CAREERS

“Since my first day at Mahaska over 15 years ago, I’ve been a part of a team where the employees are given the chance to help make decisions and share their ideas to help our company grow strong. I am so happy to be a part of a family owned business that truly cares about their employees and strives to make our community a better place. I’ve grown with the company during these 15 years, starting as a part-time Weekend Merchandiser and now as the Chief Marketing Officer. I’ve never forgotten what originally brought me to Mahaska, which was the opportunity to be a part of a team composed of happy, hard working people who distribute products that make people smile!”

- Chad Irving, Chief Marketing Officer

BENEFITS




401k options available for eligible employees after 1 year of service




Health, RX, Dental, Life Insurance, AD&D Insurance and AFLAC options.




Employees can purchase up to 5 cases of product a week at a discounted price.




Flexible Spending Account (FSA) not subject to payroll taxes



Opportunities in Iowa

We are searching for a dynamic and forward-thinking News/Sports Director to lead our local news and sports operations at KBOE/KMZN Radio in Oskaloosa, Iowa.   The successful candidate will appreciate the importance of timely, accurate and detailed news and sports coverage to our listeners and communities.  This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated journalist to have a deep impact over an expansive area.

 

Job Duties/Requirements:
To be considered, candidates must:

  • Have a degree in journalism, communications or similar course of study or, in the alternative, have a minimum of two years news broadcasting experience.
  • Successful candidate must possess a passion for gathering, writing and delivering the news and have the ability to respond quickly to pressured situations as he or she will be required to respond immediately to breaking news and deliver timely, quality content to a variety of platforms, including live streaming video.
  • Strong aptitude for play-by-play announcing of high school football, basketball, baseball, softball and volleyball is a must, knowledge of wrestling a plus.  A high-energy approach and delivery is crutial.
  • Integrity and sound judgment are crucial.  We expect our News and Sports Departments to provide the fastest, most accurate coverage in South East Iowa.
  • News/Sports Director will anchor daily news casts. 
  • Successful candidate must have a compelling on-air presence and personality as well as the ability to plan strategically for the Department.
  • Experience operating in a small community is a plus, as is a background in agriculture and local government. 

Benefits:

Excellent benefit package including: Health, RX, Vision, Dental, Life Insurance, 401 (k), paid personal days, and paid vacation which is accrued monthly.

Description: 
Mahaska is looking for a dependable, hard-working, and reliable Full-time Loader.  Typical schedule is Monday-Friday from 3:00pm until finish. Base pay starting at $16/hour. This position may also be eligible for pay raises after the introductory training period. The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to; 
·         Effectively read build sheets. 
·         Maintain the ability to build loads in a timely manner. 
·         Build loads utilizing a forklift or physical labor. 
·         Responsible for handling empties and full merchandise returned by drivers. 
·         Empty out route trucks and load product. 
·         Work in a safe manner, keeping work area and warehouse area clean and organized.  

Requirements: Possess the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.  Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. repeatedly.  Ability to accurately read load sheets.  Forklift experience preferred, but not required. Possess a high school diploma or GED.

Benefits: Excellent benefit packet includes: Health, RX, Dental, Life Insurance, 401 (k), paid personal days, and paid vacation.  

We are looking for a team member who wants to grow into the future with us. KBOE 104.9FM, KMZN 99.5FM & 740AM is looking for an Advertising Account Representative.

The ideal candidate is coachable, thrives in a goal-oriented team environment, and has strong interpersonal skills. The chosen candidate will work within our established Sales Department to increase sales volume with established accounts, aggressively seeking new customers for both radio, TV, and eMedia.  The Sales Representative will execute plans and strategies set forth by sales management and maintain visibility in the community.

What is it like to work in broadcast sales?  It is not about punching a clock and counting down the hours until the end of the day.  It’s about stepping up to the challenge of finding the right product or service that will most benefit the advertiser. If you are motivated by excellent products, above average compensation, great benefits and working with talented people in a team environment, then we want to talk to you.

EOE

We are looking for  someone energetic, self-motivated, and hard-working.  As a Pre Sales person you will sell and place beverage products at established accounts throughout a designated route.  This position offers huge growth opportunities – as your sales increase, so will your income as pay is based on commission.  Duties include delivery of product, filling shelves and coolers, ordering and rotation, managing account inventory, and working with store managers to increase sales opportunities and gain new business.  

