Jobs in Des Moines, Iowa, United States

Jobs in Des Moines — “Hartford of the West”

Located in the state of Iowa, Des Moines is Polk County’s county seat. According to the census in 2010, the city’s population was at more than 203,000. This number is added to the tourists who visit Des Moines’ attractions, such as the State Capitol, the Greater Des Moines Botanical Center, the Iowa State Fair, the Des Moines Art Center, the Salisbury House & Gardens, the Blank Park Zoo, and the Science Center of Iowa. More than its tourist sites, Des Moines is the main hub of the country’s insurance industry and has a number of big publishing businesses and financial services. This makes it a great destination for professionals as well.

An Insurance Center

Des Moines is actually number one in terms of insurance companies in the US. According to an article in Business Wire, Des Moines is the third biggest insurance capital anywhere in the world. Des Moines also serves as host to the Meredith Corporation, the Principal Financial Group, Ruan Transportation, Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, and EMC Insurance Companies. Other companies with operations in the city are Voya Financial, Wells Fargo, National Mutual Insurance Company, Marsh, ACE Limited, Pioneer Hi-Bred, and Monsanto.

It is expected that Des Moines then, was ranked as the Best Place for Business by Forbes in 2010 as well as 2013. NBC also listed Des Moines as the Wealthiest City in America in 2014.

A Good Place to Live and Work

Buying groceries, accessing health care, purchasing houses, and paying for utilities and transportation is cheaper in Des Moines compared to the average in the US. Moreover, its unemployment rate of 4.4% is lower than the US national average unemployment rate of 5.2%.  What this indicates is that it may be easier to find a job in Des Moines than in other similarly sized US cities. This trend may continue, as its recent job growth has been positive.

Forbes actually ranked the metropolitan area of Des Moines as the Best Places for Business and Careers in 2010, according to its cost of living, cost of doing business, crime rate, and educational attainment.

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Part-timeDes Moines home needs a part-time house cleaner. Ideal match will meet the requirements below. Bathroom Cleaning Kitchen Cleaning General Room Cleaning
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 13th February
Job DescriptionAt Wells Fargo, we want to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. We’re looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 15th February
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Description: As a Starbucks Team Member, you deliver the beverages offered by Starbucks to Target guests. As a Starbucks Team Member, you are responsible for delivering on the Starbucks' brand and guest standards ...
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Microsoft’s Cloud Operations & Innovation (CO+I) is the engine that powers our cloud services. As a CO+I Datacenter Technician, you will perform a key role in delivering the core infrastructure and ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 12th February
Job DescriptionAbout Wells Fargo Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.9 trillion in assets. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy our ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 13th February
It’s not what we do. It’s who we are. At Principal, every role supports a greater purpose— to help people live their best lives. And after more than 130 years, we’ve never had a more vibrant and ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 13th February
Job DescriptionAt Wells Fargo, we want to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. We’re looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 15th February
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 15th February
Job Summary and Mission This position contributes to Starbucks success by providing legendary customer service to all customers. This job creates the Starbucks Experience for our customers by providing customers with ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 15th February
Job DescriptionAt Wells Fargo, we want to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. We’re looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 11th February
More than 7 billion people depend on farms for healthy and affordable food. By 2050, the global population will reach 9.4 billion and farmers will need new ways to deliver on this demand.  They’ll be seeking ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 15th February
I'm looking for a great babysitter for 2 children. It is important to us that you have your own car. Looking for a caregiver for my infant son and 2-year-old daughter. Looking for care 12:30pm-5:30 p.m.
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 15th February
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Description: Target is one of the world's most recognized brands and one of America's leading retailers. Guests come to Target for everyday inspiration in home, apparel and accessories, and more. Providing that ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 8th February
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More than 7 billion people depend on farms for healthy and affordable food. By 2050, the global population will reach 9.4 billion and farmers will need new ways to deliver on this demand.  They’ll be seeking ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 15th February
What you will doPerform Installation, configuration, testing and troubleshooting activities on Intrusion Alarm Systems, Access Control, CCTV, Intercom, Network infrastructure; PA Systems, Fire Alarm, and other PC based ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 15th February
Responsibilities: Are you looking a valuable and rewarding career? Do you thrive in an environment where dependability and accountability is key? If you answered "YES, then you’ll be happy to know that ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 14th February
Job DescriptionAbout Wells Fargo Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a diversified, community-based financial services company with $2.0 trillion in assets. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy our ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 14th February
Housekeeping new Add to Favorites
Cleaning bedrooms kitchen basement cleaning basement carpet living room the normal cleaning please.
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 9th February
I'm looking for a great nanny for 2 children. We ask that you handle pickups/drop-offs as needed. It is important to us that you have your own car.
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 12th February
Job Title: Courier/Delivery Driver - Swing Shift $18.13/HRJob Requisition Number: RC119805Category: Courier/Tractor-Trailer DriverJob Family: FXE-US: DriverTime Type: Full TimeCompensation: $0Locations:Des Moines, ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 15th February