Career Opportunities

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Find fulfillment both personally and professionally at GuideOne. With GuideOne, you have the opportunity to do meaningful work that makes a difference in people’s lives. You can follow your passion, be recognized, and be in charge of your own career. Browse our job openings to find a career that matches your skills and interests. As a part of the GuideOne team, you receive a strong employee benefits package. In addition, GuideOne employees are rewarded for their personal contributions when the company reaches its profitability goals! GuideOne employs approximately 750 individuals across the country and is licensed to do business in all 50 states.

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Why I Work for GuideOne

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  • Adi R.

    Enterprise Systems Engineer III
    GuideOne since 2006

    “Throughout my tenure at GuideOne, I can say that I’m truly proud to be a part of an organization that has not only transformed my professional career, but also developed me as an individual. The relationships I have built are a direct product of a management team that is laser focused and believes in the same common goal – growth!” 

  • Andrea S.

    Commercial Senior Underwriter
    GuideOne since 2012

    “One thing that has kept me at GuideOne is a very supportive management team, and coworkers who I enjoy being around. I appreciate the smaller company feel of Guide One compared to other bigger companies. I am also very proud of GuideOne’s sponsorships of different community events such as Imagineve, and post-prom events at our local high schools.”

  • Angela R.

    Enterprise Systems Engineer III
    GuideOne since 1997

    “I did contract work for GuideOne for over a year, so I witnessed the openness and opportunities that they offer to help employees grow in knowledge. Even when I was not a permanent employee, GuideOne gave me additional responsibilities and trusted me to train new contract employees starting with the company. I have been given numerous opportunities to grow my career and learn more about not only technology, but have been given the option to be involved in as many projects as I’m willing to learn and take on.”

  • Anita H.

    Commercial Senior Underwriter
    GuideOne since 1992

    “There are several value-added employee benefits with GuideOne: GuideOne Shoppe services, free lunches, free parking, after-hour activities promoting a healthier lifestyle, holiday entertainment, performance recognition thru the Philosophy in Action program, social activities through the Fun Committee.”

  • Ann M.

    AVP and Associate General Counsel
    GuideOne since 1988

    “GuideOne is a great place to work. Our employees seem friendlier, and more professional than many other places I’ve seen. Everyone truly works together as a team and looks out for one another. It’s a friendly and supportive environment.” 

  • Annette J.

    Corporate Training Manager
    GuideOne since 2009

    “GuideOne gives close attention to the civic aspect of the company. We help organizations be successful and have a true desire to make a difference in the communities we serve. What keeps me here is the ability to make a difference.”

  • Brian B.

    Property Lead Adjuster and Training Specialist
    GuideOne since 2003

    “This is a very exciting time to be a part of GuideOne. I have been placed in a Lead position, which is crucial to the advancement and development of the company. My manager really empowered me to take this on, and it fits my personality perfectly.”

  • Briana P.

    Church Underwriter
    GuideOne since 2014

    “I like that I work in a niche business. I feel like an expert in my field and I feel confident about my business decisions and the impact I make in the business every day. There is a lot of team collaboration, and my Manager is easy to work with. I enjoy GuideOne being a mid-size company because I am not just a number; I see familiar faces on a regular basis. Everyone looks out for each other.”

  • David B.

    Actuary
    GuideOne since 2012

    “I came to work for GuideOne in Iowa from Connecticut. After growing up in New York I appreciate what Des Moines has to offer; Iowa is a great place to live! There are no issues with traffic, many new housing developments, and you get a lot of house for your money. There are so many local restaurants and the economy is great here, there is a lot more to do here than you think!” 

  • Emily M.

    Inside Sales Representative
    GuideOne since 2011

    “I love our health initiatives; they motivate you to stay healthy and visit the doctor, when needed. GuideOne also starts you with more PTO than most companies.”

  • Katina B.

    Business Unit Manager
    GuideOne since 1997

    “I think that it is the best thing to stay in touch with your teams especially as remote employees. We are a very close-knit group. I really look forward to our team meetings.
    I’ve never had a bad experience when coming back to Home Office. The culture encourages us to stay healthy, to get out into our communities; we are a very friendly group. It feels like family.”

  • Nissa M.

    Paralegal II
    GuideOne since 2015

    “The benefits at GuideOne are fantastic!  Benefits like the wellness program, GuideOne Shoppe and lunch are great. You don’t have to leave the building throughout the day to do anything. They even have a vendor that will pick up your car for an oil change and bring it back when they are done!”