Residential property management (RPM) is a meaningful career field that’s ideal for transitioning military service members and military spouses. The industry offers many avenues for applying military experience in a flexible setting that enables you to demonstrate your personal and professional strengths.
Military experience often brings the technical and mechanical skills that translate well to careers as maintenance technicians, as well as the human resource and operations or logistics management capabilities that the jobs of community manager and apartment industry supplier demand. And because many service members and their families have experienced frequent moves, as leasing consultants they easily relate to the needs and concerns of potential renters.
If you’re a military spouse, RPM also provides career opportunities after you receive moving orders. With over 35 million Americans living in rental communities, you can easily find a RPM position when you transfer to your new location.
Many companies offer training for the military community, such as Equity Residential's Military Personnel Training Program.
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