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Careers at First Nebraska Bank provide competitive compensation and benefits, an excellent work environment, and opportunities for improvement and advancement.

 

Market President - Bennet, NE

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Summary

This position is located in Bennet, NE and is responsible for the management, direction, and development of sales/service activities, marketing plan, operating budget, profitability, and operational integrity of the branch. Manage the branch personnel including loan officers, customer service representatives, and loan administration.  Provides leadership, training and supervision, as well as primary communication to branch staff in regards to bank policy and changes.  Manage the branch lending functions of commercial, agriculture, installment, and real estate loans.  Responsible for the development of all new loan and deposit business.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure that customers total financial service needs are identified and satisfied and those customer relationships are strengthened through the consistent delivery of quality customer service.
  • Interviews loan applications to develop financial needs and abilities and determines financial credit worthiness.
  • Gathers pertinent financial data, prepares a thorough credit analysis, and determines the acceptable risk of the loan.
  • Grants loans within lending authority and makes recommendations to the loan committee on loans above the lending authority.
  • Closes loans, assuring conformity with all regulations and proper documentation.
  • Supervise the overall soundness of all loans within the agricultural, commercial, installment, and real estate portfolio.
  • Work with branch personnel in the expansion and promotion of bank products and services to existing and new or prospective deposit and lending customers.
  • Contacts delinquent customers to collect on past due loans.
  • Responsible for the expansion of existing deposit and lending customer relationships, and the development of new business.
  • Calls on present and prospective customers to discuss bank services and to promote business development.
  • Manage the bank branch and serve as a positive role model, which includes promoting a professional work environment.
  • Manage the bank branch by:
    • Ensuring that the bank is adequately staffed with properly trained personnel.
    • Oversees branch human resources issues.
    • Guiding and advising subordinates in the more complex phases of their work.
    • Promote staff development through training, cross training, and career planning.
    • Ensure branch facilities operate effectively and efficiently in a condition of operating excellence; oversee building maintenance.
  • Promote the growth and profitability of the bank branch by:
    • Periodically review the loan portfolios to ensure that its loans conform to the bank’s lending policy and sound credit guidelines.
    • Achieve profit objectives of the bank by implementing strategies for improving deposit growth, fee income, and target pricing and managing expenses.
    • Prepare annual budget recommendations and operating the branch within its limitations.  Review and evaluate performance data in comparison to budget.
  • Represents the bank in various civic and community organizations to further enhance its image and develop additional business both during and after bank office hours.
  • Communicate necessary bank information to branch personnel through staff meetings, appropriate email, or one on one meetings, as necessary.
  • Lead employees using a performance management tool and provide feedback that encourages employee contribution, along with goal setting and a performance development plan.
  • Responsible for seeing appropriate bank and regulatory controls, practices, policies and procedures are followed within the branch.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as defined by Management.
  • Accountable for complying with all Bank Secrecy Act and Anti Money Laundering regulations, bank policies and procedures.

Skills

  • Professional and customer service oriented.
  • Self-directed and growth oriented.  Takes initiative and uses good judgement in making appropriate decisions.
  • Ability to analyze credit factors, including various financial statements and tax returns.
  • Organizational skills and detail-oriented individual.
  • Ability to sell additional FNB products and services to clients.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in Business, Banking, or related field, preferred, or comparable banking experience.
  • 3-5 years banking experience or related field.
  • 2-3 years lending experience including commercial, real estate, agricultural, and installment (concentration depends on branch location).
  • Appropriate lending licenses, if required.
  • Proven leadership in the areas of retail, lending, sales & customer relationships.
  • Strong knowledge of FNB’s products and services.
  • Valid Driver’s license
     

First Nebraska Bank is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

Market President - Columbus, NE

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Summary

This position is located in Columbus, NE and is responsible for the management, direction, and development of sales/service activities, marketing plan, operating budget, profitability, and operational integrity of the branch.   Management of the branch loan officers.   Provides leadership, training, and supervision, as well as primary communication to branch staff regarding bank policy and changes.  Manage the branch lending functions of commercial, agriculture, installment, and real estate loans.  Responsible for the development of all new loan and deposit business.

