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  • Floater Teller/New Accounts (Blair Office) (Full-time)

    We are currently seeking a Floater Teller/New Accounts Representative that will operate a teller’s window by providing prompt, efficient and accurate customer service while representing the Bank in a courteous, professional manner.  This position will also serve as a back-up to New Accounts as needed, performing a variety of customer service.  This includes opening new checking, savings and certificate of deposit accounts, closing deposit accounts, answering questions from existing and prospective customers, and answering and transferring calls.  Work is varied in nature with changing priorities.  This position is full-time with an expectation to work 40 hours per week and every other Saturday.

    Reliable transportation is required.  You will travel to any of the First State Bank & Trust locations.  You will predominately travel between our Arlington Office and Blair Office.  You will occasionally travel between our Parkview Office, Downtown Office, Main Office and our Walmart Office.  You will relieve tellers who are absent in whatever capacity at the location needed and work the hours of that location.  This position requires extensive knowledge of all teller operations and flexibility in the performance of teller duties.  Exercise independent judgement in some instances under limited supervision.

    This position plays an essential role in finding the right solutions to meet customers’ needs.  Our ideal candidate enjoys face-to-face meetings with new people, being a member of a team and seeking opportunities to exceed our customer’s expectations.

    Becoming a teller is a great way to get a glimpse into the broad world of finance and banking.  Tellers project a professional image in dress, manner and communication and must also comply with all bank policy, regulations, and laws.

    Hours: Monday-Friday hours of operation of offices.  Saturdays are on a every other rotation of 7:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.  This position travels between branches as assigned to assist customers with a variety of transactions.

    Essential Job Duties:

    • Open and maintain a cash drawer.
    • Process customer transactions, including receiving deposits, verifying cash and endorsements and issuing receipts, installment loan payments, making withdrawals, cashing checks, scanning work and providing customer account printouts and open consumer and business deposit new accounts independently, efficiently and accurately.
    • Reconcile mail drop and night depository.
    • Investigate discrepancies and make corrections as needed.
    • Prepares cashier’s checks, money order’s, gift cards as requested.
    • Balances transactions at the end of the day and verifies cash totals.
    • And other miscellaneous duties as needed.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    • Strong interpersonal and customer relations skills.
    • Strong math skills.
    • Highly motivated and dependable.
    • Friendly, outgoing communication style.  Ability to communicate clearly with customers.
    • Flexible, versatile and resilient.
    • Excellent verbal communication skills.
    • Analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Strong computer skills.
    • Ability to multitask.
    • Effective team player.

    Education & Experience:

    • High school diploma or equivalent.
    • Previous sales and money handling experience preferred, but willing to train successful candidates.

    Physical Requirements:

    • Ability to stand for extended periods of time.
    • Ability to stand, walk, carry and reach with hands and arms.
    • Ability to lift heavy amounts of coin (=50 lbs.).

    Benefits include:

    • Competitive salary based on experience.
    • Hiring bonus (requirements must be met).
    • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and AD&D Insurance.
    • 401(k) with employer match (eligibility requirements must be met).
    • Paid Time Off (eligibility requirements must be met).
    • Payroll Direct Deposit.
    • Free Bank services.
    • Discounted YMCA Gym Membership.
    • 11 paid holidays.

    Prior to hire, we do background screening and drug testing. This is required. Must have a valid driver’s license.

    An application to apply is available below or from any of our locations.


  • Commercial Loan Officer (Main Office) (Full-time)

    Develop and manage commercial, real estate and consumer loans which meet established lending requirements within the Loan Policy of First State Bank & Trust Company and which provide maximum profitability to the Bank with minimal risk.

    Essential Functions:

    • Interview loan applicants, collect and analyze financial and other related data to determine the general creditworthiness of the prospect and the merits of the specific loan request.
    • Establish and negotiate, when necessary, the terms under which credit will be extended, including the costs, repayment method and schedule and collateral requirements.
    • Manage commercial, real estate and consumer, loans. Counsel loan customers, when necessary, on loan management and beneficial financial strategies.
    • Develop new business by contacting prospects and customers.
    • Adhere to loan policy and underwriting guidelines, subject to final approval.
    • Knowledge of and ability to analyze collateral at remote locations.
    • Collect and analyze information that reflects the current creditworthiness of customers and the current merits of existing loans. Information may be obtained by direct inspection of the applicant’s business and/or collateral, review of interim financial reports and personal interview.
    • Monitor loan repayment activities and take necessary action to collect from past due accounts.
    • Keep abreast of current trends in banking by regularly reading appropriate periodicals and by attending selected seminars and conventions.
    • Deal with attorneys representing the financial institution on loan matters as required.
    • Serve as a member of Loan Committee which makes preliminary evaluations of loan requests as defined by board policy. Present and review loan requests with directors for their consideration and approval or rejection.
    • Provide input to the budget-making process.
    • Participate in community affairs to increase the Bank’s visibility and to enhance new business opportunities.
    • Cross-sell additional bank products and services.

