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Des Moines, IA Employment Information

Des Moines, Iowa Overview

Des Moines, the capital of Iowa and the largest city in the state, bursts with opportunity. For an assumed quiet Midwest town, it has received its share of accolades including being ranked by Forbes Magazine as "The Best Place for Business" in 2010 and 2013. In 2014, NBC named it the "Wealthiest City in America."

Des Moines schools boast a high graduation rate of 83 percent and a low student to teacher ratio of 13 to 1.

Iowa is also home to the first primary caucuses in the presidential campaign cycle, making it a very exciting place to live.

Des Moines Job Opportunities

According to Business Wire, this city is the "Number 1 Spot for U.S. Insurance Companies" and the third largest "Insurance Capital of the World," so finding Insurance jobs in Des Moines is easy.

It is home to many corporate headquarters of well-known companies, including the Meredith Corporation, EMC Insurance Companies, and Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, to name a few. Several large companies have extensive operations in Des Moines, including Wells Fargo, Nationwide Insurance Company, Monsanto, and Pioneer Hi-Bred.Technology companies like Microsoft, Facebook, and Hewlett-Packard have also recently located data processing and logistical facilities in and around the area, so keep that in mind when searching for IT jobs in Des Moines.

This capital city hosts many government opportunities as well.

Des Moines Employment Trends

Despite its connection to the insurance industry, Des Moines' hottest area of job growth for college degree holders is in engineering. Biomedical engineers lead the pack with an estimated 75 percent growth rate through 2020. Nuclear engineers are expected to see a 47 percent growth rate during the same time period.

The second fastest growing field in Iowa is slightly more surprising — meeting, convention, and event planning, which is expected to experience a 49 percent change in opportunities. Another surprising employment trend in Iowa is interpreting and translation services (44 percent).

For employees with a high school degree, the most opportunity lies within motorboat operation (100 percent change), mine cutting and channeling machine operators (50 percent), and the plumbing industry, including pipelayers, steamfitters, plumbers and pipefitters (42 percent).