Responsibilities

  • Manage the bank branch and serve as a positive role model which includes promoting a professional work environment.
  • Ensure that customers total financial service needs are identified and met and that customer relationships are strengthened through the consistent delivery of quality customer service.
  • Manage the bank branch by:
    • Ensuring that the bank is adequately staffed with properly trained personnel.
    • Overseeing branch human resources issues.
    • Guiding and advising subordinates in the more complex phases of their work.
    • Promote staff development through training, cross training, and career planning.
    • Ensure branch facilities operate effectively and efficiently in a condition of operating excellence.
    • Review and assist in preparation of annual branch budget and operating the branch within its limitations. Review and evaluate performance data in comparison to budget.
  • Promote the growth and profitability of the bank branch by:
    • Periodically review the loan portfolios to ensure that its loans conform to the bank’s lending policy and sound credit guidelines.
    • Achieve profit objectives of the bank by implementing strategies for improving deposit growth, fee income, maintain target pricing, and managing expenses.
    • Interviews loan applicants to develop financial needs and abilities and determines financial credit worthiness.
    • Gathers pertinent financial data, prepares a thorough credit analysis, and determines the acceptable risk of the loan.
    • Grants loans within lending authority and makes recommendations to the loan committee on loans above the lending authority.
    • Closes loans, assuring conformity with all regulations and proper documentation.
    • Supervise the overall soundness of all loans within the agricultural, commercial, installment, and real estate portfolio.
    • Contacts delinquent customers to collect on past due loans.
    • Responsible for the expansion of existing deposit and lending customer relationships, and the development of new business.
    • Calls on present and prospective customers to discuss bank services and to promote business development.
    • Represents the bank in various civic and community organizations to further enhance its image and develop additional business both during and after bank office hours.
  • Communicate necessary bank information to branch personnel through staff meetings, appropriate email, or one on one meetings, as necessary
  • Lead employees using a performance management tool and provide feedback that encourages employee contribution, along with goal setting and a performance development plan.  
  • Responsible for seeing appropriate bank and regulatory controls, practices, policies and procedures are followed within the branch.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as defined by Executive Management
  • Accountable for complying with all Bank Secrecy Act and Anti Money Laundering regulations, bank policies and procedures.
     

Skills

  • Professional and customer service oriented
  • Self-directed and takes initiative to make appropriate decisions
  • Must be able to develop and encourage a sales culture
  • Organized, accurate and detail-oriented
  • Growth oriented
  • Ability to sell additional FNB products and services to clients
  • Ability to analyze credit factors, including various financial statements and tax returns
     

Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in Business, Banking, Finance, or related field, and/or 5-7 years banking experience
  • 5+ years of direct lending experience
  • Good communication and demonstrated managerial/supervisory experience required
  • Lending experience should include commercial, agricultural, real estate, and installment 
  • Demonstrated success in leadership and business development
  • Appropriate licenses as required
  • Valid NE Driver’s license
     

First Nebraska Bank is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

Northeast Regional Loan Officer - Emerson/Decatur, NE

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Summary

This regional position is a responsible for covering the Emerson and Decatur area. Responsibilities include developing new business and closing on loans, as well as maintaining and servicing an existing loan portfolio. It involves calling upon potential or existing customers to acquire new loans, maintain current banking relationships, and promote business development. Loan types would vary from small commercial, agriculture, installment, and real estate loans as needed. 

Responsibilities

  • Interviews loan applicants to develop financial needs and determines financial credit worthiness.
  • Gathers pertinent financial data, prepares a thorough credit analysis, loan presentation, and determines the acceptable risk and structure of the loan that comply with the Bank’s underwriting standards.
  • Grants loans within lending authority and makes recommendations to the loan committee on loans above their lending authority.
  • Closes loans, assuring conformity with all regulations and proper documentation.
  • Ensure that the customers total financial service needs are identified and met and that customer relationships are strengthened through the consistent delivery of quality customer service.
  • Contacts delinquent customers to collect on past due loans.
  • Work with Branch personnel in the expansion and promotion of bank products and services to existing and new or prospective deposit and lending customers.
  • Represents the bank in various civic and community organizations to further enhance its image and develop additional business both during and after bank office hours.
  • Additional related duties may be assigned.
  • Accountable for complying with all Bank Secrecy Act and Anti Money Laundering regulations, bank policies and procedures.
  • Will be responsible for business development within the northeastern portion of Nebraska
    Some travel required (no overnight stays) 

Skills

  • Strong customer service skills and enjoys working with the public
  • Self-directed and growth oriented. Takes initiative and uses good judgment in making appropriate decisions
  • Ability to analyze credit factors, including various financial statements and tax returns
  • Organized, accurate and detail-oriented
  • Ability to sell additional FNB products and services to clients

Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in Business, Banking, Finance, or related field, and 2-3 years direct lending/banking experience
  • Minimum 2 years of banking experience with emphasis in agricultural lending
  • Appropriate lending licenses, as required
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Good communication and demonstrated managerial/supervisory experience required
  • Additional lending experience including commercial, agricultural, installment, and real estate 
  • Proven leadership in the areas of retail, lending, sales & customer relationships
     

First Nebraska Bank is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

Application Information

FNB Job Application
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For all job opportunities, candidates should complete an Application and send to Angie Houser.

First Nebraska Bank
Attn: Angie Houser
PO Box 1277
Columbus, NE 68602
ahouser@firstnebraska.bank