Careers at Homesteaders

Discover our current openings and find a career where you can make a difference.

At Homesteaders, our team is committed to creating an environment where employees enjoy coming to work, and it shows in the way we support one another’s success. We truly offer the best of both worlds: a growing and continuously improving company rooted in the strong values we established more than a century ago. Based in West Des Moines, Iowa, we pride ourselves in promoting a healthy work-life balance and operate in a hybrid work environment where departments have the flexibility to choose schedules that work best for their teams. Check out our current openings and find a career where you can make a difference.

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Our Core Values


Be Your Best 

Arrive with your best attitude and ability. Be responsive, accountable, flexible and honest.


Serve Boldly 

Dare to be committed, confident and creative in the pursuit of success.


Be Humble 

Listen, value and respect the opinions of others.



Care for your customers, your work, your colleagues and yourself.


About Us

Homesteaders Life Company’s mission is to help people design a better farewell, benefitting those they love. Founded in 1906 for the expressed purpose of funding funeral and final expenses, Homesteaders has emerged as a trusted name in the funeral profession because of the stability, security and integrity of our insurance products. We also offer comprehensive marketing and operational support to help funeral providers connect with families. By joining Homesteaders, you’ll have the opportunity to do important work that helps people experience the value of preneed and the benefits of planning ahead.



Hiring Process




1. Application

After you apply, our recruiting professionals will carefully review applications to determine potential next steps. Generally, within a few weeks of submitting your application, we'll select applicants to interview.




2. Interview

If selected, you'll be invited to complete either an in-person or virtual interview. If you’re chosen for a second-round interview, you’ll speak with leaders and potentially team members in either an in-person or virtual interview.  




3. Offer

If you're extended an offer for the position, you will receive a call to discuss the details of the job offer. If you choose to accept, we’ll follow up with the details you need to prepare for your first day.


Homesteaders is an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to equal employment opportunity, advancement and diversity. We respect and strive for diversity in all employment decisions.

Homesteaders uses E-Verify in its hiring process.

Follow this link to access machine-readable files (MRFs) that are made available in response to federal Transparency in Coverage rules. The MRFs contain pricing information, which is maintained by Wellmark, about covered items and services, and are formatted to allow third parties to access and analyze the data.

Follow this link to access the No Surprises Act notice that is also made available in response to federal Transparency in Coverage rules. This notice contains information about medical billing policies and is maintained by Wellmark.