Careers At IRET

The most successful businesses are those that create an environment that encourages innovative thinking, comradery, and work-life balance. This is what you can expect as a team member at IRET.

Our team members are essential to IRET’s success, and we recognize and reward top talent with regular recognition, development opportunities, and clear career paths.   As a team member, you will be an essential building block to IRET's foundation. We recognize that our business cannot flourish without the talent and commitment from each of our employees.




With more than 450 team members throughout the Upper Midwest, IRET knows the importance of creating a culture of teamwork and unity. Whether you are working on-site at one of our apartment communities or are a member of one of our support teams, you are part of One Team at IRET.

Communication and collaboration enable our team members to support our overall mission of providing a great home for our residents, our team members, and our investors.


Growth & Development

The ability to develop skills and advance their career are two aspects of IRET's culture that excite our team members most.

Always striving to retain top talent, IRET is passionate about promoting from within while continuously offering training and development resources for our team members.


Work Life Balance

IRET is a flourishing company with homegrown values. Our culture thrives because we believe that family is important. With time off for school activities and robust benefits to promote the well-being of your family, IRET wants our team members to be present for their families while simultaneously growing their careers.


Green Workplace

IRET is creating vibrant communities through innovative environmental initiatives and a commitment to social responsibility. We know that our team members care about the environment and their communities and we offer them the unique opportunity to join a company that shares their values and is taking corporate-wide action to support sustainability.





Paid Leave

  • Vacation

  • Sick Leave

  • Nine Paid Holidays

  • Paid Family Leave

  • Purchased Paid Time

  • Volunteer Time

  • Parental Leave

  • Bereavement

  • Time off to Vote

Employer Paid or Subsidized

  • Health Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Health Savings Account

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Long Term Disability

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • 20% Discount on IRET Apartment Rental

Voluntary/Employee Paid

  • Vision Insurance

  • Supplemental Insurance Plans

  • Supplemental Life Insurance

  • Short Term Disability

  • Flex Savings Account

  • Dependent Care Account


Mission & Vision

We know the most successful organizations put people first, which is why our company is built around our employees. Our Mission and Vision unites our employees as one family. Our 6 keys are guide posts that create and encourage a culture of working hard for each other, our residents and our investors.


Our Mission

To provide a great home - for our residents, our employees, and our investors.


Our vision

To be the premier provider of apartment homes in vibrant communities by focusing on integrity and serving others.



6 Keys to Success


Do The Right Thing

Integrity, ethics, accountability guide all of our decisions, with a laser focus on delivering results.


One Team

We have one mission, one vision, one family, one team. Collaborate. Empower. Communicate.


Serve Others

Respect everyone. Build trust. Listen. Deliver outstanding customer service. Develop our communities.


Dare to Win

Respect everyone. Build trust. Listen. Deliver outstanding customer service. Develop our communities.


Embrace Change

Be flexible. Innovate the future. Thrive. Encourage and reward creativity.


Take Action

Lead the market. Be proactive. Execute on the strategy. Capitalize on opportunity.


Join our team, apply today