Are you looking for a post-military career? Residential property management (RPM) companies post hundreds of job openings every week in an industry that values veterans.

Those in RPM are thankful for veterans’ commitment to serving our country and hope to now serve you by getting you started in a rewarding new career. They know your talents and work ethic would lift communities, just as your commitment has lifted the nation.

Many military skills are transferable to maintenance or community management in RPM, and employers provide on-the-job training. Through your teamwork with colleagues and interaction with residents, you’ll also enjoy the kind of camaraderie you had during your service.

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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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Career Growth

  • Companies typically promote from within.
  • Companies offer continuing education opportunities.
  • Companies may offer tuition assistance.
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People-Centered Atmosphere

  • Interact with and help residents.
  • Build a community.
  • Work in a team environment.
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Case Study

Shannon Tutor

Community Manager

Shannon manages two communities for seniors and people with disabilities, overseeing billing, maintenance, personnel, and more.

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Operations Manager

US Army

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Operations Supervisor


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Community Manager

Beacon Property Management

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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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.