Military Spouses

As a military spouse, you need a profession that makes it easy to find a job when you move, provides predictable hours and job security, compensates you well, and allows for the time off you need. You can find all that — and more — with a career in the residential property management (RPM) industry, which posts hundreds of new job openings every week.


Residential Property Management Career Benefits

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Job Mobility

  • Job skills and experiences are transferable to communities nationwide.
  • Wherever you move, apartment communities are there.
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Comprehensive Benefits

  • Health insurance, 401k retirement plan, and life insurance.
  • Paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave.
  • May include rent reduction and the ability to work from home.
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People-Centered Atmosphere

  • Interact with and help residents.
  • Build a community.
  • Work in a team environment.
Carrie Riley

Case Study

Carrie Riley

Recruitment Manager

Carrie has worked in conventional, tax credit, and public housing communities. This experience helps her bring a balanced perspective to coordinating training and recruiting.

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Leasing Consultant

Towne Properties

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Assistant Manager

Towne Properties

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Property Manager

Towne Properties

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US Army

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Recruitment Manager

Towne Properties

RPM Career Paths


Work with your hands in a job that keeps you engaged through a variety of tasks and challenges.

  • Stay on the go.
  • Help others.
  • Solve problems.
  • Learn new skills.

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Leasing and Community Management

Experience in sales and customer service, as well as organizational and leadership skills, transfer well to a position in leasing and community management. Here you’ll match people with the right housing for them and help communities run smoothly.

  • Work regular hours.
  • Recruit and assist residents.
  • Cultivate strong communities.
  • Lead a team.

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Find Jobs in Your Area

NAA Education Institute provides broad-based education, training and recruitment programs that attract, nurture and retain high-quality professionals and develop tomorrow’s RPM industry leaders. Learn more about the opportunities available.