Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to questions we frequently receive from job applicants:


Q. How do I apply for an open position?
You can apply for a position via our online job application. If you don’t have convenient, confidential access to a computer and you live in the Des Moines area, you may review position openings and apply online at Wellmark’s Employment Center. The center is located in the main lobby of 1331 Grand Avenue, in Des Moines, Iowa. It is open from Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Q. Can I just send you my resume and be considered for any current or future positions for which I may be qualified?
A. To be considered for an open position, you should apply for a position that is posted on our website.


Q. Do I need to fill out an application to apply for a position?
Yes, We request that all interested applicants complete our employment application. 


Q. Do I need to fill out an application or submit a resume every time I want to apply for a position?
No. Once you have created a candidate profile and employment application, you will be able to use the same application whenever you apply for an open position. You may also update your information on our Web site whenever you wish. 

Q. Can I apply for more than one position?
Yes. By applying on the Web site, you can submit your application for as many open positions you feel qualified for and are interested in.


Q. How long does it take to fill a position?
. The length of time to fill a position may vary.


Q. When can I expect to hear something about the position and/or my application?
When you apply for a position online, you will receive an immediate e-mail confirmation that your application and/or resume has been received. Due to the large volume of inquiries received, we will contact only those with the qualifications and skills the position requires. Once the position is closed you will be notified.


Q. How do I know you received my application/resume?
When you apply online, you will receive immediate e-mail notification that your application has been received.


Q. The position I applied for no longer appears on the Web site. Does this mean the position has been filled?
If the position is no longer on the web site, the screening process has begun and we are no longer accepting applications.

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