Iowa 80 Group Management Development Program

Iowa 80 Group will continue to grow and to do so we need outstanding individuals for our Management Development Program. The Management Development Program is designed to help you achieve your personal best while supporting our Company’s objectives. We provide a customer service based environment where we are focused on career development and providing opportunities for growth.

Iowa 80 Group started when trucking was just a gleam in some of today’s drivers’ eyes and Interstate 80 was not yet completed, the Oakgrove 70 Petro was founded. In 1964, Standard Oil built and opened the truck stop, and in September 1965, Bill Moon took over management of the truckstop for Amoco. Like many of the truckstops in existence at the time, Iowa 80 was a small facility that only took up a fraction of what it does today; Housing a small truckers store, one lube bay and a restaurant run by the Peel family.

Manager Trainees in the program will spend a year to eighteen months training at our Walcott, Iowa location. When the training is complete relocation is required to any one of our other locations. Manager Trainees are provided with relocation assistance. Once relocated your career is in your hands! This is an excellent entry level management opportunity for anyone. Get your foot in the door today with a stable and growing Company that values its employees.

Manager Trainees must have a zest for customer service, excellent leadership skills and drive to succeed. Manager Trainees should be self-starters with a desire to learn new things and take on new challenges. A person who is not afraid to work hard and put in the hours to reap the benefits later as an Assistant Manager of a Profit Center or a Profit Center Manager. All candidates must be willing to relocate upon completion of our program.

Some of What You’ll Learn:

  • Customer Service Skills
  • Receiving Processes
  • Cash Handling Procedures
  • Scheduling/Hiring/Managing
  • Inventory Control/Purchasing/Working with Vendors
  • Profit and Loss Statements
  • Employee Management Relations
  • Just to name a few!!!

If you are a hands on, hard working person then this is the perfect opportunity for you! An opportunity to advance your career awaits you in the Iowa 80 Group Management Development Program. It’s not just a job, it’s a career!

An Example of a Manager Trainee’s Career path:
Main Store (Retail) (10 Weeks)

  • Extensive Customer Service Training
  • Learn registers and POS Systems
  • Learn products
  • Work with Vendors
  • Employee Management Relations
  • Run shifts
  • P & L’s
  • Accounting/Inventory/Payroll
  • Fuel Center (8 Weeks)
  • Fuel Desk
  • Maintenance on pumps
  • Hiring/Scheduling
  • Inventory
  • Ordering/inventory/food costs for the Blimpie Restaurant
  • Work with vendors
  • Money Handling

Service Center (8 Weeks)

  • Parts Counter
  • Write work orders
  • Commissions & Payroll
  • P & L’s
  • Employee Relations
  • Inventory

Other Profit Centers Include: Truckomat (8 Weeks), Maintenance/Housekeeping (4 Weeks), Museum (8 Weeks), Iowa Weeks), Headquarters(2 Weeks), and Special Projects(8 Weeks). Other things that occur during training are: trips to other locations, customer service classes and managerial skills training.

If you are looking for a career and not just a job then Iowa 80 is the perfect spot for you!

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  • Iowa 80 Truckstop


  • Iowa 80 Truckstop


  • Iowa 80 Truckstop


  • Iowa 80 Truckstop