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Loan Officer

Job Details

Full Time
Bachelor Degree


EOE M/F/Vets/Disability Affirmative Action Employer

JOB SUMMARY:  This position is responsible for developing new business, underwriting, structuring, and the closing of loans, as well as, maintaining and servicing an existing portfolio.  Represents the bank in local community through active participation in community affairs and participates in marketing all of the bank’s products and services.


  • Provide service to customers and prospective customers seeking loans and/or deposit services.
  • Monitor an existing loan portfolio to ensure proper risk ratings and early identification of potential problems.
  • Source, develop and underwrite new financing requests for new & existing customers.
  • Maximize bank profitability through appropriate pricing of new loan originations, fee income, and selling of all bank products & services.
  • Daily review, approval and disposition of overdrafts.
  • Negotiate terms, structure loan financing based on risk considerations and present credits for approval to appropriate levels of authority with the bank as required.
  • Support the bank’s strong relationship banking culture through on-going customer contact, quality customer service, and superior product knowledge.
  • Must be able to meet attendance and punctuality standards.
  • Effectively work and cooperate with supervisors, co-workers and customers.
  • Follow the direction of supervisor.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Perform other duties and projects as required by Management.


  • Bachelor Degree in Finance, Business, Economics or related field preferred.
  • Formal credit training.
  • Proficient computer, 10 key, and typing skills.


  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills: able to work well with a wide range of people.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Demonstrate dependability through good attendance and adherence to timelines and schedules.
  • Strong follow through on projects and deliverables.
  • Strong analytical skills.  Sound judgment.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Strong sense of customer service.
  • Computer skills including experience with Windows applications, MS Office, especially Word and Excel.
  • Proven track record in working with all levels of senior management.


This work is sedentary and requires the following physical activities:

  • Sitting for long periods of time; occasional bending, squatting, kneeling, stooping; good finger dexterity and feeling; frequent repetitive motions; talking, hearing, and visual acuity.
  • Frequent lifting (up to 10 pounds of paper supplies or minor office equipment).
  • Driving to client locations and other sites as needed.


  • Normal office environment. 


  • Negotiable based on experience

NOTE:  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by an employee in this position.  These statements are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees in this position.