    Job Requirements and Qualifications

    Education:

    • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree.
    • 3+ years’ experience in the commercial lending industry is desired, with knowledge of financial management, retail banking and bank operations.

    Knowledge/Experience:

    • Strong financial analysis and underwriting skills
    • Ability to read, interpret and understand financial information
    • Excellent communication and customer service skills
    • Self-starter
    • Excellent time management
    • Professional image

    Other Information:

    Special Information (Travel required, physical requirements, on-call schedules, and so on):

    • In the performance of respective tasks and duties, the employee is expected to maintain knowledge of and ensure compliance with Bank Secrecy Act regulations and all other regulatory, security and bank policies. Required to comply with the SAFE Act, including successful initial and ongoing registration in the Registry.
    • Company Conformance-In the performance of respective tasks and duties, the employee is expected to successfully perform quality work within deadlines with or without supervision, interact professionally with other employees, customers and suppliers; work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments and work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations.
    • Other Duties -This job description in no way should be construed as a contract for employment. These job duties may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.  Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

    Prior to hire, we do background screening and drug testing. This is required. Must have a valid driver’s license.

    An application to apply is available below or from any of our locations.


  • Teller (Parkview Office) (Full-time)

    As a Branch Teller with First State Bank & Trust Company you will be responsible for providing customers with prompt, professional and courteous customer service in handling customers depositing and withdrawing money and record details of the transactions.  Relieve tellers who are absent in whatever capacity and location needed.  Requires extensive knowledge of all teller operations and flexibility in the performance of teller duties.  Exercise independent judgement in some instances under limited supervision.  The expectation, if full-time, is to work 40 hours per week and every other Saturday.

    Essential Functions:

    • Provides outstanding customer service.
    • Opens and maintains a cash drawer.
    • Provides a complete range of customer services, including receiving deposits, verifying cash and endorsements and issuing receipts, installment loan payments, making withdrawals, cashing checks, scanning work and providing customer account printouts and open new accounts.
    • Prepares cashier’s checks, money order’s, gift cards as requested.
    • Balances transactions at the end of the day and verifies cash totals.
    • Promotes Bank products and services, including opening new accounts (exclude in Drive-Thru), explaining available products and services and gathering customer information to process new and existing accounts.
    • Stays abreast of all campaigns and promotions.
    • Assists customers with their day-to-day financial needs.
    • Opens and closes office by following established security procedures.
    • Completes duties as assigned to the Branch.
    • And other miscellaneous duties as needed.

    Job Requirements and Qualifications
    Education:

    • High school diploma or equivalent.

    Knowledge/Experience:

    • Strong communication skills (verbal/written).
    • Word processing and computer database skills.
    • Excellent attention to detail.
    • Ability to multitask.
    • Ability to job rotate with branch duties.
    • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.

    Other Requirements:

    • Ability to stand long periods of time.
    • Ability to be flexible as needed.
    • Ability to lift 25 pounds.
    • In the performance of their respective tasks and duties, the employee will maintain knowledge of the Bank Secrecy Act regulations and all other regulatory, security and bank policies and procedures.
    • Company Conformance-In the performance of respective tasks and duties, the employee is expected to successfully perform quality work within deadlines with or without supervision, interact professionally with other employees, customers and suppliers; work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments and work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations.
    • Other Duties -This job description in no way should be construed as a contract for employment. These job duties may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
    • First State Bank & Trust Company is an EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled.

    Prior to hire, we do background screening and drug testing. This is required. Must have a valid driver’s license.

    An application to apply is available below or from any of our locationsAbility to stand long periods of time.


  • Teller (Parkview Office) (Full-time)

    As a Branch Teller with First State Bank & Trust Company you will be responsible for providing customers with prompt, professional and courteous customer service in handling customers depositing and withdrawing money and record details of the transactions.  Relieve tellers who are absent in whatever capacity and location needed.  Requires extensive knowledge of all teller operations and flexibility in the performance of teller duties.  Exercise independent judgement in some instances under limited supervision.  The expectation, if full-time, is to work 40 hours per week and every other Saturday.

    Essential Functions:

      • Provides outstanding customer service.
      • Opens and maintains a cash drawer.
      • Provides a complete range of customer services, including receiving deposits, verifying cash and endorsements and issuing receipts, installment loan payments, making withdrawals, cashing checks, scanning work and providing customer account printouts and open new accounts.
      • Prepares cashier’s checks, money order’s, gift cards as requested.
      • Balances transactions at the end of the day and verifies cash totals.
      • Promotes Bank products and services, including opening new accounts (exclude in Drive-Thru), explaining available products and services and gathering customer information to process new and existing accounts.
      • Stays abreast of all campaigns and promotions.
      • Assists customers with their day-to-day financial needs.
      • Opens and closes office by following established security procedures.
      • Completes duties as assigned to the Branch.
      • And other miscellaneous duties as needed.

      Job Requirements and Qualifications
      Education:

      • High school diploma or equivalent.

      Education & Experience:

          • High school diploma or equivalent.
          • Previous sales and money handling experience preferred, but willing to train successful candidates.

