Post Close Specialist
Job Details
MLT - Headquarters - Mountlake Terrace, WA
Full Time
4 Year Degree

Full vaccination against COVID-19 is a requirement for employment at 1st Security Bank of Washington.  Accommodations for sincerely held religious beliefs or medical conditions contraindicating the vaccination may be requested.  Requests for required forms should be directed to the HR Department.



Join our team!  1st Security Bank team members deliver service that "WOWs" each other and our customers. We value relationships, teamwork, community, and professional growth in a safe, friendly, and progressive workplace. We celebrate diversity and support equality for all. If you share these core values and are committed to career excellence, let us help you reach your dreams!


1st Security Bank is looking to find a dynamic individual to fill our Post Close Specialist position in our Secondary Marketing Department at our Mountlake Terrace Administration Building! If you are the type of individual that would enjoy working at one of the Puget Sound's Best Places to Work for 6 years in a row and focuses on providing an exceptional client experience, then 1st Security Bank is the place for you. 1st Security Bank was named a bronze medal winner in its class in the Puget Sound Business Journal's Best Workplaces contest in its first year nominated and is also consistently rated a 5 star Bank in Washington State by Bauer Financial, an independent bank rating firm.



1st Security Bank is hiring a Post-Closing Specialist for its Mountlake Terrace, WA location! Are you looking to get started in Mortgage Finance?  Do you thrive in details? Do you like to meet deadlines and carve up data?  Our team is looking to add another individual to support our continued growth in mortgage lending. We are committed to a supportive team environment where the goals of the group come before any individual needs.  Apply to today to join us on our journey to be the best secondary marketing group in the Pacific Northwest! This position is responsible for various activities required for the administration of mortgage loans from funding through investor purchase.



8:00AM to 5:00PM Monday through Friday



  • Responsible for management of the shipping pipeline to ensure all shipping and lock due dates are met.
  • Review and coordinate clearing of funding purchase conditions for each investor.
  • Maintain contact with the Investor to review any outstanding conditions and to follow up on status of purchase.
  • Review loan files post-funding and perform tasks to complete the transaction utilizing company processes and checklists.
  • Responsible for management of FHA, VA and USDA insuring pipeline in accordance with department policies for timely completion of insurance activities.
  • Review and certification of insuring packages for FHA, VA, USDA and WSHFC.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • Full medical, dental, and vision coverage for individual or family plan.
  • Life insurance.
  • Long- and short-term disability insurance.
  • 401K matching program.
  • Paid sick and vacation time.



  • Relationship Driven - we strive to "WOW" (surprise, excite and delight) each other and our customers.
  • Ethicalfair, honest and act with integrity. 
  • Lead by Example maintain a positive attitude, show respect for others, and have some fun!
  • Accountable - we take our responsibilities seriously and we meet our commitments with urgency.
  • Team Player - dependable, enthusiastic contributor to team success and to the greater good of the bank.
  • Embrace Dreams - we encourage each other to reach for our dreams.
  • Diversity - we celebrate diversity and support equality for all.
  • Community Oriented - we actively support our communities and the Bank's CRA initiatives.
  • Open and Honest Communication - always professional, responsive, and timely.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a Finance related Major
  • At least 2 years of related experience required
  • Minimum of 5 years of mortgage banking experience in lending, closing, title, escrow, or related fields preferred.
  • Team Player
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to provide best in class customer service to other departments.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite with an emphasis in Excel and Access
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and multi-tasking environment.
  • Strong organization and time management skills as well as close attention to detail.
  • Experience with Encompass and Optimal Blue would be a plus.



To perform this job successfully, an individual should be proficient in Microsoft Office Products and other Database software. Solid word processing and computer database skills with accurate keyboarding at 60+ wpm.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The employee will operate in a general office environment, using office equipment such as a phone and a computer. The employee must be able to bend and squat occasionally when accessing storage.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate as compared to a private office with light foot traffic and office equipment. The employee must be able and willing to interact frequently with the general public.