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We believe that diverse experience contributes to a broader collective perspective that will consistently lead to better products. Every person we hire makes Meskwaki, Inc. an even better place to work.

Current Job Openings

Cashier/Convenience Store - Travel Plaza - Tama, IA

SUMMARY:

Cashiers are the front-line representatives of the Meskwaki Travel Plaza, providing
welcoming, professional and helpful service, while demonstrating the ability to provide a quick and
accurate check-out process. Duties include the sale of fuel, gifts, tobacco products, deli items, groceries,
and other convenience products, maintaining product stock levels, store cleaning, loss prevention, and
cashier balancing and reporting.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide quick, courteous and helpful customer service;
  • Greet, interact and assist customers with selection and sales of merchandise;
  • Comply with all company rules and policies;
  • Operate cash register and payment systems, fueling authorization systems, and CAT weigh scale;
  • Perform age verification for sale of tobacco products;
  • Responsible for the financial activities of assigned register, including the completion, filing, and
    balancing of cash/credit/charge transactions, casino gas coupons, employee discounts, and
    cashier shift reporting;
  • Assist in cleaning and maintenance of interior and exterior areas, such as food and beverage
    stations and dispensers, work stations, shelves, retail products, floors, bathrooms, showers,
    windows, and trucker lounge areas, as assigned;
  • Assist in emptying garbage cans, and cleaning, shoveling and treating sidewalks, as necessary;
  • Assist in setting-up displays and stocking of products throughout the store, including coolers,
    shelves, counters, food station dispensers, etc., as assigned;
  • Assist in cleaning and maintaining gas pump stations, and filling windshield washer fluid and paper
    towels for customer use, as assigned;
  • Follow safety protocols, rules, instructions and guidelines;
  • Report and communicate drive-offs, thefts, illegal activities, acts or threats of violence, and
    destruction of property to supervisor, management and/or law enforcement;
  • Report and communicate employee and customer injuries and/or medical emergencies to
    supervisor, management and/or law enforcement/emergency medical personnel;
  • Other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent;
  • Prefer prior work experience in front-line customer service and money handling;
  • Ability to read, write, and perform basic arithmetic calculations;
  • Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate
    effectively, and provide a high-level of customer service;
  • Must understand, exhibit, demonstrate and maintain a high level of professionalism, integrity and
    ethical workplace conduct and behaviors;
  • Must be available to work assigned shift and other shifts, as needed;
  • Must successfully pass a background check;
  • Must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening.

SUPERVISION:

Supervised by the Cashier Shift Supervisor and/or Assistant Supervisor

SALARY:

$13.00 per hour, shift differential: $0.25 per hour-2 nd shift; $0.50 per hour-3 rd shift
Applications also available in the store and at the Meskwaki, Inc. Business Center.
For more information, call Human Resources at (641) 484-9500.

Pest Control Technician

SUMMARY:

The Pest Control Technician is responsible for performing various pest control, eradication
and extermination services. This position frequently works independently, and must manage time and
tasks effectively. Daily/frequent travel along service routes may be required to serve client needs.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Communicate with clients to identify pest concerns/issues and recommend proper solution and
    treatment options for commercial and residential properties;
  • Develop and maintain customer trust and relationships;
  • Perform pest control, eradication and extermination services;
  • Follow pesticide manufacturer application instructions and recommendations;
  • Clean and maintain personal safety and pest treatment equipment, including goggles, gloves,
    respirators, sprayers, foggers, vacuums, and other power hand tools;
  • Collect and secure client payments, and deliver to main office for processing;
  • Perform inventory and ordering of supplies;
  • Maintain certification/licensure and insurability requirements;
  • Maintain strict confidentiality.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent;
  • Must possess Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship Commercial Pesticide
    Applicator License (Category 7A), or attain within ninety (90) days upon hire;
  • Prefer one (1) year prior experience;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Able and willing to drive the company vehicle throughout the day to perform pest control services
    within an estimated 75-mile radius;
  • Available to perform services scheduled during evenings, nights, weekends and on-call, with the
    possibility of overnight stays, dependent on client needs and availability;
  • Willingness and ability to work in a variety of indoor and outdoor environments, including small,
    dark, damp, and confined spaces, and areas infested with insects, rodents or other animals;
  • Must be able to effectively manage time and tasks, and provide accountability;
  • Must be able to reach with hands and arms, climb, kneel, crawl, crouch, and occasionally lift
    and/or move up to 50 lbs.;
  • Must pass a criminal background check;
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and be insurable;
  • Pre-employment drug screening required.

SUPERVISION:

Supervised by the Pest Control Service Manager

SALARY:

$15-$18 per hour (non-exempt), dependent on qualifications and experience
Applications available at the Meskwaki, Inc Business Center or email resume to hr@meskwakiinc.com
For more information call the Human Resources Office at (641) 484-9567

EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION

Please download and print the application.

Applications may be emailed to hr@meskwakiinc.com or turned into the Meskwaki Business Centre at 1496 Highway 30 in Tama, next to the Meskwaki Travel Plaza.

If you have any questions, please email or call us at (641) 484-3820.