Des Moines Cost of Living

One of the many reasons companies operating in Des Moines find it so appealing is its affordable cost of living, which is 19.5 percent lower than the national average. The median cost of a home in Des Moines is 50.7 percent less than the national average and rental properties are 16 percent lower than the rest of the nation.The capital of the Hawkeye State has a steady housing market and a strong economic future.
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This person contributes to the success of the Pepsi Beverages Company by supervising a team of transport drivers to deliver product to the Company's distribution centers in a safe, efficient and productive manner. Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities: Provides local interface and direction for common carriers, works with Plant Supply Planners to ensure that loads are picked up and delivered...
Sales Manager - Urbandale, IA-SAL011340 As someone who is driven by leading teams to success within an industry that is constantly evolving, it's an exciting time to consider U.S. Cellular for your next career move. Here, you'll have the opportunity to demonstrate your talent and passion in developing a winning sales team while enjoying the reward of witnessing their career success. While operat...
Des Moines, IA, 50322
Join us for our Open Interview Event! Stop by to meet our team, learn more about employment opportunities and sit down for an interview with one of our supervisors! When: Tuesday, November 18th 4:00pm - 6:00pm Where: Respite Connection 2469 106th St Urbandale, IA We're looking for fun, caring, responsible people who want a rewarding experience! Opportunities available working one onone with ...
Rochon Corporation of Iowa, Inc. is seeking a Project Superintendent to run commercial construction projects. Duties; 1. Coordinate and manage all on site operations of commercial construction projects ranging in size from $500,000 to $25,000,000. 2. Perform safety planning for jobsite. Identify and coordinate elimination of any potential safety hazards. 3. Implement quality control, including...
Project Manager Engineering - Urbandale, IA or Cedar Rapids, IA-ENG000522 Responsible for the construction of Mobile Telephone Switching Offices (MTSO) and new cell sites as well as project management of cell site modifications and other cross functional projects. Essential Duties and Key Responsibilities - Manage site construction and connectivity, ensuring appropriate distribution of workload...
Since 1906, Hussmann has been helping retailers preserve and display fresh foods. Today, Hussmann is a world leader in manufacturing, selling, installing and servicing merchandising equipment and refrigeration systems to customers throughout the world. Hussmann serves a wide variety of customers involved in the global cold chain. These include supermarkets, mass merchants, warehouse clubs, conven...
We are in need of Test Coordinators with solid leadership skills! Having a testing background is a major plus, but this candidate will be managing the QA processes for a team. (not actually testing) Other details: Facilitating Test planning sessions, creating test strategies and packaging test plans, assisting the PM with identifying testing risks and issues, attending the release level status ...
NOW HIRING: LINE COOKS We're always looking for great team members to show a passion to serve. In return, we offer flexible work schedule, a great work environment, excellent opportunities for advancement and more! Join the Bakers Square team today! Cook Cooks Line Cook Line Cooks Prep Cook Prep Cooks Kitchen Prep Kitchen Cocineros Jefe Jefa Cocinero Cocinera Cocine...
Who We Are: Dickten Masch Plastics is a very successful, growth oriented plastics producer serving a wide variety of end markets including medical, automotive, building products and key transportation segments. With more than 70 years in the plastics industry, we have developed a reputation for operational excellence, employee development, and community leadership. Dickten Masch Plastics is part ...
This position is located in our IA, West Des Moines facility Develops, organizes, and conducts training and educational programs for customer personnel. 1. Develops, tests, maintains, and delivers training programs and related materials in support of customer training objectives. 2. Establishes course content and objectives. 3. Conducts training sessions and develops criteria for evaluating th...
This position is located in our IA, West Des Moines facility 1. Analyzes user needs to determine functional requirements for a wide variety of projects. 2. Performs functional allocations to identify tasks and their inter-relationships 3. Researches, identifies and recommends resources required for task execution and completion 4. Performs functional modeling based on requirements analysis 5....
This position is located in our IA, West Des Moines facility ****** This position is located in West Des Moines, IA - Telecommuting is NOT available. ****** This position is responsible for providing phone based support to end users in the medical community. The position requires the ability to listen, analyze, document, resolve and or escalate issues while providing excellent customer service s...
This position is located in our IA, West Des Moines facility Gathers, analyzes, and interprets a wide variety of data. 1. Plans data collection, and analyzes and interprets statistical data from surveys, experiments, studies, and other sources. 2. Plans methods to collect information and develops questionnaire techniques according to survey design. 3. Conducts surveys, evaluates reliability of...
America’s Best is a wholly owned subsidiary of National Vision, Inc that currently operates retail optical stores in 28 states and the District of Columbia. With over 370 locations across the country, and forty stores being added annually, America's Best consistently delivers millions of pairs of quality eyeglasses, contact lenses and eye exams to our customers at the low prices America deserves e...
Job Location West Des Moines, IA Virtual Location No Job Description Summary of Responsibilities: Responsible for managing the overall business relationship with the regionalized support departments. Accountable for developing project plan and making decisions to prioritize acquisition and align resources to meet business plan objectives within specified time period. Engages infrastructure m...
Dillard's, Inc. ranks among the nation's largest fashion apparel and home furnishings retailers with annual sales exceeding $5 billion. The Company focuses on delivering maximum value to its shoppers, with fairly priced merchandise complemented by exceptional customer service. Dillard's stores offer a broad selection of merchandise, including products sourced and marketed under Dillard's private-b...
Compliance Analyst: • Life insurance experience: this hire will be responding to life insurance complaints, so experience with life insurance is critical. Someone that has worked in a life insurance administration background would be very helpful. A good candidate would be familiar with the workflow of an insurance sale, including past use of imaging systems to obtain information and documents. A...
This is an exciting opportunity to grow your retail sales career and experience unlimited earning potential in an innovative, team-oriented environment. Our proprietary products, exclusive distribution, best-in-class sales training and relationship-based sales process enable you to build lifelong relationships and a rewarding, long-term career. Our retail sales professionals convey a passion for o...
Under supervision of results, assist and perform candidate screening, qualification, and pre-packaging of candidates and submit to field Associates or VMS client representative to support staffing goals and objectives. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Analyze client requirements against candidate qualifications and submit candidates directly to the field Associates or VMS client representa...
The Talent Representative is responsible for the identification, qualification, and matching of candidates. The Talent Representative builds relationships with candidates through the delivery of exceptional customer service characterized by mutual respect, understanding, and trust. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Identify, engage, and recruit qualified candidates by performing sourcing ac...

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