Careers at Homesteaders

Discover what it's like to join the Homesteaders Life Company team.

Homesteaders truly offers the best of both worlds: a growing and continuously improving company that is rooted in the strong values we established more than a century ago.

Career Opportunities

Workplace Awards & Recognition

Top USA Workplace

Logo for Top Workplaces 2021 USA

Homesteaders has been recognized as a 2021 Top USA Workplace. Our company was selected for this award from 1,100 companies across the country.

“We truly have something special here at Homesteaders,” said Steve Shaffer, Homesteaders Chairman, President and CEO. “Our employees rose to the challenges of 2020 by bringing their best, serving boldly while maintaining their personal humility and caring for each other. I am honored to work in a place where people care about the work we do and care about each other.”

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Top Iowa Workplace

Homesteaders was also named a Top Iowa Workplace for the seventh consecutive year in 2021. Watch the video to learn more.

Homesteaders by the Numbers

Years and counting of helping plan and fund funerals in advance.

Employees who volunteered their time and talent last year to support local causes.

Consecutive years Homesteaders has been named a Top Iowa Workplace.

What Our Team Members Say:

  • We’re an industry leader, yet I can still walk down the hallway and the CEO knows who I am. People know each other by name. People care about each other.

    Business Development
  • I like working at Homesteaders because of the opportunities that they provide the employees. [The leadership team is] very open, very easy to talk to. They’re willing to share their knowledge with you and help you grow.
    Sales Administration
  • My favorite part about the culture of Homesteaders is seeing the passion of those around me, whether it be working on a technical solution or engaging directly with customers.

    Application Development


We believe our positive company culture fuels our success, which is why we're constantly evaluating and improving our team members' experiences. Employees participate in a workplace feedback survey to share their thoughts on working at Homesteaders.

Some of the words used to describe working at Homesteaders include: family, friendly, caring, innovative, positive and fun. If this sounds like a great fit for you, we encourage you to explore our career opportunities!

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Homesteaders is an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to taking positive action to meet our social responsibilities in the areas of equal employment opportunity and advancement. We respect and strive for diversity in all employment decisions.

Please select the links to learn more and apply now.

DevOps Engineer

Corporate Attorney

Training & Development Specialist

Vice President - Human Resources

Customer Service Representative

Claims Admin Support

Director, Accounting

Senior Human Resource Generalist

Director Application Development

Senior Salesforce Administrator


Homesteaders uses E-Verify in its hiring practices.