Cashiers.

  • Starting wage $10-$15/hr
  • Benefits for full-time
  • Friendly & Energetic work environment
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs and work a rotation of weekends

Call today, 563.547.2492 or stop in and apply, Hwy 9 W, Cresco.

Full Time

Address: 625 2nd Ave SW Hwy 9 W, Cresco, IA 52136 Phone: 563.547.2492


Now taking applications for the Cresco Subway. Must be available days, nights & weekends.

Address: 101 2nd Ave SE, Cresco, IA 52136

Production Positions – McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing

McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing is hiring for all production positions in Riceville. Positions available include Welder, Assembler, Painter, material Handler and more.

Full Time Part Time

Address: 12150 Addison Ave, Riceville, IA 50466 Phone: 507.374.6321

Wrecker Drivers – Northeast Iowa Motors

Northeast Iowa Motors NEEDS wrecker drivers!!! The towing business is off the hook and we are looking for daytime and evening/weekend drivers! Great part-time income!! Fun & exciting! See new places and meet new people. No-two tows are the same! If you, or anyone you know is interested please stop in or call TODAY!!!

Refer someone we hire and receive a $50 cash bonus!!

Part Time

Address: 129 2nd Ave SE Cresco, IA 52136 Phone: 563.547.9994