Requirements: 
Possess the ability to work independently, be financially-driven and dependable as well as have excellent communication skills.  Ability to work in an outdoor environment, able to lift up to 50 lbs, and the ability to maneuver two-wheel cart weighting up to 200 lbs.  Must have driver’s license with good driving record and be 21 years of age or older.   Training will be provided for all aspects of the position. Previous sales and route experience not required.   

Benefits: 
Excellent benefit packet includes: Health, RX, Dental, Life Insurance, 401 (k), paid personal days, and paid vacation.   

Mahaska is an Equal Opportunity Employer 


 

We are looking to fill the position of Finance/Accounting Intern to work closely with the Finance team. This position could be full time or part time for the right candidate.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with A/P Manager to ensure smooth operations. Will be responsible for the following:

Accounts Payable will include processing invoices on a daily basis, assist with check printing, mailing and scanning.

  • Assist with month end recons and reconcile sub-ledger to G/L
  • Carry out daily processes and controls accurately and on time, and ensure compliance with company policies.
  • Execute additional tasks as needed

Preferred Skills

  • Proficient with Excel
  • Must poses good communication skills and detailed oriented
  • Must have completed introductory accounting courses and have a basic understanding of financial principles.
  • Must be a team player and motivated to learn with a strong desire to take on a new challenge
  • Have strong organization and time management skills with the ability to work without distraction and supervision.

Description: We are looking for a self-motivated, hard-working training manager who will be responsible for the marketing of company brands within the Markets accounts. The Mahaska Markets Training Manager will gain a working knowledge of all routes in order to train and cover for new and existing employees in the event of vacations, illnesses, or other absences. This position will be responsible for promoting company products and marketing strategies.

Requirements: Possess the ability to work independently, be financially driven and dependable as well as have excellent communication and people skills.  Must have keen attention to detail, positive attitude, diligent work ethic and an enthusiasm to learn the business. Ability to work in outdoors environment and able to lift up to 50 lbs. Must have driver’s license with good driving record and be 21 years of age or older. 


Training will be provided for all aspects of the position. Previous sales and route driving experience not required.        
Mahaska is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Who We Are:

Things are happening here at Mahaska. A family-owned business since our start 1889, we've served the Midwest and beyond for more than 125 years. And we're still growing. Owner Branden Muhl continues to expand Mahaska beyond bottling into new territory, opening up opportunities and careers in hospitality, transportation and distribution. 


Description:

Mahaska is currently accepting applications for a full-time Accountant. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Reconciles perpetual inventory to physical inventory.
  • Prepares bank and other account reconciliations.
  • Analyzes general ledger accounts and makes recommendations to Finance Management.
  • Prepares journal entries.
  • Processes Accounts Payable.
  • Inputs accurate and timely information in the general ledger system.
  • Serves as back up to other accounting positions.
  • Sales tax calculations and submissions to State governments
  • Involved in operational review of business operations to make recommendations for improvement.
  • Ad hoc analysis as needed.

Requirements:

Successful candidate must have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics.
  • Prefer 0-2 years of experience
  • Must be computer literate and be proficient with Excel.
  • Must be able to work flexible schedule during peak season.
  • Attend continuing education seminars as necessary.

Benefits:

Excellent benefit packet includes: Health, RX, Dental, Life Insurance, 401 (k), paid personal days, and paid vacation.

 

Mahaska is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Description: Mahaska is looking for a full time Service Technician who is a self-starter, to deliver, repair and install sales equipment.  Duties for this position include, but are not limited to, servicing equipment at existing accounts by analyzing work orders, plan daily travel schedule, investigate complaints, conduct tests and resolving problems.  Clean and repair customer draft lines in restaurants and bars throughout Eastern Iowa and assist with various other duties as assigned.

Requirements: Ability to troubleshoot electronics, analyze information, possess excellent communication skills.  Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs., with ability to maneuver equipment weighing up to 200 lbs.  Must have driver’s license as well as good driving record.  Must be 21 years of age or older.

Benefits: Excellent benefit packet includes: Health, RX, Dental, Life Insurance, 401 (k), paid personal days, and paid vacation- accrued monthly.  