      Physical Requirements:

          • Ability to stand for long periods of time.
          • Ability to stand, walk, carry and reach with hands and arms.
          • Ability to lift heavy amounts of coin (=50 lbs.).

      Benefits include:

          • Competitive salary based on experience.
          • Hiring bonus (requirements must be met).
          • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and AD&D Insurance.
          • 401(k) with employer match (eligibility requirements must be met).
          • Paid Time Off (eligibility requirements must be met).
          • Payroll Direct Deposit.
          • Free Bank services.
          • Discounted YMCA Gym Membership.
          • 11 paid holidays.

      Prior to hire, we do background screening and drug testing. This is required. Must have a valid driver’s license.

      An application to apply is available below or from any of our locations.

       


  • Teller – Bilingual in Spanish & English Preferred (Downtown Office) (Part-time)

    We are currently seeking a part- time teller, bilingual in Spanish and in English preferred, that will operate a teller’s window by providing prompt, efficient and accurate customer service while representing the Bank in a courteous, professional manner.  Responsible for balancing all financial transactions performed during work shift.  Tellers are cross-trained on opening new accounts once a mastery of teller skills have been demonstrated.  This position plays an essential role in finding the right solutions to meet customers’ needs.

    Becoming a teller is a great way to get a glimpse into the broad world of finance and banking.  Tellers project a professional image in dress, manner and communication and must also comply with all bank policy, regulations, and laws.

    Hours: Monday-Friday 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. and every other Saturday 7:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Some additional hours may be available.  Hours not to exceed 30 hours.

    Essential Job Duties:

    • Open and maintain a cash drawer.
    • Process customer transactions, including receiving deposits, verifying cash and endorsements and issuing receipts, installment loan payments, making withdrawals, cashing checks, scanning work and providing customer account printouts and open new accounts.
    • Prepares cashier’s checks, money order’s, gift cards as requested.
    • Balances transactions at the end of the day and verifies cash totals.
    • And other miscellaneous duties as needed.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    • Basic understanding and the ability to operate various office equipment such as: Typewriter, Printers, Computers, Fax, Adding machine and Copy machine.
    • Strong communication skills (verbal/written).
    • Ability to multitask.
    • Excellent customer service skills.

    Education & Experience:

    • High school diploma or equivalent.
    • Previous sales and money handling experience preferred, but willing to train successful candidates.

    Physical Requirements:

    • Ability to stand for long periods of time.

    Benefits include:

    • Competitive salary
    • 401(k) with employer match (eligibility requirements must be met)
    • Paid PTO (eligibility requirements must be met)
    • Free Bank services
    • Discounted YMCA Gym Membership

    Prior to hire, we do background screening and drug testing. This is required. Must have a valid driver’s license.

    An application to apply is available below or from any of our locations.


  • Teller – Walmart Office (Fremont) (Part-time)

    We are currently seeking a part-time teller to provide prompt, efficient, accurate customer service while giving a warm welcome as the face of the Bank. This position provides an individual, with a non-traditional schedule, the ability to work in a culture that will provide growth and development. As a Teller you are responsible for helping customers meet their financial goals by handling and balancing financial transactions (deposits, withdrawals, advances, loan payments, etc.).  Tellers have the opportunity to enhance customers experience by looking for opportunities to inform customers of other Bank products and services that will meet their needs.  This position will be cross-trained on opening new accounts once a mastery of teller skills has been demonstrated.

    We’re looking for people who want more than just a job – we want people who want to make a difference in the community where we live and work! The teller position is a great way to get a glimpse into the broad world of finance and banking.  Tellers are responsible to project a professional image in dress, manner and communication and must also comply with all bank policy, regulations, and laws.

    Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. and every other Saturday 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.  Some additional hours may be available.  Hours not to exceed 30 hours.

    Job Qualifications:

    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Word processing and computer database skills
    • Ability to multitask
    • Excellent customer service skills
    • Previous sales and money handling experience preferred, but willing to train successful candidates
    • Ability to stand for long periods of time

    Benefits Include:

    • Competitive salary based on experience.
    • Hiring Bonus (requirements must be met).
    • 401(k) with employer match (eligibility requirements must be met).
    • Paid Time Off
    • Payroll Direct Deposit
    • Free Bank services
    • Gym membership (half an adult YMCA membership paid by the Bank).
    • Paid Holidays

    Prior to hire, we do background screening and drug testing. This is required. Must have a valid driver’s license.

    An application to apply is available below or from any of our locations.


If you wish to complete an application for these openings or future openings, please download the application below and return it completed to:
Kristy Pafford at First State Bank & Trust Co. at 1005 E. 23rd Street or mail it to PO Box 549, Fremont, NE 68026-0549.

You may also request an application at any of our locations. Our branches are located at:

Main Office – 1005 East 23rd Street, Fremont
Downtown Office – 225 N. Main, Fremont
Parkview Office – 1965 E. Military, Fremont
Walmart Office – 3010 East 23rd Ave N. (in Wal-Mart), Fremont
Blair Office – 555 S. 19th Street, Blair
Arlington Office – 130 W. Eagle Street, Arlington

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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