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Updated 10-10-2023

Royal Rest Motel

Chariton, IA

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Seeking Part-Time Housekeepers

Mornings and weekends, pay dependent on experience.


Contact Adrian at 641-774-5961 for information. 

Chariton Housing Agency - Southgate Apartments

Chariton, IA

Now Hiring: 
Maintenance Director Technician

Full job description and application can be obtained at Southgate Apartments, 429 S. Main St., Chariton, IA 50049 M,W,F 9:00 am - noon, or request via email to Marty Ryan, Executive Director, at

Benefits include vacation, sick, holiday pay, health insurance, and IPERS. Non profit organization and EOE.

Chariton, IA

Optimae Life


Now Hiring: 
Direct Support Professionals to serve Lucas County, Full- and Part-Time Positions

$1,000 Sign-On Bonus!

Applicants must possess the aptitude and willingness to provide health and human services for individuals seeking support in living independently in the community. A good driving record and background checks are a must. 

Apply in person at 1711 Osceola Ave., Suite 104, Chariton or online at

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Johnson Machine Works, Inc.

Chariton, IA

Full-Time Welder/Fabricator, Full-Time General Production Worker

Salary Range $18-$22/hr


4-Day work weeks

Monday-Thursday 6am-4:30pm


Benefits:  Quarterly profit sharing bonus, paid time off, paid holidays, full benefits package, weekly pay


Johnson Machine Works is an equal opportunity employer and maintains a drug free work environment. 


View current openings at:

Mosaic at Home Program

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Chariton, IA

Mosaic at Home providers offer services in their home for people with disabilities.

Mosaic is looking for providers who have a passion for this important work. Experience is preferred but not required.

Providers who contract with Mosaic at Home enjoy:

•    A Deeper Purpose
•    Competitive Rates
•    Training and Education
•    Compatible Matching

Learn more about becoming a Mosaic at Home provider at

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Chariton, IA

Lockridge, Inc.

Immediate openings for:
Two Full Time Yard/Delivery Positions


Qualifications:  Capable of lifting 100 lbs. when required, must be able to pass an IDOT drug test, have a clean driving record and be dependable. Class A CDL preferred but not required upon hire. Must be willing to consider acquiring Class A CDL with our assistance.

Benefits: paid holidays, health insurance, 401K and more!

Qualified individuals that wish to work in a friendly, family-type environment are encouraged to stop by the store for an application at 503 S. 16th Street, Chariton, or call 641-774-2785 and ask for Ron or Brian. 

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Hy-Vee Distribution

Chariton, IA

Several full- and part-time positions including Inbound Freight Assistant Department Manager, Inbound Freight Coordinator, Inventory Coordinator, Refrigeration Technician, Diesel Technician, and Truck Drivers.

Multiple available part-time positions, starting at up to $20.56/hour, with a minimum age requirement of 16 which provide flexible schedules that can work around school, extracurricular activities, and other jobs. 

A job application can be completed at and searching CHARITON. Interested applicants may also text HYVEE to 22100. Job seekers are also welcome to text or call a Recruiter at 641-203-8608.

Chariton, IA

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Hy-Vee Produce Commissary

Full- and Part-Time Food Production Workers

$18.00 starting wage day shift, $19.50 night shift

Benefits:  Perfect attendance bonus, quarterly bonus, paid time off, full benefits package,  weekly pay, and much more!

To apply, call 641-774-7612 or visit

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