Join the Oakridge Neighborhood professional team today and make a real difference in the lives of our residents and those in the community who we serve. As Iowa’s largest provider of Section 8 housing, we pair this foundation of affordable housing with transformative wraparound services, making our mission truly life changing.



Oakridge Neighborhood offers a comprehensive benefit package for its employees, with varying levels of benefits dependent on employment status (part-time or full-time, salaried or hourly) and length of service. The Oakridge Neighborhood Employee Handbook outlines benefits in detail. Benefits may include:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Disability
  • 401k
  • Paid time off
  • 10 paid holidays for eligible employees
    • New Year’s Day
    • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
    • President’s Day
    • Memorial Day
    • Independence Day
    • Labor Day
    • Thanksgiving Day
    • Thanksgiving Friday
    • Christmas Eve
    • Christmas Day

Oakridge Neighborhood is an equal opportunity employer.


Current Openings

Neighborhood Safety Officers

We are seeking full-time neighborhood safety officers. Responsibilities include maintaining safety at the Oakridge campus composed of housing units, a senior apartment building, and administrative and program activity buildings. Must be able to pass criminal background, physical and drug screening and a lift test of 50 lbs. High school diploma or equivalent required. Two years of related experience and/or training preferred. Applicants with previous security, public safety, police or military experience are encouraged to apply.


Rebecca Tellis

Oakridge Neighborhood Services

1401 Center Street

Des Moines, IA 50314


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