Opportunities in Nebraska

Who We Are:

Things are happening here at Mahaska. A family-owned business since our start 1889, we've served the Midwest and beyond for more than 125 years. And we're still growing. Owner Branden Muhl continues to expand Mahaska beyond bottling into new territory, opening up opportunities and careers in hospitality, transportation and distribution. 

Description:

Mahaska Markets is now accepting applications for a Route Sales Driver in training. As a Route Sales Driver in training you will learn all aspects of the Route Sales position on all designated routes. This includes familiarizing yourself with each route territory and account customer locations to fill in or obtain any of the routes in the event of a vacancy. As the Route Sales Driver you will deliver and place food/beverage products in vending machines and micro markets. This position offers huge growth opportunities – as your sales increase, so will your income as pay is based on commission.

Requirements:

Possess the ability to work independently, be financially-driven and dependable as well as have excellent communication skills. Ability to work in outdoors environment and able to lift up to 50 lbs. with ability to maneuver two-wheel cart weighting up to 200 lbs. Must have driver’s license with good driving record.


Previous sales and route driving experience not required.

Benefits:

Excellent benefit packet includes: Health, RX, Dental, Life Insurance, 401 (k), paid personal days, and paid vacation.

 

Mahaska is an Equal Opportunity Employer


 

Mahaska is accepting applications for a full time Pre Sales Person.   

Description
We are looking for  someone energetic, self-motivated, and hard-working.  As a Pre Sales person you will sell and place beverage products at established accounts throughout a designated route.  This position offers huge growth opportunities – as your sales increase, so will your income as pay is based on commission.  Duties include filling shelves and coolers, ordering and rotation, managing account inventory, and working with store managers to increase sales opportunities and gain new business.  

Requirements: 
Possess the ability to work independently as well as with a team. Be financially-driven and dependable as well as have excellent communication skills. Ability to maneuver two-wheel cart. Must have driver’s license with good driving record and be 21 years of age or older. Training will be provided for all aspects of the position. Previous sales experience helpful but not required.


Benefits: 
Excellent benefit packet includes: Health, RX, Dental, Life Insurance, 401 (k), paid personal days, and paid vacation.   

Mahaska is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

 

Who We Are: Things are happening here at Mahaska. A family-owned business since our start 1889, we've served the Midwest and beyond for more than 125 years. And we're still growing. Owner Branden Muhl continues to expand Mahaska beyond bottling into new territory, opening up opportunities and careers in hospitality, transportation and distribution.     

Description: Mahaska is looking for a full time Service Technician who is a self-starter, to deliver, repair and install sales equipment.  Duties for this position include, but are not limited to, servicing equipment at existing accounts by analyzing work orders, plan daily travel schedule, investigate complaints, conduct tests and resolving problems.  

Requirements: Ability to troubleshoot electronics, analyze information, possess excellent communication skills.  Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs., with ability to maneuver equipment weighing up to 800 lbs.  Must have driver’s license as well as good driving record.  

Benefits: Excellent benefit packet includes: Health, RX, Dental, Life Insurance, 401 (k), paid personal days, and paid vacation- accrued monthly.  

Mahaska is an Equal Opportunity Employer
 

Looking for a PART-TIME position that will still allow time for studying and a social life? 

Mahaska is searching for a Weekend Merchandiser for our Norfolk market.

Who We Are:

Things are happening here at Mahaska. A family-owned business since our start 1889, we've served the Midwest and beyond for more than 125 years. And we're still growing. Owner Branden Muhl continues to expand Mahaska beyond bottling into new territory, opening up opportunities and careers in hospitality, transportation and distribution. 

Position: Weekend Merchandiser 

Mahaska is looking for a reliable individual to merchandise Mahaska products in our Norfolk customer locations. Responsible for product rotation and stocking on store shelves, displays, and in coolers.

 

APPLY FOR A JOB

If you are interested in any of the above job descriptions, please apply using our online form. The form includes basic information, employment history, education, and supplemental questions. Please be prepared with all necessary information before starting the form. At the end of the application you will be able to upload a resume (PDF or Word Doc only/ 5MB max.). Please note, only one document can be uploaded per submission. Thank you for applying to Mahaska.